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2016-08-15 Buzz noise caused by a fridge motor:

This is a common if not always easy problem to solve, but I have attached some links so that you can immerse yourself in the scenario and then make a calculated decision on how you want to tackle the solution

2016-05-07 Stomp Boxes:

Yes, don't be fooled by the terms/names given to a lot of pedals as they are meant to evoke an association in the purchaser/player! The pedals I suggested will enhance the TONE - not unnecessarily increase

2016-05-05 Stomp Boxes:

Well being a longtime Strat owner of models old and new, I can equate with this Q.    In short, you will never get the degree of 'thunder' from a Strats single coil pickups as you would from humbuckers

2016-01-24 Playing the electric unplugged:

Hahaha - Reminds me on when I was very little and electric guitars appeared first in stores like   FW Woolworths - would have been the first time I ever saw one. I would ask my Dad how they worked and

2016-01-22 ibanez roadstar llseries:

Hi Donald.    Sounds like you have a nice example from the heyday of Ibanez/pointy headstock style era!    I have no specific $ figure to offer as to its value as it will depend heavily upon the market


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