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  Topic: PRS Announce John Mayer [s]Strat[/s] Sliver Sky
chemistforhire

Replies: 47
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PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:04 pm   Subject: PRS Announce John Mayer [s]Strat[/s] Sliver Sky
I still don't get why a Fender collaboration fell through, as if they wouldn't yield to his demands for CAR, a 7.25" radius and vintage voiced pickups. He seems to imply quality control in replic ...
  Topic: Supro 2020 Westbury - $369 Black Friday Sale @ Sam Ash
chemistforhire

Replies: 20
Views: 9544

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:57 pm   Subject: Supro 2020 Westbury - $369 Black Friday Sale @ Sam Ash
I saw these yesterday when I went to Sam Ash, but they didn't interest me enough to try any of them.
On a side note, if you ask for discount on anything that is not on the list you will get one anywa ...
  Topic: Warmoth Mustang build
chemistforhire

Replies: 27
Views: 13214

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:43 pm   Subject: Warmoth Mustang build
http://i57.tinypic.com/ett7uu.jpg

This is how my mustang is wired. It basically uses the two swtiches to get the popular 4 way switch mod common to telecasters.
  Topic: NEW STRAT DAY.
chemistforhire

Replies: 11
Views: 5260

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:48 pm   Subject: NEW STRAT DAY.
http://srvmusic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Fender-Mexico-2008-Deluxe-Players-Stratocaster-2.jpg

I love strats. No matter how many guitars I get, I always go back to a strat.
  Topic: Mustang bridge action lowering problem
chemistforhire

Replies: 3
Views: 2975

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:53 am   Subject: Mustang bridge action lowering problem
To adjust the height of the bridge, you need to insert a size zero philips head screwdriver into the tiny holes on each side of the bridge (next to low e and high e saddles).

If the screws are stri ...
  Topic: Hofner Shorty Travel Guitar
chemistforhire

Replies: 4
Views: 6050

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:40 pm   Subject: Hofner Shorty Travel Guitar
This year I have been having to travel a lot for work, so I decided to get a travel guitar. I was initially just going to buy a cheap squire mini and just cut away part of the body that was not neces ...
  Topic: Kurt's Hagstrom Deluxe
chemistforhire

Replies: 9
Views: 4974

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:30 am   Subject: Kurt's Hagstrom Deluxe
That guitar is set up for right handed players. Wasn't Kurt left handed?
  Topic: 2017:The end of rosewood?
chemistforhire

Replies: 26
Views: 10595

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 1:24 am   Subject: 2017:The end of rosewood?
I think all electric guitars should stop using precious woods or if be sensible any woods at all. Myths about any influence of the wood on the sound of an instrument with electromagnetic pickups are p ...
  Topic: you can dive with a mustang trem without detuning
chemistforhire

Replies: 13
Views: 7413

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:30 pm   Subject: you can dive with a mustang trem without detuning
that blog is good: http://musicwrench.blogspot.fr/2009/10/fender-mustang-dynamic-vibrato-setup.html

for me; i equilibrate the cigar tube, most people tighten it too much.
verify your neck nut hole ...
  Topic: Pedalboard noob seeking layout tips
chemistforhire

Replies: 6
Views: 3661

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 5:35 pm   Subject: Pedalboard noob seeking layout tips
Placement more than signal chain, but both. Thanks for your reply.

you place boost quite early. What are the pros compared to placing it later?

It depends what you want the boost to do. If you ...
  Topic: Pedalboard noob seeking layout tips
chemistforhire

Replies: 6
Views: 3661

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:21 am   Subject: Pedalboard noob seeking layout tips
I am not certain what you asking. Are you asking about recommended signal chain order or how you should place the pedals on the board?

In terms of signal chain order, I usually go Guitar > Co ...
  Topic: Amp recommendations
chemistforhire

Replies: 41
Views: 14208

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:26 pm   Subject: Amp recommendations
Since I was in a similar situation I started researching possible solutions. I wanted to use my pedal board and was not into using smartphone/tablet/computer based solutions for headphone amps. Then ...
  Topic: 2017 Pedal Board Project
chemistforhire

Replies: 10
Views: 3823

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2017 2:12 am   Subject: 2017 Pedal Board Project
My strategy is to lurk sites like reverb and other pedal dealers and wait until a holiday when they put many things on sale (15 to 20%). Buy used when possible and have an idea of what you want (i.e. ...
  Topic: VIDZONE
chemistforhire

Replies: 3
Views: 3228

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 3:48 pm   Subject: VIDZONE
Fender Jaguar played intermittently throughout the program:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYoqtBEzuiQ[/youtube]
  Topic: Amp recommendations
chemistforhire

Replies: 41
Views: 14208

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:22 pm   Subject: Amp recommendations
Saw an email about this pedal in my inbox. Seems pretty cool but pricey.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8ID1Fa59bE[/youtube]
  Topic: Amp recommendations
chemistforhire

Replies: 41
Views: 14208

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 2:34 am   Subject: Amp recommendations
I saw this the other day while perusing reverb. I don't know how viable this is but it is an option.

http://www.oldbloodnoise.com/pedals/headphone-amp

or

http://www.ehx.com/products/headpho ...
  Topic: Multi-effects
chemistforhire

Replies: 24
Views: 9034

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 12:21 am   Subject: Multi-effects
I have a zoom g3 which I was using in the effects loop of my superego to add modulation effects ( mainly reverb, delay and some pitch shifting) to the "frozen" notes. (I use a carbon copy an ...
  Topic: Squier '51 switch wire help
chemistforhire

Replies: 5
Views: 3993

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 12:08 am   Subject: Squier '51 switch wire help
http://i477.photobucket.com/albums/rr136/13thstreetguitars/crap/51rotary4P3T.gif

You need a 4 pole 3 position rotary switch. Ebay is your friend. Something like this: [url=http://www.ebay.com/itm ...
  Topic: NGD: PRS SE Soapbar
chemistforhire

Replies: 5
Views: 3747

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 12:32 am   Subject: NGD: PRS SE Soapbar
How do you intonate it? I can't tell how that bridge/stop tail works from the pictures.
  Topic: Mustang 65RI Pickups (and alternatives)
chemistforhire

Replies: 12
Views: 6872

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:38 pm   Subject: Mustang 65RI Pickups (and alternatives)
I have some dimarzio area 58 (neck) and 61(bridge) in mine. Good cleans and they handle gain well. I also have it wired for neck, bridge, both in parallel and both in series. No out phase sounds ...
 
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