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    Guitar Pro 6 tab files for Metallica, Satriani, Vai and Eric Johnson

    Check out Ben Eller's video on Disposable Heroes.. I have to confess on that specifc tab the one I had already was already pretty good and I more or less just geeked out on tweaking the tone and pretending that I was in the Metallica studios dialling the "mix". I didn't go through note for note...
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    Is the CAGED system necessary- or even useful- for my goals?

    If you're not sure about it.. there's so many easy resources online that are free in order to "dabble around" a bit.. and then find out what works for you. Before going indepth.. It's really only a question you can answer for yourself (with experience of each one).. they all have benefits and...
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    Guitar Pro 6 tab files for Metallica, Satriani, Vai and Eric Johnson

    I've received some PM's over the last 12 months and decided to reupload the link, this time including a few new songs that I've done since then. Instead of posting the link via PM, I'll post it here so everyone can see it. It's a zip file with 8 GPX tabs for Guitar Pro 6. If you don't have...
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    AX8 - Headrush - Helix - HD500X - Shootout

    Technically, you are right. But I still got something out of part 1, the only thing lacking is the results. If he wanted to go back and rerecord them, and use high quality mp3's or FLAC, running them through a normal guitar signal and post them here I wouldn't complain. But I was still able to...
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    AX8 - Headrush - Helix - HD500X - Shootout

    The OP dialled them in differently in order to compensate, so that they would sound the same. So not sure why you are mentioning that because it goes against your point. He did that, and they still sound different. It terms of the whole arguing about what one person hears over another.. I've...
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    AX8 - Headrush - Helix - HD500X - Shootout

    That's the point. When everything is on 12, of course they will sound different. But when you compensate those settings and try to dial them in to sound the same.. and they STILL sound different.. that's when the shootout is actually letting you hear the actual differences.. because those...
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    AX8 - Headrush - Helix - HD500X - Shootout

    But it's the same for all 4 units, therefore.. for comparisons sake it still works. It's not ideal and I don't like any of the tones that much (they are ok), but for comparisons sake, the differences between them are still noticeable. So I'm not sure where the problem is.. other than being OCD...
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    AX8 - Headrush - Helix - HD500X - Shootout

    Speak for yourself. Just because one person requires eye glasses doesn't mean that everyone does. I'm 35 and have never needed eyeglasses, where as other people out there have needed them since 8 years old or even younger. I can't say if I've correctly labelled these as the right unit (I...
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    AX8 - Headrush - Helix - HD500X - Shootout

    edit - thoughts on part 1 of the shootout I hope that #1 is the HD500, I really didn't like it and I thought it sounded bad. Not necessarily the EQ but the whole vibe/feeling of listening to it. I don't know how to describe the feeling other than low fi and outdated and less natural. I'm...
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    Anyone been over to the Fender Forum?

    Not trying to be mean or hurt anyone's feelings.. but the idea of someone sitting around and waiting for 7 years for their Mustang to reach the promised land.. like waiting for a long lost lover to return.. when the amp is a Fender Mustang I or Mustang III, has got to be one of the most pathetic...
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    Anyone been over to the Fender Forum?

    Exactly. So the Fender forum seems like it's full of guys who buy a hundred dollar amp (or the few hundred dollar higher models), that's already been updated six years after it's initial release.. but they are mad because they expected that over 30 years it will turn into an Axe FX? And now...
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    Dialing in your tones... where? when?

    Over time you should be able to find some general guidelines as a blanket rule that gets you in the ballpark in terms of how the EQ changes, gain levels etc. Maybe the fine tuning wouldn't affect your bandmates so much, if it's brief. I haven't had to do this in a while but by memory, cutting...
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    New HeadRush Pedalboard

    Can you go into more detail about the switching problem/annoyance you had? There's no gap but there's something undesirable about how it switches? Is it the time that it takes, or the sound that it makes when in the 'in between' phase? Is it faster than regular preset switching for Helix/Ax...
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    Comfortably numb - live cover with Axe-Fx II/AX8/Helix

    Great song, great playing, great tone.. nothing else needs to be said.
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    Suhr Badger 18 vs Fractal Badger 18 Emulation

    Thanks guys. Lots of good ideas there. I likely wouldn't know how much CPU I would use until actually using the unit, but I also like to plan ahead for worst case scenarios. More is always better and is one less thing to worry about but I've never been a dual amp and 10 pedals kind of person...