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  1. SarasotaSwing

    Allan Holdsworth. RIP. One of a Kind.

    I met him in the 80's when he opened for the Dixie Dregs at a joint called My Father's Place on Long Island. I was sitting at the bar and after he finished his set (which was mind-bending, of course) he came over to order a beer and sat down right next to me. It was my privilege to have been...
  2. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 4.00 Firmware Release

    Thanks, guys....again!
  3. SarasotaSwing

    FracTool - ultimate multitool for FAS devices

    Al, you rock!
  4. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Quantum Rev 3.00 Public Beta 2

    Loving it. Thanks again!
  5. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 2.04 Firmware Release

    Of course! The OT core loss values! How could I have overlooked those?
  6. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 2.04 Firmware Release

    This is a recorded announcement from Sarasota, Florida....thanks again guys!
  7. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 2.02 Firmware Release

    As usual, thanks for your awesomeness!
  8. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 2.01 Public Beta Zwei

    Once again, thanks a lot!
  9. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" 2.00 Public Beta Deux

    It's less filling AND it tastes great!
  10. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" 2.00 Public Beta Deux

    This is a recorded announcement: Thanks again guys!
  11. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 1.05 Firmware Release

    Thanks again! Btw, I now have "thanks again" permanently copied to my clipboard so I can just paste it into my posts. *LOL*
  12. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 1.03 Firmware Release

    If I knew what this is, then it's definitely what I would have been been waiting for. Thanks guys! Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving.
  13. SarasotaSwing

    $7500 guitar pick

    Is there a discount if I want to buy a dozen? I tend to lose them. ;)
  14. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 1.01 Firmware Release

    Quicker preset switching is a huge thing! Can't wait to try this out tonight.
  15. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 1.00 Firmware Release

    If you like that you should see his MFC-101 configuration. *LOL*
  16. SarasotaSwing

    TWO new Cab Packs!

    17 is the one I've been waiting for. Thanks!
  17. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 1.00 Public Beta

    Umm, did you dream this up while you were on vacation? ;-)
  18. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 20.00 Public Beta

    "The associated “CF Comp” parameter has been renamed “Preamp Comp” because most guitar players don’t know and don’t care what is a Cathode Follower." Yep, that would be me. *LOL*
  19. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 20.00 Public Beta

    Thanks! What happened to the vacation??? *LOL*
  20. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 19.01 Public Beta (1)

    Thanks, and enjoy your time off!
  21. SarasotaSwing

    Revised Bagpipes Patch v19

    Love it. Thanks!
  22. SarasotaSwing

    Finally Scored One

    Yeah, baby. Love it. Thanks for the latest addition!
  23. SarasotaSwing

    RIP Chris Squire

    Big loss. RIP, Chris.
  24. SarasotaSwing

    Sammy Speaks out

    Musicians and their drama.
  25. SarasotaSwing

    Cab Pack 13! Misha Mansoor!!!

    Exactly what I'm looking for! Thanks.
  26. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 19.00 Released

    Thanks again, guys! Nice weekend present.
  27. SarasotaSwing

    Cab Pack 13! Misha Mansoor!!!

    How about the Cab Pack with Austin Buddy's speakers? I thought that was in the pipeline a while ago.
  28. SarasotaSwing

    Suhr Is Being Bought Out!!!

    A company with $10 million in annual revenue being bought for only $11 million, and not even all cash.
  29. SarasotaSwing


    It won't work without those things? ;-)
  30. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 19.00 Public Beta #3

    Thanks again, guys!
  31. SarasotaSwing

    Factory ultra-res cab chart

    Excellent work. Thanks!
  32. SarasotaSwing

    50 delay blocks and 15 presets available! (v19)

    You are the delay guru. Thanks!
  33. SarasotaSwing

    Just ordered Fishman Fluence Pickups!

    Looking forward to it. I was intrigued by these.
  34. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 19.00 Public Beta #2

    Why you little devil, you.
  35. SarasotaSwing

    What guitar stool would you recommend?

    I use my old drum throne. *LOL* Works for me.
  36. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 19.00 Public Beta #2

    Phase 90 had one knob as well! Still the standard for me: simple and totally effective.
  37. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 19.00 Public Beta #2

    Thanks! Shouldn't you be barbecuing and drinking beer?
  38. SarasotaSwing

    New Carvin/Kiesel Model! And a Throwback!

