Do you own a smartphone? How do you know whether it's microphone is on or off when you're not using it?
The Amazon Echo has two killer apps: as a music player and for shopping lists. I can be in the middle of cooking something and say "Alexa add olive oil" and it puts it on the shopping list...
Well I won't be playing for a while.. Did a dumb thing reaching for something high up and wearing my wedding ring which got hooked on something and...UGH!!!
Could have been worse - sometimes the finger can be unsavable. I needed a fracture set with pins, a vein graft, and a skin graft, done by...
+1 on Allen amps. I have the Accomplice Jr with the 35W transformer so it's basically a 35ib. Vibrolux Reverb with a raw control in a 1x10 grab and go combo, but no trem. Awesome amp, and I have trem pedals.
Not a Gibson answer, but go play with the custom body builder on Warmoth and you can view many different colors of burst. I love that site. Fun rabbit hole until you see the cost of what you've imagined.
Hot vs cold really depends on plate voltage not just current. My Allen is 420Vdc and I have the 6L6GCs biased around 38mA which is still below the 70% mark for plate dissipation. But I'm getting breakup at the levels I want it so it's good for me.
I still can't get over how good Robert Cray sounded live with his pair of Matchless amps (Clubman heads). As far as I could tell he was running stereo and almost never had effects on, and I totally LOVE his clean tone, but a couple of times he had something shimmery and stereo going on and it...
Spent some more time yesterday with the push-push volume pot on my G&L Legacy and man does it sound like a Tele. It's great! Wish I'd done that 20 years ago on my Strat.
But for sure it's not going to mean my ASAT's sit unused.