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  1. Lax

    What no one said it ? HAPPY FATHERS DAY, WHO'S A FATHER?!

    I have a 11 months daughter :)
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 1.03 Firmware Release

    Only jp2c would be crazier :'(
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    How do you storage your guitars?

    This in my bedroom and I have various racks in my closets for oldies :D
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    FracPad III - iOS/Android/Mac/Win Editor for the Axe-Fx II/XL/XL+, AX8/FX8 and Axe-Fx III

    Stoupide quaistion al, is performance mode and the mode with the amps front panel drawn available on windows? I need to temporary use my surface tablet pc as a pedal board :)
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    Prodigy picks

    I went from Jazz III XL to JP jazz signature, but more recently got both prodigy and JP flow picks : -The JP flow are incredibly gliding through strings, I love them, only drawback they wear fast to me -The prodigy are in theory perfectly shaped, but in the end as soon as I don't play single...
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    Tragedy in Paris

    RIP Garou It's sad, this place is even more visited than the eiffel tower. Plus it's our country "kilometer zero" for all french roads :) I think my newborn will see the renovation until adulthood, à la sagrada familia
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    Guitar Setup and how setup affects Axe-Fx

    Honestly, even with the axefx being plug and play with ares, like it never has been before, I had issues with my main guitar (the mm jp12 with crunchlab/liquifire pickups) because it sounded very dark, I mean like astral opposite of twang ! I finally found one fix, I use a little treble booster...
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    Musicman Majesty, good?

    Honestly, even if weather is different in every place, the only time I adjusted a little my jp12's truss rod was when I changed strings to paradigms, nothing moved beyond subtle since many years :)
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 1.03 Firmware Release

    I hope we get a little jp2c+ present too, it looks like we are many JP fans :D Btw I heard in leon todd how more focused it's sound is and I like it !
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    New super lightweight wireless...

    I bought a boss wl-50 last summer and my bassist at Christmas and we are intensely and happily using them !
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    Fractal Audio AMP models: The Presets (Q7.02)

    As an axefx2xl+ user getting very enthusiastic over Ares 1.02, I hope to get to download them soon then :D I'm redownloading the amp guide right now, since I've used the last several periods playing on learning the drive blocks thanks to your guide ^^ Regards Yek, your help is priceless
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 1.02 Firmware Release

    I think on holidays I'm going to reinstall a full ABCD bank with every amps to try everything with ares :D It's crazy how amps are plug and play since a few weeks (without forgetting the yek's amps and drives guides)
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 1.02 Firmware Release

    Lol and I was joking with 1.02 in the othrr thread. Is it axefx3 modelling only or new drives are here for us? Regards
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 1.01 Firmware Release

    1.02 when? Just kidding Thanks again and a lot :) The drive blocks remains quantum or did we get the axefx3 updated version.? Just to know if I can download yek's new guide lol. Regards
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 1.00 Firmware Release

    I know now, you're santa or santa's boss! Thanks you all, for your service quality that is just unmatched.
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    FracPad III - iOS/Android/Mac/Win Editor for the Axe-Fx II/XL/XL+, AX8/FX8 and Axe-Fx III

    I bought the update without even looking what was the difference for my 2xl+ but support the artist. Bisous
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    Expensive Equipment at smaller gigs

    In my case not at all. My guitar and the axefx are the most expensive items I own and the only ones I bought new in shop. I have for some weeks still a motorcycle, I drive my wife's car :D I just happened to gather all my money since being a teenager in hobbies and used to sell things to get...
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    Expensive Equipment at smaller gigs

    Well, I said I would always take the axefx and the guitar with me, I don't own a single cab or PA system :D
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    Good time or terrible time to buy Axe-Fx II?

    I bought the 2XL+ brand new at G66 in may 2015, I have no issue with firmware updating stopping. My only concern is if it was breaking, I've been anxious for a few months, since I couldn't be able to buy another one...
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    Expensive Equipment at smaller gigs

    I would gig with my jp12+axefx2+mfc 7000€ rig even for a 30 minutes gig for 4 people in a remote place lol. At this price they'll see every use
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    THAT Petrucci sound! (Updating with videos)

    Excellent :) Would like an updated preset too gladly
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 1.00 Firmware Release

    No! If it doesn't we will get more updates hahaha
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    Axe-Fx II "Ares" Rev 1.00 Firmware Release

    Tried it at rehearsal yesterday, with amp and cabs blocks reset, sounded sooo good ! Using jcm800, mark 2c++ and double verb. Thanks cliff
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    Ran my Axe III in stereo last night for the first time

