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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 546
Posted By HomerSGR
The Studios I've seen with supposed granadillo...

The Studios I've seen with supposed granadillo fretboards have been somewhere between maple and the lightest rosewood in colour. It didn't feel like my Deluxe or Standard Faded's rosewood either. My...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 546
Posted By HomerSGR
Well, do you honestly think that the difference...

Well, do you honestly think that the difference is just cosmetic? (Why even buy a Gibson if you don't want what they're known for?) The Studio may have been intended as a stripped down Standard once,...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7,707
Views: 287,653
Posted By HomerSGR
I hear persistent rumours about something cool...

I hear persistent rumours about something cool coming my way... You know, A Mexican Dueler from Corona, California? ;)
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 142
Posted By HomerSGR
Modding to SSS is quite unusual, unless you're...

Modding to SSS is quite unusual, unless you're reverting a previously done mod. You'll need a new pickguard and the pickup only. And this way you won't have to worry if its routed for the pickup. Be...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 12:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 401
Posted By HomerSGR
Holy... As a player who basically has his thumb...

Holy... As a player who basically has his thumb over the fretboard most of the time, Hendrix-style, I'm not sure I would even be able to play that thing.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-20-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By HomerSGR
It's a natural part of progress and something you...

It's a natural part of progress and something you should welcome.

What happens is not usually that you get worse at playing something you could play well before, but your perception kind of 'zooms...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-19-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By HomerSGR
Is it an older MIJ or the current MIM...

Is it an older MIJ or the current MIM Jackson?

The current Jackson Pro Series is made in Mexico and includes the DK2M with slightly different specifications. The latter comes with a Floyd Rose...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-18-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 151
Posted By HomerSGR
I'm very sad seeing someone did that to what I...

I'm very sad seeing someone did that to what I think is the best looking guitar ever made. It looks to be in good condition otherwise. Many old ones are beat to death.

Yamaha needs to make these...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By HomerSGR
The cracks are located at the two most critical...

The cracks are located at the two most critical areas on the guitar, and any crack at those points should be considered serious, even if they are not that uncommon. The problem here is that until the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-13-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By HomerSGR
Had a Plus Top Pro from 2007 a few years back....

Had a Plus Top Pro from 2007 a few years back. I'd certainly recommend it, and don't think you'd be disappointed with it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-13-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By HomerSGR
It can, and especially if it has a nitrocellulose...

It can, and especially if it has a nitrocellulose finish. What happens if the guitar is cooled down, and then exposed to room temperature is that the wood expands - and the finish can react by...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-12-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 622
Posted By HomerSGR
I had an Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus Top as...

I had an Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus Top as my first electric guitar back in 2007. As you can see from my quite extensive list of guitars in my signature - I've upgraded. People may tell you to...
Forum: The Pit 12-10-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 8,802
Posted By HomerSGR
The Empire Strikes Back changes the perception of...

The Empire Strikes Back changes the perception of A New Hope, Return of the Jedi changes the perception of both. It's the nature of telling a story. That it's despicaple in one case but not the other...
Forum: The Pit 12-10-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 8,802
Posted By HomerSGR
If you don't think it is meaningful, you...

If you don't think it is meaningful, you obviously hasn't noticed that the whole saga is about symmetry and opposites? Light and dark, life and death, believers and non-believers, democracy and...
Forum: The Pit 12-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 8,802
Posted By HomerSGR
One of the literal meanings of the word...

One of the literal meanings of the word "complex" is "Consisting of interconnected or interwoven parts; composite." (Free Online Dictionary).

There's even more to it than the article shows. It looks...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-10-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,346
Posted By HomerSGR
I understand relics as part of a fashion...

I understand relics as part of a fashion statement. To me, they're no different than buying washed jeans. It's the same aesthetic that makes the Millenium Falcon in Star Wars cool. The same thing...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-09-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By HomerSGR
The Moderne, the lost (and mythic) sibling to the...

The Moderne, the lost (and mythic) sibling to the Flying V and the Explorer. How is that not great? A guitar rumoured to have existed, but no one can give proof of. You have to remember people pay...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 8,802
Posted By HomerSGR
According to the theory, the interpretation of...

According to the theory, the interpretation of the whole work relies on it forming a complete picture. It has to first be read in a linear way, from start to finish, and then looked at again,...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 8,802
Posted By HomerSGR
If it is one thing it is not, then that thing is...

If it is one thing it is not, then that thing is "simple monomyth story". That would not be genius, even if he was one of the first to use it.

He does not tell it again, he inverts it. That's what a...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 8,802
Posted By HomerSGR
I'm glad you took the time to read it. I haven't...

I'm glad you took the time to read it. I haven't written it, and I am in no part associated with it except for wanting it to be known.

The Star Wars saga is, by the convincing evidence presented,...
Forum: The Pit 12-08-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Poll: Argyle Socks
Views: 497
Posted By HomerSGR
Who's Argyle and why does he suck?

Who's Argyle and why does he suck?
Forum: The Pit 12-06-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 8,802
Posted By HomerSGR
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http://www.starwarsringtheory.com/ring-composition-chiasmus-hidden-artistry-star-wars-prequels/#comment-497

Just going to leave this here. If you have some free time, and want your view on the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-04-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By HomerSGR
1. How long have you been playing your...

1. How long have you been playing your instrument?
8 years.
2. Do you use an electronic tuner? If yes which model?
Yes. Korg Pitchblack, Korg CA1, Korg GA30.
3. Do you tune by ear or electronic...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-03-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By HomerSGR
The only real trouble with single-coils and...

The only real trouble with single-coils and distortion is to control the hum. Depending on the character of the pickups, they can sound amazing with distortion. Thus many well known guitarplayers...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-01-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By HomerSGR
The product you are referring to and the product...

The product you are referring to and the product Bob Taylor are referring to is as different as orange juice and gasoline. "Lemon Oil" intended for use on guitars or furniture is a petroleum...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-01-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,775
Posted By HomerSGR
To Chapman and Anderton's defense, some of their...

To Chapman and Anderton's defense, some of their videos for Andertons are quite fun to watch. Chapman gets a bit too much at times, but some of their ideas for videos are entertaining as hell. I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-01-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By HomerSGR
If one string breaks, block the bridge in the...

If one string breaks, block the bridge in the position where the remaining strings is in tune if possible. That way you can just tune all strings to pitch, stretch them, remove the block and spend 1...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-01-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,311
Posted By HomerSGR
Played for 7 years, know all the notes without...

Played for 7 years, know all the notes without thinking now and since a couple of years.

However, that knowledge is only secondary for everything but finding the key I think. Otherwise I rely on my...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-30-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By HomerSGR
Did you pull the spring loaded release mechanism...

Did you pull the spring loaded release mechanism too see if it is stuck or did you just expect it to slide over? Sometimes it get stuck and need lubrication.

Having used both Schaller and Dunlop...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-29-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By HomerSGR
Having tried some Epiphone LP Special II's a few...

Having tried some Epiphone LP Special II's a few years back, I would not recommend them. I don't think they're good value quality-wise, and my very personal opinion is that they are horrible looking...
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