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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
I didn't say everyone here was a troll but if...

I didn't say everyone here was a troll but if you're not asked and you jump in with that "only tubes are good" crap when anyone mentions an amp, then in my estimation, you're trolling.

In the case...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
I understand perfectly why they think they like...

I understand perfectly why they think they like tubes. They actually prefer even harmonic distortion for the most part. They may even like them but the point is you can do anything with good solid...
Forum: The Pit 11-20-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 48
Poll: Bed wetting.
Views: 1,369
Posted By Dick Foster
This poll is incomplete. Typically it goes...

This poll is incomplete.
Typically it goes something like this.
You wet your diapers and the bed as a baby and young child,
then at some indeterminte time you give it up and spend your years as an...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
Actually I used to really love tubes once upon a...

Actually I used to really love tubes once upon a time. It was the smooth glass envelops that seems mysterious to me that got me intrigued and into electronics at a very early age.

However the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
Well it just seemed to me that he needed some...

Well it just seemed to me that he needed some help getting his amp to work. It didn't seem like he had a lot of money to throw around so I figured that a can of contact cleaner could get him up and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 249
Posted By Dick Foster
I would not suggest WD40 to clean electronics. I...

I would not suggest WD40 to clean electronics. I love the stuff for working on my car but have never used it for that purpose.

Electrical contact cleaner is easy enough to get and it's made...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
While you seem intent on expressing opinions...

While you seem intent on expressing opinions qualified or other wise I was trying to actually help the guy. Instead of using it an an opportunity to open my mouth and spew garbage.

Opinions are...
Forum: The Pit 11-19-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By Dick Foster
As it happens Koss actually invented stereo...

As it happens Koss actually invented stereo headphones so they've probably picked up a few tricks along the line since then. From the first days of stero. Yeah I can remember the pre stereo Hi-Fi...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
There are a hell of a lot of trolls in here...

There are a hell of a lot of trolls in here aren't there?

I suppose it's all of those completely empty left brains that accounts for it.

Exactly what have you added lately, troll?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Dick Foster
That's what I thought.

That's what I thought.
Forum: The Pit 11-19-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By Dick Foster
Get a Koss. If that ever breaks they will fix it...

Get a Koss. If that ever breaks they will fix it for free for life, no questions asked. Not unless you run over it with a car or something like that anyway.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
:rolleyes: Oh really, and just how would you...

:rolleyes: Oh really, and just how would you know that tubes are better since apparently you have exactly ZERO technical background to run with? Please elaborate.
I suppose next you'll be dishing...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By Dick Foster
Does the Vibramate mounting kit even work with...

Does the Vibramate mounting kit even work with the B70? I think it's made for the B7 so he'd have another stumbling point there.
I don't think the B7 costs anymore than the B70's I've seen on Amazon...
Forum: The Pit 11-18-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,007
Posted By Dick Foster
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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Dick Foster
It might be better to clean it by hand with some...

It might be better to clean it by hand with some cleaning products indeed for the materials used. A little Nature's Miracle may help with any lingering...
Forum: The Pit 11-18-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,007
Posted By Dick Foster
Is she hot? Never mind I see where you are now, ...

Is she hot?
Never mind I see where you are now, it's just to far to go for a date. Plus it seems she's still stuck with you hangin around all the time.
Forum: The Pit 11-18-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,973
Posted By Dick Foster
After seeing that, come to think of it maybe I'll...

After seeing that, come to think of it maybe I'll insist on a pyramid now. But I don't want it anywhere in Egypt since that neighborhood has now gone to hell.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By Dick Foster
Nice link ya got their. I'm gonna swipe it.

Nice link ya got their. I'm gonna swipe it.
Forum: Bandleading 11-18-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,285
Posted By Dick Foster
You are awarded bonus points for the most...

You are awarded bonus points for the most creative solution. And it helps the planet by conserving valuable resources at the same time. :haha:

Maybe you should run for president some day.

Maybe...
Forum: The Pit 11-18-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,973
Posted By Dick Foster
I don't think I'll really give a crap by then...

I don't think I'll really give a crap by then just so long as I can take the tax man with me. I would really prefer that.
Forum: The Pit 11-18-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,589
Posted By Dick Foster
So, I am not as alone as I thought.

So, I am not as alone as I thought.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
I just took a look at the schematic and I didn't...

I just took a look at the schematic and I didn't see that there was much to go wrong with it.

The power amp is a single IC but it's rated at 32W continuous/50Watts music power.
The rest of the amp...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
Actually that is somewhat incorrect but close....

Actually that is somewhat incorrect but close.

The digital part is typically only used for FX or fiddling around with the sound.

First the analog signal from the guitar is buffered and converted...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
A tube or valve amp as some call it is an amp...

A tube or valve amp as some call it is an amp that uses obsolete Fleming Valve technology to achieve gain. :haha:

Tubes kinda fade from use and their performance degrades over time but solid state...
Forum: Recordings 11-18-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Dick Foster
I've always been a fan of the better Koss phones....

I've always been a fan of the better Koss phones. I still have some vintage HV/1As that I intend to take to my grave.

Although these are on the cheap side, they do have decent full range response...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-18-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,895
Posted By Dick Foster
Gloria. Or you could just toss your guitar down a...

Gloria. Or you could just toss your guitar down a flight of steps and it will probably play Gloria all by itself.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Dick Foster
You've got something in the front end acting as...

You've got something in the front end acting as an envelope detector for AM stations most likely.
Maybe some small value hi pass caps to ground or even some RF tank circuits here and there would...
Forum: The Pit 11-18-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,589
Posted By Dick Foster
On the rare occasion I go because there are none...

On the rare occasion I go because there are none close by, a Double Whopper with cheese, mustard, mayo, pickles, onions and nothing else.
BK beats the hell out of Mickey D's IMHO. It's the flame...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dick Foster
I didn't see where he said he hated it, he said...

I didn't see where he said he hated it, he said it was dying. I don't look up all the amps, I simply assumed that since it was old it was a tube unit.

Not that I consider tubes all that great to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-18-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,228
Posted By Dick Foster
Maybe look for a used multi FX. You should be...

Maybe look for a used multi FX. You should be able to find something in that price range out there. I think I've seen them at my local GC priced like that.

There is tons of stuff out there that...
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