    We settled for a special stereo choice in our band : -I'm using stereo enhanced all the time, and do rythm+melodies+solos -The singer's guitar is mono dead center and he plays strict rythm and sometimes even nothing This way, when we are in a pure rythm moment it sounds big, when one of us is...
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    New Dream Theater Coming

    This is my fav since octavarium, I heard at least 80% of what I wished to hear plus never heard before DT
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    How to Choose an IR - My Method

    Thanks a lot ! Do you recommend to keep settings on the amp block or to reset it ? I mean when you tweaked gain/master/bass/mid/treble/pres etc...It has a different sound and it may affect choosing the IR ?
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    Axe-Fx II Firmware "Ares" 1.00 Public Beta

    Can't wait for official release with the minor bugs fixes :)
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    The infamous "amp in the room" vs FRFR discussion

    If you're a bedroom player and have an amp in the room issue, just get a combo practice amp in there :D Headphone players don't have the issue Gigging musicians don't have the issue In-ear users don't have the issue Producers and studio musicians don't have the issue I practice / rehearse /...
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    Post Your FC-12 and FC-6 Pedalboards Here!

    it can be to adjust amounts of delay, drive etc ^^ It's what happens when you get a very tweakable on the go device !
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    LES VIDEOS DU LUNDI - AX8 - (Monday's Videos)

    Cool, je vais regarder ça dès que je suis posé. Merci pour le service exemplaire à G66, riff on !
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    Axe-Fx II Firmware "Ares" 1.00 Public Beta

    Thanks a lot Cliff! It's rare to feel supported and spoiled that much and that long. Can't wait to try it
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 10.01 Firmware Release

    Fantastic, you are the kindest and most dedicated boss :) I hope it will make me redo my presets because of unmeasurable awesomeness :D
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    DREAM THEATER - ''Untethered Angel'' - 2nd Guitar Solo!!!

    Pretty nailed it and very nice sound :) GG
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    FC-12 and FC-6 Dimensions

    This is huge and maybe too much for my plexiglass custom pedalboard, but I don't care, if I ever succeed in replacing my axefx2 and mfc for an axefx3 with FC12, I'll be happy at 100% and more :)
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    New Dream Theater Coming

    I'm a sfam sdoit and lte period fan, but I don't miss portnoy because I feel like his playing went downhill album after album
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    New Dream Theater Coming

    Can't wait, can't wait, can't waaaaaaaaait!
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    Bohemian Rhapsody movie - Final Trailer

    Saw it yesterday with the wife, it was so good we both cried until credits :D It wasn't even in a big theater with dolby, but sound was still so good it felt like we were in the crowd or sat down on the drumset. Fantastic movie. I always loved queen, the pop-prog band, a kind of magic
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    Anyone using a piezo-equipped guitar? What amp model?

    I always used the good old acoustic ir found here with my piezo, it just sounded better.
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    Line in Discord /Steam

    I have windows and use it via usb :/ In the options there aren't a lot of USB options but you can check them indeed ! Please check the two USB options in I/O front panel of axefx : http://wiki.fractalaudio.com/axefx2/index.php?title=Connecting_and_setting_levels#USB.2FDigi_Out_Source...
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    Line in Discord /Steam

    It's strange because I use my axefx in usb on the guitar discord without an issue. I added the program voicemeeter to have more flexibility on routing, allowing backing tracks etc
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    I Need A Kickass Preset for Metallica and Pantera

    The tonematch pantera axefx preset on this forum is just perfect, you just need fractool to convert it to ax8 :) Go for it For Metallica, I advise you to watch the MK2C+ leon todd recent video where he gives all his tweaking tips and that sounds just fantastic !
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    Help me decide which Musicman guitar to get

    You're pretty 80% set for the JP15, so just choose a nice finish and go for it :)
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    What pedalboard are you using?

    I use a 64x48cm handmade plexiglass pedalboard :D Of course there are 3m of LEDs inside. It only took some years to find a bag to carry it in, thanks gator mixerbag
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    Case needed for rig and pedalboard, suggestions?

    Not cheap but I found solutions with mixerbag at gator's :)
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    Dire Straits - "Money For Nothing"

    Maybe you can change it to ax8 with fractools mate
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    Why Musicman Guitars?

    Honestly, when I check music man's official forum and see the number of limited runs, BFRs, customs etc, I don't think it's soooo limited. Plus there was a post from the big boss explaining that guitar shops were a pain in the ass concerning number of colors available and orders, so it's a...
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    Why Musicman Guitars?

