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Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By bustapr
i used to picking with just my wrist, but after...

i used to picking with just my wrist, but after seeing Takayoshi Ohmura play, Ive since converted to the circle picking club. I play fast, somewhat accurate, and clean with plenty of attack. Its...
Forum: Recordings Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 84
Posted By bustapr
the more expensive ones have a pad. You dont want...

the more expensive ones have a pad. You dont want an interface without one or else you will be dealing with too high a signal that clips or too low a signal thats weak. With an interface, ideally,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By bustapr
means that if all your looking for is a great...

means that if all your looking for is a great metal sound, then this amp is great. cleans arent the prettiest though. I just checked the price on these amps. I sort of remember them being more...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By bustapr
Most bands in this genre record or play live...

Most bands in this genre record or play live either with a line 6 pod pedal or with a 6505 amp. its become sort of a cliche, at least in my area, that everyone has to have one of those...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 171
Posted By bustapr
remember that if you want to keep the lead tone...

remember that if you want to keep the lead tone as is but change the clean tone, you should ONLY change v6 and maybe the PI tube which I believe is V4. V6 is the clean input and the only tube that is...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 171
Posted By bustapr
the very first tube on the amp is v6 which is the...

the very first tube on the amp is v6 which is the input for the clean channel. If you switch that out for a 12AY7, then you should get more headroom in cleans. there are other tubes you can use, all...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By bustapr
this should be how to wire...

this should be how to wire it:

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag115/bustapr/parallel212_zps1ef2d905.png


if you insert a jack into the socket, youll see that the 2 metal contacts on the top...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-19-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By bustapr
no real clue why you would want to slave a 100W...

no real clue why you would want to slave a 100W marshall into another 100w poweramp. if your adamant on doing this, you should probably get a dummy load for the preamp-amp (you can build one easy for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-18-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By bustapr
power output doesnt really matter in a guitar cab...

power output doesnt really matter in a guitar cab so long as it doesnt surpass the speaker rating. A 5w could run a 412 just as easily as a 50W or 100W so long as the speakers can handle the juice. A...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By bustapr
take a pencil and lightly tap each tube while the...

take a pencil and lightly tap each tube while the amp is on. does anything change when you tap them?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By bustapr
you only really need to bias power tubes when...

you only really need to bias power tubes when your switching them out for some other type of tube. Since youre eyeing an el34 set, you could just plug and play without a problem. But again to your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-17-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By bustapr
try taking a pencil and tapping each tube...

try taking a pencil and tapping each tube slightly while its on. if it makes a ringing sound, then replace that tube. If a power tube is damaged, it will make a deepish sound. If no ringing is heard...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-17-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By bustapr
I believe the original "brown sound"...

I believe the original "brown sound" was achieved running a marshall plexi at 80-90V using a variac. Well at least thats what Michael Soldano said. Has anyone ever tried something like this?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-16-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By bustapr
One thing you might want to consider is that...

One thing you might want to consider is that ac15vr has no fx loop. It does have a reverb built in, but people have described it as meh. the JC has fx loop, but no built in reverb.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-16-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By bustapr
like I said, Ive no clue what type of switch it...

like I said, Ive no clue what type of switch it is, but in the case that it is a momentary switch:

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag115/bustapr/pedal_zpsc4310220.png
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By bustapr
if that is a momentary switch, I imagine you...

if that is a momentary switch, I imagine you could use a momentary spst footswitch to make a pedal. connect your switch in parallel to the amp switch and your all set.

or you could step on the amp...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-15-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By bustapr
try panamaguitars.com the 2x12 cabs start at...

try panamaguitars.com

the 2x12 cabs start at $200USD and are just about the purtiest cabs you will ever see in your life. they have a range of aged or custom speakers. They are this affordable...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-14-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By bustapr
Id imagine the tubes mounted on the amp right now...

Id imagine the tubes mounted on the amp right now have a model number on them somewhere. if not, then jet city must be far worse off than I thought.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By bustapr
6l6g is a regular 6l6 with a glass casing, 25W....

6l6g is a regular 6l6 with a glass casing, 25W. 6l6GC is a 30W version that can handle higher voltages. the str just means that its based on the old syvania str series tubes, eg they use fancier...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-13-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By bustapr
without a doubt the best looking dlo clone Ive...

without a doubt the best looking dlo clone Ive seen.

what trannies did you settle on?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-11-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By bustapr
if you mean the sound clip, the dirt comes in...

if you mean the sound clip, the dirt comes in when I raise the volume on the guitar. with the guitar volume low, there is a low voltage being amplified in the amp which doesnt quite reach full on...
Forum: Other 10-11-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By bustapr
Not sure how many marshalls there were back then...

Not sure how many marshalls there were back then with fx loops, but Id imagine he took the "fx send" signal from the mark 2c and plugged that into the "fx return" of the marshall head. this woulld be...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-11-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By bustapr
Soldano/Hiwatt type DIY Amp and cab build log

Hello, last year I was on here alot asking questions about amp building and got alot of help. I built a soldano x88r lead channel preamp and it sounds badass. now I will expand on the preamp by...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-30-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By bustapr
he said the cab has 4 16ohm speakers, but he...

he said the cab has 4 16ohm speakers, but he wants to replace them with 4 8ohm speakers. these 8ohm speakers in parallel do make a 2ohm cab.

as for the 16ohm speakers. There is a way to make 4 of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-28-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By bustapr
its indeed best to get a regular 3 way switch....

its indeed best to get a regular 3 way switch. you cant get any functionality out of the 5 way switch since the 81-7 and 707 if Im not mistaken, dont have the coil split/tap feature.

As for the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-26-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By bustapr
guitar cab plies and voids

I bought a mahogany plywood board yesterday from a local toolshop to start building a guitar cab. it was the only wood they had and there isnt really anywhere else to buy wood in my area. the thing...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By bustapr
to make a 412 cab with 4 8ohm speakers a 2ohm...

to make a 412 cab with 4 8ohm speakers a 2ohm cab, you have to connect all the positives together and all the negatives together.

In more technical terms, wire all the speakers in parallel. the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-15-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By bustapr
I have another question regarding this. I imagine...

I have another question regarding this. I imagine the oilcanning and resonance has alot to do with the backpanel being closed. so is this still an issue if the back panel is open or half open?
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-13-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By bustapr
probably dirty tube sockets. first take a pencil...

probably dirty tube sockets. first take a pencil and tap the tube while the amp is on, if it makes a ringing noise then theres a bad tube. If theres no ringing noise, then turn off the amp, remove...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-11-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By bustapr
I sometimes get very low output with the emg81tw...

I sometimes get very low output with the emg81tw on my v guitar. the problem on my guitar seems to be the pickup selector switch. its one of those LP-type switches which have real crappy flap-like...
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