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Stellavista 11-05-2021 01:16 PM

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Originally Posted by Robin (Post 15781252)
Itís the P/J model with volume/blend; active EQ; mid range and sweep. Currently I only have a Fender practice amp so not a fair test, but I can get a lovely retro sound and a real twang/funky sound, but havenít found a mid point yet. The EQ seems just a touch too sensitive. However, I think that this is more due to the limitations of the amp.

It plays really well. I have a Sire V& with flats and I thought that played well, but the Overwater is much better even with roundwounds.

I'm selling a TC Toneprint bass combo, if you're interested? :)
I use a Trace Elliot head with a Mesa Boogie cab. Both 80s.

AJ 11-05-2021 01:49 PM

I have been using a couple of jojo amp simulated pedals at the end of my pedals to record my guitar and I have to say I am quite impressed. I have the Vox, Fender and Marshall models and I am not so fond on the Marshall, but the Vox and Fender ones are better sounding than my solid state fender amps. Also no issues with loudness :)

Robin 11-05-2021 01:58 PM

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Originally Posted by Stellavista (Post 15781306)
I'm selling a TC Toneprint bass combo, if you're interested? :)
I use a Trace Elliot head with a Mesa Boogie cab. Both 80s.

I have a new Eich combo on order. Itís somewhere in the English Channel right now!

hughff 23-09-2021 10:50 PM

I have resisted the siren call for 18 months but it finally became too much. I have bought another guitar - a cheap as chips Chinese resonator.
https://www.chorder.com/images/revie...46-desktop.jpg

Pidster 17-12-2021 11:52 AM

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Originally Posted by hughff (Post 16019362)
I have resisted the siren call for 18 months but it finally became too much. I have bought another guitar - a cheap as chips Chinese resonator.
https://www.chorder.com/images/revie...46-desktop.jpg

I have always fancied a resonator, but would be hard to pushed to justify one.

I recently bought an affordable Yamaha Revstar. I did this because I hadn't got anything with P90s. I have to say I am mightily impressed with the guitar and love the sound of the pickups.

Stellavista 17-12-2021 08:23 PM

I love this thread, and wish it was more active.
Christmas toys?

Aquila_17 17-12-2021 08:33 PM

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Originally Posted by Stellavista (Post 16156383)
I love this thread, and wish it was more active.
Christmas toys?

No Christmas toys for me but I managed to buy my pride and joy once I got divorced (5 years ago)... the guitar I've wanted ever since I first started playing, a Guild F-512 (one of the last batches of pre Fender ownership pieces). One strum across the strings in an open tuning is like a chorus of angels. It's gorgeous!

I also treated myself to a rather beautiful Martin HD-35 which is stunning to play.

I'd be very happy to post a pic. here but whenever I've tried to do that from any online links to images I have up they never quite work. Is there a 'best site' for uploading images to so that I can ping a few pics on here?

hughff 17-12-2021 08:44 PM

Stellavista, I doubt I'll be getting anything for Christmas. However, when my marking money comes through, I plan to dedicate some of it to a new instrument.

Pidster, that resonator I bought would probably go for about 250 quid, which I'm picking is less than you paid for the Yamaha. I did lower the bridge to ease fretting higher up the neck but if you're going to play with a slide, that won't matter. At the same time, I do love a P90. I have a Cort semi-hollow with P90s which plays beautifully clean in the neck and has a great overdrive sound at the bridge.

Another Oxted Eagle 17-12-2021 09:26 PM

https://i.imgur.com/ULn79j5.jpg

My latest squeeze on the left , Rickenbacker 330. Don’t know why I waited so long to get one , I heard they were quirky and hard to play but unless you are used to a modern low action shred machine they are fine . Lovely sounding thing too

Aquila_17 17-12-2021 09:30 PM

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Originally Posted by Another Oxted Eagle (Post 16156452)
https://i.imgur.com/ULn79j5.jpg

My latest squeeze on the left , Rickenbacker 330. Donít know why I waited so long to get one , I heard they were quirky and hard to play but unless you are used to a modern low action shred machine they are fine . Lovely sounding thing too

Very nice!

Pidster 18-12-2021 10:08 AM

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Originally Posted by Stellavista (Post 16156383)
I love this thread, and wish it was more active.
Christmas toys?

Fender Mustang Micro?


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