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    Korean Movie Night...whats your favorite film

    Since Hollywood has played out and only makes documentaries based on old comix from the mid 70's, I've wandered off the reservation and have been watching a lot of Korean films. Sure some are bad or even terrible, but mostly they try to tell a story in a new way or a better way, or even a new...
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    Grounding issues..any tips???

    my chain is guitar - 5 pedals with a tc electronic MImiq, the big stereo one, not the mini - on the end of the chain. the stereo output goes 1 to boss microcube - then to zoom r24 (line level out of micro to line level balanced zoom) 2 to Roland Boss Gs-10 - then to zoom r24 (stereo out rca...
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    BLACK ON BLACK, WHAT ARE THEY THINKING???

    I've noticed this trend for years. guess its to save money, it sure doesn't make any friends.. all the details you need are either the same color as the device they are printed on, or are a very pale shade of a non contrasting color. the results are the same unreadable, even with a...
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    When the Levy Breaks, or was it just a bad bridge?

    Old Muddy is full of traffic, maybe this is where your guitar pedal you ordered is... Nearly 800 Barges Stuck In Lower Mississippi River From Bridge Crack Earlier this week, in a routine bridge inspection, an engineer climbed onto the section of the Interstate 40 bridge over the...
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    HAS ANYONE SEEN WOODPECKERS SHARING A TREE?

    This just in, . Long before today's technology existed, people relied on nature to predict harsh weather—and some if it still holds true in modern times. Here are 20 signs that a rough winter is coming, according to folklore, so you can keep an eye out for more evidence: 1...
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    Van Halen Circa 1974 - more better??

    very early demos sounds good so far.
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    Creepy guy -Apt next door keeps watchin my dogs poo!!

    This guy just moved in to my apt bldg across from me. I'm a professional dog sitter for my cousing Louie the Chi-Hua-Chi -Hua breeder. You probably seen some of his dogs on WKRP in cincinati and all them Tahhhco Bell commercials. He's gettin on in age, so he pays me to walk them and of course...
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    WAX & FACTS - vinyl to outsell cd this year

    This just in: The RIAA’s 2019 mid-year report was released on Thursday and first reported by Digital Music News. It revealed that vinyl record sales were responsible for generating $224.1 million in sales on 8.6 million units. That’s compared to $247.9 million on 18.6 million CD sales. Vinyl...
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    Got a Bullet with A Hair Trigger - r they all like this?

    Picked up a new Tele Bullet, and its a great guitar, very nice setup from the factory. Action is lower than the sub basement in hades, but the pickups seem to be nearly as hot. I have to really watch how hard I hit a string, the sound goes from fat and round to sharp in an instant. I have to...
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    Banjo Upgrades, Am I on The Right Track???

    Need some input from the craftsman around here. I'm not really technical, often have problems figuring out which end of the screwdriver is the business end... I was recently given a banjo, which was a nice gesture, I think they must have heard my guitar playing and wanted me to do somethin...
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    ANY TIPS FOR ROUTING A RED SPARKLE TELE?

    I'm planning on routing a bullet squier with a red sparkle finish to accept a fishman piezo preamp (teleacoustic version) never routed a metal flake finish. should I score the outline area with a sharp blade prior to routing? thinking of using a forstner bit for the channel. any tips - i'm...
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    MOOER TONE CAPTURE GTR -ANYBODY GOT ONE YET?

    A pedal deal recently fell through, waitin for my money back... wonderin what to burn it up on instead and saw this: Mooer Tone Capture GTR - like a kemper for your guitar..... well its considerably cheaper, wonder if anyone has had a chance to try one. only been out less than a week in the...
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    NOTEPAD a security vulnerability? why I prefer Hardware daws!

    This just in: https://www.techradar.com/uk/news/windows-pcs-can-be-hijacked-through-notepad microsoft has a wheelbarrow full of security updates to fix the flaws... a program so basic, can't be safe, can you imagine the wholes in microsoft paint? Thats why I prefer hardware DAWS, like zoom...
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    Digitech Obscura Pedal -anybody using one?

    saw this and the odd artwork caught my eye listened to it on youtube and it sounds promising. Don't really need another pedal, I'm already out of feet at this point... but, I'm thinkin bout keep an eye on this one for labor day/thanksgiving sales... any happy or unhappy users of this...
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    is a thing, what it, is used for?

    someone asked me once: If you sit on a table, does it become a chair? I'm on the fence on this one, half of me says yes. but the other half says, technically at this point its either a chable or a tair. is a thing, defined by what it is used for, or for what it appears to be? or is there a...
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    Anybody built a LapSteel?

    I've got a 2x6 and an itch to build a lapsteel, any tips? Think I got enough odd ball parts laying about to wire up a cheap chinese single coil for the pickup. better to put all the controls (tone, vol) on the same side or on the far side? Thinking about putting a tele style recessed jack...
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    Oil on the waters..red sails in the sunset

    Anybody know the guitars used on this minor masterpiece. Always a fave of my mispent youth.. Midnight Oil 1985 Sydney Harbor midnight oil "kosciusko" interested in the guitar that plays the opening riff, the other is obviously a gretsch of some sort from the tailpiece. wonderful energy is...
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    what's your favorite screen size and resolution for your DAW?

    building another mixing desk and trying to plan what size lcd(s) to use. I'm leaning towards a pair of 21 inch monitors with 1920x1080 resolution. It think it would be better to have 2 smaller screens rather than one large monitor. most of the programs I use anymore want a 1920 resolution to...
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    Headmounted mic - any recommendations

    I'm looking for a decent quality microphone thats either mounted to headphones or has a mount so it can be affixed to my head so I can record while playing guitar without having the hassle of a mic stand. any recommendations? It can be wired, don't really need wireless at this point. saw a...
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    anybody got a Boss GS-10 Schematic?

    I've got a Boss GS-10 guitar effects processor (with speakers like a little amp for your desktop) that apparently took an overvoltage situation, the power suppply is kinda melty on one side (so it got pretty hot). Looking it over inside it appears the input resistor on a voltage stage got...




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