I pretty much either play in standard or drop the lowest string but I have several guitars because they all do something different. One has a trem, the other a piezo, Humbucker, single coils, actives, passives, different woods, etc
Basically I went the multiple guitars for specific uses instead...
I'm in the military, so I'm definitely not rich
I tend to not really spend money on things that aren't food, fuel, or bills too often, and I live well below my means so I normally have a fair amount savings that every now and then I'll use a little of for a guitar.
Honestly a lot of people have other preferences but EMG 81 and 85 are solid pick ups
They sound clear, have a fairly flat EQ curve, and depending on what you like the standard EMGs are a little compressed so that can be a benefit.
I Prefer the X series by emg because they're less compressed...
I absolutely love using a clean boost/preamp/EQ pedal Infront of my amp to help tighten things up and give the perception of more gain. So something like a Pepers Pedals dirty tree, Fortin Blade, Boss 10 band EQ.
But I generally do not like putting overdrives in front of an amp because they...
I've been pretty quiet on YouTube lately because of work (I'm currently in the middle of field exercise that's going to have me away from home until the 17th but I have a few projects partially done so hopefully I can get those out soon after I get back
I can tell you that a hipshot will take a .090 with no issue (I use one on my 8) but like max said the body might not be able to without a little drilling first. I didn't need too with my DC800 but I have no idea if your SC model will. If memory serves right steph uses a really light guage so...
I've had this guitar for a little under a week and I love it. I'm not really going to post an NGD thread but I'll at least post in here
Also I just realized there is a typo at the end of the video.... damn it lol.
Ok let's get the obligatory I'm not being paid to post this statement out of the way. I am not receiving anything from the owner at all for any of the words I am about to say.
I don't know if any of you guys know about these IR's yet because I haven't really heard anyone talk about them here. I...
So I'm still working on finding a mic for the talking parts but i made another video because I was asked to do a demo what do you guys think of the quality so far. I'm not to happy with the headstock cam shots but everything else I'm fairly happy with
Here's the video