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  1. TremoloFan

    I am fast!

    Try stepping on a snake in bare feet. Starts out soft & squishy...then transitions quickly to stiff and scaly...like a small tree branch on the ground. FREAKED ME OUT!!! Happened over 10 years ago, I remember it like it was 10 minutes ago.
  2. TremoloFan

    Does storing/hanging a guitar from a wall hanger damage?

    My guitars have been on wall hangers for over 10 years. No issues.
  3. TremoloFan

    What weird tunings do you have your guitars in?

    Open G...brown sugar, start me up, honkey tonk woman, jumpin jack flash, etc.
  4. TremoloFan

    "Voodoo Child" Blues Shred with Patch Included!

    Your finger picking technique is amazing. Please do a video about that! Very impressive style and tone.
  5. TremoloFan

    VH Pitch on albums

    I tune down a half step but set the tuner offsets in the axe to 25 cents sharp. Sounds just right to me.
  6. TremoloFan

    New Suhr has "dead" notes :(

    I've experienced this problem with a Gibson ES-339, dead note on the G string 12th fret. I added a sustainer block from Fender (it clamps on the headstock) and it helped a little but that note still doesn't have the attack or sustain of any of its neighbors. I also confirmed the dead note...
  7. TremoloFan

    Don't Overlook Smoothing

    oh yeah, that works! Love this place and this hardware!!
  8. TremoloFan

    Don't Overlook Smoothing

    gotcha, thank you!
  9. TremoloFan

    Don't Overlook Smoothing

    thanks for trying to help me here @Jason Scott , but isn't that setting for choosing the cab that you're using in the preset...what does @FractalAudio mean when he said he sets it to 2.0?
  10. TremoloFan

    Don't Overlook Smoothing

    I don't see a setting labeled "speaker impedance" on that page unless I'm totally missing something...does it have a different name? Cabinet resonance perhaps?
  11. TremoloFan

    Don't Overlook Smoothing

    Thank you for this tip, where can I find the Speaker Impedance dial? just searched the manual and couldn't find anything. would love to try this if anyone can point me to the location of the Speaker Impedance setting. thanks again.
  12. TremoloFan

    Not a Bug UA Console Crashing when launching Axe-Edit

    Uninstalled and reinstalled the UA software and all is good now.
  13. TremoloFan

    Oh my, P90’s...where have you been all my life?

    That 3D quilt top is amazing! So beautiful.
  14. TremoloFan

    Not a Bug UA Console Crashing when launching Axe-Edit

    I am running AXE FX III firmware 12.0 Public Beta #2 and Axe-Edit III 1.04.02 RC 1 on an iMac with High Sierra and every time I launch Axe Edit with the UA console open, it crashes the UA application. If I try to launch UA Console with AXE Edit already running, it crashes the mac OS. Am I...
  15. TremoloFan

    Oh my, P90’s...where have you been all my life?

    That tone is glorious as well...I actually saw that thread, may have subconsciously led me to my own discovery! I’ll be grabbing that preset this afternoon, I’m also a huge Gilmour fan.
  16. TremoloFan

    Oh my, P90’s...where have you been all my life?

    I’ve owned a lot of Stratocasters, Telecasters and Les Pauls, but never had any with P90s. Then last week I was about to sell a les Paul Traditional because I just never liked the tone from the 57 classic humbuckers, but an idea hit me to try a set of Duncan Phatcat P90s. They are made to fit...
  17. TremoloFan


    This is so stupid, I’m only going to watch it five more times 🤪
  18. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 11.02 Public Beta #5 (Beta_4)

    Thanks for all the work over the holidays on all this...very happy customer here.
  19. TremoloFan

    Journey - “Separate Ways”

    Getting those harmonics to sound right has always been tough for me...you nailed it!
  20. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Latest 11.02 BETA Firmware FC Controller Bug

    Agree, hope all is well...
  21. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Latest 11.02 BETA Firmware FC Controller Bug

    I thought Cliff posted that there would be new firmware to fix this in a “few minutes” around noon yesterday. Haven’t seen anything unless I missed an update to that note. Cliff has been posting about dark matter and particle/wave theory...perhaps he posted the update in another dimension...🤪
  22. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 11.02 Public Beta #2

    Firmware Fridays are still alive and well! Thank you FAS. Also, I thoroughly enjoyed how Cliff and Austinbuddy discussed how to tweak/improve the zeppelin preset pack...not only does Cliff think enough of his customers to continually and frequently improve the product, somehow he finds time...
  23. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 10.02

    It’s not too late for another firmware Friday download-a-thon!
  24. TremoloFan

    Color Coded Presets - Frequently Reset

    I’ve experienced the same exact issue. In fact, now every empty preset slot is now the same color as the handful I manually selectors to color code...and some slots that were loaded with a preset and color coded are now blank. This started happening several axe edit updates back.
  25. TremoloFan

    The sense of loss is crushing. Axe-Fx III down for a few days.

