Guitar sound physics

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  1. soulman969

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    LMAO!

    True but the drinks are cheap and that's what keeps 'em coming back. ;)
     
  2. J-man

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    Had to be 'rock' music.


    I'll show myself out..
     
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  4. Toto'sDad

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    I know they are popular, but I've always been a little suspicious of those SM-57s. Probably the reason it ain't working you really need two mics to properly mic a D-28. One on the neck, one behind the sound hole. That's what's going on. Sheesh.:D
     
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    ... meanwhile, exploring the centre of the Earth
     
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    Would a guitar make any noise if you tried to play it on Uranus?
     
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    What about a trumpet?
     
  8. geoff_in_nc

    geoff_in_nc Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    If it were a banjo, I'd just play it on my knee (doo dah, doo dah). Wait, is that how EVH got "the brown sound"?
     
  9. 1293

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    Absolutely. You just need to eat a lot of beans first.
     
  10. Nick JD

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    A guitar played on the moon, or in space would make a sound ... if you pressed your ear to it.
     
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    well guys, the last time i played my d-28 on the moon it sounded great!
    for a martin that survived a fire played by an oxygen starved has been...
    no sm-57s were slandered in this post.
     
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    One can play a Les Paul all day long on the moon...

    One can play a Thinline Tele nigh on forever using a strand of baling wire for a guitar strap.
     
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    Well that's not gonna please a very large crowd now is it? :p
     
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    Moon maidens are small... You can get a lot of moon maiden ears pressed up against your axe...
     
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    Once they remembered to release the parking brake on the rocket. I also saw that documentary, so I can vouch for it
     
  16. Nick JD

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    The crowd will all be frozen solid at 3degK.
     
  17. soulman969

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    Hot cocoa laced with Rumplemintz should be a crowd pleaser then. LOL

    So at those temps my fingers would be too numb to pluck the strings anyway if the cold hadn't done them in already.
     
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    There is no place anywhere in the universe where a banjo could be placed to render it unable to annoy millions. You could stuff Roberta Flack's underwear in one and it would only make it louder.
     
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    You must be living in a vacuum. Or, you are just plain light-headed. It must have been great playing a Telecaster that only weighed 1.5lbs. But then, there is that space-suit issue.

    Since space is a vacuum, how come it doesn't suck away our atmosphere?

    If a tree fell on the moon, would anybody care?

    If a bear . . . . in space, would it smell?

    Why is space so dark but our sky is so bright when we look out at it?

    Would Gibson & Fender set up a booth across from PRS if they held a guitar show on Mars?

    Just a few questions that have been plaguing me all my life. Nobody seems to have any definitive answers (except for the one about the blue sky).

    Interestingly, I saw a video that NASA published yesterday. It showed the speeds involved in a shuttle launch and return test. Funny thing, they had sound on the video. Either they had good sound effects-over or there really is sound in space.
     
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    But really, sound travels through space at the speed of light. That is why you cannot hear it. Besides, your space helmet is blocking the sound. It's a catch 22.
     
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