    Better ask big poppa sterling directly through their forum :) I play only music man jp since 2003 and I love those guitars like crazy. Viva music man
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    I would gladly be affiliated to fractal on my guitar pages, discord server and it's social medias and youtube accounts :D More than 3 years without buying an amp or effect thanks to fas team, i love you guys (my bank and wife too)
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    My Muse presets

    Scenes are clean/rythm/disto/fuzz/lead if I remember well
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    My Muse presets

    Nope, we played more than 20 songs with those presets, from uprising to psycho, map, knights, etc... Reapers was the name of the band
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    So, Whats everyone's favourite amp model?

    I think the amp I tweaked easier and liked a lot was the das metal :) I am a mesa boogie fanboy and since i was bad at tweaking both my mark v and the axefx amp, I was half happy. Than came leon todd and now it's mark 2c+ and 4
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    EVERY Axe-Fx III Amp in 263 Famous Riffs (and gear giveaway contest!)

    Fantastic playing an idea :) Always a pleasure to see that many dream theater riffs in the list haha
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    Boss WL-20

    Got mine too and didn't even needed the adaptor I bought for my emg guitar in trs, I'm so happy I waited for it's release
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    Dialling in the USA IIC++

    As a general message about all your videos and especially the latests about ax8, tweaking and Mark series, I love you.
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    My Muse presets

    Hello, as I stated those are axefx2xl+ presets but you can easily convert them with the free fraction my friend al created and regularly update : https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/fractool-the-ultimate-fractal-device-multitool.112538/ If you still struggle, come back to me mate
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    "Map of the problematique" - Muse - for AX8

    Hello, as I stated those are axefx2xl+ presets but you can easily convert them with the free fraction my friend al created and regularly update : https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/fractool-the-ultimate-fractal-device-multitool.112538/ If you still struggle, come back to me mate
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    Should I keep bothering with the Axe-Fx II XL+?

    Reset input block (the big block on the left of the grid in Axe edit) Did you download a July-August direct preset on axechange to try too
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    Should I keep bothering with the Axe-Fx II XL+?

    Honeymoon lasted a year for me with the axefx2xl+ and I would only leave it for an axefx3... First you have to check everything cable, driver and version wise, and factory reset your axefx. Then you start again setting I/O and general parameters in it through front panel. Page after page. For...
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    My Muse presets

    Yes jp12 for standard tuning and a cort mbellamy for drop d
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    "Map of the problematique" - Muse - for AX8

    I posted one here and I attach in this answer another patch I had in the past Check here for mapsave => https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/my-muse-presets.142156/
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    My Muse presets

    Hello, I promised to several people to share the presets I used in the muse tribute I was in until last year, so here they are, with scenes. Don't hesitate if you have questions, used direct to PA. AXEFX2XL+ version to be converted via fractool to the unit of your choice I included several...
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    Possible to monitor with 2 pairs of headphones at same time?

    Since it doesn't smell money, just buy a headphone splitter and check that you have the adapters for plug size and you'll be fine... Best would have been to give him headphones and you to listen through studio monitors. Cheers
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    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    Little Gator and boss wl50 update :D
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    "Map of the problematique" - Muse - for AX8

    I found my main patches but no Save of the map, I'll save it asap from the axefx and share them ^^
  65. Lax

    "Map of the problematique" - Muse - for AX8

    I forgot to upload my muse patches I promised on fb months ago, I'll check them. Do you think I can convert xl patch to ax8?
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    John Petrucci shows amp settings

    Any idea on how to try the settings Like what are the characteristics of each of the jp2c channels and maybe stereo cabs with the good mics
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    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

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    Post Your Rig!

    Baby = cramped rig Lol
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    Boss WL-20

    I read a lot on this matter, precisely with the line6 g10 and it appears that it's a matter of wiring grounds order, so it may not work on some guitars if the ground wiring is ab instead of ba, the only other option is that boss thought about it or using a terrible adapter. I couldn't get in...
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    Fractal Audio DRIVE Models: Yek's PDF Guide

    The guide and the video are great, thanks gentlemen for making me realise I know nothing about those pedal and can only get better results
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    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    Did they announce an earthquake ? :D Looking good mate ! @ZenRigs Man : Is there a way to check again yours, since the site is down ? :s Mine is still so ugly
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    FracPad III - iOS/Android/Mac/Win Editor for the Axe-Fx II/XL/XL+, AX8/FX8 and Axe-Fx III

    C'est pas grave on t'aime quand même ! Tu me donnes ton rac12 ? :D
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    Change of Guitar Pick question/poll

