Wand'rly // How to Travel Full-time. Latest Smart Phones. Jerry Donahue On Telecaster-Style Bridge Intonation. We asked “Bendmaster of the Telecaster” Jerry Donahue to share some of his secrets for setting up a Telecaster-style bridge and keeping it properly intonated.
Jerry demonstrates this technique in his clinics, and it certainly applies to his Fret-King Black Label ‘JD’ Jerry Donahue signature guitar with his signature APTL-3DJ pickup. Take it away, Jerry! “Attention all current and would-be Tele slingers! You needn’t resort to six individual bridge saddles to improve your intonation. The original Broadcaster design called for three brass saddles and that’s still the best design today. Now, on to intonation: until fairly recently, I felt that a guitar couldn’t really play in tune unless each string’s 12th fret harmonic and 12th fret note had the exact same reading on the electric tuner.
Adjust the middle saddle’s intonation screw so that the “D” string’s 12th fret note reads slightly flat of the 12th fret harmonic on your tuner. Mod Garage: The Bill Lawrence 5-way Telecaster Circuit. Fig. 1 — Image courtesy of Bill Lawrence (billlawrence.com).
This month we’ll look at a cool Telecaster wiring that also works with any two-pickup guitar with a master tone/master volume configuration. Designed by the great pickup maker Bill Lawrence, this wiring deals with the so-called half out-of-phase option (more on this in a moment). Fig. 1 reproduces the relevant page from Bill Lawrence’s now-famous scrapbook, where he archived all his wirings as handwritten diagrams. (Thanks to my luthier colleague Ivan “Joe Owl” Franasovic for introducing me to this wiring.) Bill Lawrence (real name: Willi Lorenz Stich) was born in Germany in 1931 and became one of the country’s best guitarists of the post-WWII era. Basically, this wiring follows the standard Telecaster schematic, but substitutes a 5-way Strat-style pickup selector for the Tele’s traditional 3-way switch, unlocking two new tones. . · Position 1: neck pickup alone · Position 2: neck + bridge in parallel.
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If stolen or lost, your missing asset can be scanned by dealers or law enforcement and the SNAGG RFID Microchip will positively identify it as belonging to you, even if the thief has removed or altered the item's original serial number. How it works: A tiny, undetectable RFID chip is permanently implanted inside your prized asset. It is impossible to remove the SNAGG RFID Microchip theft prevention device without destroying the item, therefore making it useless to thieves. When activated by an RFID scanner, the chip transmits a unique code that can be tracked right back to you. A worldwide network at your service! SNAGG RFID Microchip prevention devices are factory-installed in Carvin, Baker, DeTemple and Fender Custom Shop guitars. The SNAGG Microchip requires no onboard power source, and won't affect the sound of even the most delicate assets (including musical instruments). Tefal Cuisine Companion. Cole Haan Air Madison Wing Oxford Dark Brown. Kvart & Bølge, Audiophile Quarter Wave Loud Speakers.
Holiday Travel Accessories to Make Your Life Easier. The holidays are almost upon us, which means it's time for family and friends, turkey, and stress.
And, for many of us, it also means it's time to travel. There is no better travel companion than your trusty iPhone. As much as I love my new iPhone 6, when I’m on the road I like to bring along some of my favorite accessories to make my life a little easier and the trip a little more comfortable. Here is a run down of my top picks for all your holiday travel plans. 1. Interview with Roger Mayer: The Secrets of Jimi Hendrix's Guitar Setup. Roger Mayer, who introduced the Octavia to Hendrix, discusses the guitarist's gear and more.
Nobody knows the ins and outs of Jimi Hendrix's guitar sound like Roger Mayer. Mayer had already worked with Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck and produced a number of different fuzz boxes by the time he met Hendrix at a gig at the Bag Of Nails pub in London. The two hit it off and Mayer showed Hendrix his Octavia, a unit that added an octave overtone to the original note. Hendrix loved the sound and used it on the solo to "Purple Haze. " "After that we became close friends and started hanging out; and as they say, the rest is history," Mayer says. He went on to look after Hendrix's gear both live and in the studio, gaining a unique understanding of his requirements, playing style and working methods.
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