From This thread Baimun's PRS + Piezo custom build Blog
Originally Posted by baimun
Okay, I've never done a blog before, so bear with me if I don't do this right the first time.
The origins of this project go back to my obsession with the Rory Gallagher strat... it was raw, relic'd and felt like your favorite pair of broken in blue jeans, holes in the knees and all. Most PRS guitars have fancy tops, smooth shiny finishes and are the furthest thing you can get from a well worn strat like that.
Updated 05-01-2012 at 02:41 AM by baimun
It is funny when you are choosing gear to buy or use to play because what works for you, will not work for another. The one nice benefit of playing at the blues jams that I attend is that the amp backline is there. You never know what you are going to play through and until you get there, the popourri is a clusterf*ck. On this forum we have had all types of discussions regarding recommended amps and what we recommend. I am so glad that I have been able to part of this group because had I not, I
Updated 04-16-2012 at 05:56 PM by Modern Saint
Originally Posted by Tiltsta
Capacitors can do a lot of different jobs; including storing large amount of electricity, moderating voltages (electrolytics), or filtering signals. The capacitors in guitars are filtering capacitors, or, more commonly 'filter caps'. All of these types of capacitors 'do' the same thing, basically separate two electrical conductor poles with a dielectric fluid or material that allows current to pass through with varying degrees of dampening. Of course, the type of cap and materials can be made such
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Tip 1) Many, many bands now give away some, or all, of their music for free these days in exchange for information. This is especially true for artists
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