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  1. Justmc

    PRS body repair work?

    Had a black Starbody Charvel that got some bad gashes in it. Got some white electrical tape and turned it into a suedo Van Halen stripped guitar to cover the damage. For the early 80's it was a quick fix that actually looked pretty custom... Your gash is pretty extreme though... good luck on...
  2. Justmc

    Axe-Edit III 1.12.06 (to support fw 20.04 public beta 1)

    Wow.. Not use to seeing a Beta supported by a new Axe-Edit ... Thank You !
  3. Justmc

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 20.04 Public Beta (Beta 1)

    Can't wait to try out the " CTT " . Thank you Mr Chase and the FAS team for all your dedication towards perfection.
  4. Justmc

    Gotoh Wilkinson VS1300

    Thanks for your info... I must have been imagining my PERSONAL experience with a non Warmouth / factory Carvin installation where the post threads and insert dimensions between various Gotoh and Wilkinson's were non compatible...like the video showed , not the drilling spacing .. Not saying that...
  5. Justmc

    Gotoh Wilkinson VS1300

    I changed my VS-100 to a Wilkinson Convertible Trem and then to a Gotoh VS .... Ran into some of the stud issues brought up in the video.. Had to epoxy new ones into body ... Just an FYI if doing a full bridge upgrade... There is more to the video than the trem block dimensions .
  6. Justmc

    Gotoh Wilkinson VS1300

    I have many Wilkinson trems on some of my favorite Carvin guitars . Was looking at this as an upgrade... Not sure now....lots of unknowns and obstacles .. Worth a look. Not what I was hoping to see.
  7. Justmc

    Smallest expression knob

    Very cool Yek... I'm also looking at this for an RJM GT16. Did you contact the manufacturer to make custom wired ones for you... I don't see it as option on their site.. Thanks
  8. Justmc

    Front patch panel suggestions

    Played an outdoor event in the evening the other day and used exactly that .. Some flourescent tape markings also help out.
  9. Justmc

    Front patch panel suggestions

    Thanks for all the tips and experience. Are most of you installing pre-made short cables to interface with the rack or making your own set ups via wire and soldering ? Would love to see some rear photo's of the connections and cabling .
  10. Justmc

    Front patch panel suggestions

    I have been seeing over the years many interesting front rack mounted patch panels posted here. I am a long time Fractal user and good with a soldering iron so I'm thinking of taking the plunge. My main concern is giving up my 4 space rack that now has the AxeFx 3 and a single space Matrix...
  11. Justmc

    Best Live Album Of All Time

    I remember this being all the rage at the time
  12. Justmc

    Best Live Album Of All Time

    Saw them on that tour at the Roseland NYC... Unbelievable show.
  13. Justmc

    Best Live Album Of All Time

    Another classic growing up but went under the radar. Derringer-Live 1977
  14. Justmc

    Best Live Album Of All Time

    Along with UFO - Strangers in the Night I wore this album out growing up. Great thread - KISS- Alive was up there also... first concert as a 15year old was KISS in MSG 1977.
  15. Justmc

    Opinions on best value Hollow body Jazz box

    Bought this Epiphone Joe Pass a few years back, from a member here on the Fractal board. I have flat wound 11's on it . Very reasonable and plays like butter...
  16. Justmc

    Charvel The Original Gang

    I have a Starbody I bought in 1981... been butchered over the years though..keeping it for sentimental reasons. Will check this out- Thanks
  17. Justmc

    Possible help with tinnitus?

    I had the exact same experience ..Around 3 weeks after the second Moderna shot . Audiologists could not do anything but prescribe hearing aids to alleviate some of the symptoms. My GP told me that some of his patients experienced partial deafness and/or Bell's Palsy symptoms ..
  18. Justmc

    Getting a drummer to play in time

    I sent this to my drummer a while back.....:cool:
  19. Justmc

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 19.08

    Same here .....
  20. Justmc

    Just Saw Diesel @ $6/gallon!!! WTF!!

  21. Justmc

    Mouse Review

    Still have mine from the late 70's... Thought is was being reviewed to be included in the AxeFx :cool:
  22. Justmc

    'The Alien' Wins Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance

    Jethro Metull 🤘
  23. Justmc

    Taylor Hawkins dead at 50.

