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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-16-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By PSimonR
Old strings will break if you tune them up and...

Old strings will break if you tune them up and down, especially if your nut is tight / not lubricated.
I've never broken a string tuning up and down.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-14-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By PSimonR
No you need to learn to damp or mute them. Look...

No you need to learn to damp or mute them.

Look for lessons on palm muting and left hand muting. A combination of both will allow you to play cleanly at high volumes. It's not as difficult as it...
Forum: Recording 06-13-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By PSimonR
I think its the compressor on the mic input of...

I think its the compressor on the mic input of the phone.

Every cell phone has a fast compressor on its input (also known as automatic gain control)

What is happening is that the sound of you...
Forum: Recording 06-13-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By PSimonR
Assuming that the interface has a mic input.

Assuming that the interface has a mic input.
Forum: The Pit 06-06-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,145
Posted By PSimonR
Yep. I though about a sort of Saxon design...

Yep.

I though about a sort of Saxon design around the top of my arm, but maybe not.
Forum: Recording 06-05-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By PSimonR
This is why you need a proper audio interface and...

This is why you need a proper audio interface and drivers for it, one with zero latency monitoring.
Forum: Musician Talk 06-01-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,771
Posted By PSimonR
I think 95% of all pro guitarists will be...

I think 95% of all pro guitarists will be "self-taught" in that they might have had a few lessons but very few will have followed the traditional graded tuition way.
I sort of count myself as...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-01-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 456
Posted By PSimonR
You need to take it to a guitar technician. We...

You need to take it to a guitar technician. We can't even tell if its a threaded whammy or a push-in one you need.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-25-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By PSimonR
You don't have a capo for a classical or Spanish...

You don't have a capo for a classical or Spanish guitar on your acoustic guitar do you? or the other way round. Capo for flat fretboards are not compatible with rounded fretboards and...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-18-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By PSimonR
Turn down the treble control. What did you...

Turn down the treble control.

What did you expect - give us a link to how it sounds then you might get some sensible answers..
Forum: Musician Talk 05-07-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 965
Posted By PSimonR
12 scales? What do you mean? There is only one...

12 scales? What do you mean? There is only one pattern which is moved up and down the fretboard.
Forum: Recording 05-06-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By PSimonR
Ask on...

Ask on here

http://forum.recordingreview.com

I'd offer myself but too busy at the moment.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-06-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By PSimonR
Hamer

Hamer
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-28-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By PSimonR
Put...

Put this

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Momentary-Guitar-Effects-Button-Switch/dp/B00LUUO27G

in a box with two jack sockets on it. wire it to short out your guitar when pressed.
Forum: Recording 04-21-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By PSimonR
I try to EQ as little as possible since I want it...

I try to EQ as little as possible since I want it to sound like it did when I recorded it. If an instrument doesn't fit without EQ then I think the arrangement of the song is wrong and will alter...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-18-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By PSimonR
Yes, a combination of tapping, pull off and...

Yes, a combination of tapping, pull off and hammer ons appears to be able to play the last bar at least.

e.g. first 4 notes

8 12 8 4

put finger on 4 tap 8 tap 12 tap 8 and pull off to 4 for...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 04-15-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By PSimonR
I went though all David Taub's rhythm lessons. I...

I went though all David Taub's rhythm lessons. I paid for a month on his Next Level Guitar site. For me it was worth it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-06-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By PSimonR
I'd rather have a scratched good guitar than a...

I'd rather have a scratched good guitar than a un-scratched OK guitar. A new one would get scratched as soon as you use it anyway. Try it before buying.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-03-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By PSimonR
Fine, if you don't mind setting your house on...

Fine, if you don't mind setting your house on fire.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-03-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By PSimonR
http://music-electronics-forum.com/t6723/...

http://music-electronics-forum.com/t6723/

contains a schmatic.

Disconnect each power supply circuit on the transformer secondary and connect each one in turn until the fuse blows - then trace...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-30-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By PSimonR
It helps if the other word is one that is common...

It helps if the other word is one that is common like another Christian name, e.g. David Stuart or Stuart Davidson, and you keep part of you real name in there. Well known cities and place names e.g....
Forum: The Pit 03-21-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,537
Posted By PSimonR
Just carry on playing your current Les Paul then.

Just carry on playing your current Les Paul then.
Forum: The Pit 03-20-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By PSimonR
Get out of engineering and use your mathematical...

Get out of engineering and use your mathematical skills in banking or insurance to make more cash than you will ever get in engineering, OR learn German and move to germany where engineers are...
Forum: The Pit 03-18-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,716
Posted By PSimonR
You can live in a city without a car; just hire...

You can live in a city without a car; just hire one when you need it to get somewhere public transport don't go, or need to move something. Or get lots of friends with cars, Or marry someone with a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-17-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By PSimonR
:y:

:y:
Forum: Musician Talk 03-16-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By PSimonR
Free blues lessons...

Free blues lessons here

http://justinguitar.com/en/BL-000-Blues.php

The tricky bit is to learn to count and play at the same time.
Forum: The Pit 03-10-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 391
Posted By PSimonR
It's too loud. It always is. You can't tell...

It's too loud.

It always is.

You can't tell them though, so wear ear plugs.

I used to mix metal bands with ears full of cotton wool.

Many of the band members are now very deaf and have to wear...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-08-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,079
Posted By PSimonR
$39 for 30 mins is too high for me but do you...

$39 for 30 mins is too high for me but do you think a qualified teacher should work for less than $30 an hour? Any job in law is going to pay you much more than this, when you have qualified and have...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-06-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By PSimonR
Hit it with a hammer.

Hit it with a hammer.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-06-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By PSimonR
Well, I'm not even sure they are pots - the...

Well, I'm not even sure they are pots - the manual calls them encoders and give what the amp is and does I suspect it may be right; can't find a service manual on line yet though.
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