    I laughed out loud when I read your post, @Burgs. I’m dealing with the exact same issue! My house was hit by lightning on Tuesday last week, it burned up the USB port on my III...along with about $2k worth of appliances and electronics throughout the house. My axe arrived at Fractal HQ today...
  26. TremoloFan

    Brownies. Free Preset and Video Demo.

    What is it with the dudes from down under? Every time I see a new post from @Burgs or @2112 (Leon) I am blow away by the content. You guys are my heroes, seriously! You are so generous to share your skills and insight, thank you!
  27. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 6.02, Axe-Edit 1.01.09 and FC Firmware 1.08

    Firmware Friday! Love it. Thank you FAS.
  28. TremoloFan

    Build a rock rig in 5 minutes

    Leon, you’re videos have become “must see” items for me...you are very talented, thank you for sharing so much of your knowledge in these clips.
  29. TremoloFan

    *FREE* Far-Field Session #2 Cab Pack for Axe-Fx Users

    Thank you for this tip...can’t wait to try it out. @yek, is this wiki worthy?
  30. TremoloFan

    Basic question on output levels

    Chris, thank you for the reply. If unity gain is not the goal, then why is it mentioned in the manual for outputs 3 and 4? If using the AXE as an audio interface, or if using it to bring in audio via USB, knowing how to achieve unity gain is a relevant goal in my opinion. If I'm looking at...
  31. TremoloFan

    Basic question on output levels

    I've always been slightly confused about how to create a unity gain setup using the level control on individual blocks and the output level control knob on the front of the unit. Specifically, I have never understood why the quoted section of the user manual is written this way... Output Level...
  32. TremoloFan

    Other People's Presets

    ^^THIS!^^ I had no idea a pick could influence tone so dramatically until I actually did a test with about ten different pick formulas and thicknesses, MAJOR difference in tone. So much so, that I changed my favorite flavor of pick based on the test. If you're curious, they are Taylor brand...
  33. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 5.00 Beta #3

    Thanks, Chris! My paranoia has decreased significantly...
  34. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 5.00 Beta #3

    Thank you for all the innovation and updates! I know Axe Edit still needs to be updated to be fully compatible with this release. However, I am wondering if using Axe Edit with this release can cause any harm or unwanted results? In other words, can I still use Axe Edit for the functions that...
  35. TremoloFan

    Mini LCD wish - bigger text or bold

    Add me to the list of "older" players who cannot read the small strips while standing...I'm 6'2" and have good eyesight, don't need glasses for distance (just had an eye exam in Dec.). I've tried adjusting contrast, etc., doesn't help enough. I really hope Fractal is listening here and can do...
  36. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 3.00 Beta

    here you go folks... Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Notes 3.00 Improved amp modeling. Improved speaker compliance algorithm. Improved algorithms for modulation effects. Improved Tone Match block graphs. Added “EQ Off / On” control to Amp block. This modifiable parameter turns the graphic EQ on...
  37. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 3.00 Beta

    I know what I'm doing after work!
  38. TremoloFan

    Question for Experienced Luthier...or Cliff

    Here is a short "white paper" on the issue. Much of this is over my head but I think I'm starting to understand. I had no idea this could happen and I've been playing guitar for 40 years! Would still love to hear more ideas for resolving the issue.
  39. TremoloFan

    Question for Experienced Luthier...or Cliff

    Very interesting, thanks for sharing this idea! @Hubertus, do you have a theory as to why this "fixed" the problem? I am trying to understand this issue with my severely limited knowledge of physics, acoustics and tone woods.
  40. TremoloFan

    Question for Experienced Luthier...or Cliff

    @Michael Pickens, thank you for that link! Won't this cause some sort ripple in the time/space continuum if I clamp a "Fender" fat finger on a "Gibson"? ;) Seriously, I was hoping there would be a known solution like changing the saddle material, or the string gauge or something that didn't...
  41. TremoloFan

