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nirvgas
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Joined: Aug 1, 2006
Topics: 17 / Replies: 154
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Re: How was this paintjob done?!?! WOW

Yeah, that was my first thought too. It looks like the kind of effect that you get when you take a grinder to a piece of metal. I'd never heard of it...

15 years ago
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Re: never two days the same...

I agree completely with dogbite! The guitar is such a humbling instrument (as I'm sure most instruments are). Some days I can pick, some I can strum...

15 years ago
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Re: strumming direction

You can usually get away with playing all downstrokes in many punk rock songs that are made up of power chords (Green Day, Blink 182), but in most cas...

15 years ago
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Re: Help with a rhythm pattern

I think this piece would be more easily played with all downstrums. At 80 bpm it's slow enough that really shouldn't need upstrums. Feel free to str...

15 years ago
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Re: Need tips on barring

Darth,Make sure that you're placing your finger as close to the fret as possible (this goes for all chords). Also, it helps to roll your index finger...

15 years ago
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Re: On a morbid note.....

Monty Python's Always Look on the Bright Side of Life. Every word of it sums up my attitude to life and death and I'd rather remind the rellies of tha...

15 years ago
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Re: Advice on Fender guitars and amps

The Squier '51 is a popular first choice for many, and you can save some money if you look for a package deal. The amps that come in guitar packages ...

15 years ago
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Re: The Gear fairy has visited.

I hear the guitar fairy wears an AC/DC t-shirt and old, torn up jeans. :lol: Probably has the 80's rock band hair too!

15 years ago
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Re: Is GAS still the term around here? I got it...

That is one angry-lookin' guitar. :lol: Great color to it, not too shabby at all.

15 years ago
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Re: Mimic a Modular Filter Sound

I'll have to try the envelope filter idea...just never crossed my mind. I have a Schecter C1+, so I needed the compression pedal to try and get the 5...

15 years ago
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Re: power chords d g c

Hmm, anything by Green Day is usually pretty fun. Also a lot of AC/DC make great use of power chords. The list goes on and on...

15 years ago
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Re: Metronomes and Such

Same here. You can't play in time if you don't know where to put your fingers first! :D That being said, I think that the flashing LED metronome is ...

15 years ago
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Re: Mimic a Modular Filter Sound

I ended up using some compression along with the auto-wah on my amp and it sounds pretty good. Not exact, but pretty good. I'll keep tinkering with ...

15 years ago
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Re: just learning to read tab

Also, don't be surprised if your ears pick up on some mistakes in the books too. Book tabs aren't necessarily accurate either. A good ear is the bes...

15 years ago
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Re: Practice amps?

monstercables are hyped. pick up the cables with the screw apart fittings. I get the ones with the blue trim and they have never failed. less spendy a...

15 years ago
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