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Forum: Electric Guitar 04-03-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 611
Posted By jpnyc
Thereís a reason Gibson dealers are still trying...

Thereís a reason Gibson dealers are still trying to dump the 2013 Studio models almost five months after they started discounting them. Your LTD is probably built better than a Les Paul studio....
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-31-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 516
Posted By jpnyc
Standard Schecter necks are a fatter profile...

Standard Schecter necks are a fatter profile similar to a 70s Les Paul. Only the SLS models have the skinny neck. Spend some time sifting around through used stuff and youíll find a ton of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-31-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By jpnyc
The nut slot probably isnít deep enough. You can...

The nut slot probably isnít deep enough. You can file it out with a nut file or a welding torch cleaner. Only file away a tiny bit at a time because if you go too low the string will buzz on the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-31-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By jpnyc
Lemon oil for instruments is just mineral oil...

Lemon oil for instruments is just mineral oil with fragrance. It cannot have a PH and is not acidic. It is totally safe to use the lemon oil marketing for instruments on a fretboard, just donít use...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By jpnyc
Hollowbody guitars do rock and blues just fine....

Hollowbody guitars do rock and blues just fine. You just donít see people do it often because they tend to feed back on stage. But there are ways to deal with that.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-29-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By jpnyc
Yes. The big difference between these models is...

Yes. The big difference between these models is the finish, but the pickups are also different. Some of the higher-priced Artcore guitars have alnico pickups rather than ceramic.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-29-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 180
Posted By jpnyc
It will do those tunings with some work. Youíll...

It will do those tunings with some work. Youíll need to get the nut slots filed out to fit a set of heavy strings, and possible the saddles as well. You also need to pick a realistic range for the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-29-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By jpnyc
Hard pointy picks are awful for strumming. Itís...

Hard pointy picks are awful for strumming. Itís one of the reasons I switched to a tapered titanium pick instead of flat picks.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-28-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 473
Posted By jpnyc
Schecter C-1 series.

Schecter C-1 series.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-27-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By jpnyc
Gibson nuts have been Corian crap for years....

Gibson nuts have been Corian crap for years. Gibson finally moved to Graphtech nuts on the 2014 models.

This guitar is a great example of Gibsonís shoddy quality control. That neck should have been...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-27-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 468
Posted By jpnyc
Your hands arenít small. You arenít Buckethead,...

Your hands arenít small. You arenít Buckethead, but you donít need Daisy Rock guitars, either. Get a bass and just play it until you get used to it. Scale kind of becomes irrelevant after playing...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-27-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 468
Posted By jpnyc
Why do you need to stretch six or seven frets?...

Why do you need to stretch six or seven frets? Are you inventing new jazz chords or something? If youíre shredding like that you should be tapping anydamnway.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 222
Posted By jpnyc
Tobacco burst is black to brown.

Tobacco burst is black to brown.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-24-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By jpnyc
I thought I was going to see new tolex on a valve...

I thought I was going to see new tolex on a valve junior. Wow.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-24-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 444
Posted By jpnyc
Youíll never nail a studio tone from the analog...

Youíll never nail a studio tone from the analog tape days exactly, so donít even try. Just get a new muff and a strat loaded with DiMarzio humbuckers and get close enough to make you happy. The...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-23-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 845
Posted By jpnyc
Why? You fret inbetween the frets, not on them....

Why? You fret inbetween the frets, not on them. And the radius of the curve isnít that tight. The difference is pretty small, similar to moving from a 24.75" scale guitar to a 25.5" guitar.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-23-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By jpnyc
Anything thatís not a hollowbody -> Big Muff.

Anything thatís not a hollowbody -> Big Muff.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By jpnyc
Tony Iommi uses thimbles lined with bits of soft...

Tony Iommi uses thimbles lined with bits of soft leather to extend his amputated fingertips. But heís been doing that since the 70s. You should get in touch with someone who makes prostheses with 3D...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-23-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By jpnyc
If the pot is so bad it cuts out you might as...

If the pot is so bad it cuts out you might as well replace it. Same for the tuner. These parts arenít expensive enough to waste a lot of time ****ing with, especially given the $50 price tag for the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 229
Posted By jpnyc
In that price range youíre limited to Joyo and...

In that price range youíre limited to Joyo and Behringer. Joyo pedals are the better of the two. They sell direct on Amazon and it ships with a few days from their warehouse in Shenzen:...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-22-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By jpnyc
Replace the cloth. Nothing can completely remove...

Replace the cloth. Nothing can completely remove the smell of cat pee.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-22-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By jpnyc
Any solid or semihollow guitar -> Black Cat...

Any solid or semihollow guitar -> Black Cat fuzz or Big Muff -> Amp.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-22-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 130
Posted By jpnyc
Mick Mars has rocked a lot of vintage Fender over...

Mick Mars has rocked a lot of vintage Fender over the years.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-22-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 845
Posted By jpnyc
It must be legit. It promises longer sustain just...

It must be legit. It promises longer sustain just like every single gimmicky guitar product!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-22-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 78
Posted By jpnyc
Floyd Rose now has a custom shop. So you could...

Floyd Rose now has a custom shop. So you could have them build you a bridge mixed and matched from the sturdiest parts with a set of loose springs that can be easily pulled the full range of the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-22-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By jpnyc
Thanks for sharing the pics! Iíve never seen one...

Thanks for sharing the pics! Iíve never seen one of these and itís a damned cool guitar.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By jpnyc
What are the stock strings and tuning on that...

What are the stock strings and tuning on that guitar?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 548
Posted By jpnyc
Looks like their domain expired and/or got...

Looks like their domain expired and/or got hijaacked. It happens all the time to people who donít stay on top of their email. But the company is ok, the just announced a few new pedals.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 158
Posted By jpnyc
The TL-2 is great for ridiculous amounts of...

The TL-2 is great for ridiculous amounts of tweakable gain. If you want thunk-thunk medium gain sounds itís probably not the right way to go. If you want apeshit 90s metal buzzsaw sounds it could...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 192
Posted By jpnyc
Crate also makes very loud and very portable...

Crate also makes very loud and very portable solid state amps for gigging and busking.

The multifx unit is a good idea if you play venues with PA systems. When I lived in Manhattan I saw a hundred...
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