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Forum: Electric Guitar 10-07-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8,085
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Posted By Van Noord
A used guitar...

A used guitar score


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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-06-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Van Noord
I use a D-Activator in the bridge of my...

I use a D-Activator in the bridge of my Stratocaster. I like the clarity under high gain, and cutting sustain. I use pretty thick sounding amps, so the pickup works great with them. I found pickup...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-06-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By Van Noord
Piping can sometimes be an indicator. Oversized...

Piping can sometimes be an indicator. Oversized have black. The newest Stilettos also have black, but most will have either silver or dark gray.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-06-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8,085
Views: 315,898
Posted By Van Noord
My latest....

My latest.

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Forum: Electric Guitar 01-18-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Van Noord
My friend had a single sized JB Jr in his Strat...

My friend had a single sized JB Jr in his Strat and it sounded great. I had a full sized zebra version in mine and it was a mess of overly abundant mids, output and high end sizzle..

I like the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-18-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Van Noord
I've had better results with Dimarzios than...

I've had better results with Dimarzios than Duncans in Strats. I say look at the Tone Zone as well.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-17-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 8,085
Views: 315,898
Posted By Van Noord
Which? The Deluxe or the HWY1? How do you like it?

Which? The Deluxe or the HWY1? How do you like it?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-16-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,236
Posted By Van Noord
You need a master volume amp. I set the master...

You need a master volume amp. I set the master volume high and the channel volume low to get huge full bodied sounds from the amp at low volume levels.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-16-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8,085
Views: 315,898
Posted By Van Noord
My old Strat has become my main guitar again...

My old Strat has become my main guitar again recently.

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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-11-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By Van Noord
*sees discussion on cabinet construction* *sees...

*sees discussion on cabinet construction*

*sees the selfish train wreck that two members made the thread into*

*turns around and walks away*
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-11-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By Van Noord
Nah, avoid Duncans. They are always really hairy...

Nah, avoid Duncans. They are always really hairy and harsh with cloudy murky mids and ragged low end when used in Strats.

Look at the Dimarzio Super Distortion, D-Activator, Tone Zone, Gravity...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-10-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Van Noord
Krank used thin and cheap, almost tin like metal...

Krank used thin and cheap, almost tin like metal for their transformer brackets. They are notorious for bending under the weight when the amp is put/left standing on its end.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-02-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By Van Noord
I get some sweet clean tones from a few of my...

I get some sweet clean tones from a few of my amps actually.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-02-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By Van Noord
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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-01-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By Van Noord
Thanks, I might offload the ENGL since my JSX,...

Thanks, I might offload the ENGL since my JSX, 6505 and JVM do what it does just as good and better in some cases.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-30-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By Van Noord
Not entirely sure of the tonal differences, but I...

Not entirely sure of the tonal differences, but I read Steve Fryette say that the Pittbull preamp voicing changes a few times through the years. Nothing drastic, just tweaks. I think the early...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-26-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By Van Noord
311, I browse here a lot more than I post. Most...

311, I browse here a lot more than I post. Most topics on UG don't exactly push me to post all time. I do like to read up on everyone's activities though.

Ippon, I can't say which I like better just...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-25-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By Van Noord
- Nad - Rig Pic -

Should have got one of these years ago. Finally found the 210H version used locally.
I love the eq voicing and how settings are still relevant when sharing the eq's between modes.

I basically have...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-13-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,482
Posted By Van Noord
Just make sure to attach the logo plate BEHIND...

Just make sure to attach the logo plate BEHIND the metal grill. I think it looks terrible with them on top of the grill on the outside.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-04-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 34,683
Posted By Van Noord
That sounds like a power tube issue.

That sounds like a power tube issue.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-04-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Van Noord
It's the sound of the tubes cooling and returning...

It's the sound of the tubes cooling and returning to room temp.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-14-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Van Noord
Yes, the V12 Legend is what Fryette recommends as...

Yes, the V12 Legend is what Fryette recommends as a similar option to the P50.
I have a set but have never heard P50's in the flesh.
I now use Mesa Black Shadow MC90's with my Pittbull UL.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-11-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Van Noord
The midrange bark and snap from the GB's will...

The midrange bark and snap from the GB's will help the Fireball immensly at "band" volumes. I know that amp has a lot of lowend, but it can be reduced with the bass control of course. Also, your cab...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-16-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By Van Noord
Best way to use a boost pedal is gain at 2/10,...

Best way to use a boost pedal is gain at 2/10, level at 8/10, and the tone dial to taste.

Turning the gain on the OD pedal completely off thins out your tone and sucks the life out of it. Have it at...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-12-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Van Noord
You have a vintage series Marshall cab so it has...

You have a vintage series Marshall cab so it has V30's right? If so, then your tone will change with increased volume. Eq settings at lower volume will not work at high volume levels.
With my V30's I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-08-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By Van Noord
Nah, I've played passives my whole life and...

Nah, I've played passives my whole life and recently started playing actives. Cold and sterile are generalizations perpetuated by EMG haters. Often as a result of visual labels. Much like the digital...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-07-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,033
Posted By Van Noord
I think the Google search function got a serious...

I think the Google search function got a serious workout with all this "knowledge" about modeling being thrown around. Internet Einsteins abound in this thread!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-07-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By Van Noord
I get better clean, rock and metal tones with my...

I get better clean, rock and metal tones with my active EMGs than I ever did with passive humbuckers. I recommed the 81b/60n set.
I think the only thing EMG's suffer form is stereotypes.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-06-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Van Noord
Also, put it first in your chain because it's got...

Also, put it first in your chain because it's got a great buffer.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-02-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By Van Noord
Ah right, I missed that. Well a Swamp Thang will...

Ah right, I missed that. Well a Swamp Thang will do just fine if more bass is desired. Those are really thick sounding speakers. Serious thump.
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