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  1. Groundwire replied to the thread Fuzz problem.

    Are you playing into a clean amp? One of the reasons the demos of Fuzz pedals sound good is that they are often running them Into dirty...

    Jan 22, 2022 at 7:07 PM
  2. Groundwire liked Stratoskater's post in the thread NGD Gibson Les Paul R8.

    Very nice! I love my R8, by far my favorite guitar. Mines VOS Faded Bourbon Burst. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  3. Groundwire liked brianlps's post in the thread Do you think a Bright switch is useful on an amp?.

    I use it on my Bassbreaker when I switch to a humbucker guitar. Gives the neck pickup more clarity and I roll off the tone knob some on...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 3:30 PM
  4. Groundwire liked Cerb's post in the thread Do you think a Bright switch is useful on an amp?.

    It makes a big difference. Whether you like it or find it useful is another matter.

    Jan 21, 2022 at 1:10 PM
  5. Groundwire liked CB91710's post in the thread Gibby tail piece questions....

    Bent bridge: [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  6. Groundwire replied to the thread To add the tone control to the bridge pickup….

    Only needed if you want to use different value caps for the two different tone controls. Some like a larger value cap for treble pickups...

    Jan 21, 2022 at 12:58 AM
  7. Groundwire liked dirocyn's post in the thread Gibby tail piece questions....

    Top-wrapped or not, the tailpiece gives you control over the break angle. More break angle (up to the limit where the back of the...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 7:41 PM
  8. Groundwire replied to the thread Gibby tail piece questions....

    Yeah, I imagine the quality and composition of the bridges has varied over the years as well. Maybe some are more susceptible to warping...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 6:24 PM
  9. Groundwire replied to the thread Gibby tail piece questions....

    See some other replies below, but yes, this can and does happened, including to my 335, which now has a tone pros bridge (which is...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 6:21 PM
  10. Groundwire liked dbb541's post in the thread Gibby tail piece questions....

    Lower the tail piece all the way down and top wrap. That's my vote.

    Jan 20, 2022 at 6:20 PM
  11. Groundwire replied to the thread Gibby tail piece questions....

    I bought a 1985 335 in 2020. It came with a replacement bridge, but original was in the case. No idea how long it’d been off. Tailpiece...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 5:47 PM
  12. Groundwire replied to the thread Gibby tail piece questions....

    There is some benefit to having the tailpiece all the way down in terms of coupling and potentially enhanced sustain, but only do this...

    Jan 20, 2022 at 5:11 PM
  13. Groundwire replied to the thread How many amps have you got?.

    I find verbing nouns to be a perfectly cromulent thing to do.

    Jan 19, 2022 at 7:20 PM
  14. Groundwire liked dante1963's post in the thread How many amps have you got?.

    In the immortal words of that great philosopher Calvin, "Verbing nouns weirds language."

    Jan 19, 2022 at 6:02 PM
  15. Groundwire replied to the thread How many amps have you got?.

    Sadly true, and too bad, because if I did write in a journal I would note that I learned an awesome new word today: Altruisting

    Jan 19, 2022 at 4:59 PM