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Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By jpnyc
Wood isnít perfect. It expands and contracts and...

Wood isnít perfect. It expands and contracts and sometimes that cracks the finish. Just nut up and live with it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 229
Posted By jpnyc
in b4 YOUR HOUSE WILL BURN!!!

in b4 YOUR HOUSE WILL BURN!!!
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By jpnyc
Going from .010 to .007 with a Floyd is the kind...

Going from .010 to .007 with a Floyd is the kind of thing I would pay a tech to do. Iím sure it will work out fine, but someone with experience can just do this as opposed to blowing half a day on...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By jpnyc
Buying MIJ Squiers made sense back when they were...

Buying MIJ Squiers made sense back when they were cheap. But now that the prices have come up you can do a lot better. Just get yourself an MIA strat and you donít have to second guess your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By jpnyc
I use the Fender string cleaner because it covers...

I use the Fender string cleaner because it covers all the strings and itís cheap. Just buy one a year and throw out the old one. The contents of all string cleaners is usually just mineral oil and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-18-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By jpnyc
I believe the necks on the new Dean Zelinsky...

I believe the necks on the new Dean Zelinsky guitars are crazy thin.
http://deanzelinsky.com/collections/strettavita/products/strettavitta-custom
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-17-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 369
Posted By jpnyc
Gibson uses nitrocellulose lacquer finishes...

Gibson uses nitrocellulose lacquer finishes because itís what theyíve used historically, and Gibsonís marketing generally positions the company as carrying on some traditional building techniques....
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-16-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By jpnyc
Iíve seen and played some excellent Epi guitars...

Iíve seen and played some excellent Epi guitars in the last few years. The build quality of a good Epi is easily on par with a good MIK guitar, and those are usually better than MIA Gibson.

You...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-16-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By jpnyc
I donít think Iíve ever had a nylon snap. Theyíre...

I donít think Iíve ever had a nylon snap. Theyíre too stretchy to break and acoustic guitars generally donít have any sharp parts to cut a string.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-14-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By jpnyc
Youíre probably just being paranoid. Some latency...

Youíre probably just being paranoid. Some latency is inevitable, but on a modern computer you shouldnít have enough latency to detect it. Try playing with headphones on or turn up the volume so loud...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-14-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 362
Posted By jpnyc
Some people do it like Morello. Other people walk...

Some people do it like Morello. Other people walk around bent over like Slash. Do whateverís comfortable for your body.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-14-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 572
Posted By jpnyc
IIRC Yaronís speciality is replicas that look...

IIRC Yaronís speciality is replicas that look very close but fix some problems he perceives in the original. Itís kind of tough to keep track of his models because his web site sucks.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-14-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 210
Posted By jpnyc
Buy an EHX Soul Food and pretend it sounds like...

Buy an EHX Soul Food and pretend it sounds like whatever you think a Dumble sounds like.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-14-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 572
Posted By jpnyc
$10,000, and his waiting list is somewhere...

$10,000, and his waiting list is somewhere between six months and a year.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-13-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 409
Posted By jpnyc
Nooo! Itís a hybrid! Their marketing lies! The...

Nooo! Itís a hybrid! Their marketing lies! The fleas in my neck beard make me this way!
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-12-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By jpnyc
Fill with nail polish.

Fill with nail polish.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-12-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 698
Posted By jpnyc
I keep all of mine in cases in a closet. Also,...

I keep all of mine in cases in a closet. Also, buy more than one of the same guitar to use for different tunings or with different pickups. Donít do stupid shit like hang a dozen guitars on the wall...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-11-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 490
Posted By jpnyc
I know where youíre coming from, but there have...

I know where youíre coming from, but there have been threads posted here from guys in bands with three guitar players thinking of moving to eight or nine string instruments because they canít find a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-11-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 299
Posted By jpnyc
For $2200 you could buy three Korean ES-355...

For $2200 you could buy three Korean ES-355 copies and theyíd probably all be better than a 70s Gibson. Or one really good Japanese copy thatís still better than a Gibson.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-11-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By jpnyc
You can convert to a stop tail. But youíll have...

You can convert to a stop tail. But youíll have to look at holes where the Bigsby was mounted.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-11-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By jpnyc
Given the range you want Iíd say buy whatever...

Given the range you want Iíd say buy whatever guitar you like with pickups that can do nice cleans and then use an overdrive to push your amp for the high gain stuff.

Consider EMGs. If you know what...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-10-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 614
Posted By jpnyc
Itís all about the high-end stuff those other...

Itís all about the high-end stuff those other stores donít sell. Because it was in a college neighborhood the old Union Square GC flagship never did a good job of moving the high-end guitars they...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By jpnyc
For $300 Iíd just be patient and score whatever...

For $300 Iíd just be patient and score whatever nice Ibby/Schecter/LTD guitar shows up on Craigslist cheap.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-10-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 614
Posted By jpnyc
Gothamist has video from the new store....

Gothamist has video from the new store. (http://gothamist.com/2014/08/09/video_new_circle_of_hell_discovered.php) Unsurprisingly, a Guitar Center in a giant 24/7 tourist trap neighborhood is the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-08-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By jpnyc
$450 is too much for a faded. A new SG J is only...

$450 is too much for a faded. A new SG J is only $519 on Amazon; youíd be better off saving up a little more cash and buying new to get a guitar with a decent nut and a PLEK job.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-07-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 675
Posted By jpnyc
An EC-1000 is an excellent Korean guitar that...

An EC-1000 is an excellent Korean guitar that rivals American guitars that cost several times more. A low-end Gibson is just a cheap guitar that costs a lot because America dumps health care costs on...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-06-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 226
Posted By jpnyc
You could just buy an Echoplex preamp pedal and...

You could just buy an Echoplex preamp pedal and not have to fŁck around with a big old tape player: http://www.jimdunlop.com/product/ep101-echoplex-pre
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-06-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By jpnyc
The cost of restoration will vary dramatically...

The cost of restoration will vary dramatically based on how well the original guitar was made and how much wear it has. Old Gretsch guitars are hit-or-miss; yours might be incredible or it might be a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-05-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By jpnyc
Get a Les Paul with a 70s neck. They have a big...

Get a Les Paul with a 70s neck. They have a big volute to keep the neck from breaking. Itís also nice for playing cowboy chords.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-04-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By jpnyc
Clean it up and play it for a month or three. If...

Clean it up and play it for a month or three. If you still like it, keep it. Otherwise sell it.
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