Question for you folks that reamp the old fashioned way.
I have (some piece of gear, ho ho) coming that'll allow me to DI, and I'd like to use that DI to reamp with my 6505. I've got that part down, but here's the question - usually when I see people micing up cabs in studios, it's one mic on one speaker in the cab.
Is there any reason I can't/shouldn't use multiple mics? For example, a 57 on one speaker (in a 4x12), a 58 another, an i5, and a condenser? (basically one mic per cone). Even if I don't end up using those mic signals, it can't hurt to have the option, yes?
I don't have any practical experience with this, but for what it's worth and from what I know, it should be fine. There are two things I'd watch out for, though. The first is trying to compensate for a sound that you perceive as lacking by adding more sound (i.e. from the second mic) on top of it. I would consider spending more time fiddling around with the mic position and amp settings, possibly. But maybe that second mic is just what you need to give the sound more dimension.
Another thing is phasing issues. I think all you'd need to do is to invert the phase (or polarity) on one of the guitar tracks. It's one area that I don't understand very well, though, so I'd be happy to read more if someone would explain it.