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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-19-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
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: 340
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: 142
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: 8
Views: 191
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: 222
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: 808
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: 105
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: 135
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: 484
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: 741
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: 3,374
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: 171
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: 984
Posted By Watterboy
Thats a nice grill

Thats a nice grill
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-11-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Watterboy
Ive gotten pretty decent blues tones with emgs. ...

Ive gotten pretty decent blues tones with emgs. Although I much prefer single coils for blues tones.. and incidentally I have emg single actives in my strat and they sound great
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-06-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Watterboy
I figured that was case.. What would be a good...

I figured that was case..

What would be a good product to power them with thats nice and cheap and easy to hook them up to. Just to put them to use for something like home listening
Forum: Recordings 07-06-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By Watterboy
Thank you for all of the tips everybody. I was...

Thank you for all of the tips everybody. I was hoping that it was something as simple as that.. I re-recorded the guitars again, this time I turned my guitar amp master up to 5/10. The amp sounded...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-06-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Watterboy
Can you ID these speakers? How to power?

Hi all,

I found these old speakers in my basement. They are Philips magnavox, but I'm having trouble finding the exact model to see if they're any good or if there's anything I can learn about...
Forum: Recordings 07-05-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By Watterboy
Maybe it would be helpful if I posted a sample...

Maybe it would be helpful if I posted a sample mix? I definitely need studio monitors, but whenever I render at the very least I'll go for a car ride and listen to my mix a bunch of times and...
Forum: Recordings 07-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By Watterboy
I am double tracking- BUT, i havent put the bass...

I am double tracking- BUT, i havent put the bass in there yet. My friend is gonna do that. In the past, ive just recorded clean guitar and then downtuned an octave, but it didnt really leave me...
Forum: Recordings 07-04-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By Watterboy
Yea thats true. I dont expect to get as quality...

Yea thats true. I dont expect to get as quality of a recording. But i guess my biggest question is if there would be a sizeable difference in recorded guitar tone if cranking the master and cutting...
Forum: Recordings 07-04-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By Watterboy
Haha- I am using Koss Pro3AA Titanium. They...

Haha- I am using Koss Pro3AA Titanium. They really arent very faithful to the actual mix, thats for sure.
Forum: Recordings 07-03-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By Watterboy
Close Mic cab - Question about volume

Hi all,

I am curious about volume in recording..

Lately i have been keeping the volume on my 100 watt tube amp low when i record (approx 1/10), and channel volume relatively low as well, and then...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-29-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Watterboy
NGD - My first 7 string - Ibanez Iron Label 7

Finally purchased a 7 string guitar for myself. I played this guy at guitarcenter and I really enjoyed how it felt and how it sounded. I wound up finding one on ebay for a more reasonable price so...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-26-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By Watterboy
I hate that she is that much better than me. The...

I hate that she is that much better than me.

The reasons you like that tone so much are probably because it was processed, and shes a really good player.

Its actually not too hard to get if you mic...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-18-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Watterboy
In my personal experience, if a tube came...

In my personal experience, if a tube came unseated or had a fault, my amp lost a lot of volume, but didnt really become muddy. My guess is the depth mod and way too high preamp gain are getting. ...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Watterboy
An esp ltd ec 1000. You can get emgs or...

An esp ltd ec 1000. You can get emgs or passives. I chose emgs and it was worth it. You can find them used for around that price
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 437
Posted By Watterboy
Can you try unplugging the 5150 from its 2x12...

Can you try unplugging the 5150 from its 2x12 internal speakers and plug it into the 6505+ speaker (unplug the 6505+ as well and make sure it is powered down and check the ohm setting on tge 5150...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-12-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By Watterboy
Elixirs work wonders for me. I dont have issues...

Elixirs work wonders for me. I dont have issues with them breaking either. Maybe you need a a lighter gauge for whatever youre tuning to?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-07-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By Watterboy
Background noise phenomena?

Anybody ever play their amp with some sort of a moderate constant background noise going on; such as a washer/dryer, or a blow dryer?

I was playing guitar the other night (master at about 1/10) and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-06-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 561
Posted By Watterboy
I rather enjoy the stock emg pups in my ec-1000. ...

I rather enjoy the stock emg pups in my ec-1000. Im surprised you ripped them out. The gain is fat and tight as hell with that guitar. It has a lot more body to it than most of the other guitars...
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