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    Dumble for sale

    Epic comment!
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    Dumble for sale

    A 73 Strat for 450k! There's probably a sucker lawyer who's going to bye it! Wow, what did CBS do different to manufacture this gem? I had a 73 Sunburst Strat and sold it for 1200; go figure...
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    Eric Clapton documentary - good film

    Clapton and Townsend were huge before Jimi hit the scene. Clapton genuinely loved Jimi and was deeply affected when Jimi went to geetar heaven! Very tormented, Clapton knew deep down that Jimi's playing and compositional ideas were almost unattainable and he spent the rest of his life on his...
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    Get a pair of DXR 12s and you'll be in business, guaranteed.
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    RIP Walter Becker (Steely Dan)

    Another sad day, amongst many these days. What an amazing American legacy! The 70's would not have been the 70's without Walter.
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    Bogus receipt amount to fool wife?

    Photoshop is your friend...
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    if you get a virus issue when updating axe edit

    You jest could'nt reesist!;)
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    Yamaha DXR12 vs guitar frfr choices

    Yes, the DXRs are in the FRFR family, although not exactly flat.
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    RATT - Lay It Down solo

    Same magic touch, as always. Warren is my favorite hair metal guitarist! Truly enjoyed watching and hearing you again! Hopefully you will tour in Canada one day; I will support.
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    Yamaha DXR12 vs guitar frfr choices

    I have a pair of 12s and am very satisfied. Very good value IMO. From what I hear though, it sounds like a pair of 10s would do just fine for your application. Good luck!
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 7.00 Public Beta #2

    My original post got deleted. Too bad any reference of it can't be wiped out either. It was an obvious joke on my part, meant to instigate. My post history shows no evidence of any inclination on my part towards any L six persuasion. Late Thursday night failed attempt at humor, with no offense...
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 7.00 Public Beta #2

    Yeah, I know. I'm so mis-understood for my taste in digital high gain sounding amp heads. Honestly, it sucks 'cuz I get called a poser, most of the time.
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    Rush Moving Pictures Classic Albums Bonus Material

    Thanks M@. A joy to watch!
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    New Bass Day: Pedulla content

    If it plays as good as it looks, you will ascend to bass heaven, sure I am...
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    DXR 10 vs DXR 12

    I have the DXR12s and am satisfied for the price, as they are very loud and move a fair amount of air if required. I think it's a good value proposition. I just think the 10s wouldn't quite be enough juice, although I have not tried them.
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    FAS-FX Reverb demo recording (Large Cathedral)

    Serious touch and tone man!
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    RACER X - Street Lethal - Full cover w/vocals (video)

    Thanks Rocco et al. Made me pull up OMC, listening to it now. A bit of a late 80's sleeper...
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    RACER X - Street Lethal - Full cover w/vocals (video)

    Rocco with the chops, not very surprising! Man, that was a fu%ki^g hoot, as always! I dig that you use Chapman axes; that guy's got the goods on tone wood.... Thanks for sharing your chops with us!
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    Slate vs Superior

    BFD has always had the better quality samples. The interface has not been as good as EZ Drummer.
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    Metallica 'Hardwired... to self-destruct' guitar tones, presets and video!

    I really did not think they had another good album left in them. I bet Trujillo has a lot to do with that...
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    Metallica 'Hardwired... to self-destruct' guitar tones, presets and video!

    Thanks for sharing these presets with the community, free of charge.
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    I'm A Metallica Fan Again!

    Same here, first 4 albums; although, the new one, which apparently dropped on Spotify, which I can't access yet (losers), is actually very trashy and a bit invigorating!
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    I fully agree. He could probably use the name Dweezil and carry on. I think he is just fighting this on principle, since he has earned the right to do it, with all the hard work learning the extensive FZ catalogue, unlike the young ones, who have done S.F.A.
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    I'm sure Frank did not expect this behavior from his offspring and is f%^&ing p.o. rolling in his grave...What an utter disappointment the younger ones have proven to be. Gale must be rolling around too...I just hope the younger ones will be successful in extracting the blood money, because...
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    Welcome TREVOR RABIN!

