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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-24-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 883
Posted By KailM
Yes, yes, get a V 30 or clone. (I actually like...

Yes, yes, get a V 30 or clone. (I actually like Eminence Governors better for that sound -- they're cheaper, have a little more in the low-mids, and aren't as harsh in the upper mids as a V-30. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-24-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 883
Posted By KailM
Thanks man! :cheers:

Thanks man! :cheers:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-24-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 883
Posted By KailM
Agreed that it is probably the smallest factor in...

Agreed that it is probably the smallest factor in the matter at hand, and also somewhat agree about the 'wood makes tone' theory.

My opinion is that the weight of the guitar body has a lot more of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 883
Posted By KailM
The point I was trying to make about Strats is...

The point I was trying to make about Strats is that even though he has a Crunch Lab in the bridge, it still won't sound the same as a Les Paul, even if that LP has a Crunch Lab in the bridge as well....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-24-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By KailM
And I thought I was crazy for wanting more than...

And I thought I was crazy for wanting more than one EQ pedal. :D If money was no object, I would have at least one more MXR 10-band. I'd definitely have another one after my OD pedals/before the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-24-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 883
Posted By KailM
There are a lot of factors at play here. First...

There are a lot of factors at play here.

First off, I'm not sure you understand the term "tight" the way most of us do. Having played older 5150s, 6505s, and 6505+s (both the 120 watt head and the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-23-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By KailM
I concur. There isn't a tone that can't be made...

I concur. There isn't a tone that can't be made better with an MXR 10-band. Come at me!
Forum: Metal 04-22-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 293
Posted By KailM
Meh, never did anything for me. They put on a...

Meh, never did anything for me. They put on a pretty intense live show though. I wouldn't call them black metal either. Maybe their oldest stuff, but not now.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-21-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By KailM
If I'm at all serious about an amp, I have to...

If I'm at all serious about an amp, I have to take my guitar. That said, the nearest GC to my house is an 8 hour drive away -- I've never really had the luxury of taking my guitar. But this applies...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-21-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 252
Posted By KailM
Vypyr 30 is amazing for the price. Many...

Vypyr 30 is amazing for the price. Many high-gain models to choose from and they all sound pretty good. If you've never owned the real thing, you might not even tell a difference. I actually just...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-19-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By KailM
This pretty much sums it up. I would also say...

This pretty much sums it up. I would also say galloping is another big part of thrash rhythm. But yeah, just basically FAST, and tight rhythm playing. The almighty power of the RIFF...This is why...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-19-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 581
Posted By KailM
Get...

Get BOTH.
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb268/loneassassin66/FX260sm2_zpse0d92215.jpg

:D

I love both of these guitars. Contrary to what some people are saying here, I feel that Vs are the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-18-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By KailM
I recommend saving for a bit longer to buy...

I recommend saving for a bit longer to buy something from TC Electronics or Boss. Behringers are very low quality from a construction standpoint.

If you can save for a used TC Hall of Fame pedal,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-18-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By KailM
Check out SD Black Winters. They are advertised...

Check out SD Black Winters. They are advertised as being a "black metal" pickup, but they are a lot more than that. I currently have them in a guitar tuned to D Standard and sometimes I drop the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-17-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 542
Posted By KailM
All you need to know is that the 5150 will blow...

All you need to know is that the 5150 will blow the MG off the stage without breaking a sweat, even if the MG is cranked. They're not even in the same ballpark. That said, a 5150 can sound good at...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-17-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By KailM
Came here to make my obligatory EQ pedal in the...

Came here to make my obligatory EQ pedal in the effects loop recommendation, but I see trashedlostfdup beat me to it. That would also cover the "dummy jack" enhancement; there must be something in...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-15-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 431
Posted By KailM
^^This.

^^This.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-15-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By KailM
^^^Not too bad. But I mute with both hands when...

^^^Not too bad. But I mute with both hands when I'm not playing. But yes, it will squeal if I don't mute with both hands. I also have a Boss NS-2 which completely eliminates that, but I don't use...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 431
Posted By KailM
How am I going to tell you what you really need...

How am I going to tell you what you really need is a new amp if you haven't told us what amp you're using?

Pickups are more of a fine-tuning of your existing tone, provided that your existing tone...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-14-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By KailM
Yeah, I know how to do it with the 120 watt head...

Yeah, I know how to do it with the 120 watt head version, but my 112 is a little different. It might be the same caps that get replaced/bridged, but I need to research it a little more. A guy on...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-14-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By KailM
[QUOTE=Kivenkantaja]About the issue, I think I'm...

[QUOTE=Kivenkantaja]About the issue, I think I'm gonna try a Wampler Triple Wreck, just out of curiosity. They say it's a killer distortion pedal for the metal player, so I'm kinda wanting to mess...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-13-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 501
Posted By KailM
SD-1 is also asymmetrical clipping. In any case,...

SD-1 is also asymmetrical clipping. In any case, I have an MXR M77 (Modified Custom Badass Overdrive, or something to that effect, lol). Anyway, it's based on the SD-1, only a lot less noisy, has a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-13-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By KailM
My next project is to mod the lead channel to...

My next project is to mod the lead channel to 5150 specs. :D
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-13-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,550
Posted By KailM
If you like the guitar, let it do the talking. ...

If you like the guitar, let it do the talking. Vs are the best shape of guitar ever designed (I may be a little biased). As you mentioned playing in the classical position -- Vs are the MOST...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-12-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By KailM
I've had it for about 4 years. It has served me...

I've had it for about 4 years. It has served me quite well, and after doing the FX loop mod it's WAY better than ever before. That's really the biggest flaw this amp has, but it's an easy fix. A...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-11-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By KailM
The best Vintage 30 I've ever tried is the...

The best Vintage 30 I've ever tried is the Eminence Governor. :D
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-11-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By KailM
These pics are terrible, sorry. :haha: But...

These pics are terrible, sorry. :haha: But really, this mod is about as easy as it gets. You just need to buy a .022 uF microfarad capacitor from an electronics store (I bought a package of two at...
Forum: Metal 04-10-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By KailM
1. Seasons in the Abyss 2. Reign in Blood At...

1. Seasons in the Abyss
2. Reign in Blood

At least for me. "Seasons" is more dynamic and contains their best song ever -- "Seasons in the Abyss."

But Reign in Blood has a ferocity that still...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-09-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 358
Posted By KailM
5751 tubes in V1 and V5 (phase inverter). They...

5751 tubes in V1 and V5 (phase inverter). They will warm up the cleans and give you a bit more headroom. Also, as mentioned, back off the volume knob and maybe the tone on your guitar a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-09-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By KailM
It's only too loud if your volume knob is...

It's only too loud if your volume knob is broken.

There are some amps (like old Marshall Plexis and JCMs) that relied on powertube breakup which didn't happen until ridiculous volumes, but that's...
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