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  1. TB72

    Have you played with any "famous" musicians?

    I've played with Brian a whole bunch...and he's pretty damn famous around here, I'd say. :dude
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    P90s: Staple vs Pole?

    While their footprint is the same (meaning they fit in the same sized cavity), the P90 and the Alnico 5 Staple are different sounding pickups. The staple has a sound that could be described as a more hi-fi version of a P90...a bit more clarity and high end sparkle. This makes it a nice option...
  3. TB72

    Setup slide guitar

    As opposed to raising the action a whole bunch, I would just go up a gauge in string size. And as stated above, find a slide that facilitates a light touch (this will actually be a combination of the slide itself, and your technique...mostly technique I'd say). For me, the action is a delicate...
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    Guitar strap length - Billy Gibbons style

    Billy's straps are adjustable from 60" to 65"...they is looonnnngg. (Dusty's are 50" to 55")
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    Does a Les Paul just make everything sound better?

    Talking shop with one of my band mates (we both play in multiple bands). The subject came around to my Les Paul. He said, "I've seen pics of you playing it, but you've never brought it to one of our gigs." I told him it's because that guitar is a sonic steamroller. It just dominates so much of...
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    I Think I Want a Pink Guitar

    After seeing the pic, I can see where you'd want one...that SG looks real nice.
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    Trying out Lollar Imperials in my R8

    I've got a set of Low Wind Imperials in my R8. I've found many of the same things as you. Not brash like the BBs. All the classic LP tones can be coaxed out of them, and I can wrangle some quasi tele tones out of there as well. I really like the way they clean up when you roll back the volume...
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    Looking at changing out my Fender Pro Junior, any suggestions?

    Mount a Swart Night Light Junior in the back of your Pro Junior... ...enjoy.
  9. TB72

    Are there any American made 335 style guitars with a 1 3/4 nut?

    Check with some of the usual suspects... Heritage? Collings?
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    Set list to appeal to middle aged women...

    Might just have to move out there... :D
  11. TB72

    what is the secret to perfect tone?

    I think I'd be more likely to ask myself, "What Would DAVE Friedman Do?
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    JJ's Output Tubes

    I can't say our experiences are similar. I've not had any issues with JJs tubes.
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    Guitarists with Unique Fingering

    Tony Iommi?
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    Amps without reverb....

    Most of my amps don't have reverb. I have a Strymon Flint that fixes that issue quite well. If I'm running into an amp with an effects loop, I'll put the reverb in there. I have no issues with running into the front end though (some of my amps, I don't have a choice anyway). I tend to run my...
  15. TB72

    High energy trio rock bands

    Hard to mention high-energy without a nod to Phil X.
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    When did you first notice harmonized guitar solos?

    First one that came to mind for me as well.
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    Are we not talking about the new Clapton sig guitars?

    I actually prefer the Steinberger tuners, but if you're going for period-correct...
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    Are we not talking about the new Clapton sig guitars?

    Yup..."Hard no" if it's their modern spec Firebird pickup.
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    "I was made for lovin you" acoustic finger style arrangement

    Well done! The song really works in that style...I dig it.
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    Your all-time favorite Country song

    There are too many to name. I suppose I'll default to this one...
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    Martina McBride...What Happened to Her?

    Are you sure you're not thinking of Patty Loveless? Hey louderock, I suppose the answer to your question would be "affirmative".
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    Which 12-string electric?

    If you can find one (they don't make 'em anymore), I'd recommend a Yamaha Pacifica 12. Mine has the best tuning stability of any electric 12 I've ever played.
  23. TB72

    did you like ABBA 's singing ?

    I wasn't sure, so I thought I'd take-a-chance take-a-chance take-a-take-a chance-chance. Not something I'll go out of my way to listen to, but there's no denying the talent.
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    Extra Deep Pickup Rout Could Be More Susceptible to Feedback?

    You say you like the pickups set low... One possibility is that the pickup springs are too loose to hold the pickups in place sufficiently tight. This can cause them to vibrate, leading to feedback. Try longer springs (or surgical tubing). Or, as mentioned above, a little bit of foam in the...
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    If you could replace one album track with a song that was recorded at the same but left off...

    On the Beatles White Album, one of several tracks could have been turfed in favor of Not Guilty.

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