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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 271
Posted By patticake
i don't think he was recommending the OP buy it...

i don't think he was recommending the OP buy it :D i think he was comparing it to the country jumbo. (he's sitting on the couch, and confirms my interpretation :D )

oh, yes - the jackson browne is...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 271
Posted By patticake
to the OP, i have played many gloss guitars, and...

to the OP, i have played many gloss guitars, and i haven't found them as a whole to be brighter. while some are bright, others aren't.



i thought the gibson jackson browne was one of the three...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-03-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By patticake
i'm not partial to those lower priced breedloves...

i'm not partial to those lower priced breedloves - they don't sing for me. their higher priced models, now - some of them are pretty special.

you might want to ask seagull. i've never seen any of...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-03-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 130
Posted By patticake
i'd say you got a good deal, and i'm a fan of the...

i'd say you got a good deal, and i'm a fan of the BR-160. maury's always has good prices for blueridge, and here's what he's...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-30-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By patticake
yeah, the seagull S6 is one of the few solid top...

yeah, the seagull S6 is one of the few solid top guitars that can pass for all solid. either the original S6 or the S6 slim if you prefer a slender nut.

if you play 000s, this is a very nice...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-29-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By patticake
used is risky for acoustics at GC - they won't...

used is risky for acoustics at GC - they won't refund your shipping even for store to store if the guitar is messed up, and sometimes the older version of a guitar isn't the same (or as good) as the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-13-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 830
Posted By patticake
i'm not crazy about the guitars on your list. ...

i'm not crazy about the guitars on your list. i'd definitely pass on the APX. they sound very boxy, and no easier to play than any other guitar. i wanted to like them but they just don't sound...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-11-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 616
Posted By patticake
the martin DSR1 is all solid and sounds good;...

the martin DSR1 is all solid and sounds good; same for the guild D-120.

to the OP, retaining value is best achieved IMO by buying used - you can often get 100% of what you paid when you sell. any...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-07-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 616
Posted By patticake
if you love the tone of the martin, get one. it...

if you love the tone of the martin, get one. it is solid top lam back and sides, as is the taylor, which is going to have a brighter sound than the martin. if you love the rich tone, taylor may not...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-25-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By patticake
did you accept the guitar with an approval period?

did you accept the guitar with an approval period?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-21-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 694
Posted By patticake
why not ask taylor? they usually get back to me...

why not ask taylor? they usually get back to me with the answers to all sorts of questions. maybe it was a custom, but i LOVE their GC models.
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-18-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By patticake
i'm a huge fan of ibanez basses from their lower...

i'm a huge fan of ibanez basses from their lower end models to the premium series. good value, light bodies, a variety of pickups available (i have a couple mikros and an SR500, which has barts, and...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-10-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,024
Posted By patticake
i've seen one woman with looooong acrylic nails...

i've seen one woman with looooong acrylic nails play guitar. i can't imagine how she pulled it off, but she was really good and super fast. i know i couldn't do it.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-07-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,695
Posted By patticake
if i were going to start over in this price...

if i were going to start over in this price range, i'd pass on the cutaway and get another seagull S6. if you really need a cutaway, i'd suggest a yamaha FGX730SC with electronics and cutaway if the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-05-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,024
Posted By patticake
my nails are nowhere near that long - i'd say...

my nails are nowhere near that long - i'd say they're about half as long - and when they grow too long, i do find it makes playing a bit harder. shorter nails might help your speed, but the rest is...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-29-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By patticake
i'm a big fan of hofner ignitions, and they sound...

i'm a big fan of hofner ignitions, and they sound great with the right strings, which they don't come with. i had a violin bass that didn't need tweaking or improvements, and sounded excellent with...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-28-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By patticake
lots of guys on talkbass.com like it.

lots of guys on talkbass.com like it.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-26-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By patticake
or you could ask your guitar teacher for some...

or you could ask your guitar teacher for some more song suggestions you could learn.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-26-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By patticake
good choice, and let us know which amp you end up...

good choice, and let us know which amp you end up with :)
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-25-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By patticake
the ampeg sounds sweet, i gotta say. btw,...

the ampeg sounds sweet, i gotta say.

btw, sending you a pm.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-24-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By patticake
since a lot of companies cheat when they report...

since a lot of companies cheat when they report watts, i try not to expect much accuracy in that department. that being said, peak is useless info to me since i don't need to judge power output by...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-20-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By patticake
i don't own any hartke gear, but i was quite...

i don't own any hartke gear, but i was quite impressed with the LH1000, and the hydrive cabs are pretty sweet, too; in fact, i'm considering buying hartke stuff. i wasn't a fan of their all aluminum...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-20-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By patticake
i really like gibson acoustic guitars and some of...

i really like gibson acoustic guitars and some of their electric guitars and basses, but their so-called innovations are mostly gimmicks, imo, which don't really bring anything to the party.

btw,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-16-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,382
Posted By patticake
the glue between the laminations inhibits...

the glue between the laminations inhibits transfer. glue doesn't vibrate at higher frequencies as well as wood and it isn't going to be the same density as the laminations it's gluing.

while each...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By patticake
no guitar in your price range is going to sound...

no guitar in your price range is going to sound decent, particularly if you're going for a smaller guitar. also most cheaper guitars tend to be dreads. you could try the ibanez PN15 parlor guitar,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-12-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By patticake
would this work on my mikro?

would this work on my mikro?
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-11-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By patticake
i don't care for orange amps in most cases, and i...

i don't care for orange amps in most cases, and i love the PF500 and PF800, but for punk orange might be just the ticket.
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-10-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By patticake
to a great degree i was thinking fool the ear. ...

to a great degree i was thinking fool the ear. if it sounds deeper... well, it might as well be, even if it isn't, ya know?
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-09-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By patticake
have you tried using an octave pedal? failing...

have you tried using an octave pedal?

failing that, you can make your bass sound fatter with a bassier timbre by messing with settings and different kinds of strings. even different pickups sound...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-09-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By patticake
the thing is that if you want a rich, louder...

the thing is that if you want a rich, louder tone, you need that bigger body. you don't mention a budget, but the cheaper thin body acoustics usually sound like cardboard like the yamaha APX series....
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