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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By PsiGuy60
You'd need a transformer designed for a 20 watt...

You'd need a transformer designed for a 20 watt amp - a transformer won't have the right output to the speakers, if the input is too low. At lower-than-designed-for wattages, this will probably not...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 813
Posted By PsiGuy60
I have Dimarzio pickups. That's all my USA-made...

I have Dimarzio pickups. That's all my USA-made gear.
Forum: The Pit 04-16-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 461
Posted By PsiGuy60
You realize this is not Reddit, right?

You realize this is not Reddit, right?
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-13-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 580
Posted By PsiGuy60
Use contact cleaner for the electronics, dry...

Use contact cleaner for the electronics, dry cloth for the wood.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-13-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,373
Posted By PsiGuy60
I got +1'd by Dave_Mc. My life is now complete.

I got +1'd by Dave_Mc. My life is now complete.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-13-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 509
Posted By PsiGuy60
Except it's usually true - a lot of transistor...

Except it's usually true - a lot of transistor amps are of the "cheap-as-hell and found in a starterpack" variety. There are some really good ones (Roland Jazz Chorus, Randall amps, Hughes & Kettner...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-13-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By PsiGuy60
Look at something like a Line 6 POD. Pretty...

Look at something like a Line 6 POD. Pretty decent piece of gear, loads of people use one for playing directly into their computer. The RP225 isn't going to be a huge step up from your amp, though.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-13-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,373
Posted By PsiGuy60
Your gear is the tools you use, your technique is...

Your gear is the tools you use, your technique is (obviously) how you use them.
Of course both matter in how you sound. Sticking with the tool analogy, if the hammer's broken you're not going to be a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-12-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By PsiGuy60
Is your wall outlet grounded? If not, it's going...

Is your wall outlet grounded?

If not, it's going to be that. I guarantee it.

If not, try a noise gate.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-12-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By PsiGuy60
Filled it in. First good survey I've seen in ages.

Filled it in. First good survey I've seen in ages.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-12-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 509
Posted By PsiGuy60
A Spider Valve will still be a Spider, no matter...

A Spider Valve will still be a Spider, no matter whether or not it has tubes.

If you want a good tube amp, I suggest the Jet City mentioned earlier in the thread.
If you're dead set on a modeler,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,419
Posted By PsiGuy60
A 100 watt full stack would deafen whomever has...

A 100 watt full stack would deafen whomever has to set it up, thus having a negative impact on your tone.
Forum: Recordings 04-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 489
Posted By PsiGuy60
An i5 should have more than enough power for what...

An i5 should have more than enough power for what you're planning to do. Get a basic graphics card (you don't need the latest and greatest, but you do need something to even run Windows properly),...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-12-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11,388
Views: 270,264
Posted By PsiGuy60
Yeah, TBH you're probably better off going to a...

Yeah, TBH you're probably better off going to a tech.

But, to answer your questions:
Any of the pictures here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrolytic_capacitor) would be what a capacitor could...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-12-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,231
Posted By PsiGuy60
I for one would like to see the end result. OP,...

I for one would like to see the end result. OP, please deliver. If it's going to look as ridiculous as I think it will, I will be truly happy for once in my life.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-09-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11,388
Views: 270,264
Posted By PsiGuy60
Pull the chassis, remove the remains of that...

Pull the chassis, remove the remains of that input, solder on a new one, tighten nut. Not all that difficult - can be done with some soldering experience and being careful.

Remember, some capacitors...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-09-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 854
Posted By PsiGuy60
They're good quality guitars (at least, the...

They're good quality guitars (at least, the genuine articles), with a HUGE amount of heritage behind them (a lot of famous rock stars used and use LP's to make platinum-selling albums).
Those two...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-06-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,521
Posted By PsiGuy60
For an acoustic, "tone wood" is a very...

For an acoustic, "tone wood" is a very real issue - the resonant properties of the wood affect the tone very clearly, although there are other variables (the depth of the body, the player's technique...
Forum: The Pit 03-29-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 946
Posted By PsiGuy60
Windows 8 is awesome with a touchscreen, but a...

Windows 8 is awesome with a touchscreen, but a total freaking pain in my arse without one. The entire OS was designed with touch controls in mind, and in the process it seems to have forgotten the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-25-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 846
Posted By PsiGuy60
Coil-split has its own unique sound - it was...

Coil-split has its own unique sound - it was never meant to make it sound exactly like a single-coil. It was always meant to sound like... well... a coil-splitted humbucker.

Lots of brilliant...
Forum: The Pit 03-25-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 2,566
Posted By PsiGuy60
The reason we get "upset" when...

The reason we get "upset" when Americans talk about their heritage is because no-one here gives a quarter of a shit if you're 1/16th Comanche and 3/32nds Spanish. We all just collectively facepalm...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-23-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By PsiGuy60
The only solution to your problem is: 4: All of...

The only solution to your problem is:

4: All of the above.

Seriously though, play all of them. See which one YOU like best, because between those 3 it is virtually impossible for us to decide for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,641
Posted By PsiGuy60
I'm kind of suspicious now. A lot of potential...

I'm kind of suspicious now. A lot of potential methods for attachment have been ruled out, and the few I can think of that haven't been said yet are impractical at best (suction cups? Something...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-23-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 511
Posted By PsiGuy60
The good thing about the Vypyr is there's a lot...

The good thing about the Vypyr is there's a lot of variation in tone due to it being a modeling amp. It's also cheap as dirt from most retailers.

The Roland Cube will also do some variation, albeit...
Forum: The Pit 03-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,060
Posted By PsiGuy60
I use it when a post made me at the very least...

I use it when a post made me at the very least chuckle IRL.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-22-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By PsiGuy60
Try putting your finger on the D string slightly...

Try putting your finger on the D string slightly flat so it "chokes" the A string.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-15-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 429
Posted By PsiGuy60
Ibanez has a few high-end guitars with brand-name...

Ibanez has a few high-end guitars with brand-name pickups, which are good. Ibanez's own pickups (INF and V series particularly) are ludicrously muddy and bleh.

EDIT FOR OWN SETUP: I have an S series...
Forum: The Pit 03-15-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By PsiGuy60
Oh your God, I remember this guy. Been trying to...

Oh your God, I remember this guy. Been trying to remember what his channel was for ages.
Forum: The Pit 03-15-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By PsiGuy60
At first I thought he was a sculptor or...

At first I thought he was a sculptor or something.
Then I remembered "stone" is a unit of weight.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-09-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By PsiGuy60
Probably a faulty bypass. Get it fixed under...

Probably a faulty bypass. Get it fixed under warranty if you still have that option.
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