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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By monwobobbo
strat and LP is often cited but that isn't set in...

strat and LP is often cited but that isn't set in stone at all, just an example. I use a strat and a BC Rich Eagle to cover most of my bases. as for live well shit happens and you have to adapt....
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 08:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,018
Posted By monwobobbo
have you had the guitar professionally set up?...

have you had the guitar professionally set up? can't say I have to many buzzing issues with either of my strats. sometimes you can get a little but that is true of any guitar.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By monwobobbo
experiment is the best way to see what works for...

experiment is the best way to see what works for you. keep in mind tha t volume affects your settings as well. what sounds great at practice volumes may not be so great at band volume. when working...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 145
Posted By monwobobbo
one piece of advice is to see if you can start...

one piece of advice is to see if you can start the lead with one of the notes in the chord. makes the transition a little smoother. as cathbard said practice.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 113
Posted By monwobobbo
depends on what you want phase wise really. EVH...

depends on what you want phase wise really. EVH used it all over VH1 to give his lead sound a little added touch. steve howe used the phaser to grret effect on the Yes track Starship Troopers. keith...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 08:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,018
Posted By monwobobbo
not to be a dick but has it occurred to you that...

not to be a dick but has it occurred to you that it might be your playing. sounded like you were picking the notes really hard.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By monwobobbo
for neil young Les Paul with p-90s would be your...

for neil young Les Paul with p-90s would be your best bet. honestly though I'd be more inclined to go with a humbucker equipped guitar to cover the most ground sonically. have a coule of strats and...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By monwobobbo
i wouldn't worry to much about the guitars being...

i wouldn't worry to much about the guitars being stolen. you'd have to be pretty dumb to put an ad out where anyone could check out the guitars. the only time I'd think twice about that is if the guy...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 290
Posted By monwobobbo
more expensive doesn't always translate to...

more expensive doesn't always translate to "better". the epiphone is a pretty decent guitar and a fair bargain for the money. haven't played the LTD but as mentioned they make some nice guitars that...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By monwobobbo
fretboard radius has nothing to do with neck...

fretboard radius has nothing to do with neck thickness but rather how rounded the fretboard itself is. the higher the number the flatter the board. if you look at say an old (pre 80s ) fender...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By monwobobbo
a friend of mine had an actual 63 back in the mid...

a friend of mine had an actual 63 back in the mid 80s. I loved playing it but the middle pickup can get in the way of picking and the trem is indeed a different beast than what most are used to. you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 960
Posted By monwobobbo
friend has one and it works fine. patches are...

friend has one and it works fine. patches are programed to follow set list.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By monwobobbo
around here $20 per pickup is standard. for EMGs...

around here $20 per pickup is standard. for EMGs it may be a bit more and that is provided the cavity the battery goes into doesn't need to be routed to fit it in. you may get a break on price if you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By monwobobbo
well yeah I won't spend real money on a modded...

well yeah I won't spend real money on a modded guitar either (although if it was exactly what I wanted and was cheaper than buying the parts etc).

I bought a modded MIM strat last year from GC....
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By monwobobbo
I agree used guitar is a used guitar but even GC...

I agree used guitar is a used guitar but even GC will tack on a few bucks for the better pups. the guitar is worth $150 in nice shape without the upgrade. as for the Epi's just check craigslist...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 317
Posted By monwobobbo
30 watts for a tube amp yes for those sorry but...

30 watts for a tube amp yes for those sorry but not so much. yes an amp can be mic'd but you will have a hell of a time hearing yourself unless the monitoring on the PA you are going though is good....
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By monwobobbo
guitar looks legit but if it is loaded with EMG...

guitar looks legit but if it is loaded with EMG 81/65s then you kinda have to wonder as those are worth the asking price.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 395
Posted By monwobobbo
not totally accurate. good luck getting death...

not totally accurate. good luck getting death metal out of a Howard Roberts sig. a Les Paul will never accurately duplicate a strat even with a pickup swap. you do have to be kinda in the same...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By monwobobbo
hard to tell from that pic. the pickups would be...

hard to tell from that pic. the pickups would be worth about that much so either something isn't right or that's a hell of a deal.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 960
Posted By monwobobbo
you not in the US? if that is the case then some...

you not in the US? if that is the case then some of what you have been told may not be accurate (money wise). used market could be very different as well.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 960
Posted By monwobobbo
I have limited experience with the Mustang series...

I have limited experience with the Mustang series amps. tried a couple thought they were ok for certain things but honestly not for metal. the Peavey Vypyr amps do metal way better. I have no...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 960
Posted By monwobobbo
actually you aren't quite getting it at all. it's...

actually you aren't quite getting it at all. it's not as much the guitar as the amp (and fx to a lesser degree). your strat can be used for everything metal wise provided that your amp is up to the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 395
Posted By monwobobbo
you have to get them used in order to get them...

you have to get them used in order to get them for $300. guitar center has tons of them. as for the Agile those don't turn up used as much but you can try GC for that as well. where do you live?
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-19-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 395
Posted By monwobobbo
you'd have to check the Agile site for...

you'd have to check the Agile site for availability but they may be gone by now and certainly will most likely to be gone in another month. keep in mind that the Les Paul was designed for jazz from...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 675
Posted By monwobobbo
ok then Rat in front of most halfway decent amps...

ok then Rat in front of most halfway decent amps will get you metal.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 675
Posted By monwobobbo
predecessor to the JSX. it has 4 preamp tubes so...

predecessor to the JSX. it has 4 preamp tubes so it does the high gain thing just not as much as a 5150/6505. has active tone controls on the drive channels. as I mentioned the crunch channel with...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By monwobobbo
yes. trapeze tailpiece is just another style....

yes. trapeze tailpiece is just another style. strings run through them and over the bridge. the saddles are used to adjust the strings on that end of the guitar.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 675
Posted By monwobobbo
my Peavey Ultra works great for that on the...

my Peavey Ultra works great for that on the crunch channel. not as high gain as a lot of the newer amps though. I know what you mean though which is why I never pursued anything more high gain than...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By monwobobbo
well that was long. short answers. saddles are...

well that was long. short answers. saddles are part of the bridge they adjust string length. tailpiece is where the strings anchor to on bridge setups like the SG on mentioned. it is a separate part...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 317
Posted By monwobobbo
I know that wasn't aimed at me (well I hoped at...

I know that wasn't aimed at me (well I hoped at least, I get called out as much as anybody) but figured I'd say what I did anyway. more to make a point. I agree that more than a few guys comment on...
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