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  1. Omar

    Omar ✪✪ Miserable Old Curmudgeon ✪✪

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    Thank you so much my brother :) I’m having fun throwing notes here and there lol
     
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    fezz parka Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Go play the one you have. ;)
     
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  3. Omar

    Omar ✪✪ Miserable Old Curmudgeon ✪✪

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    I did and I’m still playing ;)

     
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    fezz parka Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Gas cured. :)
     
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    Omar ✪✪ Miserable Old Curmudgeon ✪✪

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    The amp has helped reducing the symptoms, but its not 100% cured lol :D
     
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    fezz parka Strat-Talk Supporter

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    The more you play...the more it goes away. :)
     
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  7. Omar

    Omar ✪✪ Miserable Old Curmudgeon ✪✪

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    That’s true my brother :) I’m satisfied with what I have, but you know human nature, their needs have no ceiling :)
     
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    dogletnoir V----V Strat-Talk Supporter

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    There's a reason that piece i posted is entitled Unity Gain.
    Here's the textbook definition:
    Unity gain is a term used when establishing the balance between pieces of audio equipment.
    The idea is that input should equal output, level-wise.
    Audio that goes into a device at one level and comes out of that device at the same level is said to be at unity gain.

    Now let's turn that concept around... if input equals output, then output equals input also.

    And that's why we practice, instead of chasing the next shiny object...
    because you only get out of music what you are willing to put in,
    in terms of time and effort. Unity gain, my friend.
    :)
     
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  9. dogletnoir

    dogletnoir V----V Strat-Talk Supporter

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  10. Namelyguitar

    Namelyguitar Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Are you ignoring the ES-339, or Ibanez AM series? (Artcore Expressionist) :)
     
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  11. Keith268

    Keith268 Strat-Talker Silver Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I am very impressed with the quality of the firefly.
     
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  12. Omar

    Omar ✪✪ Miserable Old Curmudgeon ✪✪

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    Thank you E, true and undebatable words. I'm getting better and I will be better, it's just a matter of time. I have no rush :D
     
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    Omar ✪✪ Miserable Old Curmudgeon ✪✪

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    Brother, to be honest, I just found out that 339's smaller than 335, Since I play plugged most of the time, the size doesn't matter, unless it also matters when plugged. I hear a lot about Ibanez, I can't judge until I try one :D
     
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    Cerb Anti conformist reformist Strat-Talk Supporter

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    The problem with the bigger 335 is that it's very uncomfortable to play sitting down. For me at least.
     
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    Andrew Wasson Senior Stratmaster

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    My Ibanez AS100 (ES335 copy) was really the only guitar I played for about 30 years. I had a Strat for a couple of years as well but the big semi-hollowbody was pretty much the only guitar I played. It was the only thing I knew so it felt normal.

    About 10 years ago I got into an Ibanez Solid body shaped like a double cutaway Les Paul and then moved to Telecasters and Strats. My go-to guitars for the past 5 years have been Strats and Telecasters. Now that semi-hollow body that used to feel so natural, feels enormous. I still love playing it though. It’s a really nice guitar.
     
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    Omar ✪✪ Miserable Old Curmudgeon ✪✪

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    I haven’t tried any 355; the archtop I had was fine, I didn’t feel it was big. Anyway, the GAS storm is fading away, I’m not sure for how long it would stay away before it comes back lol
     
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    Needs have a ceiling. When you have what you need...that's all you need. When wants...desire...enters the picture, there is no ceiling until that object of desire is acquired. :)
     
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    Antstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    That comes with life and sometimes not so good life curveballs mixed in.

    What's interesting about that it's kinda like when you're a kid with your first used car and you just can't wait until the day you can afford 'that' fancy car that;s the end all but when you can finally get that car it's "eh"., not that important anymore:) Needs met: very good thing.
     
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    C7FB6BBC-32BC-4514-9BA0-6A15B577FDF2.jpeg This scratched my itch. It’s mostly a wall display since my Strat takes care of most of my needs.
     
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    Yum
     
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