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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 236
Posted By Cathbard
The speaker wattage has to be equal or greater...

The speaker wattage has to be equal or greater than the power of the amp. Hence why a V30 is OK.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 236
Posted By Cathbard
You dp realise that a V30 is a 60W speaker don't...

You dp realise that a V30 is a 60W speaker don't you? A closed back, preferably oversized 1x12 with a V30 would be fine. Mesa, Orange, Avatar, all come with V30's.
I was fairly impressed by the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By Cathbard
I used to tie my rack down with a truck tie down...

I used to tie my rack down with a truck tie down when using a combo on an angled stand. Sucka wasn't goin nowhere.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Cathbard
Yes. What sort of tone are you chasing? This is...

Yes. What sort of tone are you chasing?

This is assuming that you have a decent amp.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 01:00 AM
Replies: 49,928
Views: 494,245
Posted By Cathbard
Found him. I'll be picking it up tomorrow. He's...

Found him. I'll be picking it up tomorrow. He's about 100 mile away.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By Cathbard
Even then. Are the amps in or out of phase...

Even then. Are the amps in or out of phase naturally? Unless you go into the circuit and count phase inversions, how would you know? And then there's amp placement - that has an effect too. It's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 631
Posted By Cathbard
Yeah, I know, I recommend them at times for that...

Yeah, I know, I recommend them at times for that too. Still ...... he talks up even far shittier SS amps all the time for all types of music. In this day of cheap tube amps, wtf?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 49,928
Views: 494,245
Posted By Cathbard
So I should have money tomorrow. So I go to...

So I should have money tomorrow. So I go to contact that guy with the $50 unloaded 4x12 but oh no, the FB chat window has gone and I can't find him again. :facepalm:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By Cathbard
Phasing is unnecessary. They're very easy to...

Phasing is unnecessary. They're very easy to build, here's a schematic that I made and use. You'd just have to add a third switch.

http://cathbard.com/images/temp/ABY.png
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 236
Posted By Cathbard
What speakers are in the Laney cab? Laney usually...

What speakers are in the Laney cab? Laney usually use crap speakers.
A 1x12 with a V30 is much much better than a 2x12 running say Seventy 80's


Saying that it's "supposed to go with it" is just...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 631
Posted By Cathbard
What is this obsession of yours with SS amps...

What is this obsession of yours with SS amps about? The vh140C is pretty good for SS but still ......
Sorry, I just don't get it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By Cathbard
Salvation make a very nice Mark 2 module, the...

Salvation make a very nice Mark 2 module, the Markus.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By Cathbard
Jaded Faith have just released a new range of...

Jaded Faith have just released a new range of modules that are substantially cheaper. They're $165 plus donor. They haven't listed them on their site yet, just on their Facebook page.
Here they...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By Cathbard
OK people, let's see what speakers we can think...

OK people, let's see what speakers we can think of that will take a 6505 head. I'll kick it off:

Eminence Legend V1216 or V128
Celestion G12K100 (100 W speaker but it will take it)
Electrovoice...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 49,928
Views: 494,245
Posted By Cathbard
Ever seen these?...

Ever seen these?
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/301616147540?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Wondering how dobroish they sound. Also bronze strings? Or will I have to use...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 12:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By Cathbard
That amp is a cheap SS beginner's amp. Your money...

That amp is a cheap SS beginner's amp. Your money is better spent on a new amp first. That's the basis of your tone.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 12:06 AM
Replies: 49,928
Views: 494,245
Posted By Cathbard
So, methinks, "how much are flatwounds in...

So, methinks, "how much are flatwounds in the shops?" $34! I shit you not, They're D'Addarios.
$21 for Rotosounds doesn't sound so bad now. :haha:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 887
Posted By Cathbard
When I was playing blues and boogie, I'd keep the...

When I was playing blues and boogie, I'd keep the gain down and the volume up so I'd get power tube breakup. These days I'm using a SLO tone so I keep the gain up and the volume below power amp...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 887
Posted By Cathbard
No. If the distortion is coming from the preamp...

No. If the distortion is coming from the preamp then it doesn't matter what the power amp is doing up until it distorts. You simply dial in the distortion with the gain knob and adjust the volume...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 887
Posted By Cathbard
You're talking about an amp designed to get its...

You're talking about an amp designed to get its distortion from the preamp so your statement is moot.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 49,928
Views: 494,245
Posted By Cathbard
Gordon, Morley Maverick is an awesome wah. Never...

Gordon, Morley Maverick is an awesome wah. Never used a weeping demon, sorry.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 887
Posted By Cathbard
Metal amps have huge power amps specifically so...

Metal amps have huge power amps specifically so that you don't get power tube distortion. It all depends on what sort of music you are playing.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 887
Posted By Cathbard
I can turn my RM100 down further than my RM20....

I can turn my RM100 down further than my RM20. Power output tells you nothing about how it will work at low volumes.


Do what 311 said. I wouldn't own either of the two amps you have listed there.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 375
Posted By Cathbard
I love my Morley Maverick. It's basically a Bad...

I love my Morley Maverick. It's basically a Bad Horsey in a pedalboard friendly size.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 236
Posted By Cathbard
It's all down to the speaker really. I gig with...

It's all down to the speaker really. I gig with my RM20 quite a lot these days and it's a 1x12. At first I was disappointed but after swapping the greenback for a V30 it's like a totally new amp. I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 955
Posted By Cathbard
VH-140C Why has this thread been resurrected?

VH-140C



Why has this thread been resurrected?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By Cathbard
Buy a JCM2000 DSL401 made after 2003. MOSFETS...

Buy a JCM2000 DSL401 made after 2003.

MOSFETS are better than Valvestates but they're both rubbish.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 49,928
Views: 494,245
Posted By Cathbard
Thinking of trying flatwounds on the dobro. I...

Thinking of trying flatwounds on the dobro. I just put some Blue Steels on it and I'm less than impressed. They will break in ok I guess but out of the pack, they sort of grip the slide. They're a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-29-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By Cathbard
If you have good tuners and bridge you will have...

If you have good tuners and bridge you will have little tuning instability, otherwise you will. It's got nothing to do with the initial tuning - it's about how well the tuning hangs in there...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-29-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By Cathbard
With a board that big, does any signal get...

With a board that big, does any signal get through it when they're all off? ;)
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