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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2005, 04:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By SV300
Woudl really depend on the dealer and any tax...

Woudl really depend on the dealer and any tax tariffs and the like. Aussies pay around 50% more than what I pay locally in Hong Kong (thanks to GST, import VAT, and whatnot).

Not sure how much...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-10-2005, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By SV300
That's what I reckon, but having never spent any...

That's what I reckon, but having never spent any substantial amount of time with an Edge Pro axe, I'm really basing my opinions on what I've seen and heard. Didn't Rich from Ibanezrules.com complain...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-09-2005, 11:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By SV300
The Lo profile version of the OFR IS the Floyd...

The Lo profile version of the OFR IS the Floyd Rose Pro.

Sure the Edge series had the locking posts and all (pity they discontinued them when the Edge Pro came out), but unless I'm mistaken, the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-06-2005, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By SV300
Same trem, but runs piezo loaded saddles driving...

Same trem, but runs piezo loaded saddles driving a GK circuit-board and then a synth.

If you're not going to use a GK system, don't bother with this axe - its no better than a standard Edge Pro...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-04-2005, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By SV300
Was referring to the diameter accross the top....

Was referring to the diameter accross the top. The critical diameter is actually the diameter slap bang in the middle of the V-groove, but as there is no way to measure it easily, we have to assume...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2005, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By SV300
Re: Trems

If its one of them lousy liscenced floyds found in those MIJ Jacksons right now, chances are, you're still going to need the drill.

I personally believe that the bloody undersized trem posts (approx...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-03-2005, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By SV300
But once you get a nice pedal in front and get...

But once you get a nice pedal in front and get settings dialed in, it works very very well, even for more high-gain stuff

Pity mine died after 1 year of basically pure bedroom "abuse" with the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-02-2005, 10:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 872
Posted By SV300
Played both a year ago, I'd go for the...

Played both a year ago, I'd go for the Soloist.

Build quality on the USA Jacksons imho are second to none for a mass-production axe; more impressive than Ibanez quality at that time imho.

The...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-01-2005, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By SV300
Definitely not an RG, but I reckon possibly an EX...

Definitely not an RG, but I reckon possibly an EX (i THINK thats the model?). They were made in the time when shark fin inlays were still deemed cool by the general public :D I reckon shark fin...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-31-2005, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By SV300
Looks like a Lo-TRS (ie Lo-trash) to me. If...

Looks like a Lo-TRS (ie Lo-trash) to me. If you're looking for an axe with a good trem, I'd pass.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-29-2005, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Poll: Which Floyd?
Views: 619
Posted By SV300
You're looking at a hack job either way - its...

You're looking at a hack job either way - its just a matter of getting trem posts redrilled (a job for the drill press), or getting trem posts redrilled along with a small chunk routed out of your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-29-2005, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By SV300
The funny thing is, even though in theory I...

The funny thing is, even though in theory I completely understand why a gate should work so much better in the loop, it didnt work that way for me.

Stuck an ISP Decimator after the pedals and before...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-29-2005, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Poll: Which Floyd?
Views: 619
Posted By SV300
Just finished high school, and now I've got me a...

Just finished high school, and now I've got me a LONG holiday - 3 months gone, 6 more months to go ;) Gotta love the fact that Australian unis start their first semester in March.

And besides, I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-28-2005, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Poll: Which Floyd?
Views: 619
Posted By SV300
Was under the impression that the OFRs had the...

Was under the impression that the OFRs had the whole unit made out of hardened steel. The Floyd II's which specifically stated that it had hardened steel knife edges had a compressed metal (read,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-06-2005, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,762
Posted By SV300
Re: Bridge Tutorial

Other Floyd related bits of info - finding a block of wood to insert between the trem and the cavity, which holds the trem at approximately the right angle saves a lot of time when changing...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-02-2004, 04:55 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 704,150
Posted By SV300
Not a full blown custom, hell, its more of a...

Not a full blown custom, hell, its more of a sleeper than anything; most don't realize its been modded until theyre up close, but nonetheless, a great guitar to play.

Ibanez RG470; only parts stock...
Forum: Electric Guitar Archives 05-01-2004, 01:12 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 106,457
Posted By SV300
...

http://www.pedalgeek.com/images/product_pics/carlmartin/cmrd_big.jpg
Name of Item: Carl Martin Rock Drive

Who It Is Made By: Carl Martin

Features: Modded TS-9 based circuit, symmetrical clipping,...
Forum: Electric Guitar Archives 05-01-2004, 12:48 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 106,457
Posted By SV300
Re: Jim Dunlop GCB-95 "Custom-J"

Inspired by StreamLine, I got out, and bought a brand spanking new bone stock GCB-95 (Revision G) to play with.


Name of Item Jim Dunlop Original Crybaby (GCB-95) 'Custom-J'

Who It Is Made By Jim...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-13-2004, 08:48 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,617
Posted By SV300
The Official "Who to Listen to" List

Seeing that the who to listen to list in the Musician Talk forum was quite successful, here's the list of who to listen to for the GG&A forum. Very much like the list over in the Musician Talk, this...
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 09-14-2003, 05:28 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 45,878
Posted By SV300
If you've got a place, I'll let rip on a little...

If you've got a place, I'll let rip on a little lead playing for this.
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 09-08-2003, 02:40 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
They look a LOT better in person. THe ghost...

They look a LOT better in person. THe ghost flames that is, not the airbrushed chick ;) I played a Ghost Flame SL1 at the jackson dealer once - heaven :D
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 09-01-2003, 07:12 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
Just checked on my RG - mines actually routed for...

Just checked on my RG - mines actually routed for 1.5cm. Didnt seem to be so much before!

Using a 10-46 set, Eb, the high E goes up 3 semitones. Low E goes up about 7 semitones.

The trem claw wire...
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 09-01-2003, 12:22 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
My bad - when you were bidding on that thing, I...

My bad - when you were bidding on that thing, I thought it looked like a 37 block. Seems like you've got a 42 block as well!

****ing unreal - I never thought you could route cavities with a chisel...
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 08-31-2003, 07:14 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
I'll dig out that floyd manual, and if theres...

I'll dig out that floyd manual, and if theres anything that might be remotely useful, I'll let you know.
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 08-27-2003, 07:59 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
Hell, and I thought the SD pickup wires were...

Hell, and I thought the SD pickup wires were long! Instead of winding them around the pickup itself, try using some "Nylon cable ties". Dont know what theyre actually called, but thats what we call...
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 08-19-2003, 11:00 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
Uh, maybe try taking out the switch tip?? :D

Uh, maybe try taking out the switch tip?? :D
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 07-17-2003, 07:28 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
no chance in running a single volume with no tone...

no chance in running a single volume with no tone for a passive/active setup.

You can get actives to run without the batteries, but theyll be way too weak to sound half decent.

Basically, 2V2T,...
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 07-16-2003, 03:29 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
A JB or Distortion will get you way closer to...

A JB or Distortion will get you way closer to Megadeth than the Demon will.
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 07-15-2003, 05:23 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
The screamin demons, or hte lil ones for...

The screamin demons, or hte lil ones for arguments sake, are anything but "uber high-output". The full sized hum is only wound at 10K

Names can be decieving. If youre not into 80's metal, chacnes...
Forum: Archives Of The Best Threads 07-14-2003, 05:29 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 117,800
Posted By SV300
...

http://www.jemsite.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=23668

Semi interesting neck joint discussion

Please bear in mind htat the more you take off the joint, the more tone you lose, even with a set neck.
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