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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-21-2014, 04:41 AM
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Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Facebook has disabled my account. No warnig, no...

Facebook has disabled my account. No warnig, no explanation, no notification that they'd done it either. As far as I'm aware I've done nothing wrong. Filled in the online form but no response in like...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-19-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 8,260
Posted By GABarrie
Sorry Arby, seems to be some confusion. I never...

Sorry Arby, seems to be some confusion.

I never stated tube temperature has anything to do with the difference between pre and power amp distortion, and and I agree that that's a "function of the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-19-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 8,260
Posted By GABarrie
yeh, they sound different, here's a little...

yeh, they sound different, here's a little experiment for you.

Test A: turn the master volume all the way down, and the gain to 9, then raise the MV until it sounds full, that's preamp...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-19-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 8,260
Posted By GABarrie
Preamp distortion is basically your preamp tubes...

Preamp distortion is basically your preamp tubes distorting, power amp distortion is the power tubes distorting. They sound different. Power amp distortion classically used for blues and rock, metal...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-19-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
sadly my fridge it the top half of my fridge...

sadly my fridge it the top half of my fridge freezer, so while my 3yo daughter can open it, she couldn't reach my booze, something to work on in the future though, maybe a mini fridge at floor level
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-16-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Obviously the rooms they had the most sex in...

Obviously the rooms they had the most sex in :haha:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-23-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Soldering my OT backwards to confirm it is in...

Soldering my OT backwards to confirm it is in fact that at fault, then working t what I can sell to raise the money for an O'Netics as a replacement
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
We'll, screen resistors replaced. Same issue...

We'll, screen resistors replaced. Same issue still occurring. Bias voltage is fine, PI caps are all sound, cathode and suppression grid are fully grounded, grid stopper is fine, only remaining...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
18ohm on the good side, 26ohm on the other. I...

18ohm on the good side, 26ohm on the other. I know it's not going to be perfectly matched but I thought 50% difference was probably a bit of a warning sign
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Been reading more on blown OTs, smell seems to be...

Been reading more on blown OTs, smell seems to be a common factor, and now I read about it I remember an odd smell for a few gigs. But I never really stood close enough to my amp for it to really...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Sounds fun :p:

Sounds fun :p:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Not yet, and definitely not if I'm having to buy...

Not yet, and definitely not if I'm having to buy a new OT
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
They test fine, 481 ohms (470 rating) I've not...

They test fine, 481 ohms (470 rating)

I've not left it on to test screen voltage, I'll do that later
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Yeh, but I posted that 8 hours ago and it got...

Yeh, but I posted that 8 hours ago and it got missed ;)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-22-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Calling Cath/Matt/Other techie types

Calling Cath/Matt/Other techie types
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
For those of you who missed my post about it, one...

For those of you who missed my post about it, one of my power tubes blew mid song on Sunday.

New tubes arrived today, went to put them in, even with -68V bias one side lights bright blue, the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-19-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
:haha:

:haha:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-18-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
My KT66s just blew up mid song playing at church...

My KT66s just blew up mid song playing at church this morning... Fun stuff
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Nah, you're not likely to get AC or beer. I had...

Nah, you're not likely to get AC or beer.

I had booze,,but not AC
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
Haha, the hike was pretty blissful too. And...

Haha, the hike was pretty blissful too. And hilarious at points, like where my hiking partner got himself stuck up to his knee in a bog next to the mostly liquid and skeletal remains of a sheep,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-14-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
That lovely feeling when you get out the shower...

That lovely feeling when you get out the shower after a 3 day hike across boggy moorland. Cleanliness and bliss!

Have I missed anything good?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-10-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 592
Posted By GABarrie
You have already been given the answer, many...

You have already been given the answer, many times, the peaveys!

All 4 amps will need a retube to sound their best
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 8,260
Posted By GABarrie
Not sure that's the right thread Greg ;)

Not sure that's the right thread Greg ;)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-09-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By GABarrie
The Jet City speakers are pretty good but will...

The Jet City speakers are pretty good but will benefit from an upgrade all the same.

The stock tubes, get some JJs in there, ECC83S in all the preamp slots, either ECC83S or ECC81 in the phase...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
That burgera hater thread made my head hurt...

That burgera hater thread made my head hurt...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
I think it's probably time I learnt to sight read...

I think it's probably time I learnt to sight read music
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
*yawn and stretch* been a slow couple of days...

*yawn and stretch* been a slow couple of days here, eh?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By GABarrie
Bodies absorb sound. 600 bodies absorb A LOT of...

Bodies absorb sound.

600 bodies absorb A LOT of sound.

Don't be a dumbass, mic up and use a PA.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-01-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37,568
Views: 323,344
Posted By GABarrie
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http://www2.gibson.com/Memory-Cable.aspx

Interesting...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-21-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By GABarrie
On the amp front... My honest recommendation is...

On the amp front... My honest recommendation is something made by AER, the Compact 60 is by far the best acoustic amp I've ever used but pricey.

The mic is a good choice, but also check out the AKG...
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