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by DayZd
October 16th, 2005, 2:47 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Strings, strings, strings....
Replies: 6
Views: 787

They shouldn't damage anything depending on their guage. You may need to check the truss rod, otherwise I've never heard of any problems coming along with them.
by DayZd
October 16th, 2005, 2:44 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Anyone else get real nervous tuning their strings?
Replies: 41
Views: 3676

I have this fear too only when putting on new strings. I get to the high E string and I literally turn into a littly bunny rabbit. Somebody even aske me if I was managing when he noticed I was trying to tune the string with the guitar about a meter away from my face. After I've actually tuned it I a...
by DayZd
October 15th, 2005, 12:24 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Block
Replies: 5
Views: 869

Okay...thanks guys. I figured I'd listen to some Joe Satriani. Really helped actually. I also realised...due to my sudden urge to have a Motorbike, I really just have to think baout that, and then my playing seems to take off. Its like I'm channeling my want for a bike into my playing...and its real...
by DayZd
October 7th, 2005, 8:09 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Acoustic players only - when you started playing....
Replies: 37
Views: 3825

I was drooling over electrics...but at that time they were abit too expensive. I really wanted to join a hardcore band, and go psycho on stage in front of drunk screaming people.
:twisted:
by DayZd
October 7th, 2005, 8:07 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Block
Replies: 5
Views: 869

Block

What should I do?? One day...I figured out a few riffs...wrote songs with them and I felt like I was the best guy alive! Now I seem to think to myself..."dang, I ALWAYS use the same sort of chords, and I ALWAYS use the same rythm and my songs are REALLY boring". I can't stand it...I find myself play...
by DayZd
October 1st, 2005, 12:57 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: You Know You're Doing Something Right When ...
Replies: 15
Views: 1594

you know you're doing something right when your girlfriend walks through the room....period!!! props man. :D Or your wife, and she doesn't say "Can you turn it down.. or better yet, do that thing with the headphones so you can hear it yourself..." Lucky Lucky Guy!!! :lol: Whoa...what about when the...
by DayZd
October 1st, 2005, 12:57 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: You Know You're Doing Something Right When ...
Replies: 15
Views: 1594

you know you're doing something right when your girlfriend walks through the room....period!!! props man. :D Or your wife, and she doesn't say "Can you turn it down.. or better yet, do that thing with the headphones so you can hear it yourself..." Lucky Lucky Guy!!! :lol: Whoa...what about when the...
by DayZd
September 30th, 2005, 1:22 pm
Forum: Guitar Repair and Maintenance
Topic: New tuning questions
Replies: 10
Views: 1624

Sry Wes...I'm Billyjoebob...no need to welcome me...forgot to mention who I was :oops: Anyway...after about 2 pain in the neck hours I've done it! What I did: Got new strings...went form a 9-42 guage to an 11-49. They fit in the nut like a glove much to my relief. I then adjusted the springs in the ...
by DayZd
July 10th, 2005, 11:12 am
Forum: Guitar Repair and Maintenance
Topic: grrrrrr stoopid G string....
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

I feel ya buddy...I hate the G string...guitar string that is...it just never gets in tune properly! Is this because of the string probably being old and abit worn or what?
by DayZd
June 12th, 2005, 7:45 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Help me with my solo!
Replies: 7
Views: 1299

Like I said...I don't have the matarial to do that...but maybe I can get a big music shop to record me sometime...
by DayZd
June 12th, 2005, 5:49 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Help me with my solo!
Replies: 7
Views: 1299

Help me with my solo!

I wrote a killer song equipped with a nearly finished solo. I got the beginning of the solo perfect and it goes very well with the rest of the song...its just that once I'm through with the main part of the solo I have no clue how to end it in a way where I can easily blend back into the song. Its q...
by DayZd
June 4th, 2005, 7:02 am
Forum: Guitar Repair and Maintenance
Topic: broken strings
Replies: 12
Views: 1401

When I got my first electric it wasn't long before I broke the high e string. I broke it again soon after and broke the brand new one while putting it on...(oops...). I still keep breaking it every now and then...its a real pain in the backside. While I was playing accoustic however I'd only broken ...
by DayZd
May 21st, 2005, 12:12 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Any body know where i can get acoustic guitar picks?
Replies: 8
Views: 833

Maybe ask your teacher if you can borrow one and show it to somebody working at a music shop...maybe they can order one for you?
by DayZd
May 21st, 2005, 12:08 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: power chord question
Replies: 13
Views: 1412

It is easier as greybeard says to mute the inside strings...but it will sound better if you just do your best to play the fretted strings and not touch the others. But you can be lazy (like me) and not even realise that your other fingers are touching those strings anyway. :?
by DayZd
May 19th, 2005, 8:54 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: power chord question
Replies: 13
Views: 1412

Just play those 3 strings.