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Forum: Electric Guitar 01-26-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 749
Posted By ikey_
yeah even PRS COULD BE considered mass produced. ...

yeah even PRS COULD BE considered mass produced. certainly not in the same fashion is most other instruments, say, Ibanez for example.

regardless of the process, the materials they use, fit and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-24-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 925
Posted By ikey_
one of my best friends is getting about 50+% of...

one of my best friends is getting about 50+% of his income gigging and he has used the same 250 dollar mexican strat he has had since middle school. he is now in his late 20s. so thats about 10+...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-24-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 749
Posted By ikey_
i have never NOT liked the feel of a music man. ...

i have never NOT liked the feel of a music man. i think each all relatively has thier own unique quirks model by model, but largely, i think they all still retail a "music man flavor" just like a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-23-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 551
Posted By ikey_
low end carvin v3m high end mesa mark 5:25

low end carvin v3m high end mesa mark 5:25
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-19-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 579
Posted By ikey_
swapping speakers is like changing a light bulb...

swapping speakers is like changing a light bulb but you need to make sure you are buying the right kind - ie - get the right ohms for your setup (just like buying the right wattage bulb).

aside...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-19-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By ikey_
opposed to a lithuanian voiced amp???? i think...

opposed to a lithuanian voiced amp????

i think american and british is going back in history to the roots of how guitar amps were made during the dawn of rock and role, primarily driven by the US...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-19-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 704
Posted By ikey_
i would probably argue that a pedal tuner and an...

i would probably argue that a pedal tuner and an overdrive are 2 musts. overdrive can be looked at is a preamp boost or a clean boost.

perhaps 3, pedal tuner, a tuberscreamer style overdrive, and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-17-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By ikey_
carvin v3m is almost ideal. or something like the...

carvin v3m is almost ideal. or something like the mesa mivi mark 5 or mini recto but those are over budget.

i have a v3m. it can do metal (check youtube) but i would say its not ideally suited...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-17-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 579
Posted By ikey_
WGS may be hard to find used, small company, and...

WGS may be hard to find used, small company, and most people who own em, love em and wont sell em!!!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-16-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 579
Posted By ikey_
key slip or mental lapse. you get the picture....

key slip or mental lapse. you get the picture.

helped prove my point for me - speakers make a huge difference.

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@ 250 - considering the list price for both those speakers new is like...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-14-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 579
Posted By ikey_
not volume in decibels, but it will affect...

not volume in decibels, but it will affect perceived volume and prescence, bass response and "punch".

its the nebulus "pushing more air" effect of having more speakers and a bigger enclosure. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-12-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By ikey_
you can get a BIG supply and isolate everything...

you can get a BIG supply and isolate everything or my strategy would be to get a normal supply that is versatile (hi output, normal output, AC, DC, etc options) and on pedals you dont use much or non...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-12-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 713
Posted By ikey_
dont forget a dumble amp has always been cited as...

dont forget a dumble amp has always been cited as a staple of his. and NONE of us will replicate the sound of a dumble perfectly. just let that one go. perhaps some amps on the market attempt to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-10-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 713
Posted By ikey_
you may or may not need the compressor, if you...

you may or may not need the compressor, if you have a screamer on into a semi driven amp already, plug a heavy attack, you may get all the natural compression you need. SRVs playing was very...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-10-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By ikey_
if you dont need high gain, or want a good pedal...

if you dont need high gain, or want a good pedal platform, it will be hard to beat a quilter

http://www.quilterlabs.com
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-05-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By ikey_
yeah one of those mini EVH 5153s or mini rectos,...

yeah one of those mini EVH 5153s or mini rectos, mesa mark V:25, the mini one...

that should come in around 1000. or perhaps get a used one. spend the rest on a guitar. buy off of FEEL alone. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-05-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By ikey_
carvin v3m will do what very well and then some.

carvin v3m will do what very well and then some.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-05-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By ikey_
so if you need a fender thats cool, but jesus...

so if you need a fender thats cool, but jesus dont go from a ac30 with greenback to a hot rod deluxe. i think hot rods suck. great giging amps, but jeez i think thats a huge downgrade.

first...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-03-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By ikey_
i own a v3m and it will do what you want. it...

i own a v3m and it will do what you want. it goes down to 7 watts. i can tell you, wattage is more about response, headroom, and punch, not volume. there is negligible difference in volume between...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-01-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By ikey_
you have this?...

you have this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZzVzfAFAgE

sell the suhr. this amp needs no more gain itself really. thats a very high quality high gain amp. you shouldnt need any more. ...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-01-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By ikey_
your guitar is more than fine. you have a great...

your guitar is more than fine. you have a great guitar.

your amp is holding you back. replace the amp. get a 600 dollar amp and you will blow your mind. and maybe your nu*z. the difference...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-01-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 422
Posted By ikey_
well im 27 years old, never been in a legit band...

well im 27 years old, never been in a legit band (95% bedroom player) and infreqently play / jam with people, and i can tell you 1 interesting night in oct. 2014 playing in a guys garage with my 50...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-26-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By ikey_
ont a traditional treble booster, but a Xotic AC...

ont a traditional treble booster, but a Xotic AC booster has bass and treble settings, noon is unity, so you can cut bass and boost treble and it actually works quite well. its a fairly flatish mids...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-23-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By ikey_
i highly recommend changing all preamp tubes, or...

i highly recommend changing all preamp tubes, or at MIN the first and last.

some good options are:
JJs all around or at least a JJ in the first position

a 5751 in V1

a 12AT7 in teh last...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-21-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,093
Posted By ikey_
well jeez man if you go from a jazz box archtop...

well jeez man if you go from a jazz box archtop to a baratone jackson with EMGs, of course that is drastic as heck. lets be reasonable here.

but in that same instance, if you plug an archtop...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-20-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,093
Posted By ikey_
overall, a guitar contributed relatively little...

overall, a guitar contributed relatively little compared to an amp.

guitar is more about feel / playability. then stuff like pickups, scale length etc, greatly affect the response and attack. then...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-20-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 548
Posted By ikey_
DSL 40 combo or DSL50 head, carvin V3M, orange...

DSL 40 combo or DSL50 head, carvin V3M, orange terror series (whatever fits in that price range)
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-12-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By ikey_
thats a long standing debate with 22 versus 24 on...

thats a long standing debate with 22 versus 24 on sound. and yes there are a lot of vairables.

but on MY guitar, my specific guitar, there is really not too much difference in sound between the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-11-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 309
Posted By ikey_
i LOVE my CT624. probably one of the best built...

i LOVE my CT624. probably one of the best built guitars ive seen from any builder at any price tag.

ive had custom builders say " wow" when i open my case and when i tell them what i paid 1 said...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-11-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By ikey_
i personally like 5751s in V1. yes slightly less...

i personally like 5751s in V1. yes slightly less gain, but not noticable in like "i cant get the gian tone i want" it manifests itself into greater clarity and power because it took "some fuzz out"...
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