Sweetwater Giveaway: Gator Frameworks Studio Desk

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Our sponsor Sweetwater.com is giving away an Elite Series Main Desk from Gator Frameworks.

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From the Manufacturer:

The Gator Frameworks Elite Furniture Series Main Desk is an ergonomic workstation that's ideal for home...

Ever realize you’re just…done?

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So I’m poking around TGP and came across an ad for a sunburst Strat at a pretty good price. I got excited then realized…I don’t need it.

I have a main guitar, and a suitable backup for gigs. I’m satisfied with my modeling solution. Satisfied with my monitoring choice.

So, as excited as I got for a few minutes, I sighed and moved on.

Let me guess - that means my TGP card is going to be revoked, right?!?

Refinished pre CBS Strat with Repro Decal?

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I'm looking at a refinished 60's pre CBS Strat that also has a repro decal. I'm not even 100% sure I want to place an offer for a vintage Strat without the original decal, except for the fact it would be the cheapest way to get my hands on an otherwise dream Strat.

How much discount would you guys expect off of a typical refinished price for a pre CBS 60's Strat, and could you stomach the fact that it's missing the original decal considering it's also a long term investment?

How do you get the best tones out of your Telecaster?

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Having played Gibson or similar humbucker equipped guitars all my life I have now, at age 64, got my first Tele. Actually, a Japanese made Tokai Breezy Sound. Any tone tips would be most appreciated.

New Gen Loss MKII from Chase Bliss!! (Preorder is up)

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Generation Loss mkII is a 2-in-1 VHS simulator. It includes the classic Generation Loss, as well as an entirely new exploration that dives deep into the mysteries of tape. Crinkles and all. Features include:
- Stereo I/O
- 10+ tape models
- Complex failure control
- Magnetic saturation
- Classic mode

Read more here...

How Did you Pick Your Pickups?

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I'm plotting out a strat partscaster build and I am just absolutely stuck on making a decision on the pickups.

A big issue for me is that there's not a real uniform way to listen to multiple different kinds of pickups (putting aside all the unavoidable variables like listening setup even if there were some uniform source or Youtube channel that had wide ranging pickup demonstrations).

At this point, I'm 90% sure I'm just going to go with some Fender Fat 50s, but it's been a lot of back...

The main differences between a Tele and a Strat

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I've been a Telecaster player for the past 4 years and am considering buying a Stratocaster. Other than the obvious differences,( 3 pickups vs. 2, one being tremolo capable, physical shape) what are the different characteristics?

Great guitar rock albums since 2000

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Hey, Guys! I’m a pretty big grunge & Alternative 90’s rock guy. I graduated high school in ‘96. I struggle to find newer music that I’m really into. What rock albums of the last twenty years or so should I check out? I appreciate the suggestions! Thanks.

What's Your "Do-it-All" Guitar and Why?

Post just one line from a song you love

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Surprised there wasn't already a thread of this nature, oh well, here goes :
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"This colorful spell under which I live protects me from all I write."

- They Might Be Giants - "Birds Fly"

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post em if ya got em

How Many Stratocasters Do You Own?

Country players! Share your CLEAN tone secrets

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I’m in a country project. Signal chain: Tele > comp > klon solo boost > Deluxe or Twin Reverb.

Do any of you guys have a tone polisher for cleans that is always on after your comp?

Thanks

Gibson basses...why?

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Only time I saw a Gibson bass being played on stage it was by a 90 year old woman cranking out hymns at a church funeral on an SG bass. I see Schecter basses based on Gibson designs (Simon Gallup, Nikki Sixx), but have never seen an actual Gibson bass being played or even know anyone that owns one. Who is buying these? Maybe I'm just old and these are popular with the...

Ever felt your gear is too nice?

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I was playing a gig with my original band. We were part of a 4 band set. I was feeling like my gear was a bit too nice. I mean my amp and guitar was probably more expensive than all the bands gear combined. Have you ever felt like you needed a "B" rig, or even a "C" rig?

