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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-15-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By Battery Chicken
Check out the Sigma range, they're essentially...

Check out the Sigma range, they're essentially Chinese laminate (solid top) copies of Martins range. I played one of their 000-28's last week and thought it was one of the best laminate guitars I'd...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-15-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Battery Chicken
The thing with Epiphones is they look great but...

The thing with Epiphones is they look great but generally sound not so great.
Forum: The Pit 03-15-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,889
Posted By Battery Chicken
It all depends on how you define making it. Is...

It all depends on how you define making it. Is making a living making it, or is a stadium tour making it?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-20-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By Battery Chicken
I would say not more that 5 a day or you're...

I would say not more that 5 a day or you're risking turning the instrument into a chore. That being said, I would say 1-2 hours a day is ***ugh for any beginner is ***ugh unless you're having a good...
Forum: The Pit 08-26-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 2,717
Posted By Battery Chicken
Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-30-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Battery Chicken
Derek Trucks is rarely seen without an SG...

Derek Trucks is rarely seen without an SG strapped around his neck. Slide can sound a little raspy, particularly if your using brass and humbuckers can warm that up a little. Single coils can sound a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-06-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,019
Posted By Battery Chicken
Unless you're planning on growing a disgusting...

Unless you're planning on growing a disgusting claw of long nails, you'll never get the attack of a pick. That being said I only rarely use a pick these days, but if there's a call for it I'll use...
Forum: The Pit 05-02-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,880
Posted By Battery Chicken
Was never into Slayer but being heavily into...

Was never into Slayer but being heavily into Metal during the 90's I have always kept an eye on their career from afar. This is really sad news RIP Jeff.
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 04-28-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By Battery Chicken
Seriously dude, I'd consider changing the name. I...

Seriously dude, I'd consider changing the name. I get the whole 'your life is ruined before you born' thing you're going for, but it's easily interperated as a literal sick pedo thing.

I certainly...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-24-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 585
Posted By Battery Chicken
I don't know if you're just a metal guy, but...

I don't know if you're just a metal guy, but don't underestimate the ability to manipulate tone that comes with finger picking. It's taken me 20 years of playing to figure that out.

That being said,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-17-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 608
Posted By Battery Chicken
Agreed, it defeats the purpose of owning a...

Agreed, it defeats the purpose of owning a guitar. To be honest, even when I buy a used guitar I like to see some battle scars on it, that way you know someone loved it enough to play the hell out of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-17-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 608
Posted By Battery Chicken
If you soley want it for different tuning I don't...

If you soley want it for different tuning I don't see a problem. That being said, I always think it's nice to have something a little different.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-17-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,922
Posted By Battery Chicken
Buying vintage instruments is always a tricky...

Buying vintage instruments is always a tricky business. I honestly think you're better off investing in limited runs of new stock, you're almost guarenteed to see an increase in value on them. Of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-16-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 866
Posted By Battery Chicken
I remember when a Jackson was a real...

I remember when a Jackson was a real guitar.
Whatever happened to them?
Forum: The Pit 04-16-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,567
Posted By Battery Chicken
I quite liked the book as a story, but the...

I quite liked the book as a story, but the underlying message was bullshit.
Unfortunately the thinking it portrays is the base of most right wing parties these days.
"Sick? Injured?...
Forum: The Pit 04-16-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 409
Posted By Battery Chicken
Tom Hess is actually a really good teacher if...

Tom Hess is actually a really good teacher if your goal is to play really really fast, all the time and not stop for any reason.
Forum: The Pit 04-16-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,145
Posted By Battery Chicken
I've gotten seriously trashed in my years, but...

I've gotten seriously trashed in my years, but I've never drunk so much that I blacked out.
You gots to know your limits. Puking is a good sign that you've crossed that line, passing out means...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-10-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,367
Posted By Battery Chicken
I sold my first guitar and tossed my second one...

I sold my first guitar and tossed my second one out.
I've been thinking about trading in my Ibanez JS100 and seeing if I can do a swap or a near swap with a local luthier for a 2nd Hand Mex Tele.

I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-10-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,033
Posted By Battery Chicken
This paintjob was the tits in the late 80's/early...

This paintjob was the tits in the late 80's/early 90's.

Playing one of these in 1989 while wearing a hypercolor t-shirt and happy pants?

You would be swamped by a cavalcade of world class vaginas.
Forum: The Pit 04-09-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,280
Posted By Battery Chicken
USA isn't a race, it's a country. Now if it said...

USA isn't a race, it's a country. Now if it said "Built for Whites Only" there would be a problem.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-09-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Battery Chicken
That was a really great explination J-Dawg.

That was a really great explination J-Dawg.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-07-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 948
Posted By Battery Chicken
BC Rich built themselves an image as the metal...

BC Rich built themselves an image as the metal fans entry level guitar. It's not hard to figure out why people don't like them when a horde of 12 year olds who've been playing for 20 minutes put up a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-07-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,791
Posted By Battery Chicken
I'd always suspected that woods really don't make...

I'd always suspected that woods really don't make all that much of a difference in electrics.
I'd love to see a study on thick vs thin paints
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-27-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,827
Posted By Battery Chicken
I started at 13 with; $200 Yamaha Electric - the...

I started at 13 with;
$200 Yamaha Electric - the bridge saddles were so bad that they would pit and break strings literally to the point where I was restringing weekly, even after filing them...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-27-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Battery Chicken
Man that's heartbreaking, I feel your pain. Have...

Man that's heartbreaking, I feel your pain.
Have you tried warmoth or mighty mite for an aftermarket replacement neck? Sure it's not original fare, but at least it'll net you a playable guitar.
Forum: The Pit 03-27-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 948
Posted By Battery Chicken
The playing was passable, but to be brutally...

The playing was passable, but to be brutally honest your vocals are not even close.
My recommendation is to record yourself singing acapella and play it back to yourself, the results will frighten...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By Battery Chicken
I would say no, I think copies are a fun project...

I would say no, I think copies are a fun project to do yourself, but I really despise people trying to sell them. The market is flooded with crap strat copies, and it really is undermining the...
Forum: The Pit 03-24-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 84,311
Posted By Battery Chicken
It's not really though, Webber wasn't even aware...

It's not really though, Webber wasn't even aware Seb was going to challenge until he was on his back wing. It was an extremely prickish thing to do to a guy who has supported you over 3 championship...
Forum: The Pit 03-24-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,340
Posted By Battery Chicken
I started out being not funny, then one day I...

I started out being not funny, then one day I decided to stop being a pathetic unfunny loser and start being funny instead. True story.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-21-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By Battery Chicken
It's really weird that they're going sharp, if...

It's really weird that they're going sharp, if anything you'd expect the opposite.
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