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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By jpnyc
Budget?

Budget?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By jpnyc
You can try. Back in the days before cheap...

You can try. Back in the days before cheap practice amps people used to plug distortion pedals right into the mic input of a home stereo. Youíll probably get a better sound with a free VSTóthere are...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 256
Posted By jpnyc
+1. The TL-2 most underrated distortion pedal out...

+1. The TL-2 most underrated distortion pedal out there. It nails high-gain metal tones without the harsh unnatural edge that plagues most high-gain distortion pedals.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By jpnyc
For $500 check out the Ibanez Artcore line. They...

For $500 check out the Ibanez Artcore line. They have several models in the $450Ė$550 range.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 174
Posted By jpnyc
Some vintage delays, like the Space Echo and...

Some vintage delays, like the Space Echo and Echoplex, include a preamp and thatís why some people use those vintage delays instead of digital delays that sound like tape. You can buy new pedals that...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By jpnyc
Congrats.

Congrats.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 788
Posted By jpnyc
Buy a Pod HD. Or, given your predilection for...

Buy a Pod HD. Or, given your predilection for expensive toys, and Axe FX. And a nice set of headphones.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-27-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By jpnyc
You need a set of medium baritone strings:...

You need a set of medium baritone strings:...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-26-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By jpnyc
The hollow areas of a semi hollow are mostly...

The hollow areas of a semi hollow are mostly cosmetic. They make the guitar a little louder than a solid body when unplugged, but thatís it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-26-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By jpnyc
Fast Fret, like most string lubes, is just...

Fast Fret, like most string lubes, is just mineral oil and fragrance. Given how little comes in a package itís a very expensive way to clean a fretboard.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-26-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 239
Posted By jpnyc
I donít know if it will fit, but FWIW, you can...

I donít know if it will fit, but FWIW, you can buy a new Ibanez Edge III for only $3 more on eBay.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 336
Posted By jpnyc
Lemon oilóat least for instrumentsóis just...

Lemon oilóat least for instrumentsóis just mineral oil with a fragrance. Just buy your mineral oil at a drug store.

When you oil the fretboard go easy. Use only small dab soaked into a cloth and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 200
Posted By jpnyc
To not sound like twelve inch speakers. That sort...

To not sound like twelve inch speakers. That sort of thing probably mattered a lot more prior to the 1990s when everybody decided they wanted a big sound with a kicking low end.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-24-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 519
Posted By jpnyc
Limited just means that theyíre producing...

Limited just means that theyíre producing hundreds instead tens of thousands. Theyíre generally not rare or special, the exception being expensive MIA/MIJ models like the Elitist series.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 200
Posted By jpnyc
Itís well-reviewed, but Iíve never known of...

Itís well-reviewed, but Iíve never known of anyone actually buying one. Iíve never even seen one in a store that sells Blackstar gear. As others have pointed out, 4x8 is an oddball cabinet for a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By jpnyc
Use a small nail or other pointy thing to push...

Use a small nail or other pointy thing to push the stuck bit out from the other end of the hole.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-24-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By jpnyc
This reminds me that I bought a used C1 Blackjack...

This reminds me that I bought a used C1 Blackjack in July and stuck it in a closet until I have time to replace some parts.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-24-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 643
Posted By jpnyc
A good new $400 Epi Les Paul Standard is a better...

A good new $400 Epi Les Paul Standard is a better guitar than most sub $1000 Gibsons. Just keep the receipt so you can get the switch replaced under warranty if it craps out.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-22-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By jpnyc
Have you replaced the factory strings?

Have you replaced the factory strings?
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-22-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By jpnyc
If the harmonics are fine unplugged then it isnít...

If the harmonics are fine unplugged then it isnít the setup. Have you tried hitting harmonics on other guitars with EMGs? You might just need to get used to the different sound or need to EQ your...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-22-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By jpnyc
If youíre genuinely interested in a custom paint...

If youíre genuinely interested in a custom paint job just buy an unfinished body and some used parts. Scraping the poly finish off a guitar is going to be a PITA, and thereís no point paying for a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-21-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By jpnyc
+1. Ibanez makes the best hollow/semihollow...

+1. Ibanez makes the best hollow/semihollow guitars for the money under $700. At $700 you can start looking at the MIK stuff from other makers.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-21-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By jpnyc
Any time I'm going from high to low or low to...

Any time I'm going from high to low or low to high by a large margin it'll break.

Thereís probably a burr or a nick in the saddle thatís cutting the string.

I've purchased a second guitar, and I'm...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-20-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By jpnyc
Wood isnít perfect. It expands and contracts and...

Wood isnít perfect. It expands and contracts and sometimes that cracks the finish. Just nut up and live with it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-20-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,254
Posted By jpnyc
in b4 YOUR HOUSE WILL BURN!!!

in b4 YOUR HOUSE WILL BURN!!!
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-19-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By jpnyc
Going from .010 to .007 with a Floyd is the kind...

Going from .010 to .007 with a Floyd is the kind of thing I would pay a tech to do. Iím sure it will work out fine, but someone with experience can just do this as opposed to blowing half a day on...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-19-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By jpnyc
Buying MIJ Squiers made sense back when they were...

Buying MIJ Squiers made sense back when they were cheap. But now that the prices have come up you can do a lot better. Just get yourself an MIA strat and you donít have to second guess your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By jpnyc
I use the Fender string cleaner because it covers...

I use the Fender string cleaner because it covers all the strings and itís cheap. Just buy one a year and throw out the old one. The contents of all string cleaners is usually just mineral oil and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-18-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By jpnyc
I believe the necks on the new Dean Zelinsky...

I believe the necks on the new Dean Zelinsky guitars are crazy thin.
http://deanzelinsky.com/collections/strettavita/products/strettavitta-custom
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-17-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By jpnyc
Gibson uses nitrocellulose lacquer finishes...

Gibson uses nitrocellulose lacquer finishes because itís what theyíve used historically, and Gibsonís marketing generally positions the company as carrying on some traditional building techniques....
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