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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 06:53 PM
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Posted By riffhog
Happy birthday doood! Maybe your buddy will just...

Happy birthday doood!
Maybe your buddy will just GIVE you that 57 LP as a gift. At $3K it may as well be. That 57 you mentioned the other day....is that the real deal??! Original 1957??!!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 40,164
Views: 355,173
Posted By riffhog
Dang, I'm so busy at work I have to post &...

Dang, I'm so busy at work I have to post & run. If someone sees Offworld on here, please let him know about this post. It's about the bass strings he, Dan, & I had talked about a couple days ago. The...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-03-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 580
Posted By riffhog
Run like your hair is on fire. They are nowhere...

Run like your hair is on fire. They are nowhere close to a Soldano sound no matter what anyone says. A friend of mine has one, & he'd rather play with no amp than plug that thing in.

Edit: Even Mike...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-03-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 580
Posted By riffhog
If you want an SLO sound for cheap, a Jet City is...

If you want an SLO sound for cheap, a Jet City is a good way to go. I own a SLO with the depth mod, & at lower volumes especially, you probably will get very close with a JC.
At stage volumes there...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 40,164
Views: 355,173
Posted By riffhog
Thanks for that. Best post I've read today...

Thanks for that. Best post I've read today besides the one about free bass strings :haha:
Fascinating article. Next we'll have '57 Gold Tops for everyone :cool:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40,164
Views: 355,173
Posted By riffhog
I could not have said it any better. One of the...

I could not have said it any better. One of the biggest dilemmas I've seen in my time, & probably the most unsettling because they could be recruiting followers anywhere by using the internet &...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 40,164
Views: 355,173
Posted By riffhog
I like the schoolyard analogy...al qaeda &...

I like the schoolyard analogy...al qaeda & isis are like a pair of 1st graders taunting a big 6th grader. They'll keep insulting, kicking, & threatening the 6th grader until the 6th grader just...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 40,164
Views: 355,173
Posted By riffhog
I'm not sure what sizes they are, but IIRC...

I'm not sure what sizes they are, but IIRC they're light or medium-light gauge Dean Markleys. I'll check when I get home & get back to you guys tomorrow. Glad to send you some if it's something you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40,164
Views: 355,173
Posted By riffhog
DON'T DO IT! I have multiple sets of brand new...

DON'T DO IT!

I have multiple sets of brand new bass strings that were given to me. 4-string & 5-string sets. PM me your address if you're interested, & I'll give you a couple sets. Save your money!...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,079
Posted By riffhog
OK, I'll do what I always do, & suggest...

OK, I'll do what I always do, & suggest re-amping.
Number 1 : IT F#@KING WORKS :haha:
Number 2 : It's not that expensive considering all the other cool shit you already have
Number 3 : It sounds...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 581
Posted By riffhog
Check out 65 Amps. The Soho I had was unreal with...

Check out 65 Amps. The Soho I had was unreal with a strat. I actually regret selling that thing. Nothing can touch a 65 or Divided By 13 for single coils IMO. Lot of money, but what hell. It's a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By riffhog
Depends on how much you want to spend. I've spent...

Depends on how much you want to spend. I've spent a lot of money to nail that tone, but I virtually duplicated EVH's re-amp(slaving) rig using a 50W Mojave Scorpion instead of a '68 plexi Marshall....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-22-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By riffhog
This is great advice. I could not have said it...

This is great advice. I could not have said it better. I'm a pretty decent guitar player, but I can't sing & play at the same time to save my life, even backup :haha:
I keep trying though. I just...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By riffhog
If you have the correct chords, just start by...

If you have the correct chords, just start by hitting the bass note first or the bass note combined with another note from the chord, then hit other notes in the chord in whatever order sounds best....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-21-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By riffhog
This is the Holy Grail right here. I played rock...

This is the Holy Grail right here. I played rock & metal for 30 yrs before taking my first lesson, & wish I'd started learning theory years ago. You don't need to go crazy learning every...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By riffhog
Really good point about the hybrid picking. I've...

Really good point about the hybrid picking. I've been playing for decades, & just started hybrid picking several years ago, & I'm really glad I learned to hold the pick between my thumb & side of my...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-20-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By riffhog
If you don't like the feel of the thick '59 style...

If you don't like the feel of the thick '59 style neck, get something that feels good to you. Most of my guitars are 1 11/16" or 1 3/4" wide at the nut with approx 18-21mm depth, which are fairly...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 240
Posted By riffhog
One thing being overlooked here is that you can't...

One thing being overlooked here is that you can't physically fit all the separate EQ & reverb pots & wiring for 3 channels onto a 1X12 combo chassis. There's simply not enough space. I discussed this...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By riffhog
:haha: :cheers:

:haha:
:cheers:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By riffhog
If you don't have the skills, you're not going to...

If you don't have the skills, you're not going to sound great on anything. I do agree that having a sound that you love & feels good to you for your style is a huge plus. That's what makes playing...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 336
Posted By riffhog
While I've never tried that particular Randall,...

While I've never tried that particular Randall, I've only heard a handful of amps that can keep up with a 5150 III. They are seriously badass. I actually owned one for a year, & only sold it because...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 698
Posted By riffhog
:haha: Sorry, Arby! I certainly didn't mean it...

:haha:
Sorry, Arby! I certainly didn't mean it that way :o
Maybe the sales guys out here are trained to not be too pushy to keep people coming into the store. In CA they're losing tons of business...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-08-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 698
Posted By riffhog
I'm not GC's biggest fan by any means, but it's...

I'm not GC's biggest fan by any means, but it's VERY convenient for me if I want to try some stuff. Between the San Jose store & San Francisco store, you can try a ridiculous amount of cool high end...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-08-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 698
Posted By riffhog
I walked right by there in April when we visited...

I walked right by there in April when we visited friends in Manhattan (we stayed right in Times Square), & I saw no sign of a GC being built. Weird. There was all sorts of construction going on in...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-06-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 593
Posted By riffhog
I don't know if things have changed, but GC used...

I don't know if things have changed, but GC used to order stuff, & let you return it within 30 days anyway if you weren't 100% happy with it. Maybe they've changed that policy, but I haven't shopped...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-05-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40,164
Views: 355,173
Posted By riffhog
:haha: Flintstone beer opener. I just have a...

:haha:
Flintstone beer opener. I just have a '50s-style heavy-duty steel Coke opener screwed into my garage wall with a basket under it (right next to the beer fridge).
You guys would not believe...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-05-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40,164
Views: 355,173
Posted By riffhog
Cool Likely a bunch of pusses who can't keep up with...

Likely a bunch of pusses who can't keep up with real sportbikes :haha: . That Triumph Triple will run circles around any of them. Badass bike.



Beautiful boxes up there, Greeny. Awesome...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-29-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 40,164
Views: 355,173
Posted By riffhog
Hey guys. :wavey: That's funny 311. We have...

Hey guys. :wavey:
That's funny 311. We have that Bosch dishwasher too, but only because our contractors measured wrong when installing the ******* tile & cabinets. All of our other appliances are...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-25-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By riffhog
I agree. No wah, but the effect is probably from...

I agree. No wah, but the effect is probably from strumming technique. I can strum rhythm parts that you would swear I'm using a wah pedal, but it's just alternate picking from lower strings to higher...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-25-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By riffhog
You may want extra liability insurance as well. I...

You may want extra liability insurance as well. I can see Yngwie Malmsteen winging picks into the crowd now...people dropping like flies, eyes getting put out :eek: The horror, the...
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