    Question for Experienced Luthier...or Cliff

    No, when I lean the headstock against something firm (the wall, side of heavy wooden desk) the note rings out clear as a bell and sustains just like the any other note in that area of the neck. This tells me that this is a resonate frequency issue because I am changing the mass of the neck by...
  42. TremoloFan

    Question for Experienced Luthier...or Cliff

    I need some help. Just as a guitar speaker cab has a resonate frequency, I've been told that a guitar body and/or neck have a resonate frequency. If a fretted note is too close to the body and/or neck's resonate frequency, the fundamental note will die out prematurely and the...
  43. TremoloFan

    BUG: Static noise in FW 1.17

    Some of you should work for the FBI or CIA, nice sleuthing skills!
  44. TremoloFan

    The Fender Deluxe Reverb is spot on!

    Not only is the Fender spot on, so are your chops!
  45. TremoloFan

    Tweed 5F8 - "People Get Ready"

    That was nice...thanks for sharing.
  46. TremoloFan

    Coming soon...

    the hokey pokey?
  47. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 1.16 Beta

    Firmware Friday is alive and well!
  48. TremoloFan

    What's your FC pedal waitlist signup date/time?

    5/17 @ 9:43am ET. Reserved a 12...hope it will be worth it.
  49. TremoloFan

    possible minor bug in Fractal Bot

    using the latest version of fractal bot on a mac (high sierra 10.13.6) while running a firmware update on the Axe III, the "receive" tab is still active and when clicked (while running the firmware update) causes undesired text overlays and possibly other issues if any buttons are pressed (smart...
  50. TremoloFan

    Looking for opinions on Strat pups

    And, you know some some very influential forum members say “guitar pickups don’t matter!” https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/guitar-pickups-dont-matter.129468/
  51. TremoloFan

    Looking for opinions on Strat pups

    Anything Kinmann makes, if you want noiseless tone that blows your mind (and budget). I love them. Or if you want vintage noisy tone, go with a set of Fender Pure Vintage 59s.
  52. TremoloFan

    Amp in the Room?

    I wonder if Cliff's phone is blowing up with texts from ML, OwnHammer and others? I am very curious to try this out tonight when I'm back in the guitar dungeon. Thanks for the idea, Cliff! @Marco Fanton, can you post that sweet preset? I know I can build it based on Cliff's post, but...
  53. TremoloFan

    Classic Marshall, old-school fuzz. Demo video and a couple of presets.

    @Burgs - you sell a lot of equipment these days. I picked up a MM Cutlass a few months ago purely based on how great you made it sound in your video. I hope your sponsors know how good you are for them! And please keep posting these great videos and presets. I really appreciate what you do...
  54. TremoloFan

    Vendor AustinBuddy's Axe-Fx III 1400+ Naked Amps TonePack - firmware 14.x TonePack update coming later December 2020!

    @austinbuddy, did you mean to just repost ^^ this ^^ or did your reply get lost somehow? I am curious about these questions as well. Thanks.
  55. TremoloFan

    Axe Edit III - updates galore

    just a friendly notice to those who only visit this thread...take a look at the AXE Edit III thread for what appears to be nearly daily updates to Axe Edit III, they're working hard for us, thought you'd like to know.
  56. TremoloFan

    Firmware 1.11

    I bet it will be released... soon!
  57. TremoloFan

    Experimented with Copper Foil Tape...

    Also, doing this cuts down on the EMI from my computer/monitor dramatically. I can now sit right in front of it (2 feet away) and almost no noise at all, amazing.
  58. TremoloFan

    Experimented with Copper Foil Tape...

    I prefer tape over paint. Stewmac has some great deals on the tape every so often. I have never been able to get the paint to have continuity throughout without at least two thick coats, and the mess associated. If using copper tape, make sure the adhesive is conductive or that you "connect"...
  59. TremoloFan

    Fender Bassman 59 Bassguy, Stereoizer and Stereo Tri-Chorus

    I know what I'm doing tonight!
  60. TremoloFan

    Implemented Auto-select new block added to grid

    Y'all are the best! Thanks for the support @yek!
  61. TremoloFan

    Implemented Auto-select new block added to grid

    When I place a new block on the grid and select an amp, effect, etc., the block is not "selected" automatically after choosing the item to be placed in the block (amp, effect, etc.). I then have to manually click on the new block to select it then make edits. Would make much more sense for the...
  62. TremoloFan

    Fractal vs UAD Amp Emulation - Friedman DIRTY SHIRLEY

    So Andrea Maccianti, can you tell us which one is UAD and which is FAS?
  63. TremoloFan

