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    Hx effects footswitch

    Hey, I just picked up an HX effects. I updated to the newest version firmware and everything seemed to be working fine. I have noticed that one of the footswitches is not consistently working (will sometimes not turn on or off when pushed). This happens quite frequently with this one...
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    2019 SG pickup suggestions

    Thanks for the replies. I’m playing through a fender custom 68 deluxe reverb; the modern silverface one. With mostly mid-gain overdrive pedals on the vintage channel.
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    2019 SG pickup suggestions

    Well I suppose the answers could change, depending on where the discussion went...my gear, taste in music, etc. I don’t find it terribly helpful for people to bother posting “why didn’t you just do a search?” Kind of a waste of your time and mine. Budget would be $200-500.
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    2019 SG pickup suggestions

    Hi. I currently have Gibson 490t and 490r pickups in my 2019 SG. So far, I have installed an RS Guitarworks wiring harness, which seemed to help the sound...but I still find the neck to be a bit muddy and the bridge kind of shrill. It’s useable, but when I compare the SG to my McCarty with...
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    Dimarzio shootout: Master Paf vs 36th ann.

    I am also interested in the 36th vs PAF Master, particularly in an SG.
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    Pickups for SG

    I might try a different pot value. If putting in replacement pickups, would it be good to leave the pots and capacitors stock? I don’t want to make it too complicated.
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    Pickups for SG

    I picked up a 2019 SG standard. Pretty nice player, but the neck pickup is too dark. Needs more clarity. When adjusting EQ on my amp, I can almost get the neck pickup to sound right, but then the bridge is too bright. I have lowered pickup height and roll off the bridge tone knob to...
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    New (2019) Fender Tonemaster Deluxe and Tonemaster Twin

    I like the “vintage” channel on my custom ‘68 deluxe reverb reissue. How does the Tone Master deluxe reverb compare to the ‘68?
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    Rickenbacker pickups?

    I finally got around to adding a .0022uF capacitor to the fifth knob. It works pretty well. Filters out a lot of bass on the neck pickup. I do have some .0033uF capacitors laying around. I was wondering what the effect would be? A more pronounced bass roll-off, or less? Yes I know I could...
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    Rickenbacker pickups?

    Cool. I’ll try it. Thanks.
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    Rickenbacker pickups?

    Would you swap all the pots?
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    Rickenbacker pickups?

    On another website, someone suggested wiring a .0022uF cap across the outer lugs of the blend pot. This would function as a bass contour control? Anyone heard of this mod?
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    Rickenbacker pickups?

    Ah...that would be an easy fix. Any advice on what values would brighten up the neck?
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    Rickenbacker pickups?

    And are the new Lollar mini-broilers the incorrect size/fit for Rickenbacker?
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    Rickenbacker pickups?

    Thanks for the input. Does the Lollar bridge pickup sound good with overdrive? I can’t have it be too bright or thin. I’m sure the neck and middle positions would sound great.
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    Rickenbacker pickups?

    I have a recent model 620. Bridge pickup sounds ok, but the neck sounds bad. Way too muddy. I’ve seen replacement pickups by Barden and Lollar that look interesting. I was thinking of either toasters or something similar like Lollar Broilers. But I don’t want the bridge pickup to sound too...
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    Got a Fuzzy Drive for cheap

    My Mistake. The paperwork was in there with the packing material. Hmm, well it sounds fine and works. So I guess a good deal is a good deal.
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    Got a Fuzzy Drive for cheap

    I got an EWS Fuzzy Drive from Texas Guitar Ranch for about half of what every other place charges. Looks legit, though it didn’t come with EWS manual/paperwork. How are these guys selling them for so cheap? Open box items/returns?
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    Tuner signal strength problem

    I thought they were decent enough. May have to rewire the board with new patch cables.
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    Tuner signal strength problem

    It’s weird. I tried it before the drives and it picked up the guitar signal much faster and consistently. Running it after the drives significantly alters the tuner’s ability to sense the signal and work properly...even when all the pedals are disengaged. I guess I’ll just put the tuner at...
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    Tuner signal strength problem

    Hey all, I'm having an issue with my tuner that I haven't noticed before. For some reason, when I place my tuner in line after my other pedals, it will barely pick up enough signal to properly allow me to tune. I would think that because I have a Boss OD-3 and Blues Driver early in the chain...
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    Please help identify this guitar

    It’s just that the finish didn’t give off a smell like nitro. Kinda didn’t feel like it either. But who knows. I don’t know how to determine the type of finish on a 20 year old guitar.
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    Please help identify this guitar

    I got this the other day. Supposedly a 1997 ‘62 AVRI. The neck and pickups seem legit. Just wondering about the body. What you all think?
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    Darius Rucker pregame show

    I like this guy and he’s a good singer. However, he sounded pretty mediocre/out of tune during the Super Bowl pregame show. Maybe his monitor mix was bad.
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    BOSS KATANA 刀 amplifiers

    I recently got a blues junior IV and compared it with my K100. The Katana sounded better. It especially took od pedals much better than the BJ. The BJ sounded fizzy and crappy with a Blues Driver and an OD3. But the pedals sounded crunchy and smooth with the Katana. I didn’t expect the...
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