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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,896
Views: 238,093
Posted By Blompcube
an excellent choice - imo, the Bajas are simply...

an excellent choice - imo, the Bajas are simply great workhorse guitars.

Extremely versatile too, and I don't even bother with the extra switching options other than occasionally the series pickup...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Blompcube
500k pots will brighten up the tone and add a bit...

500k pots will brighten up the tone and add a bit more output compared to 250k.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Blompcube
I think it'll work, but it won't sound the...

I think it'll work, but it won't sound the same.

The bad monkey is going to be colouring your tone a fair bit, it's not a completely transparent boost like you'll probably get from the shure...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 416
Posted By Blompcube
I use compression quite a lot, but I don't...

I use compression quite a lot, but I don't compress the sound very much when I do... if that makes sense.

You don't have to set a compressor to such a low threshold that it completely kills the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-21-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By Blompcube
For some reason I get the feeling that the VM...

For some reason I get the feeling that the VM squier tremolo cavity routing won't accommodate the lock button, so you may need to extend the cavity a little in order for a Fender tremolo tailpiece to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Posted By Blompcube
There's no harm in trying a set and seeing if you...

There's no harm in trying a set and seeing if you like them. I know they are a bit more expensive than roundwounds usually, but... How else are you going to know whether they will work for you or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-20-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,089
Posted By Blompcube
I think you can only really blame the gear if...

I think you can only really blame the gear if it's not able to function the way it is intended or is not functionally appropriate for what you're using it for.

Outside of those circumstances, It's...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-08-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,655
Posted By Blompcube
SGs - The upper fret access is perfect, and the...

SGs - The upper fret access is perfect, and the beveled edge makes it very comfortable - feels almost like an archtop. I find an arched top very comfortable for my picking hand, but they are...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-02-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Blompcube
An aggressive tone is something that is achieved...

An aggressive tone is something that is achieved by technique, not by choosing a particular brand of guitar.

Pointless thread is pointless.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-29-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By Blompcube
I think he's got the string out of there by...

I think he's got the string out of there by now.

Or at least, I really hope so ;)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-28-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Blompcube
Looks like a Harmony to me, but I can't find...

Looks like a Harmony to me, but I can't find anything that matches that pickup configuration and control layout that might confirm that it is.

EDIT: On closer inspection, I think it's actually not a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-26-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By Blompcube
I think Gibson will replace the traditional...

I think Gibson will replace the traditional output jack with an inbuilt wireless transmitter but not include a receiver...

...And then make amps with the receivers built in so you can only use 2016...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By Blompcube
Are you serious? Just out of curiosity, explain...

Are you serious? Just out of curiosity, explain to me how you think this is going to extend the life of guitar strings?

All I can imagine that this is going to do is expose your frets to the rough...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,629
Posted By Blompcube
purchased a Staytrem bridge for my Jazzmaster...

purchased a Staytrem bridge for my Jazzmaster yesterday, hopefully it should arrive sometime in the next couple of days :)

I've decided it's about time I really get my JM up and running now I've...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-14-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 947
Posted By Blompcube
The sound clips remind me of the speaker emulated...

The sound clips remind me of the speaker emulated line out sound from my old vox valvetronix.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-08-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By Blompcube
^Yep, I'm pretty sure i've seen a few brand new...

^Yep, I'm pretty sure i've seen a few brand new guitars with tags on them saying they are fitted with elixir nanoweb strings.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-05-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29,547
Views: 363,902
Posted By Blompcube
I did take them out and have a look a long time...

I did take them out and have a look a long time ago but it didn't occur to me to take pictures at the time. Definitely tarbacks, as I somewhat vaguely mentioned earlier :p:
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-05-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29,547
Views: 363,902
Posted By Blompcube
I think the L5S (different thing to the L6S -...

I think the L5S (different thing to the L6S - Like the L5 hollowbody, only solid and probably insanely heavy) had the more normal looking "tarbacks" as standard from 1974 onwards.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-04-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29,547
Views: 363,902
Posted By Blompcube
the mid '70s SGs originally had ceramic magnet...

the mid '70s SGs originally had ceramic magnet "super-humbuckers" which were sealed in epoxy for whatever reason. Mine are sealed in epoxy, but I'm not sure they are original to the guitar - the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-04-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29,547
Views: 363,902
Posted By Blompcube
Yep, it's a great combination - The best way to...

Yep, it's a great combination - The best way to use a rig like this in my experience is to set everything on the amp on 5 to begin with (except gain - there's an obvious sweet spot where the low end...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-03-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29,547
Views: 363,902
Posted By Blompcube
Today I have been sticking my middle finger up at...

Today I have been sticking my middle finger up at my neighbours in the most passive and polite way possible:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v724/blompcube/DCP_2922.jpg

Not my amp - I'm just...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-25-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,720
Posted By Blompcube
That doesn't surprise me. I think if anyone...

That doesn't surprise me. I think if anyone thought they were only testing modern les paul style guitars and somebody decided to sneak an original sunburst les paul in there they'd naturally mistake...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-23-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
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: 41
Views: 1,360
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: 84
Views: 2,224
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: 401
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: 296
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: 341
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: 433
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: 719
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...
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