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Old 04-21-2006, 07:23 PM   #61
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Does anyone know the exact cymbals Blake used for Alaska?
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Old 05-03-2006, 02:46 AM   #62
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This isn't about gear per se, but when playing scales at a moderate speed, to keep the non-played strings from ringing does one mute with the palm or fretting hand?
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:21 AM   #63
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A bit o' both.
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Old 05-03-2006, 12:44 PM   #64
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I guess it depends on your right hand technique.
People that usually anchor their hand use mostly their palm and a bit of their fret hand.
If you have a floating hand, then that basically eliminates any palm action.
Unless you want to make things harder for yourself.

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Old 05-03-2006, 12:48 PM   #65
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Old 05-15-2006, 06:28 PM   #66
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I guess this would be the place to put this:

My drummer wants to get a electric kit for home practice and shit, and Neither of us really know shit about them. Any recommendations or advice or anything?
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Old 05-24-2006, 02:58 PM   #67
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Old 06-09-2006, 11:10 PM   #68
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Couple Questions:

Whats a good alternative to the Spector ns5xl? Friend of mine has it, I love its style, and need a five string, but dont have 5 grand.


Also, Is a 810BLX backline series gallien kruger bass cab worth it? Anything worth my time more and costs less? Id personally rather something small and mic it but Im not sure. I play a lot of small venues with my measley band and dont usually dont get the opportunity to mic. Head suggestions?

Thanks for your time
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Old 06-14-2006, 07:21 PM   #69
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does anyone know a good manufacturer of 6l6 tubes that i can get at guitar center?

how much do they cost and how much to put them in?
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Old 06-20-2006, 03:26 PM   #70
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mine is all pawn shop junk and hand-me-downs:
the middle grade Jackson randy rhoads guitar
ibanez rg270dx
1968 fender champ, fuck you guys and your big fancy heads and cabs
electro-harmonix Big Muff Pi
some DOD compressor
the cheapest korg multi-effects pedal
EDIT: and a messed up danelectro milkshake. sometimes it will have the normal boring jangly sound, and sometimes it will have this completely fucked up sounding distorted sound and delay that is awesome

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Old 06-21-2006, 04:14 AM   #71
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Who knows anything about ENGL cabs? I'm already saving up for a Powerball, but I don't have my mind made up as far as cabs go. And what would be the benefits of straight versus slanted for any kind of cabs?
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Old 06-21-2006, 05:43 AM   #72
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Don't think I ever mentioned this, I bought this incredibly sweet classical at the beginning of the month:


Only $300, it sounds decent and plays really, really well. And it's electric!

Annnd I just realised there's a whole bunch of unanswered questions in this thread, haha. I'll get to them tomorrow.

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Old 06-21-2006, 06:43 AM   #73
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I definitely didn't think your classical looked like that. I thought it looked exactly like an electric guitar, only made for nylon strings.
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Old 06-21-2006, 03:10 PM   #74
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Old 06-26-2006, 01:11 PM   #75
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<3Mah shit...

ibanez s1625 w/ EMGs
dual racktifier
korg rackmount tuner
furman pc
mesa standard 4x12 cab
marshall 4x12 cab
boss super chorus
boss noise supressor
boss reverb RV-5
ibanez tube screamer re-issue
mesa footswitch
monster cables
gator case for the rack

I want to get a GCX for my rack and a Ground Control so I wont have to deal with my messy pedalboard anymore. Shall be most bodacious. I want a Rocktron Hush Super C too...
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Old 06-27-2006, 05:53 PM   #76
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ok first post and its gonna be a question :sad:

ok i was thinking bout buying the triple rec cause of all the good stuff ive heard about it. should i go with the head or the rackmount? and what else would i need with the rackmount cause i dont know jack about em.

current shit ltd

ec400 emg 81/ 85
berhenger cab (forgot model name) slanted
marshallhdfx100 head
.88 tortex jazz picks
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Old 06-27-2006, 06:00 PM   #77
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Save $100 and get a Powerball.
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Old 06-27-2006, 06:05 PM   #78
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then after that get a new cab and sell all the other shitty gear.
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Old 06-27-2006, 06:07 PM   #79
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I like the Marshall 1960A Lead cabinet personally. Or Orange if you can afford it.