    I'm sure Dave is reflecting on the loss of Kurt and now Taylor... RIP ... Glad I got to see them unplugged some years ago at the Beacon in NYC. Tragic loss ...
  24. Justmc

    32 "Scenes" Per Preset?! - Unlocking the Power of Scene Ignore - Fractal Friday #23

    Tried doing that also... still not the same options as the original preset. Hopefully Cooper will post both :cool:
  25. Justmc

    32 "Scenes" Per Preset?! - Unlocking the Power of Scene Ignore - Fractal Friday #23

    Thank you Cooper... very fine explanation of the new features. That " Scenes from a Rig " preset is awesome also. Is that available somewhere ? Only saw the " Scene Ignore " preset on Axechange.... Thanks for all your hard work.
  26. Justmc

    What was your first Digital Modeler?

    No delay in it... Had to use my Roland Space Echo tape delay also on my rig. Old and new tech mixed together ;)
  27. Justmc

    What was your first Digital Modeler?

    Not a modeler , but my first multi-effects processor. Bought it in1983. I was riding the cutting edge at the time :cool:
  28. Justmc

    Setting up an RJM Mastermind GT to control an Axe-Fx 3 Mark 2

    Try it out- Good luck- It's for the GT16, if you have a GT22 not sure if you can open it.
  29. Justmc

    Setting up an RJM Mastermind GT to control an Axe-Fx 3 Mark 2

    I set up my GT16 main page pretty close to yours. I have the Hold function on my Presets buttons set up to take me to another page where I have all my Scene buttons . Hold function on Scene buttons returns me to main page #1 Preset buttons
  30. Justmc

    Wish Fender Prosonic Combo

    Was actually looking to by a used one to replace the one I sold off years ago... Hopefully I wont have to :cool: .
  31. Justmc

    Matt's Raygun for Mark Day

    Sounds fantastic... Have to give it a go next time we do Rebel Yell. Love the " Quad Hands " behind you.. Purchased one recently. Quality tool.
  32. Justmc

    Setting up an RJM Mastermind GT to control an Axe-Fx 3 Mark 2

    Fantastic Wiki yek . Super helpful.. Thanks
  33. Justmc

    Post An Old Music Related Pic Of You

    Use to play in L'amour in Brooklyn also. Was always exciting playing on the same stage as my idols had done maybe the week before. Awesome times !!
  34. Justmc

    SOLD FC-6 Excellent Condition

    Up for sale is my Fractal FC-6 Not gigging lately so it has only been used in my home studio . Works perfectly , no defects . Loaded with most up to date firmware . Comes in original box and packaging . Located in Long Island NY for local pick up . Sale price includes shipping to anywhere in...
  35. Justmc

    Post An Old Music Related Pic Of You

    1985 - L'amour East NY , on the right with my 1981 Charvel- Still have it :-)
  36. Justmc

    Matrix GT1000FX channel drop out issue.

    Agree with most everyone here. Had some minor concerns with two of my GT1000's . Andy called me direct and did whatever was necessary to make things right... over the top customer support.
  37. Justmc

    Epic 70’s songs and bands

  38. Justmc

    Wish Marshall DSL 100

    I upgraded my JVM100H to a Mercury Magnetic output transformer and still preferred my DSL... LOL. Guy who purchased it from me got a steal. .
  39. Justmc

    Wish Marshall DSL 100

    I agree... Had a JVM100H with my DSL100. Bought the JVM because of the channel switching and other various functions but when it came time to thin the herd the JVM had to go. The DSL is just a real workhorse and sounds great through my 2x12 V30 cabinet. Never had a real Plexi so I can't comment...
  40. Justmc

    Wish Marshall DSL 100

    Love my DSL100.... Been looking for this addition to the AxeFx for a while. Thanks for posting.
  41. Justmc

    SOLD FC-12 Excellent condition

    Up for sale is my Fractal FC-12 . Not gigging lately so it has only been used in my home studio . Works perfectly , no blemishes or defects . Loaded with most up to date firmware . Comes in original box and packaging . Located in Long Island NY for local pick up . Sale price includes shipping...
  42. Justmc

    Combo amp recommendations

    Bought a Boss 100w Katana 2 1x12 . It ain't my Axefx3 rig but for the price its hard to beat especially with the optional foot controller .. Nice and light also... very impressive for SS.
  43. Justmc

    Real Mesa TC100 vs AF3 into guitar cab - looking for advice

    I am really following this thread. I have been using a Matrix GT1000 to power a Xitone 1x12 with pretty positive results. I also send a signal sometimes without cab emulation to a 2x12 V30 cab. I have found that for heavier style music the AITR heavyness and crunch are not there with the V30's...
  44. Justmc

    Any 335'ers Up In Here??

