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Forum: Electric Guitar 08-29-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By Blompcube
humbuckers are usually in series - the series...

humbuckers are usually in series - the series position on your tri-sound switches will give you the standard humbucker sound.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-27-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By Blompcube
What is it that you don't like about the sounds...

What is it that you don't like about the sounds you're getting out of that rig, specifically?
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Blompcube
This was my first thought when I saw the thread...

This was my first thought when I saw the thread title.

as strings get worn, the intonation starts to go flat. this is most likely the reason for the problem. especially if everything was ok before.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 628
Posted By Blompcube
I have a lot of cheap guitars lying around which...

I have a lot of cheap guitars lying around which I have done a bunch of random crap to just to see what would happen, too much stuff to list there.

Here are some of the things I have done to my more...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-19-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 896
Posted By Blompcube
It's good to have a variety of different guitars...

It's good to have a variety of different guitars as they each make you play differently and approach your tone differently. This can be very useful for creativity.

But it's also good to have a more...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By Blompcube
yes, because it would still be evenly dividing...

yes, because it would still be evenly dividing its output power between all speakers.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-16-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Blompcube
Yes, I think a lot of people get that impression...

Yes, I think a lot of people get that impression from Yamaha - It's an understandable misconception, because it's very easy to overlook the best products they have to offer. I think their main focus...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-14-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Blompcube
Thanks for all the replies so far. The good news...

Thanks for all the replies so far. The good news after seeing my local guitar repair guy today, he thinks it won't require as much work as I first thought to get the fret and nut issues sorted, and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-13-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Blompcube
NGD - my les paul is hiding in its case...

...because I finally got myself a 'real' Les Paul Killer.

A 1979 Yamaha SG1000 to be precise. Here it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-12-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Blompcube
That tone is completely drenched in spring...

That tone is completely drenched in spring reverb, and the chorus/vibrato type effect sounds like the guitar is running through a leslie cabinet, to me. Or it might even be the guitarist wobbling a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-12-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 407
Posted By Blompcube
the type of bridge/tailpiece used does affect...

the type of bridge/tailpiece used does affect sustain, but I think that to say hardtail bridges have more sustain than tremolo bridges is a bit of an oversimplification, because it depends on other...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-08-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Blompcube
Yeah, playing each of the guitars is the only way...

Yeah, playing each of the guitars is the only way you're really going to know which is right for you.

If you like the playability of a Les Paul over a Gretsch Pro Jet, but like the tone of the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-08-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Blompcube
I think the bodies are the same size (A little...

I think the bodies are the same size (A little bigger than a Gibson Les Paul). The Super Swede may be very slightly bigger to accommodate the longer scale length, but having never seen or played them...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-02-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 239,494
Posted By Blompcube
an excellent choice - imo, the Bajas are simply...

an excellent choice - imo, the Bajas are simply great workhorse guitars.

Extremely versatile too, and I don't even bother with the extra switching options other than occasionally the series pickup...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Blompcube
500k pots will brighten up the tone and add a bit...

500k pots will brighten up the tone and add a bit more output compared to 250k.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Blompcube
I think it'll work, but it won't sound the...

I think it'll work, but it won't sound the same.

The bad monkey is going to be colouring your tone a fair bit, it's not a completely transparent boost like you'll probably get from the shure...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 485
Posted By Blompcube
I use compression quite a lot, but I don't...

I use compression quite a lot, but I don't compress the sound very much when I do... if that makes sense.

You don't have to set a compressor to such a low threshold that it completely kills the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-21-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Blompcube
For some reason I get the feeling that the VM...

For some reason I get the feeling that the VM squier tremolo cavity routing won't accommodate the lock button, so you may need to extend the cavity a little in order for a Fender tremolo tailpiece to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By Blompcube
There's no harm in trying a set and seeing if you...

There's no harm in trying a set and seeing if you like them. I know they are a bit more expensive than roundwounds usually, but... How else are you going to know whether they will work for you or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-20-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,215
Posted By Blompcube
I think you can only really blame the gear if...

I think you can only really blame the gear if it's not able to function the way it is intended or is not functionally appropriate for what you're using it for.

Outside of those circumstances, It's...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-08-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,766
Posted By Blompcube
SGs - The upper fret access is perfect, and the...

SGs - The upper fret access is perfect, and the beveled edge makes it very comfortable - feels almost like an archtop. I find an arched top very comfortable for my picking hand, but they are...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-02-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Blompcube
An aggressive tone is something that is achieved...

An aggressive tone is something that is achieved by technique, not by choosing a particular brand of guitar.

Pointless thread is pointless.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-29-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By Blompcube
I think he's got the string out of there by...

I think he's got the string out of there by now.

Or at least, I really hope so ;)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-28-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Blompcube
Looks like a Harmony to me, but I can't find...

Looks like a Harmony to me, but I can't find anything that matches that pickup configuration and control layout that might confirm that it is.

EDIT: On closer inspection, I think it's actually not a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-26-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 861
Posted By Blompcube
I think Gibson will replace the traditional...

I think Gibson will replace the traditional output jack with an inbuilt wireless transmitter but not include a receiver...

...And then make amps with the receivers built in so you can only use 2016...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Blompcube
Are you serious? Just out of curiosity, explain...

Are you serious? Just out of curiosity, explain to me how you think this is going to extend the life of guitar strings?

All I can imagine that this is going to do is expose your frets to the rough...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 12,796
Posted By Blompcube
purchased a Staytrem bridge for my Jazzmaster...

purchased a Staytrem bridge for my Jazzmaster yesterday, hopefully it should arrive sometime in the next couple of days :)

I've decided it's about time I really get my JM up and running now I've...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-14-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 976
Posted By Blompcube
The sound clips remind me of the speaker emulated...

The sound clips remind me of the speaker emulated line out sound from my old vox valvetronix.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-08-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Blompcube
^Yep, I'm pretty sure i've seen a few brand new...

^Yep, I'm pretty sure i've seen a few brand new guitars with tags on them saying they are fitted with elixir nanoweb strings.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-05-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29,566
Views: 365,838
Posted By Blompcube
I did take them out and have a look a long time...

I did take them out and have a look a long time ago but it didn't occur to me to take pictures at the time. Definitely tarbacks, as I somewhat vaguely mentioned earlier :p:
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