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Old 06-27-2006, 06:57 PM   #80
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ok first post and its gonna be a question :sad:

ok i was thinking bout buying the triple rec cause of all the good stuff ive heard about it. should i go with the head or the rackmount? and what else would i need with the rackmount cause i dont know jack about em.

current shit ltd

ec400 emg 81/ 85
berhenger cab (forgot model name) slanted
marshallhdfx100 head
.88 tortex jazz picks
daddario .11 -.49
marshall footswitch

...Get a Dual Rectifier rackmount off eBay if you can find one. The only thing you might need for the rackmount version is a rack case... Look a couple posts up to see my racktifier.
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Old 06-27-2006, 09:06 PM   #81
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...Get a Dual Rectifier rackmount off eBay if you can find one. The only thing you might need for the rackmount version is a rack case... Look a couple posts up to see my racktifier.

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Save $100 and get a Powerball.

shit

ive heard only good things about both of these i dunno what to do.... i wish i could try em out but sam ass near me doesnt have either and i dont think the guitar center does either.
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Old 06-29-2006, 04:59 PM   #82
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The mesa has more "open" tone for rock and shit... very rich chording for stuff like Agalloch and Envy that needs that open sound. But if you try playing technical metal with it, does NOT get the job done imo. Too loose of a response, gets muddy as fuck when you start muting. The powerball is tighter than a twelve year old and roars like a beast - if you wanna hear samples of ENGL's, listen: http://www.rocksolidamps.com/sounds.php
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Old 06-29-2006, 07:00 PM   #83
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Play lots of amps and make your own decision, don't go on what looks cool, price, or what the foolios on this board think. Because you'll just fuck yourself and your wallet.

Also, pickup/amp combinations are extremely important.
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Old 06-29-2006, 07:22 PM   #84
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Play lots of amps and make your own decision, don't go on what looks cool, price, or what the foolios on this board think. Because you'll just fuck yourself and your wallet.

Also, pickup/amp combinations are extremely important.
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Old 06-30-2006, 11:34 PM   #85
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i just played a peavey 6505 with a new s prestige the other day and it sounded so sweet. thats another one of my choives. and thanks everyone for the input.
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Old 06-30-2006, 11:44 PM   #86
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my prob is the music stores near me dont carry the powerball or mesa at all.

so i need opinions i want clear notes when doin solos and tech/prog riffs then balls to the wall face removing heay during breakdowns. but also clear chording. sorry if im pissing antone off im a newb. lol

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my prob is the music stores near me dont carry the powerball or mesa at all.

so i need opinions i want clear notes when doin solos and tech/prog riffs then balls to the wall face removing heay during breakdowns. but also clear chording. sorry if im pissing antone off im a newb. lol

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Don't look here for opinions, not trying to be a dick but the people here don't really understand the versatility of certain high end gear and think it can only make one kind of sound. www.harmonycentral.com can be a good place to check if you need reviews on gear.
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Old 07-01-2006, 02:46 PM   #88
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ok i was thinking bout buying the triple rec cause of all the good stuff ive heard about it. should i go with the head or the rackmount? and what else would i need with the rackmount cause i dont know jack about em.
I don't think there's a difference between a rackmount Mesa and a regular head, as far as circuitry is concerned...I don't think either of them sound different. So, if you want a rackmount head, then buy the rackmount haha.
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Old 07-06-2006, 10:16 PM   #89
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I normally use my Gibson SG Elegant... Iguana burst ofcourse :) And If I am doing sweeps I like using my ibanez, I find it easier to sweep and tap on that guitar.
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