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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-25-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 217
Posted By ikey_
i dont get this pedal. its a pedal to put a...

i dont get this pedal. its a pedal to put a blanket on the inadequacies of a proper rig. hey, lets invent a problem to fix a problem...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-25-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 282
Posted By ikey_
both british but IMO orange and marshall each...

both british but IMO orange and marshall each have a very signature tone. imo, its a marshall tone vs orange tone to me. both are very hard picks. i would say given the simplicity of the orange,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-25-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 429
Posted By ikey_
nah man. Dr. Z or port city amplification

nah man. Dr. Z or port city amplification
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-08-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,034
Posted By ikey_
i can definitely see the advantage for heavier...

i can definitely see the advantage for heavier styles of music. however, with my setup i do use the tone knob a lot. i have an out of phase switch, and it sounds eslecially good with the tone knob...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-05-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 323
Posted By ikey_
i dont understand why you would want that. try...

i dont understand why you would want that. try playing guitars with small and large frets. try playing guitars with very large and small neck radius. try different materials. those things all...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-05-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 875
Posted By ikey_
fantastic guitars. you pay for em. but they are...

fantastic guitars. you pay for em. but they are good. a music man may be able to offer similar performance for less....but the EVH may be a bit more "refined" than a music man? like an axis? i...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-05-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 337
Posted By ikey_
didnt find 5751 tubes where? are you overseas or...

didnt find 5751 tubes where? are you overseas or something? i posted a link.

yeah even regular JJs should help. the key is not just a better tube, its that 5751 reduce the gain slightly which...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-04-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 337
Posted By ikey_
variable. off hand, its hard to go wrong with...

variable. off hand, its hard to go wrong with JJs. i would probably default to JJs. i have tried tung sol. ive been wanting to try mullard. but im not teh expert on the random other brands. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-04-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 337
Posted By ikey_
no. the 5751 did very little to change the...

no. the 5751 did very little to change the actual "tone" of the amp EQ wise. i saw the biggest change in the "gain" only. im telling you guys. yes, if it were me, i would get ALL of the stock...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-04-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 570
Posted By ikey_
yeah TC. i A/Bed almost every delay in my local...

yeah TC. i A/Bed almost every delay in my local GC and the TC easily was the most versaile and sounded almost as quslity as the analog delays. if something like the aqua puss just sounded better...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-04-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By ikey_
nope. tried that. it follows the tube. i tried...

nope. tried that. it follows the tube. i tried rearranging all 4 randomly. still just that one lights up.

in retrospect, i could have taken the easy way an got another sovtek and forget the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-01-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By ikey_
well yeah i have a hatred towards sovtek. in...

well yeah i have a hatred towards sovtek. in reality, i could have just bought 1 matching sovtek tube ...but my gut reaction was to ditch sovtek.

10-20 hours of player per tube change? dude. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-01-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 337
Posted By ikey_
5751 preamp tube will require no biasing. plug...

5751 preamp tube will require no biasing. plug and play.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-28-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
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 02-28-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
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 02-28-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
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 02-28-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 618
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 02-28-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 337
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 02-28-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
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: 498
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: 1,376
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: 320
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: 258
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: 253
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: 178
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: 229
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: 831
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: 229
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: 224
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: 229
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...
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