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  1. Lessons and Tab
    I developed an android app that helps us learn the frets on our guitars. The thing that makes it different from other apps is that you learn using your actual instrument. The app uses the microphone to detect whether you play the correct note or not. Check it out: Sight Read Music 2.0 Let me...
  2. Buy and Sell
    No trades, US only. Here’s an absolutely beautiful solid body custom color1994 Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul serial # 4 9025. It’s really difficult to get the true color and woods figure of this guitar to show up in photos. Depending on the light source, the color ranges from a deep rich magenta...
  3. The Guitar Rack
    Rana Hasan is a totally self taught young guitarist from Lahore City, Pakistan, started playing guitar at 18, influenced by the great rock/bluesmen Jimi Hendrix and Carlos Santana. Rana is officially known as “The Fastest Guitarist in Pakistan”, and he has applied for the Guinness world...
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  5. Lessons and Tab
    What are your favorite instructional videos? For me the list is: Guitars From Mars - Paul Gilbert Terrifying Guitar Trip - Paul Gilbert Rock Discipline - John Petrucci Total Electric Guitar - Eric Johnson Progressive Drum Concepts - Mike Portnoy (I know its a drum video, but I've gotten a lot...
  6. The Guitar Rack
    Hi all, first post here. I told a friend i'd restore his old guitar for him since he wanted to get back into playing, and i didn't want to see him spend a boatload of money he doesn't have. I was surprised to see that it was actually a really decent jackson. His brother or whoever had it had...
  7. The Guitar Rack
    Greetings, Please forgive this absolute brand newbie. Normally I'd lurk for a while to catch the tone of the place before posting but this is a bit critical and frustrating for me. Let me note first that I've played piano (and assorted keyboards) for 50 years, several of which back in my late...
  8. Gear Photos
    I cut this body from one piece of Honduran Mahogany about a year ago and never did anything with it. I made the neck recently from Maple and it has a Zebrawood Fingerboard and Jumbo Stainless Frets. I used Chrome Mini Schaller Tuners, an Original Floyd Rose and a Seymour Duncan Dimebucker. A...
  9. Buy and Sell
    2004 Ibanez JEM 7VWH with Edge Pro Tremolo, rosewood fret board and Ibanez UV1000C Case. The 2004 models maintained the rear locking nut screws as apposed to the top mount. Many experts prefer the 2004 rear mounted version. This guitar has the locking stud mod from Ibanez Rules. It also has...
  10. Lessons and Tab
    So lately iv been trying to think of new ways to practise and throw all the different scales and mode together. But then i always feel over whelmed like theres just way way to much to learn. i mean theres all the major scales, and modes, all the minor chord and major chords, major 7th minor...
  11. The Guitar Rack
    Hey guys as some of you may know last week I got a new ESP LTD Alexi-600. It was an awesome guitar but I had two issues with it. One, it was neck heavy and two the finish was not spectacular. I have learned that ESP has recently revised the strap button and input jack location to rid the neck...
  12. Lessons and Tab
    ^Topic This has really been bothering me lately because even though I know how to play the harmonic minor scale, I don't know the modes of the scale. I know some people are thinking that it doesnt matter, but I want to know just for the sake of knowing and having that knowledge. Thanks
  13. Lessons and Tab
    maybe its just the way i learned to play or practice, but the last year or so i have generally been sitting down and staring at a fretboard map of guitar on my monitor and just playing from there, picking a few random notes making a semi half assed chord from it and then playing that exact chord...
  14. The Guitar Rack
    ive just been watching u2s the edge playing slide guitar on mysterious ways on the 2005 tour dvd in chicago and wondered do you actually touch the fingerboard with the slide or do you hover over the string and try to find the correct note?.also wht effects do you need when playing slide
  15. The Guitar Rack
    Good news and bad news. Recently, I purchased a lower end Fender Strat with a Rosewood neck. It was stolen at lunch. I took it to work because I was taking it to a local guitar shop after work to get some custom work done on it. When I came back to my car the trunk was open and I thought I...
  16. Lessons and Tab
    i know this is a stupid question but is there a wrong way to playing a guitar???like the wrong way to place your fingers. i was looking on this website for some guitar tips and exercises and they said that your thumb on your left hand shouldn't be slanted when you play and mine is is that wrong...
  17. The Guitar Rack
    hey, i'm really getting bored of the stuff i have(i know, i know, i just got a new guitar) but i wanna expand my collection to atleat 10 or more guitars. will take some work. anywho, so, i'm just wondering if you guys know any companies that sell different parts of their bodies, or better yet...
  18. The Guitar Rack
    Hey guys how's it going? Just wondering if anyone can tell me anything about a Jackson DRX. I've seen one for sale and am thinking about buying it but I am struggling to find much info on it. Musician's Friend had 3 reviews and that was about it. Edit - This should have been Harmony Central...
  19. The Guitar Rack
    I know, people think I'm crazy but I plan on switching out my fixed bridge for a Floyd Rose double locking tremolo. I know where I'm routing and drilling but can anyone tell me how and where exactly to anchor the springs? Any help you have is greatly appreciated. Sincerely yours, WarlockLover
  20. The Guitar Rack
    i recently got a guitar with out any inlays on its fret board. well, other than a MASSIVE 'V' on the 12th fret. so was wondering if i could get a glow in the dark kind of inlay, and put a 'I' on the 3rd fret. a 'II' on the 5th fret, 7th fret would have a 'III' 9th would have a 'IV' so its just...
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