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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 143
Posted By ikey_
i dont get it. isnt your high gain tone...

i dont get it. isnt your high gain tone compressed as heck anyways? my experience with compression and lots of gain is that it only adds white noise and buzzing that doesnt need to be there. ...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By ikey_
again, not really on 10. the material of...

again, not really on 10. the material of capacitor may have a very minute effect on tone. value is probably bigger. i went from a 0.22 to a 0.1 and it greatly altered the taper and tone of the pot...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-19-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By ikey_
at 10? negligible. less than 10 then it matters.

at 10? negligible. less than 10 then it matters.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-18-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By ikey_
have myself a SIGNA drive. solid pedal. best...

have myself a SIGNA drive. solid pedal. best ever? meh. ive been jonesin for a Xotic AC booster. also a fuzz. but the Signa is really a great pedal. i cant seem to let it go. upgraded...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-18-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 276
Posted By ikey_
i can count on one had how many times ive seen a...

i can count on one had how many times ive seen a full stack on stage. generally its a crap ton of combos all miced up.

most people i see even mix a 1x12 through the PA. just the music i listen...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By ikey_
really? there are TONs of "marshall...

really? there are TONs of "marshall sounding" overdrives.

but catalinbread makes the "amp in a box" pedals, dirty little secret is marshall. that would be a good bet. xotic BB preamp, xotic SL...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-18-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 717
Posted By ikey_
aside from being SRV himself, playing skills is...

aside from being SRV himself, playing skills is the biggest variable.

the biggest constant is the amp. about 70% percent of it. then the effects. then the guitar.

the catch is that the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-18-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By ikey_
nope. probably not and ever higher levels ans...

nope. probably not and ever higher levels ans definitely at 3 on the volume
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-15-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 276
Posted By ikey_
avatar or splawn 2x12. quality over quantity,...

avatar or splawn 2x12. quality over quantity, get WGS or whatever is in the splawn or the celestions that come in the avatar. awesome options.

almost nobody but a touring musician has use for a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-15-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 685
Posted By ikey_
well true. a standard korg 15 buckc tuner is...

well true.

a standard korg 15 buckc tuner is perfectly accurate. its a tuner, its not rocket science. the goal here is that you get a floor tuner, that is bright, wont break, has a HUGE BRIGHT...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-14-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By ikey_
i would recommend something like a squire strat...

i would recommend something like a squire strat and get a small bedroom style tube amp like a vox ac4, fender champion 600 5watt, or a vox lil night train 2 watt. perhaps on the cheap, bugera V5.....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-14-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 685
Posted By ikey_
??? what? of course you can daisy chain with...

??? what? of course you can daisy chain with the GFS. you mean like with a 1 spot or other power supply?

it doesnt not have a seperate voltage output so that you can run a dasiey chain right out...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-14-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 228
Posted By ikey_
ive played the bugera cab. lifeless. does sound...

ive played the bugera cab. lifeless. does sound come out? yeah. no flavor. it is what you pay for.

CAb on the cheap? CARVIN.
http://www.carvinguitars.com/products/212S

they have a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-14-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 685
Posted By ikey_
GFS. 40 bucks new

GFS. 40 bucks new
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 632
Posted By ikey_
probably every major amp brand has a vintage...

probably every major amp brand has a vintage model. probably because the "vintage" tone accounts for about 80% of music.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By ikey_
SHE LIVES AGAIN! i have changed the LED lights...

SHE LIVES AGAIN!

i have changed the LED lights to blue to signify the re-birth of my new child. day one, she rocks on. lets see if she can make it with no hicups this time.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 632
Posted By ikey_
wel lengl, laney, diezel, most high gain amps,...

wel lengl, laney, diezel, most high gain amps, anything like axe fx or kemper, etc
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-07-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By ikey_
that is entirely subjective. a kemper is top of...

that is entirely subjective. a kemper is top of the line stuff. really enough said.

is it worth it to you to own the best on the market? out of a handful of products, its the only thing that...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 304
Posted By ikey_
not 5 bucks. but a good bypass pedal will about...

not 5 bucks. but a good bypass pedal will about 25 min.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 361
Posted By ikey_
i dont see the s2 as worth the money. they look...

i dont see the s2 as worth the money. they look and feel exactly like the SE series. i would rather just get an SE and drop new PUPs and locking tuners on it.

get a used actual PRS, CE. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-05-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By ikey_
well the 10 day period is no questions asked. ...

well the 10 day period is no questions asked. they even take care of shipping. i literally put the box on the door. they dispatched soembody to get it, and put another one in the mail.

there is a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-04-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By ikey_
no. this thing kills a tubemeister. there is no...

no. this thing kills a tubemeister. there is no comparison even at low volumes.
_________________________

UPDATE:

oh no. FML. it has died. recieved amp august 29th. Sept. 4th, crapped the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-03-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 500
Posted By ikey_
would you get a good british crunch? yes. would...

would you get a good british crunch? yes. would it be the same no. and a lot of it is only felt by the player. sometimes the response, feel, etc just allows you to play and FEEL it differently. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By ikey_
so update: i had a chance to tweak my channels....

so update:

i had a chance to tweak my channels. if you guys read up on the settings, i am running my clean channel on pushed mode with a slight scooped tone that gives a nice jazzy setting clean...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-01-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By ikey_
nope never heard that b4. the 4 button switch is...

nope never heard that b4. the 4 button switch is foreign to me with the possible sequences and possibilities. its like, its always on high gain, unless you change it up clean or crunch (channel 2)....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-31-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By ikey_
so i have yet to noodle in 50 watt mode. ...

so i have yet to noodle in 50 watt mode. thankfully, the 7 watt mode sounds very much similar to the 22 watt mode. there may be a very very slight decrease in volume but its there. so really the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By ikey_
NAD - Carvin V3m

finally i got the amp ive been thinking of for 3 years and put my mind to rest. i really wanted something that can so everything from clean to metal under 1000 and this may be the only amp does it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 638
Posted By ikey_
well the carvin had 4 preamp tubes. without...

well the carvin had 4 preamp tubes. without knowing anything about the design i will say at least 2 are used by the preamp for actual gain stages. each tube genrally have 2 halves, so that can be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By ikey_
what type of amp? if you have a solid state, non...

what type of amp? if you have a solid state, non tube amp, a booster is useless for you. it will just add volume.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By ikey_
i agree to a point. but sometimes if you want a...

i agree to a point. but sometimes if you want a certain tone it correlates to a certain amp. for example a EVH 5153. you really cant get that tone out of amps less than 50 watts. its really hard....
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