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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By ikey_
im hearing good things about these new keisel /...

im hearing good things about these new keisel / carvin lithium pickups. may buy some myself. aparently they do everything well and are offered on all the keisel guitars stock in 2015. seems too...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By ikey_
go on proshop guitar and prymaxe vintage, begin...

go on proshop guitar and prymaxe vintage, begin to filter by price. generally the 100-200 mark has some huge sweetspots on still boutique but not annoyingly expensive.

i classifly annoyingly...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 214
Posted By ikey_
some form of octave

some form of octave
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By ikey_
well simply as stated, most distortion pedals are...

well simply as stated, most distortion pedals are utter crap. and the good ones are hundreds of dollars, so why not take that hundred and add it to an amp purchase? why spend 500 on an amp and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By ikey_
yes it will be. most amps over 10 watts are loud...

yes it will be. most amps over 10 watts are loud enough to gig with depending on the design ans the speaker setup. speakers matter a lot.

however, 15 watts will not leave you much clean headroom....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-04-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 367
Posted By ikey_
oh yeah. i forgot . i am biased again because i...

oh yeah. i forgot . i am biased again because i use "lower" wattage or micro heads, mowt will fit on a 1x12 or vertical 2x12.

obviously, if you had some monster 100 watt full size head, by size...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-04-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By ikey_
walrus aetos

walrus aetos
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 367
Posted By ikey_
i may consider selling my 2x12...with WGS. ugh. ...

i may consider selling my 2x12...with WGS. ugh. sad day. i really do love this cab. but that means i get to buy a sexy ass 1x12...a better quality one ans really up my game!
i hope the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By ikey_
tried cobalts. dont get the hype. im a standard...

tried cobalts. dont get the hype. im a standard string guy myself. want to try the NYs. waiting to find hybrid sets, heavy bottom 9s in my stores.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,547
Posted By ikey_
please no. dont do this. if you google ...

please no. dont do this. if you google "should i buy a spider" im sure there is as much as you need to read. or search this site.

DONT. DO. IT. much better options.

almost anything you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 521
Posted By ikey_
no tehy are not. same basic principles all with...

no tehy are not. same basic principles all with different tweaks. morley vs dunlop is a religious debate. thats a big different there. then you got the outsiders that swear by banez and vox. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-30-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 367
Posted By ikey_
personally, i say invest in a GOOD 1x12. one you...

personally, i say invest in a GOOD 1x12. one you plan to never get rid of.

i purchased a 2x12 and i love it. not overly cumbersome. sounds amazing and BIG. but really, as a whole its just...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By ikey_
edit - after more research - it seems like the...

edit - after more research - it seems like the kiesel lithiums actually handle the full spectrum quite well. they may be just what i am looking for. i think they are in the high running right now.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By ikey_
does output translate into harmonics? if so then...

does output translate into harmonics? if so then yes. otherwise they seem like very versatile, hot enough pickups as it is. i mean even in split coil i feel like i can get a "texas special" type...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-25-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By ikey_
Carvin ct624 pickup change (humbuckers)

hello all,

its about that time to get the bug and buy something. im thinking pickups. my carvin as a whole sounds great. really happy with my custom build, and even my custom wiring for split,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-06-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 942
Posted By ikey_
take time to learn your guitar and its free. ...

take time to learn your guitar and its free. some twesking and playing at home.

if you gig weekly perhaps get it done so you dont mess up your money tool. if you sit a home and got nothing going...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-06-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By ikey_
i love 1 knobbers. tons of comps are 1 knob for...

i love 1 knobbers. tons of comps are 1 knob for a good reason. my fiarfield accountant comp is 1 knob, but it cheats with 2x 3 way dip switches.

most boosts are 1 knobbers. some overdrives.

a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-06-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 425
Posted By ikey_
those monster s-300 series? good everyday cable....

those monster s-300 series? good everyday cable.

i have had great luck with the guitar fetish better or best style cables. been working for years.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-06-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By ikey_
one of the reasons i bought my fairfield circutry...

one of the reasons i bought my fairfield circutry the accountant compressor is that it is 1 knob (easy) with dip switches that quickly and easily (on or off style) select the compression ratios and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-27-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,119
Posted By ikey_
officially, DV Mark lil 40, bur nenver really...

officially, DV Mark lil 40, bur nenver really used. technically, Carvin v3m.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-27-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By ikey_
walrus audio Aetos

walrus audio Aetos
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-16-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By ikey_
well the easiest way is to have a spare preamp...

well the easiest way is to have a spare preamp and power tube...which you should already own. take 1 new tube and start swapping it for each preamp tube and seeing if that fixes an issue. same goes...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-16-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By ikey_
i use their "best" guitar cables and...

i use their "best" guitar cables and its going years strong. i like em.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-02-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By ikey_
when was the last time you changed your power...

when was the last time you changed your power tubes? start there.

average power tubes, 2x el-34s will probably be 20-30 a tube for solid ones like JJs. so 40-60 bucks. speakers are going to be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-02-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 980
Posted By ikey_
some form of modern big muff will get you close. ...

some form of modern big muff will get you close. the dues ex machina would be great here. i play transposing the octaves into dropped regular guitar and run a big muff clone (vick audio 73 rams...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-29-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 681
Posted By ikey_
a CMATMODS butah or a signa drive (has low gain...

a CMATMODS butah or a signa drive (has low gain switch options for a TS style)...or a used Xotic.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-27-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By ikey_
or..turn the gain up, shirt your spectrum. you...

or..turn the gain up, shirt your spectrum. you will get a little dirtier, lose come crystal cleans and get some slight breakup cleans, but come on, with a low wattage signel channel amp, we all...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-27-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By ikey_
sounds great. would like to hear some rythym...

sounds great. would like to hear some rythym crunch.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-22-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,389
Posted By ikey_
just like anything expensive, diminishing...

just like anything expensive, diminishing returns. why buy a patek phillipe watch? a timex tells time just fine.

you can buy a Carvin for 800 bucks that probably plays and sounds as good as most...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-22-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By ikey_
first thing that came to mind - T rex mudhoney....

first thing that came to mind - T rex mudhoney.

perhaps some kinda weird fuzzyness like a blakemore dues ex machina?

yeah i dont really classify those tones as relying heavily on a pedal. most of...
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