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ok looked your guitar up and it has the tuners facing down. it will depend on where the screw holes are on the neck for what you need. they may not line up regardless as some are not direct replacements for all tuners. i would look into that.

did you try what i suggested for the nut? it doesn't seem likely that the tuners are the issue with such a new guitar. the stock tuners appear to be decent. 
Quote by sigurdurgestsson
H4T3BR33D3R I'm pretty sure it's the tuners. The factory nut is pretty good and the strings are fairly recent. I'm aware I need 6 in line, but I need right handed, or whatever, tuners but there barely are any of those. I'm also not sure how it works regarding any pins or screw needed for the tuners.

has your guitar been to a tech for a good setup?  you can't always tell from just looking at a nut if it is "good" often it just isn't cut quite right and the strings bind. a simple test for this is to tune your guitar, play for a bit and when you hear it out of tune stop. reach up behind the nut and push on each string just a little. if you hear a plink sound then you will know the string is binding at the nut. this can happen at the bridge as well. 

right handed tuners? what are you talking about? 
Quote by Nolasludge
As it has been stated, the MGs are bad, sure you can get usable tone, but at that price point, you could get something much better, like the Peavey Vypyr VIP 2.  The tones are better, and the amp is more versatile than the MG.  You can use the bass mode to make your guitar sound like a bass and lay down bass tracks to give recordings some bottom end.  There is also an acoustic mode to emulate an acoustic guitar.  Plus, I don't know what your preferred genre is, but it can do quite a bit.  For blues and rock, I liked the Budda model. Of course, for metal, there is the 6505 model.  

agree. the Boss Kitana is also a solid option. of course at the bottom end of any amp series there are pros and cons as well as compromises. you can't expect miracles in terms of tone and flexibility. 
Quote by Baby Joel
i am pig boy

quick someone call Tony Iommi  for a Sabbath riff to go with this. who needs Iron Man when you could have Pig Boy
Quote by Nightwhisper
I am at a low on this. I have just started trying to play guitar and am learning how to do better vocals(I listen to Metal). But... I don't feel like I'm even motivated to do it, it's almost like a chore.... even though I really want to do it. I got all my necessary materials, so now all I need is a drive. How come do I not have a drive? It's strange because I really want to be a part of this scene(whatever you would like to call it). I want to be on stage one day, despite my horrible anxiety. I want to write music and put on performances  that will change people's lives(I have a natural talent at writing). I have much I would love to say. I want the EXPERIENCE of touring and having bandmates I can call family and friends. I can easily imagine myself on stage, and with the thought alone, I feel the euphoria pumping in my brain. I can't even really explain it. I guess what I am trying to say is... is that I don't believe I am in the right mindset and want to know how to be..

wanting it in your head and actually doing it are worlds apart. no one can motivate you but you.  getting a band together and making it work is a tough thing to do. lot of headaches and most don't get very far in terms of fame and fortune.  fear of failing is likely your issue. no balls no glory. 
pics of the whole guitar would help. those serial numbers are stamped so it's possible it just didn't make a consistent impression. 
Quote by Rickholly74
So true. I think anyone who has been playing for a number of years (like me) has made the same mistake. The mistake of thinking that if they only had a certain guitar and amp combo like their current favorite guitar player and learned to play the same notes of a certain song they will sound just like them. I spent way to much money and wasted too many years learning that it just doesn't happen. That is why there are so many posts like "How can I get a sound like (insert guitar hero name)?". Even if you played your favorite guitar players rig in person you won't sound like them. Doesn't happen. 

so true. of course it doesn't help that gear advertising is often based on the idea that if you do buy their products that you will sound like the stars that use them (and often endorse them). 
Quote by Deadpool_25
@sony.thepony You asked the wrong crowd. These guys are likely to recommend stuff you definitely don’t need at your level and they’ll let their biases strongly influence their opinions.  Good advice will give you some options and let you make better-informed decisions.

You want an amp for home practice that will provide some genre-specific presets. Let’s discuss some options that keep that goal at the forefront.

As much crap as people give it (and I have too at times), the Line 6 Spider series (I’d check out the V) does EXACTLY what you want. The downside is that Internet forum tone specialists will say you have a crappy amp. And they’re not wrong...from their perspective. Those amps don’t have the best tone and wouldn’t be a great choice for some gigs, but it sounds good enough and again, does exactly what you want. If you’re going to let internet negativity affect you (which is absolutely understandable imo), then it may not be the best choice as you’ll start to regret your choice.

The Boss Katana line is also a solid option, though it’s easier to quickly access a lot of presets on the Spiders. Blackstar would also get the job done to be honest.

