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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By Captaincranky
The Fender should be removed from the discussion....

The Fender should be removed from the discussion. It's an all laminate, while the 2 Epiphones are both solid top guitars.

It has to be mentioned that the Dove and the EJ-200 are both maple body,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 145
Posted By Captaincranky
Well Step, in the case of medium string sets, my...

Well Step, in the case of medium string sets, my concern is not so much for the players, but for the guitars.

I think a great portion of the manufacturers ship with lights, more for...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 145
Posted By Captaincranky
I'm curious what sort of market share do you...

I'm curious what sort of market share do you think these have here in the states. I know you're more likely to find "Rotosounds", on a Brit's guitar. (At least as far as popular mythology is...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By Captaincranky
So, why were you so moved to join today, post to...

So, why were you so moved to join today, post to a dead thread, and tell us all about your new guitar?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 145
Posted By Captaincranky
....[ ]....At the end of the day I think it's...

....[ ]....At the end of the day I think it's very hard to predict how a particular string will behave on a particular guitar - you really need to experiment.[/QUOTE]

Which is more than likely why...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 03:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 145
Posted By Captaincranky
Well, usually the recommendation is...

Well, usually the recommendation is "acoustic lights", (.012 to .053). This is going to be predicated on several things. 1: How well your guitar is set up. Even lights can be uncomfortable when the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-24-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Captaincranky
I don't know as this topic has ever come up...

I don't know as this topic has ever come up before. Certainly not during the time I've been a member.

I just posted this to let you know you're not being ignored. That said, I don't know anything...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By Captaincranky
[/QUOTE]I didn't actually need that explained to...

[/QUOTE]I didn't actually need that explained to me, but thanks for the heads up. ;)

FWIW, the syntax of ther OP was absolutely perfect, at least if you're trolling. :shrug:

Our TS claims it's...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By Captaincranky
Some of the answers you got were Pavlovian in...

Some of the answers you got were Pavlovian in nature. Ring the bell, and people accuse you of wanking on scales.

Your OP was poorly phrased, and so destined to incur some of the responses you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-23-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By Captaincranky
That said, a diatonic scales has 8 notes. If you...

That said, a diatonic scales has 8 notes. If you don't repeat the top note, and still count in 4/4 time, wouldn't that be a hemiola? At least to the extent you'd need a 1/4 note rest to align the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-23-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By Captaincranky
Any guitar, stomp box, case, or amp, I would buy...

Any guitar, stomp box, case, or amp, I would buy from Musician's Friend. I consider that a, "no brainer".

Not in any way am I disparaging Amazon's ethics, reliability, or business practices. I...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-22-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By Captaincranky
Christ, I've created a monster...! :haha:

Christ, I've created a monster...! :haha:
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-22-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By Captaincranky
It's easier, and you can post larger images, if...

It's easier, and you can post larger images, if you do it from a photo account, such as "Photobucket"

1: Copy the image location.

2: Paste it into your post.

3: Select the entire URL

4:Click on...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By Captaincranky
OK, first I've developed a policy which is, any...

OK, first I've developed a policy which is, any solid wood top acoustic goes into a hard shell case. A laminated top model, is OK in a bag. I don't travel, and my guitars don't leave the house. That...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-22-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By Captaincranky
"Nato", is another one of the woods...

"Nato", is another one of the woods being billed as, "African Mahogany". FWIW, usually the next higher line of most maker's guitars, are built with real mahogany. So, nato is being used to meet a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-21-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By Captaincranky
Let me take one more shot at explaining the amp...

Let me take one more shot at explaining the amp situation to you. These amps in the starter packs, aren't what one might call, "true acoustic amps. True acoustic amps have 5 band EQ, 10" or 12"...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-21-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By Captaincranky
Yes. I can't see where it shouldn't sound better...

Yes. I can't see where it shouldn't sound better than that 5 watt Peavey you showed me in that link.

Don't you have friends with AE guitars? Best thing to do would be to plug an acoustic electric...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-21-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By Captaincranky
You know, I have a couple of the smallest Peavey...

You know, I have a couple of the smallest Peavey Vypers, and they work fine with acoustic. That said, I bought a Peavey "eCoustic 208" as well. That's not perfect either.

When you're dealing with an...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-21-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Captaincranky
You came pretty close to it. Although, we would...

You came pretty close to it. Although, we would have liked pictures. :(

With that, I think you may have exaggerated a teensy, tiny bit. We''l chalk it up to "new guitar emotional outburst...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-21-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Captaincranky
You need to learn the I, IV, & V chords in a...

You need to learn the I, IV, & V chords in a number of major keys. These are the chords built on the 1st (tonic), 4th (sub dominant), & 5th (dominant) note of every major key.

A great many popular...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-21-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By Captaincranky
You're likely to be disappointed with an...

You're likely to be disappointed with an acoustic-electric in that price range. If not right away, in a few months time.

Most people here would recommend the Yamaha FG-700 in the $200.00 price...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-20-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 59,106
Posted By Captaincranky
I thought you could buy singles from Stew-Mac.......

I thought you could buy singles from Stew-Mac.... :confused:

Don't see the point though. You'll get killed on shipping.

Why don't you go for the set of house brand cheapies, then yank them if you...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By Captaincranky
Dude, the setup is always brought into question!...

Dude, the setup is always brought into question! Even when there is a lot more money involved than that which you've spent. The primary thing that is of concern is how the neck is set. Which is to...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-20-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By Captaincranky
Well, Gianini's website is sort of a mess. I pull...

Well, Gianini's website is sort of a mess. I pull up one guitar and get the specs in Portuguese (?), and the next in English Then they're telling me it has, "16 frets of alpaca", (which up to now I...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-19-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By Captaincranky
Gibson calls their J-200 a "super...

Gibson calls their J-200 a "super jumbo". I'm fairly sure the Epi EJ-200 is pretty close to the same size. Unfortunately, Gibson is less than forthcoming about the exact measurements of their...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-19-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 472
Posted By Captaincranky
Well, you could try out the Epiphone EJ-200CE: ...

Well, you could try out the Epiphone EJ-200CE: http://www.musiciansfriend.com/guitars/epiphone-ej-200ce-acoustic-electric-guitar

This particular Epi has a good reputation, and a stellar assortment...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By Captaincranky
If you mean 25.5", they virtually all do. I...

If you mean 25.5", they virtually all do. I do kind of shy away from slim body A/E though, as they really don't represent unplugged... :shrug:

If you're looking at the T-5, Crafter also has a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-17-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Captaincranky
I don't have an address on our OP. So I don't...

I don't have an address on our OP. So I don't know which continent to shop the guitar. :confused:

The Red Rancher I showed, is the "basic" model, an goes for about a nickel, ($500.00 USD). It's a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-16-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Captaincranky
I like it in...

I like it in red.
http://www.alsmusicfactory.net/tienda/images/IMG_6345.jpg

There is a certain tackiness the the Gretsch look. I expect you'll get wildly polar opposite opinions about their...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-16-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By Captaincranky
Something this fails to take into account, is...

Something this fails to take into account, is that the ball ends of the strings, are way harder than the soundboard and its braces. So, after a while, the string balls start to eat through the...
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