Random Pics of Your Rig

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment' started by Michael, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. pylyo

    pylyo SS.org Regular

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  2. InCasinoOut

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    Technically not part of the guitar rig, but I got this Marshall bluetooth speaker as an early birthday present from my girlfriend and parents, and it blends in nicely with the rest of my stuff!
     
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    Nitrobattery SS.org Regular

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    As I'm sure you guys can relate, things are always changing. Here's what it is today.
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  4. LiveOVErdrive

    LiveOVErdrive CNC hack

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    My new Itty bitty rig

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    Found out about this quilter just recently. Same principle as the EHX 44 Magnum (little power amp that fits on your pedal board) except it is cheaper and has some on-board tone controls. Decided it would be a good power amp to use when fooling with diy pedals so I picked one up.

    First impressions :
    - LOUD AS HELL
    - Bassy. Not necessarily boosted, but it seems to extend all the way down, frequency response wise. My 8 string has never ever sounded meatier than when I ran it through these two pedals. Even playing clean with no HM300 and a six string there was noticeable bass response.

    I like it.
     
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  5. Nitrobattery

    Nitrobattery SS.org Regular

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    Aren't those Quilters a blast? I shot one of the demo videos that's on the Quilter website...and was flabbergasted when I put it through a 4x12.
     
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  6. LiveOVErdrive

    LiveOVErdrive CNC hack

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    Was it this one?

    If so, god damn you've got some chops.

    Edit: no, you're this one. Also a good vid.
     
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    Zynicon SS.org Regular

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    Very simple setup. Guitar -> line6 relay g30 -> korg tuner ->> isp g-string -> maxon od808 -> g-string -> diezel einstein -> mesa 2x12 recto vertical
     
  8. Alonious_Monk

    Alonious_Monk Permanently Tired.

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    Does it still stay clean the more you turn the volume up? The Magnum 44 broke up after a certain point, I wondered if the Microblock remains relatively clean? Or is there breakup like the 44?
     
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    LiveOVErdrive CNC hack

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    I haven't cranked it high enough to tell yet. I'll get back to you.
     
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    Taylord SS.org Regular

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    5150, PRS Custom 50, and Zilla Fatboy 2x12!
     
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    Updated the gear corner in my office.

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  12. LiveOVErdrive

    LiveOVErdrive CNC hack

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    Well I don't have a good way to test the SPL vs distortion but I can share my observations at least.

    I plugged my ibanez (air zone selected) directly in and played. Turned the master all the way up and gradually turned up the gain. It stayed clean for the first probably 80 to 90 percent of the gain knob travel, before developing some overdrive.

    Other observations :
    - The Tri-Q affects the volume (or at least perceived loudness) by a lot. Makes sense, given it changes mid frequency levels in the first half.
    - pretty sure it can get louder if you drive it with an overdrive or distortion pedal than of you plug straight in. Probably just because you get extra saturation.
    - overall i like it a lot but I think it will definitely benefit from some tone shaping in front. I haven't found an amazing clean tone just plugged straight in yet. But I haven't used it a ton yet either.
     
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    Thanks for the insights mate, I have my eye on one and wondered how clean a platform it would be to have an Ibanez Sonic Distortion in front of it with the gain on the Microblock all the way down, but the volume relatively high.

    Thanks :)
     
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    LiveOVErdrive CNC hack

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    If you want clean, dime your level knob and use the gain knob as your volume knob.
     
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    Alonious_Monk Permanently Tired.

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    Figured that would be the way forward, Microblock seems like the ideal solution for me.
     
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    Just wanted to post a new picture of my re-done pedalboard :D

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    lewis SS.org Regular

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    no pics yet (I will get some Thursday)
    But im super happy with my final rig.

    Randall T2 powering > Rack Kemper > 4x12 (V30 +k100 x-pattern)

    I tone matched Whitechapel's last 2 albums guitar tone. (Im a big fan of their latest twang sound. I know its love it or hate it though)

    It sounds amazing. Super super happy with the Randall + Kemper + 4x12 combo. Amazing tones.
     
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    lewis SS.org Regular

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    Excuse crappy cellphone pics -

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    Furman power conditioner
    Line 6 G10
    Kemper
    Randall T2 for power
    4x12 cab with v30 + K100s

    Next step will be put it all inside a live in touring case.
     
  19. Bloody_Inferno

    Bloody_Inferno Silence is Violence

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    I recently did a concert as a musical director for a gospel band. But I was also playing both guitar and keyboards. As there was no backing track used, I had to figure out a way to be able to multi-task a la Geddy Lee style. So became the biggest rig I ever assembled:

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    Full Rundown:

    Ibanez Guitars (w/Dimarzio Pickups)
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    RG1550M (Drop D)
    RG550 (E Standard)
    RG620X (E Standard w/piezo acoustic pickup)
    RG1527 (B Standard)

    Signal Chain

    Guitar
    Pedalboard 1
    Free The Tone Junction Box
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    Piezo Acousitc Guitar
    FTT Junction Box
    Fishman DI to FOH
    FTT Flight Time Delay 2 in Loop
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    Electric Guitar
    FTT Junction Box
    FTT Final Booster
    Morley AB Switch > Split to Main Guitar and Guitar Synth
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    Guitar Synth
    Morley AB Switch (B)
    Boss SY300 Guitar Synth
    Earthquaker Devices Bit Commander
    EQD Rainbow Machine
    FTT Junction Box to FOH
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    Main Guitar
    Morley AB Switch (A)
    Pedalboard 2
    FTT Junction Box 2
    Real McCoy Custom Wizard Wah
    Digitech Whammy DT
    FTT Arc 53M Loop Switch System
    FTT Junction Box 2 to Amp
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    Arc 53M Loops
    Tuner: TC Electronic Polytune 2
    Loop 1: FTT Silky Comp > FTT Red Jasper Overdrive (clean sounds)
    Loop 2: FTT Gigs Boson (mid gain/solo boost)
    Loop 3: FTT Heat Blaster (high gain)
    Loop 4: Eventide Pitch Factor > Eventide Modfactor
    Loop 5: Eventide Timefactor > Strymon Bigsky Reverb
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    Guitar Amp
    EVH 5150 III 50w Head > EVH 5150 III 2x12 Cab (Green channel only)
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    Keyboard 1
    Yamaha MX61 > FOH
    Midi
    Roland PK5 Midi Foot Controller
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    Keyboard 2
    Korg MicroKorg Synth > FOH
    Midi
    Keith McMillen Midi Box > KM 12 Step Foot Midi Foot Controller
     
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