#1
with the right pedal or something like that, can a Peavey 6505 combo amp get really good cleans? Or is it more of less a pure metal amp

thanks!
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Not really. The 6505+ has SLIGHTLY better cleans than the 6505, but they're still pretty horrible.

Throwing a good chorus pedal in front of it will make it sound a TINY bit better, but that's only if you're going for that kind of sound.
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#4
Ya, thats what i figured. And ya, if you want a good clean amp, buy one meant for cleans, not straight up in your face metal.
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#5
The other week i saw you advising someone that the 6505 had the best cleans you'd ever heard in the price range...
#6
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The other week i saw you advising someone that the 6505 had the best cleans you'd ever heard in the price range...



lol i've never once EVER recommended a 6505 for cleans. I've recommended it for metal and whatnot, but not cleans.
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#7
aah i remember you.........
YOU AGAIN!!!!!
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Quote by VintageAmigo
lol i've never once EVER recommended a 6505 for cleans. I've recommended it for metal and whatnot, but not cleans.


Quote by VintageAmigo
...the 6505 easily has one of the best cleans i've ever heard for the best price...




Also you've made like two threads today that could just go in that original MASSIVe tube amp post.
#9
if i remember right, you also posted in that thread angus, and if i remember right....that ENTIRE thread was just pure sarcasm, i believe someone recommended Paperjamz to the poor guy
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ah ha...haha...either help me, or dont...simple as that
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#11
It can do cleans, but they arent the best.

More than usuable though.

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#12
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if i remember right, you also posted in that thread angus, and if i remember right....that ENTIRE thread was just pure sarcasm, i believe someone recommended Paperjamz to the poor guy



link?
#13
Stop making threads.
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#14
Well I found the thread, and there were no paperjamz recommendations. I want my 5 minutes back.

Still a funny as fuck thread though.

"sup guise i wanna 1950s fender with two channels and built in fx"

i almost crapped my pants laughing.
#15
I have been actively posting on this site for 4 years and 6 months, and over that ENTIRE period, I made 25 threads.


You have been posting for less than a month (April 11, 2011 join date), and you have made 28 threads.

STOP MAKING THREADS!!!!!!
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#16
It's not the best at cleans, but can be acceptable. I run a Boss Chorus pedal through mine, with the "effect" kind of dialed down, so it's just got a little more "shimmer" to it and it's honestly not bad, especially through the neck pickup.

I've found that when I want to have decent cleans, I use the neck pickup (Epi Les Paul), and I leave the gain at around 5 or 6 on the Rhythm/Clean channel, and just play softly. It sounds pretty good that way, actually. But the minute I pick a little too hard, it starts to break up a little. It's a subtlety thing.

It also sounds better with reverb. I find the stock Reverb to be almost entirely useless, as you really can't hear it until it's almost all the way up. I'm planning to get a reverb pedal too; and that might be an even better way to improve the cleans on a 6505+.

You just have to ask yourself: Do I need the cleans to perfect? Because the 6505+ does an excellent job of face-melting on the lead channel - it's hard to beat, in fact.
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#17
it can do cleans very well, if you know how to EQ and have half decent pickups. a few pedals really help too

I have a 59 in the neck, and use that in combination with a Holy Grail Reverb and Carbon Copy Delay, and really like the clean tone I get!

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#18
@Naked
bcrich5000 and vintageamigo are two accounts used by the same granny
and i was the one who reccomended paperjamz to them check just search paperjams not jamz btw in the searchbox
paperjamz are used by paul gilbert for those who dont know,he's my god
so i to paperjamz
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#20
I actually like the cleans now. I thought they sucked at first. It's ALL about EQing. The 6505 is one of those amps where you can't just dial in a tone in 30 seconds. It takes a lot of tweaking.

I've managed to get a good clean tone on my 5150. If that's possible, then it's for damn sure possible on a 6505+/5150 II.
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#21
i liked the cleans on the 6505 i tested
more than the marshall TSL 100..
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#22
The other guitarist in my band has the 6505+ and its okay, but my 5150 combo blows it away on cleans and since i retubbed it a few weeks ago the gain channel sounds better imo. the 6505+ is a title hissy for me. We use fairly similar guitars as he uses an ec-1000
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#23
Quote by New_Crisis
it can do cleans very well, if you know how to EQ and have half decent pickups. a few pedals really help too

I have a 59 in the neck, and use that in combination with a Holy Grail Reverb and Carbon Copy Delay, and really like the clean tone I get!



+1^^ If you want fender cleans get a fender and a/b or just record with it. For live im sure the Peavey wont be that bad.
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Quote by Gundamnitpete
I have been actively posting on this site for 4 years and 6 months, and over that ENTIRE period, I made 25 threads.


You have been posting for less than a month (April 11, 2011 join date), and you have made 28 threads.

STOP MAKING THREADS!!!!!!



As i said to Deepsal or whatever his name is....either help or dont post...
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Quote by NakedInTheRain
Well I found the thread, and there were no paperjamz recommendations. I want my 5 minutes back.

Still a funny as fuck thread though.

"sup guise i wanna 1950s fender with two channels and built in fx"

i almost crapped my pants laughing.



lol, as i said...it was pretty much a horrible thread to begin with...the poor fella didnt know what he was talking about AT ALL...
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Quote by deepsal
@Naked
bcrich5000 and vintageamigo are two accounts used by the same granny
and i was the one who reccomended paperjamz to them check just search paperjams not jamz btw in the searchbox
paperjamz are used by paul gilbert for those who dont know,he's my god
so i to paperjamz



ok...i dont know how many times i've had to tell people...especially dumbf*cks like yourself...but BC RICH is my brother....i went off on some guy on some thread telling him my whole life story...do i need to tell it to you?
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Quote by VintageAmigo
As i said to Deepsal or whatever his name is....either help or dont post...


You've been helped. Stop Making threads.
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#28
Peavey 6505+ cleans using EMG's (85/85).


(first part is cleans, second part is dirty)

settings are said about halfway through the clip


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#29
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Not really. The 6505+ has SLIGHTLY better cleans than the 6505, but they're still pretty horrible.

Then you have absolutely no idea how to work either of those amps if you think the cleans are horrible

The cleans on the 5150/6505 aren't the greatest, but certainly usable, and much better than most people give them credit for. You just have to learn how to use the EQ and channel settings to your advantage.

The 5150 II/6505+ is a completely different story, as long as you're not running super high output pickups, the clean channel on that amp can really sing.
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#30
Go play the ****ing amp. It's not like 6505s are some rare unobtainium. Every single GC everywhere has at least one.
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#31
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*Reported*
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#33
"Usable" isn't really acceptable to me. I don't even think it's a compliment. I'm not a fan, and it's not because I don't know how to use the EQ.

Just referring to the clean channel here.. before someone takes this post personally.
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#34
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*Reported*



if it helps, i reported you too
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#35
and you guys dont realize, i live like 4 hours away from a Guitar Center...its not like i can walk out of my house and 3 blocks away is a pawn shop, a guitar center and a local music store
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