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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-16-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 718
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: 377
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: 1,018
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: 718
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: 1,018
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: 1,018
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: 1,018
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: 1,018
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: 1,018
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: 469
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: 1,561
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: 1,561
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: 290
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...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-01-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Blompcube
This question is too vague and simplistic to...

This question is too vague and simplistic to answer accurately - What's bad about the guitar? what's bad about the amp?

I mean, I bet a nice guitar into a marshall MG sounds better than a terrible...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-28-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By Blompcube
It's a B-bender - the "knob" under the...

It's a B-bender - the "knob" under the bridge has the B string attached to it, and inside the guitar there is a spring loaded mechanism that connects the 'knob' to the upper strap button, causing it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-26-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By Blompcube
Don Felder recorded Hotel California lead tones...

Don Felder recorded Hotel California lead tones (and basically everything else he played on the Eagles' albums) with a 1959 Gibson Les Paul straight into a cranked up 5E3 circuit fender deluxe amp,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-18-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 459
Posted By Blompcube
I just refer to the current line of guitars as...

I just refer to the current line of guitars as "EBMMs" so that this question isn't even an issue.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-17-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By Blompcube
the shape of the headstock and the shape of the...

the shape of the headstock and the shape of the heel don't look right to me. Nor the positioning of any of the decals, or even the decals themselves.

also the neck plate doesn't seem to line up...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 509
Posted By Blompcube
Yeah, kinda. I was referring to a stereo rig that...

Yeah, kinda. I was referring to a stereo rig that separates the basic guitar into amp sound from the modulated and delayed signals.

I've never really heard the term dry to describe the character of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 509
Posted By Blompcube
I'm in the process of building an entirely new...

I'm in the process of building an entirely new rig, and this type of rig is often referred to as a wet/dry rig, and in that particular case the definitions mean the following:

dry = sound of the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-09-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Blompcube
Correct - my late 2007 Studio Faded has a...

Correct - my late 2007 Studio Faded has a mahogany top and is very lightweight for a les paul. My friend has one from the same month of the same year which is also very light ;)

There also used to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-07-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Blompcube
It's something people decided a long time ago and...

It's something people decided a long time ago and everyone just got used to it and accepted it as the norm, but you can be a revolutionary free thinker, and escape from the shackles of tradition and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-06-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Blompcube
This is the solution that always works for me -...

This is the solution that always works for me - leather strap with a rough, gripping underside - the guitar won't move if the strap can't slip.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,270
Posted By Blompcube
My thoughts on solid states are, for certain...

My thoughts on solid states are, for certain tones, as long as they have enough power for the situation (preferably more than enough power, just to be safe!) they are great. The idea that they can't...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-30-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Blompcube
might work as an external expression pedal for...

might work as an external expression pedal for another effect, if you have another pedal that has that function. But I can't really be sure of that.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-30-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Blompcube
^The tele was used in the video, not necessarily...

^The tele was used in the video, not necessarily on the studio recording though ;)

It sounds like the studio version's chimey tone is the result of a combination of a clean electric guitar with a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-15-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Blompcube
treble boosters aren't just transparent high...

treble boosters aren't just transparent high frequency boosters, they introduce a little bit of very subtle distortion that adds a certain 'sweetness' to the high frequencies as well as boosting...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-15-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Blompcube
Resale value is often determined by supply and...

Resale value is often determined by supply and demand.

The original Dallas Rangemasters are quite rare, and due to being perceived as the holy grail of treble boosters, it doesn't surprise me that...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-13-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 825
Posted By Blompcube
If someone tries to get me to justify buying more...

If someone tries to get me to justify buying more gear I explain why the new gear is useful to me in so much detail they regret bringing it up ;)
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-10-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 737
Posted By Blompcube
It depends entirely on the model in question and...

It depends entirely on the model in question and whether other similar/practically identical models are available within the same price range or less.

Sometimes you get signature models which are...
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