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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Today, 05:56 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By krm27
Has anyone had serious problems importing a used guitar to the USA?

I bought a used acoustic guitar off Ebay for $50 and paid an additional $50 shipping. It was to ship from South Africa. Well, two weeks later, no guitar...the seller e-mails me that he send the...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By krm27
Question about using UG's Tab Pro

I asked this question in the "tabs" forum and got no response, so maybe it's more suited to this sub-forum since it's about a learning technique.

I have started using Tab Pro to learn some solos,...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 161
Posted By krm27
Okay, well, I had been googling to find some...

Okay, well, I had been googling to find some basic/standard/"must learn" blues riffs, and I quickly found two that used this chord shape, so I had thought it might be a common blues thing. Then I...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 161
Posted By krm27
I can sort of get the four notes to ring true...

I can sort of get the four notes to ring true using the middle finger to bar the three bottom strings. However, I have to have the hand at a really weird angle compared to what I'm used to in order...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 161
Posted By krm27
How to fret xx5686? Is this supposed to be hard to fret?

I found a blues riff online that I'm trying to learn, but it calls for me to fret this chord, which it calls Eb9: xx5686.

Whether I bar the lower three strings of the 6th fret or play the two 6th...
Forum: Tab Talk Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 30
Posted By krm27
Question about how to use Tab Pro features?

I've been messing around with Tab Pro to try to learn some solos. However, when I try to slow down a section of song to help me learn it and play along, it only lets me go down to 50%. For complex...
Forum: Gear Ads 10-19-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By krm27
FS: Vintage (1982?) neck-thru Harmony double cut solidbody, like Vantage Artist 800

https://reverb.com/item/316010-must-see-very-rare-unique-neck-thru-70-s-or-early-80-s-harmony-matsumoku-with-possible-ohsc

Selling this mysterious and beautiful guitar. Harmony on the headstock, no...
Forum: Gear Ads 10-16-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 44
Posted By krm27
FS: 1989(?) Yamaha Pacifica 712

High end, vintage Pacifica. HSS / fat strat style. All original, a bit relic'd, but adds to character and plays great. This retailed for $699 over 25 years ago, and is offered for $325. If you...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-09-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By krm27
Neck pickup very quiet / low output

I've got a mid-80's Yamaha fat-strat type guitar (SE612). Five way selector switch like normal Strat, one volume and one tone. Tone knob doubles as push/pull coil split or tap or whatever.

The...
Forum: The Pit 10-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 36,056
Views: 317,011
Posted By krm27
Been on an anime binge lately: Sword Art Online...

Been on an anime binge lately:

Sword Art Online 1 & 2
Hunter X Hunter
Full Metal Alchemist (original series)
Death Note
Yu Yu Hakusho (up to episode 23 or so)
One Piece (just started)

I thought SAO...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-24-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,741
Posted By krm27
Bumping this old thread 'cause some one offered...

Bumping this old thread 'cause some one offered me $725 for this same guitar -- 1972 Yamaha GC-6D signed by Toshio Kato with OHSC, in very good condition, and I'm tempted. I see these listed for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-21-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By krm27
What semihollow gives greatest bang for buck?

I am a fan of a bargain and finding a couple awesome 80s Yamaha guitars for under $300 that compared favorably to much more expensive guitars has turned me onto fact that some guitars are simply...
Forum: Gear Ads 08-21-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By krm27
FS: 3 Guitars: PRS 10 Top / Vintage Yamaha SG / Yamaha Pacifica 912

Job loss forces me to sell my three most valuable guitars. All reasonable offers will be considered, would also consider trades for cheaper guitars or gear plus cash. I'm in Los Angeles area,...
Forum: Gear Ads 06-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By krm27
Selling some guitars & gear...

I've got too many great guitars, and not enough cash, so I'm selling some:

- 2002 PRS McCarty "10 Top" in a turquoise blue with maple body/neck, really gorgeous, near mint, OHSC & case candy. The...
Forum: The Pit 06-27-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By krm27
Save the Planet Guitar Topic 1 - enough guitars exist, stop building new ones!

