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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 199
Posted By Watterboy
Just a word of caution- in my own experience,...

Just a word of caution- in my own experience, monitoring guitar tone on headphones always sounds clearer/better than any other speaker setup that is in a room out loud. I guess everybody has a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-31-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By Watterboy
The Peavey classic 30 is actually a pretty good...

The Peavey classic 30 is actually a pretty good recommendation (but are they available where you are?). Dont worry about the wattage; nobody turns their amp ALL the way up. Here are the only issues...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Watterboy
https://youtu.be/1H-Y7MAASkg

https://youtu.be/1H-Y7MAASkg
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-28-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Watterboy
Yea, im not planning on throwing it back together...

Yea, im not planning on throwing it back together just yet. I agree with you that the problem could come back just as easily as it went away. I really think its at the power leads from the tranny. ...
Forum: The Pit 08-28-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 5,397
Posted By Watterboy
The guy was a psycho :shrug: whether it was a...

The guy was a psycho :shrug: whether it was a gun, a homemade explosive, a machete whatever, he was going to kill those two people (or at least try). Im not saying Im pro-guns; all im saying is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-27-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Watterboy
Hey Guys- some good news. Something must have...

Hey Guys- some good news. Something must have jiggled properly back in place or possibly some excess problem solder came out. I flipped the amp on today and all of the functions/channels/audio are...
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Watterboy
I think corporate structure is a lot different...

I think corporate structure is a lot different where you are. Its just not like that at all at my company, or most companies in the area even. 30 is still young to even become a project manager; and...
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Watterboy
Lol- being in management at an upper tier...

Lol- being in management at an upper tier engineering contracting or consulting firm in my area by the ripe age of 30 is incredibly rare or extremely difficult. Thats just not gonna happen, and its...
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Watterboy
Well, if I were to do something like this, it...

Well, if I were to do something like this, it would certainly be online courses. Same thing as if I were to pursue my graduate degree. I commute alot, so I can literally listen to a whole lecture...
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Watterboy
Need some career/life advice from you learned people

Hi gang-

I am sort of at an interesting point in my life. First, let me say that things are generally good. I am in my mid-twenties, I have a civil engineering degree, a good job, a house, a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-26-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Watterboy
Well, that's a big part of modding, in my...

Well, that's a big part of modding, in my opinion. Buying something as cheaply as possible that has potential for improvement and then putting some decent dough into it to make it unique and better....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-26-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Watterboy
Insult: check for paper and ink while youre at...

Insult: check for paper and ink while youre at it
Potentially useful tip: consider trying different computers to print from, or reinstall printer drivers, or try different drivers like PS. 😉
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Watterboy
I popped the fuse out to inspect it, but it has...

I popped the fuse out to inspect it, but it has that ceramic white cover over the outside so I couldnt visually see if it had burnt out. Plus I didnt have a multimeter at the time, and I wasnt...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-26-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Watterboy
Im about 90% sure. I took photos and labelled...

Im about 90% sure. I took photos and labelled things before I removed the old tranny. Im debating on hooking the old one back up due to the possibility of perhaps a faulty lead on my new tranny...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-26-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Watterboy
Goddamnit man- just dont post in this thread if...

Goddamnit man- just dont post in this thread if you arent going to contribute any information that is conducive towards my goal. I thought I made it pretty clear that money isnt a big deal and Im...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-26-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By Watterboy
Hi all- its been awhile since Ive had a chance to...

Hi all- its been awhile since Ive had a chance to really mess with my broken down 6262. I finally made some headway however.

When I visited a tech, he seemed convinced that the power transformer...
Forum: Recording 08-26-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Watterboy
Just thought id throw this idea out there; I know...

Just thought id throw this idea out there; I know you like itunes, but what about using a DAW instead? When Im jamming with tracks Ill look online to see if i can find the mp3 without guitars...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Watterboy
Yea thats Engl for ya. I love their products but...

Yea thats Engl for ya. I love their products but the prices are rough. The standard slant with v60s sells brand new for like $1000; so all things considered, $400 is a good deal for THAT cab. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Watterboy
What speakers are in the cab? Usually the engl...

What speakers are in the cab? Usually the engl cabs have v30s and they arent mid scooped. Its some of their heads that many consider to be mid-scooped, but it depends how you eq and use them. If...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By Watterboy
Thats if you use the volume pedal out front of...

Thats if you use the volume pedal out front of your amp though, right?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-24-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By Watterboy
I think you want to put the volume pedal in the...

I think you want to put the volume pedal in the effects loop, otherwise its not much different than turning your guitar volume knob. It shouldnt matter if your guitar is active or not, unless im...
Forum: Recording 08-24-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By Watterboy
This- odds are you will just be close micing...

This- odds are you will just be close micing everything. The room shouldnt be a massive influence. And I think the style of music youre playing is important to help people recommend mics that are...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-21-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Watterboy
Yea thats the strong point of the Powerball ii is...

Yea thats the strong point of the Powerball ii is the eq options per channel; that being said, if you set the bass between 11-12oclock, the mids to 1130, and the treble to 2oclock on the fireball...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-21-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Watterboy
Fireball 100 is a great amp and spambot is right...

Fireball 100 is a great amp and spambot is right on all counts here. Id have to agree about getting the Powerball II instead if you can afford it. Its an awesome amp and has way more options. Ive...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-21-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By Watterboy
I just use properly sized washers

I just use properly sized washers
Forum: Recording 08-21-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By Watterboy
Im going direct into my rme babyface- but again,...

Im going direct into my rme babyface- but again, I dont understand how they get their raw sound, regardless of compression and eq. Im mostly wondering what kind of bass they used- i noticed in the...
Forum: Recording 08-21-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By Watterboy
Arent Trilian and Zombass' samples direct though?...

Arent Trilian and Zombass' samples direct though? Like, when Ive used bass guitar vstis, I have still had to add a bass amp sim and cab sim to them to complete the chain- and every tutorial Ive seen...
Forum: Recording 08-20-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By Watterboy
I think the TS is saying he doesnt have a bass...

I think the TS is saying he doesnt have a bass guitar, and what he is actually looking for is a VSTi.

I think the go-to software is Trilian Bass. Ive never used it, but ive listened to samples and...
Forum: Recording 08-19-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Watterboy
Thats a good observation at the end there. When...

Thats a good observation at the end there. When you introduce the other instruments in the mix, you will no longer hear certain aspects of your lead guitar; only certain frequencies will cut...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-19-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 323
Posted By Watterboy
Use cardiod or supercardiod dynamic microphones. ...

Use cardiod or supercardiod dynamic microphones. A personal favorite of mine is the shure beta57. Turn the gain down low for the microphone, and apply a high pass filter (low cut below 100hz, at...
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