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  1. Project Mayhem

    Guitars through a vocal processor

    Theres no need for the guitar output from the tc, so no signal degradation. My setup is exactly as @blaggers described and it works fine.
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 12.08 Public Beta 4

    Just power cycle. Happened twice, both times the same switch on the fc-12. Power cycle resolved in each case, and have not had it since. Just to clarify, I’m not on the current beta, only mention as others have reported same symptom here.
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 12.08 Public Beta 4

    Had the same experience, but on previous firmware. Like you, reboot resolved it. Not on the current beta so can’t say it’s directly relevant.
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    Beauty of the Ideal - what grabs you

    Interesting question. But I’m not sure I’d try to quantify one over the other as we are wired to respond to each differently. I’ve seen some amazing things in nature, but none have compelled me to reproduce. Both are inspiring, but they don’t share the same circuit I recently took my bass...
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    Post Here if You've Received An FM3 Invite!

    Got the invite today, but not going to use it. Are they transferable?
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    Anyone know Stock Market software (ThinkorSwim) procedures? Options Trading?

    Actually, it’s great advice from the perspective of the OP who is paper trading, which, logically, leads to self directed trading... you don’t paper trade for a system or managed account. Impossible? It’s a binary choice. Flip a coin before the market opens each day...it won’t be long before...
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    Anyone know Stock Market software (ThinkorSwim) procedures? Options Trading?

    First and foremost, understand that paper trading is in no way indicative of actual market play. I can’t tell you how many self directed clients I have seen over the years get decimated because they never took into account the psychology of trading...which paper trading/simulation platforms...
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    FM3 Now Shipping

    That would be my guess as well. Pretty sure I’m in the first ten minutes of the announcement, and haven’t heard yet.
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    FM3 Now Shipping

    I would hope that you and leon would have a waitlist exemption, given all you do for the community, to say nothing of demoing the product. Should that not be the case, your welcome to mine, which should be very early.
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    Political, religious, or fringe, its still the same question. Yes the green interview is what has become mainstream to the point that news and talk shows openly discussing it. You have Colbert asking NDT about it and stoking the flames....even adding that the ISS feed has been recorded for two...
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    My money is on confirmation bias. They want to be validated, even from a source they don’t trust.
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    Your consistent I’ll give you that, but yet again, your asvab is showing. My mental health is fine and clearly exceeds your level of reading comprehension. This is the part where you will respond, by reading us your unsolicited resume, like so many times before, in an attempt to show why...
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    I’ll attempt to clarify my point again since some keep missing it. There are fringe belief groups out there that adhere to ideas outside of the commonly accepted norm. Some examples of which are: Flat earthers UFO’s Anti vaccination The ancient alien crowd The Illuminati NWO Foreign...
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    Perhaps you should re read the thread then.
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    At no point in this thread have I mentioned my train of thought, And in fact I have made clear that my point of interest here is how these events are going to affect those fringe groups, now that their pet theories have gained mainstream traction.
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    "Don Henley says the Eagles are done & Will Not Reunite With Glenn Frey's Son"

    Eddie and Alex said the same thing about re uniting with Roth during the Cherone period...saying then that Roth couldn’t do it vocally anymore and that it would be ripping off the fans....and yet.
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    Yes, something like that would seem to be more inline with the way he chose to state it. The linked version in this thread, is the walked back version that came out a day later, where they focus on the “possibilities” next years mission could reveal...the original interview doesn’t state it...
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    Well played! Last I checked, the double slit experiment was still undefeated, so literally anything is possible... Lets hope your right!
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    Possibly. But this guy was pretty specific in his choice of words...seems a tad over cautious for fossils in my opinion. If it was fossils or even microbial life...I doubt the general public would even stop posing for their next selfie, or drop the Xbox controller for even a couple of...
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    ^ yes this. So for these people, this combined with the Nimitz admission from a couple weeks ago, is going to be the tipping point for these people. Imagine if tomorrow someone started live streaming online a bearded dude walking on the pacific off of Santa Monica pier....how do think people...
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    No, not a NASA conspiracy....what the conspiracy theory crowd, such as the storm gate movement from last month...kind of a mainstream thing news wise (nuts as it was )....similar to the flat earth earthers, for example...surely, you’ve heard of those people right? My point being, how do you...
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    NASA intruige and the mother of all Conspiracies?

