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Signature Guitar Dream

Hey guys. Hope your doing well. Just a question here. If you could build a signature guitar what model would it be and what would

Ibanez or Jackson???

Hi! For about 6 months I'm gonna buy a new guitar and I've been thinking, currently, of these two: Ibanez RGIT20FE and Jackson KVMG Pro

Recommend me guitar music

Hey, Looking to explore new music. It doesn't matter if it is extremely "geeky" or quirky or very pop or anything in between. If it sounds

New jimi Hendrix strat copy need new pickup ideas !

Hey guys and girls !! I got a new strat it needs some work though im replacing the pickups and the neck ! So if

Volume Pot Problem

So yesterday I switched the Volume pots on my 2004 SG from their standard 300k to 500k pots. I wasn't able to test until today

SD Welcomes Adam Gotch (Forum user Sosomething)

We'd like to welcome Adam Gotch, best known as long-time forum user sosomething to our customer service team. Adam brings a great wealth of practical

Picks, Picks & More Picks!

Hi folks, I know as with many things picks are highly personal preference for many reasons. I am about to buy a few different types and

Duo Sonic: what pups would you use?

What pickups would you slap in a beautiful guitar like this and what would you use it for? So many great options the way I

NGD: Squier California Series Stratocaster! Named this one Alvin.

As you can see I am a big fan of Alvin and The Chipmunks.. So my blue guitar is named Simon, and the red one

Pickup Recommendations for a Strat

Hey Guys and Gals, Not particularly clued up on pickup combinations, so looking for a bit of advice. I work in the industry so my playing

NGD: Fender factory special run Stratocaster

I've had the soldering iron fired up for a while here to get this stuff done and present it here. nice fat tremolo block: All stock Fender

Floyd Rose fans a bit of advice needed here

I just got a B. C. Rich with the Floyd Rose Special on it. I don't get to touch it until Christmas. This is my

Magnet Swap - Ceramic Magnet In Screamin Demon

I love the Screamin Demon but want it to be hotter/more powerful to be in a set with a Dimebucker. Has anyone installed a ceramic magnet

any comment on this one

so many people ask me to build a hotrod stylish guitar so i came up with this :) the steel mesh is 1 cm inside the body

active pickups for blues and classic rock?

anyone doing this? i used emgs for years in the mid 90's and really loved the compression and feel of them. been

Bob Sperzel (Spercel) Passes

From the family: It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of our cherished Dad, Robert J. Spercel on December 14th, 2014. Bob is

Neck Relief : Difference between Low B and high E : nominal limits

Hello, I noticed something related to relief with my UV70p, I get smaller values in high E than low B (1st and 7th strings). E.g. When

Off the wall Tele question

Hi, If fitting or space was not an issue, and I hear how great a good Tele pickup sounds, not to mention read about how cool

Pickups suggestions for 57 re-issue strat

I have a 57 reissue USA strat from about 2006, and it has the original 57/62 set in it. Everything is stock except the

Fretboard Oil that does not darken rosewood?

I have a mineral oi/ / lemon oil combination product that darkens the wood. Anyone know of a protectant that lets the wood

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