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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By Captaincranky
Unfortunately, it also calls to the forefront the...

Unfortunately, it also calls to the forefront the preemptive question, "why did you either get married, or take up playing guitar in the first place"? :rolleyes: :shrug:
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 12:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,947
Posted By Captaincranky
The top chord is Fmaj7 The center chord is...

The top chord is Fmaj7
The center chord is Cmaj7
The bottom chord is Cadd9 (Although, most people play it: e-1 @3 (G instead of E on top).
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Captaincranky
That depends a great deal on what type of guitar...

That depends a great deal on what type of guitar it is. I wouldn't attempt it with a high end all solid wood instrument. (Unless I was getting fairly paid). But, with an all laminate guitar, the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By Captaincranky
OK guys, reality check. If these strings were on...

OK guys, reality check. If these strings were on the guitar for four months, our TS needs to pay a bit more attention to keeping fresh steel on the guitar.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-23-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Captaincranky
Just for a lark, you should try out an Epiphone...

Just for a lark, you should try out an Epiphone EJ-200-SC

These have stereo electronics. All the latest runs are solid tops.

They're huge though, don't know if that matters.

One of those and a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-23-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Captaincranky
I'm not sure what you mean. You should have a...

I'm not sure what you mean. You should have a guitar for nylon strings.If you already knew that,apologies.

He's getting a very intimate sound in that recording. I sincerely doubt that's an iPad mic...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-23-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Captaincranky
Those are nylon strings. I have no idea what...

Those are nylon strings. I have no idea what particular guitar it is. It sounds like it's miked very close
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-13-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Captaincranky
It would seem you're taking that as the answer...

It would seem you're taking that as the answer you wanted to hear, therefore it must be the correct answer.

The necks are rarely the problem with a 12 string. The bridges separate, the bodies...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-06-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Captaincranky
Well, I'm stumped. I couldn't find one with that...

Well, I'm stumped. I couldn't find one with that shaped headstock, with binding.
Forum: Bad Advertising Reports 04-02-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Captaincranky
Don't say you heard it from me but, his member...

Don't say you heard it from me but, his member number is the same as his password... ;)
Forum: Bad Advertising Reports 04-01-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Captaincranky
Cranky here, how come everybody but me got the...

Cranky here, how come everybody but me got the pretty pink pony? :p:
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-01-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Captaincranky
A long time ago, in a galaxy far away,"The...

A long time ago, in a galaxy far away,"The Move", (who would eventually become "Electric Light Orchestra),recorded an album called, "Shazaam", a few of the songs,"Cherry Blossom Clinic Revisited"...
Forum: Bad Advertising Reports 04-01-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Captaincranky
Music to trot along...

Music to trot along with:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UiLRH5rmLQ
Forum: UG Contribution 04-01-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By Captaincranky
Are you piling on the "April Fool"...

Are you piling on the "April Fool" thing, or did you get punked too? :confused:
Forum: Bad Advertising Reports 04-01-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Captaincranky
No one that's why I asked it :rolleyes: Well, I...

No one that's why I asked it :rolleyes:

Well, I think Halloween and April Fool's day are the most under rated and ignored holidays in moden times.

So, it seems I've helped to celebrate you...
Forum: Bad Advertising Reports 04-01-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Captaincranky
So is "PonyFan" a moderator, or a...

So is "PonyFan" a moderator, or a figment of its own imagination?
Forum: Bad Advertising Reports 04-01-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Captaincranky
Site Hacked?

Please be aware in this thread, (Acoustic & Classical Guitar), has bee hacked: http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1673734

All entries have bee renamed to "PonyFan *xxxxxxxx,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By Captaincranky
Taylor Swift only knows 3 chords, so yeah that...

Taylor Swift only knows 3 chords, so yeah that would be easy enough to play on a 6, 12, even 18 string guitar. (And yes, there is such a thing, google it).

I enjoy the 12 string quite a bit. But,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By Captaincranky
I already own 2 (two) of thje EJ-200-SCE, and...

I already own 2 (two) of thje EJ-200-SCE, and they don't make the Yamaha left handed.. The only difference is the finishes. (One natural, one burst).

I don't no how many ways to explain this, I...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By Captaincranky
Here in the "colonies" (USA), we...

Here in the "colonies" (USA), we sometimes call people "stuffed shirts". Which now that I think about it, is probably the equivalent of, "heavily shirty". ("Stuffed shirt", equals sort of rigid,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By Captaincranky
Simply this, thin strings and a heavy touch...

Simply this, thin strings and a heavy touch creates buzz. Lots of players use medium strings, and raise the action, to get all the bottom end and projection the guitar will provide. Granted that's...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By Captaincranky
Ok, "heavily shirty" is slang I simply...

Ok, "heavily shirty" is slang I simply don't understand... :confused:

As far as ordering online, I'm left handed, and I pretty much have to order online. My last guitar was an Epiphone EJ-200-SEC....
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By Captaincranky
OK buzzing can also be caused by lack of...

OK buzzing can also be caused by lack of "relief". Wherein the neck is either too straight, or bent back. (In other words, a slight rise in the neck toward the strings right around the 7th fret.

If...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-31-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Captaincranky
If you're not willing, (or unable), to bend back...

If you're not willing, (or unable), to bend back your ring finger, I'm not sure how we can help you.

The only reason to bend the index back, is for the purpose of having the rest of the finger, ...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-30-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By Captaincranky
OK, listen to me. People have been playing all...

OK, listen to me. People have been playing all sorts of music on the Gibson SJ-200 for decades. So, Pete Townshend plays one on stage, and Emmy Lou Harris, does her country thing on hers. Just off...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-29-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 526
Posted By Captaincranky
Generally speaking, there is no such thing as an...

Generally speaking, there is no such thing as an acoustic string set with an .009 e-1.

.010 to .047 is considered "acoustic extra light. How the guitar is setup, is every bit as important as the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-29-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By Captaincranky
It is a generally accepted wisdom that Yamaha...

It is a generally accepted wisdom that Yamaha offers the best bang for the buck and overall quality, in the low to mid priced guitar market.

With that said, I've never owned or played one. Yamaha...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-28-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By Captaincranky
I will certainly grant you that a baby grand is a...

I will certainly grant you that a baby grand is a hard act to follow sonically. You play a piano like that for a while, and just about any guitar you pick up, will sound like a ten dollar ukulele.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-28-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 576
Posted By Captaincranky
Nothing says a good son, can't be a good salesman...

Nothing says a good son, can't be a good salesman as well. If you get where I'm going with this.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-28-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By Captaincranky
If what you mean by, "not treating it like...

If what you mean by, "not treating it like crap", includes paying attention to humidity, and not stringing it up with too heavy of a string set, then yes, it should last you a long, long time. There...
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