    Can you feel it coming? If you have been on the internet for longer than say a day or two, your probably aware that amongst conspiracy theorists, this is the one that nearly all the others feed. I can only imagine what’s going on with those people right now. Combine this coming announcement...
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    Help

    John the questionnaire asks for your date of birth.
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    RIP Ginger Baker

    One of the greats in so many ways.
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    Joker

    The score is well done, as are the track choices, but that’s not what you’ll be talking about afterwards.
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    Joker

    Wow...just wow. We crossed the rubicon for comic origins Won’t give anything away other than it makes ledger look like Cesar Romero. Like Don Vito, Oscar for two different actors playing same role.
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    1978 early Van Halen Live video clip

    Fucking greatness! Thanks for sharing, made my day.
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    Iconic song <-> movie associations

    Harry Nilsson, jump into the fire- Goodfellas. Perfect match for the scene It was used in.
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    Classic Songs whose mixes still hold up this day

    Can you and @bradlake please get together and write a book detailing the music you guys have experienced through the years? Both of you guys seem to have large libraries to draw from...particularly from the classic years....Do it in chronological order but in the style of the Jaws scene where...
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    Retro/Modern I Dig: Millimetric Instruments

    Didn't MAB solve the Ambidextrous issue like 30 years Ago? Interesting find though. As a guy who can't put down his Strandberg, it's good to see designers pushing against tradition.
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    Retro/Modern I Dig: Millimetric Instruments

    Pretty solid analogy.
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    Classic Songs whose mixes still hold up this day

    Funny, as a kid, my go to test was Great White Buffalo off of double live gonzo...yeah I know...but it sounded good at full volume...and I was twelve after all. But these days days it's pretty much any Steely Dan, as the OP suggested. Not too many days go by without the Royal Scam Album pouring...
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    Patriots fans good with this?

    This does seems likely. I think this has rosenhaus’ finger prints all over it. He knew in March what the patriots were willing to give for him. AB sees how the nba players are now forcing where they want to play, and how rich Paul has been involved in pulling strings, and tells rosenhaus...
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    Patriots fans good with this?

    Scary when you consider what he can do in that offense, which might be the best fit possible for him. By AB pulling this NBA move, I suspect you'll see the league react to try and find a way to protect the owners from this going forward.
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    Patriots fans good with this?

    I know there are some pats fans here (one pretty obvious one)....so the question is, do you think he’s (AB) worth it? I guess if the speculation about this being TB’s last rodeo is correct, then I could see the “why not” attitude...but given what we know now, this will be the ultimate test of...
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    Guitar Repairs Las Vegas area?

    ^ This.
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    The coming death of just about every rock legend

    Like the world doesnt supply enough bad news on the regular...now we feed the eight second attention span of the masses by anticipating it. People who create, never go away...we can’t talk to Jimi, but he still speaks to us everyday. The same will be true of everyone on that list and more.
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    Anyone else into VR stuff?

    Hopeful but on the sidelines waiting. A friend has the index, and while it's better than previous, its still not there for my purposes (DCS). The immersion is great, but I'm not willing to sacrifice IQ for it. Plus screen door is still an issue. This tech is changing very fast, so hopefully...
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    Vendor AustinBuddy's New "Brit Rock Royalty" TonePack Series!!!

    I knew it was a matter of time before someone took this approach, and of course it’s not surprising AB would come through like this. Perfect choice to start with, can’t wait to get these going tomorrow. I don’t need a demo...I know AB’s standard.
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    Vendor AustinBuddy's New "Brit Rock Royalty" TonePack Series!!!

