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  1. Fixxxer

    Am I the only person on Earth that cannot bond with Mesa amps?

    Mesa boogies for me are my favorite amps, specifically the Rectifier series. I own a 94 trem-o-verb. That amp is great. I get really nice bluesy tones in the first channel as well as a killer clean, and the second channel is a great modern tone. To me, i'd put it up against any gain channel...
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    Road KING SWOOSHING Sounds

    Hey Gang - took a little break from playing, and now dusting off my gear. My road King sounds absolutely MEAN AND NASTY as it should. What I'm experiencing is as follows: Its dead silent on channels one and two. They are set to tweed and fat respectively. On Channel 3 (Modern) and Channel...
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    James Tyler Guitar Options - Help

    Hey guys, I'm looking hard at the Tyler Studio Elites and Burning waters. I can see on the website they offer a lot of options, but what is the "stock" Tyler build? From what I can tell the difference from the burning water and the studio elite HD is the paint job. Also, any pickup...
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    Tyler Guitar - Boost Option

    Thanks guys, appreciate the feedback.
  5. Fixxxer

    Tyler Guitar - Boost Option

    Hey Everyone, I've been looking at Tyler Guitars and really REALLY like the feel of the necks. I was messing around with one of the Studio Elites, and it came with a built in boost. For the Tyler owners out there that have this, do you use it and find it functional? For the Tyler owners...
  6. Fixxxer

    Favorite compressor and why?

    Diamond. I leave it on, and its awesome.
  7. Fixxxer

    Diamond's Customer Service

    Refreshing company. Met the owner at the Maken Music Tonefest in 06. Nicest guy ever! and they make killer stuff.
  8. Fixxxer

    Men, have you ever had an unbelievable experience with a tube?

    I disagree with this one. In my roadster I can tell and in my old dual recs I can tell as well. When I had the RK v 1 you could definitely mix the sound and hear a difference. That said its still a mesa voicing but you could tell the difference from a 6L6. From what I remember mesa...
  9. Fixxxer

    Men, have you ever had an unbelievable experience with a tube?

    I play les Paul's too. So I'm doomed.
  10. Fixxxer

    Men, have you ever had an unbelievable experience with a tube?

    I play Mesa's so I don't know what good tone is. That said, No. The Mesa tubes are just fine to me. Discuss.
  11. Fixxxer

    can active pickups be converted to passive???

    just buy a new set of pickups, no need to do this.
  12. Fixxxer

    Mesa Boogie out of GC?

    I was told today from a manger at guitar center that Mesa is indeed pulling out. Rumored that its a dispute (shock) over the pedal distribution / stocking. Mesa wanted them to stock / pre pay for a bunch of pedals, and guitar center felt differently. That combined with the overall financial...
  13. Fixxxer

    2012 LP ID Help Please!

    Gibson has shipped guitars in the past with different knobs. I would not get hung up on this. Looks like a great guitar! Good luck
  14. Fixxxer

    compressor placement?

    I like comp -> wah ->chorus -> delay If I use an OD It would go: I like comp -> OD -> wah ->chorus -> delay
  15. Fixxxer

    Is this LP fake or just Gibson's quality?

    If page owned it, people would be paying big money for that F up.
  16. Fixxxer

    High gain marshall style users

    Agree, You should try V30's mixed with GT 30's
  17. Fixxxer

    Seavall-Rebuilt Scumback M75-LHDC-HP Rocks!

    Holla at your boy!!!!!!!
  18. Fixxxer

    What is it about Mesa Boogie Amps?

    For me the boogies sound like a high gain amp should sound in my head. not to tight, not too loose, not too saturated but just right. I will say this. The knobs do work, so little turns yield different results. If you knock a knob, it may take some time to dial back in if they are not...
  19. Fixxxer

    Joe Perry's rig.

    Anyone have the pedalboard shots?
  20. Fixxxer

    2x12 Cab for a Mesa Roadster... Lets talk

    Get a mills with V30's or a Bogner OS 2x12 with V30's or v30 / G12H combo.
  21. Fixxxer

    Has anyone ditched the Axe-FX to go back to tubes??? Share your stories here.

    The best I have ever heard the Axe FX, was when it was demo'd by a U2 Tribute band guitarist. It was disgusting how perfect it was for that. That said, If your not an FX junkie and hate to tweak, odds are you have what you need. I found myself wanting it to sound like my Mesa boogie, so why...
  22. Fixxxer

    *Sigh. I think my Mark V is too much for me.

    :peenut Here is the thing, The MArk V has a library o GREAT tones, and yes you need to work for them. The pedal thing is fine, but I'm personally happier with less pedals and a good amp.
  23. Fixxxer

    Want more huge sounding humbuckers

    Check out the Wolfetone marshallheads or the WCR Godwoods.
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