    No, you're not. ;-)
  39. SarasotaSwing

    Smoke on the Water- Preset and Tab

    File seems to be gone!
  40. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.12 Released

    The Beta 19 thread served to once more confirm that this forum is replete with whiners and semi-literates.
  41. SarasotaSwing

    Question on guitar used to create the Factory Presets

    I am 99.9% sure Cliff stated he used a Strat for the clean presets and a PRS (humbuckers) for the lead presets. However, that was a long time ago and that may have changed with the more recent factory banks.
  42. SarasotaSwing

    Free OwnHammer 112 IRs

  43. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-fest Germany 2015 | Marshall 1960AX Greenback loaded now available

    The EU continues to become more oppressive (and a worse idea) every year as they think of new ways to suck individuals' income from their pockets.
  44. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.12 Released

    Thanks again, guys!
  45. SarasotaSwing

    Celestion Gold and Blue IR's - 2x12

    Thanks for sharing these.
  46. SarasotaSwing

    Mesa Studio Preamp

    So what's a Welsh rodeo like?
  47. SarasotaSwing

    Mesa Studio Preamp

    Love that Tribal Tech stuff!
  48. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.10 Released

    Thanks again, guys!
  49. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.08 Released

    Global menu - Axe-Fx II Wiki
  50. SarasotaSwing

    NGD: Kiesel Vader 6

    Nice! What coil selections do positions 2, 3, and 4 give you?
  51. SarasotaSwing

    I think I just shot my new favorite IR

    Praise the lord, a 1x12!
  52. SarasotaSwing

    Power amp modelling on or off when using real Cab & Direct FOH cab sims?

    The manual says to keep them on if you're running a solid state power amp.
  53. SarasotaSwing

    Power amp modelling on or off when using real Cab & Direct FOH cab sims?

    I just got one yesterday, so I've only spent two days with it. Its a killer little device and I run it to a 1x12 cab. Normal position, power amp sims ON. The OP apparently prefers them off, but to me it's way better with them on. It's plenty loud and sounds great. I've been running FRFR since...
  54. SarasotaSwing

    10 Guitar Solos in 1 | Andre Antunes | (Plexi 100w high)

    Just finished practicing. I guess I'd better get back to it.
  55. SarasotaSwing

    First time with power amp and guitar cab

    Ever since I've owned my Axe-FX I've only ever played it through my RCF, which I do love. That said, I've been curious about using a power amp and guitar cab. I have a Hughes and Kettner 1x12 loaded with a a late '50s Jensen Alnico speaker with an oversized magnet (it's been hemp reconed, can...
  56. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.08 Released

    After reading the horror stories about dialing in a good tone on the IIC+ I was prepared for the worst. However, it turned out to be as easy as pi r squared. I'm a fusion guy, so this won't work if you're a headbanger. I took the USA Lead preset and changed the amp to the IIC+ Deep. Then I...
  57. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.08 Released

    Thanks, guys!
  58. SarasotaSwing

    Perfect overkill guitar wiring solution for obsessive guitar nerds... like us :)

    I have a Toneshaper in my Strat. Similar concept that's been around for a while, except that it came with its own pots and 5-way switch. They've expanded and now also offer a bunch of other options. ToneShapers - Home
  59. SarasotaSwing

    Look What Arrived Today

    I see. Actually, I don't - it's complete gibberish to me. *LOL* However, it sounds like something out of the Kama Sutra.
  60. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.07 Released

    Ah, I see. Things must have changed from the original plan. My bad.
  61. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.07 Released

    I wonder if this is the actual one Cliff got from Petrucci: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbPgr63aaQ4
  62. SarasotaSwing

    Bludojai "clean?"

    Clean channel is not in the Axe-FX on this one.
  63. SarasotaSwing


    What, no Rod Laver IR? That one would clearly be the best of all time.
  64. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.07 Released

    Not surprised this came out tonight. It was probably bugging the shit out of him. Yes, that pun was intended.
  65. SarasotaSwing

    Why I won't be using the cab block for recording any more

    It's called human error for a reason. I'm pretty sure that even Steven Hawking has had some "ooops" moments as well. ;-)
  66. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.06 Released

    I've only checked it out on patch so far (my Bludo Lead patch). It's sounds a bit gainier, and there's better definition on all the notes on my high E string.
  67. SarasotaSwing

    So I played through a Two Rock combo yesterday.....

