1 Don't compromise
2 No locking tremolo
3 A US brand
4 Cost is irrelivant happiness is not
5 Know what you want and stick to it
6 Must at all times feel 100% right in mind and spirit.
That is it!
Whatever it takes!
In Denmark we have some education support which is for basic living while study is happening.
Being + 18 I could put gear investments on monthly payments and that worked well.
Still a firm stable income is needed when you do no longer apply for education support.
Oh god were do I begin?
At first it was thrash metal back in 1991 when I started playing electric and I had to figure it out myself. The only music store I eventually became a great customer at knew nothing or could advice on what to use.
So it was a alot of trial and errors with guitars...
I have had this homebuild Stratocaster since 1995 or so with Schecter ash body dated September 1977, Fender Eric Clapton signature neck 1990 and Fender CS69 1998 pickups.
So far only 3 upgrades. The last time was 2014 where the most physical change was to Fender US gold hardware.
I use an older BOSS db60 which is cool and simple. But also lately I have started to use my Zoom 234 drum and bass machine which should have a metronome I need to find but so far the basic patterns is where I am starting to get used to it.
I have attached the Zoom to my Tascam 414 4 track...
I am looking for an old effects unit called BOSS SE-70 for my Mesa/Boogie rig. Since its a small unit it fits one rack space with my Rockman octopus.
I can only so far find a BOSS SE-50 in Denmark so I want to know if UK has one that are willing to ship as I otherwise have to import from Japan.
Not too loud or too much right now.
While December finally brought me a nice Mesa/Boogie 295 poweramp which can be counted on being very rare in Denmark I still have to get cabinets of choice and retube it as that still has original '90s powertubes in.
But I realized that the recording outputs...
On to part 3 of upgrades the 2014 version.
By then I started to feel some pots not really working the way they used to and I did still did not know what pots were in at all. So on to finally myself go to nearly fully dismantle this guitar to see what I will find.
The Schecter ash body had a...