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Unread 04-24-2004, 01:50 PM   #61
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Age:18

Years Playing: 1

Current Guitar: Epiphone Les Paul Classic(Amber birds-eye maple top), Epiphone SG ebony, Fender Standard Telecaster blue agave, '85 Fender American Strat, custom finish from the Custom Shop, Ibanez acoutic, and soon hopfully a Takamine EG523SC

Amp: Fender Frontman 15R and an old 30w tube amp ( I have no idea what it is....sounds good though)

Effects: DigitTech RP100

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: Still learning some after a year

What Song Was It: The one I've been trying longest on....One Last Breath by Creed

Funnest Song To Play: Either 'The Best Deseptions' by Dashboard Confessional, or 'Swing Swing' by The All-American Rejects

How Many Songs Have You Written: One, working on two

Do You Play In A Band: Yes, kind of

Wierdest Chord You Can Play: ....

Favorite Chord: D

How Many Songs Can You Play: A couple of dozen?

Can You Sing And Play: Yes, but you really don't want my to

Gauge Of Strings You Play: .009 or .010 GHS Boomers

Gauge Of Picks You Like: Fender Mediums

Dream Guitar: PRS Custom 22 hardtail in Blue Matteo or a Gibson SG Supreme

Your Style: Alot of stuff

Biggest Influences: Keaggy, Switchfoot, Yellowcard, Dashboard Confessional

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Unread 04-24-2004, 04:55 PM   #62
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Location: Denver, CO
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Name: Kenny

Age: 14

Years Playing: 4

Current Guitars: Yamaha Acoustic, Squire Stratocaster

Amp: Fender dunno the model dont really care either it sounds good

Effects: My two hands(cheap but effective), Danielectro Flanger

Longest it took to learn a song: roughly three months for one and 4 months and counting for the other

What were they: Eruption by Van Halen took 3 months, and i'm still learning Far Beyond the Sun by Yngwie Malmsteen

Favorite Song to Play: Any worship song i play, and For Whom the Bell Tolls by Metallica

How Many Songs Can You Play: Its probably over 300 but recently i counted how many i play on a regular basis and that total is 103.

How Many Song Have You Written: Alot, but complete songs with lyrics that i perform probably only 9 or 10.

Do You Play in a Band: In a worship band at church.

Weirdest Chord You Can Play: I dont consider chords weird.

Favorite Chord to Play: Any chord but if i had to chose it would be any ska/reggae chord, you know those little chords on the top 3 strings

Can You Sing and Play: I can strum and sing good, i can riff and sing ok, and i can fingerpick and sing just a tiny bit, and i cant solo and sing at all

Gauge of Strings: .009's on Electric, .011's on Acoustic

Dream Guitar: Those PRS Santana's that are made from pure brazillian wood, it doesn't even need lamination.

Your Style: Anything, but probably rock and praise and worship.

Biggest Influence: Teppei Teranishi, Eddie Van Halen, Joe Satriani, James Hetfield, and many many more.
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Unread 05-05-2004, 09:30 AM   #63
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Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 5
Name: Jason

Age: 17

Years Playing: 4

Current Guitar: Heck, i make my own so i've lost count. Some of them are:
Telecaster copy
Paul Reed Copy
Strat Copy
Les Paul Copy
Custom hollow-bodies
Ibanez Artcore Semi-Hollow Body

Effects: Digitech RP300

Amps: Marshall Valvestate
Peavey Classic 30

Hardest Song to learn: Soldiers under Command or something like that by Stryper. That solo is awesome

Funnest Song: Life, Love, and Why by Switchfoot

Weirdest Chord: G13(b9)

Funnest Chord: All Jazz chord "Finger-breakers"

Dream Guitar: I've already made it.

