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Forum: Electric Guitar 07-06-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By ibacred
Is that buying them new or used? If you are...

Is that buying them new or used? If you are willing to go used you could get a much better instrument for the money. The low end epiphones have a reputation for being really bad, and having a bad...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-11-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 729
Posted By ibacred
Guitars are meant to be played. You can always...

Guitars are meant to be played. You can always use it as a wall decoration, but you'll miss that amazing feeling of playing the instrument you had to save and save to get.

I would only worry about...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By ibacred
Most of your sound comes from what amp you are...

Most of your sound comes from what amp you are using. If you want a much better sound, you need to upgrade the amp.

If you like the way your current guitar plays and it suits you and the style of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-19-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By ibacred
I saw The Ocean live a couple weeks ago, their...

I saw The Ocean live a couple weeks ago, their guitarist was using a semi-hollow and it sounded fine.

If you want to use one and play metal do it, just play whatever you are comfortable playing :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-10-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By ibacred
Picking Technique

I know how you hold a pick is mostly based on your own comfort and what feels right for you, but I can't get it out of my head that I am playing incorrectly. I've tried correcting my technique,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-31-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By ibacred
I would work on whatever techniques you see...

I would work on whatever techniques you see yourself using. If you want to play folk and country music, whats the point of learning to sweep? Bad example, but you get the point. See what...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By ibacred
Bridge pickup not working

So I recently bought a Parker PDF 100 (ngd incoming!) And the bridge pickup isn't working. I'm getting no sound from it, except it works if I have the coil tapping active. When I have the selector...
Forum: The Pit 07-22-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6,229
Views: 119,341
Posted By ibacred
Ok so disaster incoming, didn't see anything in...

Ok so disaster incoming, didn't see anything in the sticky and I'd like to advice.

Been dating a girl for 6 years now, and I'm at a point where I feel 'eh'. We live together, and it doesn't feel...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-22-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By ibacred
Nice suggestions. I think my rig should be ok,...

Nice suggestions.

I think my rig should be ok, my Laney is one of my favorite amps I've ever played, only other amp I really want is a Mesa Mark IV, but I don't have that kind of cash right now...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-22-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By ibacred
PRS SE Custom 24, new pups

Hey all, its about time for a new guitar in my roster, and I'm gonna pick up a prs se custom 24(or the Orianthi one if I can find it cheap, that sparkle :haha: ). I've played quite a few, so I know...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 819
Posted By ibacred
I stick toward mostly PRS and Carvin guitars, or...

I stick toward mostly PRS and Carvin guitars, or at least I've owned more of those then any other brand (and I'm trying to buy a CE24 right now :haha: )

For amps, Laney makes me happier then...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By ibacred
Could be the pickups, although I like the carvin...

Could be the pickups, although I like the carvin better on chunky gain settings and clean settings over the other two. I thought single coils are suppose to be 'worse' for higher gain then...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By ibacred
Certain guitars sound much worse through the same amp?

Ok, forgive me if this is a complete noob question, but here goes.

I got a Laney GH50L recently, and I love the way it sounds...but only with my carvin guitar. I tried the other two guitars I own...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-21-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By ibacred
Yeah I know, that's my problem. If it helps, we...

Yeah I know, that's my problem. If it helps, we sound most similar to Opeth on Ghost Reveries. That's about as simple as I can get :(
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-21-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By ibacred
Another new amp thread? Go figure

Sorry for yet another 'I need a new amp thread' but I am just looking for suggestions.

Price- Somewhere between $500 and $1000, preferably lower but I'll see what happens

Location- Northern IN...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-14-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By ibacred
I actually got a Laney VH100r recently. I need...

I actually got a Laney VH100r recently. I need to update that sig :haha:

I'm most interested so far in the Kelly or a Destroyer. I don't know, I started gassing for an explorer recently and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-13-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By ibacred
Looking for something explorer-like

Basically what the title says. I love the shape of the explorer, and don't mind the balance (just feels different from everything else I've played, it weird to explain) so I started looking for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-12-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,822
Posted By ibacred
Prog, sludge, general metal player here Guitars:...

Prog, sludge, general metal player here

Guitars:
PRS Custom 24 - C# tuning, green/teal finish

Carvin CT6, teal quilt - E tuning, general whatever

Gibson Explorer, White - C standard

Gibson Les...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-06-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 801
Posted By ibacred
HNAD! This isn't helping my GAS for a vh100r...

HNAD! This isn't helping my GAS for a vh100r either...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-03-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10,004
Views: 523,074
Posted By ibacred
I got a carvin guitar recently (used), and I'm...

I got a carvin guitar recently (used), and I'm looking to change string gauges. I don't actually know what's on it right now, but I want to put on 11-52's. It has a wilkinson tremolo, which is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-30-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 3,964
Posted By ibacred
What I currently own Epi lp standard plus top...

What I currently own

Epi lp standard plus top pro - E standard-Drop D tuning, whatever I need that for

Carvin Bolt Strat- D standard tuning, what my group plays in (main guitar)

ESP EC-400, Open C...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-28-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 72,018
Posted By ibacred
6/10 because no amp, but damn that shredmachine...

6/10 because no amp, but damn that shredmachine is awesome

Everything in sig, except my laney vh100r head into a carvin 2x12
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-28-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 633
Posted By ibacred
What do you listen for when you here music with...

What do you listen for when you here music with good guitar and bass? I always found myself listening to the guitar, then feeling the urge to play and follow along with it. That's why I chose...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-10-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,234
Posted By ibacred
I bought a used carvin guitar online and had it...

I bought a used carvin guitar online and had it shipped to my door. It had a little fret buzz on it, so I took it to my local guitar center. I explained I bought it online (and they looked up the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-09-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,529
Posted By ibacred
Try looking on guitar center's used section on...

Try looking on guitar center's used section on their web site. They have very good prices on most of their used stuff.

Like gary said, try to go to a shop and try some out before you order...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-09-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,529
Posted By ibacred
Mandatory question incoming: what amp are you...

Mandatory question incoming: what amp are you using?

If your amp is fine, I'd personally go with the PRS. The SE Series guitars are fantastic.

Are you willing to buy used? You could score a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-31-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By ibacred
Teaching someone to play, need tips

Hey all, my buddy decided he wanted to learn to play guitar about 9 months ago, but he hasn't had much inspiration to play and has just kind of fizzled out.

He is very basic, I'd say total he's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-31-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By ibacred
Which Vypyr?

Hey all, I recently started practicing more away from home then at home, and it's hard to lug around an amp head and a 2x12 :haha: So I wanted to get a cheap combo amp to take around with me. My...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-29-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By ibacred
Go to the GG&A forum and use the sticky, they...

Go to the GG&A forum and use the sticky, they will guide you to a suitable amp.

As far as where to find good used gear, try craigslist (try them out before you buy) and guitar center's used section.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-26-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By ibacred
Strings are all the same height. I held down the...

Strings are all the same height. I held down the first and 17th fret on low E, and there is still a gap between the string and the fret board on the 12th fret.

I tried calling my local guitar...
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