    My ES-335 also has a great top. Both of them are probably my most prized instruments. 335 is a little easier to play and has a more open feel but is quite large. The 339 is smaller, lighter but sounds slightly darker. Also the closer horns on the body constrict part of the higher register. My...
  45. Justmc

    Any 335'ers Up In Here??

    ES-339 Is a nice addition to my ES-335
  46. Justmc

    2x12 Cabinet FOMO snake oil

    This is my favorite 2x12... if you can find one. Loaded with v30's and lightweight.
  47. Justmc

    So what's the deal with 24 fret guitars

    My favorite guitars I use are Carvin DC127's .. Have 2 of them for over 20 yrs. 24 fret , ebony fingerboards, neck through body . Awesome players .
  48. Justmc

    Another Piece of Meat - Michael Schenker Guitar Solo

    Huge Schenker fan here... Use to cover that song years ago... Very nice, you really nailed it.
  49. Justmc

    Ratt - Lay It Down (Intro)

    Thanks for sharing this bundle. Sounds great . Just curious as to the cab chosen " FLC Boogieman 48khz " Can you please elaborate on this ? Really appreciate it.. Thanks again.
  50. Justmc

    Any 335'ers Up In Here??

    My ES-335 sounds fantastic on my AF3 -
  51. Justmc

    XiTone arrived today...shoot out against my DXR10

    I had a pole mount installed on 2 passive wedges some yrs ago by Mic... Superior customer service. Not sure if it's available on active ones. If it's possible Mic will work with you. Good luck
  52. Justmc

    SOLD FM3 Mint w/ Headphone Jack $899

    My FM3 has never left my home studio. Comes loaded with most up to date firmware and factory presets. Original box and power cord included. Purchase price of $899 includes shipping to anywhere in the continental U.S. - Located for local pick up in Long Island NY
  53. Justmc

    Gene Simmons documentary

    Born in 62 and first concert ever was to see KISS in MSG 1977. Was way into them at that time. Kiss alive was an awesome recording. Sat around 20 feet from stage right and Gene threw out his bloody rag and the guy in front of me grabbed it...It was quite a spectacle for a young blossoming...
  54. Justmc

    Axe-Edit III 1.09.00

    Thank you so much for the speed of the updates and features . One question and or request. I see { Added "Zero All" to GEQ layout } . It appears to be only in the Amp block... would love to see this for the Global EQ's also . The front panel already has the option to " reset all "
  55. Justmc

    It's 2021 and the FC-12 display still looks like garbage

    I have been doing some research on going the RJM route . If Fractals Control Switches had midi implantation via RJM I would jump ship. Since I use those a lot I'm settling for the FC route . I've had many midi controllers over the years and the FC's are a beautiful solution , hope the future...
  56. Justmc

    It's 2021 and the FC-12 display still looks like garbage

    I have been assigning the switches on my FC-6 and FC-12 to match as much as possible the colors that are used in Axe-edit. Gives it more continuity . I too have tried to match the same physical locations on the board to make it easier. Raised my concerns here on the scribble strips since they...
  57. Justmc

    FM3 Firmware Version 4.00 beta 2

    Just an FYI that I too have been experiencing the blank scribble strips periodically with the new beta .
  58. Justmc

    Out in the Street - Michael Schenker Solo + Preset

    Schenker is my all time guitar hero. Strangers in the Night has to be one of the best live concerts ever recorded. Thanks for the preset and video.
  59. Justmc

    Xitone 112 active wedge

    As others have stated...Highly recommended . I have 2 passive 1x12's powered via a Matrix GT1000fx. High quality build and phenomenal customer support from @MicFarlow. You will not be disappointed .
  60. Justmc