    Can I just say what a badass avatar you have.
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 7.01

    Leon usually posts a video that kicks all the tires of new firmware. Just have to wait for the sun to rise in West Australia.
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    Good point. I saw the recent generation axe show and i was enjoying it, that is until Yngwie destroyed my hearing for the next week or so.
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    I’ve seen Racer X back in the day on the strip, and seen PG in Portnoys Who project, as well as the odd clinic here and there. Haven’t seen him play in a “solo” setting though...so perhaps it’s not a fair comparison in that regard. Amazing player for sure. As @unix-guy, mentioned, it was...
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    Same age and many of the same favorites, less the yes and marillion references. Also agree on the Vai and Joe takes. Never liked Vai’s tone, and only some of his playing speaks to me, having said that, I have nothing but respect for the man and will read or listen to anything he puts outs...he...
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    Excellent point. Definitely part of the conversation.
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    PRS New Technology. Nerd Content.

    It's a common trait of the driven mind. Short answer is when your good at one thing, you want to be good at everything. Exceptional people are rarely, if ever, content...it goes against their program.
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    Yeah I think his "philosophy" is the real key to his ability. Lose the ego and you lose the limitations it imposes...easier said than done.
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    What a stupid I am...to quote Roberto D. Thanks
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    Anyone else a McIntosh (Big Blue Meters] Geek?

    I’m always surprised to see people go for high end speakers, only to drive them with an av receiver. Monoblocks for the win.
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    I’ve seen that video series numerous times, and forced my band members to watch it as well. Sage advice throughout that would benefit any musician. Must have been a great experience for you. I’m fascinated and inspired by people who demonstrate true human potential...he is definitely in that...
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    “Non drumming element”? Not sure I’m following...but I am intrigued by your cryptic crumbs. Joe is the man. I have so many great Joe stories (I even had one of the six original chromeboy prototypes that never went into production because of him) I was always in the right place at the right...
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    Need advice for a funeral

    For some reason, every time this question comes up, I instantly think of “old school” and dust in the wind. I did see once that tears in heaven is the most commonly played tune at children’s services. Time to say goodbye is a popular choice as well... tough to sing though. That’s a tough...
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    The album is out and available on their merch table. Additionally, Marco has an album he did with Alex lifeson available as well. Like you, I’ve seen Joe countless times, going all the way back to the beginning...and he’s always surrounded himself with great players. Marco and Bryan are...
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    Good point! Yes, he has displayed a wide range of tools over the years and I would certainly put him towards the top in that regard. But having seen both multiple times, I would still say Guthrie. In fairness, the music itself makes different demands though.
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    Your going dig it. Marco Minnerman is one of the best drummers you'll ever see, and Bryan Beller, the bass player is no slouch either. They were Satriani's rhythm section for recent tours, but in this setting you can really see their chops... to say nothing about how insanely tight they are...
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    Is Guthrie Govan the Best* player?

    Saw Guthrie and the Aristocrats again last night and found myself in utter amazement again. I have seen greater players over the years...I haven't seen a better* guitar player than Guthrie. There are other players who "speak to me' more directly and whose music I prefer...but I have never seen...
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    Tony at it again...smh, Axe-Fx III inside and out video review

    Who wins in this culture of complaint, and what do they win? Here we are complaining about a guy who is complaining...and yes, I'm aware of the irony of that statement. But really...why? The other day you tube suggested an old Morton Downey Jr. episode from 91 with Ace Frehely and Joey...
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    Ancient Aliens - History channel

    Your first in, best dressed. The question is obvious... the answer, not so much.
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    Ancient Aliens - History channel

    The source is irrelevant if you are subjecting it to the same scrutiny...results speak for themselves, Hence the purpose of blind and double blind trials. If your goal is learning, and not agenda projection, then objectivity must be maintained. "Seeded" archeological sites? Not sure I'm...
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    Ancient Aliens - History channel

