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Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 250
Posted By KG6_Steven
I've bought a couple of guitars online, but only...

I've bought a couple of guitars online, but only from Sweetwater or Musician's Friend. My preference is to buy from a local store - I just like getting my hands on it and making that connection to...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By KG6_Steven
Phrasing is the key to making good music.

Phrasing is the key to making good music.
Forum: Original Recordings Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 52
Posted By KG6_Steven
I think you made a good effort, but I will say it...

I think you made a good effort, but I will say it was a little "safe" and simplistic. It sounded as if you were just playing a scale and not really improvising. There's a fine line between just...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By KG6_Steven
If you decide to sell one and use the other, that...

If you decide to sell one and use the other, that guitar is getting all the wear. The only thing you need to worry about is fret wear - not sure why you'd be concerned about neck overload. Not even...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-26-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By KG6_Steven
Not true in a solid state amp. Tube amps can have...

Not true in a solid state amp. Tube amps can have a couple hundred volts sitting on a capacitor, even though it's not plugged in. If you happen to get a shock from a tube amp and your heart is in the...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-26-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By KG6_Steven
Bingo. You need to study phrasing. Phrasing is...

Bingo. You need to study phrasing. Phrasing is the key to making memorable melodies.
Forum: Original Recordings 03-25-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By KG6_Steven
A little too heavy for my taste.

A little too heavy for my taste.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-24-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By KG6_Steven
If you don't play an instrument and can't read...

If you don't play an instrument and can't read music, it's going to be difficult for you to write melodies. Having a cheap keyboard and knowing the notes would be a big help. As already suggested,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By KG6_Steven
That power supply is only capable of supplying...

That power supply is only capable of supplying 200mA. Add up the current requirements of your pedals and make sure your demand isn't higher than 200mA. You would have been better off buying a One...
Forum: Cover Songs 03-21-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By KG6_Steven
I can't play classical guitar, but I can sure...

I can't play classical guitar, but I can sure appreciate it. Nice job - very well done. Beautiful playing. I could listen to that all day.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By KG6_Steven
Hey, another Kronos owner! I'm doing something...

Hey, another Kronos owner! I'm doing something similar to what you're attempting. I run the speaker output from the sound card to the input of my mixing board.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-19-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By KG6_Steven
You don't say if you're wanting to learn jazz...

You don't say if you're wanting to learn jazz rhythm or lead. I took jazz lessons for a few years and am nowhere close to being an expert.

Start off with the old standards, such as Satin Doll,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-14-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By KG6_Steven
As long as it's functional for you, that is all...

As long as it's functional for you, that is all that matters. Nice job repurposing the wood.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-14-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,012
Posted By KG6_Steven
I'm not familiar with that song, but I listened...

I'm not familiar with that song, but I listened to your recording and it sounded fairly decent to me. You do have to remember that we are our own harshest critic - it's true. I occasionally record...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-14-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By KG6_Steven
How long have you been playing? Sounds to me like...

How long have you been playing? Sounds to me like you're a relatively new player and you're trying to play something that's above your level at a speed that's above that which you're capable. What I...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 03-14-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By KG6_Steven
Every guitar player is different. There is no set...

Every guitar player is different. There is no set list of things a new player with x number months of experience should be able to do. It's a fact that some will progress faster than others. I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-13-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By KG6_Steven
I would recommend getting a power supply capable...

I would recommend getting a power supply capable of supplying a little extra current - this gives you some headroom. I'm an electronics technician and I've never liked running power supplies at their...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-13-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By KG6_Steven
You need to do some research on that. When the...

You need to do some research on that. When the wood dries out, it contracts. Most guitar builders maintain some kind of control of their relative humidity and temperature in the factory. If the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-12-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By KG6_Steven
Not saying this is the issue with your guitar,...

Not saying this is the issue with your guitar, but you should check this out:

https://www.taylorguitars.com/sites/default/files/10_SymptomsofaDryGuitar.pdf

Some guitars are just poorly made and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-12-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By KG6_Steven
My daughter's voice lessons are $60 an hour. If...

My daughter's voice lessons are $60 an hour. If it gets her where she needs to be, then it's worth it.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-09-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By KG6_Steven
If the guitar has dried out and the conditions...

If the guitar has dried out and the conditions are still dry, it will take more than one DampIt to rehydrate the guitar. It could take two or three of them with the guitar inside the case.

Don't...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-08-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By KG6_Steven
Nice photo. Yeah, but that thing already has...

Nice photo.

Yeah, but that thing already has good bones to start with. So, you're taking something with potential and adding to it.

Take a turd guitar and modify it. You still have a turd guitar...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-08-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By KG6_Steven
If all you want is basic stuff, hire a 3-4 star...

If all you want is basic stuff, hire a 3-4 star instructor and get all you can from them. Weed through the reviews to find the best one. A good 4-star instructor should be able to get you through the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-08-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By KG6_Steven
As long as the guitar was stored in good...

As long as the guitar was stored in good environmental conditions, it should be fine. If you decide to go for the new one, just make sure to do the normal inspection - frets, neck for warping,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-08-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By KG6_Steven
^ Going with Cajundaddy on this one. The pro...

^ Going with Cajundaddy on this one. The pro guitar has been used for studio use, so it should be set up and ready to go. A guitar with some mojo equates to cool factor.

FWIW, string changes are of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-08-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 834
Posted By KG6_Steven
Instructors will only charge what the market can...

Instructors will only charge what the market can bear. Hopefully you can find another instructor that charges a bit less. If it's any consolation, I know there are several pro musicians offering...
Forum: Recording 03-08-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By KG6_Steven
Can you cite some sources for that information?...

Can you cite some sources for that information? You also state that real amps potentially sound better. I would have agreed with you a few years ago, but some of the modeling amps they're making now...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-08-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By KG6_Steven
You need to figure out what the mods to the cheap...

You need to figure out what the mods to the cheap guitar will cost. Perhaps you can buy something better new for the same cost. Or, how about buying a really good used guitar?

The concept of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-08-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By KG6_Steven
If I had to take a wild guess, it could be...

If I had to take a wild guess, it could be something in the front end of (preamp) of the overdrive section. The output section seems to be working fine.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-08-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By KG6_Steven
A laminate top usually doesn't vibrate as well as...

A laminate top usually doesn't vibrate as well as a solid top, so I have to wonder how much the thin layer of maple actually contributes to the sound.

I kind of wondered the same thing myself -...
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