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Forum: Bass Guitar Today, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By jpnyc
Think about Fretlight this way: if you spent an...

Think about Fretlight this way: if you spent an hour playing guitar, and stared at the fretboard almost the entire time, how would your neck feel afterward? And if you did that every day for a year...
Forum: Bass Guitar Today, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 27
Posted By jpnyc
̄Affinity P-Bass pickup suggestions?

Today I bought a used Squire Affinity P-Bass. Itís not a bad instrument but itís old and been around the block so Iím just going to proactively gut the electronics before I set it up for C/C#. I want...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-21-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By jpnyc
Use stainless steel strings that are certified by...

Use stainless steel strings that are certified by the manufacturer to not contain nickel. Get your guitars refretted with stainless. Do this before you develop horrible eczema all over your hands.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By jpnyc
+1 if youíre on Windows. The free stuff is...

+1 if youíre on Windows. The free stuff is excellent.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,941
Posted By jpnyc
Itís pretty obvious that manufacturers pay for...

Itís pretty obvious that manufacturers pay for the Andertons videos. Some of the Fender and Yamaha videos have their respective sales rep doing the video with the Andertonís crew. It doesnít take a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-20-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By jpnyc
LTD jack question

I have an old LTD bass with active pickups and an atypical output jack that needs to be replaced. Instead of the metal parts being screwed onto a metal ring theyíre inserted a black plastic box. I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-17-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 356
Posted By jpnyc
It is, but if OP likes long necks and stiff...

It is, but if OP likes long necks and stiff string tension heíll be fine.
Forum: Musician Talk 11-17-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By jpnyc
Once or twice a year I take a week long trip and...

Once or twice a year I take a week long trip and I usually play better when I get back. I think that some peopleís minds and fingers need a break now and then.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-16-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By jpnyc
FWIW Geezer hasnít used Fender in decades. He...

FWIW Geezer hasnít used Fender in decades. He plays Lakland basses using his EMG signature pickups which replicate the pickups of 70s Fenders.

Mika Hškki of Monolord rocks a P-Bass.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By jpnyc
You can buy the Scotch Brite stuff at Home Depot.

You can buy the Scotch Brite stuff at Home Depot.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-16-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 356
Posted By jpnyc
The problem is almost certainly the (electronic)...

The problem is almost certainly the (electronic) tuner youíre using.
ē Try changing the tuner battery. Tuners can get weird when the battery is dead.
ē See if hitting the same note on the second...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,941
Posted By jpnyc
I donít see him doing much wrong, itís just that...

I donít see him doing much wrong, itís just that heís not doing anything special. There a plenty of guitars like the Chapman models on the market already. I see me-too guitar lines come and go every...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
Posted By jpnyc
I have two nice Schecters purchased in 2009 and...

I have two nice Schecters purchased in 2009 and 2011. Both play great and theyíve still got the factory setup. The notion that all guitars will need some setup work is something Gibson and Fender...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By jpnyc
Left to right.

Left to right.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-15-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
Posted By jpnyc
Take this as a lesson about the power of...

Take this as a lesson about the power of advertising.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-15-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
Posted By jpnyc
You donít have to send the guitar to Fender USA...

You donít have to send the guitar to Fender USA for service. They contract out with service technicians all over the world to handle warranty repairs. You contact Fender, explain the problem and send...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By jpnyc
Look at the Laney Ironheart series. Between the...

Look at the Laney Ironheart series. Between the mini, the studio, the cabs, and the small combos there are several options that would suit most of your needs for far less money than the amps on your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By jpnyc
Black Friday gear deals havenít been special...

Black Friday gear deals havenít been special since 2011. Nobody is making enough money off gear sales the rest of the year to take a big loss for Xmas shoppers. Unless Schecter starts doing blowouts...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-15-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
Posted By jpnyc
If the nut is defective and the guitar is...

If the nut is defective and the guitar is otherwise fine then just contact Fender and arrange to have it fixed by a local guitar tech.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By jpnyc
The Sony MDR7506 and MDR7509 models are well...

The Sony MDR7506 and MDR7509 models are well loved for a a flat mixing response.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-15-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By jpnyc
Iíd get the PRS. But I donít like Strats.

Iíd get the PRS. But I donít like Strats.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-15-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,941
Posted By jpnyc
Just one more company selling strat, tele, and...

Just one more company selling strat, tele, and Les Paul style guitars with fugly headstocks. Boring.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-14-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By jpnyc
+1. Pawnbrokers have internet access like...

+1. Pawnbrokers have internet access like everybody else. If theyíre selling a recent Les Paul for $1,000 something is wrong.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-13-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 849
Posted By jpnyc
I agree. Regular people wonít pay $200 for a nice...

I agree. Regular people wonít pay $200 for a nice guitar stand just because itís well-designed when a nice functional stand is $30 at Guitar Center. But guitar collectors would pay a premium price if...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 209
Posted By jpnyc
Resize them before posting them. Anyway, OP,...

Resize them before posting them.

Anyway, OP, just email the serial number to Fernandes customer service and they can probably tell you what it is.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By jpnyc
Epis are notorious for junk switches that go bad...

Epis are notorious for junk switches that go bad quickly. Iíd start by replacing the switch.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 338
Posted By jpnyc
You should probably just take your guitar to a...

You should probably just take your guitar to a shop and have them do this for you.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 338
Posted By jpnyc
Not wood cleanersóthose are for finished...

Not wood cleanersóthose are for finished furniture and not meant for the poly coatings on most guitars. Just use a general purpose, gentle, non-toxic surface cleaner. Remember that what youíre...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-12-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By jpnyc
Most of the guitar strings on the market are not...

Most of the guitar strings on the market are not made by the manufacturer whose name is on the pack. Theyíre bought in bulk from wire and string manufacturers before being packaged and sold. So most...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 338
Posted By jpnyc
If the necks have a poly finish just wipe them...

If the necks have a poly finish just wipe them off with a general purpose cleaner. I use Method spray and it works fine. As for the fretboard, order a sheet of Gorgomyte and use it to clean the...
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