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Forum: Electric Guitar 10-18-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By kangaxxter
A long time ago Gretsch decided to release a...

A long time ago Gretsch decided to release a mid-range import hollowbody to fill a niche that was pretty empty, only a handful of Epiphones and Ibbanez Artcores were full hollowbody, and only one or...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By kangaxxter
Basically, with one of these Eastwoods, you're...

Basically, with one of these Eastwoods, you're paying for the look. The electronics are almost all generic pickups and electronics. Only a few will sound anywhere close to original versions.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-28-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By kangaxxter
Valco Airline Town and Country....

Valco Airline Town and Country.

https://reverb.com/item/165240-rare-vintage-original-1959-valco-airline-town-country-including-hard-shell-case

The model you're looking at is no longer made, but a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-09-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By kangaxxter
Start with a mixture of handsoap and water with a...

Start with a mixture of handsoap and water with a fiber scour pad (that is, not steel wool), to get the dirt/grease/gunk off, then switch to metal polish, and then buff off.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-08-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By kangaxxter
The guitar is less important than the rest of the...

The guitar is less important than the rest of the rig. With a big fuzz, like a Big Muff Pi, and an overdriven American voiced amp (read: Fender/Fender Clone), you could get that sound from a Les...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-08-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By kangaxxter
T00DEEPBLUE is correct. On a floating bridge like...

T00DEEPBLUE is correct. On a floating bridge like that, it actually doesn't matter which way it goes, as long as it's intonated correctly.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-04-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By kangaxxter
For $500, you could pick up a new Fender Standard...

For $500, you could pick up a new Fender Standard Telecaster, although you'd have to worry about tax.

If you're looking at Squiers in particular, you'll be looking for a Classic Vibe Telecaster,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-04-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 895
Posted By kangaxxter
Meh, the only one I even thought about getting is...

Meh, the only one I even thought about getting is only discounted by 10%.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-11-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By kangaxxter
You'd be looking for something like this:...

You'd be looking for something like this: http://www.guitarfetish.com/Chrome-Badass-Style-Intonatable-wraparound-bridge_p_153.html

Though, I'm not sure I'd recommend that particular one. I have no...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-10-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By kangaxxter
If you can't feel the difference 11oz makes, than...

If you can't feel the difference 11oz makes, than I seriously don't think you have any idea what you're talking about.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-10-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 535
Posted By kangaxxter
Just by checking Sweetwater right now, I can tell...

Just by checking Sweetwater right now, I can tell you that's untrue. Different Stratocasters are varying between 7lbs, 10oz up to 8lbs, 5oz.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-31-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By kangaxxter
A lower-end Fender Stratocaster, like a MIM (Made...

A lower-end Fender Stratocaster, like a MIM (Made In Mexico, e.g. Standard Series, Classic Series) or the Chinese-made Modern Player, would be an extremely good first electric guitar. A common...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-30-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By kangaxxter
HNPD. I almost picked up one of those reverbs in...

HNPD. I almost picked up one of those reverbs in January, but I saw a Eric Johnson Fuzz Face for practically the same price and I just couldn't say no.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-30-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By kangaxxter
That's... actually a surprisingly good video. The...

That's... actually a surprisingly good video. The accent also didn't bother me that much, because I'm American and all those European English accents all sound more or less the same to me...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By kangaxxter
Cool. I (foolishly) traded my TW Big Muff for...

Cool. I (foolishly) traded my TW Big Muff for a... I don't even remember, some MXR number that I quickly traded for a Big Muff Pi.

I regret getting rid of the Tone Wicker, that was a good pedal.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-25-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By kangaxxter
Did you buy it new or used? If you bought it...

Did you buy it new or used?

If you bought it used, I could pretty much guarantee that the warranty is no longer valid.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-29-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By kangaxxter
Really, if you're new at playing guitar the...

Really, if you're new at playing guitar the Fender Mustang 3 will be fine for now. And while as you improve you'll look to get better equipment, neither the Line 6 Spider nor the Roland Cubes are...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,425
Posted By kangaxxter
I think my Eric Johnson Fuzz Face was made in the...

I think my Eric Johnson Fuzz Face was made in the USA, and my Big Muff Pi.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-23-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,016
Posted By kangaxxter
Riffs - 6/10 Pretty much any asshole can...

Riffs - 6/10

Pretty much any asshole can learn to do riffs, though.

Timing - 10/10

Ex-Drummer


Soloing - 4/10
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By kangaxxter
Mostly the size of the case. IIRC there's is a...

Mostly the size of the case. IIRC there's is a couple of small differences in the schematics, but practically there's really no difference.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-23-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By kangaxxter
Yup, though other guitars would work. My...

Yup, though other guitars would work.

My recommendation would be for a solid body guitar with at least one humbucking pickup, like a HSS Strat or a Telecaster Deluxe...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-20-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,866
Posted By kangaxxter
It's true that there are diminishing returns on...

It's true that there are diminishing returns on investment when it comes to guitars, but where the break-off point, where the buyer no longer considers more money a worthwhile expense for smaller...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-07-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By kangaxxter
Original Fuzz Factories were home painted like...

Original Fuzz Factories were home painted like that though.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-05-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By kangaxxter
The big two guitar makers are pretty quick on...

The big two guitar makers are pretty quick on trying to prove real ones from fakes. Pretty much all of them will get back to you in a matter of days, if not minutes.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-05-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By kangaxxter
One, HNGD, I used to be a Les Paul/SG guy, but...

One, HNGD, I used to be a Les Paul/SG guy, but once I picked up my first Strat (that wasn't a Squier Bullet), I never looked back. I love the string spacing and the way it's body hugs yours, totally...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-25-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By kangaxxter
Yes. The Mustang probably has the best Reverbs...

Yes. The Mustang probably has the best Reverbs out of the big four budget modellers (Mustang, Vypyr, VT and Spider).
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-23-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 454
Posted By kangaxxter
If it's an "Inspired by" John Lennon...

If it's an "Inspired by" John Lennon '65 Casino, then the Elitist is the best. If it's the real John Lennon '65 Casino/Revolution Casino, then that's the better one, but not by a huge margin over the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 851
Posted By kangaxxter
Actually, Fender does not have a factory in...

Actually, Fender does not have a factory in Japan, they only have two factories, in Corona, California and Ensenada, Mexico. CIJ Fender's are actually made by the same companies that makes Tokai...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-20-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By kangaxxter
Also, the later Highway 1s are finished in Nitro,...

Also, the later Highway 1s are finished in Nitro, as well.

Anyways, there is also the American Special; a MIA guitar that's got similar specifications to the MIM standard.

Also, if you're looking...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-19-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By kangaxxter
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