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Post by vvv » Fri Jan 16, 2015 1:23 pm

Just took delivery onna Ebog-bought Tiny Terror.

Hmmm. I have a jam at 6:00, I'll get home at 5:30 with just enuff time to pack and leave.

Good, tho'. My latest guitar-jamming buddy has been using a solid-state Marshall half-stack - sounds like gangrenous dog dick; I reckon I'll bring the TT for him tonight!
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Post by floid » Sun Jan 18, 2015 6:50 am

3 tascam 38's - two in nice shape, one of those recently serviced. 4 spare motors, 5 reels of tape, snakes, an m512, an m208, and an ampex tube pre project.
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Post by vvv » Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:07 pm

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I already had the guitar ...
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Post by jgimbel » Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:29 pm

My first foray into the world of analog synths, a Korg MS-20 Mini:

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And possibly my favorite acoustic guitar I've ever played, a Martin D-18:

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Post by Trick Fall » Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:50 pm

jgimbel wrote:My first foray into the world of analog synths, a Korg MS-20 Mini:

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And possibly my favorite acoustic guitar I've ever played, a Martin D-18:

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That Martin looks sweet and I bet it plays even better. Just got an RNC off a forum member. I don't have much experience with hardware compressors, but it seems pretty cool so far. I think I need something that's more obnoxious too though.

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Post by ubertar » Tue Feb 24, 2015 5:53 am

Just got a VHT Special 6 combo tube amp.

Point-to-point wiring, 6v6 and 12ax7. It has a blackface-style tone stack that can be bypassed for a more tweed-like sound. It has high and low (half) power settings, so you can play quietly and still get the tone you want, though I must say it sounds better and breaks up more on the high setting. Still, it's a useful and good thing.

Everything about it seems really high quality, with the exception of the Chinese tubes-- I replaced the 12ax7 with an RCA, and it went from, "this is nice", to "this is awesome!". RCA 6v6 is on its way.

Got it mildly used, for $150, but at $250 new I think these are a steal. That's less than you'd pay for a 5f1 kit, and this does more! Stands up well compared to my 57 Champ (not a reissue) but it's definitely a different sound-- more aggressive.

I looked at reviews online before deciding to buy... I don't think I've ever seen such overwhelmingly positive reviews for any piece of gear before. Looks like they've been making these since around 2010. I'm actually surprised these have been around that long... I don't see how there's much room for profit.

Anyway, I'd highly recommend this amp for recording or gigging without a drummer.
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Post by vvv » Tue Feb 24, 2015 1:52 pm

I was looking at that, and the Nightrain, and the little Blackstar.

You know, mebbe for replacing my mic addiction ...

I decided it and the Blackstar was just a little under-powered for me at this point, and I got a better price on the Terror than I could onna Nightrain, so ...

Now ya got me jonesin'*.

*jonesin': n., same as "sufferin' from G.A.S.'"
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Post by ubertar » Tue Feb 24, 2015 3:34 pm

Yeah, I thought it was a little weak at first, but replacing the tube made quite a difference. The tube I put in is an RCA 7025.
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Post by vvv » Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:46 pm

I like those 7025's, put 'em in my Pro,Jr. and M8E. Someone here sold me some last year, and a couple were RCA's, and I bought a couple more. They can be cool rolled in mic's, also.
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Post by Trick Fall » Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:37 pm

Picked up a ART Pro VLA II used from GC. Pretty cool so far. I've tried it on my vocals and on a mix I'm working on and it sounds good to me.

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Post by A.David.MacKinnon » Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:27 am

Just scored another AKG 224 with a second non-functioning one thrown in for parts. Super excited. These are hands down one of my favourite mics ever made.

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Post by Gregg Juke » Wed Feb 25, 2015 1:14 pm

>>>>They can be cool rolled in mic's, also.<<<<

With some fava beans and a nice chianti??? Fffffffff...

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Post by vvv » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:54 pm

:lol:

Gotsa be a vintage chianti ...
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Post by kslight » Sat Feb 28, 2015 11:16 am

Vowed that I don't really need anything this year, but I got my Subpac S2 (that I ordered on Black Friday) today, and a box of cords and such from Monoprice the other day.

I've only had this thing hooked up for a few minutes, so I can't make any fair judgements, other than it is a bit weird!

I bought it to use instead of a sub for mixing purposes.

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Post by rhythm ranch » Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:24 am

kslight wrote:...I got my Subpac S2 (that I ordered on Black Friday) today...

I've only had this thing hooked up for a few minutes, so I can't make any fair judgements, other than it is a bit weird!

I bought it to use instead of a sub for mixing purposes.
I'll be very interested to hear how mixes done on the Subpac translate. Please report back.

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