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Forum: Electric Guitar 02-05-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By HomerSGR
Matching pickups is all about volume/output...

Matching pickups is all about volume/output differences. Experiment and see what you like. I don't think it would be unusable, but it certainly is a bit of an extreme choice output wise.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-05-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By HomerSGR
Niiiiice guitar. Buy it. / George Lynch is my...

Niiiiice guitar.

Buy it.

/ George Lynch is my favourite guitarplayer ever.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-02-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By HomerSGR
I don't think there is much difference? MIM...

I don't think there is much difference?

MIM Standard Strats are available in colours like black, arctic white, sunburst, candy apple red and lake placid blue and American Standards are available in...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-01-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By HomerSGR
HNGD! Really want to try (buy) one of these.

HNGD!

Really want to try (buy) one of these.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-15-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 508
Posted By HomerSGR
Those are common nitro checks. Happens a lot with...

Those are common nitro checks. Happens a lot with guitars that's been out in the cold and then are brought into room temperature without given the chance to warm up. Happens sometimes without such...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-15-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 508
Posted By HomerSGR
Laminate? You mean the finish? The top on Gibsons...

Laminate? You mean the finish? The top on Gibsons are rather thick maple caps and not laminate. Would be very surprised if there was a crack in the wood at this point, unless someone overtightened...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-13-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By HomerSGR
Blue! You can get white Strats at every price...

Blue!

You can get white Strats at every price point - that mystic blue is rarer, and much more exclusive to the American Standard Series (and now discontinued).
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-11-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By HomerSGR
10 years ago? Nah, they were available up until...

10 years ago? Nah, they were available up until the Japanese factory closed in 2012.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-08-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By HomerSGR
There was a MIJ Pro Series Jackson that fits what...

There was a MIJ Pro Series Jackson that fits what you describe (EMGs, Floyd, etc), I think it cost 1200-1300 Euros with a case right before Chushin went under - the SL3MG.

Should be about the same...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-04-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By HomerSGR
Basements are generally not an environment you'd...

Basements are generally not an environment you'd want to keep a guitar in, considering humidity more than temperature. Temperature changes are okay as long as they are slow, humidity is another...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-02-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 624
Posted By HomerSGR
Ibanez S-series? Yeah, that could work.

Ibanez S-series? Yeah, that could work.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-02-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 624
Posted By HomerSGR
Sounds like you want a light Strat with...

Sounds like you want a light Strat with humbuckers to me! (Seriously, there are some really light ones out there.)
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-30-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By HomerSGR
Would be a much more helpful post if you'd...

Would be a much more helpful post if you'd specified what the bad habits were. The way I see it, there aren't any real secrets behind guitarplaying that you can't figure out by yourself with...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-30-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By HomerSGR
Number one thing: Researched a lot more before...

Number one thing: Researched a lot more before purchasing gear. Could have saved me tons of money and a lot of frustration. Today? I think I'd be able to get some really nice gear for the price of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-30-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By HomerSGR
Something is defective. Could be the wiring on...

Something is defective. Could be the wiring on the guitar, your cable or the amp. Easiest thing to troubleshoot if you have another guitar or cable or another amp, bar that bring receipt of the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-29-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By HomerSGR
Tried switching amp model on the amp? Line 6...

Tried switching amp model on the amp? Line 6 Insane should be pretty brutal...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-28-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,091
Posted By HomerSGR
I feel kind of done, gear wise. I have too many...

I feel kind of done, gear wise. I have too many guitars and couldn't possibly find a niche where I don't have anything that will do musically. That said, I'd like to:

1. Install pickups I already...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-26-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 392
Posted By HomerSGR
AFAIK Squier CV tuners are the same Ping MIK ones...

AFAIK Squier CV tuners are the same Ping MIK ones used on the Fender Classic Series.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-26-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 392
Posted By HomerSGR
Number of frets doesn't matter at all. The 22nd...

Number of frets doesn't matter at all. The 22nd fret on a Tele/Strat neck has always been part of a fretboard extension, the neck heel is exactly the same. Only exception is Fender Modern Player...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-26-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By HomerSGR
Agree with above. That's how they looked. N...

Agree with above. That's how they looked.

N means 90's yes, and the 3 next to it makes it a 1993 model.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-26-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By HomerSGR
Ebony, even on many quite expensive guitars...

Ebony, even on many quite expensive guitars today, while being ebony technically, rarely is the perfect black wood it appears, but has been dyed to look that way.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-24-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By HomerSGR
I own the goddamn guitar... And 5 American...

I own the goddamn guitar... And 5 American Strats, so yes I know what I'm talking about. Want me to make a Youtube vid to demonstrate it for you?

*Edit: Just checked it with a ruler, dropping the E...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-22-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 849
Posted By HomerSGR
It definitely affects the feel of the guitar (or...

It definitely affects the feel of the guitar (or the string tension, rather - I have 25,5'', 25'', 24,75'' and 24'' guitars) and you need higher gauge strings to compensate unless you want the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-22-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By HomerSGR
There isn't going to be a problem either way. Get...

There isn't going to be a problem either way. Get the guitar you like.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-20-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By HomerSGR
There's absolutely no way to answer this. I have...

There's absolutely no way to answer this. I have no idea of the value of a vintage ESP, but I'm quite sure a lot would depend on the condition here. That age, and the Original FR may be completely...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-20-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 308
Posted By HomerSGR
Don't buy a FR-equipped guitar if you don't know...

Don't buy a FR-equipped guitar if you don't know the do's and don't. End of discussion. Certainly not if you want to change tuning...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-20-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By HomerSGR
Such a small change won't need any different...

Such a small change won't need any different setup. (We are talking a floating vintage style trem and not a Floyd Rose here, right?) You can easily drop tune a Strat, PRS Custom or similar without...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-20-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By HomerSGR
Yes, but for me it turns out that it's the 3rd...

Yes, but for me it turns out that it's the 3rd guitar I ever bought and now I count to 16 electrics and 3 acoustics. The guitar in question is a 2008 American Standard Strat, modified with Seymour...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-19-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By HomerSGR
"Distortion making things easier" is a...

"Distortion making things easier" is a flat out lie, as far as I'm concerned (if we actually consider the playing to sound good) - but there's night and day between a clean tone, acoustic guitar and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By HomerSGR
Speak for yourself. They are not...

Speak for yourself. They are not "traditional" sounding, but they are awesome for distorted sounds.
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