Steve Vai`s lunchbox..........

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  1. newi123

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    http://www.carvinworld.com/guitaramps/legacy3series.php

    Interesting that with the new Legacy 3 Mr Vai seems to be making a bold statement that his lunchbox is bigger than everyone else's............ I guess thats rock stars for you!

    No price, but cool features and the vid sound really good - much as you would expect.

    So this or Mesa Mini Recto? - my choice just got harder. :omg
     
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    His tone from when he started using the Legacies is definitely very different from his pre-Legacy days. The Legacies are much smoother, creamier, less in your face, darker. They sound good on albums, but I think that a bit too much treble gets lost live. It sounds like he's playing behind a curtain.
     
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    The price is $900.
     
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    If he does he's not using it by the tone he gets...

    Lloyd
     
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    I didn't expect it to be 100 watts. Somehow I bet these will get dropped by some dummy, even tho they're so small... :D

    The demo sounds really processed. I'd prefer to hear it plugged straight in.
     
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    Agreed. Via gets good tone.
     
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    From what I've heard via YT it's the Vai Carvin 3 by a LONG shot.

    Really versitile, 100w, fairly small and great sounding...and it's very affordable...did I mention it has verb and midi too?
     
  8. newi123

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    Kind of my thoughts too - and if it really is $900 seems a bargain........ there are guys on here contemplating paying $1k for a 1 watt Marshall don't cha know..........

    BTW - we don't get much Carvin in the UK - what's reliability like?
     
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  10. OrganicTimbre

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    I mean, "too much treble gets lost", meaning they do not have enough treble. I see how the wording can be confusing.
     
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    Oh **** off, it's been over 10 years, get over yourselves!
     
  12. Zero G

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    I didn't get that impression at all when I saw him live a few times. His tone was always very clear and bright to me...almost too bright and piercing at times.
     
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    You must be onto something, my drummer actually asked me if Vai's live sound could pass for decent, or even adequate tone!
     

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