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by Big Lar
July 2nd, 2008, 5:13 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Extended trip to Moscow...
Replies: 11
Views: 1902

Re: Extended trip to Moscow...

You are talking about hotel stays so you are definitely looking for a headphone amp right? Might be a good reason to pick up a Pocket Pod (or even its big brother) if you don't already have one. Pocket Pod at Musician's Friend I wish I had a good reason to drop the coin. I already have a small headp...
by Big Lar
June 27th, 2008, 7:46 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Where's the Best String Changing Guide/Tutorial?
Replies: 14
Views: 2095

Re: Where's the Best String Changing Guide/Tutorial?

guitar.about.com has some great tutorials on this with full color pictures:

Acoustic Guitar
Electric Guitar
by Big Lar
June 26th, 2008, 10:17 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: suggestions for guitar stand
Replies: 19
Views: 2547

Re: suggestions for guitar stand

You could tie helium balloons to the headstock... How has this conversation gone on this long without it degenerating into a discussion of this guy: Larry Walters and his Weather Balloon powered Lawn Chair Wikipedia Entry http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/e/e3/Larry_Walters.jpg/225px-L...
by Big Lar
June 25th, 2008, 4:58 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Howdy!
Replies: 8
Views: 1089

Re: Howdy!

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone. I've cruised all the guitar sites, and this one has the friendliest membership - BAR NONE! I'll do my best to maintain the high standard you all have set.
by Big Lar
June 24th, 2008, 5:28 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Howdy!
Replies: 8
Views: 1089

Howdy!

Hello fellow guitarnoise-makers! I'm the guy that back in high school bought a guitar and learned just enough to play a couple of ballads and impress the girls. I was never very good, but I had the basics down. Somewhere along the way, the layers of dust on the guitar developed to the point where th...
by Big Lar
June 24th, 2008, 10:03 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: does it matter I wound string 'wrong way' at tuning peg?
Replies: 14
Views: 15219

Re: does it matter I wound string 'wrong way' at tuning peg?

thanks, well I'll just leave it as it is then, and wind all the other ones the opp way round too so at least its consistent - does look funny alright but sure as long as it works ok.. :lol: ok kenrogers, i discovered the hard way what you're talking about :lol: why didn't i listen.. indeed the tuni...
by Big Lar
June 23rd, 2008, 7:34 pm
Forum: Opinions and Polls
Topic: In dire need of an acoustic guitar...
Replies: 13
Views: 1274

Re: In dire need of an acoustic guitar...

I just bought a new acoustic from Guitar Center on Friday. My price range was $200-$300 as well. I played everything in the store (including the Yamaha) and believe it or not, this one sounded best to me: http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Ibanez-V200S-Solid-Top-Acoustic-Guitar?sku=514520 And at...
by Big Lar
April 10th, 2007, 11:20 am
Forum: Live Sound
Topic: Spider III
Replies: 1
Views: 985

I have one. I really enjoy it. I'm a beginner, and I was attracted by the fact that the presets allow me to spend less time fiddling with my amp and more time playing my guitar. As for the settings for the presets, there are over 400 of them. They are not documented in the docs, but you can put the ...
by Big Lar
April 9th, 2007, 11:02 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Busking?
Replies: 13
Views: 2787

I was really happy to read this topic because it gave me an excuse to post this. It is a great article from the Washington Post about an experiment in busking.

Very interesting.