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Hello All! I am new here and a proud owner of a XK140.I bought it last year and love to drive the car.hope to find out some more information about the car from here.thanks.

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Hello All! I am new here and a proud owner of a XK140.I bought it last year and love to drive the car.hope to find out some more information about the car from here.thanks.

hi

used to have an XJ6, also great to drive

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Hello All! I am new here and a proud owner of a XK140.I bought it last year and love to drive the car.hope to find out some more information about the car from here.thanks.

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I don't think he's a troll, he apparently thinks this is a forum for owners of Jaguar CARS, not guitars. :lol:

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Hello All! I am new here and a proud owner of a XK140.I bought it last year and love to drive the car.hope to find out some more information about the car from here.thanks.

Nice troll! reported!

I don't think he's a troll, he apparently thinks this is a forum for owners of Jaguar CARS, not guitars. :lol:

Reported regardless. :lol::lol:

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This Dawson guy is a troll. for realz.

yeah for sure.

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So hang on, there's Paul88 and this Dawson person who've both turned up thinking this is a forum for cars?

Can they not just have a cursory glance at the threads and see that it is quite obviously about guitars?

:lol:

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^ what'd I miss ? I may have to go back and trwal ze pages...

hey dudes (and dudettes) first-time Jaguar owner here (long-time idiot). I'll be playin' a CIJ '66 Sunburst before too long, block inlays and all that jazz. I've always perved on the Jaguars and dig their uniqueness. I've played phat four-strings for years, have a drumkit in the corner (disassembled and functioning as a DVDVDVD player holder/kitten podium), and just generally like growing hair and working on my hearing loss through loud muzak.

B.

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Welcome to the forum and congrats on the Jaguar :-D

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My name is Mudd(Michael).

And I'm ,ironically, not a massive Primus fan, but Les does tickle me funny.

I like mid to late 60's rock and early nineties "Grunge".

I stand at 6'0 (When not slouching) so around 5'9.

I enjoy playing my Modified Jagmaster and Crap-tacular Jay turser strat.

But I'm really just here to talk about my 2008 imaginary Ford Mustang.

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Any pics of the jagmaster?

Yeah, but the cameraa at my Ma's and I'm with dad this week, so you'll just have to stay tuned 'til sunday.

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My name is Mudd(Michael).

And I'm ,ironically, not a massive Primus fan, but Les does tickle me funny.

I like mid to late 60's rock and early nineties "Grunge".

I stand at 6'0 (When not slouching) so around 5'9.

I enjoy playing my Modified Jagmaster and Crap-tacular Jay turser strat.

But I'm really just here to talk about my 2008 imaginary Ford Mustang.

:lol: :lol:

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Hi,

Another noob. New to playing guitar but played synths for years.

obligatory gear list:

guitars--Squier CV Duo-Sonic. I ordered a Blacktop Jazzmaster, but it's not going to be in for a few weeks.

rack effects: Sony DPS-V55, Lexicon LXP-15 II, Roland DEP-5, Roland SDE-330, Digitech RDS-1900

pedals/other effects: Blue Monster Growler, Nova Repeater, Behringer VD400/CC300/VP1, Alesis Wedge

Other: Waldorf Blofeld, E-mu e6400 Ultra sampler, Novation ReMOTE SL61, Boss DR-660

amp: Vox DA15

I love reverb and modulated delays. Can't play worth a damn yet, but I'm having fun trying.

Most of the stuff I'm into falls into the shoegazer, postpunk, neo-psych, and dream pop categories.

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I've actually been on the site for a while without proper introduction so here I go:

My name is Kris I was born October 24, 1996 so I'm 14, I play guitar left handed every thing else right handed since I lost feeling in the tips of my right hand fingers because of a van door, I only have one guitar which is a flipped right handed Squier Strat 2 amps a Squier starter amp and a Roland Cube 30. I like to play guitar, read, write songs and stories, kill people, I mean, uhhhhh nevermind. I also like to do pretty much any type of art. My favorite bands are Nirvana, the Toadies, Jimi Hendrix Expirience, Blue Öyster Cult, the Vaselines, Frank Zappa live, The Animals and other such nonsense. Oh and of course the Beatles. I have a little 70's turn table which I adore and play any vinyl records of my dads or any ones I picked up from Goodwill. Well yes, that's pretty much me, if you've continued to read this far you have incredible patience haha have a good day.

