Does The Compressor Pedal Go Before Fuzz Pedals? [SIMPLE]

Fuzz pedals are a fairly unique kind of stomp box relative to all of the other units you can get for the guitar. In some way, it’s like they’re in the space between overdrive and distortion, and they can do a lot for your guitar’s sound and vibe. Due to their uniqueness, for lack of …

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What’s the Difference Between A Whammy and Tremolo Bar?

There are many terms in every discipline and the guitar is no different. Some people use terminology interchangeably, while others state there are subtle differences between words. One example is the difference between distortion and overdrive which actually are separate on account of a few small details. But what about the whammy and tremolo bar? …

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Is The PRS SE Custom 24 Good For Metal? [ANSWERED]

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Over the last 20 years, but especially in the last 10, Paul Reed Smith guitars have developed a really solid reputation as a trusted brand that manufactures really high-quality guitars. And they can be used in a lot of genres. You can see anyone using a PRS, including blues, jazz, metal, and rock guitarists. There …

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How Much Does An ESP Eclipse Weigh [ANSWERED]

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Most electric guitars have a similar weight but with some variability. For example, a Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster tend to weigh much less than an Epiphone Les Paul Custom. But ultimately, the weight of most electric guitars falls between 6 and 10 pounds. The ESP Eclipse guitar is no different – I know because I …

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How Much Does A PRS SE Custom 24 Weigh? [The REAL Answer]

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I’ve owned a PRS SE Custom 24 for approximately 10 years now, and it’s a really great guitar for the price. It’s well-built, sounds pretty good, and doesn’t have any of the problems that some of my cheaper guitars do. Because it has 24 frets and a mahogany body and neck, the PRS SE Custom …

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How Much Does A Squier Stratocaster Weigh? [An Experiment]

Considering the Fender Stratocaster and Telecaster are easily in the top 5 of the most popular guitars ever made, there have been a ton of models released. And by models, I mean reissues and all kinds of variations of the same thing. As a result, how each guitar is built and what they sound like …

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How Much Does A Squier Telecaster Weigh? [REAL Answer]

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I’ve owned a Squier Bullet Telecaster [Alpine White] for close to a year now, and it’s an ok guitar. I like the looks of it and it sounds great, however, I was one of the unlucky ones who didn’t get one of the better models. Apparently, one aspect of the guitar manufacturing process that makes …

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Vibrato vs Chorus – What’s the Difference? [ANSWERED]

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There are a lot of pedal effects for the guitar – and other instruments too. Some of them even have similar names despite being totally different, or they’re used interchangeably despite their differences, ie, vibrato and tremolo. As a result, it can take some research to really figure out which is which in the guitar-playing …

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What Is The Easiest Looper Pedal? [BOSS RC-1 Loop Station]

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If you’re looking to get into looper pedals, you’ve come to the right place. I love looper pedals and believe they’re probably the most important thing any guitar player should have, other than a great teacher. There are a couple of reasons for this which we can explore at another time, but you’re probably wondering …

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How Long Does A Battery Last In The BOSS RC-1? [ANSWERED]

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if you’re familiar with guitar pedals, you’re probably aware that 9V batteries don’t really last for long. There are some pedals that last longer than others, for sure, but in the majority of cases, it’s rare for you to get more than 6-8 hours out of a 9V battery. And the RC-1 is no different, …

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