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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Today, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By patticake
it's a cheapy i got off ebay. mine is called the...

it's a cheapy i got off ebay. mine is called the montana backpacker, but i hear both the brand and guitar have been renamed, and i believe at one point it was called the amigo. good sounding for a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By patticake
there could be one. i have a travel guitar with...

there could be one. i have a travel guitar with laminate back and solid sides.

all the medium to higher priced classicals i've played were all solid.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By patticake
sounds like wrong sized nut slots to me. ...

sounds like wrong sized nut slots to me. regardless of quality of the nut and guitar, if the slots are too thin, the strings will sometimes stick and then let go and make weird noises and just suck...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-25-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By patticake
um... no. i'm a member of the squier jag ss club...

um... no. i'm a member of the squier jag ss club there (that's a $179 bass), and there are tons of people with basses and amps that cost under $300. also lots of super modern players,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-23-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By patticake
i'm 5' 3" with small hands (also female),...

i'm 5' 3" with small hands (also female), and i played short scale till i was injured. now i have a jag ss, which i really like, but i'm hoping to get back to 34" scale asap! i had a SUB ray 4...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-22-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By patticake
another vote for tusq. i had an FG730, and it...

another vote for tusq. i had an FG730, and it didn't really need added brightness to my ear.
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-21-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By patticake
lots of guys at talkbass love ibanez - and...

lots of guys at talkbass love ibanez - and there's also several ibanez bass club threads - loooong ones - where everyone talks ibanez.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-21-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By patticake
if it doesn't play right, i wouldn't suggest...

if it doesn't play right, i wouldn't suggest keeping it.

btw, my husband is n the middle of a refret on an '80s charvel. i used to wonder why refrets cost so much, but no longer. he's doing an...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-20-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 478
Posted By patticake
just play it. get strings you may prefer if you...

just play it. get strings you may prefer if you don't like the strings on it - which, btw, can be old or just crappy strings - and then give everything a week to totally settle in and for you to get...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-20-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 478
Posted By patticake
almost every guitar i've bought has needed a...

almost every guitar i've bought has needed a setup to play the way i like it. if it sounds good, that's the important thing. when you can afford $40 and have spent a little time with the guitar,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-18-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 602
Posted By patticake
i have issues that require lighter weight...

i have issues that require lighter weight instruments, so often i email the manufacturer to get the actual instrument's weight. most have been helpful. i don't use a tremolo, but my husband swears...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-18-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By patticake
what do you mean, "it doesn't sound like it...

what do you mean, "it doesn't sound like it should"? is that an epiphone les paul or a gibson?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-15-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By patticake
and let us not forget HPL ;-)

and let us not forget HPL ;-)
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-14-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 357
Posted By patticake
"select spruce top" means laminate. if...

"select spruce top" means laminate. if it's a solid top, better than 99% of the time it will actually say solid.
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-13-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By patticake
if i understand you correctly, that's normal. ...

if i understand you correctly, that's normal. you might want to try flatwound strings to cut down on the noise.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-10-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By patticake
have you tried contacting samick to see if they...

have you tried contacting samick to see if they happen to know anything about the guitar?
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-10-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By patticake
you could try different strings, and also...

you could try different strings, and also different string gauges. i've been testing basses at stores for the past couple weeks, and i notice that there different basses with the same scale have...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-09-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By patticake
glad to hear they're nice. we're about to head...

glad to hear they're nice. we're about to head out to hollywood guitar center. i'll try some out. i'm nervous about the maple/sitka ones, as i really loved the way they sounded before.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-09-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 439
Posted By patticake
i, too, don't use this forum as my personal blog,...

i, too, don't use this forum as my personal blog, but even if i did, i'd have the courtesy to reply to people posting on my threads. forums are all about human involvement.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-07-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,221
Posted By patticake
since i tend not to like bright guitars, i do...

since i tend not to like bright guitars, i do like some martins quite a bit, but like 'em or not, the martins i've played were well-made, nicely finished and usually martin stands behind their...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-01-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By patticake
the lower cost lag guitars sounded fairly boxy to...

the lower cost lag guitars sounded fairly boxy to me. i'd go with the yamaha or the fender, for sure.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-01-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By patticake
it's also going to be hard to find a guitar with...

it's also going to be hard to find a guitar with a cutaway but no electronics. the only brands i've seen do this are larrivee and recording king, and only with their smaller guitars.

have you...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-27-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By patticake
after trying lots of short scale basses, i'd say...

after trying lots of short scale basses, i'd say that the Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Bass Special SS (Short Scale) is the best one i've played at under $300. it's $179 pretty much everywhere in...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-26-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By patticake
seagull S6, which sounds just wonderful - one of...

seagull S6, which sounds just wonderful - one of the best solid tops around, plenty of bass and top end sparkle, balanced tone, nice guitar.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-20-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By patticake
er... you do realize you're responding to a...

er... you do realize you're responding to a several year old thread, right?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-02-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By patticake
nice! let us know what you think after you get...

nice! let us know what you think after you get it :)
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-02-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By patticake
do you fingerpick or strum or both? what style...

do you fingerpick or strum or both? what style of music do you want to play?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-01-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By patticake
kudos to Captaincranky - one of each sounds like...

kudos to Captaincranky - one of each sounds like a perfect solution :D

otherwise toss a coin. either guitar will be a good choice if you have no preference when it comes to tone and shape.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-30-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By patticake
i play a wide variety of types of music - and...

i play a wide variety of types of music - and enjoy it - on a wide variety of guitars from parlors to jumbos, resonators to gypsy jazz guitars. why not? i like the round tone of a jumbo and the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-30-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By patticake
i use d'addario phosphor bronze extra lights on...

i use d'addario phosphor bronze extra lights on some of my guitars, and i really like 'em.
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