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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-03-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Kris_man
Well I always prefer to repair something myself...

Well I always prefer to repair something myself if I can, whether it's the car, guitar, whatever. Generally I don't trust repairmen lol.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-01-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Kris_man
What does this mean? V1, V2,...

What does this mean? V1, V2, "standard", "selected", etc? I think I am out of my depth :(
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-01-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Kris_man
Tubes blown

I have an Engl Classic, 2x12, and the other day the tubes blew. I am fairly new to tube amps and this is the first time this has happened to me. What type of tubes should I replace them with and how...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-15-2007, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Kris_man
Yeah it's a metal pot. I'll check when I get home...

Yeah it's a metal pot. I'll check when I get home if the hum stops when I touch the strings. Thanks guys.

Any tips on finding the ground wire for the pot? Does it need to be replaced or re-soldered?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-15-2007, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Kris_man
Diagnostics: Tone pot buzzing

I'm getting a lot of hum from my Ibanez RG guitar. It's just about unplayable. Here's the thing: when I put pressure on the tone pot with my fingers, the hum stops. If I put pressure on it with an...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-11-2007, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Kris_man
Going to a Les Paul would be going to a whole...

Going to a Les Paul would be going to a whole different guitar. My Ibanez RG is perfect apart from two things.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-11-2007, 01:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Kris_man
I'd settle for HH pickups, but yeah HSH would be...

I'd settle for HH pickups, but yeah HSH would be nice.

I went to the Washburn and Schecter websites, both very frustrating because their specifications aren't detailed enough, ie, don't give neck...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-11-2007, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Kris_man
Ibanez RG1570 with fat neck and without Floyd Rose

I like my Ibanez RG1570, but it has two fatal flaws:

1. Neck is way too thin, I much prefer my strat neck
2. The floyd rose

My queston then is: what guitar is similar to the RG1570 except with a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-07-2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Kris_man
Would these...

Would these work?

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/8-Right-Angle-2-1mm-DC-Power-Jack-for-Boss-Pedals-1812_W0QQitemZ300138704090QQihZ020QQcategoryZ32838QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-07-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Kris_man
Marshall Guvnor - output jack stuffed

My pedal, several years old, has the age-old problem of a faulty jack. I have to jiggle the lead or pull on it to make any sound come out. Sometimes it stays on after I do so, other times it goes...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-24-2007, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Kris_man
With my Marshall Guv'nor it takes me to...

With my Marshall Guv'nor it takes me to Slash/Gary Moore heaven. Without it, does SRV and Red House type stuff really really well.

My only bone with it is that it doesn't do Jeff Buckley like a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-23-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By Kris_man
Every man and his dog plays through a Marshall...

Every man and his dog plays through a Marshall 1960A. Just get it I reckon, can't go too wrong with a classic.

I bought my Engl Classic without trying it. It was a risk, but I turned out liking it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-12-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Kris_man
To be honest, I don't pay that much attention to...

To be honest, I don't pay that much attention to EQ settings. I pretty much just keep everything in the middle at 12 o'clock. It's only when I've been playing a song for a while that I start to get...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-09-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Kris_man
Guv'nor pedal

I just want to say that I am now using a Guv'nor pedal with my Engl Classic combo, and it is ****ing awesome. Together with the overdrive channel it puts me into Gary Moore and Slash territory which...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-09-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,100
Posted By Kris_man
Of course you CAN strum with them. But I was...

Of course you CAN strum with them. But I was playing in a Jeff Buckley covers band, so needed an ultra light touch. I was forced to use the Jazz III for one rehearsal and I had to hold the pick so...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-09-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Kris_man
I took the plastic knobs covers off, and the...

I took the plastic knobs covers off, and the actual knob, the metal thingie, worked fine. Turned between 0 and 10 like usual.

I must have worn down the plastic when trying to force the knob to...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-09-2007, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Kris_man
Never mind, fixed it.

Never mind, fixed it.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-09-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Kris_man
Guv'nor pedal: knobs not working

I just got a Guv'nor pedal from my mate, it's about 8 years old and hasn't been used in ages. The knobs were all stuck in place, so I unstuck them just by forcing them loose.

There are five knobs on...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-08-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,100
Posted By Kris_man
To me they're not versatile enough because they...

To me they're not versatile enough because they can't strum. So after buying a pack full of them, I went back to Dunlop Nylon 1mm.
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 03-07-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By Kris_man
Pain in thumb

I recently changed to the "Paul Gilbert style" of picking where the thumb joint is at 90 degrees. I've been doing a lot of alternate picking practice, and today when I pick my first note there's this...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 03-07-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,238
Posted By Kris_man
Actually I only just watched "scale...

Actually I only just watched "scale wank", that's fantastic for a year and a half playing. Eruption was a bit out of time, not real smooth, but I've got my Eruption vid on youtube and its not much...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 03-02-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,238
Posted By Kris_man
lol, I watched your vids and you haven't nailed...

lol, I watched your vids and you haven't nailed jack.
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 03-02-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 957
Posted By Kris_man
Haha ok, I remember seeing you guys then, I was...

Haha ok, I remember seeing you guys then, I was wondering what guitars they were. The reason I ask about the GH50 is because I saw a second hand one on Ebay go for $850, which I thought was an...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-02-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Kris_man
Yeah I need an overdrive pedal. Might get the MI...

Yeah I need an overdrive pedal. Might get the MI Audio Tube Zone.

Anyway, the classic is alright. It's so damn bluesy though, I find it hard to get into rock territory. Again, I need an overdrive...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-02-2007, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Kris_man
Modding an Engl Thunder Combo

I have an Engl Thunder Reverb combo, which has only one gain knob and one volume knob for the two channels. The thing is, I need two separate gain controls, and possibly two volume controls as well....
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 03-01-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 957
Posted By Kris_man
I think I might have been in your row, in the...

I think I might have been in your row, in the middle. Were you the kid with the guitar?? Looked like an RG or something.

Btw, that GH50L that's "on its way", did you buy that off ebay by any chance?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-01-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Kris_man
get a better tone with less versatility or a...

get a better tone with less versatility

or a worse tone with more versatility

can't have the best of both worlds...without spending the big bucks
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-01-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By Kris_man
Apparently the GNX4 in conjuction with something...

Apparently the GNX4 in conjuction with something called "supermodelling" software is the best:

http://www.thewoodshop.20m.com/digitech_gnx4.htm

this is a good review as...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-01-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,863
Posted By Kris_man
I agree man, it was a bit of a s**t sandwich.

I agree man, it was a bit of a s**t sandwich.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-01-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,863
Posted By Kris_man
LMAO

LMAO
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