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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-23-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 198
Posted By al112987
the converter ring is just a piece of plastic...

the converter ring is just a piece of plastic that anchors the pickup. You cannot just drop a single coil into a hum bucker slot (obviously). It shouldn't change the sound of the single coil any....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-23-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 198
Posted By al112987
It's a single coil pickup. You would need a...

It's a single coil pickup. You would need a converter harness or something similar before installing it into a hum bucker slot. The duncan hum bucker sized single coil drops right in, but you will...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-23-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 198
Posted By al112987
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http://www.seymourduncan.com/products/custom-shop/specialized-1/sound_of_strat/
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 453
Posted By al112987
I don't understand why you would be using...

I don't understand why you would be using emulated models on the digitech with this amp. The entire purpose of the models is for people who don't have an amp like this and want to use the RP1000 for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-21-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 453
Posted By al112987
In the mean time, you can just clean your sound...

In the mean time, you can just clean your sound up by using your guitar's volume knob. People did that for decades before channel switching amps became the norm.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-01-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 550
Posted By al112987
I doubt either will be significantly better than...

I doubt either will be significantly better than the other.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-31-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 47,665
Views: 458,687
Posted By al112987
My senior year is built up into 12 one month...

My senior year is built up into 12 one month blocks. I took vacation for my last block so I'm just sitting around finishing up research before I graduate at the end of May. After that, I have a month...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-31-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 47,665
Views: 458,687
Posted By al112987
This season of the walking dead has been very...

This season of the walking dead has been very good. It's been the first season where I have actually been able to get into the plot. I'm going back and watching season's 1-4 now that med school is...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-24-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 501
Posted By al112987
the obvious answer is to sell it, the second most...

the obvious answer is to sell it, the second most obvious answer is to open it up and mod it and see if you can't learn to play around with it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 47,665
Views: 458,687
Posted By al112987
Yeah, step 1 is really of the utmost importance...

Yeah, step 1 is really of the utmost importance these days. The better she does, the more flexibility she will have in deciding where she goes for residency. I have two friends, one of whom just got...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 47,665
Views: 458,687
Posted By al112987
When you're in college and trying to get into...

When you're in college and trying to get into medical school and have no real life experience with finances, employment and money in general, it's very hard to understand the burden of it all. You...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 47,665
Views: 458,687
Posted By al112987
I matched and thats all that matters. We had a...

I matched and thats all that matters. We had a lot of people get bad news this year so I feel incredibly fortunate to have a job period. Unfortunately, medicine is much less of a sure thing than it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-22-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 47,665
Views: 458,687
Posted By al112987
Hey dudes. I just got my first job. 27 years old....

Hey dudes. I just got my first job. 27 years old. Employed for the first time. :cool:
Forum: The Pit 03-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,222
Posted By al112987
Right now I make -$58k a year (thanks med school...

Right now I make -$58k a year (thanks med school tuition).

In 3 months, I will be making my first salary ever at 27 years old.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-19-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 809
Posted By al112987
marshall super lead hiwatt dr103

marshall super lead
hiwatt dr103
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-18-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 47,665
Views: 458,687
Posted By al112987
Hey doods. I feel like it's been forever since...

Hey doods. I feel like it's been forever since I've posted here (I don't even want to think about how long it's been since I've actually played my guitar).


How goes it around these parts?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-09-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By al112987
Early Gilmour is all fuzz face. Analogman sunface...

Early Gilmour is all fuzz face. Analogman sunface is still the best for earlier Gimour. Muffs are good for later Gilmour and for running with an OD the way that Gilmour did. FF and BM are two...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-07-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By al112987
It really depends on how you want it to sound....

It really depends on how you want it to sound. You can try it both ways and see which way you prefer it. People do both.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-07-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By al112987
There are a wide variety of fuzz pedals out there...

There are a wide variety of fuzz pedals out there and a lot of "iconic" fuzz tones. A fuzz will sound just fine with a HRD. Not every fuzz user was using one drive a Marshall, Hendrix and Eric...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-07-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,121
Posted By al112987
It's fine that you want one. But you need to...

It's fine that you want one. But you need to understand that you are going to have to sacrifice quality in both sound and build to have one. Is that a sacrifice that you are willing to make? If the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-06-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By al112987
It's an ok day, not a great deal. I paid about...

It's an ok day, not a great deal. I paid about $300 for my 1960AX cabinet for reference, though mine was pretty beat up. This was also about 4 years ago, so I'm not sure what prices are doing these...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-06-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By al112987
Well it depends what kind of "simple clean...

Well it depends what kind of "simple clean amp" you are talking about. If you are talking about that in the sense of a custom designed, hand-wired, PTP amp made in a small shop with limited number of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-04-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By al112987
From what I recall, 5150s came biased cold from...

From what I recall, 5150s came biased cold from the factory, so you can get away with just dropping a set of 4 in there without biasing. However, if the amp has ever been re-biased previously, then...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-04-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By al112987
This is because of the taper of the volume pots....

This is because of the taper of the volume pots. Normal, linear taper pots almost work more like on-off knobs, especially with higher output pickups where all the audible change in sound occurs...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-27-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By al112987
I wouldn't be so hung up on having gibsons in...

I wouldn't be so hung up on having gibsons in there as the guitar itself is not even a Gibson. Seymour Duncan makes the closest recreations of the old Gibson pickups. Seymour was the original...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-24-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By al112987
If you have the money to spend on 3 Gibsons, I...

If you have the money to spend on 3 Gibsons, I would instead go with 3 Seymour Duncan antiquities or Seth Lovers. Those are the best, widely available, PAF clones, imo. I especially love my Duncan...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-22-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 407
Posted By al112987
If it were me and we were just talking about an...

If it were me and we were just talking about an 18 watt dr z? I probably wouldn't go for v30 at all. I'd get lower wattage speakers but I also like to have my amps push my speakers a little bit. I'd...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-22-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 407
Posted By al112987
Well... it handles 100 watts. 4x25=100. What he...

Well... it handles 100 watts. 4x25=100. What he is meaning to say is that the cab is rated to handle (the number of speakers)*(the wattage of the lowest rated speaker).


In the end, it shouldn't...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-22-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By al112987
^I disagree. There are some amps out there that...

^I disagree. There are some amps out there that are just not "quiet enough", or at the settings where they are "quiet enough", they sound feeble and thin. I definitely think there is some benefit to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-22-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By al112987
:haha: barely. i'm finally starting to see the...

:haha: barely. i'm finally starting to see the end of the finish line, though idk if that is actually the light at the end of the tunnel or just years of sleep deprivation creeping in.

how have the...
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