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Official Guitar, Amp, Pedals, and Gear Thread

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Piobaire, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. GusW

    GusW Well-Known Member

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    If you want the most accurate perspective on pricing on used and vintage guitars get a copy of this :

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    The 2013 edition isn't out just yet but you might want to place an order.

    http://www.vintageguitar.com/price-guide/
     
  2. origenesprit

    origenesprit Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I can't see how he comes up with your Les Paul plus $1600 - that seems crazy. Maybe a few hundred extra, but $1600?? I mean, I think color can have a lot to do with value for LP customs, but even so.

    Definitely check out the price guide that PSG linked to or failing that, eBay, to try and see what similar things sold for.
     
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  3. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Well-Known Member

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    I am such a tinkerer. I placed a order with this dude that hand winds pickups to wind me some new ones. 7 week wait. I am dying here, yet so excited.
     
  4. El Argentino

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    That sounds awesome. I've been wanting to replace the stock pickups in my piece for a while but haven't been "in the know" enough for a long time to merit it (aka- played for 7-8 years very seriously, and then just dropped it for the last 6).

    Please post a link w/ sound if at all feasible.
     
  5. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I have been getting into it again after college/early-career hiatus. It is fun, but you get into the gear fever again pretty quickly!

    I probably won't get around to posting any audio links for a while. I have no modes of recording anything decent. No mics, or anything at this point. Don't know if I even want to go there as I just enjoy playing for myself.
     
  6. El Argentino

    El Argentino Well-Known Member

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    Totally understandable.

    If there's any way to at least throw some photos up of the process (or of the new pickups/installation assuming you do it) I'd love to see what goes into it.
     
  7. stickshift

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    Yeah no kidding man, I don't have time to play anymore but I'm still thinking about building a 5E3 clone :slayer:
     
  8. toothsomesound

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    got a neunaber wetverb v3 coming in the mail, extremely excited.
     
  9. origenesprit

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    Let us know how you like it. I put in an order for the new Mr. Black eterna shimmerverb when they were doing the testicular cancer awareness version - looking forward to some shimmer.
     
  10. DerekS

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    i live in an apartment now. no drums, no amps. My dad has a pretty large music room at their house where i can go get loud when i need to.
     
  11. dopeitsjosh

    dopeitsjosh Well-Known Member

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    I want to learn how to play the guitar.

    Can someone give me some advice on a nice beginner guitar/amp to buy and if there is any good books/sites to teach myself?
     
  12. Sabrosa

    Sabrosa Well-Known Member

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    Bruce Emery's Guitar from Scratch and Skeptical Guitarist (theory) series are a good place to start as far as books go.

    For online video lessons I'd recommend checking out Justin Guitar.

    Once you have an idea of the basics it can definitely help to find a local teacher to guide you. A lot of progress "simply" comes from learning to play songs you like that are just slightly above your current abilities. A teacher can help with this as well as keeping an eye on your technique.
     
  13. origenesprit

    origenesprit Well-Known Member

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    Start on an acoustic. It'll make switching to the electric that much easier.
     
  14. DerekS

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    picked up a mess of new gear recently... my grandfather passed away and i inherited his toys. He taught me to play when i was still too little to hold a guitar....we were very close so the sentimental value in these are priceless. Got a couple american telecasters, one sunburst, one blue. A blonde epiphone broadway that he bought after i bought my bloonde sheraton. He liked the way the sheraton looked so he tried to find one just like it but could only find the broadway. A fender twin reverb, and late 60s black falcon (i had this before, but gave it back to him).
    heres a couple pics of the teles...fairly certain ive posted the black falcon before.
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  15. Thomas

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    ^ Nice! Are you going to play them, or keep them around for sentimental reasons?
     
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  16. origenesprit

    origenesprit Well-Known Member

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    gonna play the hell out of em. i know its cliche, but it makes me feel close to him when im picking on the telecaster...thats the guitar i learned on when i was a toddler.
     
  18. DerekS

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    will do. ill snap some more when i get em all together.
     
  19. poly800rock

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    No I picked up a 96 les Paul custom for 2100 and thought that was a decent price. Standards don't hold their value as well as customs in my research and studios go down the shitter when u buy them
     
  20. origenesprit

    origenesprit Well-Known Member

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    Are you saying a standard is worth only $500?
     

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