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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-11-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Darkanus
Unfortunately, I can't afford a router or a...

Unfortunately, I can't afford a router or a dremel for this project. Maybe in the future..

This method will work I guess but it sounds pretty difficult, especially since I don't have much experience...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-09-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Darkanus
Electronics cavity cover socket, how do I route it?

I'm talking about the small slot around the cavity itself where the plastic cover goes into.
I don't have a router, dremel or a chisel. Does this even possible without any of these? Maybe with a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-10-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By Darkanus
I can get a lot of different veneers from local...

I can get a lot of different veneers from local stores in cheap prices, but replacement bodies are hard\impossible to find. I live in Israel and if I want quality parts eBay is my only option...
The...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-10-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By Darkanus
Well, apparently the guitar is made of plywood,...

Well, apparently the guitar is made of plywood, lol.
Any recommendations for what I can do with it?
I thought of gluing a veneer top, but the guitar has rounded edges+a small body slant for the right...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-10-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By Darkanus
I'm using the power sander just for the first...

I'm using the power sander just for the first run, to save me some work with the sanding papers. I'm not planing to reach to the wood with it.

There's always a sanding sealer on a solid color...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-09-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By Darkanus
Stains for furniture will work on guitar bodies...

Stains for furniture will work on guitar bodies as well? Do I need to look for something specific?
How are these?: Walnut...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-09-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By Darkanus
I heard bad things about chemical strippers on...

I heard bad things about chemical strippers on guitars, so I'll probably use a power sander for the first run and then sand it by hand until I'll get a smooth and clear piece of wood.
The wood is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-09-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By Darkanus
Best way to strip off guitar paint-Sanding or heat scraping?

Since I'm a sucker for natural finishes, and tired of looking at my black cheap Strat-like Ibanez, I want to try and use it as my first guitar modding project.

From a couple of videos I found,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By Darkanus
I'm so glad i've seen this post.

I'm so glad i've seen this post.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-01-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By Darkanus
OK, i feel like such a noob right now. I had no...

OK, i feel like such a noob right now.
I had no idea that a head+cab must be connected via speaker cable, which i was sure is exactly the same as a standard instrument cable. :eek:
Sorry for the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
The 10 day try period isn't available here, in...

The 10 day try period isn't available here, in Israel...
No fizz...and what about clarity and tightness?

And for the 212, yeah, they still make them..cost around 1100$ here, lol..
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-27-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
I spent a lot of time playing on it's clean...

I spent a lot of time playing on it's clean channel back at the store..was VERY impressed.
I consider quality high gain sounds to be harder to get, especially in a couple of minutes at a store.
yeah,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-27-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
I've seen most of the videos u've posted, and the...

I've seen most of the videos u've posted, and the 7string NAD thread, except of the one with the annoying guy and the baby. A great video, and a descent sound.
The 7string thread got me a bit worried...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-27-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
But you haven't tried one yet? Well, I did a LOT...

But you haven't tried one yet?
Well, I did a LOT of research and found nothing unfortunately. As i said, no reviews, almost no demos and not much opinions. What attracts me to it is it's specs, my...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-26-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
yes i can... And what's the advantages of the...

yes i can...
And what's the advantages of the Rectifier on the Stiletto?
The 212 Rectifer vertical slant looks great under a V3m...I just hope to get a tight sound as with the Stiletto cab..
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-26-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
:D An Orange ppc212 costs here about 1200$..If...

:D


An Orange ppc212 costs here about 1200$..If ill find one priced as the Mesa, ill probably get it, though i HATE how Orange cabs look like.

Why the rectifier and not the Stiletto? People say...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
Still, many other new amps [egnater's stuff,...

Still, many other new amps [egnater's stuff, Blackstar..] have various of YouTube\gear forums feedback, reviews and demos...Hope you're right.
The reliability issues with the Bugera amps are far gone...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
So how can u explain the shitload of videos and...

So how can u explain the shitload of videos and samples of various Bugera amps in YouTube [especially the 6262], contrary to maybe 6 lousy demos of the V3M?
I loved the V3M when tested it, but all of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
You're right about the prices...a Mesa 212 costs...

You're right about the prices...a Mesa 212 costs here around 1000$....
How about note clarity and tightness? I probably will prefer the 6262, even with its 120W of power, if it has more clarity...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
V3M u mean? well, i heard the same about the...

V3M u mean?
well, i heard the same about the 6262. Tons of tight metal gain...etc...
The v3m is more notorious for his versatility as far as i know..
question is which is better out of the two, for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By Darkanus
Carvin V3M head+Mesa 212. Final thoughts before buying?

I've recently got to the conclusion that that setup [probably a stiletto 212 over a rectifier because of it's tightness] is the best for me, after playing on one.
But.....I still want some final...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-31-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Darkanus
O:

O:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-25-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Darkanus
guys?

guys?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-22-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Darkanus
are you saying that a bridge pickup doesn't have...

are you saying that a bridge pickup doesn't have the same mesurements as a nick pickup? :eek:
i do have a FR tremolo system. if i'm right, i need a 53MM pickup spacing or so?
how about the wiring?...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-22-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Darkanus
thank you! last thing-is there any...

thank you!
last thing-is there any mesurements\spacings\wiring i need to consider by fitting the pickup?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-22-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Darkanus
a new amp is on the way..and a guitar, but i...

a new amp is on the way..and a guitar, but i still want to keep my old one useful..so basically, my question is does it worth to change to these high grade pickups on a low quality guitar..
what...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-21-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Darkanus
i use Ernie ball's Not even Slinky 11-56 on drop...

i use Ernie ball's Not even Slinky 11-56 on drop B, and they are great..
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-21-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By Darkanus
BKP Nailbomb\Dimarzio Crunch Lab on a cheap guitar...?

Though i'm about to buy a new guitar+amp, throwing away my old Cort X-6 seems a bit too sad for me, so i wanted to know if a pickup change will improve something...

i'm interested in changing the...
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