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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-19-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By cheapr2keepr
X2 on tube stuff. I played in a band where the...

X2 on tube stuff. I played in a band where the drummer beat the snot out of everything. My 20w JCA head was plenty to cut through his drums either at practice, small venues, or as a stage monitor...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-19-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 728
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I used a DigiTech rp500 in front of my amp. ...

I used a DigiTech rp500 in front of my amp. There were times I ran that into the mixer directly with amp presets for easy travelling portability. The sound I enjoyed the best, tho, was in pedal...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-19-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By cheapr2keepr
It seems like the tech is available to put a good...

It seems like the tech is available to put a good compact mfx/modeling package together, with some level of onboard memory storage for integrated mp3 play while jamming. Just looking for one less...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-18-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I will check out some of those others you listed....

I will check out some of those others you listed. I've tried the Pod stuff. Was never a fan.

My playing over the last couple of years was sparse after playing in a live band came to an end. I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-17-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By cheapr2keepr
Looking for thoughts on pocket multi fx

I'm looking to buy a pocket mfx device for personal play of rock, metal, blues, etc.

I was looking at the Korg Pandora Mini, but didn't know if there were any other players in the game. Or, if the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-21-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,044
Posted By cheapr2keepr
TS: If you are just starting out on guitar, then...

TS: If you are just starting out on guitar, then I'd recommend a multi fx pedal (Boss, Pod, Digitech, etc.) until you figure out predominantly what genres you will be playing.

This gives you the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-21-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,370
Posted By cheapr2keepr
+1 on the JCA 20 watters. Love it.

+1 on the JCA 20 watters. Love it.
Forum: Bandleading 05-17-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By cheapr2keepr
This, and other statements are pretty much dead...

This, and other statements are pretty much dead on.

Make sure it isn't arrogance that is impacting drummer development. This applies to all instruments as well. Sometimes people get cocky,...
Forum: The Pit 04-27-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,174
Posted By cheapr2keepr
Ha Ha! This is funny! Yes, what I remember of...

Ha Ha! This is funny!

Yes, what I remember of it. Good times... Like bangin' a hot chick while listening to Poison's "Open Up and Say Ahh.." CD when it was a new release. Some of the rest of the...
Forum: Drums 04-25-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I've also been down this road before... Do NOT...

I've also been down this road before...

Do NOT emulate Animal from The Muppets.

Do NOT overconsume energy drinks.

Do NOT think that because you can play a cover song once that you can quit...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-24-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By cheapr2keepr
Kinda. In pedalboard mode, the 5 stomp switches...

Kinda. In pedalboard mode, the 5 stomp switches are used for different fx on/off. If you want to change to a different bank of fx, you can use the up/down stomp switches to move to a different...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By cheapr2keepr
Digitech RP500 or 1000. 500 is simpler. It is...

Digitech RP500 or 1000. 500 is simpler. It is extremely intuitive, easy to dial in with little use of instruction manual. I liked it better than Line6 or Boss.

I own the 500. I put it in front...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,414
Posted By cheapr2keepr
No experience on the DT. But another vote for...

No experience on the DT. But another vote for JCA.

I have the JCA20H. Single channel, only 3 preamp stages. But plenty of gain to get me classic rock dirty. I have to put distortion in front of...
Forum: Bandleading 04-21-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By cheapr2keepr
Nicely done. Your drummer stays in the pocket...

Nicely done.

Your drummer stays in the pocket nicely, and does not overdrum. Count your lucky stars...

Is that a GM F or A body on the rack?
Forum: Bandleading 12-20-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By cheapr2keepr
^^ Lazy drives me nuts. One of the biggest...

^^
Lazy drives me nuts. One of the biggest problems I've had with other band members over the years is when somebody feels like they've "arrived", and some degree of false arrogance sets in and they...
Forum: Bandleading 12-15-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By cheapr2keepr
Our band used to practice with mixer and...

Our band used to practice with mixer and headphones. Drummer had a 5 piece Yamaha electronic kit, bass and both guitars ran multi fx units into the mixer Singer had mic into the mixer, and we ran...
Forum: Bandleading 12-14-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,659
Posted By cheapr2keepr
As a frontman, there is a certain level of...

As a frontman, there is a certain level of expected confidence and/or bravado, even bordering on cocky.

Don't sound timid or like you are desperately seeking crowd approval. Instead, the crowd...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-04-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I looked through the manual for the GT10, and it...

I looked through the manual for the GT10, and it seems like it has a lot of features. It doesn't seem as intuitively friendly as my RP500, but probably has some extra capability.

One feature that I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-04-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I don't know much about the GT10, but multi fx...

I don't know much about the GT10, but multi fx rigs can be useful for your desired setup if they have an amp bypass feature.

I've played my multi fx live running right into the mixer using my dialed...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-04-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By cheapr2keepr
It was an easy install on my BC Rich ASM...

It was an easy install on my BC Rich ASM standard. I also increased the spring tension slightly so that the bridge wouldn't lift when I did a bend. I still get whammy dives, but tuning is stable...
Forum: Bandleading 12-01-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,336
Posted By cheapr2keepr
Best setlist ever! :haha: Actually, our band...

Best setlist ever! :haha: Actually, our band has only played 4 of those live, and currently only plays 2 of them. Most were my own personal dalliances with writing/recording, just to see what...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-30-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I have the RP50. You will need a 1/4"...

I have the RP50. You will need a 1/4" stereo to 1/8" stereo adaptor plug to accomodate the 1/8" jack on most headphones.

It's a great little practice unit. The drum machine comes in very handy for...
Forum: Bandleading 11-27-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,336
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I wasn't a fan of the setlist. It was too all...

I wasn't a fan of the setlist. It was too all over the map. There was a lot of old stuff that'd be great for the 40-50 crowd, but they'd be scratching their bald heads at the other stuff. ...
Forum: Bandleading 11-27-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,490
Posted By cheapr2keepr
Tell the band "Hey - this isn't personal,...

Tell the band "Hey - this isn't personal, but I'm just going to lay on the table some concerns I have..."

Let other guitarist know that all of his solos and extra fills should be used sparingly,...
Forum: Bandleading 11-27-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By cheapr2keepr
91RG350's earlier advice is true sage...

91RG350's earlier advice is true sage wisdom.

Although sometimes the nerves never totally go away, being absolutely expert at your craft will be your best way of minimizing nervousness.

TS, I think...
Forum: The Pit 11-27-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By cheapr2keepr
My daughter is already grown and married, so I...

My daughter is already grown and married, so I can give you my insight.

There are two sides to every story. The version you hear from your friend might have been sanitized to wash away what fault...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I like multi fx. It gives you the most...

I like multi fx. It gives you the most flexibility on a wide variety of tones until you define your sound. Personally, my RP500 allowed me to explore a bunch of emulated amps and effects until I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I like the JCA above. I have the JCA20H (3...

I like the JCA above. I have the JCA20H (3 preamp tube), but will soon get the JCA22H, which is the head version of the combo amp in the link above. The 20w are totally adequate for gigging and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-12-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By cheapr2keepr
I have the JCA20, just a single channel. I plan...

I have the JCA20, just a single channel. I plan on getting a 22 sometime so I can have 5 12ax7's instead of 3, and also a clean channel.

I thought about the 50 head, but with my 20 it does just...
Forum: Bandleading 10-02-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 121,597
Posted By cheapr2keepr
OK, here's a story how to get hosed. Sorry,...

OK, here's a story how to get hosed. Sorry, kinda long.

Our band had a split show with another rock band to play a Saturday night gig. It was their gig, but they didn't have 4 hours of material. ...
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