    Need to move pickguard screw holes (just a bit)

    I would go with dowels to plug the old holes then drill new ones where you want them. Use a hardwood dowel that is similar to the wood of the guitar body. You can pickup a dowel rod at Home Depot or Lowe's very cheaply. Find a YouTube video demo and you're home free.
  64. TremoloFan

    FC Series Controllers Waitlist

    I'm on the list...when should I start manically refreshing my email? Wait, don't tell me...soon, right? I'm a bit miffed that they didn't use the AXE-III wait list to do this, but no one asked me to run Fractal. Just glad I saw this fairly early so hopefully the wait won't be too bad, we'll see.
  65. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III - my first preset: VH

    I'm digging it! Let us know when you post the preset. Thanks for sharing.
  66. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx III wait list: Let us know when you get notified...

    Confirmation 1/29 @ 10:42 EST Invitation 4/2 @ 4:13 pm EDT Pulled Trigger 4/2 @ 4:37pm EDT Shipping Confirm 4/3 @ 8:21am EDT Arrival Expected by Friday!!!!
  67. TremoloFan

    How is FAS going to announce the FC waitlist?

    Well that's frustrating if true. FAS, can we get clarification on this?
  68. TremoloFan

    How is FAS going to announce the FC waitlist?

    It would be great if FAS used the AXE III waitlist as a starting point for the FC waitlist. Then let anyone else who wants one to jump on the list after those who've already committed to the III have had a chance to order one. I'm sure FAS appreciates all of us helping them run their business...
  69. TremoloFan

    How is FAS going to announce the FC waitlist?

    Cliff or M@, Just wondering where I should be looking for the first notice that the FC waitlist is open...will it be posted here in the forum (which thread), on the FB page, or on the website first? Just need to know where to obsessively refresh a page...thanks!
  70. TremoloFan

    Cmon people, where the waitlist order thread lol

    1/29/18 @ 9:42 CST Has it been determined how the wait list for the floor controller will work? Would be nice to offer the option for prepayment or purchase to the those on this wait list when paying for the III, just a suggestion.
  71. TremoloFan

    Acoustic Christmas

    I hear you Geezer...couple years ago I had to do a bunch of John Denver Christmas songs for a show...I gained a new appreciation for his finger picking skills. Still can't believe I pulled that one off.
  72. TremoloFan

    My conclusion about guitar gear forums

    All things in moderation...works for me for just about everything in life.
  73. TremoloFan

    Are All XL+ Units Equal?

    I see what you did there...but I usually go for the woody tone, not the weedy tone!
  74. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 7.02 Public Beta

    I may be stuck in my "tweed" phase for quite a while! Which is a good thing with this new FW.
  75. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 7.02 Public Beta

    Fender amps have never sounded so good. I just watched a short video on Reverb about Bonamassa's amp collection in his Nerdville house...all I could think of is "I have almost all those amps too...and I only paid $2k!!!!!" THANK YOU, Cliff and everyone at FAS.
  76. TremoloFan

    Can the Axe Fx emulate the in the room "thump"?

    I'm sure it was the drummer's fault...either him or the keyboardist. They take the blame for everything. ;)
  77. TremoloFan

    SRV Number One

    I wondered about that issue. If the business is only selling bodies, is that still a copyright violation or does it need to be a whole guitar before it's considered a violation? What about Yaniz Custom Guitars...anyone buy from them and live to tell about it?
  78. TremoloFan

    SRV Number One

    ^ Thanks boogieman, I have purchased bodies from them in the past and should have thought to ask if they would do an SRV "replica". And I agree, they sound great, very resonant and the relicing is just right.
  79. TremoloFan

    SRV Number One

    Does anyone have a resource (link or email address) for a few good SRV #1 relic builders in the USA? I have some cash burning a hole in my pocket and I've always wanted to have one of those dirty, beat-up tone monsters. I've done a thousand online searches and a lot of old info is out there...
  80. TremoloFan

    Eric Clapton Mid Boost Simulation

    This sharing of info and creative questions responded to by Cliff amaze me beyond words. So cool. Now, I have a question about using a Clapton Strat with the Axe. How can I set it up so I have a good input level without the boost and still have headroom for the full boost without clipping...
  81. TremoloFan

    59 Deluxe

    Yeah, I'm not liking that rookie moniker, perhaps I could lose it if I posted more...I've been lurking around here for two and half years, just don't post very often. Mr Veteran ethomas1013, would you care to share a tweed deluxe preset for a lowly rookie to learn from?
  82. TremoloFan