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I've actually been on the site for a while without proper introduction so here I go:

My name is Kris I was born October 24, 1996 so I'm 14, I play guitar left handed every thing else right handed since I lost feeling in the tips of my right hand fingers because of a van door, I only have one guitar which is a flipped right handed Squier Strat 2 amps a Squier starter amp and a Roland Cube 30. I like to play guitar, read, write songs and stories, kill people, I mean, uhhhhh nevermind. I also like to do pretty much any type of art. My favorite bands are Nirvana, the Toadies, Jimi Hendrix Expirience, Blue Öyster Cult, the Vaselines, Frank Zappa live, The Animals and other such nonsense. Oh and of course the Beatles. I have a little 70's turn table which I adore and play any vinyl records of my dads or any ones I picked up from Goodwill. Well yes, that's pretty much me, if you've continued to read this far you have incredible patience haha have a good day.

Turntable fan that's 14! Impressive. I have quite a few records i could donate to you. I fight the same thing with my finger tips. I wish i was able to retrain my brain to play lefty, also impressive for a youngster. I am also a nirvana fan and the beatles are probably my all time favorite. That is strange since i'm old enough to be your dad. My name is Brandon, i'm from right outside lafayette louisiana. If you dig the animals, there is an album called eric burdon sings the blues and it is great. I'm going to make some music recommendations if it's ok. You may already be into these, and if so, disregard. The velvet underground and iggy pop are musts. I read somewhere a long time ago that only 1 guy in your town really knows the velvet underground and he always ends up being a great musician. I now believe that to be true. Iggy pop influenced the majority of the artists you named, and i hear both iggy and lou in mostly all rock music now (and the beatles, obviously). I really began to understand music when i went to the beginning. The beginning for me was robert johnson, blind lemon jefferson, and my favorite's leadbelly, john lee hooker,and muddy. Leadbelly was a brilliant songwriter and an overall tough guy. He was in prison in angola, louisiana for murder and in texas and was pardoned both times for writing songs for the govenors. The song black betty by ram jam was a leadbelly cover. Midnight special by ccr is another well known cover. House of the rising sun also was originally leadbelly. I've been in front of where it was plenty of times and it always feels strange. New Orleans is weird though, haunted feeling. Leadbelly is buried not too far from here. I talk too much, but i like to see young people who appreciate music. That's very encouraging for the future of music. This site as well as others would have been beneficial to me when i was young. I think you will stumble upon the same names if you research your favorite artist's inspirations. If you enjoy reading and art i would recommend anything by any of the beat poets. It may be written for a slightly older crowd, but the naked lunch is great. Most start with on the road by jack kerouac. That book was huge to some of my favorite's, in particular jim morrison. My all time favorite book is a clockwork orange. I hope i'm not stating anything that appears to be too obvious. My intentions aren't to treat you like someone who doesn't know anything. I am not only talking to you but over the course of the day i am typing some here and there and i'm sort of re-introducing myself as well. I am sure as you explore popular music today you will notice some similarities. My research of my favorites (nirvana,pumpkins, basically all 90's alt) ended up at, for the most part, to the pixies and black flag. Led Zep, John Mayall, and thin lizzy are my some of my favorites from the 70's. If you dig any of those guys go straight to anything written by willie dixon. The only one i have yet to completely figure out is Pink Floyd. I like before and after Syd. After i think would be more blues based also because of gilmour's fascination with the aforementioned blues greats, but he has the finest tastes for tone i have ever heard. He has a natural knack to go straight to the perfect note and hold that perfect note for the exact perfect amount of time. When you study gilmour you learn to leave the unnecessary notes out. You learn by listening to the power of a single note. IMO his playing is near perfection for any generation. He may be the best ever. I'm not big into technical, blazing pentatonic scales. You may be, and if so go to yngvie. Some old blues is kind of a hard listen for a young person so you can start at the pixies. You can hear a genre being born. You can hear popular music today and the 90's in it's infancy. You can hear it crawl and cry. 10 years later you can hear it in nirvana run and scream, another 10 years and here we are. The pixies had a free live download a few weeks ago of a concert from 2006 or 2008. Anyways, if you sign up on their website for their newsletter it was free.

Well kris i would say if you are still listening you also are very patient. I was thinking, what would have helped me get to where i am now at 14. I hope there is something usable that inspires you to research and write. You undoubtedly will go through lots of good and bads, highs and lows, my advice is write. When you get down, write. When the world screws you(and it will) write. You have many more ways to research than when i was a kid. Networking is what i was missing at 14. It took me 11 years before someone said hey brandon, have you heard black flag my war? Nope. What about surfer rosa or come on pilgrim? Never heard of them. If i had i would be dangerous at 35 yrs old. I still don't completely understand music. Theory confuses me but i understand inspiration. I recognize that inspiration is like an interesting stranger that you meet or an odd character in an unfamiliar hallway. It can be surreal. It can be exciting or eerie. Inspiration must be captured and saved because it doesn't happen often and it rarely happens on command. I am also a nirvana fan. Believe it or not there are more nirvana fans here than meet the eye. Always check the search before you ask a nirvana related question. If you like them don't let anybody change your mind. #### the masses. Be you. The goal in life is to not only capture that sound in your head but be comfortable in your own skin. I am probably in the lower tier of guitar players on this site but if i can help i'd love to. Good luck to you.