    I've used the green tortex..88 from 1995 to 2017 because I never felt better with another one and the jazz iii was too small for me... And one day I try the jazz xl and feel stupid, it's like I play way better and dynamically! Some months ago I bought the jp black jazz and am in heaven. I just...
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    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    I wish mate, but I can't allow myself to spend that much on the labels, even if they are crazy good and heavy duty, newborn daughter first and just little extras from now on for daddy ^^ It's like having half of this budget
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 10.01 Firmware Release

    I have no clue but I feel like we are getting mostly new amps/cabs maybe but fundamental updates may be rare
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    A Universe of Petrucci

    Tell him I love him and thanks for changing my life like an awakening 20 years ago! But yeah, sure we need guitar videos too :D And barbecues
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    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    Didn't post mine... I long for labels and a wireless unit ;) The leds inside the pedal board still rock on lol
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    WTB Kicktag V2 Surrounds

    Don't mean to hijack the thread but I'm searching for a EU based set of labels tags for my mfc.
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    Boss WL-20

    Ld systems, kind of French akg repack but I never found exactly the model at akg. My worries are more about the trs plug on actives and the lack of antennas on receiver for reach. I really prefer the boss on the paper
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    Boss WL-20

    I'm on the verge of buying a boss wl50 but I still wait to find answers about how it manages active pickups which needs mono plug and not trs like the transmitter is and how it manages very high gain pickups like jp dimarzio because I had clipping transmitter issues with 150€ wireless
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    Soccer WC

    Thank you There mus the some close name but no :) She's Nelle
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    Soccer WC

    Feels good to be French, like it was blissful for a while in 98, we needed that. I can't talk about the final match since I was at the hospital for the birth of my daughter and when the match started we were meeting her for the first time :) No regret, we'll see a replay haha
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    Strictly home playing...FRFR cab vs studio monitors?

    I always used my yamaha hs7 x2 and am happy. Now that I'm becoming a father I think they are a better idea because they do everything in a little space :)
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    Trouble hitting buttons when playing live

    Mooer candy foots witch toppers Forever and ever
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    Is it Possible to Create a Preset That is Tuned Down by 1/2 Step?

    Yeah there are several topics about it and some workarounds. If you can't afford to multiply guitars, you have the pedal solution, like the digitech the drop, I've been personnally using a morpheus droptune for years and am satisfied !
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 10.01 Firmware Release

    I installed 10.01 24 hours ago and played several hours today, there is a true improvement in this firmware, from crystal cleans to pantera preset I feel single notes clearer and muted riffage better...I don't know how much it changed but I'm having a new electric mistress today, again. Thanks Cliff
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 10.01 Firmware Release

    Thank you so much !
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    Guitar Wireless Latency experiences

    Honestly I've been hesitating about buying a line6 g30 just because of input... I bought 2 90-120€ units in the past and sound was terrible even at min-max gain on the transmitter I had to lower the volume pot of the guitar !
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 9.04 Firmware Release

    I'm a 2 person for several years at least
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    Show us your MFC setups! (post your pics)

    Splendid !
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    Axe-Fx III Factory Presets 11-20

    Thank you and thank you for kindly vary pickups as I asked :)
  92. Lax

    Is 9.04 The Last Firmware For The Axe-Fx II?

    You put the serious in seriousness Each time I see this kind of cliff's message, I'm feeling like don't stop me now is playing in the background and I have the urge to celebrate
  93. Lax

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 9.04 Firmware Release

    If it's a thing, thank you cliff for continuing innovation and support to all of us
  94. Lax

    Pantera - Vulgar Display of Tone Match!

    Mate, your preset just wrecks anything else before, I spent the evening pantera-ing like a madman :) Thank you !
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    Axe-Fx III: Carry Case / Gig Bag Options and Ideas

    Sadly the studio2go gator rackbag is only 2u because it feeds all my needs with the axefx2. I would probably go for a gator 3u rackbag
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    Cover Band: Do you match the guitar tones?

    In the muse tribute I was in it was a main preset and some special ones with the goal to be as the cd :)
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    Presenting... The Axe-Fx III

    On one side i'm a little sad not being on top of the foodchain anymore, and fear the end of xl+ updates. But on another side I'm happy to see the birth of such a monster and for it to be a fractal product. Long live the axefx !
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    Tried a JP Majesty for the first time

    I have/had 4 JP model and can't wait to try a majesty, the only issue is the retail price in europe, less and less physical shops sells musicman guitars here ! I don't give up :)
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    Fw 9.03 factory patch Cameron High Improvisation

    That's the kind of listening that feels so good after a hard day of work, thank you. Sounds indeed fanstastic and creamy, and boy that's some hands, impressive !
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