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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #450 on: 24 Mar 2015, 06:27 »

Guitar's back! Garrison AG-200. Gorgeous thing, and I'm so happy I bought one when I could, before Gibson bought them out and dissolved the company.



Thought I'd get an obligatory gear shot in too. Took it whilst packing up after band this morning hence the lack of power cables for me pedals (they're hiding in the box). JamMan Solo XT for looping and Behringer X V-Amp for a multitude of effects. Electric's just a cheap 100 Stagg. Nothing amazing but it gets me by when I need to go full electric.

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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #451 on: 26 Apr 2015, 13:26 »

New guitar!

2015 Gibson LPM in translucent ebony. So good.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #452 on: 10 May 2015, 07:37 »

Sup guys. I sold my Parker Nitefly V1 (the 96, strat style one) not the one I usually post pics of me playing. Got $500 for it at GC. Which is what I traded the Acoustic Black Widow we paid $500 for. Paid some bills. Meh. I just never needed two parkers. I'm mostly playing the yamaha acoustic electric now anyway. I feel like I'm set for gear for life. GAS'd out.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #453 on: 10 May 2015, 16:22 »

Wish I could say I was gas'ed out  :-o

Serious GAS for one of the following:
1) Epiphone SG G400 (worn cherry, I think)
2) Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plus Top Pro (a blue one)
3) Squier Telecaster Deluxe (alpine white, like Chris Sheflett's)

Only thing in common is 2 humbuckers for when I need (ok, want  :lol: something other than the single coils on my Telecaster.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #454 on: 17 Nov 2015, 10:08 »

Just got me one of these babies for 35 euros.



It's a 1985 Ibanez DS10 Distortion charger, made in Japan and it is my new favourite overdrive.

as a highlight of how versatile this thing is, here's something I put together with just that and a tremolo pedal for a couple of parts.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #455 on: 01 Dec 2015, 14:48 »

Its been so long since I played a guitar plugged in I might need instructions.
At least some healthy GAS has returned.

1934 Epiphone Hollywood Masterbilt Tenor

I mean, I don't really NEED 6 strings, do I?
New Album hopefully in early 2016. True to form right after I got all the new recording software loaded on lappy, Windows10 ate itself. :(
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #456 on: 14 Dec 2015, 23:38 »

I know I'm insanely late to the party on these, but I just got some most excellent Joyo pedals.


Does what it says on the tin. It's a chorus and it was cheap. I was sick of using my delay as one, so this replaces it. Sounds excellent doing what it does.


This digital delay is fucking great. One second of delay on the pot, but if you tap tempo it, it'll give you anywhere up to six. Great for combining with my analog delay for trippy as fuck sound scapes. Also has a reverse delay setting, which I've always wanted for no good reason. Best feature is that it has two presets which you can switch between using the left button on its own. Seamless, noiseless transitions from space echo style delay to reverse/digital/however you set it. No controls for the oscillation, but that's what I have an analog delay for anyway so screw that. Solid piece of kit.

One thing I wouldn't have minded is it being stereo out, but you know, that's kind of asking a bit much for such a cheap and functional pedal.


1934 Epiphone Hollywood Masterbilt Tenor

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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #457 on: 16 Dec 2015, 09:57 »

Oh well. the Tenor Gtr is on hold now. /G.A.S.
ah well. Vintage gtrs come with their own probs. Kinda diggin' this:
Washburn J-600

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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #458 on: 23 Feb 2016, 07:20 »

obligatory weird doombilly guitar post.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #459 on: 23 Feb 2016, 10:24 »

So I got myself a flanger hoax.



Not only is it pretty and huge, but it's fucking versatile. I still haven't figured it out completely, but it'll do some far-out stuff when combined with a delay and a stereo amp setup.

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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #460 on: 29 Feb 2016, 15:28 »

obligatory weird doombilly guitar post.

I'd play one
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #461 on: 07 Apr 2016, 13:25 »

Wow. GAS for Hofner Archtop New President I saw in Cali last month.
But since we can't get dick for bookings these days, I guess I'll soldier on with the yamaha.  :x
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« Reply #462 on: 08 Apr 2016, 00:37 »

Man, my dad has a hofner senator (1959) and those things are fucking beauties. I honestly can't think of many guitars I love more than that particular thing.
I played one of the new presidentsand was slightly disappointed by it, but maybe it just hadn't quite 'settled' yet if you know what I mean. It played very well, but it somehow didn't feel quite as lively. Perhaps it had something to do with the fact that it was single cut as well. Full bodied acoustics always seem to have a slightly fuller sound to me.


Either way it played beautifully and you could do much worse. Have you considered the godin 5th avenue as a second option?
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #463 on: 08 Apr 2016, 06:47 »

Those are nice too (Godins) I had not looked at them. Definitely better than a lot of other options available.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #464 on: 20 Dec 2016, 14:41 »

https://twitter.com/jephjacques/status/811327392195244032
https://twitter.com/jephjacques/status/811328585592164352

Is this really some weirdo thing? I thought the norm was to upgrade your amp first, then upgrade your guitar. Especially when these are PRS imports, not cheapo imports.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #465 on: 07 Mar 2017, 10:14 »

I have a hand built amp which I play an old tanglewood strat copy through. My most expensive guitar is a partscaster I paid 250 for. Jeph don't know what poverty is :p

