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Forum: Electric Guitar 02-07-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 15,472
Views: 225,838
Posted By Always-Ben
Yeah, the neck carve (I prefer 50s, thick as...

Yeah, the neck carve (I prefer 50s, thick as possible), and the pickups were what I was mainly looking for. I also heard that depending on the year, Studio bodies are thinner than Standard. This...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-07-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 15,472
Views: 225,838
Posted By Always-Ben
Hey, I'm meeting with a guy who's selling this:...

Hey, I'm meeting with a guy who's selling this: http://sacramento.craigslist.org/msg/5425633001.html

I emailed him but he appears to have no idea what the specs are. Anyone know where I can find...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-04-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15,472
Views: 225,838
Posted By Always-Ben
Les Paul people! I'm looking for a Les Paul type...

Les Paul people! I'm looking for a Les Paul type guitar, preferably one with a 59 profile, thicker neck. What lower-end Gibson models have that? Does the Epiphone Tribute (the original 2010 line,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-17-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By Always-Ben
Nothing wrong with the Egnater. I just want a...

Nothing wrong with the Egnater. I just want a combo where I can get all the gain from the amp itself. Nothing quite like it that can be replaced by pedals.

Yep, something like that. Clean,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-17-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By Always-Ben
Good point. First post edited.

Good point. First post edited.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-17-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By Always-Ben
Combo amps that'll allow me to dump my overdrive pedals?

Hello all,

I've been looking to simplify my guitar setup a bit, starting with downsizing my pedalboard. With three different OD pedals (for light to medium to high gain) taking up space, I was...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-31-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Always-Ben
Seeking a beater guitar for weird tuning.

Hello,

I've taken to listening to The B-52s, and in a lot of their earlier stuff, their guitarist, Ricky Wilson, used a lot of different guitars in weird tunings, such as CFxxFF, DADxBB, EBBxBB,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-26-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By Always-Ben
Cort MBC-1

Hello,

http://www.cortguitars.com/MBC1/

This guitar...the specs say everything but the shape of the neck profile. Anyone ever handle one of these? What can you remember about the neck? Sloping...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Always-Ben
Cort MBC-1

On paper, this guy looks pretty good. I've read some online reviews and they seem to favor the guitar for what you get in the price range. Anyone here at this forum handle one of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-16-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Always-Ben
Where to put fuzz in signal chain?

Hello,

I just got my hands on a Blackout Musket fuzz pedal, will be using for high gain/lead parts.

Current signal is Boss TU-3 -> Wampler Ego Compressor -> Visual Sound Open Road (for light gain)...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-09-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Always-Ben
Peavey Predator out of tune.

Hello all. Got a Peavey Predator, USA made from the 90s. Great guitar, but 1 to 3 strings would always be out of tune after a song or two. Replaced the crappy tuners with Wilkinson type tuners. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By Always-Ben
Uverbia Real Spring Reverb Pedal

Anyone own one of these guys?

They seem to be fairly new and I only found one Youtube video, in which it sounds great...anyone ever try it in person?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuVj9WBQD40
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-02-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Always-Ben
Guitar string just broke while sitting by itself.

Hello,

I have a guitar I've been using for around 5 months now, on and off. No problems. I;d given the guy a break for the last month and a half in the closet, but then brought with me to jam with...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-26-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Always-Ben
Hey everyone, I just edited the first post to...

Hey everyone,

I just edited the first post to include updated info on my troubleshooting process. So please refer to the first post before answering.

The reason I took so long to update since my...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Always-Ben
I'll try andget my hands on a power conditioner...

I'll try andget my hands on a power conditioner and check.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Always-Ben
No, this was with my Planet Waves shielded cable....

No, this was with my Planet Waves shielded cable. Though it's been through some use, maybe I could get another cable just to rule out the possibility or not.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-07-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Always-Ben
Troubleshooting on a buzz (UPDATE on troubleshooting

Hello all,

I have a Fender American Standard Precision Bass newly acquired, with a TC Electronic BG250 bass amp combo bought in 2013. To get straight to the point, I'm getting a buzzing noise when...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-03-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Always-Ben
Local shop has this....

Hey,

My local mom and pop shop has this used American Jazz in stock...is this a fair price?

http://www.watermelonmusic.com/product_info.php?cPath=1001_52_674&products_id=15375
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-30-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By Always-Ben
I did see those, but they all concerned the 333XL...

I did see those, but they all concerned the 333XL Infiniums. The V22/V55 Infiniums, I haven't seen those threads yet. If you could link me to one, though, that'd be great for me to read through and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-30-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By Always-Ben
These Bugeras are the newer Infinium series,...

These Bugeras are the newer Infinium series, which I've scoured the net for news if reliability has improved. So far, looks like they're a lot more trustworthy than their predecessors.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-30-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By Always-Ben
My Bugera dilemma.

I spent 5 hours today perusing all the guitar shops in the area for a combo amp to use during church. I was looking for something portable and light (my only amp, a B-52 AT-112 weighs a whopping 77...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-06-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By Always-Ben
Guitar with 1.71--1.72" necks?

Hello,

I recently handled a Godin Kingpin CW II hollowbody who's neck was a dream for me. The depth was fat, for sure, but the width at the 1st nut was also perfect....1.72" wider than the usual...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-03-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29,859
Views: 382,503
Posted By Always-Ben
Hello all! New SG user here, Gibson 2014 SGJ w/...

Hello all! New SG user here, Gibson 2014 SGJ w/ the 61 Zebra humbuckers.

Just want some advice, running through a B-52 AT-112 (Mesa clone). What're some good EQ settings for good clean rhythm...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-29-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By Always-Ben
But if I get the combo, that won't be a problem. ...

But if I get the combo, that won't be a problem. Right?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-29-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By Always-Ben
Took a look at the specs...wow! Ability to dial...

Took a look at the specs...wow! Ability to dial down the wattage/having a DI out will be useful as heck, especially for the times I play Sunday services.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-25-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By Always-Ben
3-channel combo amp

Hello,

I'm looking for a 3-channel (like a clean, crunch, and lead) guitar combo amp. I'm not a metal player so ultra high gain won't be necessary. I've heard of Mesa Boogie's and the Carvin V3M...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-25-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Always-Ben
Tune down and then tune back up again?

Hello,

Say, I wanted to practice a song written in Eb tuning, so I tune down, and then tune it back to Standard when I'm done. And I practice this song every day this week. Would the tune...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-19-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By Always-Ben
Best flatwounds to pair with a Jazz Bass?

Hello,

Thinking of giving flatwounds a try, and I have a Jazz Bass handy for doing so. What are some good flats to attach to the bass? I've heard names like TI Jazz, D'addario Chromes, and Fender...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-27-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Always-Ben
I also found the Tubemeister 36, which looks like...

I also found the Tubemeister 36, which looks like it has the same features mostly! Bit more pricey though....

Which of these amps have the better cleans?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-19-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Always-Ben
3 channel combos that can compete?

Hello,

Took a look at the Carvin V3MC and Laney IRT-30 amps. Wow! 3 channels, built in attenuators for lower wattage for when stage volume is an issue, reverb, buffered effects loops. All for...
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