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  1. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    Why change from passives?! My apartment has un-earthed wall sockets and I have noticed all passive pickups make a slight hum. I have no idea I why I haven't bothered with it for this whole year I've lived here, but until we move, I will use passive pickusp exclusively to get rid of that slgiht...
  2. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    I've had this guitar since I was a kid. I haven't played the guitar in a while and wanted to do something to freshen it up and make it interesting again. Not everyone remembers the Ibanez EX, and it was a lower-end model, but I always loved the sharp-but-rounded shape to it which was a unique...
  3. Guitars For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Good shape overall. The pickups were swapped out for an emg 85/60 set and wired to only have a single volume and 3 way switch. Not my doing but I imagine it was to save some room inside of the already tiny control cavity! (It's got a battery and pcb in there now. Looking for $820 shipped. To...
  4. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    Long story short, is it worth shielding your cavity? Been considering doing it to my RG, I play with high gain and was thinking maybe it will help get rid of a little of the hiss associated.
  5. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    I'm thinking of picking up a guitar cheap because it's got a cracked control cavity top. Doesn't bother me as it's not to bad but one day I may look at repairing it. I was thinking of cutting out the top of the cavity and routing the edge like the control cavity opposite and putting a...
  6. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    People always talk about having to route a passive guitar to install EMGs. I have an LP I want to throw an 81/85 set in, and I was just wondering if I'll have to widen the pickup cavity, because if that's the case is rather just stay passive and buy new pickups. Does anyone have experience with...
  7. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    I have them on my Charvel, and they are all sorts of sexy. I'd love to get some for a few other guitars. :yesway:
  8. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    Anyone know where I can get a roll of that conductive copper tape here in Ontario (Canada)? I'm sure ti's around somewhere but my google-fu is turning up a lot of shady looking text based supply sites. I'd rather go buy it at a brick and mortar location if at all possible. I'm scared shitless...
  9. Guitar: Pickups Discussion
    So, since no one is buying my Schecter I got a crazy idea last night to install my extra tele pickup in the middle position of it. I layed it down and did a mock up of it being HSH with the tele pickup and it looked pretty badass! Problem arises..... oh yeah, I have to drill and then route the...
  10. Guitar: Pickups Discussion
    I've got my eye on a guitar, though i've looked at MANY over the past weeks anticipating my tax return, I think this is going to be the one. I played one a few years back and the playability and tone blew my mind. The only problem is, this guitar has been modded and refinished. It has 1...
  11. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    Is there any particular difference between this DiMarzio kit for ten bucks: DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape and more Guitar Pickups & Parts at GuitarCenter.com. And this kit for $14 at StewMac? STEWMAC.COM : Self-adhesive Shielding Kit I'm tempted to go with the DiMarzio kit, because SM wants...
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