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Forum: Electric Guitar 05-11-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By AWACS
Check the intonation yourself and make sure that...

Check the intonation yourself and make sure that the intonation is absolutely correct? See that the intonation is right (or wrong) with your own eyes.

Maybe the nut is old and/or incorrect and/or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-11-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 310
Posted By AWACS
I'd just like to add that if you buy any pedal...

I'd just like to add that if you buy any pedal used, and it makes scratching noises in its sweep, just open it up and spray electrical contact cleaner onto the pot inside. I had this problem with my...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-11-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By AWACS
I was recently looking for a reverb too, and some...

I was recently looking for a reverb too, and some of the ones I found that I'd like to try were the Red Panda Context, Strymon Blue Sky, Strymon Flint, and the TC Electronic Hall of Fame.

I did go...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-10-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By AWACS
Hey guys, what do you guys think of the Malekko...

Hey guys, what do you guys think of the Malekko Omicron Tremolo? I haven't listened to any demos at this point for it yet.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-09-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By AWACS
I was also thinking of building a BYOC tremolo...

I was also thinking of building a BYOC tremolo pedal, but I haven't really heard much about them.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-09-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 817
Posted By AWACS
Chances are there being two Seventy-80's in it....

Chances are there being two Seventy-80's in it. The first cab I bought was a Blackstar HTV-212 (before I knew the opinions of the members of GG&A concerning Blackstar) and it had Seventy-80's in it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-09-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 310
Posted By AWACS
I would throw the Boss FV-500H in there as well...

I would throw the Boss FV-500H in there as well as another option. I own one. Its a monstrous-sized pedal, but it also has an expression out, and a variable pressure screw (good if you're really...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-09-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 817
Posted By AWACS
TS, what other amps have you played at the time...

TS, what other amps have you played at the time you played the HT60? Many amps can possibly nail a metal (depending on the genre you want to play) and jazz tone, if there is a good lead channel, and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-09-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
Posted By AWACS
Tremolo pedal primarily for ambient music?

Hi guys, I've recently been pretty interested in a tremolo sound, and the apparent movement that it gives my repeating arpeggio lines that I play for some of my post-rock and soundscape type...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-06-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 912
Posted By AWACS
For me, I tried to find the best gear that I...

For me, I tried to find the best gear that I could as early as I could, but wanted to also be smart about it. When I was 20, I bought my Mesa Boogie Mark V. The sticker price was $2,499CAD. I knew...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-06-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,000
Posted By AWACS
As far as I know, Korean made Schecters are made...

As far as I know, Korean made Schecters are made in the same factory as Korean made LTD's, so the quality should be about equal. Korea seems to have really upped their guitar quality in the last...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-02-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By AWACS
You could probably order one from Avatar or Zilla...

You could probably order one from Avatar or Zilla maybe? Or buy a stock Orange PPC212 (iirc) or another kind of cab and swap the stock speakers for Greenbacks.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-01-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 427
Posted By AWACS
News: MUSIC Group acquires TC (Electronics) Group. Thoughts?

Link to said deal: http://www.music-group.com/news.aspx

It seems like TC will have better and faster production, but I also think that their overall quality and honestly their, for lack of a better...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-28-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By AWACS
Take this with a grain of salt, but could you not...

Take this with a grain of salt, but could you not just use any other Tubescreamer/Blues Driver/Soul Food type pedal, and use that for your dirt, and just turn it off when you want your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-28-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By AWACS
Link to a demo for those people who were...

Link to a demo for those people who were interested in the VFE Focus:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5skLC8szzgk
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-27-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By AWACS
Speaking of VFE, the Focus looks to be pretty...

Speaking of VFE, the Focus looks to be pretty interesting. Its got a knob for high pass and low pass filters, and a seperate toggle for both to either be a drastic or more subtle cut. Ryan Bruce aka...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-23-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,000
Posted By AWACS
Where do you live? Do you have a specific budget,...

Where do you live? Do you have a specific budget, in USD? I personally find the EC-2015 a bit pricey for what I'm assuming is an EC-1000 with a unique finish, but thats me.

In my opinion, and going...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-16-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By AWACS
A good place to start with any amp is to turn all...

A good place to start with any amp is to turn all of your knobs straight up to 12 o'clock, and slowly turn them to where they sound good, not where they look good.

What amp do you have? What...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-12-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By AWACS
What pedals exactly do you have? If they have the...

What pedals exactly do you have? If they have the same or similar switch, you could set them up side-by-side and step on the fuzz and OD at the same time.

Thats what I would try and do before...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-11-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By AWACS
I don't have any experience with either of those...

I don't have any experience with either of those pedals, but I would also throw the Strymon BlueSky in there as well. I am in love with my TimeLine and its well worth the money, in my opinion.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-10-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By AWACS
Pickups for Fender Tele?

I'm pretty sure I've asked this question here before, but I was wondering what pickups I should put in my Tele.

I want to put in a P-90 in the neck, and a regular Tele pickup in the bridge, and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-26-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,414
Posted By AWACS
Another +1 here for "Don't buy an MG"....

Another +1 here for "Don't buy an MG".

And right now, my essential pedals are a Boss TU-3 tuner, Strymon Timeline, and TC Electronics Hall of Fame, and probably my SignaDrive for some moderate...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-26-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By AWACS
Could you not just get a guitar with a...

Could you not just get a guitar with a Vintage/Strat trem and just not use the arm?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-24-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By AWACS
Okay, thanks for the information everyone. It...

Okay, thanks for the information everyone. It sounds like I'll likely go for a 25k VP Jr then.

Post-rockers, what do you guys use for a volume pedal? The VP Jr seems to be pretty popular for most...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-24-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By AWACS
Maybe a PRS SE Custom 24? Or maybe a used S2...

Maybe a PRS SE Custom 24? Or maybe a used S2 Custom 24? Or a used CE-24 if you can raise your budget a bit? I must admit I do have a bias towards PRS, though I haven't tried the S2. IMO, they can do...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By AWACS
Recommend me a volume pedal

Hey GG&A,

I'm looking for a volume pedal for post-rock and for volume swells. I do have a Boss FV-500H, but its quite bulky. I'm looking for something that maybe isn't so robust (more for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-22-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 638
Posted By AWACS
Maybe something by Hiwatt? Whats your budget?

Maybe something by Hiwatt? Whats your budget?
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-14-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By AWACS
I would suggest an Ibanez AS73 or AS93, whatever...

I would suggest an Ibanez AS73 or AS93, whatever fits your budget. They're an ES-335 style guitar, with 2 volume and 2 tone pots, and a 3 way pickup selector, and tune-o-matic style bridge. Don't...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-13-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By AWACS
Drum machine and looper for solo guitar soundscapes

Hey GG&A, I recently asked about a multitrack looper, but I thought I should also get a drum machine too, for playing post-rock and soundscapes/ambience music. I recently saw Mylets play live on...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-11-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By AWACS
A Micro POG might work for you too if you don't...

A Micro POG might work for you too if you don't have/want to slide into the octave.

http://www.ehx.com/products/micro-pog
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