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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 323
Posted By monwobobbo
I have both and honestly it's more about feel...

I have both and honestly it's more about feel than sound to my ears. the rosewood does have more grip to it.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By monwobobbo
common sense. try before you buy. when I got my...

common sense. try before you buy. when I got my Peavey Ultra it was used from GC. went in to try it and got no sound hmm..wtf. turns out it had an issue. they sent it in (to what turned out to be the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By monwobobbo
Morley Bad Horsie

Morley Bad Horsie
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 314
Posted By monwobobbo
Page used Vox in the Yardbirds and most likely on...

Page used Vox in the Yardbirds and most likely on the first Zep album (along with the amps you mentioned). if you watch the very early Zep tv appearances they were using Rickenbacker amps
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-18-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 608
Posted By monwobobbo
saying that a Mesa wouldn't do classic rock as...

saying that a Mesa wouldn't do classic rock as well if not better than the amps you mentioned is downright foolish and wrong. as mentioned Santana used them as well as a host of others in the mid to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-18-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 477
Posted By monwobobbo
I'd take some real time to experiment with the fx...

I'd take some real time to experiment with the fx in your amp rather than worry about buying more. spending $100 on a pedal to put through a $100 amp is most likely not a great way to spend money or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-18-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 608
Posted By monwobobbo
LOL really. so does that mean no modern guitars...

LOL really. so does that mean no modern guitars either? rumour has it it's more about the settings than the amp (within reason). I play tons of classic rock with a Peavey Ultra and it works just...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-17-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 805
Posted By monwobobbo
yeah totally agree. nothing about a...

yeah totally agree. nothing about a "real" fender that can't be duplicated by others. the pickups are important and if you have vintage spec pups then whether a tokai or one of the many small...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 210
Posted By monwobobbo
dude I know you've been told this before. the...

dude I know you've been told this before. the bleacher section of the ballpark is all you can expect from that amp period. low end practice amps just aren't gonna nail any tone. you've already spent...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 608
Posted By monwobobbo
valveking will work just fine. I have one for...

valveking will work just fine. I have one for practice and live in an apt. get yourself an overdrive to go with it. at some point you may want a speaker swap but the vk speaker isn't as bad as many...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 805
Posted By monwobobbo
good thought. often when strat sound is mentioned...

good thought. often when strat sound is mentioned they mean the chimey clean tone associated with a 54. BUT not always. I love strats but to me I want the dirty tones and have little interest in...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-15-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 805
Posted By monwobobbo
sounds to me that the real dilemma isn't in what...

sounds to me that the real dilemma isn't in what type of strat to get but rather what pickups you want.get the guitar that feels best to play. you can always change the pickups. as to what would be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-14-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By monwobobbo
$70 bucks really isn't that much why cheap out if...

$70 bucks really isn't that much why cheap out if the SD JB has the sound you want? so far I haven't run across any cheaper pups that sound as good.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-14-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 202
Posted By monwobobbo
nice. just moved a little while back myself and...

nice. just moved a little while back myself and haven't been able to do anything with my gear. hoping to be able to set something up eventually but we need other stuff and the old lady doesn't want...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-14-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,183
Posted By monwobobbo
I don't remember what happened to it but it was...

I don't remember what happened to it but it was such a piece of shit that I certainly don't miss it. no name 60 Japanese guitar with baseball bat neck and action so high that slide players cringed....
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By monwobobbo
to much gain will detract from clarity causing...

to much gain will detract from clarity causing the notes to mush together which can be perceived as less sustain. of course in the right hands the notes running together can sound great to. as for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-13-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 587
Posted By monwobobbo
not a Marshall in a box but for an 80s sound...

not a Marshall in a box but for an 80s sound ProCo Rat.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-12-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By monwobobbo
it can be set to float. that is the lower end JP...

it can be set to float. that is the lower end JP guitar but still a decent deal for the money. with a good setup it will stay in tune reasonably well but don't expect miracles.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-12-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 674
Posted By monwobobbo
ummm..... is that an Australian term? not sure...

ummm..... is that an Australian term? not sure what you mean.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-12-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 674
Posted By monwobobbo
dude you're killing me. gary played his 63 strat...

dude you're killing me. gary played his 63 strat in the early 80s on a ton of stuff. I have a mid 80s guitar mag with an interview mentioning what he used (may be wrong about model of marshall...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-12-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 338
Posted By monwobobbo
have done a couple of trades through Craigslist...

have done a couple of trades through Craigslist and let me tell you some of the offers were laughably bad. had a US made Hamer Diablo with a custom order only maple fingerboard. was offered a Squier...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-12-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 674
Posted By monwobobbo
interesting answers. personally I don't think...

interesting answers.

personally I don't think that pursuing your own tone is the same as trying to duplicate another players tone. the quest for my own perfect tone is never ending the same as my...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-11-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 674
Posted By monwobobbo
Tone Chasing Is It Worth The Effort

the thread from the guy wanting the Clapton Beano tone got me thinking more on this subject as it seems to come up a lot here. how many of us go out of their way to chase a tone? in the end is it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-11-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 211
Posted By monwobobbo
if you can find one DOD FX 65 chorus is awesome...

if you can find one DOD FX 65 chorus is awesome and they can be had fairly cheap on ebay. bought mine in the mid 80s and still use it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-11-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 833
Posted By monwobobbo
nice. I have my brothers 86 MIJ strat which is a...

nice. I have my brothers 86 MIJ strat which is a very good guitar. can't say it's better than my 89 Strat Plus deluxe though. enjoy
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-09-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By monwobobbo
ok the bronze series is the lowest end from that...

ok the bronze series is the lowest end from that era for starters Platinum were better and the higher end ones weren't bad guitars. the licensed thing has to do with the fact that at the time the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-09-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 446
Posted By monwobobbo
i would highly recommend a stand alone compressor...

i would highly recommend a stand alone compressor over using one from a MFX unit. that is one effect that just doesn't seem ( to me) to be very good as part of a unit. as for the beano tone you want...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-08-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 446
Posted By monwobobbo
tube amp is what you need. compressor won't give...

tube amp is what you need. compressor won't give you what you want in that regard. now to be fair I can get a similar tone with my BC Rich Eagle and peavey valveking at a sound level that won't kill...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-08-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,262
Posted By monwobobbo
got a chuckle from this thread. some things never...

got a chuckle from this thread. some things never change. sounds like the singer won't be happy til you sound like everybody else (but of course somehow your band will be different). the other thing...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-07-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 446
Posted By monwobobbo
well since nice isn't working. NO YOU CAN'T. dude...

well since nice isn't working. NO YOU CAN'T. dude guys have been trying to replicate that with the right gear with varying success. that sound was LP/marshall cranked all the way up. as with almost...
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