I can get a good sound out of any old bad guitar with a decent amp. Opposite I wouldn't want to bet on it.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #466 on: 11 Dec 2017, 10:48 »

Banjos, Banjos, Banjos.
Would play. Love the deeper tone of the baritone.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #468 on: 08 May 2018, 09:26 »

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« Reply #469 on: 16 Jul 2019, 17:32 »









NECROOOOOOOOOO POOOOOOOOOOOOOOOST BAHAHAHAHA IT'S ALIIIIIIIIIVE
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #470 on: 16 Jul 2019, 17:33 »

Not pictured above: my 2011 Les Paul '50s Tribute (P90s)
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« Reply #471 on: 28 Jul 2019, 04:57 »

Pat, whenever I come out there I am going to sacrifice a goat to the pantheon of your instruments.
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« Reply #472 on: 28 Jul 2019, 13:53 »

Gaz, I would prefer a landlord's testicle. But if that's difficult, please don't sweat it.
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #473 on: 03 Jun 2020, 16:37 »

i command this thread to LIVE

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« Reply #474 on: 03 Jun 2020, 19:53 »

pretty

bruhhhhhhh that thing's sweet. fan frets, eh? how much different is it ergonomically?
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Re: Guitars, guitars, guitars
« Reply #475 on: 07 Jun 2020, 09:15 »

obligatory weird doombilly guitar post.
I'm curious to hear one. Any recommendations?

("doombilly guitar" just turned up a bunch of Doom guitar covers instead.)
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« Reply #476 on: 09 Jun 2020, 10:15 »

pretty

bruhhhhhhh that thing's sweet. fan frets, eh? how much different is it ergonomically?

i'm not sure how the fanned frets play into the ergonomics beyond optimizing string tension, but the real revelation for me is strandberg's funky compound neck profile
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« Reply #477 on: 12 Jun 2020, 12:30 »

So I have resolved that if I keep my credit card at zero by the time guitar shops reopen, I am going out there and buying one of my dream guitars.

Shop in town has a sweet looking Midnight Strat, but I am going to shop around a bit - I want to try some Gretsches, maybe some SGs, even a goddamn Rickenbacker is an option.
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« Reply #478 on: 05 Jul 2020, 10:14 »

Lockdown had made me consider learning an instrument. And my mind fell on guitar, and since I already own an audio interface for a microphone, I could plug in an e-guitar and spare my neighbours from my beginner's fails.
Long story short, I've found a new Epiphone Les Paul SL Ebony for 109 at a local music store. Does anyone know anything about them, are they recommendable for absolute beginners?
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« Reply #479 on: 05 Jul 2020, 12:32 »

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« Reply #480 on: 03 Aug 2020, 00:01 »

Seems the guy who does Dabchick got into guitar modding.

Here he adds a 7th string and includes a song at the end.
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« Reply #481 on: 03 Aug 2020, 14:14 »

Lockdown had made me consider learning an instrument. And my mind fell on guitar, and since I already own an audio interface for a microphone, I could plug in an e-guitar and spare my neighbours from my beginner's fails.
Long story short, I've found a new Epiphone Les Paul SL Ebony for 109 at a local music store. Does anyone know anything about them, are they recommendable for absolute beginners?

Hey cybersmurf! Took me this long to actually get around to replying.

I looked this up, and basically it seems that that is pretty much exactly the price you can expect to pay for one of those. Not a ripoff, not a great price, just about right. That is a great price for anything by Epiphone, principally speaking, but it must be their mega-budget model because Epiphone can be surprisingly pricey for a 'budget' version of Gibson. My research suggests they're surprisingly good quality for the price.

It will be fine as a beginner guitar and probably not for much else - one thing I would warn of is that Gibson/Epi guitars are often verrrry heavy and cheaper does not necessarily mean lighter in my experience, so be watchful of that if you're somebody lacking in upper body strength or spinal strength. That said it seems this one is a consciously lightweight design by them.

As a guitar, it's basically a bite on the typical style of a Danelectro type guitar, so it looks like it won't be built for handling a heavy metal sound, but would be fine cruising through punk, rock 'n' roll, jazz (although not necessarily lead), country, as long as you aren't looking to do them too seriously. If it sounds like this guitar won't suit your needs, by all means reply here or drop me a PM for advice and we can chat in more detail about what you might want from a guitar.

I, on the other hand, have added someone new to my relationship - Luna, the name I have given to a Japanese Fender Midnight Stratocaster. One of these.


I was on the hunt for a Dream Guitar for when shops started re-opening, to spend some money my grandmother's estate left to me. I had considered a few options, but saw this Midnight Strat in a window and fell in love with it instantly.

David Gilmour played one. And influences don't get bigger than that for me.

I've never been a huge fan of Strats, because they're such jack-of-all guitars - but they are just that, though. And the pickups are made by Seymour Duncan, and the wood is amazing, it's light, it's beautiful and such good quality. So easy to play. Sounds absolutely incredible, and the floating bridge is surprisingly kind to the tuning.
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« Reply #482 on: 03 Aug 2020, 14:24 »

Thanks for your input, Thrillho, I appreciate it.
I looked around a bit myself, and some YouTube channel said "for that prize, you shouldn't expect anything good strings wise, so re-string them out of the box, but otherwise they sound good." I don't want anything beyond a beginner's guitar, since I don't even know whether I'd keep it up for longer than a few weeks. By now, life has tightened my budget so I'll have to look whether I'll actually do it.
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