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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-08-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By kindadumb
Yeah, those are pretty good skills to have - lots...

Yeah, those are pretty good skills to have - lots of people pay lots of money to have this work done to their guitars, so if you can learn how to do it yourself on a low-cost project guitar, you'll...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-01-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By kindadumb
A Peavey Bravo if you can find it, or a Peavey...

A Peavey Bravo if you can find it, or a Peavey Classic 30 is always a good bet. Laney makes some good amps for what you're looking for, too (the VC30!), and for the low-budget category Bugera V22s...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-01-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By kindadumb
Schecter has a lot of models similar to the KX5,...

Schecter has a lot of models similar to the KX5, and I tend to trust Schecter over Cort.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-25-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By kindadumb
What amp are you playing into?

What amp are you playing into?
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-06-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,082
Posted By kindadumb
Yeah! Those things! Thank you for clearing that...

Yeah! Those things! Thank you for clearing that up.

http://www.sweetwater.com/images/guitars/Pawn51Bld/T012836/T012836-body-large.jpg

Just...no.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-06-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,082
Posted By kindadumb
I'll concur with the BC Rich/Flying V/overly...

I'll concur with the BC Rich/Flying V/overly pointy guitar consensus. On top of that, I'd like to add:

-Anything with EMGs. I actually somewhat like the sound of EMGs/active pickups in the proper...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-26-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By kindadumb
Personally I thought it was hilarious!

Personally I thought it was hilarious!
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-25-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,073
Posted By kindadumb
Personally, I prefer necks without binding - it's...

Personally, I prefer necks without binding - it's a "feel" thing for me, not a normative statement or statement of fact or anything, just what I'm personally more comfortable with. That being said,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-24-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,073
Posted By kindadumb
Oh, I didn't mean to sound critical in my OP - if...

Oh, I didn't mean to sound critical in my OP - if anything, I was shocked to find out that SG Standards and American Strats were so surprisingly affordable! My expectations had been set by the fact...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-24-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,073
Posted By kindadumb
Why are Gibson LPs so much more expensive?

I'm sure this will seem like a dumb question to the people who know the answer, but I don't. :shrug:

I've seen a lot of Gibson Les Paul Standards and Les Paul Traditionals going used for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-18-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
Yeah, crappy recording...

Yeah, crappy recording equipment...bleh...

What's a good, affordable mic?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-18-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
Ideally I'd be going for something like this:...

Ideally I'd be going for something like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDr25zjd4yM

Or like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhDwuNIAh2o
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
Fair enough

Fair enough
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
Were there any that sounded noticeably worse than...

Were there any that sounded noticeably worse than the others?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
Eh, I've tried that kind of thread multiple times...

Eh, I've tried that kind of thread multiple times and it didn't do much for me, so I'm trying something else. I've gotten good feedback from two people already that's been very constructive for me;...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
Your involvement aside, I'm actually finding this...

Your involvement aside, I'm actually finding this very helpful. I'm not sure where your normative statements are coming from.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
How constructive of you.

How constructive of you.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
I think it's a combination of recording equipment...

I think it's a combination of recording equipment and taste. All I have available is a cheap laptop mic, and at the moment I don't have access to what I or any musician would consider a good...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
Were there any that stood out as bad, or were the...

Were there any that stood out as bad, or were the rest just kind of average? (I'm counting "no" votes as well as "yes" votes).
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,534
Posted By kindadumb
Gibson SG Studio '70s Tribute: goes for about...

Gibson SG Studio '70s Tribute: goes for about $550 used
Stetsbar bridge: I paid $150 used
Tech 21 Trademark 60: I paid $320 used
Electro-Harmonix Big Muff with Tone Wicker: goes for about $60...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 564
Posted By kindadumb
Which Amp: A, B, or C? (Sound Clips Included)

I've narrowed my search down to three amps, each of which I've been able to try out. However, I want to get some unbiased ears - complete strangers who have no idea what it is I'm plugging into, so...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,557
Posted By kindadumb
THIS. There was a time when The Beatles, The...

THIS.

There was a time when The Beatles, The Doors, John Fogerty, Brian May of Queen, Joy Division, Gang of Four, The Smiths, BB King, Tom Morello, (sheesh, even Jimmy Page on "Whole Lotta Love")...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-12-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By kindadumb
Somebody out there correct me if I'm wrong, but...

Somebody out there correct me if I'm wrong, but you could probably just slide the covers onto the pickups without any soldering.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-11-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By kindadumb
The way I understand it, overdrive and distortion...

The way I understand it, overdrive and distortion exist on a spectrum. They're both meant to simulate tube amp distortion, with overdrive pedals simulating low gain and distortion pedals simulating...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-10-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By kindadumb
That's 75 watts input power; output power is 25...

That's 75 watts input power; output power is 25 watts, hence a 25-watt amp. It's a beginner's practice amp.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-10-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By kindadumb
Good amp to put Big Muff in effects loop?

Yes, I know that's not where one normally puts dirt pedals, and I understand that one has to be careful to avoid blowing out the power amp (I always keep gain at 0 and volume stays below 12 o'clock -...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-10-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By kindadumb
GET THAT AMP! Even if you don't like it, you'll...

GET THAT AMP! Even if you don't like it, you'll be able to sell it for more than you're paying - and it's a very good amp.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-24-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By kindadumb
I've been through several different instructors...

I've been through several different instructors over the past 16 years, have been praised for "going above and beyond in your efforts"...and have made absolutely no progress. I mean, yeah, I've...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-22-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By kindadumb
I really like the reissued double-cutaway Ibanez...

I really like the reissued double-cutaway Ibanez Artist designs - I've had a chance to check out a couple in stores. I wouldn't rank them ahead of the original MIJ Artists, but they're hard to beat...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-13-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 627
Posted By kindadumb
That's mostly the Les Pauls, because the bodies...

That's mostly the Les Pauls, because the bodies are about 50% heavier than on an SG.

I've owned a Strat copy and the real thing, and to me the SG blows it out of the water. It's comfortably light...
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