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Keeping Tone Simple... an Interview With JD Simo

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Keeping Tone Simple... an Interview With JD Simo With all the pedals and gadgets in the world, and forums and pages on social media giving us tone options every day, Sometimes we forget that simplicity can be cool too. A few months ago I was chatting with JD Simo, an amazing guitarist based out of Nashville, about how simple his rig was. Seeing his live show made me realize just how simple a guitar rig can be, and how inspiring it is to get back to the basics.... A Guitar, a Wah Pedal, and an Amp.... I asked him if...

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Defining Tone and Thoughts on Tone Woods...

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Wax Potting... Why? and Not Just For Pickups!

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Vibration and FeedBack... If you go back to our post about how pickups work, you will remember that we don't really want anything inside the pickup moving around. Because the entire guitar vibrates when we play, it is inevitable that the parts that make up the pickup will also vibrate. This can be a blessing and a curse. The downside is that when the larger metal parts vibrate, they can cause uncontrollable feedback. This usually is heard in the form of a squeal. Bad stuff. It is made worse when we play very loudly or use a lot of gain....

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DONT DO THIS TO YOUR GUITAR!!

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It's  always fun to work on and modify our guitars. The first thing we do is jump online and check out some forums and videos. The resources for learning how to repair your guitar and make additions to it are endless. Then we go and buy a new part or pedal or etc and then we install it. Today we want to share a few things to keep in mind when working on your guitar. Most importantly, some things to avoid. We don't want to do damage to the instrument we are trying to improve. Watch the video below for...

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What do YOU want to learn??

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This blog is all about YOU The purpose of this blog is to have a place to go to just get straight tech info... We want you to be able to drive the content.... What do you want to see? https://youtu.be/zrtraC5zJXE  

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