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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 74
Posted By ikey_
i just ordered 4 x el84s, 24 hour burn in matched...

i just ordered 4 x el84s, 24 hour burn in matched quad off tube depot.

if that doesnt work, back to carvin.

ive owned a bugera v22 for 3 years. not one issue. not even a blown tube.
owned an...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 74
Posted By ikey_
bad tube? i cant tell

So i fired up my carvin v3m to jam a little and about 2 minutes it, it went from loud...to straight up anemic. about 1/5 the volume. the amps is about 6 months old with light playing, meaning...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By ikey_
EMGs can be a quick fix for "sounding modern...

EMGs can be a quick fix for "sounding modern and heavy" but the facti s there are so many viariables to tone, chances are you are listening to people iwth classic PAF humbuckers and think tehy are...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 240
Posted By ikey_
pedals boards are expensive. do you have one at...

pedals boards are expensive. do you have one at all?

your in a real bind if you need everything scratch. i may suggest a 700, 500, 300 mix of amp guitar and pedals. if you are a handy man build...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By ikey_
i enjoyed my v22. good unit. gain at 10? ew. ...

i enjoyed my v22. good unit. gain at 10? ew.

the best thing you can do for those amps is put a 5751 tube in the first v1 position. night and day. the stock sovtek 12ax7wa tubes are garbage and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By ikey_
i would say the bottom 3 are most versatile. i...

i would say the bottom 3 are most versatile. i owned a tweaker 40 and i would hands down take the DSL.

i would take the DSL over all if you want the most versatility as it pulls off cleans to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-22-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 429
Posted By ikey_
if you are in the boutique market, fairfield...

if you are in the boutique market, fairfield circuitry the accountant. about 150.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-21-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,240
Posted By ikey_
you could argue royal blood uses effects and wont...

you could argue royal blood uses effects and wont play without them. i think they get a pass since A they are incredible B he essentially found a way to make a bass a guitar. so.... yeah

in...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-21-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 269
Posted By ikey_
GFS. about 40 bucks. rock solid

GFS. about 40 bucks. rock solid
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-21-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By ikey_
as in twin reverb? fender? i would go in front...

as in twin reverb? fender? i would go in front of amp if you want volume and grit.

loop with just be clean volume. if you run a boost into a driven amp it may just add more saturation / gain. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-21-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 204
Posted By ikey_
yeah power tubes can last 1 year to a few years...

yeah power tubes can last 1 year to a few years depending on rate of play. heavy play would be 1-2 years with preamp tubes 2+. its all relative though.

of course some people just run tubes...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-16-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By ikey_
i cant think of anything i would change about my...

i cant think of anything i would change about my TC reverb aka PGS Trinity Version 1, and my fairfield accountant comp. very very nice, very flexible, and easy to use pedals. of course the HOF /...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-15-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By ikey_
if you use a 1 spot, then buy a decent quality...

if you use a 1 spot, then buy a decent quality power strip with a surge protector. like a 15+ dollar unit. none of those junk ones. first off, anybody that plays music probably has a bunch of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-15-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 761
Posted By ikey_
i have been hearing about a recent decline but i...

i have been hearing about a recent decline but i have not experienced any such thing.

i have been using JJ or Ruby (rebranded JJ) in my amps with great luck. i did have a ruby 6l6 die...but after...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-14-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By ikey_
yeah really...you could do a 1 spot fine. have...

yeah really...you could do a 1 spot fine. have you tried one? unless you have an issue with one why not start there and see if you like it. really, 1 spot worked fine. i bought a power supply and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-14-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By ikey_
it is assumed you will have a PA. if not, you...

it is assumed you will have a PA. if not, you got a whole nothing to to worry about.

assuming that - then all of these suggestions will work. TC flashback will do reverse and a lot of others. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-14-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By ikey_
forget the BBE. i have a grudge against them,...

forget the BBE. i have a grudge against them, but im fairly certain that it is not true isolated, or if it is, it may not be using the best meathods.

its been a while since i read up on these...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-12-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 282
Posted By ikey_
hall of fame. i bought the PGS trinity (version...

hall of fame. i bought the PGS trinity (version 1) for a few extra modes...and to be "special". i do like the 2 extra modes though. it can get real ambient and spacey.

not sure they make it now...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-12-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By ikey_
quite happy with my avatar vertical 2x12 with...

quite happy with my avatar vertical 2x12 with WGS, reaper in the top and veteran 30 in the bottom (g12H30 and v30 clones).
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-12-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 228
Posted By ikey_
i dont have a lot of hands on experience, but my...

i dont have a lot of hands on experience, but my 2 cents is that there are tons of screamer clones these days and most are 95% the same. i dont think i would spend more than about 130-150 on a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-12-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By ikey_
marshall is more versatile. what kind of classic...

marshall is more versatile. what kind of classic rock?

not sure it needs explanation, but i feel like a blues junior can do... well good cleans and good blues, good broken up grit, and with...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-12-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By ikey_
yeah i was going to say a marshall or a...

yeah i was going to say a marshall or a splawn...i could see a mesa.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-07-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By ikey_
you pretty much have it right and in reality the...

you pretty much have it right and in reality the tuner will probably work anywhere. but a scientific explanation may be that - to get the best possible accuracy, you want as pure of a signal right...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-07-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By ikey_
yeah an ac30 is a beast. is heavy, and LOUD!

yeah an ac30 is a beast. is heavy, and LOUD!
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-06-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By ikey_
music men are top of the line. in my book, on...

music men are top of the line. in my book, on par with PRS, and only custom shop jobs can touch em. the build and playability from the factory are perfect, and the feel is as well from the necks to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-02-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,413
Posted By ikey_
ALL amps are loud. i have played that game for...

ALL amps are loud. i have played that game for years. it gets you nowhere. design is everything.

the only time low wattage begins to cut volume is 1 watt or less. half watt. 1/4 watt. at 2+...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-02-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,044
Posted By ikey_
yeah the pickupd are going to be a marginal...

yeah the pickupd are going to be a marginal improvement, for probably about 200 or so bucks. i dont know how much it takes to install EMGs. more? not going to get you that much.

spend those...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-02-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By ikey_
yep. i like my vick audio 73 rams head. if...

yep. i like my vick audio 73 rams head. if offers a switch for flat EQ, classic muff (scooped) and mid boost. i run the boost on with the tone at 3 o clock. CUT. i mean its a go to solo tone on a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-02-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By ikey_
yeah that seems like a classic AC type tone with...

yeah that seems like a classic AC type tone with a great, low-mid crunch. probably get a great drive pedal / boost tyep situation and you are good.

which seems a little bit different than their...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-02-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By ikey_
most tuner makers will carter to specs on common...

most tuner makers will carter to specs on common guitars like les pauls and fenders. i would imagine searching around will get you answers on which work for your epiphone. get a list that way. but...
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