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Did you listen to what he was saying? He told you exactly what to do. Run the output for the magnetic pickup, the nanoMAG, into any traditional electric guitar amp you want. Use some distortion and you're good to go.

If you want the EXACT tone that he had, I have no idea. Just test it out on different amps and settings to find something that you like.
Thanks for all the suggestions everyone. I'm going to look through all of these as soon as I can.
Hey guys I need some suggestions for a decent combo tube amp. Right now I just have a 4 watt Vox AC4TV, which is a nice little amp and sounds pretty good. But I'm looking to get an amp I can practice with and potentially gig with. I don't need anything too big though.

Ideally I probably want something no bigger than 30 watts or so. Another big thing I want is separate clean and dirty channels. I mostly play pop punk and alternative rock, so the clean channel doesn't have to be the greatest but I at least want it available. I'm much more concerned with a good, smooth distortion and a good palm muted tone.

For example, I tried out an Orange Tiny Terror, which is only like 15 watts and can be attenuated down to 7, and thought it sounded awesome. If it had separate channels I would definitely be considering buying one.

I'm not trying to break the bank but I don't want price to restrict any suggestions. To be honest Im not sure what my budget is going to be when I decide to buy something so I'd welcome any and all suggestions, regardless of price. The more the better. That includes cheaper options too.

In summation:
Combo tube amp
Preferably 30 watts or less
Separate clean and dirty channels
Clean channel doesn't have to be great
Preferably a good, smooth distortion and good palm mute tone
Price is not an issue


Thank you in advance for any suggestions.
Quote by lostcreation333
If it's the actual neck joint and you have to get someone to fix it then you may as well go out and buy an undamaged one for $350.


believe me, if they hadn't been discontinued I would be doing just that. And not even be considering this one. And if it seems like this one will be more hassle than its worth I'll still pass it up. I'll just be sad.
It is a set neck. It's a $350 guitar currently going for $100 on ebay. Ordinarily I would have passed this up without much thought, but it just so happens that this particular finish has been discontinued. And I really want it with this finish.

I've been looking around for a few days and this damaged one is the only one I've been able to find. That combined with the very low price made me interested to see if this was something that could be fixed reasonably easily, or something that wouldn't affect the playability of the guitar.

Also I would like to point out that this is a top rated ebay selling company, so I trust their description about the current playability of the guitar. That doesn't mean I have any illusions about what the crack could do to it in the future though.
I am looking at potentially buying a damaged guitar that I saw online. Is the damage in these pictures fixable? Or is it something that might not be a big issue, like just a crack in the finish?

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Here is a description from the sellers.

"This guitar got damaged in shipping. It has a crack where the neck meets the body, as shown in photos.

We tuned and played this guitar. It plays great. Sounds awesome. The neck is straight with no fretwear. All the electronics work fine.

PLEASE note that this is item is being sold "AS-IS", for parts or repair. If you are a skilled repairman or know of one, then this is a great item for you to bid on.
We WILL NOT accept any returns, for ANY reason. All sales are FINAL.

The auction photos and description allow you, the bidder, to see what we KNOW is wrong with this item. Other things may be wrong that we are not aware of. We are not techs or repairmen."

The seller is a company not a person, a top rated seller with 99.8% positive feedback on over 18000 transactions.
I'm looking to buy an epiphone limited edition wilshire pro in aged pelham. I specifically want the aged pelham color, which is the green one. If anyone has one they'd be willing to sell, let me know and we can work out a price. Thanks.
Do you have any suggestions for a decent set of strings thats not so expensive? As I said I don't play bass much so Id prefer not to spend $50 on the strings. Are Ernie Balls or Fenders any good?
I will admit that Im not someone who does a lot of work on the highest frets.
Hey I've got a fender MIM P-bass. On the A, D and G strings I get a very clear and crisp tone, but my E string just seems muddy compared to the others. Noticeably muddy, enough so that it causes issues when playing something on higher strings then switching to the E.

I mostly play guitar and only play this very rarely, so im not sure when it started. I haven't changed the strings on it in a while because I wasnt interested in spending the money on something I rarely play. But as I said I haven't played it very much either. I did just get a set up done on it pretty recently though.

My first thought would be that it was a pickup issue, but it seems like its noticeably muddier than the other strings even when playing it acoustically. Does anyone have any ideas what the issue could be? Could it be as simple as its a bad string and changing the strings will fix it?

Any help will be appreciated.
Are you sure it's the rootbeer finish? Looks really similar to the tiger eye.

http://www.rondomusic.com/al3100te.html

Also, how much and what kind of effect does the wide neck have on playing? To my knowledge I've never played a guitar with a wide neck.
uh... doesn't it say its in the key of d/f#, not the tuning of d/f#?
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It's not how to properly raise a child, they need a firm mother figure in their lives.


