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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing Today, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By Roc8995
PRS is the most obvious one, Ibanez does it on a...

PRS is the most obvious one, Ibanez does it on a few models like the J-Custom S9870, ESP does it with the Horizon and a couple others. Nik Huber, Kauer, Fibenare, lots of smaller high-end makers...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 12:31 AM
Replies: 46,692
Views: 443,034
Posted By Roc8995
Anyone feel like paying $850 for MIM strat with a...

Anyone feel like paying $850 for MIM strat with a few crappy upgrades?

http://www.thegearpage.net/board/showthread.php?t=1557669

Apparently this is...
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Roc8995
Looks like a rebadged Aria FA-65. They do lots of...

Looks like a rebadged Aria FA-65. They do lots of OEM instruments, that's probably what you have.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing Today, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By Roc8995
A fair number of modern/boutique builders route...

A fair number of modern/boutique builders route extra and use regular short-shaft pots and 5-way switches. If you're comfortable routing out a little extra that's probably your best option. I've...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 33
Posted By Roc8995
They cannot. You have to have the effect engaged...

They cannot. You have to have the effect engaged to use the boost.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 11:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By Roc8995
Come back when you have a question and try to...

Come back when you have a question and try to give some information. No point in trying to help otherwise.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing Yesterday, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By Roc8995
What part don't you understand? For the most...

What part don't you understand? For the most part, you can ignore the grounds when looking at a diagram. Just assume they all end up the same place, so focus on where the hot signal travels from the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By Roc8995
Fact that it's three humbuckers makes zero...

Fact that it's three humbuckers makes zero difference in this context.

Pots are grounded by:
bending the correct tab (lug) to touch the back housing of the pot, connecting it with solder,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By Roc8995
If your straplocks are coming out of the guitar...

If your straplocks are coming out of the guitar then you have a structural issue that I would not trust a hook to fix. You need to shim and/or plug the button hole so that the lock (of whatever type...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 172
Posted By Roc8995
No, it's not. Perhaps you did not activate your...

No, it's not. Perhaps you did not activate your account via email immediately.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-22-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By Roc8995
It will fit. The extra fret just hangs over the...

It will fit. The extra fret just hangs over the pickguard.

The new 2015 deluxe strats have a different heel which would require some modification. Standard strat necks and/or ones from earlier...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-22-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Roc8995
What's wrong with using the amp with the volume...

What's wrong with using the amp with the volume on 1.5?

This isn't really a problem that a smaller amp is going to fix. You could get a quieter speaker like a Greenback which would knock the volume...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-21-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By Roc8995
Corian should be great, I still like to get some...

Corian should be great, I still like to get some graphite into any nut that isn't a roller or locking nut since there's no such thing as over-lubrication in that case.

I don't think there's any...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 46,692
Views: 443,034
Posted By Roc8995
:wavey: Hey Jenny, what's new? It's been a while...

:wavey:

Hey Jenny, what's new? It's been a while since we've seen a picture of your gear wall! :idea:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Roc8995
The Palmer site lists it as MDF so you're...

The Palmer site lists it as MDF so you're definitely correct on that.

I'm not sure about the used market in Europe but around here it's not tough to find a good 1x12 or 2x12 in full size, ply,...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 03-21-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 172
Posted By Roc8995
To clarify, it's a 24 hour waiting period and not...

To clarify, it's a 24 hour waiting period and not a post limit here.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Roc8995
Oh, I thought they were. The Harley Benton ones...

Oh, I thought they were. The Harley Benton ones are smaller - I really don't like those "compact" 1x12s which is why I didn't suggest the HB cabs. They tend to sound nasal and boxy which is even...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Roc8995
I agree. 8s can be useful in some situations, but...

I agree. 8s can be useful in some situations, but if you're concerned about space and budget, a multiple 8" cabs with crappy speakers is not a good choice. A good 1x12 with a quality speaker is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-21-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By Roc8995
Yeah, plus it just tanks the guitar's value....

Yeah, plus it just tanks the guitar's value. Routing is often a long sad road to take.

I've got a Vibramate on my Les Paul, and I absolutely love it. A few tricks

remove the felt from the Bigsby...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-21-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By Roc8995
1. It's pretty hard to warp a neck. You have to...

1. It's pretty hard to warp a neck. You have to abuse the guitar pretty badly and then neglect the truss rod for a while. The stetsbar isn't going to cause any serious tension issues. Pushing on the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Roc8995
Hey, it took them like 15 years to take the...

Hey, it took them like 15 years to take the stupid sideways guitar knob off the thing, let's not ask for everything all at once. Baby steps.

I haven't looked at the Keeley lineup in quite a while....
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-21-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Roc8995
No, it won't warp your neck. As always, check the...

No, it won't warp your neck. As always, check the truss rod occasionally to see if it needs adjustment.

The key is setup, the gauge is obviously a factor but D standard is close enough to E that...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-20-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Roc8995
Certification is actually important/useful for...

Certification is actually important/useful for people who want to do warranty repairs. For example, warranty claims through Fender have to be either sent back to Fender or go through a Fender...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-19-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Roc8995
No. It will save your amp from the most...

No. It will save your amp from the most catastrophic of events but a standard overvoltage is not going to trip it and an improperly wired outlet may or may not trip it.

A power conditioner with...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-19-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Roc8995
Sorry, we don't do free market research for...

Sorry, we don't do free market research for companies.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-18-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By Roc8995
It's going to look half gold half nickel...

It's going to look half gold half nickel eventually. That gold plating wears unevenly but it's only going to patina/come off in some places....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-18-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By Roc8995
You're not going to be able to effectively remove...

You're not going to be able to effectively remove the gold plating. You'll need to replace all the hardware if you want a different color.

It won't come off eventually. I mean, some will wear off...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-18-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Roc8995
You're not supposed to get continuity across a...

You're not supposed to get continuity across a capacitor, so your test is actually an indicator that it's working fine. It would be unlikely that a cap would fail and further unlikely that it would...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-18-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Roc8995
Unlikely, but you could lift one end just to make...

Unlikely, but you could lift one end just to make sure. Did you check the connections and move the wires around a bit, to make sure they weren't just intermittent?

Did you check that the ground is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-18-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,996
Posted By Roc8995
I propose the Hello Kitty Paradox: Making no...

I propose the Hello Kitty Paradox: Making no attempt to be metal is the most metal thing there is. Therefore the "least metal" instrument cannot be defined. Therefore the "least metal" instrument...
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