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Joined: Jan 2, 2003
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RE: How do you know if you're making progress????

Learning songs is a good thing but it's not the whole picture. Playing entire songs when you only play by yourself can get boring unless you like to p...

18 years ago
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RE: background mp3s for soloing?

Do a web search for "backing tracks" and you'll find some you can download for free. Some are pretty good and some are not so good but they work.

18 years ago
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RE: how do the great ones practice?

Every interview I ever read from the great ones said they practiced pretty much all day every day. Don't recall any specifics though. I remember readi...

18 years ago
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RE: Switching strings with the same finger

I'm with Izabella. Bar it and then just roll your finger up to fret the lasst note and use vibrato.

18 years ago
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RE: A Les Paul as a beginner's guitar?

If you checked it out at the store and were happy with it, I would get that one. It should be plenty good for you to learn on. I'd rather buy a guitar...

18 years ago
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RE: electric setup

Forrok, that's pretty much the answer I was looking for. Sloth, no buzz on open strings. Pretty much just higher up the neck esp the G string. It does...

18 years ago
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RE: I'm 52, trying it again & need amp suggestions...

May also want to look at the DSL line. All tube and come in 50 and 100 watt versions. Gives a wide range of tones from a good clean all the way throug...

18 years ago
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RE: Learning solos by knowing modes, scales, etc.

I did the same thing with the same thought process as you. I still cant pick them out either. I think you can learn to some extend but some just have ...

18 years ago
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RE: Amp settings for various artists

And don't forget tone comes largely from the hands. Clapton could pick up your guitar and amp and he'd still sound like Clapton.

18 years ago
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RE: amp mod

If you do decide to change the tubes, pre amp tubes are just plug and play. Power amp tubes require a rebias of the amp. You can do this yourself if y...

18 years ago
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RE: Are these Fender Deluxe amps the same? and other questions

How long will the tubes last? that depends. Some have to change tubes once a year, some amps have the same tubes for many years. At that rate of play ...

19 years ago
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RE: Amps 101 -- Need Help

There's a reason that MG half stack is only $650.00, while a good Marshall 4X12 cab starts at $650.00. You get what you pay for. Think tone and not s...

19 years ago
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RE: small scratches on body...

Just like a car, everytime you wipe it down or polish it you get swirl marks. Just a fact of life and not much you can do about it.

19 years ago
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