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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-19-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By chargerbandit
Alright around 1.5mm wire should be fine then,...

Alright around 1.5mm wire should be fine then, thanks.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-19-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By chargerbandit
I am european so I don't get your...

I am european so I don't get your "gauges" and stuff so all I need to know is get a bunch of thick ass cables and I will be fine?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-19-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By chargerbandit
Also any tips on what kind of wire should I use...

Also any tips on what kind of wire should I use so I don't fry everything?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-19-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By chargerbandit
Wiring for bass box?

So I bought a Hartke HA2500 bass amp head which outputs 250w at 4 ohms and 175w at 8 ohms. I also bought two Celestion 200w 8 ohm speakers. Now what would be the best way to wire these two speakers...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-17-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By chargerbandit
Thanks for the help. Grounded the switch and now...

Thanks for the help. Grounded the switch and now it's much better. There is still some very slight buzzing that goes away when I touch any hardware...any way to fix that too? Perhaps I need some...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-17-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By chargerbandit
I did that and the noise is way less noticeable...

I did that and the noise is way less noticeable now...but still if I touch the input jack or potentiometer it gets even less noticeable...but it goes nuts if I touch the 3 way switch...I guess I have...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-17-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By chargerbandit
Yes, exactly. When I tap on the pickup with a...

Yes, exactly. When I tap on the pickup with a screwdriver I get nothing.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-17-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By chargerbandit
Here, I made a picture of my wiring and wrote...

Here, I made a picture of my wiring and wrote what all the wires are. http://i39.tinypic.com/w7k3z5.jpg
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-17-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By chargerbandit
Buzzing when not touching bridge

So I am making a guitar from scratch and I just wired up some brand new pickups and stuff...it works but buzzes a lot, when I touch the bridge or the ground on the pots it stops buzzing. I guess that...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-02-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By chargerbandit
My low E string sounds bad even when the strings...

My low E string sounds bad even when the strings were brand new, tried Fenders, Ernie Balls...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-02-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By chargerbandit
Yeah I messed around with the EQ a lot, tried...

Yeah I messed around with the EQ a lot, tried some suggestions from the internet too. Here is a little recording I did today, bass and treble at 12 o'clock...mids at 3 o'clock, tone on bass on max....
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-02-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By chargerbandit
Sakke: Well you know, a P sound...right now it...

Sakke: Well you know, a P sound...right now it just sound muffled.

I use a Fender Rumble 30w which I think should do the job? Cause my other bass sounds fine.
My action is higher because I play some...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-01-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By chargerbandit
Improving P-bass sound

So I have a nice Cort P-bass copy and I put in some Dimarzio DP122 pickups and new Ernie Ball strings... but it still doesn't sound like a proper precision bass. Either I get a lot of low end or just...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-23-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By chargerbandit
Thanks for the hint, went researching and it...

Thanks for the hint, went researching and it turned out to be Ibanez Blazer Roadstar.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-23-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By chargerbandit
What guitar is this?

So I was wondering, what guitar is this on the cover of Punk Rock Dad?

http://blog.indiemerch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/prd.jpg
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-28-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By chargerbandit
Go try some basses in a store. Maybe a Musicman...

Go try some basses in a store. Maybe a Musicman Stingray 5 string, beautiful thing.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-07-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By chargerbandit
So I have changed the strings and the intonation...

So I have changed the strings and the intonation is still completely broken. I really dont know what to do.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-30-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By chargerbandit
So should I try putting on new strings? Cause I...

So should I try putting on new strings? Cause I have moved the hell out of the saddles and it doesn't change a thing, the intonation is either bad or super really terrible. I have tightened the shit...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-30-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By chargerbandit
Well yeah strings aren't new, the guitar is about...

Well yeah strings aren't new, the guitar is about 3 months old.

DoAndroidsDream: I do also play bass actually.

The strings have been put on by me, I followed the guide from UG and it works fine on...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-30-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By chargerbandit
Impossible intonation on strat

I have a Cort G110 strat and I just cant seem to get the intonation right on the high E string. Even if I move the saddle all the way back or all the way in front, the note is still flat. My tremolo...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-18-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By chargerbandit
So it's probably just a simple bad ground...

So it's probably just a simple bad ground connection somewhere in your bass, I would go with the input jack.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-27-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By chargerbandit
Warming it up with a blowdryer to a reasonable...

Warming it up with a blowdryer to a reasonable temperature also helps in easier removal.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-23-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By chargerbandit
Thanks for the info! So if I plug in some...

Thanks for the info! So if I plug in some computer speakers on those cinches and put the amp on really low volume, it should be ok? The speakers are 4 ohm, so theoretically it should be OK?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-23-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By chargerbandit
Look I don't have a shitload of money and I like...

Look I don't have a shitload of money and I like to buy other things in life too, like food for example. I got the amp for free and I can fix it up for cheap, just making sure I get the right stuff.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-23-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By chargerbandit
Repairing Frontman 212r

So I got a working Fender Frontman 212r, but two potentiometers are broken and speakers are missing.

So the first pot is volume, the pot says its 30C 100k, which means 30% tolerance,it is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-01-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By chargerbandit
Roytek guitars

Anyone has any experience or heard about Roytek guitars? I am looking for a cheap stratocaster for playing punk so yeah, all I need is a decently built strat. It has a sweet maple neck which I am a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By chargerbandit
Looks interesting, some cool pickups there and I...

Looks interesting, some cool pickups there and I can spot a sexy black hardtail bridge for my Strat. But the website seems a bit dodgy, not sure if I can trust.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By chargerbandit
I would prefer passive, don't want to modify half...

I would prefer passive, don't want to modify half of the guitar ATM. My price range is like max. 80 so I guess something from SD or Dimarzio.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
Posted By chargerbandit
High output humbucker

So I am deciding to put a new humbucker into my superstrat. What would be the nastiest pickup I could get? Looking for something with huge output, thick sound for punk/metal. i have an offer for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-19-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By chargerbandit
I own a Cort stratocaster copy and it can compete...

I own a Cort stratocaster copy and it can compete with any $300 Squier. I played quite a few Cort guitars and pretty much all were very well built and sound very decent for their price.
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