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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 103
Posted By metalmingee
Not sure what you really mean here. An Avenger...

Not sure what you really mean here. An Avenger with a Seymour Duncan Invader pickup is what he plays.

Not wanting to copy but get what someone has is a bit of an oxymoron.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-19-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By metalmingee
This is a tough one. The newer Jacksons have a...

This is a tough one. The newer Jacksons have a scalloped neck joint (3 bolts) verses the older traditional big block (4 bolt) joint. The upper fret access is greatly improved. The passive JB can...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 572
Posted By metalmingee
If you go the Thomann route look at a Dinky...

If you go the Thomann route look at a Dinky JS32TQ or a Kelly JS32T. That's probably your best bet new in the price range.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-16-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By metalmingee
Does your tablet have a line in / aux / mic INPUT...

Does your tablet have a line in / aux / mic INPUT or only a headphone OUTPUT?

Plugging the headphone amp OUTPUT into the tablet headphone OUTPUT will at best just not work and at worst damage your...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 572
Posted By metalmingee
Heads up that your Blue Dinky may be a stock 2006...

Heads up that your Blue Dinky may be a stock 2006 DKMGT model - I have that exact same guitar!

For the TS, I'd suggest a more "neutral" metal oriented neck on a Jackson or LTD in this price range...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-15-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By metalmingee
Check the fuses.

Check the fuses.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 532
Posted By metalmingee
Well Slayer uses EMG 81 through boosted JCM800s,...

Well Slayer uses EMG 81 through boosted JCM800s, Exodus (at least Gary) uses EMG 81 through an ENGL Savage and Megadeth (at least Dave) uses custom Duncan LiveWires actives through digital units and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-12-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By metalmingee
Well what do you consider metal? There's a...

Well what do you consider metal? There's a sticky that lists everything we would need from budget to songs/artists you want to sound like, gigging or home use, budget, new or used, etc.

If I had...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-11-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By metalmingee
Changing the pickups will have little to no...

Changing the pickups will have little to no effect on that modeler amp. I doubt you'll feel the money spent on pickups was worth the difference in tone with that gear.

A new amp is what you need...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-11-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By metalmingee
There are some great stickies on this forum and...

There are some great stickies on this forum and really all over the internet to help you with setups. It's basically pick your tuning, pick your strings (gauge - I recommend 9's for starters), set...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-11-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,682
Posted By metalmingee
Don't forget you can really clean up a 6505+ with...

Don't forget you can really clean up a 6505+ with a 5751 in V1 and the PI. The gain knob may be able to go to 6-6.5 now instead of like 4! Add some delay and reverb, neck pickup, and roll the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-11-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By metalmingee
Definitely a metallic ringing so I'd start by...

Definitely a metallic ringing so I'd start by looking a the saddle on the bridge. Then check the tuning machine/peg.

If that all checks out then maybe it's fret buzz. If this just started out of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-11-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By metalmingee
I can appreciate that. If you can buy from...

I can appreciate that. If you can buy from Guitar Center used online in Canada that's a great option. At least in the USA they offer a 30-day no questions asked return policy so you're protected...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 468
Posted By metalmingee
Of that list I'd prefer the LTD the most but...

Of that list I'd prefer the LTD the most but that's just me.

You really need to play these and the necks are going to have a very different feel between them. The LTD and Jackson should feel...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-11-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 618
Posted By metalmingee
Of those two I'd recommend the Epiphone but it's...

Of those two I'd recommend the Epiphone but it's your money. If you want to get the Gibson go ahead but a logo or higher price tag WON'T make you sound like your guitar hero on day 1!

Used is also...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-11-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By metalmingee
^all of this. You can also try the neck pickup...

^all of this. You can also try the neck pickup and toss in some reverb/chorus and delay. It worked for my 5150.

Check your power tube bias as well. At least on the 5150/6505 heads its a little...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By metalmingee
I believe everything but Mesa and maybe a few...

I believe everything but Mesa and maybe a few Marshalls use the Chinese V30s. Let's not turn this into a Chinese V30 thread though - they are great and many (most) Celestions are made in China these...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-08-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By metalmingee
I'd try some economy picking...

I'd try some economy picking here:

Down-Down-Down-Up-Down-Down-Down-Up-Down-Down-Down

That way you're using the smallest, most efficient motion you can.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-08-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By metalmingee
Best POD you can afford and Monitors (and/or...

Best POD you can afford and Monitors (and/or monitor headphones). At least this way you can reuse the POD for a live rig down the road.

If you're cool always being on your computer check out...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By metalmingee
To get back to TS' question, I have 2 Jacksons -...

To get back to TS' question, I have 2 Jacksons - 2006 DKMGT Dinky and 2004 KE3 Kelly both Made In Japan. I also have a 2014 ESP E-II Eclipse.

When I got the ESP I remember thinking how huge the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 361
Posted By metalmingee
Well if you're going to replace all of the...

Well if you're going to replace all of the hardware anyway, I'd focus on finding a nice neck and fretwork at the price you want to pay. . .

Why does it have to be bolt-on? I'm assuming for a lower...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-08-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By metalmingee
You can get some good deals used if you look...

You can get some good deals used if you look around long enough.

Here's a Mesa 2x12 that's just a little less than a new Avatar -...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By metalmingee
That's a ridiculous price for a soft case. Just...

That's a ridiculous price for a soft case. Just buy this Ibanez hard case for $5 less and use any old bag or backpack to carry everything else.

http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/ARCcase
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-06-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By metalmingee
Try blocking the Floyd before you put the springs...

Try blocking the Floyd before you put the springs on. Basically take a stack of business cards or something and wedge then between the bottom of the Floyd and top of the guitar/route. That way when...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-05-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By metalmingee
It's an easy fix most likely. Start by spraying...

It's an easy fix most likely. Start by spraying the switch down with contact cleaner - I recommend DeOxit D5 - that stuff is amazing - and then switch it back and forth for a minute or two.

If...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-05-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By metalmingee
Search Guitar Centers Used section online for a...

Search Guitar Centers Used section online for a Yamaha Pacifica. They can be had for $100 or less and have a great reputation.

As for the amp I wouldn't buy one yet. Just use the Rocksmith game for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By metalmingee
Retrofitting a string through with a Floyd Rose...

Retrofitting a string through with a Floyd Rose doesn't make any financial sense for a low end guitar.

I'd just buy this if you want a Floyd guitar on the cheap -...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-04-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By metalmingee
Modeling amps are a good place to start these...

Modeling amps are a good place to start these days. In addition to the Spider check out the Fender Mustang, Roland Cube, and Peavey Vypyr. Depending on what types of tones you want to emphasize one...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-04-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By metalmingee
Choose your tuning, then choose your string...

Choose your tuning, then choose your string gauge, then do a complete setup starting with the truss rod. On the Floyds you may need to add or reposition springs to get the correct counter balance. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-03-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By metalmingee
Try listening to a Laney Ironheart. They seem to...

Try listening to a Laney Ironheart. They seem to be a good value in Europe.
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