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About JimHalinda

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    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  • guitars
    Phantom Custom, Jimmy Page LP, Ibanez AS-180
  • amps
    Line 6 Flextone 1

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  1. JimHalinda

    What's Your Personal Grail Guitar?

    I’d love to get my hands on a Newport.
  2. JimHalinda

    Favorite Christmas guitar songs to hear or play?

    Fareed Haque does a great version of "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch":
  3. Hi Guys, So I bought some contact cleaner for the scratchy 5-way rotary switch on my Phantom Custom. Took off the access panel and... holy crap! Where do I spray on that thing? Do I have to remove it? I can't see anywhere to put the nozzle of the spray can. Any advice appreciated. Thanks, Jim
  4. I really like the Lil' '59 in my strat as well. Classic PAF tone that I think blends well with the middle and neck single coils.
  5. I'll be different and say Alex Lifeson, Hemispheres tour 1978. ES-355, Boss CE-1, and a wall of Hiwatts (and then I could see what he was using for a booster at that time, if anything)
  6. Hi all, I remember long ago, somebody posted an excellent diagram, or map if you will, of all possible chord changes/resolutions within a key. I've tried searching but the terms are too generic and I can't find it. Can anyone help me find that diagram? Thanks in advance for your help, Jim
  7. JimHalinda

    Best 12 string bass emulation. Go!

    My Digitech Drop in octave down + original signal mode, with a regular guitar, does a fairly decent impersonation.
  8. JimHalinda

    Hey Canada!

    I'm way out west in Edmonton, I've been thinking about letting my Phantom Custom go...
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  10. I'm the original owner of this Phantom Custom, only mod is a Gibson LP-style output jack and plate:
  11. Thanks Zen, I do have an X3 Live, I first watched this on an iPhone and didn't see your link. Sorry you had to do all that typing! I've downloaded your patches but didn't have time to play through them. Tomorrow night I hope to indulge in some 80s metal and early VH. Thanks again! Regards, Jim
  12. Fantastic playing and tone Zen! Would you mind sharing your Pod X3 settings for that? (I know you also boosted with the Badgerplex) Regards, Jim
  13. JimHalinda

    Single coils are the sh*t.

    I know what you mean, I've been a set neck, humbucker player forever. For harder rock, that worked best of course. But I'm older and mellower, and the band I'm in now is doing more varied stuff from the '70s and '80s, like Fleetwood Mac, Pretenders, Eurythmics, Tears for Fears. Now I need jangle, and my HB guitars just weren't doing it. Plugged in a Squier Classic Vibe Tele Thinline, and there was the jangle and cut I had been missing. Seems a shame I've got two nice Les Pauls and an Ibanez semi-hollow that just don't cut it like the Tele does. Hamer-wise, my Phantom Custom has two singles on it, so it holds its own. But I had to change all my amp settings now for single coils. A whole new world to get used to, not to mention the longer scale length, my hands are tired! Regards, Jim