Double cutaway
mahogany body
AAA flame maple top
Mahogany neck
schaller tuners
stop tail-piece
ABR-11 bridge
Humbuckers wound by myself
cross inlays
gibson pots and pickup switch
speed knobs
Translucent blue finish with nitro clear coat

How many songs I can play: i've lost count

Do you play in a band: Yes I have my own band and i lead two youth praise teams

Musical influences: Chicago, Boston, Styx, Stryper, Switchfoot, Clapton

Favorite Style: I like blues and rock, mostly classic. The only new rock groups i listen to are skillet, switchfoot, and emery
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Unread 05-05-2004, 09:48 AM   #64
I play Guitar...
 
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Me thinks that someone needs to post some pictures of his custom guitars in the Gear Picture Thread.

After that he can make me a PRS Singlecut copy.
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Unread 06-28-2004, 02:59 PM   #65
Are you who you wanna be?
 
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Age:14

Years Playing: 1.5 yrs.

Current Guitar:2002 Ibanez GRX40

Amp: Behringer V-tone 30W loaded with digital effects.

Effects: Boss DS-1, and my amp has 99 preset effects, infinately alterable

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: No clue.

What Song Was It: N/A

Funnest Song To Play: Switchfoot's Meant to Live!!!

How Many Songs Have You Written: No songs, just really cool solos and riffs.

Do You Play In A Band: Yeah, about to be in 2.

Wierdest Chord You Can Play: I have no idea. lots.

Favorite Chord: Any power chord!

How Many Songs Can You Play: Can? a whole lot. Memorized? Only about 15-20

Can You Sing And Play:A little bit

Gauge Of Strings You Play: .010-.046 (D'addario).

Gauge Of Picks You Like: .60 thins

Dream Guitar: Custom LP or SG

Your Style: Rock/Pop

Biggest Influence: Switchfoot!
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Unread 06-28-2004, 08:49 PM   #66
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Name: emily

Age: 17

Years Playing: somewhere around... 9?

Current Guitars: art and lutherie acoustic.... blue... 200 bucks... it's my baby.

Amp: when i played my electric... i had a cheezy little amp...

Effects: nothing special

Longest it took to learn a song: i've taken a pretty long time on some...

What were they: mexico, by incubus took a while

Favorite Song to Play: any songs for youth events... anything i play i love.

How Many Songs Can You Play: close to 100 at least...

How Many Song Have You Written: none really

Do You Play in a Band: not technically... im music staff at youth events, and we're trying to get a band

Weirdest Chord You Can Play: weird? i dunno...

Favorite Chord to Play: i like the sound of Gm... i dont know why...

Can You Sing and Play: if i know the song well enough... i can

Gauge of Strings: .011's on my acoustic

Dream Guitar: anything nice... and definitely something i buy myself... it means more.

Your Style: i'll do anything if i like the guitar...

Biggest Influence: anyone who plays...
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Unread 06-28-2004, 09:12 PM   #67
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Location: Michigan
Posts: 1,313
Name: Jenacen
Age:16
Years Playing: 1 year 7 months
Current Guitar: Washburn X20 Electric and an Alvarez RD
Amp: Ibanez
Effects: POD System
Longest It Took You Learn A Song: 8 hours and still working on it!
What Song Was It: Crazy Train
Funnest Song To Play:Toby Mac's "Irene"
How Many Songs Have You Written: Over 30, but only written the guitar stuff for one
Do You Play In A Band: Not yet
Wierdest Chord You Can Play: Bb/E
Favorite Chord: B7
How Many Songs Can You Play: I've never really memorized a whole song before, so I couldn't tell you. I can play bits and pieces of several though.
Can You Sing And Play: A little
Gauge Of Strings You Play: Light Elixers
Gauge Of Picks You Like: Thin ones for acoustic, Claytons for the electric
Dream Guitar: Double-neck left-handed Jimmy Page model
Your Style: Metal, but no screaming or guitar parts that sound like a dentist drill
Biggest Influence: Karl Messner of ApologetiX. I just find him to be one of the most incredibly-talented guitar players around because he's so good with what he does (and he's really the only reason I'm learning Crazy Train).
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Unread 06-29-2004, 08:49 PM   #68
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Name:Trevor

