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  1. nanthil

    Looking to buy my next Extended guitar, need help!

    6 years ago, I bought a Stephen Carpenter LTD 8 string. To me the tone sounded like a string bolted to a piece of driftwood: Muffled, with no clarity. Clean or distorted, this thing sounded like someone was playing a graham cracker. I didn't enjoy the weight of it, the scale length or the tone...
  2. Annonnymous

    Power supply 5x2.1 or 5.5x2.5?

    Hello, guys! As I couldn't find the exact supply type my NUX Od-3 uses, I bought a universal 9v 600mA DC power supply. It has a few jacks, and both 5x2.1 and 5.5x2.5 seem to work fine. I found on the internet afterwards that most power supplies are 5.5x2.1, a jack that I don't have. I returned...
  3. F

    Have unique 9 string Agile, need parts

    Greetings fellow ERG players, I have always loved my 7 stringers and when I decided to make the jump to a 9 (bypassed the 8s because what's the point when there are 9s now), by pure luck I found this incredible Agile Intrepid Pro 930 MN CA Bloodburst Kahler Custom on GuitarCenter.com for a...
  4. JapsidoOdle

    Improvements for my mix

    Hey guys, I'm planning on finally releasing my first EP. Currently I am busy tracking and I mixed one song that displays the style of the EP pretty well. So far, I think the mix is decent but could get better.. however I can not put my finger on where to improve. If you have any suggestions -...
  5. theonlyratatoskr

    New member here & question

    What's up guys!? I'm not a 7-string owner yet but I'm looking at investing in a Schecter Keith Merrow KM-7 MK-III (Toxic Smoke Green) If you have experience with these or have a different suggestion, please comment below! Thanks, all! \m/
  6. Gmork

    Show Me Your YouTube Channel! Let's Scratch Each Others Backs

    Ever feel like your youtube videos that you put so much work into are destined so sit burried under the heap never to see the light of day. How do you get ahead if no one is ever even given the chance to even see it in the 1st place? I propose we all leave a vid link as a starting place and...
  7. GamesJibson

    Getting Bored - Any Advice?

    Not sure if this is the right thread for this kind of post but glancing through on the sly when I shouldn't be, this seemed like the best fit. So I'm in a band, I enjoy the music we make, I enjoy playing live and although frustrating at times, I'm playing alongside a good bunch of mates so at...
  8. neurosis

    Neumann KH 120 A (terrible hiss – repair?)

    Hello all, I recently acquired four of these ACTIVE monitors. They were going to throw them away at work and I thought I'd see if I can save and use them. One of them is perfect. No issues at all. The other three power on but each have their issues: One powers on but makes no sound. The front...
  9. Masoo2

    $1200-$1600: What's Available?

    It's finally time for me to get rid of my old RG8WNF and finally upgrade, but I'm curious to hear your thoughts on the state of the upper-mid tier price range for 8 strings I'm wanting at LEAST a 27.5 inch low string, so that likely means going fanned or finding a brand that offers a 28 inch or...
  10. SlipknotKoRnfan

    Another VLX91 help request... (Looking for a wiring diagram) H+H & 5-way

    Hey guys. I've scoured this forum plus google for days looking for help to no avail. I've checked the schematics on ibanez's website but they don't have what i want either. What I am simply looking for is a wiring diagram, or at least some help. What I have is this: 2 humbuckers (H + H)...
  11. JustinRhoads1980

    Why do pickups seem to keep shorting out for me???

    Hey guys I previously in the past bought a set of seymour duncan black winters to put in my jackson usa and the bridge pickup was like shorted out for me. Was low output and had a twangy out of phase sound. When I would switch to the neck no issues. Middle position it would return back to volume...
  12. Furyof

    Do I have a short in my cable or guitar?

    I'm trying to figure out what is going on with my tone. Sometimes my tone can be a little lifeless, but I get used to it. So I end up not noticing it. Until it sounds normal again. The normal version sounds thicker, like it has more juice to it. I thought it was my cable so I switched to a...
  13. causeunknown

    Unable to get a satisfactory guitar tone. I could really use some help.

    I've watched countless hours of videos and read everything I can get my hands on, but despite my efforts I can't seem to get a guitar tone that sounds half as good as anything i hear on youtube despite using the same plugins. I'm just really looking for some help here. My guitar is an Ibanez RG...
  14. JustinRhoads1980

    Need help with carving my own path

    Hi guys, I am really wanting to improve significantly on guitar. I realized that this is one of the few things that really matter to me. Sure I have other things I like to do, but the guitar is just something that is on my mind day in day out, and I would like to advance myself. I have compiled...
  15. hodorcore

    Help with Metronome on Axe Fx 3

    Hello dear fellow forum members I'm having an issue with my axe fx 3. It seems that i can't figure out how to turn on the metronome and I'm thinking I might have a faulty unit. Has anyone figured it out how to do it? I click on tempo but i dont see a way to turn it on? I've also read the...
  16. O

    mix sounds like trash in mono

    hi, im new to recording and mixing so this is probably gonna be some easy fix but idk. ive been working on a track, having 1 guitar for each side panned 80% with 2 more tracks coming in at various points panned 45%. in stereo, the mix sounds decent, though there is a lot to work on. someone...
  17. JustinRhoads1980

    I messed up. Please Read, In need of help and advice

    Hey guys, first off, I am not a luthier at all. I am just a 15 year old bedroom player who would like to be able to maintenance my own guitars such as setups, changing tunings and setting it up for that, Changing pickups, and just fairly basic stuff ideally, nothing crazy. I have invested a...
  18. Eden

    Social Media Music Page - Help me with a school project

    First of all, if this goes against any rules, mods take it down. Second of all, I'm a marketing student and I have a project in my digital marketing class about starting and managing a social media influencer, essentially just blog management. So what I've done is started a page on Facebook (I...
  19. neurosis

    Planning first tattoo (advice, recommended shops in NY, DC?)

    A friend is coming to visit from overseas and we are planning to get tattoos end of March or April. Designs are pretty much done since we are both artists but we have zero clue of what shops to contact for the job. The tattoos will be fairly small (about 4 by 4 inch max) and designs will be...
  20. Q

    Mixing Feedback

    I'm looking for some feedback with a mix I've got going right now. Fairly happy with what I have. Here is the track: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Uxei6FkUZvb8ptOu8OqHiyJe9w9FMuFR/view?usp=drivesdk All constructive criticism or advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks.


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