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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #300 on: August 23, 2016, 16:16:00 PM »
Time for an overdue update:

Fender EVH Wolfgang Special Stealth
Fender EVH Striped Series (b/w)
Ibanez RG421
PRS SE Angelus Alex Lifeson
Tanglewood Discovery
Marshall JCM2000 TSL60 amp
Peavey 5150 4x12 cab
Blackstar LT Distortion
Blackstar LT Boost
Electro-Harmonix Nano Clone Chorus
Morley Bad Horsie Wah
Korg Pitch Black Tuner
Dunlop Gator 1.14mm picks
Shure SM58 mic
Yamaha DJX synth
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 interface
M-Audio BX5 monitors
Hughes & Kettner Matrix half-stack
Indie Chick's Laptop :)
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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #301 on: August 27, 2016, 11:59:23 AM »
I'd considered the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 when I was looking for an interface recently, but ended up with an Alesis Core 1.  Not that pleased with it really, getting slightly muddy results when recording. It may be that I need to fiddle with levels a bit.  Also bought a Boss GT-001. Most of the patches it comes with are Very Metal but it sounds fantastic with a bit of work.

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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #302 on: August 09, 2017, 14:14:40 PM »
One in, two out - considerable upgrade for my Ibanez:

Fender EVH Wolfgang Special Stealth
Fender EVH Striped Series (b/w)
Ibanez RG421
Ibanez RG655 Prestige
PRS SE Angelu
s Alex Lifeson
Tanglewood Discovery
Marshall JCM2000 TSL60 amp
Peavey 5150 4x12 cab
Blackstar LT Distortion
Blackstar LT Boost
Electro-Harmonix Nano Clone Chorus
Morley Bad Horsie Wah
Korg Pitch Black Tuner
Dunlop Gator 1.14mm picks
Shure SM58 mic
Yamaha DJX synth
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 interface
M-Audio BX5 monitors
Hughes & Kettner Matrix half-stack
Indie Chick's Laptop :)
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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #303 on: September 06, 2017, 20:30:09 PM »
Trying out some Dunlop Primetone 1.4mm Jazz III picks, the main idea being the improved grip from the raised motif and increased thickness should give more response through my afflicted thumb and forefinger (they have a lack of sensation as a result of my mild stroke a couple of years ago).

They're a bit pricey but seem to be fulfilling their brief so I'll probably stick with them. :)
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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #304 on: September 13, 2017, 13:57:50 PM »
Increasingly I've just been playing with my thumb this last couple of years. My favourite picks are the old grey 0.75mm Hercos. The silver ones are similar and I have a load of them. Still have four or five of the grey ones left. I never wear them out, but I do lose them.

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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #305 on: September 20, 2017, 19:03:24 PM »
Bought myself an SG. Always fancied one, since I played a friend's Japanese copy some time in 1976. Takes me a while to get round to these things sometimes.



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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #306 on: September 28, 2017, 12:34:58 PM »
Picked this up as well. A Custom 22. Minty and gorgeous.



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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #307 on: September 29, 2017, 11:18:17 AM »
A thing of beauty, James, and I'm sure it plays as good as it looks.  Love that finish and the chrome on the pickups.  PRS guitars with naked pickups just don't seem "complete" to me.
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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #308 on: December 28, 2017, 17:21:06 PM »
Happened to notice Kenny’s Music in Glasgow offering a huge discount on a Yamaha APX1000; ordered it Xmas Eve and it arrived today.  I remember trying one out some time ago and loved it, but it cost about a grand at the time and I couldn’t justify that sort of price.  But I’ve now got one for half that and it’s an absolute dream to play with its thinline body and 23 frets, sounds lush and looks great too with its crimson burst, gold hardware and trapezoid fret markers.

May have to offload the PRS SE Angelus mind as the man cave can only take so much gear.  EDIT: Sold it. :)
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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #309 on: January 21, 2018, 16:22:12 PM »
Nice one Matt, how are you getting on with the Yamaha?

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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #310 on: January 21, 2018, 20:56:38 PM »
Nice one Matt, how are you getting on with the Yamaha?


Had very few opportunities to have a play so far, James, but I already know it’s a better fit for me than the Angelus.  It’s more versatile and just plays easier.  Haven’t tried it in a gig setting yet, but from what I’ve read it’s a stronger all-round performer than the PRS in that environment. 


