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Forum: News 01:50 PM - 02/07/15
Replies: 30
Views: 3,638
Posted By patrickhowell
Every time I see a story on this, I'm surprised it's not common knowledge...
Forum: News 07:36 AM - 03/08/14
Replies: 4
Views: 3,411
Posted By patrickhowell
This is the best.
Forum: News 03:43 PM - 09/02/13
Replies: 66
Views: 8,541
Posted By patrickhowell
It eventually started to wear out. After that, I made my own tyvek wallet and for the past 2 years I've been carrying this: http://www.all-ett.com/inside-id/
Forum: News 08:37 PM - 08/26/13
Replies: 66
Views: 8,541
Posted By patrickhowell
It reminds me of http://www.swallet.com/ I carried one of those for a few years, and it was great.
Forum: News 09:51 PM - 09/26/12
Replies: 18
Views: 3,520
Posted By patrickhowell
Keep 'em coming
Forum: News 09:30 PM - 09/14/12
Replies: 21
Views: 7,965
Posted By patrickhowell
Surprised it took this long.
Forum: Music 07:40 AM - 03/20/12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,600
Posted By patrickhowell
Looks like you've got it right. The tuner should be beginning of the chain, otherwise you'd have to turn off all of the effects to tune effectively. Also, having the tuner first allows the effects to...
Forum: News 08:36 AM - 03/16/12
Replies: 379
Views: 71,432
Posted By patrickhowell
A few great voices that I didn't see mentioned yet:

Keith Goodwin (Days Away/Good Old War)
Justin Richards (Brighten)
Nic Newsham (Gatsbys American Dream)
Ladd Mitchell (Park)
Alex Roy (Sparks The...
Forum: Music 01:46 PM - 03/10/12
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By patrickhowell
Won't hurt anything, but I wouldn't expect it to sound good
Forum: News 07:55 PM - 03/08/12
Replies: 166
Views: 17,231
Posted By patrickhowell
Sold out while I was paying for it.
Forum: Music 11:07 PM - 02/16/12
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By patrickhowell
I think if there's one touring band on a DIY, the ideal spot is to have them play 3rd of 4 bands.
Forum: Music 07:50 AM - 02/15/12
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By patrickhowell
Don't book the touring band last. Everyone will leave after the big local.
Forum: Music 02:07 PM - 01/04/12
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By patrickhowell
You can't adjust the intonation on an acoustic guitar.
Forum: Music 08:28 AM - 01/04/12
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By patrickhowell
I think it is probably because of the nut. If you hold down the string between the 2nd and 3rd fret, how close is the string to the top of the first fret? It shouldn't touch, but you should be barely...
Forum: Music 08:48 AM - 11/29/11
Replies: 12
Views: 1,918
Posted By patrickhowell
This song from that movie Once is 5/4
Forum: Music 10:26 AM - 10/31/11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By patrickhowell
I supposed American-made amps may be more expensive overseas. Have you checked out Laney amps?

Traditionally, guitar strings are not coated. The addition of a thin coating preserves the life of...
Forum: Music 08:16 PM - 10/27/11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By patrickhowell
For recording, I'd recommend using non-coated strings (not Elixir). You'll probably have to replace them every couple of days, but they'll sound best.

Amp recs in your price range (used):

Forum: News 06:20 PM - 10/12/11
Replies: 45
Views: 6,516
Posted By patrickhowell
Bruce Springsteen is good friends with Joe Grushecky, and Joe's son is in The Composure. If you're a Springsteen fan near Pittsburgh, pickup tickets to the Joe Grushecky show.
Forum: Music 10:12 AM - 09/27/11
Replies: 13
Views: 3,636
Posted By patrickhowell
You really should go with Elixir strings.

If you don't change your strings often, then you absolutely need to get coated strings. Uncoated strings will start to corrode immediately, and need to be...
Forum: Music 12:14 PM - 09/24/11
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By patrickhowell
Why would you need to drill? The screws that come with the cliplock strap will be more secure, and they should work fine with the original holes.
Forum: Music 06:45 AM - 09/20/11
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By patrickhowell
Any cheap set that has decent bearing edges will sound good when it has good heads and is tuned well. I think that the best bet is to buy a cheap used kit and replace all the heads. You can't cheap...
Forum: Music 09:18 AM - 09/15/11
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By patrickhowell
Why did you buy a drum set and never play it?
Forum: News 08:39 AM - 09/08/11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,686
Posted By patrickhowell
Forum: Music 08:25 AM - 07/23/11
Replies: 68
Views: 10,793
Posted By patrickhowell
Oak isn't as strong as hickory across the grain. They don't splinter the way hickory does, but they snap in half easier.
Forum: News 08:48 PM - 07/14/11
Replies: 27
Views: 4,049
Posted By patrickhowell
It will be great if we ever get them, but it's been 6 months already...

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