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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-06-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Sox0690
To buffer or not to buffer?

So my pedalboard has been growing and I think I've reached a point where I have to address something I'm not terribly familiar with: buffers. I've read varying things about buffers but wanted to fish...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-03-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Sox0690
AC15 Choke Mod Questions

So I recently bought a used AC15C1 and am thinking about doing a couple mods. I'm debating doing the bright cap mod but that shouldn't be a problem and is easily reversible if I don't like it. I'm...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-27-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11,584
Views: 304,934
Posted By Sox0690
So I have a VK112 with the JCM mod. Today I was...

So I have a VK112 with the JCM mod. Today I was playing and suddenly my volume dropped and it smelled like something was burning. I looked at the back of the amp and there was a lot of heat and one...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-04-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Sox0690
Yeah I had seen some stuff about that, but was...

Yeah I had seen some stuff about that, but was able to communicate very quickly and easily with him through Facebook. He seemed like a really nice dude and with my positive experience I'm hoping that...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-04-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Sox0690
NPD PCE Aluminum Falcon III Klone

New Aluminum Falcon III!
http://i62.tinypic.com/2jbsetf.jpg
http://i59.tinypic.com/33nkx10.jpg
http://i57.tinypic.com/303li5w.jpg

So I was in the market for a new OD and started looking at Klones. I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-18-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 64,956
Posted By Sox0690
Both of those blue finishes are really nice. I...

Both of those blue finishes are really nice. I replaced the saddles and nut on mine and like the look. Much better than the worn gold saddles that were on it
http://i58.tinypic.com/xaqq7o.jpg
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-19-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 64,956
Posted By Sox0690
So I've always wanted a PRS since before I even...

So I've always wanted a PRS since before I even started playing guitar. The first really nice guitar I ever saw was a PRS Santana years before I actually started playing. The other day I bought my...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-18-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11,584
Views: 304,934
Posted By Sox0690
I did 65SG's JCM mod on my 112 yesterday. If...

I did 65SG's JCM mod on my 112 yesterday. If you're doing this mod and are freaking out because the clean channel and one gain channel aren't working, you probably didn't make the cut on the board...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-13-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By Sox0690
I have about the exact same sound coming out of...

I have about the exact same sound coming out of my 112. Update us and tell us what the tech says. Also as a side note: how exactly would you say the retro 30 has changed the sound of the amp? I've...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-13-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11,584
Views: 304,934
Posted By Sox0690
I am thinking about changing the preamp tubes in...

I am thinking about changing the preamp tubes in my 112. I'm hoping to brighten up the amp a little and was wondering what suggestions you guys have that have swapped tubes before. I've gone through...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Sox0690
Sorry to get side tracked, but what type of jacks...

Sorry to get side tracked, but what type of jacks did you use? Are they female to female or what exactly did you do? I've been wanting to build a pedalboard and have been trying to figure out how to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-04-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11,584
Views: 304,934
Posted By Sox0690
Alright I'm about to do the Mesa mod on my 112....

Alright I'm about to do the Mesa mod on my 112. I've drained the amp by leaving turning it off without flipping the standby switch and it hasn't been plugged in for a week and a half. I didn't get...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11,584
Views: 304,934
Posted By Sox0690
Thanks for the help so far. I think I'm going to...

Thanks for the help so far. I think I'm going to start with the Mesa mod and do the other mods later. I've modded pedals before and didn't have to worry about power or voltage rating and wasn't sure...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11,584
Views: 304,934
Posted By Sox0690
So I picked up a new amp the other day: VK 112...

So I picked up a new amp the other day: VK 112 for $200. I have a bad habit of messing with my gear and think the mods will start on this pretty soon. I have a couple questions about some of these...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Sox0690
Thanks guys. It plays really well, much faster...

Thanks guys. It plays really well, much faster than my tele. The mighty mite neck is a little slimmer and makes my tele feel like a baseball bat. The tru oil gives it a smoother feel, less tacky than...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-30-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Sox0690
N(parts)GD

So I've had one electric guitar since I started playing a number of years ago. I've always wanted something with a humbucker and tossed around the idea of making a partscaster for a while. A month or...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-25-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Sox0690
It's not a kit. I bought the body, neck and...

It's not a kit. I bought the body, neck and switch from musicians friend and the rest from GFS. Body and neck are mighty mite. The neck could use a little work that I might do down the line. The fret...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Sox0690
Alright I've started painting again. I ran out of...

Alright I've started painting again. I ran out of paint and am going to have to grab some more but I put together a mock up with what I have done now. I'm not gonna lie, I think it looks awesome. The...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-20-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Sox0690
Well I've started sanding the body back down. I...

Well I've started sanding the body back down. I got some tru oil yesterday and started on the neck. I should get grain filler and sealer this weekend so hopefully I'll be working on the finish next...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-18-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Sox0690
Alright so I might have made my first mistake. I...

Alright so I might have made my first mistake. I went to paint my guitar but I didn't fill the grain. After two coats it's looking like this:
http://i59.tinypic.com/2s17k1c.jpg

Question: will I have...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-16-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Sox0690
Thanks. You too. So I didn't know the neck was...

Thanks. You too. So I didn't know the neck was unfinished when I bought it but I think I'm going to tru oil it instead of doing a poly finish. Is thee anyone who has really strong opinions either way...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-14-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Sox0690
Started making progress last night. The...

Started making progress last night. The electronics came in from GFS so I wired up my pickguard. I used this diagram:
http://i61.tinypic.com/5556jb.jpg

Here's what it looks...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-12-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Sox0690
Strat Build

So I ordered parts to start building one one humbucker strat. I got home and found this:
http://i57.tinypic.com/25qyis2.jpg

Open it up and this is what I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Sox0690
One question before I buy the parts: with this...

One question before I buy the parts: with this body (http://www.musiciansfriend.com/accessories/mighty-mite-mm2700a-stratocaster-replacement-body--unfinished) does it matter the spacing of the trem I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-01-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Sox0690
Yeah a large part of why I'm doing this is to...

Yeah a large part of why I'm doing this is to have the satisfaction of "building my own guitar," even if I'm not cutting the wood or making the neck. I know I could get something decent or probably...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-28-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Sox0690
Strat Parts Build

Alright I haven't played guitar in a while but have been getting back into it of late. I currently have a tele with a p90 in the neck. I'm thinking of building a partscaster because I want a new...
Forum: The Pit 08-10-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,589
Posted By Sox0690
Come on, almost epic but that is the second...

Come on, almost epic but that is the second stanza. Great song but it starts, "Now, this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down."


And my contribution, "Bitches ain't shit"
Forum: The Pit 08-01-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 845
Posted By Sox0690
As in the song that came out in 85, four years...

As in the song that came out in 85, four years after MTV started? It was the first video on MTV Europe though
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,807
Posted By Sox0690
The Chinese aren't capabre of having erections...

The Chinese aren't capabre of having erections either.






Commies
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-29-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,918
Posted By Sox0690
It isn't a old vintage Gibson, it's a new studio...

It isn't a old vintage Gibson, it's a new studio model. (http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Gibson-Les-Paul-Studio-60s-Tribute-Electric-Guitar?sku=H71142) You sound very butthurt that you...
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