MaxOfMetal's Recent Activity

  1. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread Ibanez AZ Premium Quality?.

    Cort has been mostly Indo since about 2008. Ibanez invested in a wing of Cort Indonesia's facility, where the Premium models are...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 6:17 PM
  2. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread School me on less known, boutiquey sorta metal amps.

    I don't think there's really anyone catering exclusively to such a small niche, and it's not like that's a tone that needs something...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 6:08 PM
  3. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread Line 6 Helix Megathread - 2.80 update.

    I thought we had a big Helix thread somewhere. Oh well, let's make it this one.

    Jul 21, 2019 at 6:04 PM
  4. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread Intonation issues on new build.

    Try a good strobe tuner, those extra fractions of a cent matter when intonation can be difficult to narrow down on some software tuners...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 4:37 PM
  5. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread Whats out there for mono tube poweramps with depth control???.

    Pushing sub-40 watts in baby lunchbox amps, EL84s are pretty "meh", but in these they actually sound pretty good, especially running...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 4:29 PM
  6. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread Intonation issues on new build.

    Scale is not the distance of the strings from ends to end, it has to do with fret placement. Use the short saddles offered by Hipshot...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 4:20 PM
  7. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread Whats out there for mono tube poweramps with depth control???.

    Grab a Peavey Classic 50/50 and use both sides. I've owned the 120/120, twice, and it's just huge, heavy and way more than you'll ever...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 2:34 PM
  8. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread Choosing scale length for extended range guitar.

    Dump the .007" and go for the .009" or at least an .008". Especially on D'Addario strings. On paper going smaller seems like a good...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 7:20 AM
  9. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread School me on less known, boutiquey sorta metal amps.

    You don't hear much about Laboga or Brunetti anymore, I'm pretty sure they're both around.

    Jul 21, 2019 at 7:12 AM
  10. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread What is this bridge/tailpiece?.

    Later, 1986. The reissue stuff started in 82', but didn't become what we know it as today (painstaking recreations for big money) until...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 2:40 AM
  11. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread What is this bridge/tailpiece?.

    Depends. It was available to order until at least the late 70's. This was during the Norlin era, so catalogs were rubbish. If there...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 2:33 AM
  12. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread High quality 7-string acoustics.

    The earlier AJ307s had slight different bracing, it seems Ibanez was worried about bridge/top lift. They changed the pattern slightly,...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 12:30 PM
  13. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread Summer NAMM 2019.

    https://www.ibanezrules.com/new/rg8570zlcra.htm

    Jul 20, 2019 at 7:07 AM
  14. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread So, is BC Rich officially dead?.

    I love the shapes. I'm typically a Strat/RG/Dinky traditionalist, but BCR really nailed those designs back in the day. The Mockingbird...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 12:57 AM
  15. MaxOfMetal replied to the thread Show me your bass!.

    Damn dude. You got great taste.

    Jul 19, 2019 at 10:39 PM
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