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Analogue and digital

Happy Tree

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Here's my amp wall of death.

The rack on the left goes with the 3 AC30 clones along the bottom for the Brian May setup Wet-Dry-Wet. They were hand made by Dave Peterson, former employee of VOX and May's amp tech in the 90s. You need 3 of them for "reasons". Yes, they all have attenuators! I usually only use these with the Brian May guitar for the authentic tone.

The Marshall DSL40 is a nice tube amp for the Gibsons. The Wampler Tumnus is great for boosting them.

I mainly use the Helix rack and its accompanying speaker (on the extreme left). It also outputs to a mixer which goes into a looper and out to speakers so I can loop anything else I want like keyboards, drums, etc. On the Helix I use Twin Reverb and Friedman models 90% of the time. Added a nice Cloudburst in the effect loop.

At school I keep a Fender Mustang GTX100 for general use. Its models are also excellent.

I like both analogue and digital types of amp. They both have their place.
 

Hiwatts-n-Gibsons

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I agree on the Mustangs. They sound surprisingly excellent, especially when one considers their aggressively low price tag.

That is one hell of a righteous set up.
 

Happy Tree

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Hah! Gigs are confined to the kids' and teachers' bands at the school. I'm in the bad back stage of my life, so the Mustang is the gigging amp. Still, sounds not too shabby.


We're wanting to develop the teacher band more so maybe in the future I would move to the Helix floor. But the tube amps are just home studio for my own tonal pleasure. :cool:
 
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