Age:13

Years Playing:6/7 or somewhere in that neihborhood

Current Guitar:Epiphone les paul jr.,sunburst woth p-90's.squiere telecaster,butterscotch blonde

Amp:rouge,30watt

Effects:none

Longest It Took You Learn A Song:1 month

What Song Was It:some beatles song

Funnest Song To Play:refiners fire by :I don't know(thats not the name of the musician.

songs written: none really

Do You Play In A Band: Yes

Wierdest Chord You Can Play: ....

Favorite Chord:I made it up.

How Many Songs Can You Play:who knows

Can You Sing And Play: Yes

Gauge Of Strings You Play:.011,d'addario

Gauge Of Picks You Like: Fender Mediums

Dream Guitar:Fender american strat

Your Style:blues witha hint of rock

Biggest Influences:B.B.king,Stevie Ray Vaughan,Eric Clapton,Freddie King and manny others.
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Unread 06-29-2004, 09:40 PM   #69
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Haha, I'm pretty sure you can't "make up" a chord . I see what you're saying though.
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Unread 06-29-2004, 09:52 PM   #70
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Name:Sam (theRat)

Age:17

Years Playing: 2...on and off. About 4months seriously.

Current Guitar: 1970's Gibson acoustic and a Jackson Dinky electric

Amp: Uhh....it's a little Fender something or other.

Effects: overdrive is on my amp.

Longest It Took You Learn A Song:a weekish?

What Song Was It: I have no idea.

Funnest Song To Play: I'm a newbie...so I like to play...No One Like You

How Many Songs Have You Written: hah. You're funny.

Do You Play In A Band: well..sort of. We unofficially call ourselves "And Spit."

Wierdest Chord You Can Play: I can't play any chords that could be considered weird.

Favorite Chord: Bm...it's pretty

How Many Songs Can You Play: a few

Can You Sing And Play:I can sing. The question would be better phrased as; "Can you sing well?"

Gauge Of Strings You Play:I wish I knew.

Gauge Of Picks You Like: Medium

Dream Guitar: A matt finished wood electric Ibanez..

Your Style: I have yet to aquire a style.

Biggest Influence: Bill Maxwell (he's my instructor. He also wrote "Light the Fire.")
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Unread 06-29-2004, 10:34 PM   #71
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Joined: Jun 2004
Location: a house
Posts: 78
Name:david

Age:16

Years Playing:1 1/2

Current Guitar:a gay turser les paul, off brand strat that i custom painted and a acs.

Amp:Fender blues jr. and kustum kja 10

Effects: zoom 505II

Longest It Took You Learn A Song:a cupele of days

What Song Was It:ac/dc all night long

Funnest Song To Play:ac/dc all night long

How Many Songs Have You Written: 5 or 7

Do You Play In A Band: not realy

Wierdest Chord You Can Play: i forget

Favorite Chord: dont got one

How Many Songs Can You Play:maybe 100

Can You Sing And Play:yeh

Gauge Of Strings You Play:i think its lights

Gauge Of Picks You Like: Medium

Dream Guitar: i like mine

Your Style:A Little Of Everything

Biggest Influence:eric wever from 12 stones
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Unread 07-03-2004, 10:19 PM   #72
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Location: PA
Posts: 3
Name:Alison

Age:15

Years Playing:2 yrs

Current Guitar: jasmine takamine, fender stratocaster, epiphone S-G

Amp:Fender, idk wut model

Effects: heavy metal distortion petal thing, effects processor

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: a couple days

What Song Was It:idk

Funnest Song To Play: smells like teen spirit by nirvana

How Many Songs Have You Written: a couple

Do You Play In A Band: yeh

Wierdest Chord You Can Play: E/G#

Favorite Chord:E/D#

How Many Songs Can You Play:i never keep track

Can You Sing And Play:yeh

Gauge Of Strings You Play:i'm not sure

Gauge Of Picks You Like: medium or hard which ever is there

Dream Guitar: gibson les paul

Your Style:rock

Biggest Influence:every guitarist who ever lived
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Unread 07-05-2004, 05:56 PM   #73
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Name: Natalie

