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a "non" dumble sighting at the Carlton Ford show

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by tonequest, Mar 9, 2008.

  1. tonequest

    tonequest Member

    Jan 14, 2002
    Pacific Northwest
    I just got back from the Carlton/Ford show in Seattle. Playing and tones were magnificent. Neither had their dumbles. Robben played a super reverb and a twin reverb, Zen drive, volume and wah. Carlton had 2 twins, his volume pedal, and another (assuming overdrive) pedal which I could not see due to a monitor.
    Both players sounded exactly like I have heard in the past IMO with their dumble rigs, which lends an edge to the "tone is in the hands" argument.

    Very enjoyable, albeit short show.
  2. yZe

    yZe Senior Member

    Jul 29, 2006
    Tampa, on the Territory of Florida (D.C. Free Zone
    I could be mistaken, but for any non-Cali show, they get backline rental stuff and spike it w/ a pedal
  3. zaguitart

    zaguitart Member

    Mar 11, 2006
    Carlton had a Zendrive, also. They didn't lack in tone.

    I've seen Carlton at Seattle's Jazz Alley...with his Dumbles'.
  4. ed84246

    ed84246 Member

    Jan 2, 2007
    Well, considering both were using Zendrives which emulate the Dumble tones and twins aren't exactly Peavey Bandits, I'd say the amps, pedals and guitars actually had more than a little to do with the tone besides their fingers.
  5. rh

    rh Robo Sapien Noise Maker Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2003
    New York, USA
    I think the BF Twin Reverb w/Jensen C12Ns is the best pedal platform ever made.

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