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Forum: Cover Songs 05-25-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By rickyvanh
Bravo Dude. You played that piece beautifully.

Bravo Dude. You played that piece beautifully.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-21-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By rickyvanh
I have one of those cheap ($15-$20) music stands...

I have one of those cheap ($15-$20) music stands that folds up like an umbrella. It has little wire things that hold books open. It works like a champ, I've had the same one for over 10 years.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By rickyvanh
An instrument cable will not work for a...

An instrument cable will not work for a footswitch, I would check on that.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-08-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By rickyvanh
If it's the one I'm thinking of, there is...

If it's the one I'm thinking of, there is something different about the way the neck joins the body. The line of guitars were a byproduct of patenting this method.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-28-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,003
Posted By rickyvanh
There are way too many options. I would recommend...

There are way too many options. I would recommend taking your time picking out your first electric. After you buy your first one and play it for a while, you will have a better idea of what you want....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-26-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By rickyvanh
You can use a Boss pedal as a buffer, it works...

You can use a Boss pedal as a buffer, it works when disengaged as well. If you have one, try it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-26-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By rickyvanh
Right on Silent Jay, that's the one I got it...

Right on Silent Jay, that's the one I got it from. I also invested in an electric winder. This guys method works for me.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-26-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By rickyvanh
I don't remember the link, but this is what I do,...

I don't remember the link, but this is what I do, and I end up with like 3 full wraps on the low strings, and the equivalent on the high strings:
Pull the string semi taught, after securing it in...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-24-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By rickyvanh
Bad idea, especially on a bass. Strings will have...

Bad idea, especially on a bass. Strings will have a breaking point, just like fishing line. If you want to test this by over tightening strings, you will also be testing the breaking points of the...
Forum: The Pit 02-20-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,317
Posted By rickyvanh
Anyone who plays well knows it takes lots of...

Anyone who plays well knows it takes lots of work, and would never tell someone who is a beginner they suck, and to quit. This is something a jealous bitch does, when they see someone with more...
Forum: The Pit 02-17-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,332
Posted By rickyvanh
Instead of soaking his brother's cigs in water,...

Instead of soaking his brother's cigs in water, he should get some of those novelty exploding things you hide in someone's cig. I've always wanted to do that. It probably won't make his brother quit,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-15-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 972
Posted By rickyvanh
Same here. I've heard that they are inconsistent,...

Same here. I've heard that they are inconsistent, and that they are re-labeled tubes from other manufacturers. I think all amp tubes(JJ's, GT's,etc) are. I went through a little tube rolling phase...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-11-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By rickyvanh
I had a Blues Jr, it was my first tube amp. I...

I had a Blues Jr, it was my first tube amp. I regret selling it, but it wasn't a good amp choice for me. They have a nice clean tone, but that's about it. IMO, they don't sound good with distortion...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-09-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,266
Posted By rickyvanh
Look up Creation Audio Labs, it's called Mk 4.23...

Look up Creation Audio Labs, it's called Mk 4.23 clean boost. It is $150 U.S. They claim it is the most transparent boost pedal on the planet. I'm getting one.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-07-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By rickyvanh
I have a 5150 combo. You will not have a problem...

I have a 5150 combo. You will not have a problem finding that type of sound on this amp. An EQ and a noise gate in the loop and an overdrive in front is how I like mine. If you turn the mid down to 9...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-04-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 925
Posted By rickyvanh
I just got my pedals in order, and I'm finally...

I just got my pedals in order, and I'm finally happy with it. I have a 5150 combo. After much trial and error, my pedals go like this:
guitar >crybaby(true bypass mod)>boss super O.D.(a must)>MXR...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-30-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By rickyvanh
Some people just play the stuff that comes easy...

Some people just play the stuff that comes easy to them or things that they already can do well. I think working on stuff that gives you a hard time is a good way to improve quickly.
Barre...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-19-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By rickyvanh
I wanted to sell my 5150 combo for last few...

I wanted to sell my 5150 combo for last few years, and watched amps just like mine on craigslist keep lowering their prices. I just put new tubes and speakers in it a few months ago, and I'm not...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-18-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By rickyvanh
Check out Warehouse Guitar Speakers. They have...

Check out Warehouse Guitar Speakers. They have replacements and upgrades for pretty much any speaker. They are made in the U.S., and they are pretty inexpensive compared to Celestion or Eminence....
Forum: The Pit 12-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 794
Posted By rickyvanh
I took Karate when I was a kid, and it was part...

I took Karate when I was a kid, and it was part of the class. It basically involved sitting with your hands in your lap, with your eyes closed, and clearing your mind. It can't hurt you, and it's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-21-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 436
Posted By rickyvanh
I just got new speakers from Warehouse Guitar...

I just got new speakers from Warehouse Guitar Speakers. Their site will help you figure out which speakers will work best for you. They are made in the U.S. and you will like the prices.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 887
Posted By rickyvanh
I just started using a stainless steel DR pick....

I just started using a stainless steel DR pick. It was $4, and I'm pretty sure it will last forever. I got an extra incase I lose it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-18-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By rickyvanh
Things seem heavier when they're on top of your...

Things seem heavier when they're on top of your dick.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-11-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 933
Posted By rickyvanh
Good info. Thank you

Good info. Thank you
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-08-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By rickyvanh
I'll guess the blue Boss pedal left of the white...

I'll guess the blue Boss pedal left of the white Boss pedal(dd7) is a Harmonist.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 933
Posted By rickyvanh
Thank you sir

Thank you sir
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-08-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 933
Posted By rickyvanh
Hey dspellman, I read what you said about...

Hey dspellman, I read what you said about checking that the tubes are still fully seated after a trip. I have just finished with a bit of tube rolling and my tubes wiggle out easier now. My tubes...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-04-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By rickyvanh
I lined the control cavity of my guitar with...

I lined the control cavity of my guitar with copper tape that I got from stewmac. I had a weird ground issue, and I tried that first.
It did make a noticeable difference. I have read that...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-03-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By rickyvanh
It really is pretty easy. You have to change the...

It really is pretty easy. You have to change the switch, solder a few jumper wires, and remove the resistors and stuff responsible for the "tone sucking". Do it man! I just did it a week ago....
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By rickyvanh
Mine is slightly lower on the treble side, and it...

Mine is slightly lower on the treble side, and it was professionally set-up. It functions perfectly.
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