At the shop we build a slight amount of relief into the bass side to compensate for string vibration, those are classical guitars, and cuatro, but the bass strings on electrics may need it as well. It should not look like a twist though.
I'll admit it, I feel lazy and don't want to remove my pickups, but the new covers are too new and shiny. Is there something I can use to knock the shine down without removing them? Something acidic to wipe on and off etc?
What is a good book etc for improving my blues soloing and blues based rock soloing? I've played mainly diatonic mode based licks for so long, I need to work with pentatonic based solos. Any recommendations? TIA
Until today I've never had and AII mag pup that I liked. Usually they were out of my axe within an hour of playing. The Seth Lover bridge is sitting exactly whereI wanted to hear it, AND palm muting didn't turn to mush. Its a keeper.
@Malchik The arthritis makes me play the same gauges as Iommi and I've been doing deep dives into his style for years since we both have left hand issues. Rumor has it the Monkey's bridge p90 is a stock gibson with a nickel cover.
Thank you ARandall. I've used 59s for metal before, they are actually one of my favorite pups. I'm trying to stay true to Iommi's tone (same treble booster etc) and I hear a raucousness and almost feedback in that tone that suggests an unpotted pup like the Seth Lover or Antiquity. The potting...
I'm trying to figure out if I want a Duncan 59 to replace the Holy Diver in my LP's bridge position, or a Seth Lover. I'm playing mostly old school doom and proto metal and some modern doom metal (a ton of the first 3 Black Sabbath lps). I'm trying to emulate Iommi's LP tone on Hand of Doom from...