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Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By Dave_Mc
i'd guess it's a 350/370 or similar. but better...

i'd guess it's a 350/370 or similar. but better pics (including back of headstock, and a close-up of the trem) would help me to be sure.

i'm not sure of the exact second-hand value, but it's a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 381
Posted By Dave_Mc
in terms of comfort or how cool they...

in terms of comfort or how cool they look?

comfort- strat/superstrat

cool- vs or explorers, or variants of those (kelly, king v, mockingbird, star)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-28-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ i've heard that they're pretty...

^ i've heard that they're pretty optimistically-rated. I'm not sure they're much safer than a greenback, in other words.

I'd look into one of the higher wattage (actually higher wattage) takes on a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-28-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By Dave_Mc
wow, under $50? :haha Just bear in mind the...

wow, under $50? :haha

Just bear in mind the power tubes aren't the only thing affecting the tone. if it sounds different it might be the power tubes... or it might be something else, the circuit etc.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By Dave_Mc
Do you mean one set of strings for both...

Do you mean one set of strings for both tunings?

Would you prefer E to feel slightly tight or Eb to feel slightly loose?

Which gauge of strings would you usually use for E or Eb tuning?
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Dave_Mc
Nice :D

Nice :D
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Dave_Mc
we need pics. RGs vary from beginner quality...

we need pics. RGs vary from beginner quality models to high-end models, so it depends on what it is (plus condition, not to mention determining whether or not it's a fake) as to whether that's a good...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-28-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ good points. I don't have an ac30 but i have a...

^ good points. I don't have an ac30 but i have a genz benz black pearl which is voxish, and yeah i'd say a ts is probably too middy (obviously personal preference and all that). i like my timmy clone...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-28-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 49,873
Views: 492,751
Posted By Dave_Mc
I suppose if you weren't told the price maybe...

I suppose if you weren't told the price maybe that counts as blind. Though you'd really need to keep accurate records of how many times you were right and how many you weren't.

It probably does...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-28-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 666
Posted By Dave_Mc
lol lot handier than typing "MIJ...

lol

lot handier than typing "MIJ Tokais" all the time :haha



yeah I think so. At least, apart from the very early ones, and unless they've changed recently (I haven't been paying too close...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-28-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 512
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ the 50 watt head combined with the harley...

^ the 50 watt head combined with the harley benton g212 vintage are probably the thing if you can stretch to it. that's a fair bit over your budget, though (~550 euros, plus you need a speaker cable...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 666
Posted By Dave_Mc
just watch if you're looking at tokais- there are...

just watch if you're looking at tokais- there are cheaper models which aren't made in japan
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ yeah. if any setting in the settings thread...

^ yeah. if any setting in the settings thread says "gain", that means pre-gain on your peavey.

i dunno why peavey uses that naming convention. i realise that gain is technically amplification factor...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 49,873
Views: 492,751
Posted By Dave_Mc
i don't see the point. i don't like it enough to...

i don't see the point. i don't like it enough to justify how much it costs. :haha but that's just me. i'm sure there are plenty of things i buy whch other people don't like enough to justify what...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-27-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 18,463
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ Yeah. I mean, I'm all for having nice stuff,...

^ Yeah. I mean, I'm all for having nice stuff, but some of the super-boutique stuff is actually less useful and works less well than the standard stuff.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 49,873
Views: 492,751
Posted By Dave_Mc
I...

I disagree.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wine_tasting#Blind_tasting

That sounds awfully like what matt accuses TGPers of being fooled by when it comes to $600 glorified...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 49,873
Views: 492,751
Posted By Dave_Mc
I'm not much of a drinker :haha I guess it just...

I'm not much of a drinker :haha

I guess it just seems a bit hypocritical that we all laugh at TGP and then you guys will spend that on a whiskey
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Dave_Mc
Nice :D sounds brootal \m/

Nice :D

sounds brootal \m/
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Dave_Mc
+1

+1
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 189
Posted By Dave_Mc
are you sure you want to swap the speaker for a...

are you sure you want to swap the speaker for a vet30? i haven't tried the vet 30 but i tried an HRD with a vintage 30, and while it improved the OD channel a bit (from terrible to approaching...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By Dave_Mc
Are you sure? Unless they've changed, they didn't...

Are you sure? Unless they've changed, they didn't used to have an attenuator built-in.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ yeah. if they already come in the guitar you...

^ yeah. if they already come in the guitar you might as well try them in case you like them. if you don't, then you can change them.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-27-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Dave_Mc
what's your budget and location (country- since...

what's your budget and location (country- since it affects prices and availability)?

marshall MGs are generally considered to be pretty crappy, considering what the larger models cost.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 49,873
Views: 492,751
Posted By Dave_Mc
nice :D soon they'll be paying you to keep it...

nice :D

soon they'll be paying you to keep it :D



it's just the tonal centre, surely?

e.g. if we're talking about C major and A minor, home base for C major is C (i.e. land on C and it feels...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-27-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 18,463
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ Spending loads isn't even a guarantee they'll...

^ Spending loads isn't even a guarantee they'll be any good, too. IIRC there were some complaints on TGP a while back about one of the super-boutique pedalboard manufacturers' QC etc.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-27-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By Dave_Mc
^ Nice score for $50! :D

^ Nice score for $50! :D
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 49,873
Views: 492,751
Posted By Dave_Mc
lol +1

lol




+1
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 347
Posted By Dave_Mc
Fair point. I haven't tried any of the pickups in...

Fair point. I haven't tried any of the pickups in the review, I just linked it because your name rang a bell when I read the thread, and I thought I'd seen it before with a review there on the frugal...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-26-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By Dave_Mc
distortion normally adds compression, which can...

distortion normally adds compression, which can make it feel like the guitar is almost "playing itself".

What they're all saying- practice both clean and distorted since both have advantages and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 249
Posted By Dave_Mc
+1 Funnily enough, from what I've heard, the 50...

+1

Funnily enough, from what I've heard, the 50 watt jet city head actually sounds better at home volumes than the two channel 20 watt jet city head (i've only tried the 50... and I realise the jet...
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