You might also consider that even if you do get something like those that are fairly cheap, there will likely come a time when you want to upgrade. Some will argue that you may as well just get something “better” right off the bat. Not a horrible argument, but consider that by waiting you’re more likely to develop a better idea of what you actually want. Like what if you buy a nice Marshall and later wish you’d have gotten a Mesa? Furthermore, you’re almost certain to upgrade more than once anyway. You opened that door by reading a forum in the first place.

So while there are some potential downsides, the amps I (and some others) have mentioned do what you’re asking for.

Really so as one of "these guys" where exactly is my biased advice that doesn't answer the posters needs?  Line 6 gets crap over their low end stuff. why because there are better options. there are any number of modelling amps on the market that would suite the OPs needs and many were mentioned. calling out some of the most respected members of the forum isn't the way to make your "advice" seem so much better. most of what you said has already been stated so you could at least try to have a fresh perspective. at the top of this forum section are stickies which include sections on how best to get useful advice and how to give said advice. i wrote it with the input of many of "these guys". perhaps you should do a little homework before you start talking about the "wrong crowd" the OP and others here should be thrilled to get advice from guys who have been through all this and know there stuff. the goal is to help players especially new ones to avoid the pitfall we fell in. 
Quote by torresgm
monwobobbo I've tried Black 100(emulates ENGL RB100), 1979 british high gain( Marshall JMP Plexi 1979) and I've also tried '04 Insane 5153 V2 ( Peavey 5150) with varying success.... I am a bit lost TBH

welcome to the wonderful world of tone chasing.  ok i had to listen to video on my phone as i'm at work and youtube is blocked. you don't need a high gain amp for that at all. what you do need is some delay and to use your neck pickup for the section you asked about.  a JCM 800 sim would likely do the trick and you don't need tons of gain. add in the delay and you should be there. 
Quote by torresgm
Yes, it's all virtual effects, but I'm trying to copy what I  see  people doing on videos with real effects. He says he uses a tube factor boosted by a TS, so I  guessed the  distortion was coming from the T Factor instead of  the amp, when I put a tube drive after  the TS and in  front of the amp  with  gain in the amp I get a noise all the time even  using  a gate, any ideas on what to change?

ok well  i'd bet that a portion of the distortion is coming from the amp for starters. piling distortion into distortion before the amp results in what you got. what amp are you using?  when stacking boosts you need to lay off the distortion and let each step do a portion of the job. 

honestly i would see what i can get out of amp sims to try and get close to that tone. i have yet to use a set up like you have that actually duplicates how pedals interact with each other all that accurately. 
i hope you are talking a virtual tubescreamer as doing what you suggest with a real one would likely sound like ass.  yes most of the distortion would come from an amp not the pedal. 
sounds like a nut issue provided as Tony said the guitar strings have been stretched and are properly tuned.  next time you play check the tuning play a bit and check again. if out of tune then push a little on the strings above the nut. if you hear a plink sound then you know the strings are catching on the nut.
this type of question gets asked a lot but there isn't a definitive answer. sorry but no one can give you sure fire settings etc that will give you that sound no matter where you are. your amp should be capable and i'd throw the TS in front. take some time and twiddle knobs until you get close. chances are you will never be able to duplicate the tone exactly. even the band themselves don't get the exact tone live. 
Better picture or at least tell us name on headstock
no video or soundclip will kinda make an answer impossible
Quote by noobX
monwobobbo
Because he’s asking if he can connect a guitar amp to a bass amp, not a guitar to a bass amp

that's what i get for looking at this stuff right after i got up. oops my bad. 
are you talking pickups as magnets doesn't make much sense? 
agathis is associated with cheap guitars so gets a bad rep. like any wood if you get a good piece the it's likely no worse than any other wood. it's also pawned off as mahogany often which it really isn't. again that gives it a bad rap. if your guitar sounds good and plays well what it's made out of isn't a big deal. 
not sure why others are making this complicated. the short answer is yes you can plug a guitar into a bass amp. usual guitar chord into input of amp. how good it will sound will depend on the amp but it certainly can be done. although the original Fender Bassman was intended as a bass amp many guitar players used ift for great sounds. the Rolling Stones used Ampeg bass amps in the early 70s as well. 
this question is like asking a guy which is the worst way to get his dick bit off. lots of potential answers but none of them are good.  
Quote by T00DEEPBLUE
I don't believe that it makes much (if any) meaningful difference to tone. But I personally wouldn't buy it. I admit to being prejudiced against LP's that don't have a mahogany body for the sake of tradition.

have to agree. if they can't at least  pretend its mahogany and use something like nato then i just can't do it. tried  an alder LP copy and it just didn't have the LP sound. 
Quote by marco772
monwobobbo They weren't THAT cheap at £60 and £75 respectively. That said, most of my pedals are on the budget d (but carefully selected from having good reviews). 2 of the distortion pedals were sent to me for free to review so I thought I'd keep them all for now as each is different tonally. My amp is a Fender Mustang V2 set to clean mode. The OD is fine by itself with the wah, as is the distortion, it's when they are both engaged the noise occurs. Removing the wahs eliminates the noise.