Are Tribute Bands killing Variety Cover Bands in your city?

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Here in Denver, it seems like everyone I used to play with who's still out gigging is exclusively in a tribute band or two, or primarily focused on a tribute band. I talked to one guy who was doing a 90s (mostly) variety cover band and he said the Tribute bands he's in are great because you can share a bill and focus on 1-ish hours of your best stuff. It's not unlike an originals lineup and commitment. That was the other thing this guy I know really liked. Getting in and out and not having...

Inflation and vintage instruments?

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Hi forum minds! What will happen during the anticipated inflation? Money will loose its value, but what about collectable guitars, basses and other expensive vintage stuff? Any ideas?

What’s the best feeling, most effortless playing Electric you’ve ever played?

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I’ve owned a fair amount of instruments ranging in price from entry level mass production to upper tier boutique. And been fortunate to have played some beautiful guitars featuring brilliant detailed craftsmanship.
It seems like more often than not around here what people want to know or talk about is tone. I’m into that for sure.. But over the years, and many, many...

Dude...GC Player Series Exclusive.....Dude...Ebony board.....Dude...Matching headstock...Dude....

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Total swag!!!

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Some straight talk about the future of tube amps

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First, let me say that tube amps sound great and they are a joy to own if you have the space to play them or have the equipment to quieten them down. But, I believe tube amps won’t last for much longer. I don’t believe they will go extinct, but I do believe the market will vastly shrink within a decade or so. A lot of amp manufacturers complain about tube and component shortages. I don’t know if this will ever improve, but it has definitely made amps more expensive and more difficult to...

2022 TGP Favorite Delay Pedals

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Inspired by this thread, what are your favorite delays in 2022?


My newest favorite: Line 6 DL4 MKII (and hopefully the Boss RE-2 when I get it)
Old mainstays: Line 6 Echo Park, Ibanez DE7, Boss DD-2, and MXR Carbon Copy

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Sweetwater Giveaway: Gator Frameworks Studio Desk

  • 201
  • 25
Our sponsor Sweetwater.com is giving away an Elite Series Main Desk from Gator Frameworks.

desk1.jpg
desk2.jpg





From the Manufacturer:

The Gator Frameworks Elite Furniture Series Main Desk is an ergonomic workstation that's ideal for home...

Ever realize you’re just…done?

  • 18,705
  • 369
So I’m poking around TGP and came across an ad for a sunburst Strat at a pretty good price. I got excited then realized…I don’t need it.

I have a main guitar, and a suitable backup for gigs. I’m satisfied with my modeling solution. Satisfied with my monitoring choice.

So, as excited as I got for a few minutes, I sighed and moved on.

Let me guess - that means my TGP card is going to be revoked, right?!?

Refinished pre CBS Strat with Repro Decal?

  • 2,888
  • 48
I'm looking at a refinished 60's pre CBS Strat that also has a repro decal. I'm not even 100% sure I want to place an offer for a vintage Strat without the original decal, except for the fact it would be the cheapest way to get my hands on an otherwise dream Strat.

How much discount would you guys expect off of a typical refinished price for a pre CBS 60's Strat, and could you stomach the fact that it's missing the original decal considering it's also a long term investment?

How do you get the best tones out of your Telecaster?

  • 7,113
  • 126
Having played Gibson or similar humbucker equipped guitars all my life I have now, at age 64, got my first Tele. Actually, a Japanese made Tokai Breezy Sound. Any tone tips would be most appreciated.

New Gen Loss MKII from Chase Bliss!! (Preorder is up)

  • 33,559
  • 491
1655142848140.png






Generation Loss mkII is a 2-in-1 VHS simulator. It includes the classic Generation Loss, as well as an entirely new exploration that dives deep into the mysteries of tape. Crinkles and all. Features include:
- Stereo I/O
- 10+ tape models
- Complex failure control
- Magnetic saturation
- Classic mode

Read more here...
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