dscottyg's Recent Activity

  1. dscottyg replied to the thread Should I relic this Strat to sell?.

    Thanks. I’ve never fixed one up, but I’m pretty artistic and clever with that kind of stuff. I wish I had a coach other than that Dan...

    May 7, 2021 at 11:20 PM
  2. dscottyg liked rolandson's post in the thread Should I relic this Strat to sell?.

    no. As is usually works best

    May 7, 2021 at 11:19 PM
  3. dscottyg posted a new thread.

    Should I relic this Strat to sell?

    I got a pretty dinged up 2006 American Deluxe HSS Fat Strat for $700. It plays great and is fully intact and functional. I was thinking...

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    Forum: Stratocaster Discussion Forum

    May 7, 2021 at 10:49 PM
  4. dscottyg posted a new thread.

    Please ID this humbucker pickup.

    I just got a 2006 American Deluxe HSS Fat Strat. The guy said that he replaced the humbucker because the original one stopped working,...

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    Forum: Stratocaster Discussion Forum

    May 7, 2021 at 9:14 PM
  5. dscottyg liked Stratoskater's post in the thread How to anchor palm on bridge while plucking between middle and neck pickups?.

    Yes I would agree that my forearm acts as an anchor.

    May 7, 2021 at 6:41 AM
  6. dscottyg liked Nate D's post in the thread How to anchor palm on bridge while plucking between middle and neck pickups?.

    It largely is for me.

    May 7, 2021 at 6:39 AM
  7. dscottyg replied to the thread How to anchor palm on bridge while plucking between middle and neck pickups?.

    I guess that would work for fingerpicking. Thanks

    May 7, 2021 at 6:34 AM
  8. dscottyg liked OttoG's post in the thread How to anchor palm on bridge while plucking between middle and neck pickups?.

    Anchor with the pinky and ring finger (if possible) between volume and tone pot.

    May 7, 2021 at 6:32 AM
  9. dscottyg liked sam_in_cali's post in the thread How to anchor palm on bridge while plucking between middle and neck pickups?.

    Not to beat a dead horse here but when I think of "anchoring" anything, its my pinky finger (just near the bottom of my bridge pickup)....

    May 7, 2021 at 6:32 AM
  10. dscottyg liked Agtronic's post in the thread How to anchor palm on bridge while plucking between middle and neck pickups?.

    Couldn't have said it better. You said everything I was thinking while I was typing my reply.

    May 7, 2021 at 6:31 AM
  11. dscottyg liked Agtronic's post in the thread How to anchor palm on bridge while plucking between middle and neck pickups?.

    When I first played a Strat, this was one of the adjustments I had to make to my technique. If you're used to playing an LP, perhaps you...

    May 7, 2021 at 6:31 AM
  12. dscottyg liked RobZ69's post in the thread How to anchor palm on bridge while plucking between middle and neck pickups?.

    You should anchor your elbow, not your hand. At least, that's what I was taught (way back) when I started on classical acoustic...

    May 7, 2021 at 6:28 AM
  13. dscottyg liked Martins Strat's post in the thread How to anchor palm on bridge while plucking between middle and neck pickups?.

    I can’t speak for @Stratoskater but he might not be pivoting or anchoring at any particular point, I think some people are just a bit...

    May 7, 2021 at 6:26 AM
  14. dscottyg posted a new thread.

    Please spell “relicked” correctly.

    When a C is followed by an E or an I, it makes the /S/ sound unless it is an already established rare exception. When you add -ed or...

    Forum: Stratocaster Discussion Forum

    May 7, 2021 at 6:17 AM
  15. dscottyg posted a new thread.

    Pop-in tremolo arm stuck.

    The tremolo arm / whammy bar is way too hard to pop in and pull out. I feel like I’m almost going to break something trying to pull it...

    Forum: Stratocaster Discussion Forum

    May 4, 2021 at 6:58 AM