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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-17-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By XEasyTarget
That's what I thought, but I couldn't get it to...

That's what I thought, but I couldn't get it to work.

I've figured it out now. I hooked the black cable to the long connector that goes to the tip of the jack, and the red cable across the two top...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-17-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By XEasyTarget
Kids Toys

I have this kids toy piano, and I want to get rid of the internal speaker and instead have a jack socket, so I can plug it through a distortion pedal and my guitar amp.

The trouble is I'm not really...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-05-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By XEasyTarget
Thanks for that guide phoenix. Yeah, it...

Thanks for that guide phoenix.

Yeah, it definitely is grounded. changing outlets completely got rid of the buzzing that stopped when I touched the strings. It's now more of a whirr that occurs when...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-04-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By XEasyTarget
Cool, I'll get right on that then. Thanks for all...

Cool, I'll get right on that then. Thanks for all the help everyone.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-04-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By XEasyTarget
Thanks for the info! So to shield the main...

Thanks for the info!

So to shield the main cavity, can I just line it with aluminium foil and ensure that the foil is grounded? Is that likely to show a reduction in hum? I believe the cabling is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-04-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By XEasyTarget
Thanks! I switched outlets and the hum is now...

Thanks! I switched outlets and the hum is now super reduced, gotta go around and find the perfect one.

Another problem has arisen though: When the guitar is upright (as if i'm playing it) it is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-03-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By XEasyTarget
Stratocaster Hum

I have just fitted new electronics to my strat, and there is a terrible hum coming from it. It seems to be correctly grounded, with all ground wires soldered to the back of a pot. The output jack is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-07-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,856
Views: 161,843
Posted By XEasyTarget
gotcha. But safe from what? What might happen if...

gotcha. But safe from what? What might happen if I don't sand all the way down? Will the old colour show through? or will the new paint not stick?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-06-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,856
Views: 161,843
Posted By XEasyTarget
Just a quick one: I want to re-paint a cheap...

Just a quick one: I want to re-paint a cheap strat copy. It has a solid blue poly finish, and I will be replacing it with a cream poly finish. Will I need to completely remove the blue and all the...
Forum: Musician Ads 09-28-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By XEasyTarget
Music Videos

I am based in Staines, just west of london in the UK and looking for some bands and musicians who require a professional looking music video.

I have a degree in Television Production, and can...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By XEasyTarget
Sad to hear it broke :( I love my cub10 to bits,...

Sad to hear it broke :(

I love my cub10 to bits, its my first tube amp too. With a nice OD or Distortion pedal you can get some great rock sounds
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-05-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By XEasyTarget
Laney Cub 10 is $200 on amazon.com I have one and...

Laney Cub 10 is $200 on amazon.com
I have one and I absolutely love it, but it doesn't have an FX loop so probably not ideal for stacking pedals.
I only use one distortion pedal infront of it which...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-30-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By XEasyTarget
Thanks guys! I think when the signal is boosted...

Thanks guys! I think when the signal is boosted (by a pedal etc) the speaker does sound a bit flabby with the lower frequencies. I may upgrade the speaker one day, but I'm not gigging this or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-29-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By XEasyTarget
Thanks! I do like the sound in the recording, but...

Thanks! I do like the sound in the recording, but It just seems so different to what I heard when playing it..? Puzzler.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-29-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By XEasyTarget
UK NGD - Laney Cub 10 - Ibanez SD9M

http://i46.tinypic.com/1pbh43.jpg

http://i46.tinypic.com/2ut3g5s.jpg

http://i48.tinypic.com/2eda91k.jpg

Really happy with my purchases. I definitely felt like it was time for an upgrade. The Laney...
Forum: The Pit 02-06-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,379
Posted By XEasyTarget
incest

wow
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-17-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By XEasyTarget
Thanks for the pickup suggestion! Would they be...

Thanks for the pickup suggestion! Would they be suitable for the genres I play? I've never upgraded pickups before. I play mainly indie/rock (we are scientists, two door cinema club, Darwin Deez) and...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-16-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By XEasyTarget
Looking back I believe it was 150 including a...

Looking back I believe it was 150 including a hard case. It was pretty scummy when i got it, but since having all the strings off to change tuners it's scrubbed up nice! :D

It was used, yes. I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-16-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By XEasyTarget
Tuners are all sorted now; bridge is set up; new...

Tuners are all sorted now; bridge is set up; new strings added, and it plays infinitely better than I ever thought it would. Taking the time to do a good set up works wonders - life lesson learnt....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-12-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By XEasyTarget
I got the tuners today, and they don't quite fit...

I got the tuners today, and they don't quite fit in the holes like the old ones did. Are they the wrong size? or do is this common and I need to file the holes a little? I'm apprehensive to file the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-05-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By XEasyTarget
I decided to replace the tuners, and see if that...

I decided to replace the tuners, and see if that helps. The ones GABarrie (thanks for you help by the way) posted above seem to be exactly the same and are cheap so I was thinking they would be fine:...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-19-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By XEasyTarget
I took the tuners away from the guitar...

I took the tuners away from the guitar completely, then put them back on, just to see how they work and sit in the wood. It looks like bushings (the little cylinders/washers that keep the pegs tight...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-19-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By XEasyTarget
Wine Red Epi Les Paul Studio

I've had this old epiphone les paul studio for agesss. I bought it second hand when I didn't really know what I was looking for, but I loved how it looked and it played better than my starter kit...
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