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Forum: Electric Guitar 01-27-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By Fingerboy18
Most of the time, the treble side should be...

Most of the time, the treble side should be slightly higher because lower strings have a greater signal even when flat.
Forum: The Pit 12-16-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 762
Posted By Fingerboy18
Yeah, my main reason for not sleeping is because...

Yeah, my main reason for not sleeping is because I don't want to get off the computer. This is a symptom of ADD or depression. Try to take a hot shower. Go lay down with no music, phone, or other...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-15-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Fingerboy18
Good explanation. Listen to this guy, he made it...

Good explanation. Listen to this guy, he made it much more understandable.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-14-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Fingerboy18
Yes, the cutoff frequency is where the signal...

Yes, the cutoff frequency is where the signal starts being reduced.

The "tone pot" is just a pot with a capacitor across it. An RC circuit (resistor, capacitor) is a tuned circuit. The values of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-14-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Fingerboy18
I wouldn't spend $20 and I wouldn't spend $.08...

I wouldn't spend $20 and I wouldn't spend $.08 either. Get a quality cap for a dollar or two. Make sure you understand what the cutoff frequency is and why you chose it.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-12-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 297
Posted By Fingerboy18
The signal voltage in your amplifier will be...

The signal voltage in your amplifier will be nowhere near that range. Polypropylene caps are good and 16V is a good rating.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-12-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Fingerboy18
Consider the specifications of the speakers that...

Consider the specifications of the speakers that you are looking at.

The low E on a 6-string guitar is at 82.41Hz. For a 7-string, the B is at 61.74Hz.

When a string vibrates, there are several...
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-07-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By Fingerboy18
If your forearms burn, that's one thing. If you...

If your forearms burn, that's one thing. If you have actual joint pain, your body is saying that it's being hurt.

Wear your bass at the proper height so that your left and right hands are both at...
Forum: Bands & Artists 12-01-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By Fingerboy18
Actually Porcupine Tree's album Fear of a Blank...

Actually Porcupine Tree's album Fear of a Blank Planet is actually pretty heavy.

Meshuggah, Devin Townsend Project, Symphony X, Pain of Salvation, 3, Animals as Leaders...

I don't know what THA...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-09-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Fingerboy18
Maybe. However, most preamplifier tubes use...

Maybe. However, most preamplifier tubes use different voltages than power tubes. 6L6's are not acceptable to be used as preamp tubes.

6L6 Specs:
Filament - 6.3V @ 900 mA (this is to just heat the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-09-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Fingerboy18
This is an all tube stereo amplifier. A tube...

This is an all tube stereo amplifier. A tube preamplifier might help you much more than a power amp. Most of your tone generated by electronics is from your preamp. The power amp's job should be...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-09-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Fingerboy18
Something like this would be an inexpensive...

Something like this would be an inexpensive project:

http://diyaudioprojects.com/Tubes/6L6-5881-SE-Tube-Amp/
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-09-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Fingerboy18
It's unlikely. Tubes run on several hundred...

It's unlikely. Tubes run on several hundred volts. You'd need to replace most of everything including the most expensive part, being the transformer(s).
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-09-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Fingerboy18
Streamer LX4 with P/J pickups ;)

Streamer LX4 with P/J pickups ;)
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-08-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Fingerboy18
The one Warwick I played felt like a baseball bat...

The one Warwick I played felt like a baseball bat and my hands didn't glide well. I'm sure not all models are like that. Ibanez BTB basses are nice as well.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-08-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Fingerboy18
Sadowsky, Ken Smith, and Ken Lawrence basses are...

Sadowsky, Ken Smith, and Ken Lawrence basses are very good too.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-08-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Fingerboy18
Have you played them? If not, that's an obvious...

Have you played them? If not, that's an obvious thing to do. I love the Warwick sound, but they don't feel right in my hands.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-08-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By Fingerboy18
Streamers is incredible sounding. Carvin,...

Streamers is incredible sounding. Carvin, Ritter, and Music Man make fantastic instruments as well.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-08-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Fingerboy18
40-60% of the original price if it's in...

40-60% of the original price if it's in exceptional condition is usually a fair asking price.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-07-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Fingerboy18
If it has a standard IEC power plug (2 prongs and...

If it has a standard IEC power plug (2 prongs and a ground pin), then it's 120VAC. It must have a transformer that converts it from 120VAC to 24VAC. You're safe to plug it into a standard...
Forum: Tab Talk 11-07-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Fingerboy18
Can you show a link please? I don't know what...

Can you show a link please? I don't know what you're describing.
Forum: The Pit 10-24-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 9,827
Posted By Fingerboy18
Green I got a C+, but some time was lost staring at her...

I got a C+, but some time was lost staring at her ass, which was enclosed by extremely tight pants and an evident thong :D
Forum: The Pit 10-24-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 9,827
Posted By Fingerboy18
My Calculus 2 professor looked just like her.

My Calculus 2 professor looked just like her.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-24-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 261
Posted By Fingerboy18
Don't use that. It's ridiculous. You'll only...

Don't use that. It's ridiculous. You'll only need 1-2A if you have a huge pedalboard. Get a regulated DC power supply walwart. Mount a power strip on your pedalboard and neatly wire the DC power...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-20-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Fingerboy18
Carvin 4x10 neo cab: $569 8U Carvin rack case:...

Carvin 4x10 neo cab: $569
8U Carvin rack case: $129
Carvin 1000W Power amp: $319
Korg rack tuner: $200

$783 left over for a good tube preamp.

A good preamp is essential for a bass player.

You...
Forum: Recordings 10-19-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Fingerboy18
Turn the monitoring sound quality down. The mix...

Turn the monitoring sound quality down. The mix will not be affected.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-12-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 207
Posted By Fingerboy18
That's an inductor (coil of wire). It allows...

That's an inductor (coil of wire). It allows high frequencies to pass but it blocks low frequencies. Make sure all components are securely soldered in place.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-12-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 207
Posted By Fingerboy18
Those two glass things are fuses. If you drove...

Those two glass things are fuses. If you drove the cab too hard, they will likely be blown.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-12-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 207
Posted By Fingerboy18
That's a crossover. Can you take a picture of...

That's a crossover. Can you take a picture of the component side? One of the components may be damaged or there may be a cold solder joint.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 10-10-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Fingerboy18
Yes. Increasing your range will make it easier...

Yes. Increasing your range will make it easier to hit the higher notes with less effort. If you have to push the air out, you're doing it wrong and will likely hurt your voice. There's something...
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