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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-09-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By W4RP1G
If you sand down the heel, you'll want to either...

If you sand down the heel, you'll want to either do something like this...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-05-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By W4RP1G
The neck pickup placement for strats and teles is...

The neck pickup placement for strats and teles is in the area of the 24th fret, which is a harmonic spot. It's not necessary, and the close the pickup pole is to the neck, the more bassey the sound,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-05-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By W4RP1G
There isn't really anything that is necessary to...

There isn't really anything that is necessary to do, aside from keeping it in a controlled climate(don't put in the garage or next to a furnace).

Personally, I would just oil the fretboard(if it's...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-04-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By W4RP1G
Yup, a 5-way megaswitch is gonna be the most...

Yup, a 5-way megaswitch is gonna be the most elegant solution, although wiring one up is pretty confusing to people that aren't very experienced with guitar wiring.

Another solution is to use your...
Forum: The Pit 05-04-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6,480
Views: 87,211
Posted By W4RP1G
Thanks, that sounds like a pretty good approach. ...

Thanks, that sounds like a pretty good approach. Thanks for the link too, it looks like I have a lot to work with just from that.



Yeah I figured as much. I'm not really interested in debating...
Forum: The Pit 05-03-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6,480
Views: 87,211
Posted By W4RP1G
Ok, so I could use some help if anyone has any...

Ok, so I could use some help if anyone has any advice on this one.

Basically, I have a debate for philosophy class on Monday and I'm a bit confused about it. The topic is egoism vs cultural...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-30-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By W4RP1G
The 3521 has a different bridge and a titanium...

The 3521 has a different bridge and a titanium reinforced neck. I'm not gonna say that you need a titanium reinforced neck, but that's certainly something some people might pay extra for. ...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-28-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 680
Posted By W4RP1G
Glad to hear that! Check out this video for some...

Glad to hear that! Check out this video for some stretches that help a lot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSrfB7JIzxY
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-27-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 680
Posted By W4RP1G
I think you can reach a lot further than you'd...

I think you can reach a lot further than you'd expect by doing daily finger stretches.

But if you really want a 25.5" scale length 7 string, try to get a used Ibanez RG7620 or RG7621. Ibanez makes...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 416
Posted By W4RP1G
To check you truss rod, fret the guitar at the...

To check you truss rod, fret the guitar at the 1st and 18th fret on the low E sting, then observe the gap between the string and the 9th fret. It should be about a credit card thickness, a little...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,090
Posted By W4RP1G
Bad choice of words. I meant more usable as in...

Bad choice of words. I meant more usable as in for applications where hum cancellation is a plus. That's my preference though, some people might like the hum :shrug: Also, the humbuckers I've...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By W4RP1G
It's all preference, but: A tele sounds like a...

It's all preference, but:

A tele sounds like a tele.

No middle pickup.

Fatter neck.

Hardtail.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-26-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By W4RP1G
Everything is going to affect the tone. The...

Everything is going to affect the tone. The wood, hardware, paint, scale length, and (of course) the pickup will determine how the guitar sounds.

Have you played the custom shop 69' pickup through...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 289
Posted By W4RP1G
They are right though.

They are right though.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,090
Posted By W4RP1G
I don't like coil splitting, but I'm a fan of...

I don't like coil splitting, but I'm a fan of running a humbucker parallel. Basically that makes both coils into single coils and it still cancels the hum. As others have said, don't expect it to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By W4RP1G
There are loads of used Schecters out there. ...

There are loads of used Schecters out there. They are cheap, and the Korean-made models are well worth the money. Most models don't have Duncans or EMGs, but they are just as good as the Hellraiser...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By W4RP1G
First place I would look is the used guitar wall...

First place I would look is the used guitar wall at Guitar Center. You could probably find a used Korean made Schecter or LTD for around $300-$400. Some of them even have EMGs or Duncans already...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By W4RP1G
Douglas and SX are made in China. All Agiles are...

Douglas and SX are made in China. All Agiles are made in Korea.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By W4RP1G
I would avoid a floating tremolo at all costs. ...

I would avoid a floating tremolo at all costs. And I would strongly recommend a Peavy Vypyr or Fender Mustang for the amp.

Also, Guitar Center's used selection is not only vast, but often fairly...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By W4RP1G
I owned one and was pretty letdown in just about...

I owned one and was pretty letdown in just about every way. But you're a lefty and I know your options are limited, so maybe it's worth the risk.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By W4RP1G
They'd better use stainless steel frets because...

They'd better use stainless steel frets because fretwork on that is gonna suck.



Nope, fanned frets are just a different scale length for each string. This curved fret system uses the same scale...
Forum: The Pit 03-24-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,450
Posted By W4RP1G
God ****ing damnit, he was the heart and soul of...

God ****ing damnit, he was the heart and soul of Gwar. I saw them twice, and they were awesome both times.
Forum: The Pit 07-06-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,479
Posted By W4RP1G
F*cking gross.

F*cking gross.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-08-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By W4RP1G
Very nice. I'm glad to see that it doesn't have...

Very nice. I'm glad to see that it doesn't have a painted neck.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-05-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By W4RP1G
I hate the JB for metal, but it's also lacking in...

I hate the JB for metal, but it's also lacking in all areas, imo. As was already said, "Jack of all trades, master of none".

The Duncan Distortion is pretty good, but both Duncan and Dimarzio have...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-04-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By W4RP1G
I can't remember, but didn't they stop making...

I can't remember, but didn't they stop making Roadstars after 88' in favor of the new RGs? Sorry, I don't know much about Roadstars, and even less about Korean Ibbies.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-03-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By W4RP1G
I agree with this. Take a look at the frets. If...

I agree with this. Take a look at the frets. If the easier to play guitar has shinier frets than the other, that could be a contributing factor.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-03-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 881
Posted By W4RP1G
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-03-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By W4RP1G
Here is some useful info:...

Here is some useful info: http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=614226
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-01-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By W4RP1G
Nope, the adjustments should be enough to get it...

Nope, the adjustments should be enough to get it in tune. Since you're moving the saddle away from the neck, you should drop the string tuning a bit before each adjustment, but really there are no...
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