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  1. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Well I finally have a 5150. Does that mean im becoming an old man now? and I know this technically isnt a "block letter" since it has eddie's signature and it is a "script letter," but I normally refer to the Mark I 5150 as the "block letter." So Story Time: I got the itch for a 5150 and put...
  2. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    When we talk about metal, always is a standard the amps of Eddie Van Halen. The Peavey 6505 (5150), Peavey 6505+ (5150 ii) and finally EVH 5150 III. I only want know in reality which is the real differences that exist in this amplifiers. Cleans, distortions and quality of build (reliability)...
  3. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    The reason I ask is I haven't played a block letter in years, and the deal breaker at the moment: Resonance knob. Your thoughts? Found a block letter for $550, so...
  4. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Same heads, but with different power. I need know which is the real difference between this heads, isn't only the volume, I think that they have differences in the tone. What can say me?
  5. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Wirelessly posted (Wondernuts) Well that and I want one to add to my recording arsenal. I've been trying to get one the last few months but didn't want to spend the exorbitant prices people want second hand. Had a dude who wanted to trade his 6505 for my RG7321 and Blackjack 006 then backed out...
  6. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Pros and cons, anyone has experience with both?
  7. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Just having a moan. I sold my 5150II a couple of months ago as I though I needed that "Marshall" tone. I bough a JVM 410H and don't get me wrong it's fantastic. However I really miss the 5150 Tone. The JVM is a lto mroe flexible sure, but it just doesnt have that "Smack you in the face till...
  8. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Got tired of the frayed tolex and wanted to give it a facelift. Peavey 5150 Refinish - Imgur I've already stripped everything out. I'm in the process of getting the glue off, alternating between citrus strip and goo gone. Once I get this stuff off, I plan to stain it a dark red. Here are my...
  9. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Hi guys, I have a problem with my sound. I have the next gear: Guitar: PRS Custom 24 made in USA. Pickups: PRS 57/08 Cabinet: Mesa Boogie Stiletto 4x12. Speakers: Celestion Mesa Vintage 30. Head: EVH 5150 III 50 watts version. The problem is that with this gear, when I play in a big concert...
  10. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    This is simply a handy reference post. Link it as necessary.
  11. Music: Recording Studio
    It is with great embarrassment I start this thread, but I feel I have no option. After about 3 years of going it alone in my home studio, I'm at my wit's end. We're talking full on alcoholism, social isolation, self-negligence type seriousness haha. It's my life goal to get this tone. It's my...
  12. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Hi, I need know your opinion about of this amps? for what things are good each one. Pros and cons. What is better in terms of versatility and tone?
  13. Amps & Gear For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    In great shape. Probably about 30 hours on stock tubes. I'll snag pics when I get home. Asking 800 shipped
  14. Music: Recording Studio
    I just finished this one up, guitars are the Peavey 5150 quad tracked, I think I've got the 5150 recording tone dialed in a bit better on this one, than I did the last time. Still experimenting with it. https://soundcloud.com/mcgoreslam/brutal-slam-death-metal-peavey
  15. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Hi guys, my first tube amp, which you think that is better amp to start?
  16. Music: Recording Studio
    I decided to record a song using my Peavey 5150 this time, miced with 1 sm57 into the scarlett interface. https://soundcloud.com/mcgoreslam/new-song-5150-test
  17. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    I picked up a 5150 the other for a good price. I've wanted one for years but not enough to really go looking too hard for one. I've had 2 sales fall through on me for them before so it was nice to finally grab one. My band will be doing reamping in the next couple of weeks too so it'll probably...
  18. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Hey guys. About a year ago I was eagerly awaiting the 5150 III combo and was prepared to buy one when released. I was thinking built in power attenuation and reverb would be better than just grabbing the 50 watt head. However a friend convinced me to try the Axe FX II... which I love. But... I...
  19. Amps & Gear For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Peavey 5150 head All works as it should No issues Original Tubes - sound great and plenty of power Great shape A few small rubs, no major tears - see pics References (eBay or other forum userid): I am on Ebay, Jemsite, MetalGuitarist.org, Sevenstring.org, Thorn Forums, HugeRacks, Marshall...
  20. Amps & Gear For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Hey guys i have this super nice EVH cab up for grabs. i just have 2 heads and only one cab to play them through i figured i didnt need such an expensive cab and could sell this or trade this or in order to get myself 2 lower end cabs. Here is a link to the cab EVH 5150III 412 Guitar Extension...
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