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Forum: Electric Guitar 04-22-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,069
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: 231
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...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-20-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By ikey_
yep i do. below is my new cab day. and i really...

yep i do. below is my new cab day. and i really liked working with them. they did me a few favors like a vertical setup which is not really offered but aparently a common ask and a small change to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-19-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By ikey_
huh? i just went on there and priced out my...

huh? i just went on there and priced out my exact avtar cab basically for 470 loaded with WGSs. thats pretty much what i paid for avatar!

now, same specs. i didnt get all wood, and i didnt get...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-18-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By ikey_
this comes up a lot and its a huge misconception....

this comes up a lot and its a huge misconception.

the type of sweep or pot on the volume knob can make a huge difference. some amps have a real bad, 1 to 10 scenario where you are nothing, and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By ikey_
im not familiar with that brand, but my guess is...

im not familiar with that brand, but my guess is you like that a lot more than a typical gibson....

nice.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-14-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By ikey_
my general experience is that it could be the...

my general experience is that it could be the room you are playing in, the volume, and as a whole, keeping the master down too far on a tube amp generally can make it sound more muffled.

i feel...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-11-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By ikey_
WGS v30 clone.

WGS v30 clone.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-09-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 405
Posted By ikey_
in my opinion anything at all through a 4x12 is...

in my opinion anything at all through a 4x12 is too loud for bedroom use.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-06-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By ikey_
fairly positive that guy is using a sustainiac...

fairly positive that guy is using a sustainiac pickup. pretty sure thats a majority of it. not only do those have a tone of themselves, but unlimited sustain. that and some good EQing and decent...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-06-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,253
Posted By ikey_
strap buttons? please tell me you are using...

strap buttons? please tell me you are using strap locks. especially on a Les...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-06-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 819
Posted By ikey_
ah damn. great snag. i mean, you paid for it. ...

ah damn. great snag. i mean, you paid for it. but yeah you got a keeper.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-06-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 961
Posted By ikey_
wait - is this a joke? a bad cat, a marshall,...

wait - is this a joke?

a bad cat, a marshall, and a dv mark 100% eletronic / modelling unit?

each one is 1 step closer to worlds apart from the other. how are these 3 amps even in comparison?...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-05-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 476
Posted By ikey_
get one of these with a headphone out...

get one of these with a headphone out

http://www.tedweber.com/atten.htm

or get a 1x12 and put this in it
http://www.amazon.com/EMINENCE-REIGNMAKER-12-Inch-Rhythm-Speakers/dp/B003OUBJJO

about...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-05-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By ikey_
yeah some texas specials, or perhaps some kind of...

yeah some texas specials, or perhaps some kind of boutique option. seymour duncan has the quarter pounder. there are also "single coil looking" stacked humbuckers. some of the strat style buckers...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-01-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 709
Posted By ikey_
is this a glitch? why are all posts pony fan. ...

is this a glitch? why are all posts pony fan. WTF
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-01-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 412
Posted By ikey_
i loved that darn amp. probably one of the best...

i loved that darn amp. probably one of the best buys i ever made. cheap, and it really did sound good for what it was. REALLY good? no. but it was good. and frankly, it was more reliable than...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-01-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By ikey_
EB and daddarrios are mostly available around me...

EB and daddarrios are mostly available around me in the guages i use. so rarely do i pick DR. however, nothing against them.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-30-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 678
Posted By ikey_
yeah kemper is wildy more expensive if you factor...

yeah kemper is wildy more expensive if you factor in a tube preamp ( or a good solid state) etc etc etc. but i would of course take the kemper. i mean, you could have almost a perfect model of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-30-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 516
Posted By ikey_
BAD tubes to GOOD tubes will make an audible...

BAD tubes to GOOD tubes will make an audible difference. for example, get rid of the garbage sovtek 12ax7wa's that probably come in that amp.

i replaced that with a 5751 in my bugera v22 and it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-28-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 874
Posted By ikey_
the v series line (v22 v55) is solid. or the...

the v series line (v22 v55) is solid. or the record, most reliable amp ive owned was the v22 and put through the longest use in the harshest conditions. i loved that amp.

it seems to be a general...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-28-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,588
Posted By ikey_
i like everything but the tele bridge. imo those...

i like everything but the tele bridge. imo those bridges are kinda dumb. i mean, it works on a tele, and tele's rock. but leave that to the tele. it is what it is because of the old design. i...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-25-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
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: 27
Views: 709
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: 561
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: 1,115
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: 372
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: 44
Views: 1,126
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: 394
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: 394
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. ...
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