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    Waitlist Email

    Waitlist email: 27 Aug, 3:33 PM EDT Purchase Invite: 18 Oct, 1:15 PM EDT
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    FM3 Firmware Version 3.02

    Thanks!!! Good timing, gotta run and get to installing!
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    FM3 Wins Gear of the Year Award

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    RIP "Mary Ann"

    Very sad - first big crush :disrelieved: :disrelieved: :disrelieved:
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    FM3 Firmware Version 3.0

    Merry Christmas indeed! Thanks!
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    Wireless guitar recommendations

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    Wireless guitar recommendations

    Have had good luck w Carvin WG5. Black Friday sale now https://carvinaudio.com/collections/on-sale/products/wg5-wireless-guitar-and-bass-system
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    RIP :disrelieved:
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    Great Music Movies To Stream?

    Not sure what your tastes are but "Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice" is good.
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    FM3 Now Shipping

    Ordered. 4/23 1:45pm EST
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    Feedback creator

    Couple years old but still good info https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/axe-fx-iii-block-to-simulate-freqout.143984/post-1703888
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    Block Libraries for Effects?

    Was this the one? https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/the-mother-of-all-pedal-and-effects-emulations-thread-for-ax8.147697/
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    FM3 Now Shipping

    It's my birthday today - THANKS!
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    Rick Beato using a III

    Didn't see this anywhere on the forum but Rick posted Episode 78 of his "What makes this song great" series featuring Deftone's Minerva a couple of days ago. Looks like he is using a III in the video. While not a tube snob he has usually said he prefers amps but he does make patches for Helix...
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    Synth pad - simple?

    This is for AX8 but should be similar in III Thanks to Leon Todd! @2112 Which was a follow up to this
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    Heart 'Magic Man' - Can the Axe-Fx 3 pull it off?

    Used to play this in a Heart tribute band about 10 years ago w/ @xrist04 with our Ultra's at the time. I played the clean part with IIRC a Fender with stock flanger. He played the solos with a Les Paul in standard tuning. Not sure but I think he was using a Marshall model with an OD but lord...
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    Does anyone else not gel at all with acoustic guitars?

    From watching Monte Montgomery it seems you need a 30+ year old guitar that looks like it was rode hard and put up wet (a Willie Nelson "Trigger") kinda guitar. Somewhere he says it's an 87 Alverez Yairi - oh and it doesn't hurt to have magic fingers.....
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    Preset Bundle - Sykes & Underrated Amps

    Thank you! I had just done a drag and drop with Axe-Manage Presets which worked but obviously didn't bring the cabs in. Imported as bundle and she took off and worked! They all sound really good - Thanks again!
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    Preset Bundle - Sykes & Underrated Amps

    I moved a bunch of my user cabs around recently and don't have any cabs in U06, U18, and U19 so no sound for me on these presets (except Sykes - sounds good!. I'm sure you have said before what cabs you were using but I can't find it. Please refresh my memory - Thanks!
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    Tests today: tube power amp/speaker vs IRs

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    Fire Romo - Please NFL

    Romo was best part of that game.......
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    Barefoot Buttons

    Some Barefoot correspondence from 2017 - super helpful folks! I had lost one of the allen wrenches and wanted to get some spares.
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    Dumble clip with Axe-Fx Ultra

    May have to go find my old Ultra in one of the piles in my gear room. Excellent sound and playing!
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    SC question

    You need to be online with your AX8 and import the .syx file into AX8-Edit to see and hear the settings in the file
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    Legacy Presets AX8 AustinBuddy Dream Rigs 1000+TonePack Available, for fwQ10.01 (last available AX8 firmware)

    Just downloaded again and everything working great. THANKS!
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    Legacy Presets AX8 AustinBuddy Dream Rigs 1000+TonePack Available, for fwQ10.01 (last available AX8 firmware)

    Thanks Rex - that kinda worked and some of the files started copying but then it threw up: Hitting Try Again didn't work and skipping threw up new errors with different .blk names
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    Legacy Presets AX8 AustinBuddy Dream Rigs 1000+TonePack Available, for fwQ10.01 (last available AX8 firmware)

    Just purchased. Help! Get following error when trying to open zip file: Hit OK several times but get same error with different archive names. Tried several times and moved file to different locations with shorter path names but no luck getting it to unzip. Tried downloading a 2nd time and...
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    Wah - always on when pedal not connected

    Turn PC Reset - ON. Plug in pedal and turn Wah off, save preset. Now when pedal not plugged in it will start up in off state.
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    Fractal Audio AMP Models: Yeks PDF Guide

    I was getting this error I clicked the OK and was left with the page shown above where I clicked on the file and it worked correctly
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    Fractal Audio AMP Models: Yeks PDF Guide

    I tried this and I get the same error but it also pops an Adobe Acrobat DC page that looks like this When I click on the file in this page it opens correctly - not sure what is happening. It is the DC version or Document Cloud so I'm assuming it has something to do with the cloud app - bet...
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    Axe-Fx III block to simulate FreqOut?

