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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Today, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 74
Posted By Captaincranky
I expect that in summer, the OAT doesn't matter...

I expect that in summer, the OAT doesn't matter as much as the rise over ambient which occurs from the sun heating the car's interior. In winter, a work shift is plenty of time to have the guitar the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By Captaincranky
Yup, Formica's twin sister. TS, Martin is far...

Yup, Formica's twin sister.

TS, Martin is far from the first, and certainly won't be the last, to be making finger boards out of wood substitutes.

Take this Hagstrom for example" ...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Captaincranky
Tony, an honest to god zager guitar owner, needs...

Tony, an honest to god zager guitar owner, needs to be talked down and brought back to reality by trained professionals, not unlike the treatment given to those rescued from a cult.

They are...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Captaincranky
Don't be so sure. A web robot named...

Don't be so sure. A web robot named "Willy", boosted the price of a bitcoin to $1200.00, before millions in the crypto currency mysteriously disappeared.

You may be right, but web robots can be...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Captaincranky
I think he's using web robots. The join date is...

I think he's using web robots. The join date is always the same as the post date. With a commercial email account, I expect you can trump up as many disposable email addresses as you please.

I...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By Captaincranky
Dude, that guitar isn't "koa"! It's...

Dude, that guitar isn't "koa"! It's HPL, (high pressure laminate), molded to look like koa.

They used to call these the, "X" series. Perhaps they still have that line running in tandem with the one...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar Yesterday, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By Captaincranky
Well, in raising the action, you've essentially...

Well, in raising the action, you've essentially shot yourself in the foot, with respect to ease of play.

I have an Ibanez which I find difficult to fret, and I've managed to convince myself that the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-27-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By Captaincranky
Before we get started, let me go on record as...

Before we get started, let me go on record as this being the kind of topic I hate more than anything except, "my fingers hurt and turn black when I play my acoustic.

As two people have already told...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-27-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By Captaincranky
Are you suggesting there are people out here who...

Are you suggesting there are people out here who actually would? :haha:
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 286
Posted By Captaincranky
Ya missed (?) this Gary, and on the same site:...

Ya missed (?) this Gary, and on the same site: http://www.guitar-kits.co.uk/electric-guitar-kits/double-sg-style-kits.html
http://www.guitar-kits.co.uk/images/cache/GK-SBD-10-b.300.jpg

That's so...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-27-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By Captaincranky
Well, I suppose we all have a good healthy...

Well, I suppose we all have a good healthy curiosity regarding our instruments.

The situation with your guitar this is, while the guitar is ostensibly pretty rare, it isn't what you'd consider,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-27-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Captaincranky
:haha: :haha: :haha: ^^ Yeah well, well, who...

:haha: :haha: :haha: ^^

Yeah well, well, who knows, maybe Hobbits and kangaroos have a common ancestor. They both have big feet. Then there's the whole wallaby issue to consider.

According to...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-27-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By Captaincranky
I tried a similar but, (IMHO at least), a more...

I tried a similar but, (IMHO at least), a more "refined" approach to this problem, in response to a beautiful Epiphone LH 12 string I was foolish enough to buy. (In this case the neck was set way too...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-27-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By Captaincranky
Jeff, unfortunately almost the entire 1st page of...

Jeff, unfortunately almost the entire 1st page of search results on this model, were from you spamming every forum on the web asking this question.

There were some general results regarding Fender's...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 286
Posted By Captaincranky
Thanks for the heads up on that... :) In any...

Thanks for the heads up on that... :)

In any case, the argument sort of boils down to , "is it a showpiece, or are you going to play it"?

Agile's version (new) is $659.95 (w/case). The going rate...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-27-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 286
Posted By Captaincranky
It isn't as much of a dead link, as an old link....

It isn't as much of a dead link, as an old link. Rondo shows the Valkyrie Double Neck as in stock, ready to ship. But the price is @ $659.95, not the nickel in your old...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-26-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Captaincranky
I saved this page and link it once in a while...

I saved this page and link it once in a while when questions pop up about materials: http://www.pantheonguitars.com/tonewoods.htm It's nice to know that practical application and experience tracks...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-26-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Captaincranky
I came across seemingly ages ago: ...

I came across seemingly ages ago: http://www.adirondackguitar.com/lefty/cordoba/fusion_jet14.htm This is a lefty version. Ostensibly, it should be easier to find in a RH...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-26-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By Captaincranky
Since we've chosen such a grandiose path for our...

Since we've chosen such a grandiose path for our first acoustic, allow me to suggest hand building one of these: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zj5-vKuXT8s

But seriously, the Gibbies for country,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-26-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By Captaincranky
Yep, that's probably the "patriarch"...

Yep, that's probably the "patriarch" of the family, "Bot Zager" himself.

Yeah I know, my answers are so cruel (*). Web robots have feelings too.... :cry: :cry: :cry:


(*) But not out of...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-26-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 173
Posted By Captaincranky
:haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:...

:haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: Welcome to UG... :rolleyes: (Not really).
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-26-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Captaincranky
WTF do they have to do, pack them across several...

WTF do they have to do, pack them across several mountain ranges on the backs of kangaroos?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-26-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By Captaincranky
I'm tempted to say, "duh, the...

I'm tempted to say, "duh, the saddle".

But since you might be describing a floating tail piece, I'm going to include, "duh, the bridge", as well.

Are the "bridge", and "the tailpiece", two separate...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-25-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By Captaincranky
The Fender should be removed from the discussion....

The Fender should be removed from the discussion. It's an all laminate, while the 2 Epiphones are both solid top guitars.

It has to be mentioned that the Dove and the EJ-200 are both maple body,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-25-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Captaincranky
Well Step, in the case of medium string sets, my...

Well Step, in the case of medium string sets, my concern is not so much for the players, but for the guitars.

I think a great portion of the manufacturers ship with lights, more for...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-25-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Captaincranky
I'm curious what sort of market share do you...

I'm curious what sort of market share do you think these have here in the states. I know you're more likely to find "Rotosounds", on a Brit's guitar. (At least as far as popular mythology is...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-25-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By Captaincranky
So, why were you so moved to join today, post to...

So, why were you so moved to join today, post to a dead thread, and tell us all about your new guitar?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-25-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Captaincranky
....[ ]....At the end of the day I think it's...

....[ ]....At the end of the day I think it's very hard to predict how a particular string will behave on a particular guitar - you really need to experiment.[/QUOTE]

Which is more than likely why...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-25-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 258
Posted By Captaincranky
Well, usually the recommendation is...

Well, usually the recommendation is "acoustic lights", (.012 to .053). This is going to be predicated on several things. 1: How well your guitar is set up. Even lights can be uncomfortable when the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-24-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Captaincranky
I don't know as this topic has ever come up...

I don't know as this topic has ever come up before. Certainly not during the time I've been a member.

I just posted this to let you know you're not being ignored. That said, I don't know anything...
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