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Forum: Recordings Today, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By bustapr
should work with pedals. Make sure to use the...

should work with pedals. Make sure to use the line input at the back of the ux1 and adjust the pedals output so that the interface doesnt clip. And make sure to keep the speaker plugged into the amp...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By bustapr
In my opinion, there isnt really that big a...

In my opinion, there isnt really that big a difference between different brand cables anywhere in your setup so long as the cable is well shielded and well made. theres much more tone loss related to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-29-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 403
Posted By bustapr
I've been using a single 6 pack of Dunlop Ultex...

I've been using a single 6 pack of Dunlop Ultex Jazz III picks for the past 3 years. Down to my last pointy one now. Most likely will buy another 6 pack since I like the durability and size of the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 205
Posted By bustapr
if replacing the tube doesnt help, take some...

if replacing the tube doesnt help, take some contact cleaner which you can find at any radioshack or electronics store and spray it into all the tube sockets. I suspect its just dirty tube sockets.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 418
Posted By bustapr
ironheart not "ballsy" enough for those...

ironheart not "ballsy" enough for those bands? hard to believe. Though the ht100 is a badass amp, Id suggest you go for an american voiced amp for these bands. AMS has a regular 6505 for $800. Its...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 552
Posted By bustapr
He was being polite dude. If someone...

He was being polite dude. If someone knowledgeable tries to correct you on a misconception just chill, sit back, and learn. Learning from doubts and mistakes is one of the main parts of this forum....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 279
Posted By bustapr
one more thing. if you have a mustang 4, then you...

one more thing. if you have a mustang 4, then you should get a good if not decent metal tone straight from the amp. the metal 2000 model is really good. If your running the ds-1 through an distorted...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 279
Posted By bustapr
if youre looking for some high gain type of...

if youre looking for some high gain type of preamp sound, I suggest taking a look at the Wampler SLOstortion. By the gods that thing sounds like a real SLO.

But in all seriousness, you should...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 552
Posted By bustapr
ew I made a mistake there. Mixed a bunch a of the...

ew I made a mistake there. Mixed a bunch a of the max power rating of tubes and ended up spewing vast amounts of dung through my keyboard. Disregard what i said while I go sit int he corner...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-27-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By bustapr
you could simply just not play the note on the A...

you could simply just not play the note on the A string. That note is an E which will be drowned out by the lower E on the low E string. Shouldn't make much of a difference in the sound if you simply...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By bustapr
Probably tightened the pot so hard that the pot...

Probably tightened the pot so hard that the pot itself started to turn and pull on the wires.

another guess which is what happens to me when I get really low output is the selector switch. I have...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 552
Posted By bustapr
100W is always going to be louder than 50W when...

100W is always going to be louder than 50W when it comes to guitar amps. If you put them through the same speaker, the 100W WILL sound louder. Of course there are some things that might make a 50W...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 581
Posted By bustapr
A tubescreamer seems like a good option. Just...

A tubescreamer seems like a good option. Just turn the drive all the way down and adjust the volume to get the wanted clean boost. add some drive if you want to add or change character of the tone.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By bustapr
i used to picking with just my wrist, but after...

i used to picking with just my wrist, but after seeing Takayoshi Ohmura play, Ive since converted to the circle picking club. I play fast, somewhat accurate, and clean with plenty of attack. Its...
Forum: Recordings 10-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 193
Posted By bustapr
the more expensive ones have a pad. You dont want...

the more expensive ones have a pad. You dont want an interface without one or else you will be dealing with too high a signal that clips or too low a signal thats weak. With an interface, ideally,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-20-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By bustapr
means that if all your looking for is a great...

means that if all your looking for is a great metal sound, then this amp is great. cleans arent the prettiest though. I just checked the price on these amps. I sort of remember them being more...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By bustapr
Most bands in this genre record or play live...

Most bands in this genre record or play live either with a line 6 pod pedal or with a 6505 amp. its become sort of a cliche, at least in my area, that everyone has to have one of those...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 202
Posted By bustapr
remember that if you want to keep the lead tone...

remember that if you want to keep the lead tone as is but change the clean tone, you should ONLY change v6 and maybe the PI tube which I believe is V4. V6 is the clean input and the only tube that is...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-20-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 202
Posted By bustapr
the very first tube on the amp is v6 which is the...

the very first tube on the amp is v6 which is the input for the clean channel. If you switch that out for a 12AY7, then you should get more headroom in cleans. there are other tubes you can use, all...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-20-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By bustapr
this should be how to wire...

this should be how to wire it:

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag115/bustapr/parallel212_zps1ef2d905.png


if you insert a jack into the socket, youll see that the 2 metal contacts on the top...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-19-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By bustapr
no real clue why you would want to slave a 100W...

no real clue why you would want to slave a 100W marshall into another 100w poweramp. if your adamant on doing this, you should probably get a dummy load for the preamp-amp (you can build one easy for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-18-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By bustapr
power output doesnt really matter in a guitar cab...

power output doesnt really matter in a guitar cab so long as it doesnt surpass the speaker rating. A 5w could run a 412 just as easily as a 50W or 100W so long as the speakers can handle the juice. A...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By bustapr
take a pencil and lightly tap each tube while the...

take a pencil and lightly tap each tube while the amp is on. does anything change when you tap them?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By bustapr
you only really need to bias power tubes when...

you only really need to bias power tubes when your switching them out for some other type of tube. Since youre eyeing an el34 set, you could just plug and play without a problem. But again to your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-17-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By bustapr
try taking a pencil and tapping each tube...

try taking a pencil and tapping each tube slightly while its on. if it makes a ringing sound, then replace that tube. If a power tube is damaged, it will make a deepish sound. If no ringing is heard...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-17-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By bustapr
I believe the original "brown sound"...

I believe the original "brown sound" was achieved running a marshall plexi at 80-90V using a variac. Well at least thats what Michael Soldano said. Has anyone ever tried something like this?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-16-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By bustapr
One thing you might want to consider is that...

One thing you might want to consider is that ac15vr has no fx loop. It does have a reverb built in, but people have described it as meh. the JC has fx loop, but no built in reverb.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-16-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By bustapr
like I said, Ive no clue what type of switch it...

like I said, Ive no clue what type of switch it is, but in the case that it is a momentary switch:

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag115/bustapr/pedal_zpsc4310220.png
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By bustapr
if that is a momentary switch, I imagine you...

if that is a momentary switch, I imagine you could use a momentary spst footswitch to make a pedal. connect your switch in parallel to the amp switch and your all set.

or you could step on the amp...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-15-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By bustapr
try panamaguitars.com the 2x12 cabs start at...

try panamaguitars.com

the 2x12 cabs start at $200USD and are just about the purtiest cabs you will ever see in your life. they have a range of aged or custom speakers. They are this affordable...
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