I saw an article on guitar makers making their guitars from sustainable woods, or even from recycled plastics (in part -- Simon Lee yogurt special). And it got me thinking:

The best form of...
Forum: The Pit 06-19-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 3,559
Posted By krm27
Stupid argument. Why are there no major sports...

Stupid argument. Why are there no major sports teams called the "N-words" or the "spics" or the "kikes", but there have been multiple sports teams including an NFL team called the Redskins? Because...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-19-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By krm27
You can get a great guitar for less, like...

You can get a great guitar for less, like $200-300 US, if you know what to look for.

My number one guitar is a 1989 Yamaha superstrat (SE612A) that I got for under $300. I think these retailed...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By krm27
I personally would try to stay away from a 2...

I personally would try to stay away from a 2 semitone bend that close to the nut (3rd fret). I guess it can be done, but it's going to be harder than, say, the same bend at the 8th fret. So you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-11-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By krm27
Thinning the herd? (do you feel the need to sell some of your guitars?)

Ugh... Got to make some hard choices to get rid of some guitars, to make the wife happy. I thought I might run by what I've got, what I'm thinking of keeping, see if anyone had any thoughts, or...
Forum: Gear Ads 06-06-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By krm27
Forum: The Pit 06-05-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,870
Posted By krm27
I love this show!!! I think that it is pretty...

I love this show!!!

I think that it is pretty nit-picky to argue about whether the host should have offered nuclear power as a clean fuel option. The main point is that if we don't do anything, and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-03-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By krm27
That's fine for $80. I love Yamahas. I bought a...

That's fine for $80. I love Yamahas. I bought a 25 year old Pacifica 712 for about $200 a few weeks ago, and it is a beast. Now, the 712 is a higher level than the 112, but you might not notice...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-02-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,627
Posted By krm27
I'm a total Yamaholic, great bang for the buck. ...

I'm a total Yamaholic, great bang for the buck. You can find awesome Yamaha's for under $300, I'd look at late 80s or early 90s.

I have a $200 Epiphone G400 that I don't care for, weak pups, really...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 714
Posted By krm27
It has some kind of through neck, don't know...

It has some kind of through neck, don't know enough about labels to be sure I'd use right "label" for it, but having seen picks of the neck taken off this type of guitar, it has a piece that seems to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-29-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By krm27
These older Yamahas are, IMO, the true "Pawn...

These older Yamahas are, IMO, the true "Pawn Shop" stars right now, if you can find them and look for the "higher" model numbers -- like 400 series or higher (e.g., SHB400, SBG500, Pacifica 512,...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-28-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By krm27
I agree with the above comments that maybe he is...

I agree with the above comments that maybe he is just really loving to improvise and you can work with that. Give the customer what he wants. Maybe he's a huge jam band fan. So you role might be...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-28-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By krm27
NGD: 1989 Yamaha Pacifica 712

Got this online a week ago for around $200 with OHSC, seemed like a deal. These late 80s Yamahas are amazing bang for buck. I didn't know much details, so I e-mailed Yamaha for info, giving them...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-24-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By krm27
Cleaning rust off pickups & pickup ring?

I just got this used Yamaha Pacifica 712 with HSS pick ups and had some questions, all but one have been answered (I think).

It has rust / discoloration around metal parts of pickup (polepieces,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-21-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By krm27
Are you considering used? I got Yamaha G255S for...

Are you considering used? I got Yamaha G255S for under $200 US, used, made in late 70s, which has very nice tone. I've played G235 from same era which also had nice tone. Both much better than...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-20-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By krm27
dspellman: Thanks, that was the sort of thing I...

dspellman:

Thanks, that was the sort of thing I was wondering about. I think some one else recommended that book to me, but now with another recommendation maybe I'll actually break down and buy...
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