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by Kingpinjones
February 1st, 2013, 6:16 pm
Forum: Guitar Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Stripped bolt heads.
Replies: 3
Views: 1351

Re: Stripped bolt heads.

actually i worked some magic and left the shim after unscrewing and rescrewing everything i tightened the screws closest to the headstock first and then the bottom 2 and it joined nice and snug, it's actually quite beautiful now, minus the poor ugly screw heads. Fixing the action at the bridge is ea...
by Kingpinjones
January 31st, 2013, 3:12 pm
Forum: Guitar Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Stripped bolt heads.
Replies: 3
Views: 1351

Stripped bolt heads.

I need a little help, i was feeling confident and decided to do a little work on my Warrior and decide to throw a shim in to see it that would help my action, and well... it did magic, until i actually put the bolts back in, i stripped the head of the bolts on the top 2 closest to the headstock and ...
by Kingpinjones
January 6th, 2013, 5:57 pm
Forum: Guitar Noise Songwriting Club
Topic: Lyrical help
Replies: 4
Views: 3256

Re: Lyrical help

we'll start with a shorter one. "Don't the demons, dont they want to let me go, no they want to hide deep inside and pull the strings to tear me apart and darken my heart i say its pain they swear its art. exagerate thet wait fuelling the hate that is my fate to forever wait. chain me down, you can'...
by Kingpinjones
December 28th, 2012, 4:55 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Losing My Drive to Play
Replies: 11
Views: 3378

Losing My Drive to Play

Hey guys, i figure a bunch of fellow guitarists could help me out with this, maybe you've been through it before. I fell in love with my guitar 5 years ago and now i can't seem to pick it up anymore. In fact i feel like i don't even know how to play anymore, i try at the very least to play once a da...
by Kingpinjones
December 28th, 2012, 2:20 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Jackson JS30WR Warrior action and fret buzz issue
Replies: 2
Views: 878

Re: Jackson JS30WR Warrior action and fret buzz issue

i'm going to need a tool for the truss rod then, where will i be able to find one aside from a music shop? our shop is pretty much never open and it's our only one, that being said the nearest "pro" is 3 hours away in vegas.
by Kingpinjones
December 28th, 2012, 2:06 am
Forum: Guitar Noise Songwriting Club
Topic: Lyrical help
Replies: 4
Views: 3256

Lyrical help

Hello, i would love to get lyrics down, i can do a nice riff, a nice lick, and all that jazz. Now i can write some nice poetry and i hear line-in-verse type poetry makes for great lyrics and that only makes sense. Here's my only issue: i write paragraphs of prose, it's good, oh hell yeah it's good, ...
by Kingpinjones
December 28th, 2012, 1:44 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: Well i have a slide...
Replies: 3
Views: 4263

Well i have a slide...

so i really love slide guitar, it sounds amazing. I got a slide as a gift a while ago and i want to know, what's the next step? i've watched a few videos and know the way a slide works and alternate tunings and such but i can't seem to get anywhere, i try to play but i just don't know what to do i s...
by Kingpinjones
December 28th, 2012, 1:18 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Jackson JS30WR Warrior action and fret buzz issue
Replies: 2
Views: 878

Jackson JS30WR Warrior action and fret buzz issue

Hello, i seem to be having a rough time getting a good action on my JS30WR, i have the action set pretty high because there is an unbearable amount of fret buzz, but since i've elimintated the fret buzz the action is so high that everything past the 15th fret takes a fair amount of effort to play. I...
by Kingpinjones
December 28th, 2012, 1:08 am
Forum: Guitar Repair and Maintenance
Topic: The Age Old "Hum of Unknown Origin" Please Help.
Replies: 6
Views: 2259

Re: The Age Old "Hum of Unknown Origin" Please Help.

Hmmm none of those are the case unfortunately :/. The position of the switch doesn't make much difference the hum/squeel just changes, when the strings aren't moving it gets worse whether i'm touching them or not. The shielding i'm not certain, it seems to have happened out of nowhere so could shiel...
by Kingpinjones
December 6th, 2012, 3:26 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hallo! from Arizona
Replies: 0
Views: 729

Hallo! from Arizona

Hallo wie geht es ihnen? I'm an Arizona guy, been pluckin' for the last four years, i've been diligently playing for the last two years. i'm interested in all types of styles. The type of music that comes most naturally to me is thrash/speed metal but i'm constantly broadening my horizons, i thoroug...
by Kingpinjones
December 5th, 2012, 4:27 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Starcaster by Fender Model?
Replies: 6
Views: 1517

Re: Starcaster by Fender Model?

i've got to hold an original Starcaster, it was my uncles but i didn't have a clue what it was until i grew up, when i got this thing i was a bit confused i had to ask my self: "What is this madness?!"
by Kingpinjones
December 5th, 2012, 3:33 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Starcaster by Fender Model?
Replies: 6
Views: 1517

Re: Starcaster by Fender Model?

well it was a gift so i might as well keep it then, thanks though.
by Kingpinjones
December 5th, 2012, 2:44 am
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Where do i start with all this theory?
Replies: 12
Views: 5479

Re: Where do i start with all this theory?

Had to start somewhere didn't i? Thank you very much though, i'm glad you could provide me with these materials. If i have more specific questions i'll be glad to post them later on.
by Kingpinjones
December 5th, 2012, 2:29 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Starcaster by Fender Model?
Replies: 6
Views: 1517

Re: Starcaster by Fender Model?

i know that much, i've seen other Starcasters that were different (No not the original starcaster, i know better) and was hoping to find out what was what but if theres no way to really find out the differences then gee... smooth move Fender, i trusted you XD. Oh well, any clue what it's worth to a ...
by Kingpinjones
December 4th, 2012, 7:08 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Starcaster by Fender Model?
Replies: 6
Views: 1517

Starcaster by Fender Model?

I have this cheapy Starcaster by Fender and i'd like to know what model it is and all that junk but this thing doesn't have any model # or serial # or anything on it that gives a way for me to look it up and find out. Does anyone know how i can identify it? Other than "Starcaster strat electric guit...