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Forum: Musician Talk 02-17-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 815
Posted By bigblockelectra
Pedals are fun. If you want AC/DC plain Jane...

Pedals are fun. If you want AC/DC plain Jane sound that's fine too. I'm not as interested in that but music is more subjective than food....the reality is that most people coming to a live show are...
Forum: The Pit 02-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 2,763
Posted By bigblockelectra
This thread has turned...

This thread has turned into:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3f2HbznZHc
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-09-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By bigblockelectra
Can't...the bumpstop is there to protect the...

Can't...the bumpstop is there to protect the metal tang that the string is fastened to. If it was gone, you would get metal on metal contact and lots of potential weight on this very small "L"...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-09-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By bigblockelectra
Ernie Ball MVP...no 0 volume option.

I got an Ernie Ball MVP online a few weeks ago. It seems crazy that this is a volume pedal that cannot go to ZERO unless you are playing through a mostly clean setting.

Does anyone else have one of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-06-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By bigblockelectra
Next time somebody calls your cell phone hold it...

Next time somebody calls your cell phone hold it up to your guitar pickup and listen through your amp.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-03-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 294,670
Posted By bigblockelectra
I'm not talking about the difference between the...

I'm not talking about the difference between the two models, I'm talking about the options within them......A few little choices in the build your own section. They offer 9.5" radii necks in modern...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-02-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 294,670
Posted By bigblockelectra
Exciting new guitars? They seem to cater the...

Exciting new guitars? They seem to cater the American model guitars to the medicare-aged crowd who can buy the pricier items......these are old men who think they remember what their 1960...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-02-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By bigblockelectra
Lots of people deck the Fender tremolo, so no,...

Lots of people deck the Fender tremolo, so no, there is not only one way.

If your tremolo went way high after the new strings, you must have put a heavier gauge string on the guitar.

If your...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-02-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By bigblockelectra
Bright sounds, treble, spring reverb, amps with...

Bright sounds, treble, spring reverb, amps with tremolo.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-02-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By bigblockelectra
As long as the guitar is setup properly, in...

As long as the guitar is setup properly, in theory, barre chords are supposed to be easier with a smaller radius neck. I don't really find there to be much difference, but on paper the natural curve...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-29-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By bigblockelectra
What can you play right now?

What can you play right now?
Forum: The Pit 01-26-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 530
Posted By bigblockelectra
Bad shape for a portable, the ipod and smart...

Bad shape for a portable, the ipod and smart phone already have the portable music market...people want less devices. There is no reason why your smart phone can't have most of these features. No...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-23-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By bigblockelectra
Burning through 5 amps isn't necessarily a...

Burning through 5 amps isn't necessarily a testament to reliability or satisfaction in terms of sound quality....but I will say that a modeling amp can provide you with a wide variety whereas a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By bigblockelectra
Lower the pickups into the pick guard and listen....

Lower the pickups into the pick guard and listen. Do a google search for strat-itis
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-20-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By bigblockelectra
I added a super distortion to my Stratocaster. ...

I added a super distortion to my Stratocaster. Realistically, once you add gain, it sounds pretty much the same as the high output pickup that came in my cheap Ibanez RG. The RG pickup compared to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-15-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By bigblockelectra
between SD and Dimarzio, they have pretty much...

between SD and Dimarzio, they have pretty much every combination you will find.

http://www.seymourduncan.com/support/wiring-diagrams/schematics.php?schematic=2h_1v_1t_3w_1pp
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By bigblockelectra
So no tone change, only a drop in volume....Did...

So no tone change, only a drop in volume....Did you put these in parallel?
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-13-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By bigblockelectra
Those tonal platitudes mean different things to...

Those tonal platitudes mean different things to different people. This sort of thread will just end up with "get the pickups I have" and "get the pickups I have".

Since you already have a middle...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-12-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,042
Posted By bigblockelectra
My first guitar was a cheap Ibanez RG with a...

My first guitar was a cheap Ibanez RG with a fixed bridge.

I think the only thing that you will really notice for a starting player on a cheaper instrument will be the ability to stay in tune. ...
Forum: Recordings 12-30-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By bigblockelectra
I don't know if this will work but it may have...

I don't know if this will work but it may have something to do with the exclusivity settings for your sound devices.

If you right click on the volume icon in the system tray > playback devices >...
Forum: The Pit 12-19-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,440
Posted By bigblockelectra
There are lots of anti-USA, anti-Israel,...

There are lots of anti-USA, anti-Israel, anti-west films in general.
Forum: The Pit 12-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,440
Posted By bigblockelectra
Theater chains are contractually obligated to...

Theater chains are contractually obligated to show it and Sony could have enforced those contracts had they chosen to do so....they allowed the opt outs.

I heard that by not releasing the movie,...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-11-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By bigblockelectra
You tend to hear them more in metal right now. ...

You tend to hear them more in metal right now. At some point they will come back.

Queens of the Stone Age, Black Keys, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, etc...all played on the radio and have all been...
Forum: The Pit 11-26-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 839
Posted By bigblockelectra
Sound quality reached a very high level in the...

Sound quality reached a very high level in the 1960s and 1970s....loudspeaker design has not drastically changed since then.....'newer' tech like line arrays, tiny little Bose speakers, plasma,...
Forum: Rock & Indie 11-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By bigblockelectra
I don't really like jazz so I haven't listened to...

I don't really like jazz so I haven't listened to Govan much, but I enjoy his teaching on youtube.

There is no filter with Buckethead material. Everything that he has ever thought of has been...
Forum: Rock & Indie 11-26-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By bigblockelectra
Since you listed a lot of minor tonality stuff,...

Since you listed a lot of minor tonality stuff, these are also minor:

Sun Goes Down - Thin Lizzy...not sure if Scott Gorham or John Sykes plays this solo....John Sykes has pretty wide vibrato and...
Forum: The Pit 11-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,151
Posted By bigblockelectra
At what point in time did anyone other than the...

At what point in time did anyone other than the very successful bands/artists ever make a good living at music?
Forum: Musician Talk 11-14-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By bigblockelectra
What kind of guitar do you have?...use the power...

What kind of guitar do you have?...use the power of the internet to search for the neck radius
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,019
Posted By bigblockelectra
If you are blind I will not use any words that...

If you are blind I will not use any words that will trick your screen reading software.

Most players will move the entire wrist. But finger vibrato is useful if the rest of the hand needs to stay...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By bigblockelectra
You aren't letting pools of water dry on the...

You aren't letting pools of water dry on the board. You are using a damp cloth and then drying it off. It won't warp
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