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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-07-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
Ok then. The single coil + humbucker thing just...

Ok then.

The single coil + humbucker thing just meant that I have a reference level for a hum that is created by a single coil and a humbucker on my other guitars, so I had that as a base level for...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-07-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
My general idea for choosing to be able to...

My general idea for choosing to be able to individually select the single coils was so that I could combine for example the north coil of the neck with the south coil of the bridge, or the north...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-06-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
Thank you very much, I'll try to incorporate it...

Thank you very much, I'll try to incorporate it into the other wiring diagram I made and then post the result sometime this evening (for me in a about 9-11 hours).
I'll also incorporate Bare...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-05-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
I've been looking through some wiring diagrams...

I've been looking through some wiring diagrams and I think I figured out the whole part ofter the 5-way switches.
http://oi50.tinypic.com/1g0mjb.jpg

There is a volume-cap between the middle and left...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-04-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
Useful in what regard? Doesn't it basically do...

Useful in what regard? Doesn't it basically do the same/have the same application for me in this particular situation?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-04-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
I wasn't sure what a blend pot is, but it seems...

I wasn't sure what a blend pot is, but it seems that it could create any kind of mix of the pickups, right? And it has a "stop" in the middle, so it could also function as a pure toggle/3-way switch,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-04-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
You're right, that's too many switches. I did a...

You're right, that's too many switches.
I did a little research because I like the idea of the mentioned wiring, and I came up with this (mainly to reduce it to a more traditional Explorer...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-04-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
Would the wiring be more complicated if I got...

Would the wiring be more complicated if I got another 3-way switch, just like the Explorers usually have and have it select what is being combined (neck humbucker, both, bridge humbucker). Each 5-way...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-04-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
That's a cool idea. Would any regular 5-way...

That's a cool idea. Would any regular 5-way switch do the job?
Or does it have to be something like this?

Fender 5-way super switch
http://www.thomann.de/gb/fender_5waysuperswitch.htm

Megaswitch...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-04-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
The only 4-Way switch I could find is the Fender...

The only 4-Way switch I could find is the Fender 4-Way (Tele), all other switches were 3-way or 5-way.
What exactly would parallel do? I'm kinda new to this, had all my soldering jobs done by a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-03-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By someone_random
Wiring two Humbuckers with two 4-Way Switches

Hello people of UG,

I am in the process of building my own custom guitar (Gibson Explorer type) and I am in need of a wiring expert.
Right now my plan is to use the Bare Knuckle Aftermath Pickup set...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-18-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By someone_random
So, I have made a decision and bought the ......

So, I have made a decision and bought the ... 450S.
It leaves me with money to spend on a decent amp, has the (for me at least) the same feel and a good sound and it is was made in the same factory...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By someone_random
Ibanez RG1570 or S450?

Hello fellow UGers,

as my birthday is coming closer, I was out looking for a new guitar.
I was trying out an Ibanez RG 1570 (~700) and it felt very good when playing. Just when asking an employee...
Forum: The Pit 09-14-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 7,710
Posted By someone_random
...

http://rambase.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/the-black-swan.jpg
Story of the Year - The Black Swan (had it already in non-physical...
Forum: The Pit 09-13-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 5,149
Posted By someone_random
brokeNCYDE Slipknot

brokeNCYDE
Slipknot
Forum: The Pit 08-16-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 6,557
Posted By someone_random
Sound is "only" air or objects...

Sound is "only" air or objects vibrating at specific frequencies your brain makes into audible/understandable sound.
So when you speak you hear a small bit of yourself through your ears, but most of...
Forum: The Pit 08-14-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 5,798
Posted By someone_random
Ryan Phillips and Phillip Sneed from Story of the...

Ryan Phillips and Phillip Sneed from Story of the Year (energetic as hell live)
a classmate who had been playing for some 8 years or so started to improvise after a verse of "Hit the Road Jack" in...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-10-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By someone_random
Thanks, that makes my second theory true as...

Thanks, that makes my second theory true as well.



Thanks, I knew that by using my theory I would only play in different scales and not really use modes, but I needed that to help myself understand...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-10-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By someone_random
Another Thread about Modes

Let's start off with some info about me (skip to first line if you don't want to read this):
I am playing guitar for around 1 year and four months now, I already have the same or even superior...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-25-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By someone_random
I used a black permanent marker once and after...

I used a black permanent marker once and after heavy use for a few weeks it started to blur. This will/may happen when you scratch it with the pick or when you anchor, or just over time because you...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-24-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,491
Posted By someone_random
He painted the original black, then white and...

He painted the original black, then white and years later added red:
(Quote from Wikipedia, Frankenstrat (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankenstrat))


You can see it in this picture: Hi-Res image of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-22-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By someone_random
(sorry for triple post) Here it is, finished and...

(sorry for triple post)

Here it is, finished and ready to play:

http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/4650/dsc00633a.th.jpg (http://img190.imageshack.us/img190/4650/dsc00633a.jpg/)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-21-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By someone_random
Update with pictures: Applied around 12 layers...

Update with pictures:

Applied around 12 layers of clear.
Looks awesome in nature, the photos don't do it justice (camera phone), but you get the basic idea. The bevels are very small, just the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-20-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By someone_random
Thanks. Thanks, I wasn't sure what tape would...

Thanks.



Thanks, I wasn't sure what tape would leave residue.



I just found the product page and I guess I will use this (http://www.krylon.com/products/fusion_for_plastic/) for the color and...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-19-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By someone_random
Spraying my Pickguard

Hello and welcome to my first project: Repainting my pickguard.


I was thinking of spraying the white pickguard of my Yamaha Pacifica 112J black and maybe leave a white border or add white EVH-like...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By someone_random
was wondering that exact same question a week...

was wondering that exact same question a week earlier or so...

G/E something (C chord moved up 7 frets = G, and the low e string open = G/E)
Forum: The Pit 04-17-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,286
Posted By someone_random
nice idea, I'm in :)

nice idea, I'm in :)
Forum: The Pit 04-15-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 148,067
Posted By someone_random
Another Bo Burnham...

Another Bo Burnham one...

http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/341/15064773.jpg
meh...
Forum: The Pit 04-15-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 148,067
Posted By someone_random
Bo Burnham! :D :D nice ones

Bo Burnham! :D :D
nice ones
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 04-15-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By someone_random
very nice. I like the solo in When In Rome Do...

very nice.

I like the solo in When In Rome Do What Romans Do.
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