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Forum: Electric Guitar 05-15-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 623
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Depends on what you are doing, the 7 strings...

Depends on what you are doing, the 7 strings allow you do use the lower tunings on some songs and keep the standard tuning for others, so if you are gigging you aren't changing instruments and tuning...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-15-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,327
Posted By Zoomyrs1
I have a SE 24 Custom, its a really good guitar...

I have a SE 24 Custom, its a really good guitar for the money, there are no visible manufacuring flaws, and it compares well to my American Les Paul SL.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-09-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,327
Posted By Zoomyrs1
I have a Les Paul SL (think a SG shaped like a...

I have a Les Paul SL (think a SG shaped like a LP) and a PRS SE24 Custom.

The Paul has the 60 "fast" neck on it, I prefer the SE in that case. The PRS carries more mid-range tonally, but that would...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-04-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Zoomyrs1
All that and you never mentioned how you hold the...

All that and you never mentioned how you hold the pick.

I've been trying to get a handle on my right hand here recently and I have a hell of a hard time using a curled grip, somewhere along the line...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-04-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 608
Posted By Zoomyrs1
That is more or less what I do, on the higher...

That is more or less what I do, on the higher strings I'll bend into the B or G and palm the lower strings.

On the E-A-G I try to bend 2nd finger and index to mute
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-04-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Get a good leather strap, and then go find a...

Get a good leather strap, and then go find a horse tackle place and have them make the adjustable part, just longer. Should cost maybe $45+ the strap.

I had a bassist that had to do that, dude was...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-04-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,570
Posted By Zoomyrs1
+1 I have an OLD Mesa 4x12 slant half open/half...

+1

I have an OLD Mesa 4x12 slant half open/half closed with Black Shadows (licensed Celestions) that has taken everything that my hot-rodded Peavey Ultra 120 can throw at it....since the '90s :D...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-04-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Zoomyrs1
It'll do it, its not loud enough to play over a...

It'll do it, its not loud enough to play over a loud drummer but you can get some pretty decent tones if you screw around with it enough.

For reference I have an AD60VT and I can easily spend 6...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-04-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 643
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Oooh yeah I forgot about Carvins. I had a Carvin...

Oooh yeah I forgot about Carvins.

I had a Carvin (6 string) that I built out of their catalog years and years ago, I ended up selling it for more than I bought it for when I let the lead player from...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-04-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 643
Posted By Zoomyrs1
I was tinkering with a Schecter the other day at...

I was tinkering with a Schecter the other day at Best Buy of all places. Wasn't terrible, 24 frets, neck through, through body solid bridge, with EMGs, even had a decent neck.

Not sure about across...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,206
Posted By Zoomyrs1
I can play guitar, and bass, probably still...

I can play guitar, and bass, probably still better at base if improving. Sax is now a once upon a time, I wanted to pick it back up but apparently my dear sweet parents sold my horns while I was in...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Primarily its a sound thing, Pentatonic's yield a...

Primarily its a sound thing, Pentatonic's yield a certain sound mainly. Not to mention that they have less accidentals so they are easier to use in an improve format (Blues, Jazz). A lot of it is...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Polymetric, many meter Meter as in timing, time...

Polymetric, many meter

Meter as in timing, time scale as in 4/4, 4/2, 3/4, 3/3 and whatnot. I guess you could use polyrythmic, but I've always heard that used more of a compositional tool.

I...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-03-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Apples to Oranges. Classical music is heavily...

Apples to Oranges.

Classical music is heavily polymetric. In 9 measures you may play in 3 different time scales. Aside from that, each conductor has an individual style and there will be variances...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 809
Posted By Zoomyrs1
:haha: Agree here. All of the nerves and...

:haha:

Agree here. All of the nerves and adrenaline playing live tend to make people play everything fast.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-02-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Without digging into effects you are pretty much...

Without digging into effects you are pretty much spot on.

Adjust the pick-ups so that they are further from the lower strings, in addition you can use "hybrid" string sets that have the E-B-G and G...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,948
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Its well worth the time to learn how to do your...

Its well worth the time to learn how to do your own set-up. Just be careful with tuss rod adjustments and its actually pretty hard to screw up a set up.

Even then people prefer different things, so...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Did you try cleaning the plugs? If they get...

Did you try cleaning the plugs?

If they get dirty you get a large attenuation.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Good choice, I'd also recommend finding a set of...

Good choice, I'd also recommend finding a set of stock SE pick-ups. The PRS stockers are pretty hot and have a very good balance, I have an SE24 and no desire to putz with the pickup which is rare...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Unless it has nylon or silkwound strings, yes you...

Unless it has nylon or silkwound strings, yes you can pinch on an acoustic. It may sound a bit funny, but a pinch harmonic is a byproduct of string length and nodes along that length.

Not the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Yes, due the reactive nature of coils, the more...

Yes, due the reactive nature of coils, the more resistance you stack in the more high frequencies are affected.

....This is why many guitars have "tone caps" which are capacitors that are added...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Well, due to more magnets humbuckers put out more...

Well, due to more magnets humbuckers put out more current, however the amp doesn't want current it wants voltage, so the more impedance you present the higher the voltage generated at the cost of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By Zoomyrs1
That would vary by pickup, shoot the vendors for...

That would vary by pickup, shoot the vendors for your pups an e-mail and see what they recommend. This is one of those mileage may vary things.

I can explain how the pick-up works and why that...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-17-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,732
Posted By Zoomyrs1
I noted that Yngwie Malmsteen can play fast as...

I noted that Yngwie Malmsteen can play fast as hell, but he DOES play fast as hell simply for the sake of playing fast as hell. I never could stand that about him. John Petrucci can play fast as...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Yes, low circuit impedance can certainly cause...

Yes, low circuit impedance can certainly cause the harmonics to be lost in the noise and filtered by the amp.

That carries for any passive pick up.

You should be able to play a pinch with the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-17-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Its kind of a bitch. Basically there are three...

Its kind of a bitch.

Basically there are three possitions that cover 12 frets and repeat.

I did it (and forgot later lol) by learning the three position of a few common scales, C maj, E min,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-16-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 228
Posted By Zoomyrs1
The tail is wrong, that has a trapese...

The tail is wrong, that has a trapese bride.

That looks more like a schector ....string through body.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-16-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Zoomyrs1
You got it. A riff is rhythm work usually, think...

You got it.

A riff is rhythm work usually, think Pantera, I'm Broken, that song is mostly riffage.

A lick is a a "section" of a lead I guess you would call it, you can chain them together and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-16-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Zoomyrs1
The Vox Valvetronics sound alright. They aren't...

The Vox Valvetronics sound alright. They aren't great I have a AD60VT basically use as an effects pedal, pre-amp out into my half stack's guitar input input.

Goes from crystal clear to wrath of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,458
Posted By Zoomyrs1
Yeah, only mildly talented. Give that guy a...

Yeah, only mildly talented.

Give that guy a slide and man alive he makes that SG sing doesn't he.
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