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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By KailM
I think a 6505+ is already the better amp for...

I think a 6505+ is already the better amp for your genre, TS.

Out of the 8 or so Dual Recs I've tried (mostly heads), I have never understood what all of the hype was about. And I spent...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 316
Posted By KailM
1. I stood directly in front of Mark Morton's...

1. I stood directly in front of Mark Morton's (Lamb of God) 412 cab a year ago and find your claim to be totally off-base. His tone was utterly godly (no pun intended).

2. Most of the bands I've...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 316
Posted By KailM
412 cabs sound bigger/deeper, by quite a bit. ...

412 cabs sound bigger/deeper, by quite a bit. That alone is the reason I have one. But you can also run different combinations of speakers to try to get a unique tone. Also, at least with an...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,127
Posted By KailM
These guys have you covered pretty well but I...

These guys have you covered pretty well but I have a suggestion to add:

If money is tight and you can't afford an OD and an EQ pedal both, try to get an OD that has some bass adjustment. While I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,255
Posted By KailM
The fortunate side to guitar playing is that it...

The fortunate side to guitar playing is that it is not simply a physical activity. There's this whole "creativity" aspect that weighs in just as heavily if not more heavily than the sheer physical...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By KailM
I played an HT Metal not expecting much, and...

I played an HT Metal not expecting much, and that's just what it delivered -- nothing extraordinary. The only thing it has on a 6505 is a better clean tone. But if you're buying an amp for death...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By KailM
I also recommend looking into Schecters. Some of...

I also recommend looking into Schecters. Some of their models (like my Blackjack ATX V) come with SD Blackouts instead of the usual EMG 81/85 combo. While the Blackouts are still active,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-14-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By KailM
Used Peavey Vyper Tube. It's a modeler, but has...

Used Peavey Vyper Tube. It's a modeler, but has a 6505 power section. I think it is one of the best modeling amps outside of something infinitely more expensive such as a Kemper or Axe FX II. They...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By KailM
^^I was in a Guitar Center and played Slayer's...

^^I was in a Guitar Center and played Slayer's Postmortem/Raining Blood medley and cranked it up proper right before playing Raining Blood. The GC employees came running at that point... :haha:...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By KailM
I may be the only UG member that liked the JVM...

I may be the only UG member that liked the JVM when I played one (the one I played was the JVM 410 though). Maybe I just happened to dial it in just right, or maybe it was the guitar I selected, but...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By KailM
Yes, an OD pedal is usually my first suggestion...

Yes, an OD pedal is usually my first suggestion with that amp, followed by an EQ pedal in the effects loop. A tubescreamer will definitely put more edge on your rhythm tones and bring out more...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-12-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By KailM
I bought a Custom Badass (I love saying that)...

I bought a Custom Badass (I love saying that) just a few weeks ago for the same reasons you want one -- to thicken up the tone a bit as compared to a TS-style pedal. That's exactly what it does. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-10-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By KailM
What you need is a new amp. Wait...you didn't...

What you need is a new amp.

Wait...you didn't tell us what amp you currently use...

...In fact, we know nothing about your current setup. Sorry, can't help.

(Give us a little more info, and we'll...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-09-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By KailM
What are you looking for in your tone? Because a...

What are you looking for in your tone? Because a 6505 pretty much sounds the way it's going to sound with all knobs on 5. (Basically). Make sure your EQ pedal is in the loop. I've found it very...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By KailM
Venndi88, the more I think about it, the more I...

Venndi88, the more I think about it, the more I think all you need is an Hm-2. Since The Jester Race and Whoracle were recorded with that pedal through a Marshall Valvestate, your MG isn't far off. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By KailM
You will need an HM-2 regardless of what amp you...

You will need an HM-2 regardless of what amp you get. I run a 6505+ and an HM-2 and can get very close to the tone on The Jester Race. Even the 6505+ 112 sounds close enough to an original 5150...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 07-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 618
Posted By KailM
I find his music boring. I appreciate the skill...

I find his music boring. I appreciate the skill he has, though. I just rarely find shred to be appealing, when it is done purely for the sake of shredding. I find it far more tasteful when the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-05-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By KailM
JJs sound great in that amp. I've bought a lot...

JJs sound great in that amp. I've bought a lot of them over the past few years and I've only had two go bad early -- and the dealer replaced them free of charge. I don't find them to be overly...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-05-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,273
Posted By KailM
Maybe try swapping two of your G12T-75s for...

Maybe try swapping two of your G12T-75s for Vintage 30s; run them in an x-pattern. G12T-75s are known for more of an "old school" metal tone (a tone that I adore, by the way). But with a couple...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By KailM
^^You are probably attempting to hit speeds at...

^^You are probably attempting to hit speeds at which your body is not ready for. Really, this stuff takes YEARS to develop (not that you can't do a decent job in just a few months of practice -- you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-03-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By KailM
I wouldn't worry about it. Part of the reason...

I wouldn't worry about it. Part of the reason you see so many threads on them is that so damn many people own them.

Mine has been working flawlessly for 3+ straight years now. I've had to replace...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By KailM
Lightbulb ^^Yeah, I forgot to mention, as a standalone...

^^Yeah, I forgot to mention, as a standalone overdrive it sounds much better than my Ts-9. I basically just leave it set the same as when I'm using it as a boost but leave it on for my 6505's clean...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-25-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By KailM
I bought a used Crate 412 cab loaded with...

I bought a used Crate 412 cab loaded with Celestions for $50. It is infinitely better than an MG cab. That pawn shop should pay YOU to take the cab away...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By KailM
You've literally just described a JSX 212 combo.

You've literally just described a JSX 212 combo.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-25-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By KailM
Lol! And thanks!

Lol! And thanks!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-25-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By KailM
NPD: Golden Goodness from MXR...

Hey UG!

I picked this up the other day because I've been wanting an alternative OD pedal to my TS-9. I was particularly interested in getting one with asymmetrical clipping to have something a bit...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-24-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By KailM
I'm assuming it's quiet on both channels? Try...

I'm assuming it's quiet on both channels?

Try plugging your guitar directly into the effects loop "send" jack. If there's sound, it will be clean. If so, that means your power tubes and power...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-23-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 522
Posted By KailM
I'd also suggest An Eminence Swamp Thang/Governor...

I'd also suggest An Eminence Swamp Thang/Governor combo if you want a lower cost alternative. They sound massive in my 412 cab.

Nice playing, by the way. ;)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-23-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 217
Posted By KailM
6505s have more of a modern, darker metal sound,...

6505s have more of a modern, darker metal sound, but they will work if you're not too picky about how authentic you want to get for older metal.

I would suggest a Marshall JCM 800 with a boost...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-22-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 545
Posted By KailM
^^I second the JSX recommendation. Great...

^^I second the JSX recommendation. Great sounding amp for all genres of rock including metal. If I was a more well-rounded player I would definitely go for one. However, I tend to gravitate toward...
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