    Not the same but similar XL Patch on Axe Change http://axechange.fractalaudio.com/detail.php?preset=3025 Will have to convert w FracTool
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    Anyone using Austin Buddy presets live?

    Never seen them on sale but excellent price for what you get.
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    Anyone using Austin Buddy presets live?

    Been very happy live with AustinBuddy presets for over a year now. For my specific guitar and FRFR setup (JP15 and CLR) I have to back off bass a little bit but they are very useful and work well in a live situation. Never had an issue with too bright on any of the presets (again could be my...
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    Help me decide which Musicman guitar to get

    Love my JP15. Plays better than any of my other guitars and sounds great, little on dark side tone wise but easy to compensate. Took a hard look at several Majesty models but neck was a little wider than I prefer. JP15 fit like a glove and unfinished neck is great.
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    Modifiers for Blocks on AX8

    From page 74 of AX8 User Manual:
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    Early Rolling Stones Amps?

    Sorry, I just had a chance to power up my AX8 and I am using the Double Reverb Nrm amp in my preset. Vibroverb may be a little bottom heavy but still a sweet preset. Bad brains on this end.....
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    Modifiers for Blocks on AX8

    Possible fix - Turn PC Reset on in controller modifier screen. https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/wah-wont-turn-off-dang-it.128835/#post-1565948 Page 70 in AX8 User Manual
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    Early Rolling Stones Amps?

    Found several references online to Fender Tweed Champ and Harvard amps he used in the early 60's. Found a 1964 video of Carol where it looks like he's playing a Fender Super Reverb but it may have been a provided backline so who knows? I use Austin Buddy's VibroVerb preset with compression and...
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    Beginner amp?

    A friend really likes this as a basic amp with some built in effects - Fender Super Champ X2 https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/SupChampX2--fender-super-champ-x2-15-watt-1x10-inch-tube-combo-amp If I'm not mistaken here's our buddy Fremen playing it's predecessor the XD. The X2 is newer...
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    Axe-Edit with Ultra

    my bad - mine is the Anniversary Edition also
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    Cigarette smell in used Axe-Fx II

    Amen, brother!
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    Axe-Edit with Ultra

    What they said...... M-Audio MidiSport 2x2 - 10 years, no problems
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    Care to post your live band recordings?

    No - my SG buddy is using a rather crappy Digitech RP360 pedal into a Roland JC120 and miked. I have an XLR feed to PA and use the CLR for local feedback. I remember they had me turn down my stage volume later so this video is probably a bit of both - use CLR on a stand as backline.
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    Care to post your live band recordings?

    Live video - AX8 -> CLR. Not a whole lot of guitar but audio was good, think that's Austin Buddy's Vibroverb preset.
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    Synth tone - The Cars - Just What I Needed

    Check here http://www.simeonharris.co.uk/Blocks/blocks.html There are 40 synth presets - one should get you close Thanks @simeon, feel free to donate to him if you find something usable!
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    Edge of Breakup Presets - Lone Star & More

    Don't see link in description but patch is on AxeChange http://axechange.fractalaudio.com/detail.php?preset=6291
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    Is it Possible to Create a Preset That is Tuned Down by 1/2 Step?

    Search is your friend https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/how-do-you-drop-your-pitch-a-half-or-whole-step.87249/
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    Digitech FreqOut + Axe-FX II = Win

    FracTool had no problem converting it. I didn't have a chance to try it out, not near my rig right now.
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    trying to update firmware

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    AX8-edit custom scales?

    Hopefully this will help. I don't think you can do it in Edit - think you have to use the front panel.
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    AXE -FXII now on Close Out sale status in store! Get one while u can!

    My Mark I and I say you are right! (I hope, I hope, I hope....... probably not)
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    Can my AX8 make my guitar sounds like a keyboard?

