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    What's the most you've spent on a piece of gear.

    Around $2200 for a NOS Orange Dual Dark. Everything else I own was less than that. Worth it to me, it’s what I want to sound like, it’s the tone in my head.
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    OPINION: VSTs Sound Like Absolute Dog Shit

    Really depends on amp sim and IRs. Do some of them sound like shit? Of course, just like some amps sound like shit. Mercuriall does great stuff, NDSP has some good ones and like said above, that Lasse STL Tonality suite is sick. I have a Herbert and there’s a preset in there that sounds...
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    Free Pickups - September 26 Edition

    Scott if you have something sludgy/doomy I could throw in a LP I’d be glad to take it. Currently what’s in my LPC is a set of PRS McCarty pickups and while great, I could do with more power/saturation in the bridge. If you’ve got something hi powered and more geared towards down tuning I’m...
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    Here's something. Y'all ever write and record something you think is modern and hip...

    I wrote something the other day and sent it to a friend and he sent me a clip of Crowbar from 89, I ripped that riff completely…
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    The Pot

    Nice work sir!
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    Reactive loads, IR

    I use a Suhr RLIR with all of my big boy amps for recording; Herbert, Dual Dark, Armageddon. Thing slays, does exactly what I want it to. Anyone running tube amps and recording at home owes it to themselves to check out this tech, it’s fuckin awesome.
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    NAD: first Mesa!

    Congrats man, and HNAD! Mesas rule, I need another one…
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    Four years later -- still enjoying it

    Good Bud of mine has one of these; any time we do an ampfest there’s like 6-7 straight badass ESPs, and a couple sick Ibbys and I’ll bring a custom or two along as well. This thing always gets just fuckin HAMMERED on because it sounds great and plays just like it sounds. Those guitars are...
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    NGD!!!!!!! 1976 Norlin Les Paul Custom 😎

    Noice man, fuck YEAH you throw EMGs in that!
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    sleeper amps

    Buddy has one of the RH100s; I was shocked at that thing. We put it up against both our Oranges and my Herbert and it could hang with both. Got that 90s death metal tone in spades. He paid $85 shipped from GC a couple years ago for it lol
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    sleeper amps

    Orange Dual Dark, only ever seen a couple here. Channel A is more vintage, takes a boosted fuzz great, Channel B is way more thrash/modern metal when it’s boosted. Figured you guys would love these but I hardly see them anywhere. One of my favorite amps of all time.
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    Herbert amp's 180W capability and speaker/cab question

    I on the other hand use both a 4x12 for jamming and a Suhr RLIR for home recording using my Herbert. The manual says for the RLIR it’s actually rated for 150 watts, but like said above there’s no reason to have this amp up any more than 50%; I barely even crack the master when recording. No...
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    Build me a truck rig!

    Fuck dude I thought I was going crazy; all this digital stuff sounds fantastic at home, figured it’d be great on the road. It’s a shit ton of noise when the computer is plugged in and I couldn’t figure out why, so thanks for this! I’ll charge this thing during the day when I’m driving and then...
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    Noice! HNAD mang CLIPS!
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    Whats your go to sound?

    Usually this: Boosted Herbert ch2+, and kick on a BAT Pharaoh. Got hurt in an accident little over a year ago and couldn’t play as fast or as long. My bud in the vid turned me onto sludge/doom and it was the perfect speed. Healed up now, but I still dig the tones. Other shit includes an...
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    Build me a truck rig!

    So if you look hard you can see the bottom end of a Mono Vertigo case between my backpack and duffel bag, that’s the guitar I bring with me. Backpack has interface/laptop/cables/ATHM50Xs…2nd pic has the cabinet/fridge/table I use when setting all that stuff up, although there is a ‘table’ that...
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    Build me a truck rig!

    Scott will those pedals take a boost and a fuzz? I remember having maybe 3-4 of them years ago but I never tried them with sludge tones…
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    Build me a truck rig!

    Before we get started I know RT is not the place for budget anything, but that’s what I need here. I’m starting a new thing as an OTR truck driver and while I take one of my ESPs, a smaller interface and my laptop with amp sims/Reaper for drums with me, I find myself jonesing for some in the...