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  1. mjark

    mjark Senior Stratmaster

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    This is really way too much gain which is what I wanted but a Les Paul or any humbucker guitar for that matter has beautiful tone when played much much closer to clean.
     
  2. Chipper

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    Mark, This sounds just fine to me. Lots of Allman Brothers flavor. I like it
     
  3. roger@pennyflic

    roger@pennyflic Senior Stratmaster

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    Morning Folks..:)

    These seem to be great choices Chip. I reckon I could connect with 4 out of 5 at least, maybe 6 out of 5o_O

    @knh555 : BATTLING THE MAPLE LEAF RAG : If I was as rude as Alan I would tell you that I fell asleep reading such a long title (but lets face it I am actually much ruder.:eek:) Having said that, this is real pretty Kev, I liked this one a lot.:thumb: Can't wait to have a shot at it. EDIT: Your use of the whammy bar has me tossing up whether to install mine.:)
    TRANSITION : Spacey and ominous. Reckon this one would make a good movie soundtrack. Nice work. :thumb:
    @roger@pennyflic : CHALLENGE310A : Dude, ya got a new guitar :):) Tell us about it.. and don't spare the details :whistling::whistling: (Sorry I can't "like" your track - seems to be something wrong withST)

    @Relaxing at Cam : SEMI AUTOMATIC KALEIDOSCOPE : Gettin' the feel of this one, the A,B,D structure is a good one to play around with.:thumb:

    @mjark : LAID BACK : No pick ?, no kiddin' I couldn't do that. And yeah, the Tele front pickup is a great sound. Nicely laid back, Well done.

    "I had a Epiphone TV Yellow double cut P-90 once upon a time. I didn't keep it. I probably should have but I let it go. I had a real Strat jones at the time." Are we never satisfied, I really want to stick to just three but who knows what's in the future.

    DRAG : I like the track. When I listen to your stuff, I can hear when you are trying new things and extending yourself. I think you did a good job. :thumb:

    @Chipper : EXPLAINING IT TO THE GOAT : Oh No Chip, tell me it aint so. It sounds like Katana is only a loner. Is it one of those things tribes do to welcome you, you know, give you their wife for a spell. Don't sweat it Chip Russian mail order brides are a dime a dozen and the emails I get show that every single one of them is gorgeous and only wants to serve their new western husbands.:whistling: Oh, nice playing by the way. :thumb:

    @Alan L Cole : Once again AWOL,MIA. Oh...except for that wonderful anecdote about waking up. (Don't be concerned AL, I'm not angry, just very, very hurt):p:p:p:p:p
     
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  4. roger@pennyflic

    roger@pennyflic Senior Stratmaster

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    and one more... you know I don't think there is anything "junior" 'bout this guitar at all.:cool:
    I'm callin' this one "New guitar, same old licks"

     
  5. Chipper

    Chipper Strat-Talker

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    @roger@penyflic You are certainly making your new girlfriend sing, full throated, belting it out fun. Thank you!
     
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  6. Chipper

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    I was compelled by Roger's killer take to add my own weak echo, trying to avoid quarter notes. I used the SG to try to get some good dirt. We'll see...
     
  7. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

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    Because I had to record something on the newly refinished Peavey Patriot...

     
  8. knh555

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    I just had to make sure the slide worked on the newly rebuilt and set-up guitar. I don't think it's broken.:whistling:

     
  10. roger@pennyflic

    roger@pennyflic Senior Stratmaster

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    Morning Folks. :)

    @Chipper : SWEET HOME MASSACHUSETTS : It's great Chip that you have a non-exclusive relationship with your girlfriends. Fender one night, Gibson the next. :whistling: Throw in the Russian mail order bride and your livin' the dream. :thumb: I must admit that I stalked you and Kevin the other day to find out where Massachusetts is. North of New York right ?. What's all this got to do with your track ? Well nothing I suppose, I was just shootin' the breeze. I like the SG, I think I'm a Gibson man at heart :eek:

    @knh555 : ALL THREE : You know Kev I could tell as soon as your first track started that the Peavey had changed colour. I must admit it took me 23 sceonds to pick that it was now a very green sound.:p It looks like you've done a pretty decent job on those two. Has it given them a new lease on life.?. Interesting pickups, a bar across a humbucker sized something ?. Anyway, you gave it decent workout, well done. :thumb:
     
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  11. knh555

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    They're P90ish pickups but a bit of their own thing. they're humbucker sized, have a magnet on the back, a strat bobbin, and a blade across and potted with epoxy, which keeps them lively. They're actually pretty interesting to play. The guitar itself feels very Fender-like but smaller, lighter (6 lbs 4 oz) with a Gibson-scale neck. The neck is wonderful, with enough profile to fill the hand without being large, plus a rolled fretboard. So yeah, it's got a new lease on life. I wouldn't have refinished it if I didn't think the guitar worthwhile. I took both it and the bass over to @Chipper's place yesterday and he gave the bass a thumbs up, including my set-up incredibly enough.
     
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  12. roger@pennyflic

    roger@pennyflic Senior Stratmaster

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    Sounds great Kev. It's something I would like to do but never had the confidence (or the workshop).
     
  13. mjark

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    Everybody's sounding great so far

    VERY distracting, I can only imagine. Great playing though

    Sounds great and great playing. Love Juniors.

    LPs feel like I'm running in sand compared to a Strat.
     
  15. mjark

    mjark Senior Stratmaster

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    I was referring to my playing. My LP plays like butter. Too easy maybe.
     
  16. roger@pennyflic

    roger@pennyflic Senior Stratmaster

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    and testing out whether I have found my funk



    <QUESTION - Care of Your Gibson> Warning - Icky content

    So you've probably gathered that it can get quite warm down here. Thru summer it's mostly just shorts (No Shirt/T-Shirt). What that means is that after plaing there is usually a line of salt left on the guitar. With the Fenders Gloss Polyester that is not a problem as it wipes straight off. It would seem though the Satin Nitrocellulose Lacquer on the Gibson does not provide that "easy to clean" protective layer.

    Am I gonna mess up the finish if it's continually exposed to the salt from my body. (Told you it was Icky)

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  17. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

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    That'll just be known as the Aussie Relic I suppose.

    I would think wiping it down with a gibson-approved/branded polish would be OK, but I'm certainly no expert on this.
     
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  18. Chipper

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    @mjark Great moments at 1:02 and about 1:50. I am going to try and try this one too as soon as I have coffee :)
     
  19. Chipper

    Chipper Strat-Talker

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    last gasp before Sunday...
     
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  20. Alan L Cole

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    The Jam tracks are ready. I'll post soon for Roger's jump start. :thumb:
     
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