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Forum: Electric Guitar 12-14-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By GS LEAD 5
You could probably get something like that dine...

You could probably get something like that dine by RAN or Ormsby for about 1500-2000 dollars or so, tops 2500. I once gave RAN a pretty crazy spec, came to only 3000 Euros, that's about 2500USD. I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-05-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Why not get a 31 band rack eq? Keep your single...

Why not get a 31 band rack eq? Keep your single 10 band in front and use a 31 band rack in the loop?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-01-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By GS LEAD 5
40000 gbp? whoa, that's massive. I thought a 5...

40000 gbp?
whoa, that's massive.

I thought a 5 axis CNC would come in at under 20,000 dollars? That's what I
based my calculations on. 40k GBP converted to rupees is 4 times the cost :/

I look him...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-30-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Theoretical for now. One B Plan will be chosen...

Theoretical for now.

One B Plan will be chosen from submissions, and that will be given funding as well as space in an incubation center.

HMI factory? Wait, Jackson builds guitars in India? Wut?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-30-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By GS LEAD 5
You're forgetting that prices here are massively...

You're forgetting that prices here are massively jacked up due to import taxes. Not only that, what in the west would be considered a low end guitar (say USD300 or R's 20000) here it is considered...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-29-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By GS LEAD 5
More manual methods with skilled luthiers. My...

More manual methods with skilled luthiers. My city has a shortage of those.

The guaranteed consistency of the CNC machine is needed. Thats the only way a product made by a local company can hope to...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-29-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Yes, the CNC machines will be expensive. However,...

Yes, the CNC machines will be expensive. However, they would be able to maintain levels of fit and finish comparable to bigger players in the market. Due to import tax regulations, an ESP MH401 would...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-26-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Yeah it'll have to be CNC. I guess only assembly...

Yeah it'll have to be CNC. I guess only assembly will be done by hand, assembly and paint and stuff.
On phone, watching the video once I get home.

Do you have anything regarding finishing of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-26-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 812
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Guitar assmbly line/workshop

So I took on this college project. The basic idea is to write a paper on a B plan for a guitar assembly line/workshop.

Now I have managed to gather data regarding parts, but I'm at a loss regarding...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 11-17-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Question regarding forum rules

I'm not a new user, but I thought this was the most appropriate place to post.

I entered my band in a competition that needs votes.
Is it within the rules to post about it here and ask for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-17-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By GS LEAD 5
DOUBE POST BECAUSE I RAN OUT OF CHARACTERS IN...

DOUBE POST BECAUSE I RAN OUT OF CHARACTERS IN PREVIOUS POST.



If it's close, it's cool. I prefer playing in the classical position anyway, it will only matter when standing which will only be at...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-17-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By GS LEAD 5
My 338 has a satin finish, it's already getting...

My 338 has a satin finish, it's already getting glossy around the region where you'd anchor, and my older MH100QM had a rubbed away region in the same place.

Mind, muck isn't an issue. I wipe down...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-17-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Okay, though I won't be gigging THAT frequently,...

Okay, though I won't be gigging THAT frequently, I do sweat a lot from my hands. So would a natural satin finish be more practical?

I already play a Mahogany 8 string, and I love the low end growl,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By GS LEAD 5
I didn't want to go for a maple neck, and the...

I didn't want to go for a maple neck, and the other option was maple/mahogany 5pc. Didn't want so much mahogany.

What do you suggest? I did spec an oil finish for the neck and body though. Looking...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Understood. I'll post an update once I get a...

Understood.
I'll post an update once I get a response.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By GS LEAD 5
I agree, but I am not very experienced. Hence I...

I agree, but I am not very experienced. Hence I wanted to know if there were any fatal flaws in the choice of wood or pickups or scale that might lead to buyers regret :haha:

EDIT: And my choice of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Yeah, I will be slanting it. You're right. My...

Yeah, I will be slanting it.

You're right. My calculations for using the 4'' laces were based on a 25.5-28 inch scale, which I just realized. Yeah, won't fit. 4.5'' definitely needed.



That they...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Opinion of specs for custom guitar?

So I intend to order a RAN Crusher 8 soon. I asked Dariusz for a quote, should be a day or two.

Either way. This is the rough basic spec I decided on. I'm skipping the unimportant details like...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Atomic Amps is owned by Fractal Audio. So I'm...

Atomic Amps is owned by Fractal Audio. So I'm willing to bet at least some of the Axe Fx tech trickled down on to this, if it isn't simply a standalone modelling block with algorithms lifted right of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Depends on what kind of sound you want. If you...

Depends on what kind of sound you want.

If you want instant djentmachine, POD.

If you want a more "real amp" feel, 11r.

Both are great units, but each has its own individual tone tbh.

That said,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-14-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By GS LEAD 5
You, sir, are behind the times :haha: I meant...

You, sir, are behind the times :haha:

I meant THIS: http://stringtensionpro.com/

MUCH better. Select scale length. Select target tension. Select string material. Boom, auto generates string...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-14-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By GS LEAD 5
You''ll manage fine on a 25.5'' in drop A but...

You''ll manage fine on a 25.5'' in drop A but ONLY if you have the right guage.

I use 11-90 for F# standard on a 25.5'' 8 string.

My low B is a 66 guage.

For drop A, I would recommend at least a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 598
Posted By GS LEAD 5
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Forum: Electric Guitar 11-05-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Visually, I'm not really fussed so long as it's a...

Visually, I'm not really fussed so long as it's a natural finish. It's build playability and tone that I am bothered about.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-05-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By GS LEAD 5
That's sad to hear :sad: Either way. I've...

That's sad to hear :sad:

Either way. I've narrowed it down to the following.

Strandberg (first preference)
Rest-
Ormsby
Ran
Skervesen
Mayones
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-05-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By GS LEAD 5
I'll check out Siggery. I emailed Patrick from...

I'll check out Siggery.

I emailed Patrick from Hufschmid. Seems he doesn't build 8 strings with fanned frets :sad:

EDIT: I cant find any contact details on Siggery's page?
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-05-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By GS LEAD 5
I tried out Skervesens quote for, getting a...

I tried out Skervesens quote for, getting a figure of about 2800USD for a full custom. Pretty reasonable, considering the same spec got me a quote from ESP for 9 grand :haha:

I also noticed...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-04-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Don't really want to go used to be honest, i...

Don't really want to go used to be honest, i know, not very rational, but yeah. Plus, living in India. Nonexistent used market here.

Anyway, not looking for a guitar/bass hybrid.

How good are...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-04-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By GS LEAD 5
Both the Wes Lambe and the Novax guitars, I find...

Both the Wes Lambe and the Novax guitars, I find aesthetically a bit weird. Especially the offset middle pickup.

The Ran looks hell tasty. Fan is a bit more pronounced than I originally wanted, but...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-03-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By GS LEAD 5
I checked out their page, pretty intriguing. I...

I checked out their page, pretty intriguing. I love their fretboard options, especially the 12-26th fret scallop.

Any other suggestions?
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