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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By monwobobbo
most likely it would be a bad solder connection....

most likely it would be a bad solder connection. give them a call describe the problem and see what they say.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By monwobobbo
have you checked your chords and the wiring on...

have you checked your chords and the wiring on the pickups themselves. if the pickups aren't working properly then a loss of sustain can certainly result. I'd have all that checked before I dumped...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,136
Posted By monwobobbo
I'd try to take it to a fender authorized tech so...

I'd try to take it to a fender authorized tech so if there is an issue it will be covered by your warranty. should the buzz be there well no, why it is is more the issue. is it the guitar or your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By monwobobbo
dude get the amp and then get yourself an...

dude get the amp and then get yourself an overdrive and you will be good to go. don't let lazy really mean stupid.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,044
Posted By monwobobbo
agree. if you listen to 70s -early 80s metal then...

agree. if you listen to 70s -early 80s metal then this was the recipe and there are some very heavy sounds. just listen to the first Montrose album or the 2nd Budgie album. one of my fav heavy tones...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By monwobobbo
pics might help. did you buy it new as if this is...

pics might help. did you buy it new as if this is the case then it's not a 77 with emg pups.
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 216
Posted By monwobobbo
although I think part of your problem is the amp...

although I think part of your problem is the amp which isn't going to give you the best metal tone for what you want a pup change would help. the single coil size JB would work as would a DiMarzio...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,136
Posted By monwobobbo
if those are the fender specs then yes it can be...

if those are the fender specs then yes it can be done and often is. if you are used to strumming an acoustic hard for volume then i'll tell you that technique doesn't translate to electric very well....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By monwobobbo
either delay is fine. you can do it either way...

either delay is fine. you can do it either way but in the loop is usually a little better sonically speaking.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 208
Posted By monwobobbo
PF definitely not phaser. keep in mind that the...

PF definitely not phaser. keep in mind that the phase pedal wasn't introduced until late '74. prior to that it was a studio trick that got occasional use (Hendrix axis bold as love album, Small Faces...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 208
Posted By monwobobbo
clean parts are phaser.

clean parts are phaser.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By monwobobbo
good points. I do think you need to start with...

good points. I do think you need to start with the basics first before fine tuning the little things. you also have to consider your tonal needs. I know many guys say I want a rig that does it all...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-22-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By monwobobbo
strat and LP is often cited but that isn't set in...

strat and LP is often cited but that isn't set in stone at all, just an example. I use a strat and a BC Rich Eagle to cover most of my bases. as for live well shit happens and you have to adapt....
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-22-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,136
Posted By monwobobbo
have you had the guitar professionally set up?...

have you had the guitar professionally set up? can't say I have to many buzzing issues with either of my strats. sometimes you can get a little but that is true of any guitar.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-22-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By monwobobbo
experiment is the best way to see what works for...

experiment is the best way to see what works for you. keep in mind tha t volume affects your settings as well. what sounds great at practice volumes may not be so great at band volume. when working...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-22-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 237
Posted By monwobobbo
one piece of advice is to see if you can start...

one piece of advice is to see if you can start the lead with one of the notes in the chord. makes the transition a little smoother. as cathbard said practice.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-22-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 208
Posted By monwobobbo
depends on what you want phase wise really. EVH...

depends on what you want phase wise really. EVH used it all over VH1 to give his lead sound a little added touch. steve howe used the phaser to grret effect on the Yes track Starship Troopers. keith...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-22-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,136
Posted By monwobobbo
not to be a dick but has it occurred to you that...

not to be a dick but has it occurred to you that it might be your playing. sounded like you were picking the notes really hard.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-22-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By monwobobbo
for neil young Les Paul with p-90s would be your...

for neil young Les Paul with p-90s would be your best bet. honestly though I'd be more inclined to go with a humbucker equipped guitar to cover the most ground sonically. have a coule of strats and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-22-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By monwobobbo
i wouldn't worry to much about the guitars being...

i wouldn't worry to much about the guitars being stolen. you'd have to be pretty dumb to put an ad out where anyone could check out the guitars. the only time I'd think twice about that is if the guy...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 323
Posted By monwobobbo
more expensive doesn't always translate to...

more expensive doesn't always translate to "better". the epiphone is a pretty decent guitar and a fair bargain for the money. haven't played the LTD but as mentioned they make some nice guitars that...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-21-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 224
Posted By monwobobbo
fretboard radius has nothing to do with neck...

fretboard radius has nothing to do with neck thickness but rather how rounded the fretboard itself is. the higher the number the flatter the board. if you look at say an old (pre 80s ) fender...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By monwobobbo
a friend of mine had an actual 63 back in the mid...

a friend of mine had an actual 63 back in the mid 80s. I loved playing it but the middle pickup can get in the way of picking and the trem is indeed a different beast than what most are used to. you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,013
Posted By monwobobbo
friend has one and it works fine. patches are...

friend has one and it works fine. patches are programed to follow set list.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By monwobobbo
around here $20 per pickup is standard. for EMGs...

around here $20 per pickup is standard. for EMGs it may be a bit more and that is provided the cavity the battery goes into doesn't need to be routed to fit it in. you may get a break on price if you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-21-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By monwobobbo
well yeah I won't spend real money on a modded...

well yeah I won't spend real money on a modded guitar either (although if it was exactly what I wanted and was cheaper than buying the parts etc).

I bought a modded MIM strat last year from GC....
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By monwobobbo
I agree used guitar is a used guitar but even GC...

I agree used guitar is a used guitar but even GC will tack on a few bucks for the better pups. the guitar is worth $150 in nice shape without the upgrade. as for the Epi's just check craigslist...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 321
Posted By monwobobbo
30 watts for a tube amp yes for those sorry but...

30 watts for a tube amp yes for those sorry but not so much. yes an amp can be mic'd but you will have a hell of a time hearing yourself unless the monitoring on the PA you are going though is good....
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By monwobobbo
guitar looks legit but if it is loaded with EMG...

guitar looks legit but if it is loaded with EMG 81/65s then you kinda have to wonder as those are worth the asking price.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 404
Posted By monwobobbo
not totally accurate. good luck getting death...

not totally accurate. good luck getting death metal out of a Howard Roberts sig. a Les Paul will never accurately duplicate a strat even with a pickup swap. you do have to be kinda in the same...
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