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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 242
Posted By jpnyc
Either play loud or use headphones.

Either play loud or use headphones.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By jpnyc
In your opinion, do you think its plausible for a...

In your opinion, do you think its plausible for a guitarist in america in 2014 to graduate from a music college and be able to pay off their student debt.

No. If you love music and guitar but you...
Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 119
Posted By jpnyc
Iím sure itís a great instrument, but I do just...

Iím sure itís a great instrument, but I do just fine on a 34" bass with parallel frets. Given Iím not tuning down to F#, but still.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-25-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 352
Posted By jpnyc
Warm air + cold surface = condensation. Like...

Warm air + cold surface = condensation. Like windows in winter.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-25-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By jpnyc
Most independent guitar shops still sell single...

Most independent guitar shops still sell single strings.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-25-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 352
Posted By jpnyc
No, but the circuit isnít going to be happy if...

No, but the circuit isnít going to be happy if the amp heats up too quickly and water condenses inside the amp.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-25-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By jpnyc
Do you mind if the wireless unit colors your tone...

Do you mind if the wireless unit colors your tone a little? Do you open for bigger bands that will get pissed off if the wireless unit colors your tone a little? Do you want to carry extra wireless...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-24-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 171
Posted By jpnyc
Look around for used Crate 4x12s. Most are junk,...

Look around for used Crate 4x12s. Most are junk, but in the 90s and 2000s Crate made some nice plywood cabs with good speakers that sell cheap because people assume all Crate cabs are terrible.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-24-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 267
Posted By jpnyc
Buy a nice amp now. Later get a friend in USA to...

Buy a nice amp now. Later get a friend in USA to keep an eye open for a used SG standard and ship it to you.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-24-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By jpnyc
Only the low-end Pacifica modelsóthe only ones...

Only the low-end Pacifica modelsóthe only ones sold in the USAóare cheap. And theyíre cheap because theyíre just one more brand of cheap strat copies. Thatís a pretty crowded market.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-24-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By jpnyc
Save time and just spend ten bucks on a nice...

Save time and just spend ten bucks on a nice battery powered tuner. Donít waste your time with the iOS stuffóitís almost all garbage apps knocked off of garbage apps. There are some good recording,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-24-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By jpnyc
The tape wonít ruin the finish, but it will be a...

The tape wonít ruin the finish, but it will be a PITA to clean off after the tape comes off.

Just leave the mark there. Shit happens. And if you keep a guitar it just keeps getting more dings.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-23-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By jpnyc
Think about Fretlight this way: if you spent an...

Think about Fretlight this way: if you spent an hour playing guitar, and stared at the fretboard almost the entire time, how would your neck feel afterward? And if you did that every day for a year...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-23-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By jpnyc
̄Affinity P-Bass pickup suggestions?

Today I bought a used Squire Affinity P-Bass. Itís not a bad instrument but itís old and been around the block so Iím just going to proactively gut the electronics before I set it up for C/C#. I want...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-21-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By jpnyc
Use stainless steel strings that are certified by...

Use stainless steel strings that are certified by the manufacturer to not contain nickel. Get your guitars refretted with stainless. Do this before you develop horrible eczema all over your hands.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By jpnyc
+1 if youíre on Windows. The free stuff is...

+1 if youíre on Windows. The free stuff is excellent.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,998
Posted By jpnyc
Itís pretty obvious that manufacturers pay for...

Itís pretty obvious that manufacturers pay for the Andertons videos. Some of the Fender and Yamaha videos have their respective sales rep doing the video with the Andertonís crew. It doesnít take a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-20-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By jpnyc
LTD jack question

I have an old LTD bass with active pickups and an atypical output jack that needs to be replaced. Instead of the metal parts being screwed onto a metal ring theyíre inserted a black plastic box. I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-17-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 360
Posted By jpnyc
It is, but if OP likes long necks and stiff...

It is, but if OP likes long necks and stiff string tension heíll be fine.
Forum: Musician Talk 11-17-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By jpnyc
Once or twice a year I take a week long trip and...

Once or twice a year I take a week long trip and I usually play better when I get back. I think that some peopleís minds and fingers need a break now and then.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-16-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By jpnyc
FWIW Geezer hasnít used Fender in decades. He...

FWIW Geezer hasnít used Fender in decades. He plays Lakland basses using his EMG signature pickups which replicate the pickups of 70s Fenders.

Mika Hškki of Monolord rocks a P-Bass.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By jpnyc
You can buy the Scotch Brite stuff at Home Depot.

You can buy the Scotch Brite stuff at Home Depot.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-16-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 360
Posted By jpnyc
The problem is almost certainly the (electronic)...

The problem is almost certainly the (electronic) tuner youíre using.
ē Try changing the tuner battery. Tuners can get weird when the battery is dead.
ē See if hitting the same note on the second...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,998
Posted By jpnyc
I donít see him doing much wrong, itís just that...

I donít see him doing much wrong, itís just that heís not doing anything special. There a plenty of guitars like the Chapman models on the market already. I see me-too guitar lines come and go every...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By jpnyc
I have two nice Schecters purchased in 2009 and...

I have two nice Schecters purchased in 2009 and 2011. Both play great and theyíve still got the factory setup. The notion that all guitars will need some setup work is something Gibson and Fender...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By jpnyc
Left to right.

Left to right.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-15-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By jpnyc
Take this as a lesson about the power of...

Take this as a lesson about the power of advertising.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-15-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By jpnyc
You donít have to send the guitar to Fender USA...

You donít have to send the guitar to Fender USA for service. They contract out with service technicians all over the world to handle warranty repairs. You contact Fender, explain the problem and send...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By jpnyc
Look at the Laney Ironheart series. Between the...

Look at the Laney Ironheart series. Between the mini, the studio, the cabs, and the small combos there are several options that would suit most of your needs for far less money than the amps on your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 319
Posted By jpnyc
Black Friday gear deals havenít been special...

Black Friday gear deals havenít been special since 2011. Nobody is making enough money off gear sales the rest of the year to take a big loss for Xmas shoppers. Unless Schecter starts doing blowouts...
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