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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By Blompcube
the 20 watt peavey vypyr is a practice amp, which...

the 20 watt peavey vypyr is a practice amp, which is unlikely to have speakers that project with any real clarity at higher volumes, even if the amp itself is powerful enough to be heard alongside...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-25-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By Blompcube
Since everyone has already said everything else I...

Since everyone has already said everything else I was going to say I only have one thing left to contribute:

Has anyone else ever noticed the garbled low end in the more recent MGs? Sounds like some...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 597
Posted By Blompcube
Hard to say, I have played lots of really awesome...

Hard to say, I have played lots of really awesome guitars.

Out of my own personal stash though, definitely my EBMM Albert Lee HH, which is just effortless to play because every note rings out with...
Forum: The Pit 11-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 588
Posted By Blompcube
Yes, that is correct - Series 4 southern...

Yes, that is correct - Series 4 southern annihilator final.

(I'm a bit of a robot wars mega-nerd).
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-17-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,000
Posted By Blompcube
Occasionally he would be like that with people,...

Occasionally he would be like that with people, but the main thing is he was just a spammer who was always trying to promote himself, his guitars, and andertons, in just about every post he made -...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-16-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,000
Posted By Blompcube
I don't think there's anything specifically wrong...

I don't think there's anything specifically wrong with this guitars, I think people just dislike him personally because they remember when he used to post here :p:
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-13-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,367
Posted By Blompcube
Depends if I'm buying an investment grade...

Depends if I'm buying an investment grade instrument or a workhorse.

I mean, I would collect vintage guitars if I could afford to because I just like vintage guitars - I would also play them, just...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Blompcube
He probably had to modify his technique an awful...

He probably had to modify his technique an awful lot when he lost the tips of his fingers, and I'm guessing that he actually plucks the strings very very softly with a very loose grip on his picks.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-05-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By Blompcube
it's hard to tell, but it looks like it has...

it's hard to tell, but it looks like it has roller saddles.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-04-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By Blompcube
I have an older version of the epi SG custom from...

I have an older version of the epi SG custom from 1999 made in korea - the only things that let it down are the pickups, electronics, nut and bridge - all important features, obviously, but...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-31-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By Blompcube
this. except the bit about the break marks -...

this.

except the bit about the break marks - unless i could feel them in the back of the neck when playing open chords or something, it wouldn't bother me. I'm only concerned about whether or not it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By Blompcube
Ok - I was suggesting another essential step in...

Ok - I was suggesting another essential step in choosing an amp that I thought you had missed/forgotten to include, because I hadn't fully understood the context of the thread :)

Having said that,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By Blompcube
The best thing to do is go to music stores and...

The best thing to do is go to music stores and try out as many amps as you can which fit your specific requirements. It's absolutely essential for making sure you find what you're looking for, and if...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-26-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By Blompcube
This is not the right sub-forum for recruiting...

This is not the right sub-forum for recruiting musicians - You could try Musician Ads (The link TheStig1214 posted), but your post is missing some important information (Contact Details, Location,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-26-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 587
Posted By Blompcube
It could be something to do with the taper of the...

It could be something to do with the taper of the volume pot rather than the JCM actually being "louder" overall. Some pots have a logarithmic taper and some have a linear taper.

I suspect the JCM...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-26-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Blompcube
yes, the 3 silver 'cans' are covers for the...

yes, the 3 silver 'cans' are covers for the preamp tubes.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Blompcube
+1 If it's actually an original '76, it looks...

+1

If it's actually an original '76, it looks like it has been refinished and had new gold hardware fitted (the bridge does not match the '76 specs). I'm actually a little suspicious of how...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-16-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 845
Posted By Blompcube
+1, This is another "shortcoming" with...

+1, This is another "shortcoming" with SS amps that I forgot to mention. (Note: I don't really consider it a shortcoming, but I think there are perfectly valid reasons for considering it as such,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-16-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By Blompcube
Hmm.. Now, Let's see: I wrote out a list and...

Hmm.. Now, Let's see:

I wrote out a list and then realised it would basically be this:

http://www.stuart-adamson.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/YamahaSG2000_11.jpg

With a few changes: I think...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-16-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,148
Posted By Blompcube
^IIRC Billy Gibbons also recorded a few tracks...

^IIRC Billy Gibbons also recorded a few tracks with a Marshall Lead 12 at some point.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 845
Posted By Blompcube
it depends on the type of gain you want. A good...

it depends on the type of gain you want. A good solid state amp will give you perfectly good distorted tones, but the distortion will more than likely have much more of a gritty texture and will not...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-14-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,148
Posted By Blompcube
This is the problem with making lists like this -...

This is the problem with making lists like this - unless you can objectively define what makes an amp "good" or not, there are always going to be disagreements.

What objective requirements must an...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-14-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,148
Posted By Blompcube
Well yes, that's exactly what I meant when I said...

Well yes, that's exactly what I meant when I said it is marketed as a 'poor mans rockerverb' ;)

I mean, even if they did base the CR120 circuit off the Rockerverb, it's not a Rockerverb, and it's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,148
Posted By Blompcube
Roc already beat me to it with the JC120, Given...

Roc already beat me to it with the JC120, Given it's relative obscurity I would expect to have a harder time finding negative comments about the G100,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,148
Posted By Blompcube
You don't have to look very far to read bad...

You don't have to look very far to read bad things about just about every amp mentioned in this thread ;)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-14-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,148
Posted By Blompcube
Award Session Sessionette 75 HH electronic IC100,...

Award Session Sessionette 75
HH electronic IC100, IC100S, VS-Musician etc
Orange CR120
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-08-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 518
Posted By Blompcube
I have this problem too. With heavier strings I...

I have this problem too.

With heavier strings I really dig into the fret wire when bending, which eventually results in little notches being carved out under the strings too quickly.

I have tried...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,672
Posted By Blompcube
+1 I was going to post something about gain...

+1

I was going to post something about gain structures but decided against it due to my insufficient technical knowledge on that particular subject.

I think even if you duplicated the red channel...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-08-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,672
Posted By Blompcube
This question is somewhat equivalent to...

This question is somewhat equivalent to "what's the point in riding a bike when I can just run?"

Using a distortion pedal in front of a clean amp is not the same as distorting the amp. It won't...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-04-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Blompcube
Your title answers your question somewhat -...

Your title answers your question somewhat - "Playing too hard". This will cause fret buzz.

You could try raising the bridge on the bass side a little (as far as i know, your guitars have...
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