Even if that were a legitimate reason, and I'm not at all convinced that it is, that would be an argument for whether gay couples can adopt, not whether they can get married.
im actually pretty interested in this. how's the guitars condition? you can't really see too much in those pictures.

you're in michigan right? If so I might be able to have someone pick it up. anyway im not sure if i can get the money together but ill get back to you.
The custom is most definitely the best out of those. I've played and heard played several of them. They are incredibly solid guitars. With the obvious exception of the elitist series, the Customs are the best solid-bodies Epiphone makes.
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What? Why was she grinding her teeth, it was like she wanted to bite his cock off.

... hooray, you got the joke. which was pointed out in the video. several times

also you guys are crazy. this girl isn't ugly at all
eurotrip / roadtrip (eurotrip's one of my all time favorite movies. roadtrips good too)
Not Another Teen Movie, maybe
Van Wilder and Superbad are also excellent choices like has been said.
wow, what are you guys talking about? This is an EPIPHONE les paul STANDARD. Not a Gibson and not a custom or elitist. It costs about $450 brand new, where they heck are you getting $800 from?

As far as the TS, $270 is an okaaaay price, but if its pretty much in perfect condition you should be able to get $300 for it, maybe even a little more. But selling it for $270 wouldn't be the biggest mistake of your life
You say it's 350 to buy it without the W.B. pickups. does that mean you'd install the original pickups back in or ship it with no pickups?
Hey I sent you a message a few days ago. Don't know if you got it
wow it costs that much for just the neck?
you need to fix your link. right now it just goes to the filefront main page
Is there anybody on this site from the Pittsburgh area? For now I'm just wondering but there could be a time soon when I'm looking for real.
You can play much, much faster with alternate picking
Does anyone have any suggestions on what the best way to record keyboard is?
ok another question. it's been a while since i intonated my guitar and i forget, which direction do you move the saddles or raise or lower the pitch?
oh, ok thanks
Ok thanks. Yeah i know i dont need to use the preamp with the toneport, but as you said in the other thread i posted, i need the phantom power that the preamp provides for my condensers, and the toneport doesn't have phantom power. So, since i have to use the preamp anyway, i just wondered if I get any benefit by running it from the preamp to the toneport to the computer, or if i should just run straight from the preamp into the computer.
Ok thanks. I assume you mean the condensers distort at high volumes right? thats why i shouldn't play too loud into them?
should i use the 12th fret or the harmonic on the 12th fret for intonating? ive heard both
I have this preamp:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/ART-Tube-MP-Studio-Mic-Preamp?sku=180581

If im running a line out from it, either to a computer or through a toneport, do I need to use a speaker cable or something or is a regular instrument cable fine? Also, would it be better to run it through the toneport and into the computer or straight into the computer? excluding any benefit from gearbox, cause i dont really use it.
What happens if i mic an amp with a condenser mic for recording purposes? will it hurt the mic, not hurt the mic but not sound optimal, or sound fine? I ask because I have this mic package:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/MXL-MXL-990993-Studio-Package?sku=273168

When I originally got it I for some reason was under the impression that only one of the mics was a condenser and the other was for micing amps. but now i of course realize that they are both condensers. the only other mics i have right now are these:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Nady-SP5-Mic-SpecialBuy-1-Get-2-Free?sku=277174

which obviously are not top of the line. so I'm wondering, which of these would be better to mic an amp with for recording?
I have this preamp:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/ART-Tube-MP-Studio-Mic-Preamp?sku=180581

If i'm running a line out from it, I can just use a regular instrument cable right? Or do I need to use a speaker cable or something?
What happens if i mic an amp with a condenser mic for recording purposes? will it hurt the mic, not hurt the mic but not sound optimal, or sound fine? I ask because I have this mic package:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/MXL-MXL-990993-Studio-Package?sku=273168

When I originally got it I for some reason was under the impression that only one of the mics was a condenser and the other was for micing amps. but now i of course realize that they are both condensers. the only other mics i have right now are these:

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Nady-SP5-Mic-SpecialBuy-1-Get-2-Free?sku=277174

which obviously are not top of the line. so I'm wondering, which of these would be better to mic an amp with for recording?
I... would like... to plow you
um... music that makes you thrash till death?
you looked on youtube... for math help?
hmm that does look pretty interesting. Im definitely going to think about that, especially since, as facing us all pointed out, it would be best to get different mics for so many different applications. thanks a lot to both of you
hmm. well right now i can really only afford to get 1 mic, and its kinda just gonna do everything for me for a while. any of these im sure will give me better recordings than what i get with the nady's