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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-23-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 267
Posted By Tremolo Bum
No one thinks what he really needs is a new amp?

No one thinks what he really needs is a new amp?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 297
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I would just set your amp up for your overdrive...

I would just set your amp up for your overdrive sound. Then for the parts where it's supposed to be clean, just roll your guitar volume down and play lightly. It wont be perfect, but for a first gig...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By Tremolo Bum
What amp do you have? That determines what type...

What amp do you have? That determines what type of tubes you need.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By Tremolo Bum
If you just got it, I wouldn't even bother trying...

If you just got it, I wouldn't even bother trying to diagnose it further if you have tested the obvious solutions. I would just bring it back to the store.

Edit: Spelling :o
Forum: Recordings 11-13-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By Tremolo Bum
You'll probably get more knowledgeable responses...

You'll probably get more knowledgeable responses in the recordings forum since this is a mic/interface/computer issue. I don't know what to tell you other than to check if there is a setting on your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-10-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Don't worry about it. Part time ME student here....

Don't worry about it. Part time ME student here. As long as people think you know what you're talking about, you're set. :D
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-08-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 353
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I demoed the KRK Rokits vs the Yamaha HS series...

I demoed the KRK Rokits vs the Yamaha HS series at guitar center and the yamaha's sounded better (at all speaker sizes). Unfortunately the yamaha's are out of your price range for a pair. The KRK's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-05-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Don't do wheelies :P Do you still ride when it's...

Don't do wheelies :P

Do you still ride when it's cold? I normally put my bike away around thanksgiving (here in WI) or do you live in a warm area?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-04-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Sorry, I mistyped. I meant to say I used them for...

Sorry, I mistyped. I meant to say I used them for C# standard and drop c. I'm using in drop c or b most of the time though. If I remember right they seemed to be about right for C# standard.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-04-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I use 11-54 for drop C, but I used them for drop...

I use 11-54 for drop C, but I used them for drop C# a while ago and they seemed alright. That would be where I would start and then go from there if they are too loose or tight.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-30-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I like jacksons myself. Although the necks are...

I like jacksons myself. Although the necks are thin, the string spacing seems to be wider than most. I don't know the specs but after getting used to my Jacksons, other guitars seem a bit cramped.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-29-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By Tremolo Bum
What I do is use a multieffects unit for cleans...

What I do is use a multieffects unit for cleans and my amp for distortion. That way you can kinda do what you described, just without actually changing your amps channel.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Tremolo Bum
It helps if you use one hand to hold open the...

It helps if you use one hand to hold open the retaining spring a tad and the other to pull the tube out.

Be careful you don't yank it and smash the tube on the inside of the head. Or as others have...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By Tremolo Bum
They make staccato riffs and breakdowns cleaner...

They make staccato riffs and breakdowns cleaner too.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-26-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I'd go for 9's for a few months then move up to...

I'd go for 9's for a few months then move up to 10's.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-26-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Save your dough

Save your dough
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-25-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Tremolo Bum
The footswitch will need a 1/4" TRS cable....

The footswitch will need a 1/4" TRS cable. Regular "guitar" cables are just TS. You should be able to get these with 90 degree connectors.

The power chord is pretty standard (don't know what it's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-22-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Yeah if you just use some thicker strings you...

Yeah if you just use some thicker strings you probably wont have to do much at all.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-13-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Sounds like it's working great! Seriously...

Sounds like it's working great!


Seriously though, put a noise gate in the loop (not sure how you have yours set up), lower the pre-gain a bit, make sure your guitar/cords/pedalboard etc. is not the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-16-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I would recommend an MXR 10 band eq pedal before...

I would recommend an MXR 10 band eq pedal before anything else in your situation. I think putting it in the loop with a drastic cut to 16kHz and a moderate cut to 8 kHz will really help you out. You...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-22-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 830
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I got my head & cab for 1000 used. Thats the...

I got my head & cab for 1000 used. Thats the way I would go.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 630
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Well, I'm a Jackson guy, and my pro series MIJ...

Well, I'm a Jackson guy, and my pro series MIJ guitars are great. If you can swing a USA soloist, that would be my suggestion.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-20-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I have my cab in a separate room when recording...

I have my cab in a separate room when recording and run longer mic and speaker cables to accommodate.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-20-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By Tremolo Bum
EQ pedal in the loop. I like the MXR 10 band. It...

EQ pedal in the loop. I like the MXR 10 band. It will do exactly what you need. You can adjust frequencies to really take a bite in the overall mix.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-11-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Guitar...

Guitar (http://images.epiphone.com.s3.amazonaws.com/News/2006/N_lpstudiofeat1.jpg)
Amp (http://www.eastgatemusic.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/DSL401.jpg)
Pedalboard...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-11-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Here's one I was looking at:...

Here's one I was looking at: http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/msg/4606750405.html

I just wanted to post here because I don't know the ropes in the 7 string market and want to get something cheap, but...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-10-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Looking for an el cheapo 7 string

It's been a while but I'm thinking of finally getting a new toy. Drop A with a 25.5" 6 string leaves a bit to be desired.

Budget: 300 not including upgrades
Used
Genres: Drop tuned...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-20-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I would go for the 6505. It's absolutely...

I would go for the 6505. It's absolutely bone-crushing for metal tones.

To get decent cleans, use the clean channel with the pre gain low. Add a bit of reverb, chorus, or delay and your set. The...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-06-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Tremolo Bum
Are you switching it using the push-buttons on...

Are you switching it using the push-buttons on the front of the amp?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Tremolo Bum
I use DR DDT 12-60's for drop A on a 25.5 in...

I use DR DDT 12-60's for drop A on a 25.5 in scale guitar and they're a bit loose, but should be just about right for drop A#. Those or ernie ball "not even slinky" would be my recommendation.
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