Here's the link to the free pixies download. i just checked it's still there.

http://www.pixiesmusic.com/

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Turntable fan that's 14! Impressive. I have quite a few records i could donate to you. I fight the same thing with my finger tips. I wish i was able to retrain my brain to play lefty, also impressive for a youngster. I am also a nirvana fan and the beatles are probably my all time favorite. That is strange since i'm old enough to be your dad. My name is Brandon, i'm from right outside lafayette louisiana. If you dig the animals, there is an album called eric burdon sings the blues and it is great. I'm going to make some music recommendations if it's ok. You may already be into these, and if so, disregard. The velvet underground and iggy pop are musts. I read somewhere a long time ago that only 1 guy in your town really knows the velvet underground and he always ends up being a great musician. I now believe that to be true. Iggy pop influenced the majority of the artists you named, and i hear both iggy and lou in mostly all rock music now (and the beatles, obviously). I really began to understand music when i went to the beginning. The beginning for me was robert johnson, blind lemon jefferson, and my favorite's leadbelly, john lee hooker,and muddy. Leadbelly was a brilliant songwriter and an overall tough guy. He was in prison in angola, louisiana for murder and in texas and was pardoned both times for writing songs for the govenors. The song black betty by ram jam was a leadbelly cover. Midnight special by ccr is another well known cover. House of the rising sun also was originally leadbelly. I've been in front of where it was plenty of times and it always feels strange. New Orleans is weird though, haunted feeling. Leadbelly is buried not too far from here. I talk too much, but i like to see young people who appreciate music. That's very encouraging for the future of music. This site as well as others would have been beneficial to me when i was young. I think you will stumble upon the same names if you research your favorite artist's inspirations. If you enjoy reading and art i would recommend anything by any of the beat poets. It may be written for a slightly older crowd, but the naked lunch is great. Most start with on the road by jack kerouac. That book was huge to some of my favorite's, in particular jim morrison. My all time favorite book is a clockwork orange. I hope i'm not stating anything that appears to be too obvious. My intentions aren't to treat you like someone who doesn't know anything. I am not only talking to you but over the course of the day i am typing some here and there and i'm sort of re-introducing myself as well. I am sure as you explore popular music today you will notice some similarities. My research of my favorites (nirvana,pumpkins, basically all 90's alt) ended up at, for the most part, to the pixies and black flag. Led Zep, John Mayall, and thin lizzy are my some of my favorites from the 70's. If you dig any of those guys go straight to anything written by willie dixon. The only one i have yet to completely figure out is Pink Floyd. I like before and after Syd. After i think would be more blues based also because of gilmour's fascination with the aforementioned blues greats, but he has the finest tastes for tone i have ever heard. He has a natural knack to go straight to the perfect note and hold that perfect note for the exact perfect amount of time. When you study gilmour you learn to leave the unnecessary notes out. You learn by listening to the power of a single note. IMO his playing is near perfection for any generation. He may be the best ever. I'm not big into technical, blazing pentatonic scales. You may be, and if so go to yngvie. Some old blues is kind of a hard listen for a young person so you can start at the pixies. You can hear a genre being born. You can hear popular music today and the 90's in it's infancy. You can hear it crawl and cry. 10 years later you can hear it in nirvana run and scream, another 10 years and here we are. The pixies had a free live download a few weeks ago of a concert from 2006 or 2008. Anyways, if you sign up on their website for their newsletter it was free.

Well kris i would say if you are still listening you also are very patient. I was thinking, what would have helped me get to where i am now at 14. I hope there is something usable that inspires you to research and write. You undoubtedly will go through lots of good and bads, highs and lows, my advice is write. When you get down, write. When the world screws you(and it will) write. You have many more ways to research than when i was a kid. Networking is what i was missing at 14. It took me 11 years before someone said hey brandon, have you heard black flag my war? Nope. What about surfer rosa or come on pilgrim? Never heard of them. If i had i would be dangerous at 35 yrs old. I still don't completely understand music. Theory confuses me but i understand inspiration. I recognize that inspiration is like an interesting stranger that you meet or an odd character in an unfamiliar hallway. It can be surreal. It can be exciting or eerie. Inspiration must be captured and saved because it doesn't happen often and it rarely happens on command. I am also a nirvana fan. Believe it or not there are more nirvana fans here than meet the eye. Always check the search before you ask a nirvana related question. If you like them don't let anybody change your mind. #### the masses. Be you. The goal in life is to not only capture that sound in your head but be comfortable in your own skin. I am probably in the lower tier of guitar players on this site but if i can help i'd love to. Good luck to you.

