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RE: Crazy tools...

Postby oakbone » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:40 pm

>Not really a tool, but one person I jammed with (rock jam,
>not blues) had active EMS pickups. He could shout into his
>guitar pickup and it came out fairly clear through his amp!

Pickups that are on their last leg will do that, too. I've seen a couple people shout/talk into them. Another thing I've seen done is the cordless drill trick of course, everyone saw that on that one Van Halen video back when. I saw one guy hold one of those kids' blasto-ray type guns up to his pickups, the kind that make that "beepboopwahwahwahchugchugbeeeeeeP" sounds. Anyway, I'm surprised nobody has mentioned the bow or Ebow.
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RE: Crazy tools...

Postby oakbone » Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:40 pm

Wonder if anyone has have played harp through a pickup. Might look kinda odd, but may sound pretty slick.
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Postby maxx england » Mon Jul 25, 2005 10:56 am

Something I found, just messing around once, interweave a strip of paper between the strings. This a, gives you a diaphragm mike as the paper moves the strings and b, played it gives you (god knows why you'd want it) a banjo sound.
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RE: Crazy tools...

Postby jaybee » Wed Jul 27, 2005 1:50 pm

[updated:LAST EDITED ON Jul-27-05 AT 09:52 AM (EST)]>it might be an idea to try an sell tooth shaped plectrums
>for all the hendrix wannabes...for "that" sound.
>i bet theres a few out there who'd fall for it.
>you could start with the beginners milk teeth range and go
>right up to the advanced player who could use the molar
>range..or indeed wisdom range.
...
>what do u reckon?

one little mistake here, once they get to the wisdom stage is when they stop using these, so you don't have to make those, wouldn't sell ;)

just make sure when you make the milk teeth version, that teeth start falling out after some time, just to make sure they 'll 'upgrade' and they can't whine, can they, THEIR milk teeth fell out too - maybe as promo you could include 'toothfairy' coins for their wives to put under their pillow once they start whining the teeth are falling out...
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Postby ricochet » Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:33 pm

You can probably get some old dentures cheap.

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Postby mickeypainless » Wed Jul 27, 2005 9:59 pm

>>Hey, Badfinger has got the right idea on using extracted teeth to get that "playing with your teeth" sound !

I too am a dentist of the veterinary type and I specialize in horses only! An adult horse incisor from root to crown is approx. 2.5 to 3 inches long and I've extracted molars 4 plus inches long. YES I have used em for both picks and slides! LOL
I have a long molar about 1 inch square by 3.5 inches long that is on the bench to be rounded and polished someday to be used as a slide. If I ever get around to it I will post a pic. and sound clip!
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Postby 601blues » Thu Feb 23, 2006 2:45 pm

[updated:LAST EDITED ON Feb-23-06 AT 09:47 AM (EST)][img]http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c204/601blues/cheeseguitar.jpg [img]http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c204/601blues/own4.jpg
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Postby 601blues » Thu Feb 23, 2006 2:49 pm

[img]http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c204/601blues/handguitar.jpg
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Postby lorilu » Sat Feb 25, 2006 3:04 am

Are those guitars that you made? I really enjoy looking at all the cool pictures you put up. Thanks.
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Postby 601blues » Mon Feb 27, 2006 12:45 pm

Nope Didn't make em !! Thank God!! Just ran across em!
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RE: Crazy tools...

Postby jaybee » Mon Feb 27, 2006 5:04 pm

>it might be an idea to try an sell tooth shaped plectrums
>for all the hendrix wannabes...for "that" sound.
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or plectrum shaped false teeth for those who want more accuracy
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