Age: 18

Years Playing: 3 and a bit

Guitar(s) you own: Takamine Jasmine, Ovation CS
and Ibanez SZ520QM

Amp: Crate GT15

Effects: Digitech RP300

Classes or Self-Taught: Church Fellowship / Self-
Taught

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: A week?

What Song Was It: Stairway to Heaven *haha*

Funnest Song To Play: The Cheeseburger Song by
Mr. Lunt

Fave Song To Strum: In the Secret - Shane Bernard

How Many Songs Have You Written: None, I tried
before, but failed : (

Do You Play In A Band: Unofficially.

Wierdest Chord You Can Play: I dont' even know
what chord it is! That's how werid it is!

Favorite Chord: E !! E EE E E E E E!

Can You Sing And Play: Yep!

Brand of Guitar Strings: They all pretty similar:
Ernie Ball, Dean Markleys, D'addario etc.

Gauge Of Strings You Play: Light, or Custom Lights

Brand of Guitar Picks: Dunlop and Steves : )

Gauge Of Picks You Like: Super Light, I'm trying
to get use to using Hard picks for electric.

Dream Guitar: It would have been PRS Mark
Tremonti, but Ibanez one will just do : )

Your Style: Rock/Alt, P/W, Random Riffs (Easy
ones haha)

Biggest Influence: The Big Guy Up There ^^
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Unread 07-05-2004, 06:28 PM   #74
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Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 1,661
Name:Cody

Age:14

Years Playing:4

Current Guitar:Peavey Raptor +

Amp:Peavey Rage 158

Effects:none

Longest It Took You Learn A Song:4 days

What Song Was It:Sweet Home Alabama

Funnest Song To Play:The chinese song

How Many Songs Have You Written:2

Do You Play In A Band: I could wish (anyone around South Atlanta?)

Wierdest Chord You Can Play:my made up chords

Favorite Chord:all of em

How Many Songs Can You Play:100??

Can You Sing And Play:never tried...

Gauge Of Strings You Play:Ultra Light.

Gauge Of Picks You Like: .05 Dunlops

Dream Guitar:i would be happy with a les paul

Your Style: Rock-Metal

Biggest Influence:My best friend that taught me and persuaded me to play the guitar
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Unread 07-06-2004, 02:54 AM   #75
Engaged to be married!
 
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Location: Shrewsbury, England
Posts: 871
Name:Richard

Age:19

Years Playing: 3 yrs.

Current Guitar:Vintage Electro-Acoustic/Aslin Dane LP copy

Amp: Ashdown Peacemaker 20

Effects: Crybaby Wah, Marshall Guv'nor II OD, EMI Chorus, Danelectro Tuna Melt Tremolo, Digitech DigiDelay

Longest It Took You Learn A Song: 2 1/2 years

What Song Was It: In The Light by DC Talk

Funnest Song To Play: Johnny B Goode

How Many Songs Have You Written: probably 10-15, only about 5 good ones though!

Do You Play In A Band: church worship band and another band with some friends

Wierdest Chord You Can Play: i can play some pretty wierd ones but i don't know what they are called, just that they sound good

Favorite Chord: D

How Many Songs Can You Play: hundreds!

Can You Sing And Play: Yes

Gauge Of Strings You Play: Acoustic 11-52 (Elixir), Electric 10-46 (D'Addario)

Gauge Of Picks You Like: .73

Dream Guitar: Taylor custom acoustic

Your Style: Rock/Pop/Acoustic/Jazz

Biggest Influence: The Edge


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