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  • Tom-B
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    @edukator I played through one of those in 2011/2012 when I was playing some live dnb/dubstep on bass….they’re monster cabs! I had a Genz Benz head and 2 112 Eden cabs for years as my bass rig….600w and hardly any weight at all!

    I might get around to posting some pics of my gear on here at some point.

    Edukator
    Free Member

    Now there’s encouragement. How many cabs can a man buy before his wife announces she wants another horse?

    Tom-B
    Free Member

    The Barefaced 112 bass cab on its own would be more than enough for you I reckon

    dyna-ti
    Full Member

    No singletrack theme tune ? 😕

    chiefgrooveguru
    Full Member

    “Didn’t realise we’d got muso royalty on here!”

    I shall not complain about this level of hyperbole! 😉

    But the below is true (in my totally biased opinion):

    “In case folks are unaware, Barefaced make probably the best guitar and bass cabs on the market today!”

    And yes, Watt is a legend! Re. horses, my wife and I still don’t have any at all, despite all the cabs – though my mother-in-law has a New Forest pony, which I’m not allowed to ride on account of being too big… The upside of cabs is you don’t have to feed them, muck them out or pay vet’s and farrier’s bills!

    eddiebaby
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    👍🏼

    eddiebaby
    Full Member

    Well my Ditto looper and MojoMojo overdrive arrived and running everything in 4 cable mode through the little amp it all sounds awesome.
    Sadly my foot has now locked solid thanks to the horsefly bite so loop timing can be a bit weird. Using the looper really makes you focus on timing if you don’t have a metronome running. A 12 bar is fine as is a 24 bar but much over that and without the influence of a drummer or bass player I find the tempo difference between the start of the loop and the end can be a bit jarring. Practice is the answer!

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    eddiebaby
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    Great. A week after my Looper arrives TC Electronic debut a new one, and very nice it is too. Seems to be priced at £99.

    eddiebaby
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    Anyone know what that pale blue guitar with Bigsby is?

    donkeysled
    Full Member

    I have a Korg Pandora PX4 that has gone haywire. Tried the default procedure to no avail.
    Contacted Korg who quoted circa £70 for repair which I find fair but between £35 and £70 return postage!
    I contacted UK repair helpline and assume repair is in UK.
    Anybody know a reputable repair service that can repair Korg?

    Tom-B
    Free Member

    @donkeysled whereabouts are you based? If you’re North Staffordshire /South Cheshire I could point you in the right direction

    chipps
    Full Member

    Thanks for that Ditto tip-off @eddiebaby – I already own two original Dittos, but I might need another. 😯

    Is that your TC setup then? How’s the Plethora? I was looking at them, but went for a Boss MS-3 for amp channel swapping duties.

    eddiebaby
    Full Member

    Plethora is pretty good as it stands but there is a lot more to be wrung out of it. The sounds are great but there are certain aspects of the deep editing that aren’t that automatic to me, especially some of the pitch functions. Reverbs and delays are stellar and I’m looking forward to the update that includes the Viscous Vibe plus a looper.
    Since I got my ditto though it’s been pretty much a case of just using an overdrive into a valve amp with a delay and the looper in the fx loop. A bit of Reverb on the amp is more than enough.
    I did set up a stereo rig last weekend and it sounded immense but not really appropriate for pub gig. It does record well.
    Have to say though the Looper has transformed how I play of an evening. It takes me down loads of little routes I wasn’t expecting.

    Edukator
    Free Member

    It’s a Baun Wingman, Eddie. I didn’t know but that’s what it says on it.

    eddiebaby
    Full Member

    Thanks, I must search it out. I think it looks pretty cool.

    eddiebaby
    Full Member

    Three grand PLUS shipping. Wowsers, you could get a lot of Strat for that kind of money.
    If I had a spare £3k I’d probably buy another bike.

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    chipps
    Full Member

    Ahh, yes, I remember looking up that Baun… The configurator tool is very cool…


    @eddie
    – I did go down the route of the TC G System with added Nova Drive (which was massive, and great, and massive) and then all the way back to a Flint and two drives, but I’m now creeping back up again. 🙂

    eddiebaby
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    Yep the Pletora sounds great but has the benefit of being tiny. Add on overdrive, the looper and my DT25 valve amp and I’m happy
    Except I really need to take my FRFR Stagesouce speaker and then the POD HS500X to switch ot all. So end up back at ‘just’ the amp and a couple bits. Happier jamming at home with just the looper into my little Yamaha THR10.

    donkeysled
    Full Member

    I’m in Reading Tom.
    Just realised my local independent music store has reopened so will ask in there. It’s such a great little device would be a shame not to get the t repaired.
    Cheers

    Tom-B
    Free Member

    Ah right, yeah not my neck of the woods sorry. Hope you get it sorted.

