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Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Linkerman
I think the decision is really simple to make:...

I think the decision is really simple to make: out of those 4 options, which guitar feels more comfortable to play?

If it's one of the new ones, get one of them. Even a Tele with single coils can be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Linkerman
Spending money on a distortion pedal to throw in...

Spending money on a distortion pedal to throw in front of a Line 6 Spider is a waste of money. Not only because the amp is pretty awful, but also because it doesn't take pedals well.
As it has...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By Linkerman
I repeat, a Squier Affinity Strat or a Squier...

I repeat, a Squier Affinity Strat or a Squier Standard Strat should be well within budget.

If you buy used, look for more expensive models like a Squier Classic Vibe Strat, a Squier Vintage Modified...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By Linkerman
He is also well-known for using a Stratocaster,...

He is also well-known for using a Stratocaster, when you mentioned "heavy treble noise from the strings" I immediately thought of his Strat tone. :shrug:


If you want a Les Paul-style guitar, look...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By Linkerman
But definitely try it first to see if you like...

But definitely try it first to see if you like it; don't buy it blindly.

Remember, the Vypyr has a good reputation on these forums as well (and better than Flextones' reputation), and you don't like...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By Linkerman
If you want to play classic rock, hard rock, and...

If you want to play classic rock, hard rock, and a bit of metal and punk, the Jet City or the Marshall will be the best bets.

Which isn't to say that the Blues Jr. or the AC15 won't do it as well,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By Linkerman
I liked some of the presets on the Vypyrs, both...

I liked some of the presets on the Vypyrs, both on the gen.1 and the new VIP series amps. :shrug:


Then I don't know what to tell you. I've used both Crate Flexwave and Orange Crush amps before,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By Linkerman
As you've already been informed in that other...

As you've already been informed in that other thread by a moderator, advertising is prohibited on these forums.

*Reported*
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By Linkerman
Going for a custom guitar made by your friend...

Going for a custom guitar made by your friend requires a huge leap of faith, especially considering it'll be his first build.


With that Jackson, you can try it before you buy it to see if it feels...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By Linkerman
If you're talking about Paul Kossoff, your best...

If you're talking about Paul Kossoff, your best bet would be a Stratocaster.

Maybe a Squier Affinity or Standard, or an used Fender (don't know the prices on the used market there, or their...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By Linkerman
Agreed. Have you spent time dialing in the EQ and...

Agreed.
Have you spent time dialing in the EQ and other settings properly?

More than once people I know were unimpressed by their amps, and after I did some adjustments to their settings (most of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By Linkerman
Do you really need or want an overdrive...

Do you really need or want an overdrive pedal?

If the answer is yes, try it. If you like it, go for it.
But I wouldn't value that pedal at more than $150 in second hand, even if the owner just got...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-30-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Linkerman
I'd go for the Peavey Vypyr VIP 2. It sounds...

I'd go for the Peavey Vypyr VIP 2.

It sounds nice, it's very versatile, presumably reliable (judging from the previous Vypyr series), and the ability to use it as a bass and electroacoustic guitars'...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-30-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Linkerman
The guitar looks good (judging from that one...

The guitar looks good (judging from that one photo), but the thread could have more pics and information on the build. Progress pics are also nice.

Also, and most important of all, this thread...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-30-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By Linkerman
As far as I know, you can't. I did a quick Google...

As far as I know, you can't.
I did a quick Google search for any mods that could use it as a platform to turn it into a guitar volume pedal, but couldn't find any.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-30-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 258
Posted By Linkerman
I've heard great things about the IronGear Hammer...

I've heard great things about the IronGear Hammer Head.
Forum: The Pit 08-30-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 993
Posted By Linkerman
I see things the complete opposite way -- I like...

I see things the complete opposite way -- I like when a band delivers what I've grown to expect from them.


Of course the evolution of a band's sound is important, and I like it when it doesn't mean...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-29-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Linkerman
Spelling and punctuation check on aisle #1,...

Spelling and punctuation check on aisle #1, please. :haha:


It's difficult to make sense of the OP, but this is not a NPD thread. He's offering the EQ pedal for trade for an OD pedal.

And this is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-29-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Linkerman
Most people use picture hosts like Tinypic,...

Most people use picture hosts like Tinypic, ImageShack, etc., and then use the embed ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-29-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 513
Posted By Linkerman
What's the deal with the trolls on this...

What's the deal with the trolls on this thread?


This forum exists precisely to answer this kind of questions. There are plenty of UG users who are far more knowledgeable than any music store...
Forum: The Pit 08-28-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 290
Posted By Linkerman
Only Kanto and Johto exist. There are only 251...

Only Kanto and Johto exist. There are only 251 Pokιmon.
Forum: The Pit 08-28-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 584
Posted By Linkerman
It was the first comic book I ever received, back...

It was the first comic book I ever received, back in 1992. I was 6 years old at the time.

I have a few of them:


http://i59.tinypic.com/2re4fab.jpg
Forum: The Pit 08-28-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 993
Posted By Linkerman
For me, the best albums of 2014 so far are: †††...

For me, the best albums of 2014 so far are:

††† - †††
Architects - Lost Forever // Lost Together
The Black Keys - Turn Blue
Blood Red Shoes - Blood Red Shoes
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore - Piano...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7,901
Views: 104,136
Posted By Linkerman
I know T-Rex has a specific current doubler cable...

I know T-Rex has a specific current doubler cable (http://www.thomann.de/gb/t_rex_dc_current_doubler_50cm.htm) for use with some Fuel Tank units -- I use it on 2 outputs of my Fuel Tank Chameleon...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,003
Posted By Linkerman
Don't you have a small[-ish] room in your house...

Don't you have a small[-ish] room in your house that you could turn into your practice space/studio, and fit it with proper noise insulation?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 159
Posted By Linkerman
As far as that video goes, it seems normal to me,...

As far as that video goes, it seems normal to me, I wouldn't worry about it.

About the switches' "clicking noise" you were referring to, can you post a video as well?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 64
Posted By Linkerman
You could upgrade the speaker. WGS speakers, for...

You could upgrade the speaker. WGS speakers, for example, have a reputation of being nice and affordable.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-27-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By Linkerman
His Orange is a solid state, so I'd do the exact...

His Orange is a solid state, so I'd do the exact opposite -- use the Bad Monkey with the amp completely clean (overdrive off) and add the gain with the Bad Monkey, adjusting it to taste on the pedal....
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 589
Posted By Linkerman
I got my driver's license on the first try. When...

I got my driver's license on the first try. When I turned 18 (almost 10 years ago). :shrug:
Also, I got my 125cc motorbike driver's license at age 16.

So, no congratulations for you. :no: You...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-27-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By Linkerman
A Bad Monkey could be a really cheap and easy way...

A Bad Monkey could be a really cheap and easy way out -- especially if you buy used (and an used Bad Monkey shouldn't be very hard to find).

Or you could look for an used POD to replace the one your...
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