    Area 51 allows tourists? Has there been a policy change? I suspect you meant Roswell (your google powers are slipping), which I’m sure does attract tourists but it holds no appeal with me...I’m not “that guy”. I make no claim as to anything being legit or hoax (except Kennedy ), just that...
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    Ancient Aliens - History channel

    There are much larger subjects built on fraud than ufo’s, that people accept without question. People are inclined to see what they want to see...and rarely ever self criticize. It’s the people with no commercial agenda that intrigue me...it’s clear they believe what they saw. And what would...
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    Ancient Aliens - History channel

    First let me say welcome to the forums. Second, does Von Danniken owe you money? You seem to be overstating that point a tad. Although I do agree that any source of info needs to be questioned and nothing should be accepted on face value alone, and then once accepted, constantly re...
  63. Project Mayhem

    Ozzy’s “I Don’t Know” Live

    Well Done! You guys ever play up in DFW?
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    Safe To Tell

    Noble work...that I wish was unnecessary.
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    Topgun Maverick...anyone?

    Interesting, I was in roughly the same place at the same time (year at least)...I know exactly where I was may 17th of that year, but we would have been in the IO a couple of weeks prior to that...but we weren't attached to the carrier battle group so probably didn't get the invite.
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    Topgun Maverick...anyone?

    Genius! I will be appropriating that next practice. Now if Leon could whip out a Topgun medley on the Axe...be interesting to hear Danger zone in C through the atomica ;)
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    Topgun Maverick...anyone?

    I have a personal attachment to the original, and no, it's not for the Volleyball scene. Been waiting for decades for this, cautiously optimistic. Curious to see how they integrate the 14 in the last scene in the trailer, as it's long since retired and the rest of the trailer scenes have him...
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    Cakewalk by BandLab is getting incredible

    Unfortunately that is the case these days. Disagreement is healthy and promotes growth (among the open minded) . However, the old adage of “its not what you say but how you say it” also applies. Disagree with the position...but don’t attack the person, or culture, for having a different view.
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    NGD, and the power of Rationalization...

    Couldn’t agree more. I remember back when you got yours and that had an influence on me to check it out. I had seen Plini a couple of times and was really intruiged by the Strandberg, but when I saw that someone with your instrument knowledge was able to bond with it, then I knew it was more...
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    NGD, and the power of Rationalization...

    Yeah, I know what your saying. It’s what has kept me from getting a majesty...which are fantastic guitars...but I just can’t reconcile the look. Which is just stupidity on my part really...it either works or it doesn’t. The Strandberg, (and others) are a radical departure from the norm and...
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    Best strat setup video for factory defaults

    Glad it worked for you. It’s a pain the first couple of times, but for me it’s worth it to always be in tune no matter how I abuse the bar. I prefer the feel of this setup as well. I’ve never got the fender specs to stay in tune while still using the bar...even with roller nuts and locking...
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    Vai Academy 2019

    That's a great Story, sounds like a good experience for all.
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    Best strat setup video for factory defaults

    Claw angle does not determine what intervals will result. It could be parallel and still get those intervals. The purpose of the angle is to equally offset the string tension, so it is always in balance and returns to pitch. Given same spring setup...distance determines what intervals you can...
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    NGD, and the power of Rationalization...

    Do I need another guitar?...No. Did I need some new Monitors?...Yes. So while discussing with the manager options on a pair of a7x's...I happen to notice that the Kotzen Tele I have had my eye on for a while has finally gone clearance. I'm no Tele guy at all, but this one Is quite different...
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    Which preset/amp pack is the all inclusive

    Moke, Fremen, and others mentioned all do a great job and I have presets from most of them and would have no reservation in recommending them But I can describe Austinbuddy’s pack in one word.... comprehensive. IMO, they best show the potential of the unit...more so than even the factory...
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    Best strat setup video for factory defaults

    Additionally, @pauly ’s point about the six screws is important as well. They have to be dead straight and not tight...I screw them all flush to the body and then back them out a half turn each.
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    Best strat setup video for factory defaults

