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Forum: Electric Guitar 04-19-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By OliveG
:-D No apologies needed! I filed it some and...

:-D No apologies needed!

I filed it some and it's much better. Yesterday I'd say about... 1/4 of the string "height" was actually inside the groove. So really most of the string was above the nut...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-19-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 361
Posted By OliveG
I don't know, it might... but my guess would be...

I don't know, it might... but my guess would be not enough to be worth it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By OliveG
I'm not too bad with my hands (made my own valve...

I'm not too bad with my hands (made my own valve amp from scratch, including cab and enclosure and all), so I think I should be OK enlarging it until it fits in. But that's a good question about the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 361
Posted By OliveG
Yeah, they really don't take all that long to...

Yeah, they really don't take all that long to stabilize...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By OliveG
So far they don't. But I can tell they're sitting...

So far they don't. But I can tell they're sitting a little higher than they should be. It's not the strings you bend anyway so it might not be a big deal at all... but I wonder if it makes a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By OliveG
I have a set of small files I bought because I'm...

I have a set of small files I bought because I'm planning on ordering a biscuit for my resonator and set it up the way I want. That should work... thanks.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By OliveG
Agh. Really? Why not file away? Seems like it'd...

Agh. Really? Why not file away? Seems like it'd be easier and more efficient to file the grooves instead of changing the whole nut, no?

I guess I could get a bone one...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 361
Posted By OliveG
A little late but since I just changed mine (both...

A little late but since I just changed mine (both on a strat and a spanish neck reso): I never stretch my strings. I put them on, tune, and I know for maybe the next 24 hours or so, I'll have to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 267
Posted By OliveG
Should I enlarge the nut grooves on my strat?

So I've been playing mostly my resonator for the past 6 months or so. The string gauge is not massive but pretty typical for that guitar (13-56). In the last few days I've started noodling around...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-11-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By OliveG
NGD - Yamaha APXT2

Got this yesterday for my daughter. She's really digging it and so am I! I would have preferred the natural finish but they didn't have any of them. The finish on that one is not what I could call...
Forum: Tab Talk 03-03-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By OliveG
Looking for good fiddle + finger picked guitar tunes

Hello,

I've started playing music regularly with a colleague of mine who plays the violin (I play the guitar). I've recently gone through 'the art of contemporary Travis picking' and I'm really...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-02-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By OliveG
Anyone? :-D

Anyone? :-D
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-01-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By OliveG
Question Ghost acousti-phonic system + hot rails upgrade for MIM strat

I've been drooling over these for a long time now. I'm thinking of adding one to my MIM strat. I guess I'd get the advanced kit...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-16-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,092
Posted By OliveG
Has there ever been an Ibanez Artfield posted in...

Has there ever been an Ibanez Artfield posted in here? :-p I'd kill a puppy for one of them... a friend had one and I got to play around with it but I was 19 and didn't know what I was doing... not...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-16-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 22,092
Posted By OliveG
I love those. I've seen one in a shop nearby and...

I love those. I've seen one in a shop nearby and my jaw dropped...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By OliveG
Thanks! I'm looking for a steel string acoustic...

Thanks! I'm looking for a steel string acoustic by the way, not a classical. I also read that the Lunas are pretty good, although it looks like their action is a little bit on the high side, which I...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-13-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By OliveG
Recommendations for 3/4 size acoustics

Hello,

My 8 year old daughter has expressed the desire to learn how to play the guitar (finally!!! yay!!!). I'm just wondering what would be a good choice. I'll pobably hit the Guitar Center but I'd...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-18-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By OliveG
Well the strap buttons screws on my LTD were very...

Well the strap buttons screws on my LTD were very small compared to the Straplok's, so I drilled with a 7/64 bit 7/8 deep as instructed and then they went in very well, without having to apply...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-16-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By OliveG
I did it on my strat a little bit, but for...

I did it on my strat a little bit, but for another guitar I had it setup by a tech and I was very happy with the results. For an electric it's not very hard but you probably should check your neck...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-16-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,585
Views: 276,971
Posted By OliveG
About craigslist: yeah, not much to see really......

About craigslist: yeah, not much to see really... and the people are not always nice to deal with...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-16-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By OliveG
Yeah, I didn't think so. About the holes being...

Yeah, I didn't think so.

About the holes being smaller: I'm worried I'm going to crack the wood... the screws on these are pretty biffy. But of course I don't have a 7/64 drill bit...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-16-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7,585
Views: 276,971
Posted By OliveG
What's wrong with rosewood??

What's wrong with rosewood??
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-16-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By OliveG
Dunlop Straplok install

Maybe it's the jet lag, I'm just coming off a plane from China, but I'm dumbfounded that this blog (http://www.jimdunlop.com/blog/how-to-install-straploks-a-step-by-step-pictorial/) recommends to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-03-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 616
Posted By OliveG
Well, it does suck because it looks like a...

Well, it does suck because it looks like a beautiful instrument, but like others said, don't obsess over it too much, it's part of the guitar's history and it's not like it's going to detract to the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-03-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By OliveG
That's a beautiful looking guitar, I bet it...

That's a beautiful looking guitar, I bet it sounds killer, enjoy!
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-03-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7,585
Views: 276,971
Posted By OliveG
Wow, I like that!!!

Wow, I like that!!!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-31-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By OliveG
Thanks for the post! I didn't know that about...

Thanks for the post! I didn't know that about jazz solos. And I didn't know about applying the exercises to actual tunes, thanks, that's going to take me a while...

I'm enjoying the study of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-30-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By OliveG
Jody Fisher's beginning jazz guitar method

I'm wondering if anyone here has used this method and what you think about it. I picked it to start 'fresh' with a jazz method, even though I already have a lot of the theory covered (a fairly solid...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-27-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By OliveG
Totally awesome! Enjoy!

Totally awesome! Enjoy!
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-26-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,626
Posted By OliveG
So did anybody get guitar gear for Christmas? I...

So did anybody get guitar gear for Christmas? I got a Joyo Vintage Overdrive pedal. I like it! And I guess my MIM strat was an early present from myself to... myself... :-D
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