Wow, this forum has really gone down-hill with the amount of assholery being slung around now. Oh well. I'll leave you to your little on-line ghetto.
I have a Strat here and a mahogany bodied Ibanez, and when played out of the same amp they sound different enough that I can tell them apart. I...
Mahogany tends to sound thicker. Very good for heavy metal rhythm tones, but can also sound a little dull/muffled.
Alder tends to have more of an...
Another alternative you might want to consider are the Dimarzio Super Distortions.
Don't know what it is about the shape, but Telecasters make me physically ill.
The ts will tighten the low end of the fuzz up considerably, giving you a smoother distortion.
Running a tube screamer alongside the fuzz opens up some interesting tonal options as well.
I've got one and really like it. A pretty underrated pedal, imo.
@cybermgk: What's your take on the mini Valve Kings?
I just went over to a .094-.020 set for my baritone and am really happy with both the string tension and the tone. A big improvement over the...
If you have a pc and an audio interface, you can make all the clips you want.
Recording music with a pc is a relatively easy process. All you...
I've been a big fan of the Super Distortion since the mid 80s. For me, it's the quintessential "metal" pickup.
Please post some clips when you...
You can always bypass the poweramp section of your low watt amp and run it into an Electro Harmonix 22 or 44 watt poweramp pedal.
As for a 1X12...
Weird. It's working for me.
Got a lot of new gear over the last year, but hadn't really had the time to sit down and play with any of it until lately. Here's a quick clip I...
Have and use an SD9M. Much prefer it a tube screamer, as its got a mid boost. Excellent choice for a hard rock or 80s metal tone.
Roll back the volume to around 7 or 8 and then kill the tone.
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