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  1. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    So I just bought my first compression pedal (I've used a compressor on my Boss Ms-3 multi fx...) and I'm having trouble getting a decent tone out of it. I think I know sorta what I'm doing but I can't get to unity gain/volume with the pedal on and not distort the signal. I'm just using it to...
  2. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Always on? When do you not like to use them? I got me a Wampler Mini Ego. Going into my MXR Modified OD into my recto, it sounds crushing during riffs and leads. I wonder- when and why would someone not use a compressor? I can only think of delicate nuanced stuff where you'd maybe turn it...
  3. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Picked up a TC Electronic HyperGravity Mini Pedal. Really like it clean and was quite surprised how good it sounded with dirt and full blown Distortion. I was thinking that I would only use it with cleans but I may be an "on most of the time" pedal. Have not messed with any tone prints yet but...
  4. Amps & Gear For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Tomsline Ocean Verb SOLD Kokko Compressor $35 Shipped. A micro compressor, true bypass as far as I know. A few nicks and has also been velcro'd. Ammoon Looper SOLD
  5. Music: Recording Studio
    Sonimus - TuCo $79 regular price. I've used their Satson channel sim for a long time now, and had bought but never got around to installing (until last night, lol) their Britson channel strip sim as well. Both are pretty cheap, but do seem to be pretty effective as a way to help subtly "glue" a...
  6. Amps & Gear For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Seymour Duncan Studio Bass Compressor - Excellent condition cosmetically, sounds great just found something I like better. Comes with box and manual. It has as three way switch that allows you decide to what uncompressed frequencies get blended into the compressed sound, as well as an actual...
  7. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    I've had this on back order for a few months now but finally got it today. The SP is also my first Xotic in the pedal fleet. Since I've been building rigs for the various activities I'm in, a compressor has now become vital for me; definitely for bass and for the country stuff. I wanted...
  8. Music: Recording Studio
    So I've been watching a ton of videos lately from the guys over at Spectre Sound Studios (youtube link) and they're always using a distressor compressor on just about eveything, and it sounds phenomenal. I realized there is a freeware VST that is pretty great at duplicating the style of sound...
  9. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Hi, as the title already says, I was wondering what you actually use a compressor pedal for. I have heard it sound good for clean funk single note guitar playing to give the notes more punch, is that correct? What else would a compressor pedal be used for? I do understand what it does...
  10. Amps & Gear For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    $110 shipped OBO. Excellent condition, just don't use it as much as I had imagined I would! Pics if you want, but it has been on my board ~1 month and gigged once. Brand new condition basically :)
  11. Music: Recording Studio
    So, first post in this forum. I'm building a GSSL stereo bus compressor, which is a VCA stereo bus compressor based very heavily on the Solid State Logic G series bus compressor. The main difference is a summed detector in the GSSL vs 2 mono detectors in the original. I'd been wanting to build...
  12. Amps & Gear For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    Hey guys, up for sale are a in the box never used Keeley C4 Compressor and Used Carl Martin XII Chorus. I got the Carl Martin in a trade but don't really have much use for it since I pretty much have replaced all my effects pedals with my Axe FX. It's a pretty cool just don't need it. $175...
  13. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    "Before pre-amp" compressors (not studio compressors): I have no experience with them, but I keep reading about them and how they can add a bit of sustain on open notes and even out the attack for a more "processed" sound. I know there is a number of drawbacks but I was wondering if anyone...
  14. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    I've been listening to a lot of people who (sound like they) use compressors, so. I need one now :lol: I've heard great things about the Keeley compressor, but outside of that I'm lost. I'm looking to get a Guthrie Govan, and Aaron Marshall kind of sound. As for a loop, I just want something...
  15. Music: Other Instruments
    Ideally, I'd like something pretty transparent that just adds enough sustain for me to play with a slightly lighter touch. I'm looking to spend <£60, but could maybe swing a little more for a particularly exceptional pedal... What does everyone else use?
  16. The Car and Bike Forum
    Picked up this 26 gallon compressor today, along with a basic starter set of air tool goodies (impact driver, air ratchet, tire inflator, cutting tool and some other shit). The air duster tool is glorious for cleaning the inside of the car and for getting dust off of guitar bridges. :D Pit Crew...
  17. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Dear metalguitarists :) As the title implies, I need some advice on good overdrive pedals and compressors. I've heard A LOT of good stuff about the tubescreamer, and I've also heard a couple of nice things about the boss blues driver and CS-3, as well as some good comments on the electro...
  18. Amps & Gear For Sale / Trade / Wanted
    strymon » OB.1 Optical Compressor & Clean Boost - Compressor Pedal Perfect condition. These don't come from Strymon with a power cord, but I'll toss in a One Spot as well. This is a great pedal, and I picked it up out of curiosity, at the same time that I got my other Strymon stuff a few weeks...
  19. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    I've been playing with my keeley 4-knob and I haven't found that sweet spot for an 'all the time' use on gain. I'm looking for that uber-tightness from the decimator + compressor, and i'm falling short. I know some of you are very against them. I'm still experimenting with it for now. I know...
  20. Guitar Parts & Accessories For Sale / Trade /...
    Ibanez TS7. Good condition. Minimal wear. Works perfect. Excellent for mods(pretty damn good as-is, though) and I believe these are discontinued now. $35 shipped SOLD. DiMarzio Evolution. Bridge pickup. F-spaced. 7 inches of lead left. $35 shipped SOLD. ART Levelar Tube Compressor. Good...
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