i'd look into the power supply thing as sometimes that is the problem. otherwise it sounds like there is some kind of signal miss match. have you check all of your chords? 

no offense on the pedals price wise. bottom line though is the donner and behringer are both pretty cheap and been known to have problems at times. the EH is somewhat better but again they are known to have issues as well. not all of my pedals are boutique either so i get it. some times pedals just don't work well together when stacked. have you tried a different overdrive? 
they sound far better than most of Marshall's solid state efforts.  don't recall them sounding a whole lot like a JCM 800 but they work for metal tones fairly well. 
Quote by JELIFISH19
I would also add that a beginner probably isn't good enough to sound good. Most good players will sound good through anything. Most bad players will sound bad through anything. Great sounding gear compliments good players. And I say great because beginners have access to a lot of good gear these days. Most beginners don't know what they want. They haven't developed their style and tastes yet. That why most beginners #1 requirement for gear is versatility which is the opposite of what most people look for as they develop into experienced guitarists.

real good point. beginners don't sound good and it takes time to just not suck let alone sound good.  you could have the best setup ever and if you can't play ti wil be a waste. when i was teaching i had a beginner speech that mentioned the fact that as a new player you will suck no exceptions.  i dunno if experienced players don't look for versatility i think most of us do. the big difference is that we know how to get the most out of any piece of gear. 
Quote by T00DEEPBLUE
It depends on what your level of expectations are. If you're demanding an amp that can hang with a Mesa or an EVH, you need to either raise your budget significantly or lower your expectations.

Of course getting started is always going to be painful for most people. but if spending a little bit more money makes that process that little bit less painful, then its worth it.

if you just started to play then i can't see demanding an amp that can hang with a Mesa or EVH. chances are you don't know diddly about either amp let alone be worried about "hanging" with them.  we are talking beginners here. down the road once you've learned the basics and have developed  an ear then it's time to start worrying more about higher quality gear. 
loved Uli in the Scorpions. his first couple of solo albums had some good stuff on them as well. he got a little out there for my tastes for a while though. i have the album he put out about 6 years ago and it had some nice playing on it. the Sky guitar is certainly unique that's for sure. 
Quote by T00DEEPBLUE
Well either way, both of us are just giving anecdotes of good experiences with spending a lot of money and anecdotes to the contrary. Buying cheap doesn't work for everyone, neither does always buying something expensive.

I just hate it when people buy cheap pieces of shit to start with and it totally fails to inspire them and they quit 6 months later. It happens far too often in the guitar world and is part of the reason why 95% of people quit playing guitar after 18 months. When spending under $500 total for a guitar rig, you get what you pay for. The more money you spend, the more a rig is going to inspire you to practice and ergo the better a guitarist you'll become in the long term. Novices are typically too afraid to spend enough money to buy a decent rig so that they don't lose so much money when they quit. That attitude often becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.

if you can't find a good setup for under $500 then you aren't doing things right.  a Peavey VIP, Fender Mustang or Boss Katana all can be had for less than $200 and there are certainly plenty of guitars new or used for say $2-250 all over the place. that is all you need to get started and certainly way better than the total crap i had to start with. believe me (or any of the other older members here) new guitar gear on the lower end is so much better than what was available  when i started it's not even funny.  not knowing that getting a good setup for your guitar likely is a bigger reason for failure than a cheap guitar.  people quit because they find out it's not easy or immediately satisfying and that isn't anything new. you don't guy a guitar and sound like Slash 6 months later and maybe never (i know i don't 40 years later). 

don't get me wrong crap gear certainly does get in the way and can discourage a player for sure. thing is that with a little wise buying you can avoid that for the most part. the internet is full of info you just have to bright enough to actually look for it. i would have killed for all the info that is easily available now back when i started to play in the 70s. 
although it's great that you are helping your wife and being supportive it seems like you did no homework up front on this. her amp has built in fx so why did you buy pedals?  the other thing is that often pedals don't play nice with modeled fx in an amp.  the wah is the only thing you got her than makes sense. 

a pedal board wasn't really needed and at home i just plop my pedals on the floor. anyways

wah first, distortion 2nd CS-3 3rd and delay last.  you may want to experiment with the CS-3 placement though as i'm sure others would place it differently. 
Quote by marco772
monwobobboThanks, I will try that and let you know. I've tried 3 ways so far, the Donner, the EHX and a Hellbabe.

3 really cheap pedals.  the power supply idea is definitely worth investigating.   there may also be a signal mismatch from a wah into that OD. try with different pedla in the 2nd slot.

also have to ask why so many distortion pedals? what amp are you using? 
Quote by T00DEEPBLUE
If I cannot understand how to use a certain amp, then it doesn't fit my needs.

