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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 258
Posted By monwobobbo
very interesting view that has some good points....

very interesting view that has some good points. personally I find that at the Standard level the guitars are really good and that some of the guitars in the $2000 range seem really solid and worthy...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 258
Posted By monwobobbo
basic answer is yes just about everything is...

basic answer is yes just about everything is lower quality. different pickups, lesser quality wood and of course the things you mentioned. none of that means the guitar won't sound good though. the...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By monwobobbo
I'm sure Tallwood has played strats and more than...

I'm sure Tallwood has played strats and more than one. most of the time he gives good advice but then blows it by letting his prejudices get in the way of otherwise solid info. hoping that after...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By monwobobbo
had one back in the day. really liked the...

had one back in the day. really liked the pickups. neck is bolt on and really didn't remind me that much of any LP profile. the body isn't wood not that you'd really notice. I'd say it's definitely a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By monwobobbo
pretty sure you can find some higher end Squier...

pretty sure you can find some higher end Squier guitars that would fit the bill. guitar shape has little to do with the sound though. kurt's amp etc had more to do with the sound than the guitar. he...
Forum: Classic Rock 12-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 521
Posted By monwobobbo
radio isn't the only place music is played. bands...

radio isn't the only place music is played. bands like the Beatles, Rolling Stones and of course LZ are still familiar to many people that were born after their demise. sure if you ask the average...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By monwobobbo
never played the Eastwood so can't comment on...

never played the Eastwood so can't comment on that. as for the BC Rich it is a really good guitar. very well made and the stock pickups are decent. wouldn't say it was perfect for playing Nirvana but...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-17-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 144
Posted By monwobobbo
good point the issue may be with his guitar.

good point the issue may be with his guitar.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By monwobobbo
ok I can't stress enough that because you have a...

ok I can't stress enough that because you have a tight budget that going the ebay route isn't the best plan. Thomann has a return policy and guarantee etc. giving those up just to save a few dollars...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By monwobobbo
only ships within US. all ebay adds have a...

only ships within US. all ebay adds have a shipping section that tells you where they are willing to ship to. you are way better off getting a guitar from Europe than trying to get one from the US....
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By monwobobbo
I rarely give the "do your homework...

I rarely give the "do your homework answer" myself but will defend those who do if appropriate. I happily give advice but do get discouraged when some posters just want everything handed to them and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By monwobobbo
ok. you might want to check around some more and...

ok. you might want to check around some more and see if there are any shops in your area. you can always call to find out what guitars they carry. buying blind is a tough thing to do, guess I'm...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By monwobobbo
ebay is your friend. see what the guitar has been...

ebay is your friend. see what the guitar has been selling for (completed sales not asking price) for where you live. often you have to go lower for a quick sale.

as for 1st guitar well that's up to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-16-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By monwobobbo
this is a good bet. you already have a multi-fx...

this is a good bet. you already have a multi-fx unit so going the modeling route would be a bit redundant.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By monwobobbo
totally agree that pedal is really bad. tried one...

totally agree that pedal is really bad. tried one at a friends shop and couldn't get a good sound out of it even through a high end amp. do yourself a favor and pass
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By monwobobbo
you can't expect everyone else to do all the...

you can't expect everyone else to do all the work. I answer ?s all the time here and at times do the research as well. thing is that as a poster you can't really get on folks that don't want to write...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By monwobobbo
is doing some homework so hard? I had considered...

is doing some homework so hard? I had considered answering but most pertinent info was already posted. giving you a link like that is a great way to give you an informative answer without having to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By monwobobbo
they're not bad for a lower end guitar. dude do...

they're not bad for a lower end guitar. dude do you have any guitar shops near where you live? seems that if you were able to check out the guitars yourself you'd be better off.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By monwobobbo
no. if you look at the listing it says $18...

no. if you look at the listing it says $18 shipping which is probably not even close to accurate if you want the guitar shipped in something that will protect it. you can contact the seller for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By monwobobbo
no he's saying he did some homework back in 2010...

no he's saying he did some homework back in 2010 and discovered this potential issue with the jazzmaster bridge
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By monwobobbo
I'd be asking some ?s on that guitar. hard to...

I'd be asking some ?s on that guitar. hard to tell from pics but I'd say the bridge isn't original and the pickups certainly aren't. find out the exact model for it and do some research.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By monwobobbo
nice guitar. not to sure you'll get it for $350...

nice guitar. not to sure you'll get it for $350 though as his buy it now price is $450..

I think you need to prioritize what you want out of a guitar as metal is such a wide genre at this point. as...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By monwobobbo
agree. brand names are usually built on quality...

agree. brand names are usually built on quality and succeed in the marketplace because of perceived value. yes quality can slip but not the point. a "no name" can of course work it's way up to "brand...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By monwobobbo
Tallwood buddy you give good advice but often...

Tallwood buddy you give good advice but often ruin it with your prejudices. nothing wrong with alder or basswwod for what the OP wants and at times that may work better for metal. ok you don't care...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By monwobobbo
sounds like you need to stretch your strings...

sounds like you need to stretch your strings really good before locking. you shouldn't really need to adjust your strings daily if this is done. when I was using floyds I could go for a week at a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 536
Posted By monwobobbo
agree. I'd go with a guitar that was designed...

agree. I'd go with a guitar that was designed with metal in mind. as mentioned Ibanez and Jackson both make a wide variety of metal orientated axes. ESP/LTD also makes several excellent metal style...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By monwobobbo
price is often a dead give away. having said that...

price is often a dead give away. having said that you can find nice guitars pretty cheap these days. at the price point you have given I would think you'd have no issues finding a name brand guitar...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-15-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 361
Posted By monwobobbo
you can but it may add some gain or noise.

you can but it may add some gain or noise.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-15-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By monwobobbo
good place to start. your current pedals are...

good place to start. your current pedals are great for Hendrix but won't cover some of the other stuff. you should think hard about a delay as well. your best bet is to see what tones you can get out...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By monwobobbo
looks that way. maybe his father is 39. dude is...

looks that way. maybe his father is 39. dude is obviously shopping with his eyes instead of ears and is stuck on the "bigger is better" thing. this is why Marshall still sells tons of MG stacks and...
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