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Forum: Electric Guitar 08-26-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By KenG
The Orville if truly MIJ (some were made in...

The Orville if truly MIJ (some were made in Korea) is a for all intensive purposes a "real" licensed LP from Gibson and not a MIJ Copy (IIRC the ones marked Orville by Gibson had USA PUs the others...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 401
Posted By KenG
I'd consider radius 1st, you can't change it. The...

I'd consider radius 1st, you can't change it. The Vintage styles are the smallest radius necks and I couldn't stand that. The minimum for me is 9.5 IN so I'd immediately discount anything smaller...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-23-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By KenG
Carvin has been around since the 60's I think. I...

Carvin has been around since the 60's I think. I know I could order one in the mid 70's when they used to basically make LP style guitars.
The thing that hurts them most is the thing that appeals to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-22-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By KenG
A good used STD or Trad would be 1200-1500. These...

A good used STD or Trad would be 1200-1500. These if kept in good shape will hold their value and not go down. While there are some good MIJs the electronics/HW and sometimes the finish are where...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-22-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By KenG
If you're looking for bedroom tones and are...

If you're looking for bedroom tones and are considering modelling the ID TVP Series has a 15W model (I have the 60W model) that has a lot of different Tube emulations in it. Good reverb and the other...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-08-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Posted By KenG
IMO they are a more modern sounding guitar which...

IMO they are a more modern sounding guitar which may be perfect for some but not if you're after a Vintage tone/ sound. The quality on all PRS guitars (SE, S2 and USA) are very high in workmanship....
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-08-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 832
Posted By KenG
No offense but comparing a Norlin era LP which...

No offense but comparing a Norlin era LP which probably easily topped 10+ lbs and wasn't even made by the same company Gibson is today (location, owners and workers totally different) is probably not...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-05-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By KenG
Second checking out some PRS SEs. My SE245 is...

Second checking out some PRS SEs. My SE245 is under 8lbs and seems quite light. They have some options for coil splitting giving you some flexibility. New they will be under $900 and used about 1/2...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-30-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By KenG
When you get into any brand's lower end you may...

When you get into any brand's lower end you may find the quality varies more. Doesn't mean you can't find a jem or an absolute dog, it means you may need access to several of the same model to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-29-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 930
Posted By KenG
I'd easily believe it was cracked already and he...

I'd easily believe it was cracked already and he didn't notice but once he started playing it then finished cracking.
There was a period of time awhile back when Gibson's case subcontractor made...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-29-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 950
Posted By KenG
Performance Anxiety is the term you're looking...

Performance Anxiety is the term you're looking for.
Most people have it so some degree or another. The amount is generally dependent on your state of mind. When it comes to public speaking I find...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By KenG
If you have an IPhone the Peterson app is $9.99....

If you have an IPhone the Peterson app is $9.99. or you can decent ones HW wise for around $100. If you're countng on a free audio recording program to give you an accurate spectrum analyzer (a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By KenG
You'd have to flail away pretty bad, meaning...

You'd have to flail away pretty bad, meaning you're using you arm not wrist to strum and strum pretty well over the fingerboard o knock the selector switch on a Les Paul.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-26-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By KenG
You want a Strobe tuner not a spectrum analyzer.

You want a Strobe tuner not a spectrum analyzer.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-22-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 549
Posted By KenG
I use a Strobe tuner to set mine and it results...

I use a Strobe tuner to set mine and it results in better sounding notes above the 12th fret.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-19-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 590
Posted By KenG
Actually the founder's son died and the family...

Actually the founder's son died and the family couldn't be bothered to run the business. It was already shut down when Gibson offered something like 20K for their Bass production stuff and were...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-18-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 642
Posted By KenG
P90s are a very hot single coil and really are...

P90s are a very hot single coil and really are their own beast.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-14-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 568
Posted By KenG
A massive EPi neck???? :haha: :haha: :haha: ...

A massive EPi neck???? :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:
Son you have no idea.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-13-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 568
Posted By KenG
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Vig46sOLI ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Vig46sOLI

Another SE consideration is the Bernie Marsden!
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,570
Posted By KenG
A great many are thinly disguised versions of...

A great many are thinly disguised versions of either a Strat or an LP. There's a reason they've been around as long as they have, they are basic enough to not be too trendy or too associated with any...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,570
Posted By KenG
I'm with ya on this! There's a lot of new music...

I'm with ya on this! There's a lot of new music that is good and a lot that isn't so judging by age of the song is wrong.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 894
Posted By KenG
That nut needs some work. The strings are high...

That nut needs some work. The strings are high and the nut's overall height is so high that to even get the action you have the slots end up too deep in the nut. That Low E looks buried.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-11-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By KenG
Sigh. I remember the days when tube testers were...

Sigh. I remember the days when tube testers were everywhere. We had some odd Stark testers at work and Radio Shack had one in the store you could use for free. Now you'd have to spend a fortune for a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-04-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By KenG
The Fenders were slightly less expensive at the...

The Fenders were slightly less expensive at the time the marketing on LPs was upscale for Jazz and Les Paul's stuff. I read Buddy Guy's book and he started with an LP but when it got stolen he moved...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-02-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By KenG
^^ Yep. Now are the strings new? Always intonate...

^^ Yep.
Now are the strings new? Always intonate with new strings. With a strobe tuner you'll get much more accurate adjustment on your intonation. Cheapy chromatics are fine for simple tuning but...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,041
Posted By KenG
Hopefully these will simply become an option for...

Hopefully these will simply become an option for those (like Gibson's owner) simply can't play or tune their guitars! It's solution in search of a problem. In reality if you're ear is picky, you need...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,155
Posted By KenG
^^ Those are single cuts but they don't do a...

^^ Those are single cuts but they don't do a thing for me visually. Why don't you check out some PRS models.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,462
Posted By KenG
Hey troll, tell that to all the real...

Hey troll, tell that to all the real professionals using Gibsons. If you can't offer something constructive maybe you should just refrain.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,462
Posted By KenG
The 2014 & 2015 price increases were nothing...

The 2014 & 2015 price increases were nothing short of scandalous. I own to CS guitars from 2010 and 2012 and if added up the prices I paid new then it would not even buy me one of either of them at...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 885
Posted By KenG
A split humbucker is nowhere near a single coil....

A split humbucker is nowhere near a single coil. True single coil PUs have stronger outputs than 1/2 a humbucker would.
It really depends on whether or not someone wants those 2 out of phase sounds...
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