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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 08:03 PM
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Posted By ikey_
power supply recommendation

so i have about 6 pedals, want a few more, reduce noise, its really time to get some big boy power. i have basically narrowed it down to about 4 options

voodoo labs - pedal power 2 plus
t rex -...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By ikey_
no. you need to find a new genre or subset of...

no. you need to find a new genre or subset of music and learn it. you probably also need to investigate new techniques and skills and give yourself a goal to learn them. more importnatly, a DESIRE...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 541
Posted By ikey_
nice guitar. i say a pickguard with less...

nice guitar. i say a pickguard with less brightness. even an off white or vintage white, aged yellowish white would look better than BRAND NEW WHITE.

any kind of lipstick pup or those kind of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 194
Posted By ikey_
well then power tubes may matter more to you. i...

well then power tubes may matter more to you. i play 99% at home, and my master is barely worked. teh stock tubes sounded good to begin with, so i just keep going with the ruby tubes. pretty...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 194
Posted By ikey_
well in that case yes compared to most on that...

well in that case yes compared to most on that site they are the most economical of NOS tubes.

dougstubes is great.

i found this site last night. very good selection from something ive never...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 194
Posted By ikey_
ahh good point on the 803s. edit - make that...

ahh good point on the 803s.

edit - make that regular JJS.

i have tunsol re-issues. love em, but they are brighter. in TOO bright amps some say ice pickey and you went smooth. i personally...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 194
Posted By ikey_
i would go with: no bias - whatever was in...

i would go with:

no bias - whatever was in there, replace exactly but get a matched pair
with bias - whatever aftermarket power tubes have good reviews

V1 position = mullard reissue or a JJ ec803...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-21-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
Posted By ikey_
yes. go to loop master or nose. or this 3rd one....

yes. go to loop master or nose. or this 3rd one.

http://www.loop-master.com

http://www.nosepedal.com

http://this1smyne.com/shop/category/routers/
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-21-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By ikey_
DAMN! thats one of the sexiest les pauls ive...

DAMN! thats one of the sexiest les pauls ive ever seen. i mean, im a les paul nay sayer and i want it.

...and it doesnt have the balls if your strat cause you have hot rails. those things are...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-21-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 213
Posted By ikey_
every music requires some bit of mids if your...

every music requires some bit of mids if your playing live. even death metal. perhaps it is more scooped than not, but if you have zero mids its very possible your tone is bad or just not hearable...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-20-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By ikey_
what your saying is completely correct. however,...

what your saying is completely correct. however, for real world "average joe walking into guitar center" lingo all of that doesnt mean anything.

its pretty safe to assume most amps have output...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-20-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By ikey_
@ barden - no. a typical el84 can do about...

@ barden -

no. a typical el84 can do about 10-15. its very typical to see a 20-30 watt amp with 2 el84s. for example, my old bugera was rated at 25 watts with 2x el84s.

a carvin v3m runs 4x...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-20-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 304
Posted By ikey_
so most tubes are associated with a certain range...

so most tubes are associated with a certain range of power. as stated, a 6L6 can be anywhere from 20-30 watts depending on the amp design. my tweaker has 2 and its 40 watts. some with 2 are 50,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-19-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By ikey_
heavily leaning on the air classic. seems a...

heavily leaning on the air classic. seems a little higher output than the stock carvin but still considered vintage, and people says its a great open, airy, not muddy neck pup.

any experience...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By ikey_
my comment is that few players are good enuogh to...

my comment is that few players are good enuogh to feel like they need this. it would take a lifetime of playing and a wicked good ear to pickup a perfectly setup regular guitar and thing its not...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By ikey_
awesome. cant really go wrong with that guitar...

awesome. cant really go wrong with that guitar and it will suite many styles of music. way better than buying a long array of crap before you decide to dive into a 800-1000+ guitar. not saing...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-19-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 376
Posted By ikey_
offworld has a good answer. for home use, i...

offworld has a good answer. for home use, i would really recommend an amp with a headphone out. if not, they are means of getting that type of rig even with a non headphone amp. but im the kinda...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-19-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By ikey_
...well darn that was fast. i was about to chime...

...well darn that was fast. i was about to chime in. yes i have a cmat mods. its awesome. very versatile. its like a swiss army knife. it gives you that screamer thing, but then 2 otehr...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-17-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 411
Posted By ikey_
strings? hard to say. really a new set of the...

strings? hard to say. really a new set of the same material is all really the same to me. but if i had to choose, ball for a go to standard and perhaps Boomers or daddario XLs maybe? i dunno....
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-17-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By ikey_
i just googled the roadhouse. i lvoe the 6 way...

i just googled the roadhouse. i lvoe the 6 way rotary switch that offers an EQ change. to summarrize, thin and glassy to THICK. rob chappers does a good demo on youtube.

that, on TOP of the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-17-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 447
Posted By ikey_
WAIT.....the EVH III has a headphone out? !! on...

WAIT.....the EVH III has a headphone out? !!

on my wishlist. i mean i already wanted it. thats icing.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By ikey_
in a les scale length, try 10 heavy bottom if you...

in a les scale length, try 10 heavy bottom if you like to tune to drop D. keeps some tension on that low E with the thicker string.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-15-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By ikey_
so... im not a strat fanboy. im the guy who...

so... im not a strat fanboy. im the guy who would probably suggest a G&L. however, cant deny they re fantastic instruments. my issue is that despite the incredible tone they produce, i cant see...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By ikey_
well in my mind ever single guitar around have...

well in my mind ever single guitar around have strap locks and lockng tuners. the benefits are so fantastic for such low cost parts it seems like a no brainer for me. 1, never drop your guitar. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-15-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By ikey_
yes. how old are they? a significant volume...

yes. how old are they?

a significant volume drop is a huge factor. its also BAD to keep using the amp at this point. shut it down, refrian from using it until you have properly functioning...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,243
Posted By ikey_
my guitar, and about 3 of my pedals.

my guitar, and about 3 of my pedals.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-15-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By ikey_
its probably a better guitar, but you may want /...

its probably a better guitar, but you may want / need a pup swap to get the tone you want, so factor in another 150-300 for the whole thing out the door installed unless you are doing it yourself....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-14-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 142
Posted By ikey_
preamp tubes do not require a bias. i had no...

preamp tubes do not require a bias.

i had no issue with the stock rubys 6l6 which actually had good review and sounded fine. i opted to go with 2 of the same model, with a matched, balanced pair...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 142
Posted By ikey_
yeah stock tubes in any amp are meh. unless its...

yeah stock tubes in any amp are meh. unless its boutique. companies just cant afford to dish out that cash for a breakable, perishable item that needs to go through shipping etc.

and yes,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-13-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 142
Posted By ikey_
not if you can buy the same type. i mean that is...

not if you can buy the same type. i mean that is assuming that the amp is biased correctly to begin with. but techically, if you look at hte tube and buy the same brand and model, you should need...
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