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Posted: 10 Sep 06, 07:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi Queen fans,
I'm getting the BM Left Handed guitar for my b'day-xmas pressent as I'm a New Years Day birthday boy, with all the rest of the RS stuff pedal and amp.
but I'm not sure of where I can get a good amp - vox brand or other brand - or even a left handed case for this great guitar.
Can someone help me please.
If you know of any in the UK it would be a great help as I'm a person who lives in the UK.
Please oh Please could someone offer me a few words of advise.
Take care,
mittybitty

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Posted: 10 Sep 06, 11:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Best amp - AC30.

If you're not going to spend that much money, I would go for a Laney AC15 (much smaller, yet similarly wired version of the AC30) or a Laney Tube Fusion amp. I've had successes getting nice combinations of these amps with mah Red Special, should sound fine.

PS. Perhaps this'd be better in General or Serious Discussion.

Have fun with the new guitar. :P


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Posted: 10 Sep 06, 11:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Zebonka12 wrote:

Best amp - AC30.

If you're not going to spend that much money, I would go for a Laney AC15 (much smaller, yet similarly wired version of the AC30) or a Laney Tube Fusion amp. I've had successes getting nice combinations of these amps with mah Red Special, should sound fine.

PS. Perhaps this'd be better in General or Serious Discussion.

Have fun with the new guitar. :P

Nice way to respond to a post in the wrong thread
Zebonka12.
Some people here can get nasty.


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Posted: 10 Sep 06, 12:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you Zebonka12 please could you leave a web site for me to look at if possible.
Thank you again,
All the best in the future,
Mitty Bitty

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Posted: 10 Sep 06, 12:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 10 Sep 06, 17:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

GO for a Laney vc30 as a cheaper option if you can afford a vox get a vox ac30cc2x. As for cases i would get in touch with house music or try gak in brighton, you should find a case no probs

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Posted: 11 Sep 06, 03:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

thank you john_john211

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Posted: 11 Sep 06, 03:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Is the Brian May Deluxe Bag worth getting and is it suitable for the left hand.
i.e. won't damage it in any way.

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Posted: 11 Sep 06, 03:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

how easy is the neck to get around is it slim or fat.

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Posted: 11 Sep 06, 04:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

what type of cabel do i get for the BM Red Special to plug into the vox.


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Posted: 11 Sep 06, 09:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

1: The neck is fatter than you might be used to if you usually play on something like a Fender.
The neck is a shorter scale somewhat close to that of a Gibson, but it's still 24 frets, so this also has an impact on the way I play the thing.
I recommend keeping the action on the strings very low (as in - the strings stay close to the fingerboard).

2: No special cable required, just a quarter-inch jack lead. Thing.


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Posted: 11 Sep 06, 10:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you for that.
How easy is it to learn on chord wise for starters on the BM RS as I've only used the sunburts fender.

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Posted: 11 Sep 06, 17:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mittybitty wrote:

what type of cabel do i get for the BM Red Special to plug into the vox.


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Posted: 12 Sep 06, 01:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

mittybitty wrote:

Thank you for that.
How easy is it to learn on chord wise for starters on the BM RS as I've only used the sunburts fender.


Red Special is just a regular guitar with interesting wiring, dude. It's not like a sitar or nothin' - whatever chords you're playing on other guitars are totally applicable anywhere else (unless you're like me and enjoy a DADGBB tuning).

Look 'em up, and Godspeed

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Posted: 12 Sep 06, 04:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

thank you all so very very much I've taken all of your advice up on a txt document on my computer and will be looking forward to playing the guitar during the new year.
During the xmas sales..
As in my first message my birthday is NEW YEARS DAY.
Money wise I've seen that the guitar is £499.00 on most sites - which is great.
Does anyone know where I can buy the pure white combo amp. I can't find it anywhere.


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Posted: 12 Sep 06, 05:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

if anyone here on the page has an msn account please do contact me.
asiddiquey@hotmail.com
We can talk there about this great topic.
I'd love to hear from:

Zebonka12
john_john211

do contact me if you have it.
in the message on msn do leave a note on the subject so that I know that your from QUEENZONE.
take care,
Mitty

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Posted: 12 Sep 06, 05:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I mean on messenger.
Not email. my msn email is not working.

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Posted: 12 Sep 06, 07:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well you know where to find me dude, unlike the wiser majority on this site I don't hide my e-mail.

(salute)


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