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Old 09-17-2009, 10:00 PM
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Perhaps. For the recordings that I don't like I am using a pencil condenser at the 12th fret about 4-6 inches away....

There's a bit more to it than that :-) How are your room acoustics, for example? What is this "pencil condenser"? And that is far from the only placement that can work. You have to experiment. A fraction of an inch can change the sound. What's the rest of your recording chain? Strings can change the sound, your pick can dramatically change the sound. how you play can affect your sound. Your guitar can affect the sound, but for pop rhythm guitar, an 814 should be pretty darn near perfect.
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