Line 6 2.6 Model Packs

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  1. patrick2099

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    What are people's thoughts on the new models so far? I am especially interested in the new JCM800.
     
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    psych Member

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    I am interested too but they don't seem to have posted a demo video. Its just as well because Paul Hindmarsh could make a peavey bandit sound great and I would want to buy that too.
     
  3. mvanslooten

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    Not to mention Sean Halley. He is insanely versatile.
     
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    Some guy put a 5150 demo up on YouTube, sorry can't link it
     
  5. Tarkus

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    I've spent maybe 45 minutes noodleing through them. They look promising. JCM has much more gain than previous model.
     
  6. Gasp100

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    Is the 2.6 firmware going to be available to standard HD500 users relatively soon?
     
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    Yes. I don't know when exactly, but the firmwear guys and QA are super busy making sure there's nothing wrong..

    Should be pretty dang soon.

    Cheers!
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  8. CowTipton

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    I bought the whole bundle.

    Pete Anderson model is my favorite so far.
    New JCM800 2204 sounds cool, I tend to lower the gain to get an AC/DC type sound.
    Big Bottom and Variac'd Plexi are very cool.
    The Bogner Shiva sounds very similar to the Dr.Z with my typical setup. I may need to tweak it more to get a more unique sound.

    I haven't dug into the other models very much as of yet.
     
  9. Plague Dog

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    can i get these models for the FX100 or are these HD only?
     
  10. Deuterium

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    Hmm, not sure if you are kidding in regards to the Peavey Bandit? It doesn't take a professional guitarist to make a Peavey Bandit sound great. It is a TransTube-based amp, after all, and has been one of the very best sounding, all analog, solid-state small combo amps for many years.
     
  11. patrick2099

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    Thanks everyone. Maybe I'll pick it up this weekend, when I have more time to mess around with it. I am really hoping to see some videos of the new JCM800, with a little less gain than what I have seen so far before buying it, though.
     
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    Jon Spence makes an old Peavey Bandit 65 from the 80s sound cool, even if it's not "tonally classic."

    http://otherbandsstuff.com/post/41411229184/jon-spencer-blues-explosion-1-19-13

    I have a soft spot for old SS Peaveys because they were everywhere when I was growing up. Peavey was a rite of passage, in a way.

    Cheers!
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    I have now lived long enough to see both the Peavey bandit and the Pod ver 1 become vintage.

    I have now, no-sh!t, officially, seen everything.
     
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    Not to mention a transtube Bandit makes a very good sounding power amp for modelers. It even bests a few tube power amps I've tried.
     
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    I get his point about Paul Hindmarsh though. Not only could he make a Peavey Bandit sound like the world's greatest amp, he could do it using the one-string guitar Jack White made in "It Might Get Loud."

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    Looks like a few new (to me) demos are up. Not sure if these have been posted before, but I missed them if they did.

    An improv using the Pete Anderson Custom


    And a djenty 5150 demo
     
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    Actually just saw two more new to me ones. Both are on the heavy side of things:

    Remastered JCM800


    And another 5150:
     
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    Yup, I'm excited to try the vintage pack - from the demo of the Pete Anderson, it seems like I might have a couple new go-to amps.
     
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    Yeah. I even felt remorse I had sold my TT Bandit LOL
     
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    Metal metal metal *yawn*
     

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