    I'm still picking myself up off the floor from this one! *LMFAO*
  68. SarasotaSwing

    Is Cab Pack 10 currently the only one using Mic + DI?

    "Volterra kernel extraction." This was what I've been waiting for. *LOL*
  69. SarasotaSwing

    The Secret Weapon: Transformer Match

    More usable knowledge. Thanks!
  70. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.06 Released

    Removed Update Amps All Presets utility because the majority of users don’t seem to grasp the purpose of this function. *LOL* Thanks, guys!
  71. SarasotaSwing

    Your favorite Amp/Cabs?

    Bludo Lead is now the only amp I use for lead. EVM-L 4x12 or 1x12 cab for now. I've got the cleans down to a short list of AC-15, AC-30, both with Tom's Mix cabinet, Vibrato Lux and Deluxe with their new UR factory cabs, and the Bludo clean. Bludo clean sounds WAY better in Firmware 18.04.
  72. SarasotaSwing

    x/y states - switching between them

    I would use Scenes. Change the x/y states as desired, save as new scene.
  73. SarasotaSwing

    My new JVC SRX 812P Powered Speaker with Axe FX 2

    Only 1500 watts? *LOL*
  74. SarasotaSwing

    I love it when Axe-Fx and forum users come out to one of my shows. ;0)

    I bought Allan Holdsworth a beer in the early '80s at a joint called My Father's Place in Long Island after he finished his set opening for the Dixie Dregs. Dude sat and talked to me for almost half an hour.
  75. SarasotaSwing

    I love it when Axe-Fx and forum users come out to one of my shows. ;0)

    See you on May 16th in St. Pete, Larry!
  76. SarasotaSwing

    Fractal-Bot 2.0.7

    Thanks, gents.
  77. SarasotaSwing

    Is guitar dead in popular music ?

    In the late '70s scientists told us all the oil on earth would be gone in 30 years.
  78. SarasotaSwing

    Eric Clapton is 70 today

    The first real guitar music I ever heard was when I accidentally came across the 16 minute live version of "Spoonful" from Wheels of Fire on the radio (yes, on the radio) when I was 10 or so. My little classically-trained mind was instantly blown and I knew right then I had to learn to play...
  79. SarasotaSwing

    since no reponse about axe meeting in tampa!

    Sorry guys, can't make it, but have fun!
  80. SarasotaSwing

    Cab-Pack 10!

    I'm pretty sure you can copy and paste them in one shot into empty slots using Axe Manage Cabs in Axe-Edit.
  81. SarasotaSwing

    RCF NX12-SMA for home use?

    I have one and use it all the time at home - sounds great at moderate levels as well as cranked.
  82. SarasotaSwing

    Not Certain "Upgrade" Installed - Please Advise

    MFC-Edit is the editing program, not the firmware. You have the correct firmware.
  83. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.04 Released

    Thanks guys!
  84. SarasotaSwing

    Fuzzbomb 2x12 UR

    The Eminence version of the EV is the EM12.
  85. SarasotaSwing

    Cab-Pack 10!

    Ah, I see. Very clever. Luring me in with a bunch of scrumptious 1x12s and 2x12s when there's another batch coming soon. Tempting me to buy both. Which I will, of course.
  86. SarasotaSwing

    Cab-Pack 10!

    I thought this Cab pack was supposed to have Austin Buddy's cabs in it? Am I mistaken or am I missing something?
  87. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fest Germany 2015 | CAB-PACK Teaser

    Excellent. Loved the Vox and the Super cabs from last time.
  88. SarasotaSwing

    ODS #102 Patch and Clip

    Works fine for me as is on 18.03.
  89. SarasotaSwing

    ODS #102 Patch and Clip

    This is the best lead patch I've ever played, and even works on the bridge pickup of my Strat, which is a miracle in itself. If you play fusion, you need to check this one out.
  90. SarasotaSwing

    Axe-Fx II Firmware 18.04 Public Beta

    More toys. Thanks!
  91. SarasotaSwing

    Amp or Preset for the 'fattest' single note lead?

    This is also excellent.
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