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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Watterboy
Ive gotten pretty decent blues tones with emgs. ...

Ive gotten pretty decent blues tones with emgs. Although I much prefer single coils for blues tones.. and incidentally I have emg single actives in my strat and they sound great
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-06-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Watterboy
I figured that was case.. What would be a good...

I figured that was case..

What would be a good product to power them with thats nice and cheap and easy to hook them up to. Just to put them to use for something like home listening
Forum: Recordings 07-06-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By Watterboy
Thank you for all of the tips everybody. I was...

Thank you for all of the tips everybody. I was hoping that it was something as simple as that.. I re-recorded the guitars again, this time I turned my guitar amp master up to 5/10. The amp sounded...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-06-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Watterboy
Can you ID these speakers? How to power?

Hi all,

I found these old speakers in my basement. They are Philips magnavox, but I'm having trouble finding the exact model to see if they're any good or if there's anything I can learn about...
Forum: Recordings 07-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By Watterboy
Maybe it would be helpful if I posted a sample...

Maybe it would be helpful if I posted a sample mix? I definitely need studio monitors, but whenever I render at the very least I'll go for a car ride and listen to my mix a bunch of times and...
Forum: Recordings 07-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By Watterboy
I am double tracking- BUT, i havent put the bass...

I am double tracking- BUT, i havent put the bass in there yet. My friend is gonna do that. In the past, ive just recorded clean guitar and then downtuned an octave, but it didnt really leave me...
Forum: Recordings 07-04-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By Watterboy
Yea thats true. I dont expect to get as quality...

Yea thats true. I dont expect to get as quality of a recording. But i guess my biggest question is if there would be a sizeable difference in recorded guitar tone if cranking the master and cutting...
Forum: Recordings 07-04-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By Watterboy
Haha- I am using Koss Pro3AA Titanium. They...

Haha- I am using Koss Pro3AA Titanium. They really arent very faithful to the actual mix, thats for sure.
Forum: Recordings 07-03-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 252
Posted By Watterboy
Close Mic cab - Question about volume

Hi all,

I am curious about volume in recording..

Lately i have been keeping the volume on my 100 watt tube amp low when i record (approx 1/10), and channel volume relatively low as well, and then...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-29-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Watterboy
NGD - My first 7 string - Ibanez Iron Label 7

Finally purchased a 7 string guitar for myself. I played this guy at guitarcenter and I really enjoyed how it felt and how it sounded. I wound up finding one on ebay for a more reasonable price so...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By Watterboy
I hate that she is that much better than me. The...

I hate that she is that much better than me.

The reasons you like that tone so much are probably because it was processed, and shes a really good player.

Its actually not too hard to get if you mic...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-18-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Watterboy
In my personal experience, if a tube came...

In my personal experience, if a tube came unseated or had a fault, my amp lost a lot of volume, but didnt really become muddy. My guess is the depth mod and way too high preamp gain are getting. ...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Watterboy
An esp ltd ec 1000. You can get emgs or...

An esp ltd ec 1000. You can get emgs or passives. I chose emgs and it was worth it. You can find them used for around that price
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 353
Posted By Watterboy
Can you try unplugging the 5150 from its 2x12...

Can you try unplugging the 5150 from its 2x12 internal speakers and plug it into the 6505+ speaker (unplug the 6505+ as well and make sure it is powered down and check the ohm setting on tge 5150...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-12-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Watterboy
Elixirs work wonders for me. I dont have issues...

Elixirs work wonders for me. I dont have issues with them breaking either. Maybe you need a a lighter gauge for whatever youre tuning to?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-07-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Watterboy
Background noise phenomena?

Anybody ever play their amp with some sort of a moderate constant background noise going on; such as a washer/dryer, or a blow dryer?

I was playing guitar the other night (master at about 1/10) and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-06-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 537
Posted By Watterboy
I rather enjoy the stock emg pups in my ec-1000. ...

I rather enjoy the stock emg pups in my ec-1000. Im surprised you ripped them out. The gain is fat and tight as hell with that guitar. It has a lot more body to it than most of the other guitars...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-05-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Watterboy
Question regarding my EQ tendencies

I had a few questions regarding eq settings, namely a trend Ive been noticing in my preferences.

I seem to have an adversion to treble, specifically with medium-high gain settings. I am constantly...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-05-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 997
Posted By Watterboy
I really like Guitarfetish. I have the Greenie...

I really like Guitarfetish. I have the Greenie TS pedal and it sounds lovely. Ive ordered several parts from them too and never really had any problems. Im always checking there for new stuff
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-03-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 704
Posted By Watterboy
Where/what room do you play in? What preamp and...

Where/what room do you play in? What preamp and poweramp volume do you play at?
Ive been dissastisfied with my gear at my house, and then have brought gear to friend's houses and noticed the tone...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-01-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Watterboy
I havent seen or played one, so take this with a...

I havent seen or played one, so take this with a grain of salt.. but i was looking at the features for the amplifi on ebay and it LOOKS like there is capacity to store up to 4 presets, and the amp is...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By Watterboy
Egnater armageddon cab for 300 sounds like a good...

Egnater armageddon cab for 300 sounds like a good deal. I heard they were good cabs. I used to use a carvin legacy v30 cab with my bugera 333 and it sounded really good.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-16-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Watterboy
Thanks for the replies guys. Its a original...

Thanks for the replies guys. Its a original floyd rose locking nut, so the string seems to be all the way in the groove. I tried lubricating the high e string groove with graphite and lip alm but...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-16-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Watterboy
I have a strat that I assembled from various...

I have a strat that I assembled from various parts that were mostly ordered from ebay and I wound up putting the prewired standard EMG SA 3 single coil pickguard in it. I think the one I bought was...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-15-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Watterboy
Can't Fix Deadened High E Sound!

Hi all. I am very frustrated by this!

I have an ESP ltd mh401 with emg 81/85 pickups, original schaller floyd rose (i replaced the fr special), and elixir nanoweb 10s strings.

Ive had the guitar...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-03-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Watterboy
I have a powerball too. With the contour engaged...

I have a powerball too. With the contour engaged (focus pushed in) it has a really fat and smooth lead tone in my opinion.

I like to run the gain on the amp low (4/10), put a tubescreamer in front,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-29-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Watterboy
I disagree with the whole romantisizing of the...

I disagree with the whole romantisizing of the proverbial retro guitar. I love technology and i love guitar. And as much as I like the whole classic solidbody guitar build, id be happy to watch it...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-28-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Watterboy
Im an engineering designer too. This sounds...

Im an engineering designer too. This sounds amazing
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-25-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By Watterboy
Did you check the main power cable to make sure...

Did you check the main power cable to make sure its plugged into the back of the amp properly? Can you try the amp in another room? Do you have kids? Could one of them have dinged it?

Thats a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Watterboy
I was having major issues with my floyd's tuning...

I was having major issues with my floyd's tuning stability (especially when pulling up or down) due to the actual nut (not the nut blocks) not being screwed into the neck tight enough. I tightened...
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