    Wish Internal text in preset description

    Interesting read..Thanks.. Still seems a little overwhelming. A small text editor within Axedit would probably suffice and meet my generic needs.
  61. Justmc

    Wish Internal text in preset description

    Posted this a few days ago in the main discussion forum. It appears more appropriate in this section . Not sure if this is a topic that has been discussed. I did snoop around before posting. Has there ever been any thoughts on having a description type file included in a preset that could be...
  62. Justmc

    Internal text in preset description

    Not sure if this is a topic that has been discussed. I did snoop around before posting. Has there ever been any thoughts on having a description type file included in a preset that could be visible via Axe-edit . I am thinking of something like in Axe change where a description of the preset is...
  63. Justmc

    Control Switches on RJM Mastermind GT Yes or No ?

    I'm thinking of going with the RJM route since my eyes can't handle the FC displays while standing . I thought I read somewhere that the Masterminds don't support internal CS's ( Control Switches ). I use them for various things on my FC-12 . Can anybody confirm or deny that capability ?
  64. Justmc

    Axe-Edit III 1.08.13

    Was able to finally install via " Safe Mode " ..
  65. Justmc

    Axe-Edit III 1.08.13

    This is the error I get when trying to run the downloaded installer . Auto-update just crashes Axe-Edit . Windows 10 x64
  66. Justmc

    Axe-Edit III 1.08.13

    Unfortunately I'm still having the same issue.. Thanks for your experience though.
  67. Justmc

    Axe-Edit III 1.08.13

    Thanks Michael... Has anyone else had trouble with auto update crashing Axe-edit ? Tried running it from homepage download and it says I don't have permission ? Windows 10 X64 . Installed and upgraded dozens of times, first error ever received .
  68. Justmc

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 16.00 "Cygnus"

    Thank you Cliff and team for allowing us to experience this cutting edge technology. The ride just keeps getting better.
  69. Justmc

    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 12 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Release Candidate

    I have a Herbert and being able to make a compression mod like this in the virtual world is why I'm all in on Fractal products . Thanks for the tip, sounds awesome.
  70. Justmc

    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 11 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Beta #8

    I agree LT... Been using a Smallbox preset I had. A few small tweaks and it is now my go to preset.
  71. Justmc

    Who had the dumb idea of making 12" speakers the standard for guitar?

    My Fender Prosonic combo had 2- 10 inch speakers. Thought it was very punchy with a few pounds less to carry vs 12's
  72. Justmc

    SMH. Sirius XM.

    Bluetooth from phone to radio is your friend. I have not listened to regular or satellite in years
  73. Justmc

    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 4 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Beta

    Thank you Yek... did not know about this...Great time saver.
  74. Justmc

    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 4 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Beta

    I hear ya.. My Herbert has not left it's corner of the basement for years.. Back can't handle it... Long live FAS.
  75. Justmc

    Wish Fender Prosonic Combo

    Mattias was great in his own right... My mentor is Michael Schenker... :cool:
  76. Justmc

    Wish Fender Prosonic Combo

    No longer have the amp.. had an "authorized " Fender amp repair done to correct "popping" . Corrected it somewhat but was still troublesome. The cascading gain and drippy spring reverb made that amp a fire-breather. When ever I turned it up no one could believe it was a Fender. Like mentioned ...
  77. Justmc

    Wish Fender Prosonic Combo

    Loved my Prosonic ... Only irk was loud popping noise when switching channels via the footswitch. With a virtual amp in the AxeFx that would be a non-issue. Bring it on.
  78. Justmc

    Does anyone build a fridge that doesn't suck?

    Bought a Speed Queen washer and dryer about 4 years ago. Wish they made other appliances. Excellent , well built , no frills product.
  79. Justmc

    You Guys/Gals Are in for Another Treat

    From my mis-spent youth... Chug a Mug
  80. Justmc

    Dream Theater 'The Big Medley' - Pink Floyd, Kansas, Queen, Journey, Dixie Dregs, Genesis

    Excellent job... Loved the Zeppelin covers they also did on " A Change of Seasons " Can't believe that album is 26 yrs old already :flushed:
  81. Justmc

    Homemade 9V Power Out for pedals on FM3

    This is a great mod... thanks for sharing. Do you have another photo that shows how you tapped the internal power supply ? Thanks
  82. Justmc

