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  1. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Had a little Christmas cash left over after my new headphones and figured I'd give one of these a try. Amplug2 I'd played a Jackson SL2 thru one in a store a few months back and got an ok tone, nothing great, but figured I could fiddle a bit and dial in something useful. Well, after 30...
  2. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    so I just ordered a blackstar id:core. so yea i have had one on the past and have always loved them so i went ahead and bought another one. But this time I decided I also wanted an eq, some different drives to try out, as well as a few different boosts and a looper to go along with it.so i was...
  3. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Sounds pretty sweet.
  4. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Been interested in trying a Blackstar amp and found one on "sale" at Guitar Center. It's the ID:150, solid state, not the core series. Anyway, didn't think to look, but the head is 4ohms, my Mesa cab is 8ohms. Is this a problem?
  5. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Not sure if anyone's seen this as it's been around for awhile, but I just stumbled onto it through the Blackstar FB group. Worth checking out:
  6. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Hey guys I'm lookin for some opinions here to figure out which amp I should go with. I've been playing for a couple years now and am mostly a bedroom player with the occasional jam session with another guitarist. At this point I don't plan on gigging and am really just playing covers and...
  7. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Ok before I start my post, dont be making fun of me and shit, im here looking for help so...I play a Blackstar ID.....I have been pushing trying to get an even better sound.I tried the digitech bad monkey, really didnt care or it to tighten up my sound so with this type of amp would a tube...
  8. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    How does a boss sd-1 sound in Also does anyone have any idea what the sound quality is like on the zoom h2 for guitar?? Also does anyone have any idea what the sound quality is like on the zoom h2 for guitar?
  9. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    I've read a lot of reviews and saw a few strange comments like they have no soul... But still wanted to try one... Having sold my Laney Iron Heart and a brief encounter with Jamup Pro through a P.A speaker, I headed down to Icon Music here in Sydney.... Thirty minutes later I was laying down...
  10. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Hey guys, so I've been researching these for a while, and I thought they sounded pretty cool in most of the clips I've heard. The other day, I was browsing through the used gear section on Dave's Guitar Shop and one had just popped up for almost half price of a new one. Ordered it on Monday and...
  11. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Hi guys, my first tube amp, which you think that is better amp to start?
  12. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Hi guys, first time poster, don't be too mean :p I was wondering if any of you metalheads have had experience with this amp. I have the opportunity to by this from a mutual friend for $375 (originally $750). From everything i see on youtube and such, this seems like an absolute killer of a...
  13. Guitar: Tech, Electronics and DIY
    Hi there, haven't posted here for a while :/. My HT5 has gone very quiet and is you can only hear it when the volume is turned to max. I opened it up (Yes, I do know what I am doing) and checked the voltages on the tubes and power supplies - all looks good (~350V for HT, 12.6V for heaters)...
  14. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    at sweetwater if anyone is interested in these. Blackstar HT Metal 5H 5-Watt Tube Head | Sweetwater.com
  15. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Once again I posted this on SSO, but I seem to get more responses here. So I posted a thread earlier about help finding an amp, and I think I've narrowed it down to two. Once again, your opinion is needed. Before I compare these two, I looked at the 6505+ and JCA amps. I eliminated the JCA...
  16. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    First of all, hi all! Long time lurker, first time poster. So... New Rig Day! So... long story short: I've played Line 6 POD's for all my guitar playing life. I also have a Peavey Valveking with an external cabinet loaded with V30's. This rig gave me versatility and kept me happy for awhile...
  17. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    LOOKS fairly awesome! I'm hoping the HT-5 Metal sounds badass, as it'd be nice to have a practice rig again that isn't VST's in Reaper. HT METAL Guitar Amplifiers - Blackstar Blackstar HT Metal 5H 5 Watt Head
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    Still thinking about getting a smaller amp for practice, bought a B-52 AT-100 w/ 4x12 cab a few weeks ago.. great amp but a little loud for what I need here (impulse buy). Well now I'll have it for whenever I start playing with a band at least. I plan on using one of the amps in question...
  19. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Interested in peoples opinions of either the HT-1 or HT-1R combo's or the HT-1RH head. They seem ideal for a small practice amp and quick jams when you just need something small & light to grab and take with you. Anyone played one or own one? I really want to get out and try one. :yesway:
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