guitar pet peeves

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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by Jaguar018 » Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:40 am

marqueemoon wrote:
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Too many goddamn chickenhead knobs. This makes my brain hurt.
I like the ability to change knobs on amps, pedals, and even guitars. I've done that with a number of pedals and my custom amp. I'm not a big fan of chicken head knobs either.

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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by wproffitt » Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:46 pm

Don’t hate! Chicken head knobs look oh-so-right on tweed amps, folks! Especially ones I make! ;D

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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by marqueemoon » Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:53 pm

wproffitt wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:46 pm
Don’t hate! Chicken head knobs look oh-so-right on tweed amps, folks! Especially ones I make! ;D

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They do, but tweed amp also don’t have a zillion controls.

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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by somanytoys » Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:36 pm

I’m cool with them being on my Voxes, they look right. They just can’t be on everything.

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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by manwithtitties » Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:10 am

frankly i'm annoyed Sunn perfected amp design in the 1970s. nothing thats made today looks this good, this clean and timeless.
i wish everything just copied this look. they even have a great logo unlike 99% of guitar companies.

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the roland jazz chorus comes close, but still looks more a relic of its time than the sunn does. every vox, marshall, orange and fender amp look cheesy in comparison, which in a way works (especially via brand recognition), but its all kind of ugly. peavey seems to make butt ugly stuff on purpose, which i respect at least.

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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by DeathJag » Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:36 am

I can’t stand wanking. I’d rather meditate on my tinnitus than hear tuneless loops around the root. I think that is one style that really needs to stop, then maybe guitar music can evolve.

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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by JVG » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:09 pm

I can’t stand wanking
Then you should try sitting down to do it. :whistle:

But seriously, it’s pretty subjective - one person’s guitar wanking may be another person’s inspired playing. From your comment it sounds like you’re referring to blues/pentatonic riffery, is that right?

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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by mackerelmint » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:13 pm

Chicken head knobs suck. They look like they belong on antique ovens and cooking ranges, not on amps and guitars.
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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by Larry Mal » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:18 pm

JVG wrote:
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I can’t stand wanking
Then you should try sitting down to do it. :whistle:

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Re: guitar pet peeves

Post by DeathJag » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:01 am

JVG wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:09 pm
I can’t stand wanking
Then you should try sitting down to do it. :whistle:

But seriously, it’s pretty subjective - one person’s guitar wanking may be another person’s inspired playing. From your comment it sounds like you’re referring to blues/pentatonic riffery, is that right?

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