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#181 richardsim7

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 00:49

Oh yeah, whoops I missed that :laugh:

Yeah out of all of those the Les Paul would suit the style you're looking for. What amp have you got/going to get? That makes a huge difference ;)


#182 Kerm

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 01:53

No idea! Just to help out. :p

Certainly have no clue about those little things.

#183 Kerm

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 20:06

Ok, so after looking at amps I would definitely like some advice with them. I didn't think it would be such an expensive item, I figured I could just 'get a cheap one'.
Best place to find a decent cheapy?

#184 metallithrax

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 20:14

I think some music should be posted so we can take a listen to what gets produced with all this expensive gear.:yes:

I did try guitar (and bass) quite a few years ago, but my fingers have a life of their own and I didn't get very far. Maybe i'll try again sometime.

#185 Distant

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 20:18

I have an Epiphone AJ30CE that I've been playing for about 8 years.
It's Sunburst on top with mahogany back and sides.

#186 richardsim7

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 20:27

Let's put it this way, my amp cost £1500 :p

Welcome to the world of guitars ;)

How much you looking to spend on an amp? If you're looking for cheap and good look at the Roland Cube series :)

#187 Kerm

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 21:07

Your amp costs £1500 and? I don't get you. Ideally i'd be spending less than £50 if I can find a second hand one. I'm familiar with quality products being expensive. :)
The roland cube seems like an extortionate price for a 2W battery powered 6inch amp?
I could get one of these for £15 cheaper. Wouldn't that make more sense?

As I say, I'm new to anything electric and appreciate your help Rich if you can.

#188 richardsim7

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 21:10

Ah, an Orange amp! Touché! Yes either would be a good purchase :)

#189 4LeafLucky

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 21:15

Any other guitar players here? I've been playing 15 years. I play mostly metal, but a bit of everything else as well. 

Feel free to post your gear with any mods, ect... It's always fun to talk gear. My list:

Guitars:
Agile PS-900: Seymour Duncan Blackouts, Tone Pros Locking Tune-O-Matic, Grover Locking Tuners
Gibson Explorer: EMG 81/89, Tone Pros Locking Tune-O-Matic, Grover Locking Tuners
Ibanez V300CW


Amps:
(Fender) EVH 5150III w/Mesa 4x12 cab
Peavey Bandit 112


Other Gear:
ISP Decimator
MXR 10 Band EQ


Any chances of videos of you playing?

#190 KyleGM

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 04:16

For any Metallica fans, here's a cover I put up a while back :)



#191 c.grz

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 14:10

I've been playing guitar for over 10 years. I've had everything from cheap LesPaul clones to the Fender JagStang. Here's my current setup.

Left Handed Fender Jaguar (PAF in the neck and Super Distortion in the bridge)
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Volume Pedal -> Tuner
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Line6 DL4
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Boss Digital Reverb RV5
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Boss Super Chorus CH5
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Boss Distortion DS1
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Sovtek MIG 100 w/ 4x12 Crate Cabinet

#192 Lilrich

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Posted 07 March 2011 - 12:50

Has anyone here got Garageband and had a go with it's ability to teach Guitar?

#193 starbearer

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 08:28

I play a left hand guitar.
Could anyone suggest a good left hand electric guitar to start up with?

#194 Perfect72

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 08:44

I thought starting off acoustic was a good idea, too, but now I regret it. I originally bought myself a Fender acoustic for around £100, and after learning a couple of chords and some basic music reading skills, I got bored of it. Around a year later, I finally saved up to buy myself an electric, and I haven't been able to put it down since then- I'm always playing it. It mostly depends on what you're looking to play, I guess– if you want to play rock/metal, then you're better off with an electric from the start. If you're looking to play classic rock, blues, or to pick up chicks, then you'd best get an acoustic.


I started on acoustic and it is the best advice I can give anyone, personally. I've been playing for about 12 years, I used to be into playing metal and all that, but now I barely touch my electric, and stick to strictly acoustic. I find it much more satisfying, and more difficult, considering my play style. I'm big into finger picking, ten finger tapping, percussion smacks, and playing with both hands (no strumming).

Electric: ESP LTD Deluxe EC-1000, Silver Sunburst color, with Active EMG-HZ pickups.
Acoustic: Black Rogue, dreadnought.

#195 +Matthew S.

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 09:27

I actually own two guitars, started playing earlier this year.

I currently own two electric guitars
  • Squire Strat (the one from the beginners kit)
  • Epiphone Les Paul Studio Custom
My amp is the amp from the kit but I plan on getting a Line 6 Spider IV 75 :)
I also plan on picking up either a Schecter C-1 or a Schecter Hellraiser C-1 this holiday season.

I'm still trying to discover my style though.