    Very cool. I've been checking out their shows and grabbed one of his interviews where he was discussing his live sound now and then. He said that he wasn't able to replicate his live tone from back in the old days and decided to rebuild his whole rig from scratch, also saying he was using...
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    What DAW do you use/and why?

    Ableton Live 9 Suite for me. It does what I need a DAW to do.
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    Steadystate's First Axe II Recording

    Well done, I like it!
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    FZ UMRK Auction

    Yes, very saddening. At least, no one can take away what Dweezil has done to keep his father's legacy alive. Very commendable. Probably a lot of envy and jealousy there...
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    Low Cut, High Cut

    How about water and wine?
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    FZ UMRK Auction

    http://www.julienslive.com/view-auctions/catalog/id/192/?page=5 Wonder if that Neve console still works and if Dave Grohl will snatch it up? http://www.julienslive.com/view-auctions/catalog/id/192/lot/82484/?url=%2Fview-auctions%2Fcatalog%2Fid%2F192%2F%3Fpage%3D5
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    I truly miss those quick responses...
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    Anyone live near Santa Monica happily?

    yeah, but it gets cold in SF and the Real Estate is stupid expensive....
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    Pink Floyd Pompeii (several songs)

    Very Impressive!
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    Finally removed the screen protector

    Embarrassingly, mine is still on after 4 years. Screen looks good though, so even the cellophane and adhesive compound FAS puts on these puppies is high-grade, pretty much like all the other stuff Cliff pumps out. Dammit, I miss the Chaser. Death to the net stalkers.
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    Dont tell me not to play guitar!

    thanks for sharing this!
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 4.00 Firmware Release

    Nothing Lazy about what Alex does for the community...
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    New from 'Tallica

    That is one cool story man. I wish I could have seen them back in the day; would have been a treat!
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    New from 'Tallica

    I hear you man. What tour did you see in TO at 12 years old? Must have been mind blowing for a young lad! Was it with Cliff or Jason, or even dare I say, with Cliff, Dave, James and Lars? If the latter, that makes you an old Thrasher like me :) !
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    New from 'Tallica

    Yes, getting old. As long as Het doesn't start showing signs of old age, they will still be one of the biggest Heavy Metal acts in the world....I found it very refreshing to hear them wax a Bay Area Thrash track. I'm not the only one missing that early energy they had. For my taste, the first 3...
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    Yamaha HS8 Users: How do you like it with Axe?

    I have them and a pair of DXR12s. When I want to really play and feel the air moving, I have to use the DXRs. If I were you, I would go for the QSCs
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    Black Sabbath - Fairies Wear Boots

    That's the shit, right there man!
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    I hate iLOK

    Given your long time use of the Axe FX and your standing in the community, I am certain FAS will consider other options here, as I would expect other customers to be pissed off like you, given similar situations. As much as I would like to be critical, I do find it difficult when it comes to...
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    I hate iLOK

    I feel your pain man. I am sure FAS will look after you.
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    New Camera and the AX8

    When I saw your PC-1, I had a big smile on my face. My buddy built this PC-1 influenced one for me . Crunch Lab in the bridge, Evo in the neck.
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    Q4 vid and preset featuring USA C++ and JM45 - EBMM Axis

    Good stuff, can't wait to see/hear your review...Gilmour is at the top of my list; what a difficult tone to reproduce a lower dbs.
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    Q4 vid and preset featuring USA C++ and JM45 - EBMM Axis

    As usual, I get a kick out of your demos, for any product. Thanks Brett!
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    Aliasing in my AX-8

    Sorry, I should have been clearer. My response referred to aliasing in the digital realm, not analog. Cliff's work ethic and pure genius would not allow him to put out a modeler exhibiting digital aliasing. If that effect were present, the modeler would not hit the market...
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    New Camera and the AX8