    59 Deluxe

    I searched the forum but didn't think to dig into the wiki! Thank you very much for this info. This place is amazing.
  83. TremoloFan

    59 Deluxe

    Is it possible to explore the 5E3's tonal variances using both channel volume knobs simultaneously (in conjunction with the tone knob, of course), both jumpered and non-jumpered in the AxeFx? I assume the jumpered options would have to be modeled, correct? If not how can I simulate jumping the...
  84. TremoloFan

    Cliff only deserves half of the money he will get when I buy a new Fractal

    Mark's not just a robot, he's a living breathing example of how far AI has evolved...Cliff still has one bug to fix with him though, those silly looks he makes at the camera when he's in a groove. :-P
  85. TremoloFan

    Is this possible?

    Yes, I have noticed that the dials will go to a different setting if I double click on one, but the setting it goes to is not always the default for that specific amp or effect, etc. I think I read somewhere on the forum that double clicking sends it to a "safe" or usable setting for that...
  86. TremoloFan

    Is this possible?

    While I twiddle my thumbs anxiously awaiting new presets....does anyone know if the following is possible either via the front panel or via Axe-Edit? Being able to return individual knobs (settings) to their default position would be a very helpful tool when dialing in tone for any type of...
  87. TremoloFan

    Wish - Double clicking to get back to individual default!

    Has this idea ever gained any traction? I would use this feature every day.
  88. TremoloFan

    46 Strange Guitars...

  89. TremoloFan

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.00 Public Beta

    A crunch knob?!?!?! Yummy!! Also, after upgrading I had to go into my plexi preset and reset the variac setting...it jumped back up to 100% when I upgraded. This is so much fun. Can't wait till Axe-Edit catches up and I can really start playing around. Fractal...you folks are beyond...
  90. TremoloFan

    Favorite guitar tones

    David Gilmour - The Wall and Momentary Lapse... Has anyone with an Axe FX been able to create a Run Like Hell preset that sounds right with a Telecaster? Post a link if you know of one, thanks.
  91. TremoloFan

    Eddie Van Halen Interview at the Smithsonian

    Ok, going way out there on this one... I've found that many true innovators and visionaries often lack basic social skills, in fact some have serious ethical and moral issues. It's like if you're amazingly gifted in one area, you're almost automatically lacking in the other. Think about it...
  92. TremoloFan

    NGD Connundrum!

    If you like a bright tone with just enough mid and low end to balance it, I'd go with a Taylor. I have two 400 series (a 6 and a 12 string) and I love the tone they provide. Of course many people have strong opinions about how much the Elixir strings contribute to the tone of those guitars...
  93. TremoloFan

    Audio interface upgrade

    Thanks for the feedback. I mainly use my 610 for vocal mics or for my Taylor Acoustic. I only need four inputs and four outputs. Not looking to spend more than $500ish. Really just looking for something in that price range with the best possible preamps and high bit rate processing. I'll...
  94. TremoloFan

    Just a thought....add a link to the WIKI

    Perfect! Thank you.
  95. TremoloFan

    Audio interface upgrade

    Looking for suggestions to upgrade my audio interface. I currently have an M-Audio ProFire 610 connected to my 2013 iMac via FireWire (via a thunderbolt adaptor). The 610 is now a "legacy" product which means no more driver updates in the future. I don't need more inputs or outputs, but I...
  96. TremoloFan

    NGD: Damn You Mark Day!!! :)

    mr strat, did you pay retail or did you find someplace with a decent discount? I've had my eye on one of these for a long time, but the retail on them is too painful for me to pull the trigger. And when I see them on eBay, I am paranoid about the Asian counterfeit scams. Suggestions on how...
  97. TremoloFan

    Just a thought....add a link to the WIKI

    I've been doing a lot of research on getting the most out of my Axe and I find myself reading an interesting forum post which then sparks me to want to check something on the WIKI...it sure would be nice to have a link to the WIKI right here on the forum, perhaps in the "quick links" drop down...
  98. TremoloFan

    Creating a VH II Preset

    He has a modifier on the cab block for volume (db level) kill that and you'll have sound. Or plug an expression pedal into ext. controller 1 and you can control the volume.
  99. TremoloFan

    Creating a VH II Preset

    The panning is done in the grid, not in post. and you're right the volume was way too low on that clip...was up too late last night. Here it is louder.
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