And yes, when I first started out playing guitar, I got the best gear I could possibly afford. It worked out for me in the end because after 14 years of playing guitar, I'm still here.

not a good statement. just because you don't know how to use something in no way invalidates it. alls it means is you don't know how to get the best out of it.  while it may indeed not suite your purposes by your logic you'll never know for sure. 

i'm with H4T3BR33d3R on this. newbies don't need high end gear whether they can afford it or not. not saying buy shit gear just something that will help you learn and not break the bank. it's far better to have some experience when you start spending real money on anything.  a buddy of mine back in the day decided since another friend of ours and i both were playing guitar that he wanted to be cool and play to. his first guitar was a LP Custom. it was the ugliest ash tray tobacco  i've ever seen. played like crap and just plain wasn't a good guitar. he didn't ask for any help when buying it (though we happened to be at the guitar shop when he did). the store of course told him it was the best one and gave him a "deal" ($800 back in 1983). after about 3 months that guitar sat on a stand for another 12 years before he needed money and sold it forr far less than what he paid. 

OP something like a Peavey Vypyr or VIP series would likely do you just fine. presets often are really disappointing and sound little like what they should. 
what other wahs have you tried? 2 doesn't really constitute "any". if i had to guess i'd say the 2 wahs you have don't fully disengage from the wah to direct tone.  not sure if either has a buffer as that could be the issue as well. have you tried running the wah into just that first OD with nothing else?  might be a collective issue or even a bad cable. experiment some and let us know what happens
Quote by T00DEEPBLUE
I wouldn't consider the Peavey Valveking to be all that good of a high gain amp to be honest. Its got a good clean channel but for high gain tones it gets awfully woolly in the lows and fizzy in the highs. Definitely not ideal if modern metal if what you're trying to go for. If modern metal is what you want, consider getting a new amp first.


totally agree. as a VK user i can definitely say it's not the amp for modern high gain metal.  the open back isn't good for well defined and tight bass. not sure what fx you use but i hope you use an overdrive at least. i find tha the VK's gain is only good up until 4-5 range and then as stated it starts to lose definition. works fine for say 70s Judas Priest or early 80s NWOBHM stuff like Diamond Head but past that it really doesn't deliver. 

i would consider getting something like a Peavey 6505+ before deciding on new pickups . trying to get the sound you want out of your current set up may lead to choices that won't sound as good if you get a different amp. you may also just get discouraged needlessly if the new pups still don't deliver with the VK. 
Quote by jmtoomey89
So I got a budget of 300 using as a practice amp to do covers I have a HSS Strat and can’t decide between the Katana 50 or the Champion 50XL not looking for anything complicated that needs a app just a simple dial in amp

would be helpful to know what types of music you play, fav bands, guitar players etc. to give a useful answer
Quote by Tony Done
monwobobbo

I'm not well up on this, but I did a quick bit of research a few minutes ago. - From what I read, they are using pau ferro on MIMs and rosewood (whatever it might be) on MIAs. Isn't the guitar in question MIA?

the guitar is MIA . it was my understanding that they were switching to Pau Ferro and started with the MIM series.  could be wrong but i think they said they were also going that route with the US guitars except the vintage reissue ones. 

a little quick research shows that the US models are indeed still rosewood so i stand corrected on that.  high quality rosewood is likely harder to get and expensivve so we get what we get on those. 
Fender uses Pau Ferro for all but a very few high end guitars these days so that is why it looks different. 
Quote by romandawesome
monwobobbo That's what I thought, I have 5 springs on it and the high e just keeps winding regardless.

if that is the case then you aren't doing it right.  the springs for the trem have nothing to do with the tuners. when putting the string through the tuner make sure that it is going straight pull it through the tuner lock it and then tune it shouldn't need more than a quarter turn to go into tune. also make sure you stretch your strings  until they stay in tune. 
if the strings are pulled through all the way you shouldn't get a wind.  also if the tuners are staggered (and i'd think they are) then you don't need string trees as they just get in the way. 
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Here’s something cool:



hope those pencils used great tone wood. 
Quote by T00DEEPBLUE
Thread's over folks. The only correct answer is right in front of you. ^^

not necessarily. just because you can afford something doesn't make it a good deal or "worth it"  

as for the guitar posted you aren't paying for the guitar but rather the right to have a unique item (and give to charity).  all the autographs in one place is what you paid for. 

now to the to much thing. that is totally subjective. my main strat is a MIM despite my owning a US model ( Strat +) . yup the MIM was cheaper but that in no way makes the US guitar not worth it or not as good. for whatever reason the MIM just works better for me. someone else may say it's crap. 

buy what you can afford and buy a guitar that works for you without letting price influence you to much. you may find your perfect axe for $1500 or $500 you never know.