    It's a beauty! I have a serious affinity for any Jackson made in the good ole US of A! :)
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    New Camera and the AX8

    Serious definition on that puppy. I enjoy the playing, as usual! New Jackson?
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    Aliasing in my AX-8

    I think you're gonna dig up Cliff out of the woodworks with this one. AFAIK, Cliff is anti aliasing and none of his products exhibit this effect...
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    Pro Tools 10 vs. Logic Pro X

    I use Ableton Live and have to admit, it's opened up a whole new world of music, which I find revitalizing.
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    Vai's Delay Settings in New Video Lesson?

    Still relevant, hate to say it...
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    Comfortably Numb closing solo

    That's a fist for me. They did so much more after that.
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    Ear Protection thoughts:

    My buddy went to get his hearing tested and got them for CAD 120. Since he referred me to the place I got my hearing tested as well, they charged me a discounted price (or so they told me...) of CAD 120 as well. Seems they would sell for CAD 180, but I'm sure CAD 120 would be a fair price. Best...
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    Ear Protection thoughts:

    I've started using these last month. Quite flat to my ears. https://usa.bestsoundtechnology.com/media/2014/09/custom-hearing-protection-brochure.pdf
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    VIDEO From Van Halen I to 1984 (PATCHES INCLUDED)

    Ok thanks for the good work Danny!
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    VIDEO From Van Halen I to 1984 (PATCHES INCLUDED)

    Probably the best set of presets for VH I've heard to date. Thanks a million Danny. What pups are you using in your Carvin? Reason I asked is I tried two types of Super Strats, one with an EVH Frankenstein and the other with a DiMarzio Crunch Lab. Surprisingly, I found the Crunch Lab to give me...
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    For those looking for recording and mixing tips

    Thanks Justin. Bookmarked.
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    Ableton Live plugin as decent alternative to Axe FX II

    S-gear is a good value solution.
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    Crystal Reverbs and the Ghost Fleet Blues

    Magnificent, both the playing and the axe!
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    I love listening to Jeff Beck

    Oh to play base like Tal....
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    The "Obot" Session IR Samples

    I must say, these 2 IRs are amazing. I popped them in the patch below and disabled the Tonematch block and find it sounds very close to EJs Cliffs. Thanks for the freebies Cliff! Axe-Change - Download Preset - Eric Johnson - Cliffs of Dover - by InstruMentalCase
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    Best Audio Interface (that will not color sound) to use with AX8?

    Sorry, I should have specified that I use a II. What meant to convey is that my Focusrite 18i8 does not color the sound via USB...
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    Best Audio Interface (that will not color sound) to use with AX8?

    Same experience here. I go through USB.
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    Nailed the MKII C+? riffs, melodies, solo's, cleans OH MES! Presets inside

    Just in case you haven't seen this, Alex wrote a utility to convert from XL to II. Easily worth the 10 Euros I donated. http://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/axefx-ii-xl-preset-converter-ax8-ii-xl-too.112538/
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    FracTool - for power users only

    Merci Alex. Works well now. 10 Euros sent over the pond!
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    FracTool - for power users only

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    FracTool - for power users only

    Here it is. I'm on Win 8.1 and I've tried dragging and dropping it and/or associating it and I get an error.
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    FracTool - for power users only

    Not sure why, but the utility doesn't work for me. I have the other one's you guys wrote, but this one just won't load an XL preset in my II!
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    FracTool - for power users only

    Merveilleux Alex et compagnie! Vous ne cessez pas d'emerveiller! Je vais tester et envoyer un paypal. Merci!
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    Axe-Edit 3.6.1 Released

    Thank you!
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    Is Axe Fx Viable?

