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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jpnyc
I know nothing but that handle is sweet. No...

I know nothing but that handle is sweet. No straps breaking on this amp!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 353
Posted By jpnyc
But buy the Biyang version for $50 on Amazon....

But buy the Biyang version for $50 on Amazon. Akai just sells rebranded Biyang.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By jpnyc
Dick Dale has been using a .016 set for E on the...

Dick Dale has been using a .016 set for E on the same Stratocaster since around 1960, so one can go at least that far.

But if your hardware doesnít have any burrs and youíre snapping strings you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 353
Posted By jpnyc
The Black Keysí album tones are most an Ibanez...

The Black Keysí album tones are most an Ibanez clone of a Univox Super Fuzz. Super Fuzz clones run as low as $100Ė$120, BYOC has a $75 kit (http://buildyourownclone.com/products/leedsfuzz). Cascade...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 145
Posted By jpnyc
For guitar practice I often use a set of $15 Sony...

For guitar practice I often use a set of $15 Sony headphones. Cheap shit headphones have no low end and no high end. This means Iím not distracted by hiss, hum, or a tiny speaker resonating with low...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By jpnyc
The Seymour Duncan Tweakfuzz is a five-voiced...

The Seymour Duncan Tweakfuzz is a five-voiced Fuzzface derivative that sounds nice. It has the same low volume issue, but itís easy to mod it to be loud. They can usually be found used for around...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By jpnyc
For a combo amp with an 8" speaker the HT-1...

For a combo amp with an 8" speaker the HT-1 sounds damned good. To do better with an 8" combo you have to start looking at high-end boutique amps that cost much more. That said, itís still a mediocre...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By jpnyc
The best Bassman amp model Iíve tried is the one...

The best Bassman amp model Iíve tried is the one in Revalver. Sadly I gave up on Revalver because the Mac version turned into a buggy POS.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 526
Posted By jpnyc
Hnad!

Hnad!
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-19-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 585
Posted By jpnyc
The 70s Tribute has a nice thick-to-thin neck...

The 70s Tribute has a nice thick-to-thin neck with a volute. Itís almost the same as the regular (non-SLS) Schecter necks.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 284
Posted By jpnyc
1) There is. Collecting pedals has become a...

1) There is. Collecting pedals has become a hobby, especially for people who run small studios and donít have room to collect amps. And digital multi-fx units seem to be falling out of favor, leading...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By jpnyc
A bass is perfectly safe for guitar pedals. That...

A bass is perfectly safe for guitar pedals. That said, many guitar pedals turn a bass sound to poop. Itís best to search YouTube for demo videos before you buy. Also, bass pedals tend to handle...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 469
Posted By jpnyc
The Pathfinder is a great little amp if thatís...

The Pathfinder is a great little amp if thatís the sound you want. Look around and youíll notice that some indie bands mic them and use them live.

The new Orange crush amps are nice. They stripped...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By jpnyc
New pedal day: Monstro Matamp

http://i.imgur.com/GzmFylr.jpg

I just received Monstroís Matamp pedal (http://monstroeffects.blogspot.com.br/2014/12/pedal-handmade-matamp-true-by-pass.html) in the mail. This thing is nuts. It...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-17-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By jpnyc
Get a used Artcore. Worry about something nicer...

Get a used Artcore. Worry about something nicer if you decide you like semihollows.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-17-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By jpnyc
Yes. Also follow that very smart advice about...

Yes.

Also follow that very smart advice about your wiring.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-17-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 665
Posted By jpnyc
For $1250 Iíd just buy somebodyís used SG...

For $1250 Iíd just buy somebodyís used SG Standard.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-16-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By jpnyc
Something in your home or a home nearby is...

Something in your home or a home nearby is probably generating RF interference. You can try shielding your guitarís electronics cavity and using shielded cables, but that doesnít mean your amp wonít...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By jpnyc
That and people tend to buy them with the...

That and people tend to buy them with the matching 1x8 and then they wonder why it sounds like a speaker jammed into a lunchbox.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By jpnyc
On that budget you arenít going to do much...

On that budget you arenít going to do much better. But you can always build a rig piecemeal. Start with the Micro Terror, and try to get it used with a cabinet. When you have another $200 watch...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-14-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By jpnyc
I donít think those Alpha pots are right. Usually...

I donít think those Alpha pots are right. Usually if pots donít specifically say theyíre Epiphone/Asian spec then theyíre American spec and wonít fit an Epi. Alpha makes both and most sellers only...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By jpnyc
Send Gibson the serial number and they can tell...

Send Gibson the serial number and they can tell you exactly what it is.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By jpnyc
If youíre on a tight budget a Rocksmith cable...

If youíre on a tight budget a Rocksmith cable works with Garage Band.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-13-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By jpnyc
Stuff the interior with towels and youíll be...

Stuff the interior with towels and youíll be fine. There are also hollow electrics without f-holes.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-13-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By jpnyc
Before you do anything else drive your amp to a...

Before you do anything else drive your amp to a friendís house thatís at least a few miles away and try it there. If the amp still buzzes itís a physical problem, probably a bad ground in your amp or...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-12-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By jpnyc
Only buy it if you have enough experience to look...

Only buy it if you have enough experience to look it over and know what youíre getting. The easiest things you can do are open the truss rod cavity to see whatís inside and open the electronics...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-12-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 817
Posted By jpnyc
Should be a set of Seventy 80s. Theyíre similar...

Should be a set of Seventy 80s. Theyíre similar to v30s without the pronounced warm tone.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 817
Posted By jpnyc
Hating Blackstar is UGís favorite bandwagon. Soon...

Hating Blackstar is UGís favorite bandwagon. Soon someone else is going to tell you about how Blackstar amps arenít really all-tube and Blackstar are lying scum. Then theyíll tell you to buy Peavey,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By jpnyc
Any fifteen watt tube amp would cover a hundred...

Any fifteen watt tube amp would cover a hundred person venue if you donít need cleans.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 68
Posted By jpnyc
Monstro Effects

Has anybody ever used or bought a pedal from Monstro Effects in Brazil? They make a Matamp style distortion/preamp that I want to buy. But thereí almost no information about them on the web so Iím...
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