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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-13-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By OliveG
Are they available in the US?

Are they available in the US?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-13-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By OliveG
Looking for a good budget cutaway nylon acoustic

The title almost says it all! :-D

I'd be interested in playing some Django-style stuff with it but also hopefully some bossa and fingerpicking. I really want it with a cutaway, nylon strings, I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-14-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By OliveG
Just out of curiosity, how much do you guys pay...

Just out of curiosity, how much do you guys pay for a full setup (truss rod adjustment, action and intonation)? The shop nearby charges $85 ($120 for my 12-strings acoustic) and I find it's a bit...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-14-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By OliveG
But if none of the open strings buzz, doesn't...

But if none of the open strings buzz, doesn't that eliminate the nut as a potential culprit for buzzing?
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-14-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By OliveG
To check if you have level frets, would you fret...

To check if you have level frets, would you fret the string on both ends of the fingerboard and see if there's contact anywhere?
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-14-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By OliveG
Well but if you do that then your measurement is...

Well but if you do that then your measurement is dependent on your action, right? I have ~ 0.07" at the 7th fret and .120 at the 17th fret - low E string...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-14-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By OliveG
That's measured on the low E string at the 9th...

That's measured on the low E string at the 9th fret with a capo on the first fret and holding the string at the highest fret (22nd).

So yours is like .06" then? That's much higher than mine....
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-14-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By OliveG
Question Setup question

I have this new guitar with a slightly buzzy A string. I'd like to get rid of the buzz, and to do that I think I should try to add a little bit of relief to the neck, because it is (I think) a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By OliveG
Well spoke too fast, the A string tends to buzz....

Well spoke too fast, the A string tends to buzz. It looks like the neck could use a tad more relief. Other than that? Total love! The pickups sound really good, especially with a little bit of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By OliveG
Picked up the ES-335 Pro today. Haven't plugged...

Picked up the ES-335 Pro today. Haven't plugged it in yet, but even unplugged it sounds really nice and sustains forever. Definitely a step up from the Dot. It just feels and looks like a more...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By OliveG
Interestingly the truss rod was, well, loose. At...

Interestingly the truss rod was, well, loose. At first I feared it was broken and I had a panic attack, but it turns out it seems OK, I tightened it a little bit and it started to resist. However,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By OliveG
It's going to take a good couple of hours to set...

It's going to take a good couple of hours to set it up right... Right now it's a bit of a mess. The neck will take some getting used to after playing Ibanezes, Jackson Dinkies and the likes. By...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-09-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By OliveG
NGD - from hollow body rags to riches - sort of...

So I received my Epiphone Dot tonight. According to the serial # it was made at the Saein Plant in Korea in July 1999. It's got the Gibson truss rod cover. Could this be one of the better ones (made...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-07-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 899
Posted By OliveG
A Ghost bridge with hex and acoustic saddles...

A Ghost bridge with hex and acoustic saddles would be very high on the top of my list... and a D-tuna.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-06-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
So, loooong story short... after I was told 5...

So, loooong story short... after I was told 5 days ago that the 335 Pro was a discontinued model, that they had none in stock, that they had no shipment planned and "in a nutshell you might as well...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-02-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
Nevermind, found a somewhat cheap and in...

Nevermind, found a somewhat cheap and in supposedly very good condition dot on ebay, I went for that, for now. If I don't love it, won't be too much hassle to sell it and get the AS93 instead...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By OliveG
Ibanez AS93 - now with good pickups?

I'm thinking of getting an Ibanez AS93. They are fitted with Super 58 Custom pickups. I've seen lots of people praise these guitars, but mention that the pickups were so-so and often needed to be...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
According to the guy I talked to, there was zero...

According to the guy I talked to, there was zero in stock and no orders planned. It's discontinued... I'll just order the Ibanez AS93. :-)
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
Christmas? :-D I don't know... Do they have...

Christmas? :-D I don't know... Do they have anything for Black Friday? Like a general coupon you can use on whatever you like? Or you just hope to be lucky and that the model you want will go on...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
Well how does one get a discount on musician's...

Well how does one get a discount on musician's friend? Call and ask?
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
What the hell are we supposed to do if GC goes...

What the hell are we supposed to do if GC goes out of business?

I got a nice 15% off coupon about a month ago which was good for almost anything at the time (usually the list of exceptions is longer...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
Well we must help them and buy more guitars! :-D

Well we must help them and buy more guitars! :-D
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By OliveG
The AS93 is bigger than the AM93, right? PUs are...

The AS93 is bigger than the AM93, right? PUs are the same? No coil split as far as I can tell but I guess that's a relatively easy mod...

I'm looking for a good quality semi-hollow. I initially...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-01-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
Well, I had to cancel it. No item in stock, and...

Well, I had to cancel it. No item in stock, and they don't expect any more shipments since it's been discontinued. Bummer. Guess I'll look for a used one... But they're tough to find in...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-31-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
Staff at GC did not mention an inventory issue...

Staff at GC did not mention an inventory issue when they placed the order so I'm surprised...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-31-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 577
Posted By OliveG
Guitar Center order status says backordered

I finally was able to buy the Epi ES-335 Pro I've been wanting for ages. I actually went to the store and they ordered it for me, got a 10% discount in the process. That was last night. Today the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-22-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By OliveG
OK, that's a good idea, thanks, I'll try it if it...

OK, that's a good idea, thanks, I'll try it if it starts getting wonky again...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-21-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By OliveG
Well it seems weird but it seems fixed. Tonight I...

Well it seems weird but it seems fixed. Tonight I played and while last night it was the neck pickup that wouldn't make a sound, today it was the bridge pickup. Well, fait sound for both. Then I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-21-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By OliveG
Great advice, thanks everybody!

Great advice, thanks everybody!
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-21-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By OliveG
Wonder if I could just use regular WD40?

Wonder if I could just use regular WD40?
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