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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-15-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 772
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: 878
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: 251
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: 680
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: 2,867
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: 448
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: 448
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: 225
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: 1,814
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: 161
Views: 5,182
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: 2,802
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...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-09-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,554
Posted By Blompcube
I don't know why people make the assumption that...

I don't know why people make the assumption that guitarists who play relics are trying to deceive people in some way or another - Never been able to see any justification for it. Every single person...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Blompcube
I expect there were one or two prototypes made...

I expect there were one or two prototypes made but I don't think they ever had a production model.

There were some "reissues" made in very limited numbers at some point ('70s or '80s, I think),...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 10,112
Posted By Blompcube
I guess you could be right there. I don't know...

I guess you could be right there.

I don't know why that would be creepy though - childrens entertainment is produced by adults in the first place.
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 10,112
Posted By Blompcube
Well... Apparently grown ups do dress up as...

Well... Apparently grown ups do dress up as furries/ponies sometimes. They've been doing it for decades, at disneyland (granted, this is done to entertain little kids - actually, lots of disney...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 10,112
Posted By Blompcube
Ok, "singled out" was not really the...

Ok, "singled out" was not really the right selection of words, but they do seem to get it worse than everyone else, and more frequently, and I'm wondering why that is.

For example, there's such a...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 10,112
Posted By Blompcube
With all due respect, what makes you (or anyone...

With all due respect, what makes you (or anyone else, for that matter) an authority on what is "truly" stupid and what isn't?

argumentum ad populum surely doesn't. If anything, your use of that...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Blompcube
as a general rule, if you have to ask why you...

as a general rule, if you have to ask why you would need something, you probably don't need it.

the longer scale length should give you a deeper sound with a tighter and punchier low end response,...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 10,112
Posted By Blompcube
Nazi furs? Soviet furs? they sound like bad...

Nazi furs? Soviet furs? they sound like bad Psychedelic furs tribute bands.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,418
Posted By Blompcube
Lets not turn this into a "bashing guitars...

Lets not turn this into a "bashing guitars we don't like" thread. Those never end well.

Bash the silly comments in the linked article all you want - it deserves harsh criticism ;)

The doubleneck...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Blompcube
my fuzz face sounds like a screeching, hissing,...

my fuzz face sounds like a screeching, hissing, tinny mess with my treble booster.

The way to get more definition from a fuzz face is quite simply to turn the volume down on the guitar until the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-29-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Blompcube
To me it sounds like both the preamp and power...

To me it sounds like both the preamp and power amp are pretty distorted and it's the interaction between the different sources of distortion that is giving it that gritty quality.

What I am going to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-29-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Blompcube
I get the feeling he didn't mean to imply that...

I get the feeling he didn't mean to imply that the serial number is connected with weight, and worded the post like that to make it clear that he was referring to different examples of the same model...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-27-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By Blompcube
the 20 watt peavey vypyr is a practice amp, which...

the 20 watt peavey vypyr is a practice amp, which is unlikely to have speakers that project with any real clarity at higher volumes, even if the amp itself is powerful enough to be heard alongside...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-25-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
Posted By Blompcube
Since everyone has already said everything else I...

Since everyone has already said everything else I was going to say I only have one thing left to contribute:

Has anyone else ever noticed the garbled low end in the more recent MGs? Sounds like some...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 702
Posted By Blompcube
Hard to say, I have played lots of really awesome...

Hard to say, I have played lots of really awesome guitars.

Out of my own personal stash though, definitely my EBMM Albert Lee HH, which is just effortless to play because every note rings out with...
Forum: The Pit 11-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 889
Posted By Blompcube
Yes, that is correct - Series 4 southern...

Yes, that is correct - Series 4 southern annihilator final.

(I'm a bit of a robot wars mega-nerd).
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-17-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,138
Posted By Blompcube
Occasionally he would be like that with people,...

Occasionally he would be like that with people, but the main thing is he was just a spammer who was always trying to promote himself, his guitars, and andertons, in just about every post he made -...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,138
Posted By Blompcube
I don't think there's anything specifically wrong...

I don't think there's anything specifically wrong with this guitars, I think people just dislike him personally because they remember when he used to post here :p:
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,621
Posted By Blompcube
Depends if I'm buying an investment grade...

Depends if I'm buying an investment grade instrument or a workhorse.

I mean, I would collect vintage guitars if I could afford to because I just like vintage guitars - I would also play them, just...
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