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Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-29-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Bigbazz
Getting back into teaching (after 10 years) - Some thoughts?

Where to start. I'm 28 years old and have been playing for about 14 years and am looking to start doing some teaching (specifically guitar). I have experience teaching from around 10 years ago and it...
Forum: Bands & Artists 06-08-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Bigbazz
Guthrie Govan!

Guthrie Govan!
Forum: The Pit 05-22-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 10,242
Posted By Bigbazz
I liked the Gamecube controller, real...

I liked the Gamecube controller, real comfortable. Favourite is the PS2 controller (pressure sensitive buttons worked better than those on the PS3 and I don't care for the triggers), Xbox is just a...
Forum: The Pit 05-21-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 10,242
Posted By Bigbazz
The PC gaming market is already bigger than...

The PC gaming market is already bigger than either of the consoles, if you count into it all the casual browser games, the free to play and mmo style games, World of Warcraft, League of Legends and...
Forum: The Pit 05-21-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 10,242
Posted By Bigbazz
If we're talking about the Dreamcast I think the...

If we're talking about the Dreamcast I think the downfall was the Sega CD/32x and the Saturn. There was nothing wrong with the Saturn itself, but Sega had already pissed people off (3rd party...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By Bigbazz
So because I disagree with you, it warrents an...

So because I disagree with you, it warrents an insult? Because personal experience is now "anecdotal experience" and is therefor invalid. :haha:


I despise those who use the "anecdotal" bollox as...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By Bigbazz
You're showing me a link that gives a theoretical...

You're showing me a link that gives a theoretical look on amps in a broad general sense, and I already gave my response which was based on my experience on certain amps in practice.

You're making a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By Bigbazz
Oh you mean the "you don't know what your...

Oh you mean the "you don't know what your talking about read this link". Sometimes it is good to pull out ones measurements, When someone comes along with the angry big man internet expert routine...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By Bigbazz
You're talking to someone here who has been...

You're talking to someone here who has been playing guitar for 12 years, with a music technology degree, owns near 10000 in guitar equipment, records/produces bands, has made money out of organising...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By Bigbazz
You get up on the wrong side of the bed this...

You get up on the wrong side of the bed this morning? I haven't made anything abundantly clear. Before you jump in and make assumptions about my knowledge, how about you go cool off and then come...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,189
Posted By Bigbazz
If you bought that ESP new from a decent shop...

If you bought that ESP new from a decent shop then the EMG's are real.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By Bigbazz
How is the wattage nonsense? You're telling him...

How is the wattage nonsense? You're telling him that a 100w stack is going to be fine in the house and sound its best? Are his parents going to appreciate him buying an amp that has a volume knob...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-21-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 591
Posted By Bigbazz
If you want a floyd trem then $1000 is possibly...

If you want a floyd trem then $1000 is possibly 3x better than a $300 guitar yes. Without a trem not so much. A proper Japanese prestige with a good bridge (Edge Pro, Lo-Pro Edge, Original Edge, ZR)...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Bigbazz
I use Cubase 5, would like to update to a newer...

I use Cubase 5, would like to update to a newer version but can't afford it for the time being. I've used a whole bunch of them (Logic, Pro Tools, Cubase being the mains ones) and always ended up...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-21-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Bigbazz
You will have to have the guitar body for 24inch...

You will have to have the guitar body for 24inch scale, you don't really have any options if you want to use that neck.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By Bigbazz
I can't see how you can justify having a stack in...

I can't see how you can justify having a stack in the house, for example you wouldn't be able to get a JCM800 + Cab sounding anywhere near as good as it deserves without mad vibrations through the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-17-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By Bigbazz
If the amp has a select voltage (most do), then...

If the amp has a select voltage (most do), then select the right voltage (230) and use a kettle lead from the UK?

Unless I've been doing it wrong all these years a UK kettle lead is a UK kettle lead...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-15-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Bigbazz
Just to clarify this is about the Cornford...

Just to clarify this is about the Cornford Hellcat and not the 5150, just used it as an example ^^. The 5150 has 5 preamp valves 3 gain, 1 PI and 1 Effects loop. The Hellcat also has 5 preamp valves,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-15-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Bigbazz
A lot of this talk about the Soldano SLO, which...

A lot of this talk about the Soldano SLO, which is very similar in sound to the 5150, but the Hellcat doesn't sound like, or have the dynamics/response that is even remotely close to a 5150. The...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-15-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Bigbazz
Thanks for the detailed reply. The set you have...

Thanks for the detailed reply. The set you have in your DSL is if I remember right nearly exactly what I have in my Peavey 5150 at the moment, was a pre-built low gain/noise set from Eurotubes.

I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-15-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 275
Posted By Bigbazz
Thats all good and all, but I've tested them side...

Thats all good and all, but I've tested them side by side, and the Bad Monkey had less of a level boost.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnSRVy4p1cI

Shows exactly what I'm talking about.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-15-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By Bigbazz
I tried it behind briefly and didn't like it, it...

I tried it behind briefly and didn't like it, it looks a lot better in person/on stage than it does in a picture, with the 5150 logo on the front of the grill.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-15-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Bigbazz
As much as they cost. Aside from absolutely...

As much as they cost. Aside from absolutely unreasonable ammounts of money, if you get my drift.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-15-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 636
Posted By Bigbazz
...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Peavey-5150-Mk1-Block-Letter-valve-head-guitar-amp-/190838578097?pt=UK_MusicalInstr_Amplifiers_RL&hash=item2c6edd9bb1

Not sure if this is any use to you, it is a head but...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-15-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By Bigbazz
Cornford Hellcat : Give me some preamp valve suggestions.

I'l start off by saying that I've always used JJ valves, I bought my 5150 in november 2004. It had old Electro Harmonix valves in there that were pretty dead, so in January 2005 I took it to a tech...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-15-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Bigbazz
Practice it for about 15 mins a day, using a...

Practice it for about 15 mins a day, using a metronome starting slow, speed it up, slow it down, speed it up and then take it beyond your limit to the point where you're just about failing and then...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-15-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By Bigbazz
Do you have a guitar teacher? I think you could...

Do you have a guitar teacher? I think you could benefit from one. Often cases if you're not making progress after 2 years then you aren't practicing the right things, at the right time. Nobody is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-15-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By Bigbazz
Can you play Erotic Cakes by Guthrie Govan?...

Can you play Erotic Cakes by Guthrie Govan? Fairly technical, tricky and difficult to nail timing wise, without being overly "shreddy". It's a good test of your musical ear, as well as your...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-15-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 373
Posted By Bigbazz
Telling him to learn more about his guitar before...

Telling him to learn more about his guitar before he starts doing work on it is not misleading him. We don't want him to ruin his guitar, that is why people suggest he gets someone else to do the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-15-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 444
Posted By Bigbazz
A Peavey Classic 30? Old Marshall DSL Fender...

A Peavey Classic 30?
Old Marshall DSL
Fender Hotrod
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