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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Today, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By KG6_Steven
The 214 is made in the USA in their California...

The 214 is made in the USA in their California factory. Only the Baby Taylors are made in Mexico.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By KG6_Steven
Just went back and reread my post and confirmed...

Just went back and reread my post and confirmed that I never said anything about recordings using 3" speakers. I did say "small" amps, which is subjective. This is what I'm referring...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By KG6_Steven
Some of the best recorded albums have used small...

Some of the best recorded albums have used small guitar amps. While it may not be a "go to" amplifier, it could be interesting to use in the right application (recording). If I had one here, I'd be...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 01-27-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By KG6_Steven
Doing a great job after only three months. Your...

Doing a great job after only three months. Your progress is probably close to what mine was. Are you taking lessons from an instructor, or working on your own? Either way, good job and keep it up.
Forum: Recordings 01-26-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By KG6_Steven
I've never been impressed with the acoustic...

I've never been impressed with the acoustic simulators. I considered buying one of these years ago, but finally decided to spend a bit more and buy an acoustic.

Your only other choice, is to buy one...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-20-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 714
Posted By KG6_Steven
Except the picks carved out of stone....

Except the picks carved out of stone. ;)

http://stoneworkspicks.com/
Forum: Original Recordings 12-05-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By KG6_Steven
I don't give out many of these - nice job. It's...

I don't give out many of these - nice job. It's raw and it's rough, but that's what makes it good. Keep it up!
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-19-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By KG6_Steven
If you're using the mic input on your computer to...

If you're using the mic input on your computer to record or play guitar audio, the result is, as you've figured out, going to be pretty rough. Problem is, those inputs aren't really meant to record...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-14-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By KG6_Steven
I own the VK112. The tapping trick may not work...

I own the VK112. The tapping trick may not work in this case. It is usually used to locate microphonic tubes. I'll give you bit of free advice, as you own a tube amp. Ideally, you really want to have...
Forum: Recordings 11-13-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By KG6_Steven
It's a condenser mic - make sure you're supplying...

It's a condenser mic - make sure you're supplying it with phantom power. It needs 48 volts to operate.
Forum: Original Recordings 11-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By KG6_Steven
I like it. I did notice a couple of spots where...

I like it. I did notice a couple of spots where the vocals could use some tightening, but overall, I really like the songs and the group's approach to them. Looks like you all are having a lot of fun...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-25-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By KG6_Steven
My advice? Do you have these guitars at a local...

My advice? Do you have these guitars at a local store? Have you played them? You need to play these guitars and decide which one "speaks" to you or fits the best in your hands and budget.

It's...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-21-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By KG6_Steven
Looks fairly decent for an MIM. The important...

Looks fairly decent for an MIM. The important question is, how does it sound?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By KG6_Steven
Going to have to agree. It's all personal taste....

Going to have to agree. It's all personal taste. The other thing I find interesting is how you can hear the string noise as the guitarist changes chords on some recordings, yet on other recordings,...
Forum: Recordings 08-10-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By KG6_Steven
Work on your bends. As somebody already...

Work on your bends. As somebody already mentioned, your bends are a little sloppy. I also noticed the dead notes - improving your technique can fix this.

Finally... When I listen to a lead or solo...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-09-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By KG6_Steven
Depends on the tone of the guitar. If it has that...

Depends on the tone of the guitar. If it has that killer tone I've been looking for, then I can easily overlook a flaw. In the end, you have to decide what you can live with.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-25-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By KG6_Steven
PRS makes some decent guitars. I own a couple of...

PRS makes some decent guitars. I own a couple of them and have never regretted their purchase - they stay in-tune and sound good.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-09-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By KG6_Steven
I'm really not digging this new technology. Those...

I'm really not digging this new technology. Those ribbon cables are easily damaged. Good luck finding a replacement cable in 20 years. There's something to be said for wires that are soldered in - I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-26-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By KG6_Steven
Nice job. How does it sound? It's also cool that...

Nice job. How does it sound? It's also cool that you built it with your grandpa. That's a memory you'll cherish forever.
Forum: Musician Talk 06-10-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By KG6_Steven
"but at the same time id rather not fork out...

"but at the same time id rather not fork out heaps for something i dont really like playing ya know?" tells me that buying a better keyboard isn't out of the question, provided it plays well....
Forum: Musician Talk 06-08-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By KG6_Steven
You don't mention your budget, but I would...

You don't mention your budget, but I would recommend the Korg Kronos X. It has the weighted key bed and the pianos are fantastic. I have owned the Kronos X 88 for just over a year and really like it...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By KG6_Steven
Adding a ground won't get you electrocuted....

Adding a ground won't get you electrocuted. Remember... the ground is there to provide a path for any voltage on the chassis. Since it's the closest path to ground, that's where it goes.

However, as...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-12-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By KG6_Steven
A few years ago, I walked into a music store with...

A few years ago, I walked into a music store with the mindset that I wanted a Martin. As StepchildUSMC stated, I also found them to be too muddy sounding. I couldn't get past their tone and wound up...
Forum: Recordings 05-11-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By KG6_Steven
Just remember - any effect you record wet cannot...

Just remember - any effect you record wet cannot be removed later on. For that very reason, most recording engineers choose to record a dry signal, then alter it later. Of course, most recording...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-07-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By KG6_Steven
Try plucking the string midway between the 4th...

Try plucking the string midway between the 4th fret and the bridge. Does that produce a harmonic?
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-06-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 590
Posted By KG6_Steven
Buying used is admirable. However, all nine of...

Buying used is admirable. However, all nine of the guitars I've purchased were bought new and I've really only had two issues. An ESP semi-hollow that will never have perfect intonation and a Taylor...
Forum: Original Recordings 05-05-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By KG6_Steven
Very nice. This is one of my favorite hymns -...

Very nice. This is one of my favorite hymns - also enjoy playing the melody of this one on the guitar. Thanks for posting the video!
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 04-27-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By KG6_Steven
Besides the improved tone, the only thing an...

Besides the improved tone, the only thing an acoustic will do for you, is help improve your finger strength. My finger stamina improved a bunch, when I started playing an acoustic. Prior to getting...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 04-26-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By KG6_Steven
As already mentioned, you can still do chord work...

As already mentioned, you can still do chord work on an electric. You may not care for the way they sound, but you can still learn them. As the others have mentioned, you should be able to get a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-26-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By KG6_Steven
If you've forgotten nearly everything, then...

If you've forgotten nearly everything, then you'll need to start back close to the beginning. Assess your playing skills, then go from there.

Sorry to hear that you had to take off a couple of...
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