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Joined: Mar 2, 2004
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Re: Questions for my guitar project

500k-ohm is considered standard for humbucker volume and tone pots. Audio taper is preferred for the volume, but tones are your preference (either lin...

12 years ago
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Re: Does the bridge need removed?

on a flattop guitar a lifting bridge often is the sign of a different problem, especially on a pin-style bridge: it usually means the top is starting ...

12 years ago
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Re: Show us your Les Pauls!

It was only a LP signature model for a year before Gibby renamed it SG. While Les Paul supposedly didn't like it all that much, he admitted requesting...

12 years ago
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Re: It's Here! My new Xaviere 870 from Guitar Fetish

The first thing I'd do is contact Guitar Fetish about the tuners. From my own experience, and that I've read from others, they stand behind their prod...

12 years ago
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Re: 13 gauge (jazz med.) on a PRS?

If it's an SE with the wrap-around bridge, I know from correspondence with the PRS company that it can only take 9 or 10 gauge strings. I don't know ...

12 years ago
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Re: switching from economy picking to strictly alternate pic

going with "strictly" anything eventually tends to be limiting. ideally, we would try to be proficient in many picking techniques and let our hands ch...

12 years ago
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Re: HELP: FINGERS NOT READY (soft tips) and have gig next we

I often use "superglue" to repair fingertips -- it does indeed harden. if you use it, you should clean your fingers with alcohol or Purell first, let ...

12 years ago
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Re: Our Blues Band gets the Blues

sorry to hear this, Dan. are the 3 'rockers' still thinking about doing it as a trio? W seems kind of unstoppable.

12 years ago
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Re: Where do I get the nut for a stratocaster jack input

+1 for Radio Shack. You may have to buy the entire jack assembly, but that's only 2-ish bucks.

12 years ago
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Re: My first Monster Cable Gone Bad

I just had mine die -- in the middle of a gig. it had to be either the Monster Cable or the E-B volume pedal. one is a great design that is well-execu...

12 years ago
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Re: Friendly guitar stores in New York?

heard about the bass lounge, but haven't been yet -- last summer gave up a chance on that to visit Sadowsky's shop in Brooklyn instead. -- Sadowsky is...

12 years ago
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Re: Friendly guitar stores in New York?

Manny's, even though it's owned by Sam Ash now, it's still a landmark in NYC.. Manny's is no longer, slej. Sam Ash closed it in late spring. Rudy's i...

12 years ago
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Re: Hand Crafted In China Guitars

If the quality is bad, blame the name on the headstock. the company that commissions manufacturing (and maybe even design) in China is in complete con...

12 years ago
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Re: Listening

training can be very important and rewarding for some. for some types of tests, we conducted training sequences to sharpen listeners abilities to hear...

12 years ago
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