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D.I.Y. Coil Split Project

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A guitars pickup is what takes the vibration of the string and makes it an electrical signal that can be amplified. Origianlly guitars had one single coil pickup. These single coil pickups, like those found on a Fender Strat or Telecaster, are noisy. Along with the guitar strings, they amplify electrical disturbances, which creates a […]

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Humbucker Wiring Color Chart

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Right now I’m in the process of making some modifications to my guitars wiring. Installing some switches to select between each individual coil plus the full humbucker requires only basic soldering skills but with each manufacturer using their own color codes, it can get confusing. Here’s a great guide for getting the North, South, Hot […]

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CoD:BOps2 Revolution DLC

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The new Call of Duty Map Pack, Revolution was just announced. They say it will be available for XBox on January 29th and other platforms will follow. The best part of this new DLC, is that it will allow you to play as the zombies! It also has 4 new maps and a new gun […]

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New Vs. Re-Issue

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All guitarists are in search of that “tone” whether it’s a rock legend that they want to copy or just the quest for the perfect tone that raises the hair on their back. “Tone” is something that can’t really even be described. It’s a combination of so many minutely, user-dependant, changes in sound that it […]

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Big Muff Fuzz D.I.Y. Info

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Electro Harmonix’s Big Muff Fuzz Pedal is such a legendary effect. All the sustain and distortion you can want for metal or roll back the levels and get a nice dirty blueshouse sound. Looking around I found a site that has a ton of info about fuzz boxes, including the Big Muff and a ton […]

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Great Site: Amptone.com

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Looking around for different guitar tone and trick sites, this site sums up so much info it’s unreal.  Whoever runs it really put in some work compiling and archiving information on just about everything you can think of for pedals and amps. It’s definitely worth checking out if you play guitar or bass or are […]

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Hidden Tool Song

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Tool is one of those bands that are known for puting out amazing music with all kinds of messages behind it. Off of 10,000 days, there was a “hidden” song. Not so much hidden as not mixed. there are three songs on the cd that can be combined and overlayed to make an awesome hidden […]

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Slender: The Arrival

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So, Slenderman is coming out with a new game. This one, announced as Slenderman: The Arrival should be coming up in “Early 2013” from what the website says. It’s currently being developed by Parsec Productions and Blue Isle Studios, from what they have said about it so far.  Check it Out Here!!! “Once again, in the […]

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Everest; In 2 Million Pixels

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This extremely High Res Pic of Mount Everest is mindblowing. You can zoom in to see individual climbers making their way up the ascent. This is 2 millino Pixels of awe-inspiring photography and technology. Check Out the Full Size Photo Here Per Wikipedia, Mount Everest is the Earth’s highest mountain

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Far Cry 3 Wingsuit Flying

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The New Far Cry 3 has some super impressive graphics. Here’s a clip where you can see a good overview of the island by jumping off one of the highest points in the map and using the wingsuit to get around.  The blur around the corners is kind of cool for the effect as well.