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  1. Guitar: Pickups Discussion
    I kind of like the idea of have my own handwound pickups but am afraid they wont sound good. Can they be made for metal or are they only going to put out mellow tones?
  2. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Lately I've been seeing so many people trying hard to be Pete Thorn on guitar forums and subreddits. These huge 20 pedal rigs with loops, cables everywhere, and then their amp pedal in front or off to the side. Most of these look like a train wreck and all I can think of is: 1) how long is this...
  3. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    After seeing a post here about Explorers, I decided to take a look through Gibson and Epiphones websites as I wouldn't mind having one again. To my dismay there was almost none. Gibson only do the V and Explorer in the Government Series II or one of a select few signature models. Same goes for...
  4. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    I've been doing some testing on a few strings and found that a D'Addario NW068 felt a lot lighter than a NW066. I checked the gauge with a pair of vernier callipers, no mistake, the strings were spot on 1.68mm and 1.73mm as they should be. Coiling the strings up and squeezing them the NW068 felt...
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