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We Might Be Seeing The End Of Cheap Guitars? What I learned At the 2021 Virtual NAMM

January 28, 2021 Phillip Mcknight Season 8 Episode 9
Know Your Gear Podcast
We Might Be Seeing The End Of Cheap Guitars? What I learned At the 2021 Virtual NAMM
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Know Your Gear Podcast
We Might Be Seeing The End Of Cheap Guitars? What I learned At the 2021 Virtual NAMM
Jan 28, 2021 Season 8 Episode 9
Phillip Mcknight

Highlighted Question of the week
15:58 What I learned At the 2021 Virtual NAMM
23:00 We Might Be Seeing The End Of Cheap Guitars? 


Question Index
00:00 intro 
01:10 Are the Squiers made in Indonesia worse than China?
03:50 Muddy pickups in the Squier HH Mustang?
05:00 How much difference do rolled fingerboard edges make?
06:30 Buying a $3600 PRS for $2999, is that a deal?
08:29 Is there a problem with buying a guitar knowing you are going to return it. 
12:00 Should compensated nuts be standard on new guitars?
15:50 What I learned at the 2021 virtual NAMM (Cheap Guitars are Dead?)
31:40 Is the Josh Smith Ibanez worth $2500?
Check out Josh Smith's channel and Music
https://www.youtube.com/user/JoshSmithGuitar
36:05 Can you mess up your frets with Micro Mesh?
Micro Mesh pack 
https://amzn.to/32SXSkU
38:00 A Cheap Mans ES335?
42:20 Thoughts on Signature Gibson guitars vs Fender for 2021?
49:00 Press Fit bushing tuners vs regular tuners?
51:25 Upgrades for a Glarry P bass?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYnUgOoZRgU
53:00  My love of the Gibson ES guitars and I was late to the game
56:00  How I would review a wireless system?
57:50 The PRS SE 245 and the Zach Myers guitar 
1:00:15 Best bass amp for at home practice?
1:02:00 How do you pre order a guitar that isn't out yet?
1:04:59 Ibanez Power series bass and my love of the Afirma bass
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnOKuzbohLU
1:07:45  Johnny Silver hands guitar from Cyber Punk 2077 . I have home work
1:09:20 Don't forget my shoes again to the NAMM show 
1:11:00 Replacing the PRS SE Pauls guitar tuners
1:14:52 Why Ibanez doesn't feel necks???? 
1:19:50 Have you ever bought a guitar then wanted to buy that same guitar over and over?
1:22:55 Thoughts on the Fender Boxer Strat MIJ for 2021?
1:26:10 The issue with putting stickers on your guitar especially Liquor finish
1:28:30 Is they a way to change your neck shape? Taylor T5Z?
1:30:02 Are Seymour Duncan Black Winter pick ups versatile? 
1:32:40 The owner of Tuninja is all class. Thank you guys 
Tuninja (Tuner for 6 in line guitars)
https://reverb.grsm.io/tuninja
1:34:38   I never talk about EVH amps?
1:36:48 A $400 guitar that has MOJO?
1:40:00 How do you get a review on my channel?
1:41:40 What parts you should switch on your Epiphone?
1:43:20  My favorite reverb pedal? NUX Atlantic
1:44:06 Do I have any guitar playing quirks? What I wish I worked on
1:47:03  The Peavey Delta Blues or Fender Blues JR?
1:48:30 What is my favorite 12 inch speaker foe low wattage amps?
1:53:00 Show and tell for KYG Live show. You guys are awesome and kind
1:54:40 Leland Sklar and why you should know him!!!!! Thank you Gary!
Trust me watch his channel!!! 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs5yDeiOgkyRZGZGphlSbIw/videos
2:00:00 Thank you 

You can support this channel and get a discount on KYG Merch
Use Promo Code ALMOST300
https://know-your-gear-shop-2.myteespring.co

Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

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Show Notes

Highlighted Question of the week
15:58 What I learned At the 2021 Virtual NAMM
23:00 We Might Be Seeing The End Of Cheap Guitars? 


Question Index
00:00 intro 
01:10 Are the Squiers made in Indonesia worse than China?
03:50 Muddy pickups in the Squier HH Mustang?
05:00 How much difference do rolled fingerboard edges make?
06:30 Buying a $3600 PRS for $2999, is that a deal?
08:29 Is there a problem with buying a guitar knowing you are going to return it. 
12:00 Should compensated nuts be standard on new guitars?
15:50 What I learned at the 2021 virtual NAMM (Cheap Guitars are Dead?)
31:40 Is the Josh Smith Ibanez worth $2500?
Check out Josh Smith's channel and Music
https://www.youtube.com/user/JoshSmithGuitar
36:05 Can you mess up your frets with Micro Mesh?
Micro Mesh pack 
https://amzn.to/32SXSkU
38:00 A Cheap Mans ES335?
42:20 Thoughts on Signature Gibson guitars vs Fender for 2021?
49:00 Press Fit bushing tuners vs regular tuners?
51:25 Upgrades for a Glarry P bass?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYnUgOoZRgU
53:00  My love of the Gibson ES guitars and I was late to the game
56:00  How I would review a wireless system?
57:50 The PRS SE 245 and the Zach Myers guitar 
1:00:15 Best bass amp for at home practice?
1:02:00 How do you pre order a guitar that isn't out yet?
1:04:59 Ibanez Power series bass and my love of the Afirma bass
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnOKuzbohLU
1:07:45  Johnny Silver hands guitar from Cyber Punk 2077 . I have home work
1:09:20 Don't forget my shoes again to the NAMM show 
1:11:00 Replacing the PRS SE Pauls guitar tuners
1:14:52 Why Ibanez doesn't feel necks???? 
1:19:50 Have you ever bought a guitar then wanted to buy that same guitar over and over?
1:22:55 Thoughts on the Fender Boxer Strat MIJ for 2021?
1:26:10 The issue with putting stickers on your guitar especially Liquor finish
1:28:30 Is they a way to change your neck shape? Taylor T5Z?
1:30:02 Are Seymour Duncan Black Winter pick ups versatile? 
1:32:40 The owner of Tuninja is all class. Thank you guys 
Tuninja (Tuner for 6 in line guitars)
https://reverb.grsm.io/tuninja
1:34:38   I never talk about EVH amps?
1:36:48 A $400 guitar that has MOJO?
1:40:00 How do you get a review on my channel?
1:41:40 What parts you should switch on your Epiphone?
1:43:20  My favorite reverb pedal? NUX Atlantic
1:44:06 Do I have any guitar playing quirks? What I wish I worked on
1:47:03  The Peavey Delta Blues or Fender Blues JR?
1:48:30 What is my favorite 12 inch speaker foe low wattage amps?
1:53:00 Show and tell for KYG Live show. You guys are awesome and kind
1:54:40 Leland Sklar and why you should know him!!!!! Thank you Gary!
Trust me watch his channel!!! 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs5yDeiOgkyRZGZGphlSbIw/videos
2:00:00 Thank you 

You can support this channel and get a discount on KYG Merch
Use Promo Code ALMOST300
https://know-your-gear-shop-2.myteespring.co

Here are some other products from a dealer I trust and buy from online
https://imp.i114863.net/c/2224555/791999/11319

You can become a Patreon and support more videos like this 
https://www.patreon.com/home

Send photos of you in your shirt here or ask questions
[email protected]

PODCAST
https://knowyourgear.buzzsprout.com

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Knowyourgear/

Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/phillip_mcknight/

Know Your Gear T shirts 
https://teespring.com/stores/know-your-gear-shop-2

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/phillipmcknightKYG)