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Forum: Electric Guitar 10-15-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By Prophet of Page
Firstly, I'd advise you to carefully consider...

Firstly, I'd advise you to carefully consider what you want to do with a tremolo system and whether a floating double-locking system is right for you.

The most significant benefit of a floating...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-15-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,107
Posted By Prophet of Page
No, I wouldn't.

No, I wouldn't.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,856
Posted By Prophet of Page
I'm convinced you're trolling. Good luck with...

I'm convinced you're trolling.

Good luck with your life.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,856
Posted By Prophet of Page
Let me expand on how the blind test I took part...

Let me expand on how the blind test I took part in was done.

Firstly, the guitar was a pre-CBS Fender Stratocaster. Two amps were used, a silverface Twin Reverb for the clean tones and a 100W...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-16-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,856
Posted By Prophet of Page
I've taken part in blind tests regarding string...

I've taken part in blind tests regarding string gauges before and passed. Clean and moderately distorted tones were used. All sound files were lossless. I listened to them with studio quality...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-19-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,441
Posted By Prophet of Page
Playing without a pick isn't bad technique at...

Playing without a pick isn't bad technique at all. I don't think anybody is suggesting that. If somebady wants to play exclusively with their fingers, I have no issue with that whatsoever. I might...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-19-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Prophet of Page
The only superstrats with a 3x3 headstock I can...

The only superstrats with a 3x3 headstock I can think of are Brett Garsed's ESP Horizons. I think both are beautiful guitars.

http://vanzguitars.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/brett.jpg...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By Prophet of Page
I don't feel this is an easy solo to transcribe...

I don't feel this is an easy solo to transcribe accurately.

The warm fuzz tone can make it difficult to distinguish notes and techniques used (bends vs slides, hammer-ons/pull-offs vs picked notes,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-03-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,232
Posted By Prophet of Page
I can't remember how I held the pick when I first...

I can't remember how I held the pick when I first started playing.

I tried to imitate Eric Johnson's picking technique for a long time. I took note of his picking angle, picking motions, how he...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-25-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Prophet of Page
It's importantant to be sure that you have...

It's importantant to be sure that you have tendinitis and not another RSI. Only a doctor or other medical professional can make such a diagnosis.

If your injury has been diagnosed, I'd recommend...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-25-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By Prophet of Page
As has been said, it's unavoidable.

As has been said, it's unavoidable.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Prophet of Page
Singlecoil pickups have much more treble and bass...

Singlecoil pickups have much more treble and bass than humbuckers. Humbuckers on the other hand have much more mid range, lower mid range in particular.

Singlecoils are susceptible to mains hum (60...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,268
Posted By Prophet of Page
It is not necessary to set a Stratocaster tremolo...

It is not necessary to set a Stratocaster tremolo flush with the body of the guitar.

Infact, a vintage 6-screw or modern 2-point non-locking tremolo system is much more stable when set to float...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By Prophet of Page
I don't think you'd be disappointed with either a...

I don't think you'd be disappointed with either a Tokai or an MIJ Squier.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Prophet of Page
While action will change slightly when the...

While action will change slightly when the tremolo claw is adjustment, action is primarily adjusted with the truss rod and the saddle screws.

Tremolo claw adjustment is primarily to set the amount...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Prophet of Page
This isn't true at all.

This isn't true at all.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-18-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,403
Posted By Prophet of Page
I can only agree with this to a point. While...

I can only agree with this to a point.

While most entry level guitars nowadays are can be set up to play well, there are some truly terrible guitars out there. I've come across guitars with either...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-18-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By Prophet of Page
There are a few options. You always split the...

There are a few options. You always split the neck humbucker with a push-pull pot, but most humbuckers don't split very well. The Dimarzio Humbucker from Hell also tries to imitate the sound of a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-17-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,862
Posted By Prophet of Page
I've bought gear in attempt to emulate a...

I've bought gear in attempt to emulate a particular aspect of an artist's sound, but I was never naive enough to think I'd "nail" it.

I bought a B.K. Butler Tuber Driver (5-knob version) in an...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-17-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By Prophet of Page
I can't give you any advice on how to sound like...

I can't give you any advice on how to sound like Eric Gales, I'm not familiar with his playing.

As for transcribing Eric Johnson's solos (which is far easier said than done), I do have some input....
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By Prophet of Page
I've never used them myself. However, I've only...

I've never used them myself.

However, I've only ever hear good things. Everything I've heard indicates they hold tuning as well as conventional locking tuners.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 974
Posted By Prophet of Page
I bought the combo version of the VHT Special 6...

I bought the combo version of the VHT Special 6 Ultra for my girlfriend recently.

It's a very nice amp for a reasonable price.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By Prophet of Page
I own a JEM7VWH, everything looks to be...

I own a JEM7VWH, everything looks to be legitimate.

The fretboard appears to be ebony and the tremolo system is an Ibanez Lo-Pro. Both of these are correct for 1993, which is actually the first year...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-14-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Prophet of Page
I guess we have different tastes then, I love his...

I guess we have different tastes then, I love his newer sound. It has a reed or horn like qulaity to it that I think really suits his playing.

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Musician Talk 07-14-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Prophet of Page
Just curious, when is it you feel that Scott has...

Just curious, when is it you feel that Scott has bad tone? Tribal Tech, Vital Tech Tones or his solo stuff? Maybe one of his appearances as a sideman?

I think that he sounded pretty bad with VTT and...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-14-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 672
Posted By Prophet of Page
I don't think beginners should practice both...

I don't think beginners should practice both alternate and economy picking.

I think it's much more beneficial to choose one of the two picking styles and focus on it exclusively until it becomes...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-13-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 932
Posted By Prophet of Page
I wrote this in another thread defending the...

I wrote this in another thread defending the "box pattern" method, it seems appropriate here. The threadstarter had asked what scales Yngwie Malmsteen and Alexi Laiho used.



Actually, I wrote all...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-13-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,016
Posted By Prophet of Page
I don't feel that this is entirely accurate....

I don't feel that this is entirely accurate.

Guitar specifications have a significant impact on a player's technique.

For example, if a player has spent thousands of hours developing and honing...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-12-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,690
Posted By Prophet of Page
Eddie Van Halen's solo on Beat It was played...

Eddie Van Halen's solo on Beat It was played through a solid state Hartley Thompson amplifier, which was borrowed from Allan Holdsworth.

That same amplifer was used on Allan Holdsworth's album Metal...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-12-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Prophet of Page
I don't know what doctors do near you, but I've...

I don't know what doctors do near you, but I've had acute tendonitis twice (not related to guitar playing) and meeting with a doctor was a worthwhile experience.

It's a doctor's job to diagnose the...
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