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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By dspellman
Dang! Now I'm gonna have to go look. I've got an...

Dang! Now I'm gonna have to go look. I've got an HD500 but have never plugged more than one guitar in. Don't have a Pro. Have a bunch of the Beans.

Sunnuva.... :haha: :shrug:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By dspellman
You should explain that to touring professionals...

You should explain that to touring professionals at some point.

Meanwhile, changing strings is probably the cheapest insurance a guitar player has against having a string break in the middle of a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 175
Posted By dspellman
What happened to "I'm a noob?" :haha:

What happened to "I'm a noob?"

:haha:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 175
Posted By dspellman
Lovely and thanks for that critique. We can go...

Lovely and thanks for that critique.

We can go into all of that someday when we're talking about their use as recording monitors. As a powered speaker for playing guitar through a modeler in a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 175
Posted By dspellman
A 4x12 is not going to be your cabinet of first...

A 4x12 is not going to be your cabinet of first choice when it comes to playing at low volumes in a room environment, sorry.

It took me a long time to figure this one out myself. But for home...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By dspellman
BTW, you don't "hydrate" your...

BTW, you don't "hydrate" your fretboards -- you're specifically looking to minimize moisture as a liquid from getting to your fretboard (causes dry rot). Thus the mineral oil and/or the oily...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-25-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By dspellman
Very wise move with the terminal. Yeah, if...

Very wise move with the terminal.

Yeah, if you've already got it on order, put it in and brag about it <G>. I would. Certainly nothing in the world *wrong* with having a shiny new brass claw in the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 202
Posted By dspellman
Carvin Nomad. 50W EL84s, two channels, 1x12....

Carvin Nomad. 50W EL84s, two channels, 1x12.

You can't get them at Guitar Splinter, tough to find them outside the US. Serious butt-kicking do-almost-anything amp is relatively lightweight and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By dspellman
No reason to do much more than that. Rosewood and...

No reason to do much more than that. Rosewood and Ebony really have all the oils they need and don't need to have "vital oils replenished" or anything like that. You can leave the things for 50 years...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By dspellman
Rarely, as in almost never. Yup. Yup. I have...

Rarely, as in almost never.



Yup. Yup. I have half a dozen LP type guitars (Gibson and otherwise) with Floyds. Never have to think about retuning. I have a bunch of standard LP type guitars as...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By dspellman
Here in LA, "driving distance" probably...

Here in LA, "driving distance" probably has new meaning, since something as simple-sounding as "cross town" can easily involve a 20-mile jaunt. And I didn't say "easy" driving distance. I've been to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By dspellman
I'll buy them if you can eat a full order of just...

I'll buy them if you can eat a full order of just three pancakes in one sitting.

Suhrs are both production and custom guitars. They're not recently in production (Suhr's been around for a while),...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-25-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 180
Posted By dspellman
Whatever the brass claw may do, it would have to...

Whatever the brass claw may do, it would have to be subtle. There's a guy named Stephen Smith who wrote an article for the SD blog who claimed almost simultaneously that a brass claw retained highs...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-25-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By dspellman
Hmm. I'm not doing the pot selection for the...

Hmm. I'm not doing the pot selection for the Blends -- the volume doesn't change as the pot reaches the center position, but I'm not really hearing a difference in the sound of the same pickups in...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By dspellman
"Baked" maple is different from...

"Baked" maple is different from ordinary maple in that they're not putting a finish on it (they claim it doesn't need one due to the baking process). Unfortunately, maple doesn't have the natural...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By dspellman
Nope. The Pods can run two separate...

Nope. The Pods can run two separate "rigs" internally at the same time (clean/wet, etc.) for a single guitar, but there aren't two separate inputs, and there's really no way to have two separate...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By dspellman
You might also look at the Pod HD bean. For just...

You might also look at the Pod HD bean. For just noodling around the house, you really don't need a footpedal all that much.

http://www.sweetwater.com/images/closeup/750-PodHD_detail2.jpg

When...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By dspellman
Did he put a ding in your walker?

Did he put a ding in your walker?
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-24-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By dspellman
I've gigged with one of these...

I've gigged with one of these before:

http://api.ning.com/files/58v-ee3J3CJfd6HUHIMVkSlWxUl5Q9JZw5z4K2N5WWuduZajTscQMxsCl-tce26M-iUxrVGLxtXjuY4lZOJdommNzUhHrCYu/BenderCaster.jpg

It's a surprising...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-24-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 490
Posted By dspellman
Again, too broad a brush. Some of Gibson's...

Again, too broad a brush. Some of Gibson's under-$1000 offerings redefine the word "crap," unless all you're interested in is the logo. Gibson is a good guitar at two grand, a very good one over...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-24-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By dspellman
I'd say that every time I've played that guitar,...

I'd say that every time I've played that guitar, I've....wait. I've never played that guitar.
Did you know that they're actually bolt necks? Unique neck attachment system. No, seriously. Very...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-23-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By dspellman
Just change things around so that you have a...

Just change things around so that you have a master volume, master tone and a Blend knob. Use the remaining hole for your kill switch. I actually wanted to move the master volume closer to the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-23-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By dspellman
He may not be playing bass at all -- aren't all...

He may not be playing bass at all -- aren't all three of them playing baritone guitars these days?
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-23-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 921
Posted By dspellman
Whatever that means <G>. Up through about...

Whatever that means <G>. Up through about 1980, that could have been P90's or any of several runs at PAF pickups. It was after about 1980 that the factory started putting two *different* pickups in a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-23-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By dspellman
They're excellent. Taylor originally put out a...

They're excellent. Taylor originally put out a three-model set just to get reactions, and while they were pricey, they were well-executed and nicely done.

But if you're interested in a Taylor...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-23-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 382
Posted By dspellman
That was asserted 20+ years ago, and that's what...

That was asserted 20+ years ago, and that's what was disproved way back then.

There's virtually zero string slippage with either locking or non-locking tuning pegs.
Locking tuners are not a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-23-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By dspellman
Some wife was really pissed at that guy.

Some wife was really pissed at that guy.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 382
Posted By dspellman
TS is asking how the GUITAR holds tune. The...

TS is asking how the GUITAR holds tune.

The point of a locking tuner system is simply to make stringing easier. It was proven 20+ years ago that the locking mechanism itself has little to do with...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 921
Posted By dspellman
Of the guitars offered, and in the area where the...

Of the guitars offered, and in the area where the OP lives, and given what's available at that price range as a new piece, it's a good guitar.

Given that there are well over 100 different LP models...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By dspellman
On the money. Just because it's a bass DRUM...

On the money. Just because it's a bass DRUM doesn't mean it's going to enhance anything at all in the bass guitar region; different stuff altogether. Mostly, you'll end up with a rattly mess and a...
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