Interests
Guitars:
esp horizon, esp the mirage, esp 400 series tele, esp custom shop tele, esp vintage plus strat, esp xj6, esp xj12, esp eclispe archtop, esp b1 bass, many ltds, 2 xtones, and and a bunch of non esp guitars
Hobbies:
music, beer, and photography
Television:
not really
Movies:
have seen a few that are ok
Music:
metal, rock, blues, jazz, folk, country, blugrass, classical, prgressive, punk, hiphop, and rap
Gear (Amps, Pedals, etc):
mesa f30 head, laney lionheart 20 head, blackstar ht100 head, 1968 fender bassman 50 head, fender deluxe reverb II, mesa 4x12 halfback cab, rivera custome 2x12 cab, 1968 fender 2x15 cab, barber electronics pedals, tc electronics pedals, mxr pedals, and various other equipment
Favorite Guitar/Bass Player:
roy buchanan, david gilmour, peter green, joe satriani, garey moore, van halen, and stevie ray vaughn
About me:
I am currently a small business owner selling and fabrication of stone countertops, I have worked as an industrial engineer, a food scientist, a radio dj, a tile mechanic, an asistant elementary school teacher and a farm hand. i have played various instruments, in metal bands, rock bands, country bands, blugrass bands, folk bands, blues bands, punk rock bands, played jazz and classical in school bands. I play guitar, bass, saxaphone, piano, and mandolin. I sing a bit and I also play drums but not very well. I spend a lot of time experimenting with different pickup combinations and wiring setups. I am also an amature photographer and I like to travel when I can.
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jt76 replied to the forum post LTD M Finish

2014-11-25 19:24:26 UTC
Polyester is the cheapest coating you can apply. That does not mean it is bad.  It is  very wear resistant but does not take impact well.   I belive that ltds are polyester coated.   Polyurethane......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Evolution's or Gravity Storms?

2014-11-19 16:24:21 UTC
Need to tell us the sound you are trying to get.   guitar model  and amp you are using  is helpful also......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Points Tracking

2014-11-19 16:15:48 UTC
Does not show on my phone.  Using a galaxy s3......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post ESP M-I Deluxe New York - some info?

2014-11-18 18:11:31 UTC
If you are just looking for a similar setup and similar quality level. Try a kramer american pacer custom ii,  or a Kramer focus 6000 from the 80's. they will both come stock with a floyd rose original (it's the old......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Modded tailpeice for faster string change!

2014-11-18 16:19:51 UTC
I don't think I would use that for playing,  I agree about the burs and lots of people claim that stop bar stiffness is very important to tone and sustain.  I am not certain that i make that much difference,......MORE »