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Forum: Electric Guitar 05-23-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By Blompcube
That just looks like whoever designed it got...

That just looks like whoever designed it got bored half way through drawing the body shape.

edit: huh?!? the ones in the video are actually not the same shape as the one pictured, and kinda look a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-21-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 570
Posted By Blompcube
Having a variety of different guitars is useful...

Having a variety of different guitars is useful if you want the variety for creative reasons or need a particular sound for session work or something. Some people never have a reason to deviate too...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-20-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,525
Posted By Blompcube
My Musicman, for sure. Gave me the exact blend of...

My Musicman, for sure. Gave me the exact blend of solid state transparency and tube warmth that I was looking for.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By Blompcube
If you don't ever use the tone control, you'll...

If you don't ever use the tone control, you'll brighten up the tone more by just removing the tone control from the circuit entirely than you will by changing the capacitor, which doesn't come into...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-10-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Blompcube
A good starting point would be to set all the...

A good starting point would be to set all the controls to 5 and then use your ears to determine whether or not you need to add or remove gain or certain frequency ranges to get the kind of tone you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-25-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 269
Posted By Blompcube
Pretty much what tony said. I tried this in a...

Pretty much what tony said.

I tried this in a couple of cheap guitars, I flipped the magnet in one and swapped the wires in another. Didn't notice a significant difference, and for simplicity's sake...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-25-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Blompcube
Yep - I own a classic 50s strat and it is a very...

Yep - I own a classic 50s strat and it is a very nice sounding guitar, it sounds almost exaggeratedly strat-like, and I love it for brighter and cleaner tones, jangly new wave tones for example. It...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-24-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 577
Posted By Blompcube
I got tired of trying to perfectly replicate...

I got tired of trying to perfectly replicate everything all the time after a couple of years of gigging. The most important thing for me now is just getting a basic and solid rhythm tone (usually...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-22-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Blompcube
I'm talking about the tonal balance of the...

I'm talking about the tonal balance of the pickups, not the output levels.

I don't entirely disagree with you, I just think what you said doesn't apply to every situation and also think that this is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-20-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Blompcube
The tone controls on the amp can only cut or...

The tone controls on the amp can only cut or boost what's already present in the input signal it's receiving, and the classic series strat pickups really don't have much low end depth at all -...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By Blompcube
I have played a couple of double jets in stores,...

I have played a couple of double jets in stores, sitting down only, didn't really notice any neck-heaviness but it might be a different story when you're standing up with one. I can't imagine it...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-08-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 682
Posted By Blompcube
this. That's how I ended up with my Gibson LP...

this. That's how I ended up with my Gibson LP studio faded that I played in my local shop "for teh lulz" expecting it to suck based on that particular model's reputation. Still one of the best...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-07-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Blompcube
For electric guitar, only the 12-52 gauge Nanoweb...

For electric guitar, only the 12-52 gauge Nanoweb set has a wound G, as far as I can tell. Maybe some other more specialist sets like the 12-string and baritone sets do too, but I know for a fact...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-05-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By Blompcube
Yeah, the '50s classic series strat pickups are...

Yeah, the '50s classic series strat pickups are very thin sounding and lacking in "balls", and I think it's not likely to be an amp problem - "new amp" is pretty much the default answer that is given...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-30-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Blompcube
What you're hearing is a blend of 2 separate...

What you're hearing is a blend of 2 separate guitar tracks, one clean and one distorted. As far as I can tell, they are panned with the clean tone on the left channel and the distorted tone on the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-23-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By Blompcube
I think even Les Paul fitted a Bigsby to his Les...

I think even Les Paul fitted a Bigsby to his Les Pauls.

As far as I can tell (I haven't actually done it myself), the easiest way to install a Bigsby on a Les Paul is to use a Vibramate - it allows...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-21-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Blompcube
The price of a particular species of wood is...

The price of a particular species of wood is determined by supply and demand and that applies across every industry that produces products made of wood, It has nothing to do with how suitable or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-20-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 798
Posted By Blompcube
To put it as simply as possible: You are not...

To put it as simply as possible: You are not canceling out the tone and response of a good amp by using FX pedals with it, you're just adding something extra to it.

This even applies to clean amps -...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-16-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Blompcube
What you're describing is a characteristic of...

What you're describing is a characteristic of tube amps which is extremely difficult to replicate through any other means. Digital simulations never seem to get it quite right - they usually get the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-15-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 967
Posted By Blompcube
Steve Rothery's amp tech told me some interesting...

Steve Rothery's amp tech told me some interesting stuff about JJs several years ago when I managed to get backstage at a Marillion gig due to being a friend of the band that were supporting them that...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-06-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By Blompcube
There's nothing about the guitar that screams...

There's nothing about the guitar that screams "fake" to me, in the pictures that have been provided.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-26-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Blompcube
You're correct that it's a chain reaction that's...

You're correct that it's a chain reaction that's happening, but your understanding of that chain reaction is a little mixed up:

To put it simply - when you changed from 9 gauge to 10 gauge strings,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-13-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By Blompcube
Maybe I'm misunderstanding, but wouldn't that...

Maybe I'm misunderstanding, but wouldn't that just mean there's a problem with the nut?

I don't really notice a difference in tuning stability with a properly set up and strung up guitar with non...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-04-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,094
Posted By Blompcube
I think it depends on how you define durability...

I think it depends on how you define durability really.

If you're defining durability as how well the instrument withstands the type of use it was meant for, not taking the possibility of accidental...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-02-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Blompcube
Oh yes, I missed that part - my mistake :)...

Oh yes, I missed that part - my mistake :) Although hopefully my explanation is helpful in some other way.

You won't damage anything by running a guitar into a bass amp and then into a guitar cab....
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-02-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Blompcube
It's the speaker that's the problem when using...

It's the speaker that's the problem when using bass into a guitar rig, so using a bass amp into a set of speakers designed for guitar doesn't circumvent the problem.

You can't damage the amp's...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-02-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Blompcube
Based on the variety of musical ground you wish...

Based on the variety of musical ground you wish to cover, I'd say a les paul would be a better choice out of those two.

Casinos are really nice guitars for a lot of different styles of music that...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-30-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,003
Posted By Blompcube
I got a bit of a bonus payment from my band which...

I got a bit of a bonus payment from my band which I've already used a portion of to buy the sound man's Musicman 115RH-65 cab that he was selling.

I'm also going to get myself a pedal switching unit...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-21-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 9,261
Posted By Blompcube
As this is a thread for offset fenders I think it...

As this is a thread for offset fenders I think it would be appropriate to share my experiences of dealing with the infamous Jaguar/Jazzmaster bridge and various solutions which are available:

Buzz...
Forum: The Pit 12-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,021
Posted By Blompcube
I don't know of anyone from anywhere who...

I don't know of anyone from anywhere who pronounces the H in "hours" or "honour".

This is not a consistent language. look at how the "e" at the end of the words "woke" and "none" don't consistently...
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