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Forum: Electric Guitar 08-30-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 280
Posted By ikey_
actually these days teh carvins get an upgrade to...

actually these days teh carvins get an upgrade to the kiesel pickups which are very well suited for harder styles of music. the kiesel branded guitars have em stock but word is if you build a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-29-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 480
Posted By ikey_
yeah you can probably find solid meixcan strats...

yeah you can probably find solid meixcan strats on the market from the 300-400 range and some of em are actually great guitars. i would say a step down from japanese strats but i know a lot of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-29-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 953
Posted By ikey_
yeah a squier or a epiphone are great starter...

yeah a squier or a epiphone are great starter guitars. my recommendation is to test it first in guitar center. those guitars can vary a lot from model to model or from guitar to guitar.

i second...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-27-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By ikey_
dude. that. guitar. is. sick. what is your...

dude. that. guitar. is. sick.

what is your whole rig? you have one cutting as heck tone. in a good way.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By ikey_
i personally would start my search around the...

i personally would start my search around the ibanez S series.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By ikey_
do you really need a gibson? cause for less...

do you really need a gibson?

cause for less money a Carvin will embarass a gibson so bad you would wonder why Gibson still exists as a company.

...and probably still have money to spare to buy...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-24-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 585
Posted By ikey_
rewiring, changing capacitors, adding a push pull...

rewiring, changing capacitors, adding a push pull knob for in/out of phase

general tonal improvements and greater flexibility. the cap brand is probably placebo effect however the value is VERY...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By ikey_
by halfstack what is your idea? you mean a 4x12...

by halfstack what is your idea? you mean a 4x12 cab? on a budget with a tube head?

first off - ive aid it numberous times in todays day and age i have to question almost anybody whos not a pro...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-23-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By ikey_
well. any guitar can play the blues...

well. any guitar can play the blues really....

if you already have a guitar for more agressive music then...perhaps a hollow body? epihpone dot / casino / hagstrom viking / etc?
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-22-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By ikey_
dont. for 1600 price cap max? i say dont buy a...

dont. for 1600 price cap max? i say dont buy a PRS. i personally would invest in a PRS at 2000+ dollars.

i say this as a carvin owner after having experience, there is almost no guitar made on...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-22-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By ikey_
im generally on the train of investing in a nice...

im generally on the train of investing in a nice amp, which is probably about 80% of your tone. after that probably affects in terms of coloring your tone.

the guitar is probably the least. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-22-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 653
Posted By ikey_
well along with everything, there is so much gear...

well along with everything, there is so much gear flooding teh market these days i always try to take extra steps to find something not super common and immidiately in front of your face...ie...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-19-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By ikey_
correct. a good flexible OD is used in almost...

correct. a good flexible OD is used in almost ANY form of music. many ODs these days have mode switches or are flexible enough to be a OD for crunch or a boost, be it a light crunch boost or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-19-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By ikey_
yeha i think those amps are radically different. ...

yeha i think those amps are radically different.

but to me, id take the road king any day. period.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-19-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By ikey_
i have to assume on most gear the speaker cable...

i have to assume on most gear the speaker cable has a slide on, grippy fastener thing that clamps down on the lead of the speaker for both the positive and negative ends.

if thats the case, screw...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-15-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 943
Posted By ikey_
yeha ugh blackstar, a used guitar center el...

yeha ugh blackstar, a used guitar center el special crate blue voodoo, or how about a used POD modeller?

i personally would probably take the POD in this situation.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-11-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By ikey_
teh v22 series from bugera are a shining gem in...

teh v22 series from bugera are a shining gem in the line. very little bad to say about for FOR THE PRICE. i liked that little amp. nothing to brag about though.

teh carvin and peavey will be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-10-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By ikey_
ehh..can you test it first? i agree. im...

ehh..can you test it first? i agree. im general, ive found many Solid state amps to have a better taper with their volume. less of a 1-10 scenario, however its not a fact.

i also maintain DSLs...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-10-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 544
Posted By ikey_
i was actually quite happy with my 1 spot. i...

i was actually quite happy with my 1 spot. i upgraded, and i must say i am happy with my upgrade....but it was probably a bit of an impluse buy. not sure my "super nice isolated" supply was that...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-10-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By ikey_
let me tell you right now - if you are talking...

let me tell you right now - if you are talking power tube overdrive...in the sense of "overdriven tube amp"..

just get this straight.

very very very few, if any tube amps, can be actually...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-06-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 671
Posted By ikey_
i maintain that PRS, Music Man, and Carvin /...

i maintain that PRS, Music Man, and Carvin / Keisel, are about the best mass produced guitars in the biz. along with that you drill down into something like USA charvels, custom fender customer...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-05-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By ikey_
yeah i know what you mean on the...

yeah i know what you mean on the "egnater" tone. it is there....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-04-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 815
Posted By ikey_
jesus. wow. even through the internet on...

jesus. wow. even through the internet on computer speakers. holy cow.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-04-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 557
Posted By ikey_
well. science. biology, etc. i just know it...

well. science. biology, etc. i just know it sounds better at a certain threshold and every amp is different.

thats just me. like i said, go poll 100 musicians of any amp on 0.5 master and then...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-03-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 557
Posted By ikey_
well getting a bit outside the context of the...

well getting a bit outside the context of the thread, but many will agree, depending on playing style, that when you turn a tube amp up, LOUD, like 50% or so, or more, it opens up, the dynamics...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-03-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 366
Posted By ikey_
well depends. do you have amazon prime? online....

well depends. do you have amazon prime? online. better variety and with free shipping its the same or cheaper. and you dont have to spend gas money....

if you want to get into some religious...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-03-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By ikey_
yeah carvin v3m

yeah carvin v3m
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-03-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By ikey_
ugh...people have great things to say about the...

ugh...people have great things to say about the new keisel lithiums.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnJDuceirIM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e361_-NyJcs
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-03-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 557
Posted By ikey_
best ways i found to attenuate a legitimate tube...

best ways i found to attenuate a legitimate tube amp is

http://www.tedweber.com/gadgets/attenuators

one of these or

a 1x12 cab with a eminence FDM speaker like the reignmaker in it. gives you...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-02-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,254
Posted By ikey_
i personally would have to try it before i bought...

i personally would have to try it before i bought it. i have found the lower end studios or the cheap SGs, the 799 models - the fit and finish out of the store in guitar center was bad or straight...
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