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Hey,Can Any1 Help Me Out?

Discussion in 'Music Department' started by A7X HellKnight, Nov 26, 2005.

  1. A7X HellKnight STFU

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    I want to try and learn to play an electric guitar but I dont no which type would be good to start with
     
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  2. DyersEve The Great Southern Trendkill

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    Well, the best ones are, like, at least about 5-600 bucks. If you have that kind of money to spend, go to your nearest guitar store and just play random guitars. Whichever one you like best, buy. If you don't have that much money to spend, I'd buy one of those "starter pack" things. You get an electric guitar, strap, practice amp, cord, ect. all for about 200 or so. That's what I did, and it got the job done until I could buy a much better guitar.

    (Gibson > sex. =P)
     
  3. Erkekjetter Phantoms Now.

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    Si amigo.


    I'd go with what he said or, beat up a street performer and steal his guitar. :smile-big
     
  4. A7X HellKnight STFU

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    thanx for the help.i'll probably get one of those starter packs because i dont have 500-600 bucks
     
  5. DyersEve The Great Southern Trendkill

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    A wise decision. :leepose

    Also, get a metronome. It'll help a lot, though it is kind of boring sometimes. But alas, this world is not allowed to be perfect. And above all: LEARN TO READ SHEET MUSIC. Seriously, it'll be worth it. Don't just play off of guitar tabs.

    Shite, I almost forgot.. If you can, pick up John Petrucci's "Rock Discipline" DVD.(You must have a metronome to do some of the excercises he shows you.) Not right away though, get familiar with the instrument.
     
  6. Jink Kid :thumbs

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    Perfect begginers guitar, and can be built with throw-out garbage in your own home! all you need is

    1 empty tissue box
    1 toilet paper tube
    3 rubber bands

    Step-By-Step Instructions
    Make a circular hole at one end of the tissue box and put the tube in, then take one rubber band and clasp it firmly around the tissue box over the tissue dispensing hole. Repeat with rubber band 2 and 3. Voila! A great quality guitar that you would normally purchase for 10000 dollars, is yours free!
     
  7. Erkekjetter Phantoms Now.

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    That's brilliant, you'll make millions!
     
  8. Jink Kid :thumbs

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    patent pending :shakefist
     
  9. A7X HellKnight STFU

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    dude patent that thing.....
     
  10. Erkekjetter Phantoms Now.

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    *steals idea and gets patent*

    Yoink!
     
  11. DyersEve The Great Southern Trendkill

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    *Snipes Erk, takes his place.* :kukuku
     
  12. Ephemeral color of a breeze

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    If your wanting to get a beginner pack, go for one of those Squier strat's or tele's. Great deal, plus the strat + tele are great beginner guitars.
     
  13. Aruarian Well-Known Member

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    Nothing, I repeat NOTHING beats a Les Paul through Marshall 250 W. ( Besides maybe an LP through Marshall with effects.. ) Just get a starter-strat, save up for two years, buy a decent guitar, and you're on your way.
     
  14. Erkekjetter Phantoms Now.

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    *sodomizes Eve, takes throne back*

    I'd suggest starting with an acoustic, it will help in the long run.
     
  15. Aruarian Well-Known Member

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    Make it a steelstring, your fingers will thank you over-time. Right after they send you signals of intense pain for hours.
     
  16. Erkekjetter Phantoms Now.

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    My first was acoustic steel string.
     
  17. DyersEve The Great Southern Trendkill

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    Aye, steel strings are the way to go they have such a better sound and can also take more abuse. (In my experience anyways...)
     
  18. Aruarian Well-Known Member

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    And your fingers get harder more easily, aswell. Not to mention bleed easier, too. =x
     
  19. Meijin Smile

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    Starter pack would be good for a beginner. If you can afford it, get a teacher. It'll be worth it. Once you get to learn some stuff like scales and all, get some pedals. Distortion, Delay, Flange, Overdrive etc. etc.
     
  20. DyersEve The Great Southern Trendkill

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    Bleed easier? Que?
     
  21. Aruarian Well-Known Member

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    What, you've never played untill blood was pouring from your fingers?
     
  22. sonnie_skies Braving the Rain

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    buy a second-hand guitar. it'll save you a lot of money; my brother got a really nice one and saved a couple hundred dollars.
     
  23. DyersEve The Great Southern Trendkill

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    Not really, no.
     
  24. Catatonik The Prophet in the Pit

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    I knew a guitarist who would play so hard on stage that blood would drip down his strings, and he'd use distortion and amplification to make it work for his guitar sounds.

    It was truly metal...sadly, he wanted to be a rock star so bad he od'd on heroin.

    RIP Jimmy.

    I wish I could find the video tape of their last show...
     
  25. DyersEve The Great Southern Trendkill

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    That's basically the coolest thing ever. (The playing with blood dripping down axe strings, I mean..) Out of curiosity, what was the band's name?
     
  26. Catatonik The Prophet in the Pit

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    Mary Had a Little Lamb(chop)

    They played....umm, like Doom/Death/Black with some psychedelia.

    Never ended up getting anything recorded....which is too bad, Jimmy was a fucking wicked player.
     
  27. DyersEve The Great Southern Trendkill

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    *le sigh*

    ..

    I've said it before, and I'll say it again: life is rigged. Someone upstair's has something against talented guitar players.
     
  28. Catatonik The Prophet in the Pit

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    I'd like to blame somebody else, but I can really only blame Jimmy, he was a great guy, fun to hang with, awesome to watch, but......

    Well fuck, he started doing heroin....

    Anyhoo, I miss him.
     
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