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    Jerry Reed & BB King. Nice!

    Good stuff!
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    New User - Many questions

    Here is an excellent resource, although it is not free, but is a very thorough basic walk through of Axe-Fx functionality. Well worth the price IMHO. https://www.creativelive.com/class/using-axefx-cooper-carter If this works for you he also has an advanced class...
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 9.04 Firmware Release

    Check out https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/the-new-austinbuddy-naked-amps-tone-pack-rules.129370/page-11#post-1572646 Thanks @austinbuddy , @AlGrenadine
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    Tips to thicken the tone in one guitar bands

    Some good info in these threads https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/video-haas-delay-and-how-to-use-it.113156/ https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/double-tracked-guitar-effect-idea-patch-setup-question.127916/ Thanks to @Danny Danzi
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    [Solved] Cab Pack 1&2

    Glad to help! Good luck in the black hole of auditioning IR's :eek:
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    [Solved] Cab Pack 1&2

    Just tried it on Pack 1 & 2 and no problems using either Axe-manage Cabs or single import. Make sure you are in AxeFX II folder and not Ultra+Std folder
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    Delete Presets quickly?

    Assuming you want to delete or clear the presets the easiest way is to open Axe-Manage Presets select the first preset you want to clear hold down Shift and scroll to last preset and select it This should highlight all the presets between the first and last Right click and select clear or...
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    Do you use AX8 with our without a pedalboard?

    Here ya go - all 62 pages going back to Dec 2015 https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/show-us-your-ax8-rig-post-your-pics.107905/
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    Santa Cruz...heard of these guys

    Full show from AXS TV - easy to spot the 2 green screens in the opening shots. Assuming they are in the fx loop of the Marshalls.
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    AX8 Video Tutorial, Part 1 (of 8 to come)

    Excellent information. Thanks for taking the time to do this!
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    Windows 10?

    Been on Windows 10 almost 2 years now and no issues. The new GUI takes some getting used to but works well. On newer fast computers I have perceived no speed differences. (I have done 20+ installations over last year and all have been solid) Only issue I have had is Microsoft forces updates on...
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    About that free cab pack

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    Bagpipes for the AX-8

    I had a chance to look at the preset and now I remember the original had a 2nd synth for the drone and a tone match - neither of which are available in the AX8 - sorry. The sound was close enough for what I needed at the time for a short intro so it worked for me.
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    Bagpipes for the AX-8

    Here's a conversion I did a while back - not near my AX8 so I can't check it out. Let me know if it works.
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    wah won't turn off! Dang it.

    I found that when I'm at a gig and pedal plugged in everything works fine. When I get home and pedal not plugged in the wah was engaged. After reading the manual (I know "crazy talk") I found that turning PC Reset On - would reset wah value to zero and no wah when pedal not plugged in. Default...
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    AustinBuddy Naked Amps Tone Pack (still) Rules! ... New Website up...FM3...coming soon(ish)

    https://axefxtutorials.selz.com/item/5431a88eb7987201d48e2a72 Preset audition - 2:20
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    Software FracPad III - iOS/Android/Mac/Win Editor for the Axe-Fx II/XL/XL+, AX8/FX8, Axe-Fx III and FM3

    I found this but not sure of compatibility - might break your device and no guarantee Fracpad will work - be careful http://neoupdate.us/custom-rom-nougat-7-0-for-samsung-galaxy-tab-3-lite-sm-t110/
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    Software FracPad III - iOS/Android/Mac/Win Editor for the Axe-Fx II/XL/XL+, AX8/FX8, Axe-Fx III and FM3

    I couldn't run FracPad on my V6 Android - kept getting an openGL error on my ASUS Zenpad tablet. After recent upgrade to v7 everything started working - not sure if that's a possibility for you but worth trying if you can upgrade
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    Previewing Cabs in Real Time

    You are welcome. Between @chris, @ccroyalsenders , @2112, and @austinbuddy videos and responses anyone who complains on here about not being able to get a good tone or poor documentation is not doing their homework. Kudos to FAS Forum members - especially the ones I forgot to mention (@yek...
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    Previewing Cabs in Real Time

    Cabs start at 15:50 https://axefxtutorials.selz.com/item/5431a88eb7987201d48e2a72 Props to @chris
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    700+ Naked Amps TonePack for AX8 Release

    As above I load up the browser in Axe-Manage Presets and audition them till I hit one I like and save it. I go back later and add effects as needed and ready to go. I gigged this past weekend with VibroVerb, Vox, and Capt Hook 2A presets from this pack. It was on fw 9.01 - per Austin Buddy...
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    Acoustic Guitar Sounds from Electric Guitar — Possible?

