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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
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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 Today, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
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 Today, 09:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 875
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 Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
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 Today, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
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 Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
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 Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 303
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 Yesterday, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
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 Yesterday, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 336
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 Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
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 Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 875
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 Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 875
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 Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 875
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 Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 336
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: 21
Views: 336
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: 645
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: 645
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: 139
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: 645
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: 139
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: 303
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...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-19-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 336
Posted By monwobobbo
you can find a used Strat for the same money as a...

you can find a used Strat for the same money as a tele also you can get some of the upper end Squier ones for that price. Squier makes a decent Jaguar in the price range you mentioned. not to sure if...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-19-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 336
Posted By monwobobbo
you are kinda looking at both ends of the...

you are kinda looking at both ends of the spectrum on this. neither band you mentioned uses a LP style guitar or a tele (volcanoes might but it doesn't sound that way to me). I'd be more inclined to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 303
Posted By monwobobbo
selling a million doesn't mean they are actually...

selling a million doesn't mean they are actually all that good. now I agree that they aren't the worst but I have found that they that Line 6 seems to be falling behind to Peavey and Fender in the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By monwobobbo
FAB series pedals for the most part aren't very...

FAB series pedals for the most part aren't very good. cheap plastic enclosures that break easy. some of the other Dano pedals (with metal enclosures) aren't bad at all. as mentioned if I had to go...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 303
Posted By monwobobbo
ok get a Peavy Vypyr over either of the amps...

ok get a Peavy Vypyr over either of the amps mentioned. slash tone not found in MG series marshall and Line 6's cheap amps aren't very good. also keep an eye out for something like a Peavy Valveking...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 828
Posted By monwobobbo
bedroom means playing by yourself. once in a band...

bedroom means playing by yourself. once in a band setting I've found that often what sounded good alone doesn't work in a band setting. the whole scooped thing really doesn't. my Peavey Ultra has...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 645
Posted By monwobobbo
for a while in the 80s I used a 70s master volume...

for a while in the 80s I used a 70s master volume Bassman head with a Rat in front for my band. in terms of an acceptable 80s metal sound (think British Steel era Priest or Motley Crue) it worked....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 645
Posted By monwobobbo
right tools for the job always the best way to...

right tools for the job always the best way to go. now you might be surprised what gets used in the studio for certain tones. I'm sure some high gain guys have used a fender with stuff in front for a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-18-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 707
Posted By monwobobbo
wait you are discounting unicorn farts well that...

wait you are discounting unicorn farts well that is just crazy talk. :haha: . I think if you check out say violins you will get some snobby talk about "special" instruments etc. we just use more...
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