    Sure. I’ll try and get a couple of pics up this afternoon. The setup is pretty well described in @favance post. The first time you do this can be a little time consuming as you have to constantly adjust the claw and then re tune until you get the intervals you want (minor 3rd on g string). Once...
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    Gibson Firebird X and SG

    I assume they are not setup to make re-puposing the mahogany(?), body's work from an economics standpoint....but damn what a waste. How hard would it be to part them out? Say these don't meet our standard's... but any luthier who makes a donation of $25 (charity of choice...ideally...
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    Best strat setup video for factory defaults

    Carl Verheyen advice was the best for me personally. I float my Strat's closer to Jeff Becks setup than what Fender recommends and Set my spring claw as Carl suggest's....and it just works... always in tune.
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    Gibson Firebird X and SG

    Have some credibility issues with the "source" in the linked article. "The company’s culture dictated any instruments with even the smallest defect were not to be shared with the world"........ Has this dude never been to a Gibson dealer in the last ten years? Hell they had "defects" on their...
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    FS XiTone passive wedge

    PM sent.
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    What were your first amp modelers?

    Rockman soloist Digitech 2101 (with expansion card..the "XL" of it's day) Roland gp-16 (not sure I would call that a modeler) Digitech gnx4 AxeFX2 AxeFX3
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    Axe-Fx III tone/feel vs. Kemper?

    I always thought bailey/loni, was intentionally trying to recreate the Mary Ann ginger dynamic. Pretty sure Gibson would sue if you didn’t “play authentic” ...so ginger and loni are out.
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    Axe-Fx III tone/feel vs. Kemper?

    Absolutely!
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    R.I.P Rutger Hauer

    Time for a memorial Bladerunner viewing tonight.
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    What A Pain In The Neck!

    I know this going to sound crazy, but I have had amazing results with acupuncture (elbow, couldn’t even lift a coke can). I was a huge skeptic but saw some pretty remarkable results that my cousin got, so I decided to give it a shot. That was 25 years ago, and haven’t had a problem since. For...
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    Axe-Fx IV release estimate?

    I understood his point fine...just not the relevance. I hope he takes the plunge and enjoys it as much as we do.
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    Axe-Fx IV release estimate?

    Your company divulges new product info to its customer base far in advance of production, while at the same time telling them the product they are buying today will be eol shortly? I’m glad it works In your industry, but I can’t see how it would here. If a new, more powerful chip came out...
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    NGD: Suhr Strat

    And what a sister she was.
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    GM unveils a radically new Corvette

    The Hennessy vipers were pretty nuts back in the day. Be interesting to see what the lingenfelter/Hennessy/callaways do with this platform. I thought I saw that GM were planning a twin turbo/hybrid model in the neighborhood of 1000 hp down the road, but that may just be speculation.
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    Axe-Fx IV release estimate?

    Midi over usb. It’s amazing as is and always getting better .... but the wish list forum isn’t exactly empty, so some still feel it could get better. Depends on individual needs I guess.
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    Axe-Fx IV release estimate?

    A business that operates the way you are suggesting won’t be in business long, at least not in a competitive product driven market space. GM just announced the new vette at roughly the same price as the previous model (not unlike FAS has done previously) ..I’m going to go out on a limb and...
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    Axe-Fx III tone/feel vs. Kemper?

    Mary Ann everyday, and twice on sunday’s.
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    Axe-Fx III tone/feel vs. Kemper?

    The best opinion you can get would be your own. Use the trail period to see if it works for you...no risk if you don’t gel with it.
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    Need a refret on my Ibby Jem, suggestions?

    In the past I have used Chicago fret works (Steve) or straight frets in Austin (Danny). Both do very good work and straight frets has a plek machine if you want to give that a try. If you have the time, you might consider doing it yourself. I got a shitty epi years ago and used it as my mule...
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    Guitars with trems vs hardtail.. Tone/Snap/Clarity

    I upgrade the blocks on all my Floyd’s with FU tone’s brass blocks. It’s subtle in most cases, but definitely noticeable. To my ears, it adds clarity.
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