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Forum: Electric Guitar 07-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By billyTheShears
This. On Thomann the Harley Benton kits are at...

This. On Thomann the Harley Benton kits are at most 10 cheaper than similar Harley Benton guitars, and then you've got to buy the paint, so if you want the best value you should probably look for a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By billyTheShears
Thanks! With humbuckers I can't resist to add...

Thanks!



With humbuckers I can't resist to add features :)



Almost funnier than playing! Cool shape, maybe a bit creepy, I'll consider that for my next build...if I ever
build another one,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-15-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By billyTheShears
NGD: Valkyrie (garage build)

PREAMBLE
While playing Valkyrie Profile on my phone I thought that Valkyrie would be a nice name for a guitar, I've told about this to a friend and he liked the idea, since he has got some...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 410
Posted By billyTheShears
Here. :haha:...

Here. :haha:

http://i1306.photobucket.com/albums/s567/billyTheShears/complaints_zpsfecf5fae.jpg (http://s1306.photobucket.com/user/billyTheShears/media/complaints_zpsfecf5fae.jpg.html)
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-12-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 410
Posted By billyTheShears
Welcome! Take a free beer and relax! :)...

Welcome! Take a free beer and relax! :)

http://i1306.photobucket.com/albums/s567/billyTheShears/A-pint-of-beer-001_zps14a807f2.jpg...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-09-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By billyTheShears
When I saw the solderless wiring on my Epiphone I...

When I saw the solderless wiring on my Epiphone I thought they did it just to cut labor costs :shrug:
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 270
Posted By billyTheShears
Actually for a typical John Frusciante/John Mayer...

Actually for a typical John Frusciante/John Mayer tone you should have three single coils :D

Usually Frusciante uses a set of Seymour Duncan SSL-1 on his strats, it's a bright pickup with scooped...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 270
Posted By billyTheShears
Thanks for sharing your experience, I definitely...

Thanks for sharing your experience, I definitely should try to uncover my neck PAF 36th anniversary, I like it but probably I'd like it better if it was more open sounding and bright



@hitman_47:...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 270
Posted By billyTheShears
Why without covers? Do you notice a difference in...

Why without covers? Do you notice a difference in tone?
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-08-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 524
Posted By billyTheShears
kawaii! really stylish, I'm envious! HNGD!

kawaii! really stylish, I'm envious!
HNGD!
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-31-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By billyTheShears
wow, definitely tons of mojo! I'd be afraid to...

wow, definitely tons of mojo! I'd be afraid to play a 60 years old guitar, I wouldn't want to ruin it. What's the function of those switches? 3 to turn the pickups on and off, what about the other 3?
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By billyTheShears
I had the same problem with one of my squier...

I had the same problem with one of my squier after replacing the pickups, I think that a piece of wire fell into it, had to replace the switch, those asian closed switches are not really meant to be...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-28-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By billyTheShears
some people (like Eric Johnson) claim it improves...

some people (like Eric Johnson) claim it improves the tone.
Personally I've took the backplate off for a while just because I needed to adjust the springs to try different string gauges and to block...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By billyTheShears
maybe that's because the neck on the epi is...

maybe that's because the neck on the epi is wider, so you don't keep your fingers as perpendicular to the fretboard as you use to do on a strat
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-15-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,020
Posted By billyTheShears
there must be a reason why these guitars are such...

there must be a reason why these guitars are such a classic, HNGD!
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-01-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By billyTheShears
congrats! how does the tru-oil finish feel,...

congrats! how does the tru-oil finish feel, compared to the unfinished bare wood?
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-29-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By billyTheShears
cool, I like guitars with a strong personality,...

cool, I like guitars with a strong personality, HNGD!
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-15-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,413
Posted By billyTheShears
hey, what's wrong with self-designed claw-shaped...

hey, what's wrong with self-designed claw-shaped guitars? :haha:

http://i1306.photobucket.com/albums/s567/billyTheShears/download_20140301_17452801_zpsf45cbc66.jpg...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-29-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 279,507
Posted By billyTheShears
Listening to the clips I'd say it's in the same...

Listening to the clips I'd say it's in the same tonal ballpark as the duncan designed sc101 I was replacing but with more bite, definitely what I was looking for, but now I've mounted an area 67 and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 279,507
Posted By billyTheShears
Nice, let us know if you like it, I've tried a VV...

Nice, let us know if you like it, I've tried a VV 54 pro in the bridge of my strat and I wasn't impressed, I should have bought an Injector or a Virtual Solo instead.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-20-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 866
Posted By billyTheShears
I've bought my first electric guitar kit in a...

I've bought my first electric guitar kit in a supermarket, there was just one model available so that was quite an easy choice, then I've ordered a squier hot rails strat on the internet after I've...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 279,507
Posted By billyTheShears
Hi, there are three switches, one for each...

Hi, there are three switches, one for each pickup, for series/single coil/parallel wiring, two push/pull pots to invert the phase of the neck and middle pickup,one switch to use the three pickups...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-21-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7,615
Views: 279,507
Posted By billyTheShears
here are my guitars, nothing special but I play...

here are my guitars, nothing special but I play only in my bedroom so they're good enough for that! ;)
That's a squier hot rails strat bought in 2011 and a squier vintage modified cherry sunburst...
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