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  1. LKB3rd replied to the thread Microphones on a clean PRRI/DRRI.

    A 57 starts to cut bass starting around 200hz, and it has a high midrange bump. This is good for a band setting where other instruments...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 11:01 AM
  2. LKB3rd liked Dreadnut's post in the thread Getting good without a teacher.

    My piano teacher took my Mom aside one day when I was about 9 years old and told her "You're wasting your money on lessons - he won't...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 9:47 AM
  3. LKB3rd replied to the thread Straightening a Neck. Place Your Bets, Will It Work?.

    My luthier modified a clothes iron, to where the heating element is a piece that covers the guitar neck. He leaves it clamped in that...

    Feb 28, 2020 at 2:48 AM
  4. LKB3rd replied to the thread Is butterscotch blonde with a rosewood fretboard "historically correct" for 60's Teles?.

    I think typically/traditionally the only finish that ash gets is blonde, with a maple fretboard. Any opaque finish is Alder, and those...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 6:36 PM
  5. LKB3rd liked toomuchfun's post in the thread Is butterscotch blonde with a rosewood fretboard "historically correct" for 60's Teles?.

    I was told by a dealer that for the '60's era Fenders if you can see even a hint of grain it's blond, if you can't it's olympic white....

    Feb 27, 2020 at 6:30 PM
  6. LKB3rd replied to the thread Question of weight.

    I have a 6.5 pound MIM 50's classic. Ash, maple, same wood as yours. I have a 50's Classic Esquire, weighs around 7.5 pounds, and that...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 6:24 PM
  7. LKB3rd replied to the thread Will removing neck be wise?.

    It should feel and sound the same as long as you don't bork it up and install the neck crooked or something. Which reminds me, it is...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 4:20 PM
  8. LKB3rd replied to the thread Will removing neck be wise?.

    Taking off the neck isn't a big deal if you use common sense. Be careful as you remove it, not to lever it and damage the paint around...

    Feb 27, 2020 at 3:23 PM
  9. LKB3rd replied to the thread SRV on strings--1990 interview.

    He probably bashed his strings live because he was high on cocaine. So make sure to snort some cocaine too when you're using your 13's...

    Feb 26, 2020 at 11:47 AM
  10. LKB3rd replied to the thread focusrite 2i2 and sm57 for recording guitar.

    If you just record a good normal track, it won't be standard commercial volume. As others have said, any "plugin" like a compressor or...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 6:08 PM
  11. LKB3rd replied to the thread champ '57 hum.

    I went through the same thing when I bought my Tweed Champ Clone, I thought something was wrong with it. I had never noticed it in my...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 4:54 PM
  12. LKB3rd replied to the thread champ '57 hum.

    Yes I have a Tweed type and a Blackface Champ and they both do the same. If it is the singe ended hum a pedal will do no good, it's...

    Feb 25, 2020 at 4:03 PM
  13. LKB3rd replied to the thread Pat Down grope....

    I don't want to be a buzzkill here, but you got sexually assaulted. No joke. People laugh it off these days which is the wrong thing...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 3:46 AM
  14. LKB3rd liked John Backlund's post in the thread I spent one night in the Santa Fe jail..

    I had hitchhiked there in '68...maybe it was '69, don't recall exactly. A long-haired, seudo-hippy, teenager. It was getting dark, and...

    Feb 23, 2020 at 3:44 AM
  15. LKB3rd liked stnmtthw's post in the thread I turned 40 today.

    I took the day off from work. Spent the morning with my blue Strat and my looper. My wife pretended she liked my playing, so that's...

    Feb 22, 2020 at 12:53 PM
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