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 Epiphone les paul 100

VAMPIRE SG WITH EMGS ARE SELLING AROUND $450 NEW VAMPIRE SG USED SHOULD BRING AROUND $250 - $300 VAMPIRE SG WITHOUT THE EMGS IS PRETTY MUCH WORTHLESS UNLESS YOU FIND SOMEONE WHO LIKES THE ART BUT WANTS PASSIVES.  $......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Epiphone les paul 100

First thing I would do, if you have not tried this already, is raise the pickups close to the strings -  That will give you a lot more output.  Also you can raise and lower the individual pickup screws to......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Problems with an SV Standard

Agree pic 1 is a minor defect ,  pic 2 and pic 3 are fairly typical,  I think you are making to big a deal of it.   If you look carefully very few guitars are perfect.   The only guitars I can't find......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Importing a new ESP from UK to USA

I live in the US in Virginia, My wife is from the UK,  I  spent a lot of time over there before she moved here.   I have from time to time considered buying ESP Models that were not available in the US market......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Importing a new ESP from UK to USA

I looked that up on the uk government website,  you are correct about the VAT,  under the uk's duty relief act a retailer does not have to collect VAT if they can prove the item left the UK and EU,   That......MORE »