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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-27-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 635
Posted By Watterboy
I personally like Bugera and greatly enjoy their...

I personally like Bugera and greatly enjoy their amp clones and affordability. People seriously need to chill about the reliability issues. Take it from me: i purchased a 333 about 5-6 years ago,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-23-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Watterboy
Some amps have assignable fx loops per channel...

Some amps have assignable fx loops per channel and what not. I have an egnater vengeance, and on the footswitch you can pick clean/lead/or both channels with a toggle. I think on amps like diezel...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Watterboy
These guys seem to know what theyre talking...

These guys seem to know what theyre talking about. Also take a look at the Guitarfetish pedals. The Brownie classic might be able to achieve some lower gain stuff, as well as some more mid gain...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-16-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By Watterboy
^he is correct.

^he is correct.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By Watterboy
I guess your best bet is to try swapping in tubes...

I guess your best bet is to try swapping in tubes from your blackstar and see if it makes a difference (as stated above). Look up the owner manuals for both amps and find the diagrams that show the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-16-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By Watterboy
Okay, i get ya. I can only listen on my cell...

Okay, i get ya. I can only listen on my cell phone speaker so i couldnt really detect the buzziness. Just out of curiousity, is your cab closed back?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-16-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By Watterboy
I doubt its the tubes. You probably just dont...

I doubt its the tubes. You probably just dont like the amp. Try lowering the presence if the amp has a presence knob. Maybe reset all the controls to 5 and work from there. What settings are you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 912
Posted By Watterboy
This story makes my stomach drop. This would be...

This story makes my stomach drop. This would be devastating to go through. The only tip that I can provide is to use lighter gauge strings or tune your guitar down so your strings are more plyable....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Watterboy
Sounds like a low / dead batt to me too. That...

Sounds like a low / dead batt to me too. That happened to me before.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 46,000
Posted By Watterboy
Thanks man, i appreciate the compliment. Ive...

Thanks man, i appreciate the compliment. Ive seen some other players on the ol youtube REALLY do this amp justice. If youre tasteful with your gain and eq, the leads are so fluid and thick. Focus...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 46,000
Posted By Watterboy
Would love to see some more activity in this...

Would love to see some more activity in this thread. Love this brand. Here's my Engl Powerball and ibanez iron label 7. Just doing some improv riffing. Have had the engl for about a year now and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By Watterboy
I wont be home for some time to check, but from...

I wont be home for some time to check, but from memory i am going:
Ltd mh 401(emg 85 bridge and 81 neck) to greenie classic tubescreamer gain 0 and volume 5/10, to engl powerball channel 3 gain 6/10,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-08-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By Watterboy
Meh, i wouldnt call it complicated. Most people...

Meh, i wouldnt call it complicated. Most people have a laptop and some sort of microphone preamp. No real assembly required. And the whole point of the impulses is to emulate the power...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-07-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By Watterboy
Step 1: Keep your amp plugged into your speaker...

Step 1: Keep your amp plugged into your speaker always
Step 2: Run your guitar amp's fx loop out to the input of a usb preamp plugged into your computer (make sure you arent clipping)
Step 3: Run a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-05-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Watterboy
I get a little confused when people say certsin...

I get a little confused when people say certsin high gain amp heads are "too compressed". I know what compression is. I understand how it works. And I am pretty sure when you put something in...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-01-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Watterboy
I have the black matte esp ltd ec 1000 and its a...

I have the black matte esp ltd ec 1000 and its a really great guitar. They play really nicely, feel great, and look awesome. I think the stock emgs sound really good in mine. Idk, why everybody...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 519
Posted By Watterboy
in my experience, big huge rhythm sounds come...

in my experience, big huge rhythm sounds come from the full band working together (bass included). I used to think bass was useless and then i found myself bitching about how my mixes were weak...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-19-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Watterboy
Do you own a powerball? I own one, and i think i...

Do you own a powerball? I own one, and i think i agree with pretty much everything you said here. Seems like you know it well. I noticed that it does seem pretty high-middy, especially with focus...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By Watterboy
In my experience, changing tubes hasnt resulted...

In my experience, changing tubes hasnt resulted in a magnificent change of tone. But on the other hand, ive never heard or experienced dying tubes. Try to take a little break from your amp and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 175
Posted By Watterboy
I have a very similar problem with my egnater...

I have a very similar problem with my egnater vengeance head. Maybe its the same problem, depending on how yours sounds. Ive made threads about it here and on the egnater forum but nobody has been...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-18-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By Watterboy
I have the powerball also and really enjoy it. ...

I have the powerball also and really enjoy it. Im more into metalcore than thrash, but you should be able to get a thrash tone from it. The above recommended settings by a previous poster should...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-17-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Watterboy
Ive never really had this issue with single...

Ive never really had this issue with single coils. When I switch from humbucker guitars to single coil i usually just crank the master volume more to get relatively the same volume. Seems to sound...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-15-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 884
Posted By Watterboy
Im not the best guitarist but i would say im...

Im not the best guitarist but i would say im intermediate and i am confident when i sing. A few weeks ago i went on vacation with my girlfriends family and i didnt bring a guitar. So we went to a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-15-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By Watterboy
Wow what a pricetag. What is the advantage of...

Wow what a pricetag. What is the advantage of using a treble booster like this versus using a 12 band eq and boosting some high end in front of the amp? And im not talking from a super anal...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By Watterboy
I agree with this guy^ My,question is, what...

I agree with this guy^

My,question is, what program do you use for all your effects and how do you switch them on and off on the fly? Is there a usb compatible footswitch or something? Im...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-10-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 599
Posted By Watterboy
It sounds like youre worrying about the numbers...

It sounds like youre worrying about the numbers too much instead of just using your ears to level the volumes. In my experience, distortion channels are louder than clean channels at the same...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-06-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 782
Posted By Watterboy
Glad you fixed your tone. :) Fyi- i have a...

Glad you fixed your tone. :)

Fyi- i have a version 1 Powerball and they get so much hate, but i think its because a lot of people eq them poorly. Engl was kind enough to provide the focus switch...
Forum: The Pit 07-27-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 3,488
Posted By Watterboy
I think its important that as sentient beings we...

I think its important that as sentient beings we make strives to improve the conditions in the farmed food sector. That much is obvious; but we definitely rely on the macro scale farmed food method...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-27-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Watterboy
As said above, its about the layering of guitars....

As said above, its about the layering of guitars. Its always shocking to me how taking a fairly low gain tone, recording a riff once and panning all the way left, and then recording again and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,019
Posted By Watterboy
Thats a nice grill

Thats a nice grill
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