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Forum: Amps 05-29-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,485
Posted By V-Type
Re: Mesa Boogie F-30 | F-50 | F-100

The F 50 I played was a Great sounding amp and sweet at about 1/3 its total volume.
The 100 watter Black Shadow could take the whole load easy though and sounded Vintage as well as Modern.
I pushed...
Forum: The Pit 05-29-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,951
Posted By V-Type
Summertime. Any Car/Hot Rod folks around here?

I spent my Memorial weekend with my Family and we went too a cool Park downriver called Elizabeth Park in Trenton Mi. which has a truly Stunning view of the Detroit River/channels and Lake Erie....
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-10-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,047
Posted By V-Type
Re: how is your action low or high??

On my Jackson and Santana SE the low action feels right too me and they have the right amount of Snap and silly low action in general.
My Epiphone LP feels just right a bit higher than the the other...
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-08-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,447
Posted By V-Type
Re: The new Gibsons are here. Yikes.

The V Supreme is Perfect IMO. And the Double Cut looks stunning but I have a problem with the cheap little block inlays it has. Should have went with larger ones or full size Trap inlays.
The Rest...
Forum: Effects 03-08-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,528
Posted By V-Type
I think Im the only guy who likes to use the Phase........... A Lot.

Ive been playing around a lot with the order of effects both in front and in the loop of my amps. I have a real cool old Phasor MXR pedal that just adds so much mojo too the cleans and crunch's that...
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-08-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,447
Posted By V-Type
The new Gibsons are here. Yikes.

I saw a few of the new Gibson models do out this year and man they Do need to drug test at Gibson IMO. Not all are weird but some will leave you Wondering....
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-08-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 23,359
Posted By V-Type
Re: Pickup's-So many good ones out there. Whats in your Axe's?

The Duncan Designed can be Hit or Miss. But now and then you run across a DD that is above the norm. My Jackson DK2 had the DD 102 which is their JB equivalent. That pickup sounded dead on to the...
Forum: Forum advice and suggestions 03-07-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,098
Posted By V-Type
Re: GEAR-MONKEY IS BACK!

Cool. I checked a little earlier and each thread link took me to the home page but changed all the colors up.
Good to see you guys back up.
:2thumbups:
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-07-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,655
Posted By V-Type
Re: NGD with pics SX SST Floyd Rose OWL

Nice pic's. She looks like she's setup quite well.
At the price of the SX's how can you complain?
Between them and these new Xavieres Im Gassing.
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-07-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,099
Posted By V-Type
Re: What was your very first guitar?

My very first guitar was a 1975 Sears and Roebuck LP sunburst.
MIJ but was truly a piece of crap. I paid a whopping $89 for the guitar and its starter amp set. The 10 watt SS amp had a Made in...
Forum: Amps 03-05-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 24,401
Posted By V-Type
Re: Retardo amps pics thread......

Damn Juggernaut you are Crazy. But thats a Good thing.
My amps are B sides compared to those. Holy crap.
With all those neat toys how do you find time for Anything else?
I posted my amps in the...
Forum: Amps 03-05-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,226
Posted By V-Type
Tried a Mesa Maverick over the weekend.

I went too Elderly Instruments in Lansing over the weekend and tried some of their used amps. They had a Bogner XTC that was heavenly. But I truly fell in Love with the Mesa Maverick head and...
Forum: Effects 03-05-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,117
Posted By V-Type
Re: Anyone ever Use a Krank or Mesa Distortion Pedal?

I liked the V-Twin. It worked well with my JC120. It didnt turn it into a Recto at all. But did give me some nice F series and DC series type tones.
I traded it for the Soldano GTO which did have...
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-05-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,451
Posted By V-Type
Re: Best Guitar - Overall

From $300-$800.
Well Gibson has a couple of under $800 models that are pretty nice once setup. And Fender has their Hwy1's. But thats more the top of the limit.
I say Epiphone,Jackson,LTD and...
Forum: Music 03-05-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,562
Posted By V-Type
Re: Metallica

Im an old fart. I knew of Metallica in 1982. I was in the Marine Corps and Stationed in San Diego from 1983-1985 and saw them a couple times in San Fran and Anahiem. For their first 10 years they did...
Forum: Amps 03-05-2008, 02:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 15,070
Posted By V-Type
What was the first amp you ever bought?

My first bought amp was a mid 70's Crate combo that actually looked like a wood crate. The speaker blew the first month so the warranty covered a replacement which turned out too be a Fender stamped...
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-05-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,529
Posted By V-Type
Re: New Guitar Day!!!! Gutierrez Buddha

I like a lot of the Gutierrez guitars. Ive been watching their work for a few years on HCAF.
Price seems to be Great for what Custom work you get.
Youre newest one looks very discreet but I know...
Forum: Music 03-05-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,794
Posted By V-Type
Re: Guitarist Jeff Healey dies at 41

This guy was a Phenom. Blind, played amazing guitar licks, and played unconventionally.
Sadly he came out when Grunge ruled the world so he was somewhat overlooked by many. He will always be an...
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-04-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 23,359
Posted By V-Type
Pickup's-So many good ones out there. Whats in your Axe's?

Well I like to change pickups in almost every guitar Ive had. My first pickup swap was when I puchased a MIJ Strat in 79. The stockers were noisey and bland. I went with a Dimarzio Strat set that had...
Forum: Amps 03-04-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 65,087
Posted By V-Type
Re: The Official; Post pictures of your amp thread.

I dont have any pic's of the Laney yet. But here is some of the stuff I have and had recently. Pales in comparison to some of the earlier pics in this thread though....
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-04-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,944
Posted By V-Type
Re: Any Fender fans here?

Try a Gibson Nighthawk. I just got one, Fender scale 3 Pups closest I've seen to mix of Fender and Gibson.
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Those are killer guitars and quite rare. Funny I was looking through a 1982...
Forum: Electric Guitars 03-04-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,177
Posted By V-Type
Lets talk about those Jackson guitars. Fender and pre Fender.

Well a couple weeks back I traded my Bass and combo for my buds Jackson DXMG and a tube head.
Pretty good deal + my bud plays bass for me so it all works out. Ive owned 3 Jackson's in the mid to...
Forum: Amps 03-04-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 23,758
Posted By V-Type
Re: What is your favorite Solid State amp?

Theres plenty of good sounding SS amps these days.
I really dug the Warhead from Randall and the JC120 I had was a Standard for cleans.
The Peavey XXL also has a few nice tones too it and seems...
Forum: Music 03-04-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,528
Posted By V-Type
Allright folks: Lets talk your top 5 Metal/Hard Rock bands from the 80's.

Well I like pretty much anything but todays Rap and Boy bands. But when I play its always in the vein of the 80's Hard Rock /Metal more than anything.
So If you had too name youre top 5 Hard...
Forum: Amps 03-04-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,530
Posted By V-Type
Re: home brew 2X12

Hey some of the best stuff Ive ever had I made myself. Nice job on the cab.
Low cab cost means more Speaker money.
I actually lined the inside of one with that cheaper thin rubber sheet material at...
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