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Fuck yeah sounds bad ass to me!!! You really need a trashy rock band dude. This shit is glorious. I would totes chug whiskey and punch somebodies girlfriend in the front of row of this show. Zero fucks! :lol:


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This is the best guitar/amp forum on the interwebznet!


What kind of gear are you sporting these days ?

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But when the hour is nigh, and the lights are low, and I got a little toothpick of a shwag joint in my teeth, and my friends want to hear me play "Into the Void", or "TNT", "or "Cemetery Gates"...I plug my 600 dollar guitar into my 150 dollar amp, and I am a Rawk gawd.


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GABmiral is a moniker earned through perseverance, mental toughness and intestinal fortitude. We do not fling that designation around. It is spoken in hushed tones and held in heavenly reverence for those of us with the will and gall to achieve that status.

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Fuck yeah sounds bad ass to me!!! You really need a trashy rock band dude. This shit is glorious. I would totes chug whiskey and punch somebodies girlfriend in the front of row of this show. Zero fucks! :lol:


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again - proving that I am more than a bit slow - I have loved your avatar - but only now figured out the relation to your username
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I had just figured that was your name.........


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Welcome to the fold brother!
This is the best guitar/amp forum on the interwebznet!


Ahh, I bet you say that to all the n00bs.

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What kind of gear are you sporting these days ?


A bunch of really old junk. Most of it broken. The rest, I've hacked up over the years tryin' to make it sound good.

I did just finish converting a circa '1989 Laney AOR 100 into a DIY, turret-board Plexi that fuckin' rules.

Other than that, it's all crap. :lol:



A Laney/Plexi!?!?! Must be bad ass!
Can you post clips?
GAB posts more clips than any other forum and we must keep up appearances.

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But when the hour is nigh, and the lights are low, and I got a little toothpick of a shwag joint in my teeth, and my friends want to hear me play "Into the Void", or "TNT", "or "Cemetery Gates"...I plug my 600 dollar guitar into my 150 dollar amp, and I am a Rawk gawd.


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A Laney/Plexi!?!?! Must be bad ass! Can you post clips?

The only "Laney" left in her is the iron. It's a stock 2203 spec.

I've tried every mod out there over the years, PPIMV, one-wire, Jose zener diode, Cerrem...

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Keep putting it back to stock cuz it sounds awesome that way, just loud as hell.

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I prolly have sound clips from before this last rebuild, but I think it's sounds better after replacing those gawdamned phenolic tube sockets with ceramic ones. Also lowered the filtering, which is more of a "feel" thing than changing the sound/tone.



Ceramic sockets sound better than plastic? I'm on board with that!
Sushi tastes better when eaten with chop sticks. Wine takes better when it comes with a real cork. Truth!!!! :thu:

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But when the hour is nigh, and the lights are low, and I got a little toothpick of a shwag joint in my teeth, and my friends want to hear me play "Into the Void", or "TNT", "or "Cemetery Gates"...I plug my 600 dollar guitar into my 150 dollar amp, and I am a Rawk gawd.


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Hello from Texas right back atcha!

There are a couple of Houstonians here, a few Dallas people, and a shitload of Austinites, as you might guess.

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Albert Ross wrote:
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Ceramic sockets sound better than plastic? I'm on board with that!
Sushi tastes better when eaten with chop sticks. Wine takes better when it comes with a real cork. Truth!!!! :thu:

The phenolic(plastic) tube sockets tend to expand and contract with the heating & cooling cycles. When that happens the tubes get shifted around enough for the tube pins to lose their gas-tight seal with the socket connections. More of a power tube issue than pre's.

You start to get all sorts of issues that, at first, look like everything from: a bad tube, cold solder joint, oscillation, etc, etc. :crazy:

After you spend hours trying to track that shit down, then find out that by simply re-seating all the tubes makes the problem go away - upgrading to ceramic tube sockets sounds like a good idea.



So, there's more to a ceramic sockets than just cork sniffing? Good to know! :hi5:

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But when the hour is nigh, and the lights are low, and I got a little toothpick of a shwag joint in my teeth, and my friends want to hear me play "Into the Void", or "TNT", "or "Cemetery Gates"...I plug my 600 dollar guitar into my 150 dollar amp, and I am a Rawk gawd.


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