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Forum: Electric Guitar 06-16-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By billyTheShears
Yes, what I meant is that it looks like his strap...

Yes, what I meant is that it looks like his strap isn't already compressed so in this case he's got to wait before locking the nut.
That failure didn't happen with my Schallers but I've read some...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-15-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By billyTheShears
Actually I've verified that the threads on my...

Actually I've verified that the threads on my Schallers are too short, I can fit two bolts only on the Axetec ones. Anyway I don't think that the additional bolt or the glue is a solution to this...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-15-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By billyTheShears
I think it's quite normal, the pressure will make...

I think it's quite normal, the pressure will make the strap thinner and come loose, it should settle after a while. I don't remember if the Schallers had one or two nuts for each lock, the ones I've...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-12-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By billyTheShears
where is paruwi when we need him? :haha: it...

where is paruwi when we need him? :haha:
it must be a 2005 custom-3 plus http://www.epiphone.com/News-Features/News/2005/Epiphone-Announces-Guitar-Of-The-Month-Program-For.aspx
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-28-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By billyTheShears
Thank you all! Actually I was undecided about...

Thank you all!


Actually I was undecided about that, I didn't want you to think you've contributed to the creation of a monster :haha:


I'll be careful, I promise :cool:


Thanks
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-27-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By billyTheShears
NGD: Nathalie Silmeria (Warning! gaudy content inside)

Billy, why again?
My first build, Valkyrie (link in sig), didn't quite look as I've envisioned so I've tweaked the design a bit, moreover this time I wanted to build it completely by myself. The name...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-27-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By billyTheShears
Very nice, you've got good taste :cheers:

Very nice, you've got good taste :cheers:
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-25-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 816
Posted By billyTheShears
Killer deal, now you just need a cover like this...

Killer deal, now you just need a cover like this for your couch

http://i1306.photobucket.com/albums/s567/billyTheShears/tmp_16482-Screenshot_2015-05-25-16-16-3401-116873843_zpsqceja9vz.png...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-25-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,632
Posted By billyTheShears
Les Pauls, my favourite artists play one but the...

Les Pauls, my favourite artists play one but the lack of the forearm contour and the thickness of the body are deal breakers for me
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-10-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By billyTheShears
really nice, I love that finish, have fun with it...

really nice, I love that finish, have fun with it :cheers:
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-26-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By billyTheShears
I guess he removed the neck to adjust the truss...

I guess he removed the neck to adjust the truss rod at the heel, and then he didn't know how to keep it into place while he tightened the screws, we'll probably never know
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-26-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By billyTheShears
yay, pointy guitars! :cheers: looks like a...

yay, pointy guitars! :cheers:
looks like a great deal, this made me regret not purchasing a neck with an ebony fretboard for my next guitar :haha:
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-21-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By billyTheShears
Sorry to read this about the SY-300, the demo...

Sorry to read this about the SY-300, the demo seemed cool, sure I wouldn't pay 600 for that anyway
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-15-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By billyTheShears
some time ago another UGer had a similar problem...

some time ago another UGer had a similar problem and it turned out to be the locking nut, as far as I remember it wasn't secured on the neck tight enough
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 58,657
Posted By billyTheShears
Holy crap, this settles it, my next guitar will...

Holy crap, this settles it, my next guitar will be violet...I think :y:
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-13-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By billyTheShears
lovely finish! though mounting the pickup upside...

lovely finish! though mounting the pickup upside down shouldn't actually reverse the phase, you've got to flip the magnet or reverse the wires :shrug:
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-12-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,771
Posted By billyTheShears
Since that guitar is going to have a female name...

Since that guitar is going to have a female name my official explanation would be that the girl is not me, but her :D
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-12-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,771
Posted By billyTheShears
I'd say get the V, there's no guitar too much...

I'd say get the V, there's no guitar too much odd-looking to be played, there are just guitarists with not enough personality to play them :haha: and anyway the V has been played by many guitarists...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-11-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By billyTheShears
Happiness is a cool Strat, enjoy :cheers:

Happiness is a cool Strat, enjoy :cheers:
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-10-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By billyTheShears
The one with the bigger inlays is listed in the...

The one with the bigger inlays is listed in the Schecter's 2012 catalog so it must be the older version, the other is the current one. Personally I like the discontinued one better :shrug:
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-09-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By billyTheShears
Assuming it's wired correctly the only reason I...

Assuming it's wired correctly the only reason I can think of is that the Invader, even when split, has got an higher output than the ssl 1 so its humming it's not completely cancelled by the other...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-07-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,435
Posted By billyTheShears
That's why it looked familiar, I remember the...

That's why it looked familiar, I remember the NRFD thread about it




It would be a pity to cover that top, you could buy a gold top next, here at UG we enjoy NGDs more than NRFDs :haha:
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-07-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,435
Posted By billyTheShears
Very nice and I bet it looks even nicer in...

Very nice and I bet it looks even nicer in person, digital cameras tend to oversaturate the red of cherryburst. Still my favourite Les Paul in your collection is that natural one :D
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-03-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By billyTheShears
:haha: actually it didn't have strap buttons and...

:haha: actually it didn't have strap buttons and it could be played only sitting down, so it was unhealthy just for my right leg that started to feel numb after a while


Smash it on stage? I think...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-03-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By billyTheShears
I've got two other slabs but they cracked too a...

I've got two other slabs but they cracked too a couple of days after I've sawn them, though not as much as this one, and after the seasoning they can only get...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-02-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By billyTheShears
:haha: sadly I had to cut it down, it was dying

:haha: sadly I had to cut it down, it was dying
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-02-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By billyTheShears
I appreciate creativity so I'm an admirer of...

I appreciate creativity so I'm an admirer of Devries..though creativity is like a penis, it can give life, or it can make you pee, I think the Tank and the Devries customs belong more to the latter...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-01-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By billyTheShears
NGD: The Tone Tank

What does it take to build a great guitar? Carefully selected materials, thoughtful design, skilled craftsmanship, and the Tone Tank has got them all!
The body is made of a single slab of cherry...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-21-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 916
Posted By billyTheShears
That's cool, I've never seen this model before. ...

That's cool, I've never seen this model before. The silverburst 2007 reissue was a limited run of just 400 guitars, pretty rare, nice find!
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-02-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By billyTheShears
I've got no direct experience, apparently before...

I've got no direct experience, apparently before the middle sixties 12 gauge strings were considered light, bending was not a commonly used technique and that's why Fender used very round fretboard...
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