    My GAS has not been too bad this week…just bought a new slide….can’t seem to find any of mine!!

    Have put in offers on a Pro Reverb, JC120 and a Strat Plus though 😳

    Edit: I may have just bought a classical actually 😳

    eddiebaby
    Full Member

    Liking the shopping list.

    Tom-B
    Free Member

    Haha, my girlfriend isn’t!! 🤣

    I’ve never actually owned any of the above….had both a Strat Plus and Pro Reverb on loan before though and they’ve both been on the list for a while…people are asking mental prices at the minute though.

    If anyone happens to be driving from Southampton to Cheshire anytime soon please let know….I need to get this Classical home somehow!

    Edukator
    Free Member

    I’ve just picked up a Fender Kingman acoustic bass from my local music shop. It’s nicely set up, makes enough noise unplugged to sing along to and sounds very nice plugged in. I might have to fit some flat wound strings as slides are very noisy and just rolling fingers on the strings makes squeaking noises. I make a real clatter playing fast stuff, not a problem plugged in but unplugged there’s far too much percussive racket going on. I’m going to have to adapt my technique.

    Tom-B
    Free Member

    Not sure how familiar with flat wounds you are? They are awesome, but can take a bit of getting used to. They can feel fairly ‘stiff’ especially when new. Sound great on an acoustic bass though!

    Edukator
    Free Member

    I’ve never used them. “Stiff” isn’t very encouraging, I do quite a lot of hammer-ons, bending and pull-offs when I play. That’s the problem, hammer-on = clatter, bend = squeak, pull-off = more clatter and slide = screech. And it’s far more audible on the acoustic.

    AdamT
    Full Member

    I have some rotosound black nylon flatwounds on my fretless. I absolutely love them. They’re so smooth. It feels really different Vs the roundwounds on the fretted bass. Going back to the fretted feels so kinda agricultural.

    My fretless is Warwick/rockbass 5s Streamer, in black, with an un-lined ebony fingerboard. Black strings on this looks epic!

    eddiebaby
    Full Member

    Oooh pics please. Unless it is so ‘None more black” that is impossible to photograph.

    AdamT
    Full Member

    I have to warn you that it does have some silver hardware, but still looks very nice. Tempted to swap it out, but it’s not that cheap to do so. Pics coming up

    AdamT
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    Bass

    AdamT
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    strings

    AdamT
    Full Member

    Sorry about the fluff!!!

    RustySpanner
    Full Member

    Never apologise for a good fluff.

    Tom-B
    Free Member

    Nice! I used to use DR Black Beauties on my SR505….so coated round wounds….stopped buying them when I snapped a couple! £50 a set they were!

    eddiebaby
    Full Member

    That does look pretty special with that fingerboard.

    chiefgrooveguru
    Full Member

    That fretless looks wicked! I tried tapewounds on my ’87 Streamer, in the hope of making it an old school Larry Graham slap weapon, but they totally didn’t jive with it, made it so midrangey. That’s now awaiting some heavy stainless rounds once I put the new John East preamp in.

    I’ve actually been having bad thoughts this morning about adding a P-pickup to my StingRay, in front of the big humbucker – I really like the EMG P-pickup and I could run that on 18V and it would be in the exact right place for a Precision, and in white you’d barely notice it. The thought of messing with a brand new and expensive bass is a bit scary though!

    Started doing the youtube thing in the last few weeks, here’s the StingRay in action!

    Tom-B
    Free Member

    Don’t do it!!! But another P bass…. problem solved!!!

    AdamT
    Full Member

    Nice video. Interesting differences. I wanted to jump behind the drum kit and rock out!

    eddiebaby
    Full Member

    OK chaps, looking for a cheap (ca £100) condenser mic for general duties from acoustic stuff to miking my 25W valve amp because some days emulated speaker out doesn’t cut it.
    Looking at Rone and AKG. Anyone got any advice? Other than spend more, obviously.

    guitarhero
    Free Member

    @eddiebaby, Lewitt LCT240 pro

    Tom-B
    Free Member

    Rode NT1’s used to be the best bet at that price point. I’ve heard that the new ones are not as good though.

    Personally I’d not be looking at a condenser in the first instance to mic a guitar amp. Sennheiser e906 and 609 have long been my favourite both a live and in the studio, followed by a 421 and of course a Shure SM57.

    Actually an AKG C1000s would be a good bet, especially for acoustic. Brand new will be over £10 under budget.

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