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  1. Col Mustard replied to the thread String gauge, D tuning and intonation questions..

    An excellent thread, filled with interesting opinions and experience and very little rancor or flaming. Well done ETSG... if we can...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 11:09 PM
  2. Col Mustard liked FoldedWilderness's post in the thread String gauge, D tuning and intonation questions..

    I bought a set of 10-46 D'addario strings and set the guitar back to E Standard. Since I am not a good player and still learning, it was...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:58 PM
  3. Col Mustard liked Beery Swine's post in the thread String gauge, D tuning and intonation questions..

    For D standard, I'd recommend 11-52 if you want a gauge that will feel similar to 10-46. I go slightly thicker for low D at 54, mainly...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:57 PM
  4. Col Mustard liked FoldedWilderness's post in the thread String gauge, D tuning and intonation questions..

    I tried to raise the tailpiece as a test and it does in fact affect intonation. The difference was minimal but, on the more problematic...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:57 PM
  5. Col Mustard liked FoldedWilderness's post in the thread String gauge, D tuning and intonation questions..

    I'll try raising the tailpiece and/or maybe flipping some saddles to see how it helps. I fear it might just be better to go back to...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:54 PM
  6. Col Mustard liked donepearce's post in the thread String gauge, D tuning and intonation questions..

    Not all are this way. My G400 intonates roughly dead centre - just the normal lightning bolt either side of that. But it was one of the...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:48 PM
  7. Col Mustard liked tomwilson74's post in the thread Help me decide....

    I bought the Les Paul but an SG will probably be added by this fall.

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:44 PM
  8. Col Mustard liked plankton's post in the thread Help me decide....

    This is the best advice there is, and what I was trying to express (poorly) in my post above. No one is going to be able to tell you...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:44 PM
  9. Col Mustard replied to the thread Just bought a Epiphone SG Special VE.

    Welcome to ETSG! I recommend new strings as the cheapest and easiest mod you can make to improve your tone. Trying to judge pickups...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:39 PM
  10. Col Mustard liked DrBGood's post in the thread Just bought a Epiphone SG Special VE.

    I say if tuners and pickups do well what they're meant to do, keep your money for a good pedal or something.

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:28 PM
  11. Col Mustard liked BADAXE's post in the thread Just bought a Epiphone SG Special VE.

    I could not resist grabbing a 'worn ebony' Epi Special VE while it was on special- I thought I could hear some fret buzzing while...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 10:26 PM
  12. Col Mustard attached a file to the thread Love my epi but wish it wasn't screwed up.

    I have a few suggestions, and since I live in USA I don't know if my suggestions will apply where you live, but here they are: 1. Talk...

    Caledonia 2016@100.jpg Mar 21, 2019 at 9:58 PM
  13. Col Mustard replied to the thread Easy question for you SG experts....

    If they were, why would we see so much variance? That's what the world wonders.

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:34 PM
  14. Col Mustard replied to the thread NGD - 2018 Special (Stupid Deal of The Day Aftermath).

    yep, and if people think yer prices are too high, they don't have to order anything. I would hope that if someone charges that much for...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:34 PM
  15. Col Mustard replied to the thread Burnin' down the house... which guitar would you rescue?.

    If you tried to escape the burning house with two guitars in each fist, you'd have to try an open the door with yer Strat. Fortunately,...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 9:23 PM
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