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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-22-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
I know it sounds like a troll, but maybe you...

I know it sounds like a troll, but maybe you should back away from your amp...

I've known players who have bought their first Marshall cabs and told by others how nice they sound....while they were...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-22-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 380
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Miracle Man neck + Nailbomb bridge They handle...

Miracle Man neck + Nailbomb bridge

They handle an impressive amount of gain while retaining clarity.
Plus the neck and bridge sound dramatically different. It makes a
very wide variety of tones.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-19-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
What kind of strings are you using?

What kind of strings are you using?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-14-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Wylde Overdrive is pretty hot as well.

Wylde Overdrive is pretty hot as well.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-14-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 767
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Exactly. I emailed BKP, told them what genres I...

Exactly. I emailed BKP, told them what genres I wanted to play and what characteristics I wanted out of my pups...along with information about the guitar I was installing them into and Tim gave me a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-13-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 767
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
I have a Miracle Man neck and NailBomb bridge in...

I have a Miracle Man neck and NailBomb bridge in a V. They have a tone with as much balls as my Les Paul with a distortion Mayhem SD set, but they can handle an incredible amount of gain while...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-12-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
I saw one band where the lead guitarist had a...

I saw one band where the lead guitarist had a really nice mesa, but his bandmate was playing a Valveking. One could argue that the VK "didnt fit into the mix"....

but it was just a case of a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-12-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
I know its very unpopular, but I actually like...

I know its very unpopular, but I actually like basswood for it's pronounced mid range. I like the crunch it adds to Palm Mutes as well. I have a 12 lb basswood LP copy and I enjoy playing it, but IMO...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-11-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
I saw Puscifer last year and the sound guy was...

I saw Puscifer last year and the sound guy was horrible. His mix was too heavy on the bass and not enough vocals. Thank goodness for the person who walked up and tapped him on the shoulder. After he...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-10-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
The guy behind the board can make anything sound...

The guy behind the board can make anything sound horrible.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-10-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
I know it sucks to spend a lot of money on...

I know it sucks to spend a lot of money on cables, but higher quality does make a world of difference. You'd be surprised how much tone is lost with cheaper quality. Shielded cables are...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-10-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 254
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Id advise against the Valveking. It's a good amp,...

Id advise against the Valveking. It's a good amp, but for the kind of music you want to play, you may outgrow it too easily. I think the ultra combo is a better choice for a peavey in that price...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-10-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Before you go to guitar center, try some local...

Before you go to guitar center, try some local shops first. You can find some real gems and rare items in those places for a good price.

Crate ftw...only get an AVT if you want a solid state. It's...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-10-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,000
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
It's simply a push/pull volume knob. It works...

It's simply a push/pull volume knob. It works just like a regular volume knob while its in. To activate it, you just pull it out......Then it works like an booster pedal. It is preferred by some...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-09-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,000
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
It's a volume booster for actives or passives and...

It's a volume booster for actives or passives and you can replace another pot with it if you want. You dont have to drill any new holes if you dont want.....
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-09-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,000
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Alexi Laiho can do everything that active EMG...

Alexi Laiho can do everything that active EMG users do with his HZ's. The story does not end with you not liking a product. :peace:
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-07-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,000
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Passive EMG H4-H4A set do have a nice natural...

Passive EMG H4-H4A set do have a nice natural vibrato to their tone. They don't have nearly as much output as my 81/85 set, but dynamically, they behave about the same. I have had a guitar come with...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-07-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 776
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Ibanez has some HSS models that are pretty...

Ibanez has some HSS models that are pretty versatile.

The problem with your question is that each of the bands you've listed have a very wide variety of tones. Many of the tones were song specific....
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-07-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,345
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
When I hear guitar slung low...I think: Drop-C...

When I hear guitar slung low...I think: Drop-C 4/4 lol
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-07-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,345
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
It helps to know the neck well enough to not have...

It helps to know the neck well enough to not have to look at it while you are playing. It's also important to have a guitar that you are extremely comfortable with. ....but if you have to sit and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-22-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Restore or not to Restore

I found a guitar in Goodwill which is of the Squier HM series.
It was made in Korea...silver in color with "floyd rose" <--(typo) Kahler bridge. HSH with one tone and one volume knob.

You'd think...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
A simple way to write a good solo is to look at...

A simple way to write a good solo is to look at it as a collection of licks.
There is a sequence of expressions, just as making a short speech.

I also like using a flat-5 to bridge different phrases...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-19-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 252
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
I agree with these guys. The Valveking is not a...

I agree with these guys. The Valveking is not a great choice for your needs. It wouldn't produce enough gain. The 6505 112 is a good option.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-19-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Blackouts in the Lp will sound great. No doubt...

Blackouts in the Lp will sound great. No doubt about it.

But, this EMG vs Blackouts debate is damn pointless. I use EMG's because I like the compressed sound and the pronounced mids. There are many...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-17-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 30,531
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Corporations have budgets set aside for...

Corporations have budgets set aside for promotions. I started writing companies for a project in my marketing class.

I sent short emails and told companies why I enjoy their products and asked for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-16-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Sometimes having the rig wont even help....

Sometimes having the rig wont even help.

Univibe was used to make some epic guitar recordings...
I never found a way to incorporate it into my playing style.

Id suggest a good multi effects pedal...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-16-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 856
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Exactly. Also, There are a lot of guitarists...

Exactly.

Also, There are a lot of guitarists who don't use the style of guitar that is the most comfortable for them because it doesnt look cool enough.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-15-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
I actually have a les paul standard copy by a...

I actually have a les paul standard copy by a company called *Stedman Pro*. Its about 12 lbs and has nice sustain. They go for about $125.

I get compliments on the unique tone. People ask me about...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-15-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
+1

+1
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-15-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Washburnd Fretz
Nice info!

Nice info!
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