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Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-27-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By Jumbosize
I get your point, but that doesn't really seem to...

I get your point, but that doesn't really seem to actually help me (much anyways). What I mean by this: If I had made one more attempt to record that piece after the successful recording, there's...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By Jumbosize
Yes, I completely agree with this. I consider my...

Yes, I completely agree with this. I consider my imperfections right now to be unacceptable, but I want to get to an acceptable level.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-27-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By Jumbosize
Alright, thanks for the awesome advice...

Alright, thanks for the awesome advice guys!

Sickz - For whatever reason, that is advice that I have always let fly over my head. I should really actually do that.

Manowar - Thanks for all the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-26-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By Jumbosize
Tips on playing guitar "cleaner"?

Hello,


My name is Drew, I'm 19, and I've been playing guitar (primarily fingerstyle acoustic) for about 4-5 years now I think.


When I play guitar, I have a really hard time playing cleanly and...
Forum: The Pit 11-04-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Jumbosize
...I put it here because I didn't see a...

...I put it here because I didn't see a subcategory that actually fit
Forum: The Pit 11-04-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Jumbosize
Could you please tell me where? I didn't see an...

Could you please tell me where? I didn't see an appropriate place
Forum: The Pit 11-04-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Jumbosize
well for a typical cable I would agree, but since...

well for a typical cable I would agree, but since it is USB going to a computer there are drivers and such for different operating systems, and third party cables tend to not have support for all....
Forum: The Pit 11-03-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Jumbosize
Yea, that was actually my original plan. The only...

Yea, that was actually my original plan. The only reason I didn't go that direction was price. I got this one used for $40 (including shipping) which is less than a third of a new YouRock guitar as I...
Forum: The Pit 11-03-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Jumbosize
Help using rock band controller as MIDI controller

Hi guys, I wasn't really sure where to post this so I guess this is the best place. I don't know if anybody here has experience with trying this out first hand but I sure hope so: so I recently got...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-26-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Jumbosize
Warmer coated strings?

Hello,

I am in search of a type of coated guitar string that has a much more mellow, warmer tone. I have been using elixir phoshor bronze nanoweb strings for quite some time now. While I absolutely...
Forum: The Pit 07-29-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 702
Posted By Jumbosize
I don't why everybody here is being an ass to the...

I don't why everybody here is being an ass to the original poster... Sorry but I don't have any input on what to do though haha.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-29-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Jumbosize
Yea, I've always wanted to learn a little more...

Yea, I've always wanted to learn a little more about music theory and I wondered if that would help me. I do know a fair bit of theory stuff though already. My old guitar teacher studied music in...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-29-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Jumbosize
I've fallen into a pit with my guitar playing, help please.

Hello,

I have been playing the guitar for several years now. I consider myself to be an alright player, not the most amazing but not the worst either. I experiment with many styles of play primarily...
Forum: The Pit 07-24-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By Jumbosize
^^^^this^^^^

^^^^this^^^^
Forum: The Pit 07-24-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By Jumbosize
Well I personally find it fascinating. It's...

Well I personally find it fascinating. It's something I've grown up with since I was a child and I am amused by the fact others don't know about it. It is absolutely not wrong/bad that others don't...
Forum: The Pit 07-24-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By Jumbosize
...but I never acted like it was?

...but I never acted like it was?
Forum: The Pit 07-24-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By Jumbosize
This is so bizarre, haha. EVERYBODY in STL knows...

This is so bizarre, haha. EVERYBODY in STL knows exactly what "toasted rav" is.
Forum: The Pit 07-24-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By Jumbosize
Toasted Ravioli

Okay, this is completely unimportant but I really want to know. Does the area you live in have toasted ravioli? If not, do you know what it is? I am from St. Louis and I have heard it is not nearly...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-24-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By Jumbosize
Guitar design conundrum...

Hello, I have an odd problem with the way my guitar was designed. I've been trying to learn how to play Andy McKee's song "Drifting" since he is one of my favorite guitar players of all time. The...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-24-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Jumbosize
I want to do something fun with my cheap acoustic guitar... tips/suggestions?

So I have this $35 guitar I bought on eBay (Surpsisingly, with a little adjusting it is pretty playable) and I wanted to turn it into and acoustic electric just for the heck of it. I'm planning on...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-23-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Jumbosize
Yeah, I suppose that could work and I did think...

Yeah, I suppose that could work and I did think of that but I would really rather not have to go through all the hassle. I keep my amp in a different room than my computer/recording stuff and I would...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-23-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Jumbosize
I'm having an odd problem with my home-made stomp box.

When I say "stomp box" I don't mean a guitar effects pedal. I mean the kind that you actually stomp in order to make a kick drum style sound to accompany guitar playing. Anyway, on to the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-22-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By Jumbosize
Do you know of anybody who knows a thing or two...

Do you know of anybody who knows a thing or two about guitars? Because if you do, maybe ask them if the they will go to a music shop with you and look at guitars. Because the things is you can find a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-21-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Jumbosize
Before your post I had no idea Soylent Green was...

Before your post I had no idea Soylent Green was even a movie. I thought it was some sort of eco-friendly recycling method, haha. Granted I'm only 17...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-21-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Jumbosize
Really? I've never Heard of strings coming in...

Really? I've never Heard of strings coming in different "brightnesses". Could you give me some examples?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-21-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Jumbosize
Does anybody else prefer the tone of slightly dead strings to fresh ones?

This may seem a little odd, but I hate the sound of a freshly restrung guitar. I find the sound to be very harsh and unpleasant. I think strings hit their sweet spot about a week or two after being...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-06-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By Jumbosize
Hey, sorry to sort of change the topic but.......

Hey, sorry to sort of change the topic but.... what exactly are coated guitar strings? I can't say I have ever used them, that I know of anyways. What are they coated with?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-05-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Jumbosize
So my new acoustic guitar has a slight fret buzz...

I bought a new guitar a few weeks ago and I started noticing shortly after I bought it that there is a subtle buzz in a few spots on the fret board. The buzzing seems to be mostly local to the 2nd...
Forum: The Pit 05-12-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Jumbosize
Okay thanks, but roughly how much should I expect...

Okay thanks, but roughly how much should I expect to get? I honestly have no idea... $100? $150?
Forum: The Pit 05-12-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Jumbosize
I'm thinking about trading in my guitar... what should I expect.

So I have an acoustic Alvarez that I bought maybe a year or two ago that I have been playing ever since. It's a decent guitar, but I think I want to upgrade to something a little nicer. My plan was...
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