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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Watterboy
The active pickup quick connection inside of the...

The active pickup quick connection inside of the pickup cavity may be loose. Thats easy to check. Just pop the pickup out and see if the connection is messed up. Also mess around with your rhythm...
Forum: Recordings Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
I really hope this is true. Ill try to...

I really hope this is true. Ill try to experiment with some drivers

Edit: nah i tried a few different drivers and a whole bunch of settings but they all had the same issue. Theres a small part of...
Forum: Recordings Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
I think i can get my hands on an imac 2009 from a...

I think i can get my hands on an imac 2009 from a friend who doesnt want his anymore. You think its worth it to grab the apogee duet and give that a shot? I wouldnt mind using the computer as my...
Forum: Recordings Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
Im not 100% sure its the pre now, because I took...

Im not 100% sure its the pre now, because I took the interface entirely out of the equation and got the same result when recording through my zoom g3x. Unless, of course, they both just suck at the...
Forum: Recordings 11-19-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
I managed to work around the whole volume thing I...

I managed to work around the whole volume thing I think, so im pretty sure that isnt influencing the tone anymore. But yea- the interface isnt totally skewing the sound, but it sounds like it is...
Forum: Recordings 11-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
Hey man, thanks for taking the time and answering...

Hey man, thanks for taking the time and answering all of my questions. You've been really helpful. Ill read into this stuff more and hopefully educate myself a bit
Forum: Recordings 11-19-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
But would the higher resolution or bit depth make...

But would the higher resolution or bit depth make a difference, since its only 16 normally but 24 for the spdif?
Forum: Recordings 11-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
Thanks for the info and all the previous replies...

Thanks for the info and all the previous replies spambot. My preamp has the s/pdif out on it. Is it possible to use that with a different interface? I think it can get higher signal quality...
Forum: Recordings 11-19-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
Any recommendation on a pre that would do a...

Any recommendation on a pre that would do a better job for say.. budget of 300?

Edit: im gonna assume not, actually. Probably need to spend a lot more than that for good converters. That is really...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 311
Posted By Watterboy
This. Just because an amp has more wattage and a...

This. Just because an amp has more wattage and a higher volume capability does not make it "overkill" for bedroom use in my opinion. It is just going to have its own sound and reaction to the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-18-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 319
Posted By Watterboy
Whats your budget? I think anywhere from 350-750...

Whats your budget? I think anywhere from 350-750 can get you a really nice intermediate guitar. Check on ebay. Look at the Schecter sls. Looks like an awesome guitar and it can be had for 500. Esp...
Forum: Recordings 11-18-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
Ugh- i think I resolved this issue. It was a...

Ugh- i think I resolved this issue. It was a result of how I had my tracks set up. Heres what happened:

First off, if I use input 1 or 2 on my interface, it pans my signal either 100% left or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 628
Posted By Watterboy
What happens if you put the TS before the dr...

What happens if you put the TS before the dr boogey and then run the boogey gain lower? I would think the TS would sound better first, but who knows
Forum: Recordings 11-18-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
Thanks for the reply. I have to agree that my...

Thanks for the reply. I have to agree that my pre is less than ideal, since I see pres selling for like $1000 and mine was only $150. But that said, the headphone monitor on my pre seems like it is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-18-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 232
Posted By Watterboy
I think Roc nailed it. Personally, I take...

I think Roc nailed it. Personally, I take pleasure in tinkering with my equipment. I wish I could do more honestly, such as modding or hot rodding my guitar amps, but there is only so much i can do...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By Watterboy
Which multi fx are you using? Can you close mic...

Which multi fx are you using? Can you close mic your speaker and record the mfx vs no mfx tones?
Forum: Recordings 11-18-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 285
Posted By Watterboy
Something peculiar going on with my recording setup.. help?

Here is my recording chain:
Guitar->zoom g3x->art usb dual tube pre->compatible usb cable->laptop usb input (hp dv7)->Reaper

Or, instead of the zoom, i will mic up my guitar amp.

I was monitoring...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-18-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By Watterboy
Thanks for all of the helpful replies guys. I...

Thanks for all of the helpful replies guys. I appreciate it
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-16-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By Watterboy
A mark 5 would probably be sick and do what you...

A mark 5 would probably be sick and do what you want. Also, (since you were considering Engl) might I also recommend the Powerball II. I have the Powerball v1 and manage to get some pretty nice...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-16-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By Watterboy
I always recommend to people to start out with a...

I always recommend to people to start out with a piece of crap guitar; first off, it saves you money in case you dont follow through with learning or you get too busy to play or whatever. Secondly,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Watterboy
Looking for headphones recommendations

Christmas is coming up, and I think I would like to buy a new pair of headphones. I currently have a pair of Koss Titanium 3AA headphones which I like, but one of the ear pieces broke off due to a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-14-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By Watterboy
I live in an apartment and dont have a proper...

I live in an apartment and dont have a proper tool set/workspace. Building a box is easy, but its not as simple as just slapping a few boards together. Everything has to be sanded several times...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-14-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By Watterboy
Yea Im not well versed on electrical components,...

Yea Im not well versed on electrical components, but I am aware that the inside of the tube amp is quite dangerous to haphazardly stick my hand into. I was going to face the innards downwards so...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By Watterboy
Is this a bad or stupid idea?

I have a 2x12 combo tube amp with some garbage speakers in it. I also have a spare 4x12 cab with some nice vintage 30s in it. The 2x12 combo takes up a stupid amount of space if I sit it right on...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-13-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Watterboy
The better solution is obviously to replace the...

The better solution is obviously to replace the jack, but the stores around me dont have any of the right kind in stock and I need my guitar for this weekend.

Its kind of a ghetto solution, but this...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-13-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By Watterboy
I havent played it at bedroom level. I got to...

I havent played it at bedroom level. I got to turn it up a bit at GC so I took advantage of that. But I can say that all of the high gain tube amps ive owned sound good at bedroom levels (on the...
Forum: Recordings 11-13-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Watterboy
Are you using a microphone cable (the three...

Are you using a microphone cable (the three prongs male/female on either end)? For awhile, I was plugging my mic in with the mic cable 3 prong on one end that converts to the guitar 1/4 inch jack...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-13-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By Watterboy
If you want a tube amp, and you really like the...

If you want a tube amp, and you really like the 5150 iii then I think you should buy it. All I was trying to express to you was that in my experiences, the fx send doesnt sound much different to my...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-13-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By Watterboy
Just my 2 cents- based on my personal experiences...

Just my 2 cents- based on my personal experiences (which arent extensive but Ive done a decent bit of comparisons) with using tube amps for recording, amp sims, or direct sends from amps, i kind of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-13-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By Watterboy
I found this clip of the headphone out. ...

I found this clip of the headphone out. Hopefully this helps you. Im sure there are more too. This one is using an impulse.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JItfXP89azE&sns=em
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