I’ll be much more active gig-wise soon so I’ll be getting my hands on it a lot more in the coming weeks.  But early impressions are very good. :)
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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #311 on: January 31, 2018, 10:05:42 AM »
It's been 2.5 years since I last posted a gear update, so here's an update (new additions in bold red)

Guitars:
- 2009 Gibson Les Paul Traditional (ebony)
- 1999 Fender US Standard Telecaster (aquamarine), with Seymour Duncan Little 59 in the bridge
- 2006 Fender US Standard Ash Telecaster (blonde)
- 1999 DeArmond M-75
- 2015 Fender Chris Shiflett Telecaster Deluxe (white)
- Late 90's Takamine EG510SC Acoustic
- 1995 Fender US Standard Stratocaster (black), with blackout kit (pup covers, scratchplate etc.)

Amps:
- Blackstar HT-100 head (with an MXR-108 10-band EQ in the series FX loop)
- Blackstar HTV-412 4x12 cab (big gigs)
- Marshall TSLC212 2x12 cab (little gigs)
- Fender Mustang I V2 (practice amp)
- Orange Dark Terror (back-up amp)
- Fender Hot Rod Deluxe III


FX:
Main gigging pedalboard: Diago Showman Pedal board (with Diago Powerstation PSU), holding the following FX:

Guitar ==>

- TC Electronic Polytune Mini (noir edition)
- EHX Pitchfork
- Boss NS-2 Noise Supressor
NS-2 SEND =>
- Dunlop Crybaby Wah
- Mooer Yellow Comp
- Ibanez TS-9 Tubescreamer
- ProCo RAT2
NS-2 RETURN =>
- MXR Phase 90
- EHX Small Clone
- Mooer Trelicopter

- MXR Micro Amp
- TC Electronic Flashback
- Electro Harmonix Holy Grail Reverb

==> Amp

Smaller 2nd pedalboard (open mics, rehearsals, jams etc): Diago Commuter (with Diago Powerstation PSU), holding the following FX:

Guitar ==>

- Boss TU-2 tuner
- Mooer Yellow Comp
- Ibanez Tube Screamer Mini
- EHX Glove OD
- TC Electronic Spark Mini

- Boss CH- Super Chorus
- Boss DD-3 Digital Delay
- TC Electronic HOF Mini

==> Amp

'Retired'/Off-Board Pedals:
- EHX Big Muff Tone Wicker
- TC Electronic Mojo Mojo OD

- Boss AC-2 Acoustic Simulator
- Fender PT-10 Tuner
- DAM Sola Sound Tone Bender 1.5

Miscellaneous:
KAM Par Bar LED Lights
Prolight Concepts Equinox Q Batten Lights
The Box MA120 MkII 1x12 Powered monitor
Zoom H4 Digital Recorder
Line 6 Pocket POD
Microphone & mic stand
Guitar stands
Leads & cables
Slides, capos etc.

I have too much gear, and am definitely suffering from PAS; pedal acquisition syndrome... (and haven't got rid of anything since the last update either!)
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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #312 on: January 31, 2018, 14:41:45 PM »
Some photos of more recent gear:


1995 US Fender Stratocaster


Pedalboards of Doom...
Top - Main gigging pedalboard, layout v1.1 (now out of date!)
Bottom - Smaller pedalboard


Fender Hot Rod Deluxe III
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17/04/92 - Wembley Arena, London
08/09/04 - Wembley Arena, London
09/09/04 - Wembley Arena, London
11/09/04 - NEC, Birmingham
24/05/13 - O2 Arena, London

- 'Decreasing Circles' - Geist (Decreasing Circles, 2006)

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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #313 on: February 04, 2018, 18:20:56 PM »
Very nice Strat, Neill. I love those old Strat bridges with the sintered steel bridge pieces. Great shame that they went back to the shitty bent steel ones.

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Re: Guitarists - Post Pics/details of your gear
« Reply #314 on: February 08, 2018, 16:02:07 PM »
Very nice Strat, Neill. I love those old Strat bridges with the sintered steel bridge pieces. Great shame that they went back to the shitty bent steel ones.

Thanks James - I love it, it's my go-to guitar of choice at home at the moment.
17/04/92 - Wembley Arena, London
08/09/04 - Wembley Arena, London
09/09/04 - Wembley Arena, London
11/09/04 - NEC, Birmingham
24/05/13 - O2 Arena, London

- 'Decreasing Circles' - Geist (Decreasing Circles, 2006)