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Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 04:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 654
Posted By monwobobbo
knowing how to get the most out of your gear is...

knowing how to get the most out of your gear is often more important than the gear itself. I play blues using a BC Rich Eagle and a Peavey Ultra amp. most would say that is a metal rig (which it does...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By monwobobbo
have owned a Bich and a Mockingbird over the...

have owned a Bich and a Mockingbird over the years and currently have an Eagle. as for whether it's worth getting it depends on which series you are talking about. the lower end stuff is just ok. the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-16-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By monwobobbo
good set up is the key. I prefer mine to be set...

good set up is the key. I prefer mine to be set to float as the slight pull up helps to un kink strings. often a well filed nut does a world of good. keep in mind that Hendrix managed to stay...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-13-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 310
Posted By monwobobbo
Cratty buddy I think you are to caught up in...

Cratty buddy I think you are to caught up in trying to match a pedal to an amp to get a sound that most likely wasn't produced originally by either. tone chasing can be a tough game and starting with...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-13-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By monwobobbo
this may sound crazy at first but have you...

this may sound crazy at first but have you considered playing rightie. I'm a leftie myself but after a year or so of using crappy rightie guitars flipped (this was the late 70s when lefty guitars...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-12-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By monwobobbo
"vintage tone" is all about advertising...

"vintage tone" is all about advertising buzz. tone is all about how you use it. what ever the current flavor is that is "modern". just remember that in 1956 a Fender was "modern" rock tone for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-12-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 459
Posted By monwobobbo
if there was a nuclear winter then I'm thinking...

if there was a nuclear winter then I'm thinking the guitar would be used for fire. not sure if singles of humbuckers would provide more heat.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-04-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,602
Posted By monwobobbo
I tend to buck the stereotypes with my choices. I...

I tend to buck the stereotypes with my choices. I play a lot of hard rock and metal with an SSS strat for starters. sure it's not ideal for modern metal but there is plenty of good metally tones to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-04-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By monwobobbo
first let me say that a Hondo strat won't ever be...

first let me say that a Hondo strat won't ever be worth much. they were budget guitars and honestly not that good. fine for beginners but not much more.

now if you have the chance to get a truly...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-26-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By monwobobbo
ESP has a more shred orientated neck. the...

ESP has a more shred orientated neck. the compound radius on the fender won't feel quite the same as a standard fender neck. to me it would depend on what I wanted out of the guitar. keep in mind...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-26-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 581
Posted By monwobobbo
what Strat/Tele tones are you really after. I'm a...

what Strat/Tele tones are you really after. I'm a strat guy but to me that means Hendrix, Blackmore or Yngwie more than the clean tone stuff. singles mean a different mind set if you are used to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-26-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By monwobobbo
ummm.... then why a shred guitar. would think...

ummm.... then why a shred guitar. would think that a guitar that is good for rhythm needs would be better (chord clarity, heavy sound etc.)
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-26-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By monwobobbo
although the Hamer is a decent guitar the godin...

although the Hamer is a decent guitar the godin is the better bet.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-26-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By monwobobbo
well they might work better than the 57s. tony's...

well they might work better than the 57s. tony's sound for Heaven and Hell is different than the old sound. he tuned to D for that to accommodate dio's vocal range. tony's sound can be tough to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By monwobobbo
what era are you talking about. tony's sound has...

what era are you talking about. tony's sound has changed over the years. for the older stuff they will work but I wouldn't call them ideal. also really depends on the rest of your setup.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By monwobobbo
the 2014 standards have much of the same specs as...

the 2014 standards have much of the same specs as the 61. thin neck and the small pickguard. older model standards tend to have the fatter neck and the larger pickguard. personally I prefer the 61...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By monwobobbo
maybe you can't but don't speak for the rest of...

maybe you can't but don't speak for the rest of us. while it's true that there are certain volume based tones that are harder to achieve at lower levels it's not impossible. I have a 50 watt tube...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-20-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 342
Posted By monwobobbo
not sure about the cost in the UK but fender...

not sure about the cost in the UK but fender makes a nice strat with flame maple top. you might be able to find a used one at this point.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-19-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 878
Posted By monwobobbo
agree. while the nuances of erics playing have...

agree. while the nuances of erics playing have remained fairly the same his tone has changed with different gear. no one will mistake the woman tone found on cream songs like Sunshine Of Your Love...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-19-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By monwobobbo
the early MIJ Squiers are pretty decent guitars....

the early MIJ Squiers are pretty decent guitars. be aware though that they have the old specs as well. 7 1/4" fretboard radius, 21 frets and the neck has a gloss finish (maple). the pickups and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-19-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 436
Posted By monwobobbo
my 2 cents OP the Peavey Windsor was designed to...

my 2 cents

OP the Peavey Windsor was designed to be like a Marshall head (jcm 800). it's single channel so if you need both cleans and distortion then it's not your best bet. with a decent overdrive...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-16-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 989
Posted By monwobobbo
dude if you want useful answers then you're gonna...

dude if you want useful answers then you're gonna have to give way more info.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-16-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By monwobobbo
giving stock answer if the guitar offers...

giving stock answer


if the guitar offers something not available on the standard model or is totally different then great. a variation on a stock model that is easy to duplicate then can't get...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-15-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 536
Posted By monwobobbo
best advice. there are a couple of Chinese clone...

best advice. there are a couple of Chinese clone companies that have better affordable pedals out than behringer. tried a couple and while I thought they sounded ok the break easy. cheap is a tough...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-14-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By monwobobbo
look into a Morley wah. either a classic or power...

look into a Morley wah. either a classic or power wah should do the trick
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-12-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 276
Posted By monwobobbo
neither setup is going to make a huge difference....

neither setup is going to make a huge difference. your amp choices while not bad won't matter much as to which guitar you use with them.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-12-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By monwobobbo
these days US BC Rich guitars are basically...

these days US BC Rich guitars are basically custom shop deals there aren't any production guitars made anymore. as mentioned their higher end production models are fairly decent.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-11-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By monwobobbo
what is your idea of a "vintage" strat...

what is your idea of a "vintage" strat sound? traditionally a strat bridge pickup is very trebley . what you may want to consider is having the bridge position hooked up to a tone control to roll off...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-10-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 354
Posted By monwobobbo
more info on that red strat please. you show no...

more info on that red strat please. you show no headstock and it has features of both MIM and US (or neither) the neck is 22 frets with what appears to be abalone position markers (high end US...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-10-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 714
Posted By monwobobbo
agree it depends on the model. as mentioned a...

agree it depends on the model. as mentioned a guitar that just has a couple of minor changes that could be done easily probably isn't worth the extra money. if the specs can't be had on a non sig...
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