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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-28-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By jpnyc
Those are three distinct tones. Do you want to...

Those are three distinct tones. Do you want to sound like ten different amps mixed together, a Marshall cranked to fŁck, or a Dumble cranked to fŁck? And are you trying to match album tones? Because...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-28-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By jpnyc
.12 or .13.

.12 or .13.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By jpnyc
Wake up earlier and play before you leave.

Wake up earlier and play before you leave.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-27-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By jpnyc
Swing by a hardware store and get a mini crowbar....

Swing by a hardware store and get a mini crowbar. There are thin wide ones that should be able to slip into the gap and still provide decent leverage for prying it open.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By jpnyc
Buy it and flip it on eBay for $250 to some...

Buy it and flip it on eBay for $250 to some hipster.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-26-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By jpnyc
Godin hollow bodies are less expensive than other...

Godin hollow bodies are less expensive than other high-end brands, and theyíre often promoted with steep discounts, so theyíre usually a good answer to these threads.

The Ibanez Artcore AF and AG...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By jpnyc
$250 isnít a bad deal. But this guy is selling it...

$250 isnít a bad deal. But this guy is selling it with a beginnerís guitar kit. That means heís just unloading a guitar he got and never played. If heís just unloading it to free up closet space you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 323
Posted By jpnyc
Nice collection!

Nice collection!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By jpnyc
I change them when they need it. Sometimes a pack...

I change them when they need it. Sometimes a pack of strings is only good for a few weeks. Other times they just wonít dieóI have one guitar with year-old strings that play and sound fine. Whatever...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By jpnyc
Email the serial number to Fender and ask them...

Email the serial number to Fender and ask them what it is.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By jpnyc
Gibson goes on sale in early November.

Gibson goes on sale in early November.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-17-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By jpnyc
In addition to keeping the guitar in a case,...

In addition to keeping the guitar in a case, loosen the strings until theyíre slack, or take them off entirely. If the glue softens a little with no tension in a case the neck isnít likely to move...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-17-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By jpnyc
RIP Johnny Winter

The Elric of blues is dead:
ďJohnny Winter, the Texas blues guitarist who added his own unique current of electricity to songs like "Highway 61 Revisited," "Johnny B. Goode" and "Jumpin' Jack Flash"...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 226
Posted By jpnyc
You bought the wrong strings. For Drop C on a...

You bought the wrong strings. For Drop C on a 25.5" guitar you should be fine with a .10 or .11 light top/heavy bottom string set, which has a heavier sixth string for drop tuning. Just throw away...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-14-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By jpnyc
Chinese guitars have come a long way.

Chinese guitars have come a long way.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By jpnyc
Blackstar HT-Metal pedal -> bookshelf speakers...

Blackstar HT-Metal pedal -> bookshelf speakers or headphones.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-14-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 200
Posted By jpnyc
Remove the strings and gently rub the poles with...

Remove the strings and gently rub the poles with a pink pencil eraser. Use a real rubber eraser, not one of those shītty plastic ones that come on soft pencils. You wonít be able to remove it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By jpnyc
Find out what the Duncan Designed JB equivalent...

Find out what the Duncan Designed JB equivalent is and buy a used set on eBay. Lots of people buy Fenders, Schecters, etc. and replace the DD pups.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,274
Posted By jpnyc
I donated my early 90s Epiphone Strat copy away...

I donated my early 90s Epiphone Strat copy away to Goodwill. Good riddance! My only regret is that some poor bastard probably got it as his first guitar, and like I, learned the hard way that Korean...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-14-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By jpnyc
If you like cleans, Fender. If you play...

If you like cleans, Fender. If you play distorted, Peavey.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-13-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 444
Posted By jpnyc
The qualifier here is decent. The guitar OP is...

The qualifier here is decent. The guitar OP is asking about is shit. It has a neck repair and the finish has been destroyed. Itís junk.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 444
Posted By jpnyc
Overpriced. 70s Gibsonís are not worth paying...

Overpriced. 70s Gibsonís are not worth paying ďvintageĒ markup. And $700 is too much for any SG special that wasnít played by Pete Townshend. Spend another hundred or two and you can find a recent...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-10-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By jpnyc
Use the Ramone method: learn to play Ramones...

Use the Ramone method: learn to play Ramones studio albums. Once you have that down start playing along with live albums. Then switch to MŲtorhead, and once you can do that try playing No Sleep Till...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-10-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 374
Posted By jpnyc
Guitar Center is used as a dumping ground by many...

Guitar Center is used as a dumping ground by many manufacturers who need to clear out old models. This is often does as unannounced sales; GC has already done PRS and EBMM this year. So if youíre in...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-09-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 535
Posted By jpnyc
Itís not Mutt Lange, but itís close enough.

Itís not Mutt Lange, but itís close enough.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-09-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By jpnyc
Use medium gauge strings and youíll be fine.

Use medium gauge strings and youíll be fine.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-09-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By jpnyc
EVHís early tone came from running European 220v...

EVHís early tone came from running European 220v Marshall amps on 120v American power. The other stories about his tone are lies he made up at the urging of DLR....
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-09-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 887
Posted By jpnyc
Depends on when it was made. Until 2013 they were...

Depends on when it was made. Until 2013 they were a í59/JB set, which is bog standard for blues/rock.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-09-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 887
Posted By jpnyc
Used Blackjack:...

Used Blackjack: http://www.guitarcenter.com/Used-Gear.gc?src=Blackjack&ipp=25&internal=1&browser=&fsrc=blackjack&o=1
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-06-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By jpnyc
You canít go wrong either way. That said, it...

You canít go wrong either way. That said, it would behoove you to try both guitars in a store if possible.
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