Here's the link to the free pixies download. i just checked it's still there.

http://www.pixiesmusic.com/

Well first of all, my dad is old enough to be my grandfather, 54, so you kind of fill a gap there I'd say! haha, I've heard of most of these people, my local rock station plays blues on the weekends, so I like to cruse around and listen to the blues on the weekends, I also like a little bit of classical, but I'm really more of a rythm guy than technical guy, and I pretty much adore Gilmour, my dad has a purley instumental CD of him that I've listened to, haven't heard much from the Pixies, Black Flag is all over my computer, Thin Lizzy was Ozzy's band after Sabbath if I'm not mistaken (I was particularly interested in Sabbath for quite some time, since I got a Guitar World Magaizine, one that literally changed my life, and figured out Iommi's finger tips were missing!) so I looked into them. Leadbelly is a good listen I think as well, but never heard of Velvet Underground. I'm not into new stuff, I'm already sick of this hiptard music :P I never got the impression that you were taling like I was new to music, just helping me out, so you've now given me some stuff to look into, I thank you for that! I'm from Chicago, but I live in a little hillbilly powerplant town called Clover, SC now, for about 7 years. Thanks Brandon! :-D

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Well first of all, my dad is old enough to be my grandfather, 54, so you kind of fill a gap there I'd say! haha, I've heard of most of these people, my local rock station plays blues on the weekends, so I like to cruse around and listen to the blues on the weekends, I also like a little bit of classical, but I'm really more of a rythm guy than technical guy, and I pretty much adore Gilmour, my dad has a purley instumental CD of him that I've listened to, haven't heard much from the Pixies, Black Flag is all over my computer, Thin Lizzy was Ozzy's band after Sabbath if I'm not mistaken (I was particularly interested in Sabbath for quite some time, since I got a Guitar World Magaizine, one that literally changed my life, and figured out Iommi's finger tips were missing!) so I looked into them. Leadbelly is a good listen I think as well, but never heard of Velvet Underground. I'm not into new stuff, I'm already sick of this hiptard music :P I never got the impression that you were taling like I was new to music, just helping me out, so you've now given me some stuff to look into, I thank you for that! I'm from Chicago, but I live in a little hillbilly powerplant town called Clover, SC now, for about 7 years. Thanks Brandon! :-D

Thin Lizzy had one of the greatest guitarist ever in gary moore. He is phenomenal. I don't know of a ozzy connection. They sing boys are back in town and jailbreak. Great vocals. If you want to hear a seminar on bending strings listen to any of gary moore's solo stuff. If you like the blues i want to show you my favorite lick. This will sum up what i was saying about hearing an artist inside another artist. I have all these recordings but you will need to probably you tube them. Listen to the opening lick of rollin stone by muddy waters. That is the blues lick. And then listen to the opening licks of the next few songs. This will be fun.

1. Muddy Waters - rollin stone

2. Johnny Winter(muddy's guitarist for a while) - tribute to muddy

3. ZZ top - brown sugar - (one of my all time favorites esp. guitar tone)

4. Jimi Hendrix - catfish blues (trills are amazing)

there is a few more, but those will be easy to find. The opening lick is my favorite. It is the easiest blues lick ever. Bend the low e at the third fret and hit the the d string at the second fret. The fun for me starts after that. I try to hide that lick in there and hit the low e open and then bend the high e 1 step and then grab the high e and the b string and bend them together and it sounds bluesy. From there just start jamming. I practice my timing this way. I usually play a simple boogie but i go back and forth with that lick. Be careful not to accidentally play wish you were here. I do that sometimes also. The intro to wish you were here by floyd is similar to muddy's lick. Matter of fact if you play it, you will see that it was written intentionally to pay respect to muddy as the other songs listed. When you have time listen to the beginning of those 4 songs and you can hear a lick progress. If you have time left after that listen to bo diddly - i'm a man and muddy waters mannish boy or hoochie coochie man. Then grab robert johnson sweet home chicago or really any robert johnson stuff and listen to his turnarounds. He plays them in the beginning of the songs. I am sure that half of jack white's stuff was written after listening to these songs. Write songs! It's good clean fun.

Where i said bend the high e and then grab the high e and b string and bend them in unison it's at the third fret, sorry.

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First post on jag-stang, although I have been lurking for about 5 years or so haha. I have finally decided to rebuild my JS and figured I better join up cause I know I will have questions for you experienced types.

Anyway, the name is Kyle, im 26 and I have been playing since I was about 14. I mainly play classic punk (due the bands I end up in), but pretty much play a little of it all.

Anyway, once I start my project I will probably make thread somewhere where I can ask for help. As of right now, my JS sits in a case completely unwired and unplayable :(

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