    And I would trust your ears and opinion, since I remember you were using a custom voice Fuchs a while ago, voiced for your taste. Also remember you used a Mark V for a while. Did you keep the Fuchs?
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    RIP : Keith Emerson

    Sad day, yet again. Bowie, Lemmy hit me hard and it seems the greats just keep falling in 2016. I hope that's the end of the hemorrhaging, 'cause it's starting to get out of control.
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    "Flying High Again" Guitar Cover

    Well done Maestro!
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    Reminder--PLAY LOUD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Yes, loud is the only way I can play, as I have this burning need to move air and it makes me feel alive! Not all that concerned with hearing loss; just trying to time it right...
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    Quantum 2.00 Tips Part 1

    By definition, Class A amps have relatively constant drain on current, whereas Sag refers to the drooping of the power supply voltage in response to large transient signals, which lends a certain dynamic "feel" to the tube amplifier that is not generally pronounced in Class A amplifiers. (lifted...
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    Here is some AX8 Noodling

    Love your tone (edge of breakup) and playing Scott. Nice to see the Axe translating so well to a PA, such as the one you used! Well done! Also like how the woman was passing by with what seemed to be a grin on her face as well as feeling the need to turn around as she was exiting to check out...
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    "Brown Sound" tone test Q1.06

    Good stuff man. After listening to your original clips, I think you're splitting a bit of hair. The angled pup, IMO, will only change your tone marginally. You have the chops already, so no worries. My buddy and I have tried a few brown sound type pups: Eddie's Frankie, Eddie's Wolfgang...
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    "Brown Sound" tone test Q1.06

    Funny, I used a similar setup. My Frankenstein replica, with a Frankie pup and big brass block with a pair of Yamaha DXR-12s and man did it ever sound brown. All I need is Eddie's right hand, ha ha! Here's a pic of the Frankie my good buddy built to spec when all the replicas hit the market...
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    "Brown Sound" tone test Q1.06

    First preset is the edited patch using the screenshots. Second preset is the same, except negative feedback and variac have been modified.
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    "Brown Sound" tone test Q1.06

    Thanks a bunch for these guitarzen and Moke for the initial preset. There have been many attempts at this elusive Brown Sound, but this latest incarnation is getting us so close now at non deafening ear volume, that it's very eerie...I really dig that fat, thick, spongy brown sound coming out...
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    So I just bought a Helix...first impressions...

    That's your first post! Good luck man. Scott has been here for a very long time and has always been very positive and helpful... Some folks find Line 6 discussions on this forum very confusing, not really that difficult to understand. I'm assuming you will not be here for the long haul, just...
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    Finally sold my last tube amp . . . sort of

    Still have a 5153 (50w), Mark V, JVM 410, JCM 900 and JCM 2000 (TSL 100). Just can't get them to move out out of the farm.
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    How many guitars do you own?

    ah, now that sucks...
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    My album on Bandcamp + bonus presets

    Amazing solo at the end and to think this was 17 years ago...You guys should slip some Ratt in your repertoire, I'm sure it would be killer and probably make Crosby dance in his grave.
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    Fremen Quantum 1.0 presets

    Tres cool Thibault!
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    Please accept my sincere apologies for my inappropriate post. Jean.

    Please accept my sincere apologies for my inappropriate post. Jean.
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    Anyone Using Factory Cabs 54-57?

    Agreed, nuke them Dukes!
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    Those with good ears, please have a listen to this mix/master...

    Hi simeon, I think this track is good to go for my ears. Very well mastered. Almost sounds like your good friend is the one and only Pete Townsend; very similar voices.
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    Nice Job on the New Website!!!

    I was in serious withdrawal the whole week. I really needed to go deep to find adequate replacement fixes. First website I initiate daily is the FAS Forum, then the news... You folks at FAS did an amazing job with the new site, as usual. Thank you for bringing it back up so fast, no I can...
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    Nice Guy Dave Mustaine

    To put your statement in historical context, when did you spend time with Dave?
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    Nice Guy Dave Mustaine

    Or maybe Dave really got on his nerves (probably easy) and the tech said to himself, fuck it, Sabotage...
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