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    First Cab Pack Purchase - Presets vs Cabs

    Welcome to the machine....... Austin Buddy's 700 Naked Amps TonePack https://austinbuddy.com/products/preset-tones/ is a "preset" pack with excellent basic amp setups that you can customize with effects and IR's. Best bang for your buck I've found.
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    First Cab Pack Purchase - Presets vs Cabs

    Mine were included in a folder in the download
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    First Cab Pack Purchase - Presets vs Cabs

    If I understand your question right you are looking for presets in your Cab Packs. Not all Cab Packs include presets I only have #7 and #13 listed above. I see some presets in 7 but none in 13. Most of the Cab Packs I have purchased do not include presets. The IR's are to be used in presets...
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    Need Firmware: Quantum 8.01 for AxeFx II Mark I

    This site has had no updates since Feb of this year - no Quantum 8. Still a good resource!
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    Help!how to update to latest 9.0 from old 5.02fw?

    I noticed a couple of weeks ago the site hasn't been updated since Feb this year. I don't know who started or maintains this site. It sure has helped me out several times over the past few years. I see the host site is in French and I see AlGrenadine has posted - it may be his handy work. If so...
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    Help!how to update to latest 9.0 from old 5.02fw?

    "Otherwise he will be stuck forever with the obsolete firmware." - Dramatic Much? http://axefx.fr/AxeFXArchive/FractalBot/
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    AustinBuddy's 3 NEW Cab Packs in Fractal Store - here are his favs

    Cool - just picked up the Bundle. Thanks for the pairings info above. It was what I had guessed but good to have confirmation!
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    Patch Editing Software

    Use Axe-Manage Presets under the Tools menu on Axe-Edit. In the Axe-Edit Getting Started Guide on page 10 it details how to move, copy presets. http://www.fractalaudio.com/downloads/axe-edit/Axe-Edit-Getting-Started-Guide.pdf
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    Big Synth sound needed - by tomorrow night.... :o

    www.simeonharris.co.uk/Blocks/Synth_Patches.zip From here http://simeonharris.co.uk/Blocks/blocks.html Some examples from @simeon here: https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/40-synth-presets-available-to-download.101447/ Please donate if you find them useful
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    Strange Low End Issue - Don't Give Up On Me Folks!

    Is it similar to this? https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/quantum-9-00-beta-jcm800-odd-crackle.131005/
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    Digitech FreqOut + Axe-FX II = Win

    XL Patch on Axe Change http://axechange.fractalaudio.com/detail.php?preset=3025
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    Since no one will directly ask Cliff about potential new FW...

    I bet the schedule is SOON "same as it ever was"
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    Feedback generator

    Here's an old video from Mark Day with a similar effect - XL Patch on Axe Change http://axechange.fractalaudio.com/detail.php?preset=3025 Will need to convert with FracTool for AX8
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    Older versions

    To my knowledge (and I've been wrong a lot) Axe-Edit works on all the AxeFX II models - I don't know what version you need for 6.03 but I'm thinking it's in that folder. Hope you find the version you need
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    Older versions

    Here ya go - look in Axe Edit - Legacy Versions http://axefx.fr/AxeFXArchive/?dir=
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    A few newbie questions

    Lots of tutorial videos on YouTube - best place to start https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=axe+edit+tutorial Good basic intro
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    So Many Roads preset

    Not sure if it's in here but worth a try. http://axefx.fr/AxeFXArchive/AxeFX II Banks/
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    question on factory preset

    Outfield https://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/secret80stones-your-love-by-the-outfield.58897/ Hopefully patch will convert Edit: current version of FracTool opened it OK
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    Migrating from Axe-Fx II to Axe-8

    The AX8 does have it's limitations but for all the standard tunes I play it more than covers what I need. The main reason is convenience and one less bag to load and lug. I also like the flexible assignment of foot switches from preset to preset which is not available with the MFC.
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    AX8-Edit 1.8.4 Released

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    AX8 V8.02 Released!

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    Snarky Puppy feat. Laura Mvula - "Sing to the Moon"

    Heading up to Denton Jazz Festival this afternoon - hope to catch next generation Snarky Puppy - http://www.dentonjazzfest.com/
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