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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-26-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Dix_Fix
No gain without pain I've found, having said that...

No gain without pain I've found, having said that forget what the Gurus tell you is the PROPER way to play. I say find a comfortable playing position for YOU. Your body will learn to accommodate...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-26-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Dix_Fix
MusicLord16 , finding rhythm was one of the...

MusicLord16 , finding rhythm was one of the hardest things for me when learning. I could play chords etc but just couldn't make it sound rhythmic , the answer for me, funny enough was PS2 guitar hero...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-23-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Dix_Fix
Hi looks like a fairly cheap guitar judging by...

Hi looks like a fairly cheap guitar judging by the painted on binding & around the sound hole also the fret markers look painted on as well. If you were going to do anything with it I would suggest...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-18-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Dix_Fix
Maton also have a Facebook presence, if any other...

Maton also have a Facebook presence, if any other Maton-eers are interested.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-10-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By Dix_Fix
stepchildusmc I thought the exact same thing...

stepchildusmc I thought the exact same thing ....when the guy who buys the other one gets it he will be pissed.....but that is their problem not mine...you win some you loose some ,, this tiime I'm...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-06-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By Dix_Fix
Yep it is a hefty price tag but IMHO worth every...

Yep it is a hefty price tag but IMHO worth every cent. It even sounds better than my EBG808 artist & thats saying something. This is the 1st guitar my wife can even tell the difference in the tonal...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-06-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By Dix_Fix
eBay Maton from Haworth Guitars

I have a few guitars now. My favorites are my Matons I have 4 of them, 1962 DC 545, M225 Natural, EBG 808 Artist & EM100C Messiah.
The Messiah I just bought from Haworth Guitars (Australia) but I...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-10-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Dix_Fix
If you spray clear over Sharpies the Sharpie runs...

If you spray clear over Sharpies the Sharpie runs & blots into the clear.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-06-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 20,003
Posted By Dix_Fix
think there is a big misconception of being...

think there is a big misconception of being addicted to gear & being a dickhead for gear!!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-30-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 20,003
Posted By Dix_Fix
When the wife says "O.K. enough is...

When the wife says "O.K. enough is enough......it is either me or the guitars & shit" without hessitation you answer......"O.K. my love but just toss me that flanger on your way out"...... Oh forgot...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 07-28-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10,313
Views: 411,178
Posted By Dix_Fix
G'day all newbies good to see you finally made it...

G'day all newbies good to see you finally made it here. For me this place has been fantastic place to learn how to play. nearly 6 years down the track I can kick it. Learnt from TABS from here ONLY....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-28-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 20,003
Posted By Dix_Fix
when you cant remember the gear you have &...

when you cant remember the gear you have & start re-buying gear you already have
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-18-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dix_Fix
couple of my guitars have metal picguard...

couple of my guitars have metal picguard lol

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l160/Dix_Fix/guitars/Gibson/Dobro%20Resonator/IMG_0302.jpg
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-10-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Dix_Fix
Sounds like something under your saddle has...

Sounds like something under your saddle has fallen out. There shouldnt be shims but there could be. Shims definatly deaden the sound of your guitar. Any luthier , worth his salt, would make the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-26-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dix_Fix
There is one simple way to stop all the problems...

There is one simple way to stop all the problems of trying to upgrade for whatever reason,,,,
spend a couple of thousand on purchasing your new guitar & the mods you do loose you resale value
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-26-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,052
Posted By Dix_Fix
Buy A Dremmel

Buy A Dremmel
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-11-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Dix_Fix
Some of my capos well the ones here now...

Some of my capos well the ones here now lol

http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l160/Dix_Fix/Pics%20UltimateGuitar/capos-1.jpg
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-11-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Dix_Fix
Here you go !! Looks wierd eh? having the...

Here you go !! Looks wierd eh? having the fretting done understring & not by the fret.. it does keep the OPEN -ish string sound!!!

The capo is for resonator & actually designed for squareneck (mine...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-11-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Dix_Fix
Captaincranky I was refering to Transpo...

Captaincranky I was refering to Transpo capos
http://transpocapo.com/instructions.html
Though have seen a youtube of a guy using a capo that was shaped in a barre "F" shape ....

Hey here is a pic of...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-10-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Dix_Fix
You can buy chorded capos

You can buy chorded capos
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-10-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Dix_Fix
I would say SPEND THE $'s & buy a decent one....

I would say SPEND THE $'s & buy a decent one. I have a Maton with piezo pickup & inbuilt mic pickup that can be blended together (with EQ etc) at the guitar. It is my opinion they are the best way to...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-10-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By Dix_Fix
It is easy to capo & have it sound like an...

It is easy to capo & have it sound like an open note BARRE instead of capo.
Having said that the best capos iIMHO are the G7th they are ridicously expensive in comparison to other SHIT capos but hey...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-06-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,069
Posted By Dix_Fix
I was a $2 > $4 a pack string user & was...

I was a $2 > $4 a pack string user & was happy with that. Then I bought a guitar with Elixir's on it & was so taken by how much easier it is to play with them. Not that the guitar is any easier just...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-02-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,069
Posted By Dix_Fix
^^Bikewer^^ yep you got it... Having poo pooed...

^^Bikewer^^ yep you got it...

Having poo pooed the whole string squeel/squeek thing, maybe with the state of electronics today , particularly the advances in noise cancellation etc, I could see that...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-01-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,901
Posted By Dix_Fix
What sort of idiot does this? It is a phyics...

What sort of idiot does this? It is a phyics thing too much tension & it will bend , buckle or snap. I have seen probably a dozen guitars just through my megre workshop where someone comes up with...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-01-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,069
Posted By Dix_Fix
There isnt a player alive who doesnt have this...

There isnt a player alive who doesnt have this happen (unless computer generated) coated strings will help (Elixir Nanno's or Slinky's etc).

The amount of string squeel/squeek will lessen as your...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-25-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,628
Posted By Dix_Fix
[QUOTE=Bikewer]Didn't realize I'd misplaced the...

[QUOTE=Bikewer]Didn't realize I'd misplaced the 5th string "nut" (a little brass screw)....

Bikewer you could just take the screw/5th string 'nut' out of the banjo totally & the 5th string still...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-25-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,628
Posted By Dix_Fix
Hey FretboardToAsh Wise Man Says: The guitar is...

Hey FretboardToAsh
Wise Man Says: The guitar is obviously female, she's got hips, breasts... and an "F" hole.

Just make sure she isnt Am, before you give her a good plucking.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-11-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By Dix_Fix
Personally I find that messing around for hours...

Personally I find that messing around for hours with each guitar & the sound it wants to produce seems to come out. Usually each different guitar, for me, has a different settings both guitar & amp...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-11-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By Dix_Fix
Think it is a bit of chasing your tail ,,,,...

Think it is a bit of chasing your tail ,,,, Clapton could get that sound through one of those $100 Strat clone kits with an amp thrown in off eBay.... What I'm saying is it is in the hands NOT the...
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