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Oh no! Thanks for the reminder. I was once asked to join Saxon! Needless to say, ummm, I said I was busy.

But man, sorry to hear about your arm, that's harsh. I once screwed up my tendons in my left hand through playing a certain song with an old band. The chords were huge and stretchy, and it hurt! I don't think it was anything serious but it made me a bit miserable for quite a while.

I tell you what's quite hard to suss out (for me anyway) -- the end part of the solo to It's Not Love. Not sure if you have a problem with that bit too but it used to bug me. Haven't heard it for about 300 years, though. I could probably do it now.

What do you think to Warren DeMartini, btw? I always thought he wanted to sound like Lynch.
Yeah that last part on it's not love after the pedal lick is knida tricky because you really have to do a wild strech tapping 9H10H14 tap on the 17th P14P10 on the G string then 9H10H14 tap on the 17th P14P10 on the D string and finally tap on the 12 fret on the A string to finish the solo in Am.
 

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I forgot about Warren!!! well I feel he is a great player in his own right and although the style is similar to GL I could tell you that Warren has his own thing going, I guess they sound kind of similar because they were both coming up at the same time. I believe RATT and Dokken are 2 of the best 80'S bands!!!
 

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What I thought.

I was about to buy one online, but everyone told me that if you don't have really large hands the guitar is a bitch to play with the long scale and 22 frets.
Someone (or everyone, in your case) definitely got it twisted, for sure. Why a 25.5" scale guitar with 22 frets would be hard to play... I have no idea. And anyway, I didn't have no problem when I tried the Kamikaze 1, though admittedly that was 19 years ago, I remember enjoying it. I love 'em. Too pricy for what they are though.
 

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I forgot about Warren!!! well I feel he is a great player in his own right and although the style is similar to GL I could tell you that Warren has his own thing going, I guess they sound kind of similar because they were both coming up at the same time. I believe RATT and Dokken are 2 of the best 80'S bands!!!
Agreed about Warren. Great player.
 

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Yeah that last part on it's not love after the pedal lick is knida tricky because you really have to do a wild strech tapping 9H10H14 tap on the 17th P14P10 on the G string then 9H10H14 tap on the 17th P14P10 on the D string and finally tap on the 12 fret on the A string to finish the solo in Am.
Cool. I didn't know it was TAPPED. That's where I went wrong, I was picking it. Cheers. :)

Oops, 3 posts in a row.
 

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Bad practice habits, and playing with irritated forearm, wrist and hand muscles
scalated to a bad injury :x :( which has left me unable to play for almost a month now, thanks God it's getting better but SLOWLY...
Getting back to the GL topic the Hunter is actually one of my all time faves, I have heard a lot of guys trying to play the riffs and the solo and they just can't nail it!!! same goes for tooth and nail that one is a TOUGH one but practice can tame any beast, I learnt both the live and the studio version, another one of my faves is MR scary LIVE with the extended guitar solo intro that one is a SUPER TOUGH to play, Paris is burning is another good one with that guitar solo intro! (in reality I love playing ALL Dokken tunes can't you tell? :wink: ) One of these days when I go to the UK I've got to get together with all my Jemsite mates to Jam and we'll star with some Saxon :D
I absolutely love the 'Breaking the Chains' solo. Supremely tasteful licks. It's fairly easy to play too.

-EkiM
 

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Now check this out guys this is a 20th anniversary model done right!!!

GEORGE LYNCH GL-20 (Click photo to enlarge)

S P E C I F I C A T I O N S F I N I S H E S
Construction / Scale
Body
Neck / Fingerboard
Nut Type / Width
Neck Shape
Inlays
Frets
Binding
Hardware
Tuners
Bridge / Tailpiece
Pickups
Electronics Bolt-On / 25.5”
Maple
Maple / Ebony
FR Locking / 45mm
GL Original
Mirror Bombs w/ Mother Of Pearl Bomber
22 XJ
None
Black
Gotoh
Floyd Rose
Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates (B) & Screamin’ Demon Jr. (N)
1 Volume w/ Push-Pull P.U. Select,1 Kill Switch Kamikaze Graphic
w/ Mother Of Pearl Kanji & Bombs
 

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Noooo! That's just WEIRD --me and my girlfriend were saying only yesterday how it'd be cool if it had bomb inlays. And look! That's freaked me out man.

Needless to say, that's an awfully nice axe.
 

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Noooo! That's just WEIRD --me and my girlfriend were saying only yesterday how it'd be cool if it had bomb inlays. And look! That's freaked me out man.

Needless to say, that's an awfully nice axe.
I always wanted to get a Kami from the custom shop with bomb inlays and 24 frets, I hate the dots they are too bland!!!! did you check out the bomber plane inlay!!! unreal!!!! :D
 
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