    Homemade 9V Power Out for pedals on FM3

    I love this thread .. Electrician by trade but have done my share of electronic modifications over the years . You have definitely sparked my interest .
  83. Justmc

    Matrix Protect light intermittently on

    I have only great things to say about Andy and the Matrix team . Outstanding customer service with some concerns I had about my 2 - GT1000FX's .
  84. Justmc

    Something coming from Morningstar

    Was using an MC6 before I got my FC-12 and FC-6 . Sold it off, should have kept it. Really looking forward to this product.
  85. Justmc

    Xitone 1x12 sounds terrible - Any help is appreciated!

    Have 2 Xitone passive wedges. One via an FM3 and a Matrix GT1000fx and another via an Axefx3 and a GT1000fx. Both set ups sound great. Good luck on your new venture.
  86. Justmc

    Shout out to RJM

    I would love to get a GT16 just for the better display options. Not a fan of needing two MIDI cables and phantom powering . Went through that stuff with my Axess Electronics FX-1 and the Fractal MFC . Too many connections that can go wrong , especially on a dark stage. Not happy with the FC12's...
  87. Justmc

    Using a Rockman Tone Match (Leon Todd) for some righteous 80s jams!

    I have an original Rockman from the 80's Gonna have to dust it off and see if it still works :cool: Love this retro stuff .. man I'm getting old
  88. Justmc

    New Matrix GT1000FX 1 space different from older models ?

    Thanks for the explanation. I have been doing some more comparisons and your suggestion on the different volume pot taper might be the answer . Will call tomorrow to get some verification as I do want to confirm that at higher volumes I will still have the same wattage . Should I call the U.S #...
  89. Justmc

    New Matrix GT1000FX 1 space different from older models ?

    I bought a new GT1000fx to amplify my FM3 into a Xitone passive 1x12 . I have a 6 yr old model of the same setup that I use with my AxeFx 3 and it works flawlessly . At first I noticed the new Matrix was about 1/2 the weight of my original unit but I also noticed that with the same settings the...
  90. Justmc

    RIP Sean Connery

    Was just going through this lesson - Great orchestration. https://www.jazzguitar.be/blog/james-bond-theme/
  91. Justmc

    RIP Sean Connery

    Just watched Dr No the other day. Came out the year I was born 62 . Very dated but still awesome... RIP Mr Bond .
  92. Justmc

    5 Minute Tones

    Leon.. As always you have out done yourself . Never played through an Ubershall and it is a monster . I've been struggling setting up the MBC correctly and understanding it's parameters .You mention that you've done a video on using the MBC .. Can you post a link for it ? Thanks for all your...
  93. Justmc


    Saw this tour and forever changed me - R&R was never the same
  94. Justmc

    Free Preset Pack - FW 1.06

    Leon... Thank you so much for this and all your contributions . The Synth presets are awesome . Your cab Ir's are the only ones I use lately.. Seem to fit perfectly . I see that the ones included are in .wav format. Was there a reason for this ?
  95. Justmc

    SOLD Xitone Active 12" FRFR Wedge

    I have 2 passive ones .. The active one needs a new home
  96. Justmc

    SOLD Xitone Active 12" FRFR Wedge

    Excellent condition monitor . No scuffs, works perfectly . Dayton power amp with Bluetooth functionality . Comes with power cord . See link for details - https://xitonecabs.com/product/12-active-wedge/ $675 plus actual shipping .. Local pick up available in Long Island , NY .
  97. Justmc

    Sharing blocks between Axe-Fx III / FM3, possible?

    I was having troubles after importing / converting them with Fractool. When using different user Phaser blocks via different channels they would not save correctly in the preset and gave unexpected outcomes. My solution was to leave Axedit and FM3edit open on my PC and create new FM3 blocks...
  98. Justmc

    For those that have an Axe-Fx III and an FM3

    Took the words out of my mouth.. extremely pleased with my AxeFxIII ... The FM3 is coming tomorrow and will fill in the gaps you mentioned. Love this company....
  99. Justmc

    FM3 Now Shipping

    Waitlisted 11/14/2019 Invite & Ordered 08/31/2020
  100. Justmc

    Pitch blocks been drinking

    Seems to be working OK here
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