guitaardvark's Recent Activity

  1. guitaardvark liked GunpointMetal's post in the thread Fanned, headless, burl fad already seems dated to me.

    "Gah not another black superstrat!" fifteen minutes later "Gah, not another original body shape with a figured, colorful top!"

    Nov 20, 2018 at 1:06 AM
  2. guitaardvark liked Lorcan Ward's post in the thread Fanned, headless, burl fad already seems dated to me.

    Someone called an Ibanez burl top "herpes finish" and that ruined burl for me. Not that I ever liked it much to begin with but I can't...

    Nov 20, 2018 at 1:04 AM
  3. guitaardvark liked slayer6699's post in the thread Korean or indonesian ibanez?.

    Very nice story and yes ibanez guitars are great instruments!

    Nov 19, 2018 at 7:56 PM
  4. guitaardvark replied to the thread Korean or indonesian ibanez?.

    The whole guitar is in fantastic shape for a 22 year old guitar, considering it was hers then each of her kids' as we learned to play on...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 11:01 AM
  5. guitaardvark liked feraledge's post in the thread Fanned, headless, burl fad already seems dated to me.

    I got so caught up in gear nerding that I ended up getting a Vader early on. It played nice, sounded really good. I kind of had...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 11:23 PM
  6. guitaardvark liked KailM's post in the thread Fanned, headless, burl fad already seems dated to me.

    I agree it has become meme-tier in "progressive" metal these days. Don't know about the burl aspect but definitely the fan fretted...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 11:22 PM
  7. guitaardvark replied to the thread Korean or indonesian ibanez?.

    I haven't played old Indo or new Korea. Right now I'm playing my mom's old 1996 MIK RG470, which is a shockingly solid guitar aside from...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 8:07 PM
  8. guitaardvark replied to the thread NGD Waterfall Bubinga Tele..

    Bubinga is a criminally underrated top wood. Everything about this is beautiful, especially the back of the neck (except for the knobs,...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 7:47 PM
  9. guitaardvark liked pondman's post in the thread NGD Waterfall Bubinga Tele..

    This one went through quite a few changes on my bench and ended up like this. I added a small leg cut on the back as I'll have this one...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 7:45 PM
  10. guitaardvark liked phaja_'s post in the thread NPD: LTD SCT 607B w/ BKP.

    Hello all, I just would like to show you my new LTD. I changed stock pickups for BKP Blackhawk and drilled a new place for the neck...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 1:51 AM
  11. guitaardvark liked TheWarAgainstTime's post in the thread Wrong pickups or wrong guitar?.

    Do your other guitars have tone controls? If so, I would encourage you to try soldering in an extra resistor and capacitor off of the...

    Nov 17, 2018 at 1:09 PM
  12. guitaardvark liked lyonk55's post in the thread Wrong pickups or wrong guitar?.

    So...a bit of a surprise this weekend. On a whim I loosened the truss rod a touch and that might have actually fixed the high end issues...

    Nov 17, 2018 at 1:07 PM
  13. guitaardvark replied to the thread Santa Came Early, But I Only Got Charcoal!.

    That is a handsome guitar there. My next big new purchase will also be when I finish grad school, but I'm not sure what it'll be yet....

    Nov 17, 2018 at 12:27 AM
  14. guitaardvark replied to the thread PRS S2 with single Black Winter pickup.

    Personally, and I know this defeats a lot of what you're doing here, I would keep the neck pickup. I just like the versatility and...

    Nov 17, 2018 at 12:14 AM
  15. guitaardvark replied to the thread NGD: Yellow Ibanez content.

    Sweet! The stock Quantums from my 2000 S1520FB are some of my favorite pickups I've ever tried, and everyone agrees that old Quantums...

    Nov 17, 2018 at 12:04 AM