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How has your Rig evolved in 2021 ?

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Hi all !
Despite of all the Covid stuff happening and lots of gigs being cancelled, it had its positive aspect too;)
Lots of spare time which I used to look for a better Tone in both my fingers and gear .
I went from Fractal Audio to Marshall Silver Jubilee combining the Fractal " Best Of Both Worlds" and adding a 1993 Gibson "Pre Historic" 1960's Reissue and a Gibson ES-335 to my collection.

Here is a little video about that and very curious how your rig has evolved this past year !
Best Wishes to all of you !

 

stxrus

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No change at all. My Mr. Springgy is getting funky and I’m looking for a new reverb pedal. Everything else is non-questionable
 

Brian Krashpad

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Well, at this point I don't really have a single"my rig," but more like a semi-ridiculous number of options.

I picked up 3 pieces of kit in 2021 that add some more choices to that. One is a Custom Classic AC30:, which I got (w/an amp cover and stand!) for the crazy price of $450 USD:

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I didn't realise that AC30s do not have channel switching, so to augment the Vox I bought an E-H Switchblade+ A/BY switch, I've almost gotten that sussed, with the proper inputting and amp settings, though not quite:

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I also picked up a beater Marshall Model 1510 bass cab. For $145 USD! It's a 4x10, but in a cab that's got the same height and width as their more ubiquitous 1960 4x12 cabs, and is several inches deeper, back to front. Works great for both bass and guitar! I bought a replacement gold grill corner badge for it:

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LeonC

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I built several amps and one pedal. I bought one guitar, a MIM Hendrix Stratocaster, which I am really digging. I upgraded the tuners, bridge and pickups and it's probably the best sounding strat I've owned. I also sold a couple guitars.

Here are a few photos.

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No change at all. My Mr. Springgy is getting funky and I’m looking for a new reverb pedal. Everything else is non-questionable
Too and to hear but if you are in the market for another reverb pedal : the Universal Audio Golden Reverb !
Try that one….. great spring , rooms, plates !!
The best I have heard in pedals 😀
 
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Well, at this point I don't really have a single"my rig," but more like a semi-ridiculous number of options.

I picked up 3 pieces of kit in 2021 that add some more choices to that. One is a Custom Classic AC30:, which I got (w/an amp cover and stand!) for the crazy price of $350 USD:

full.jpg


I didn't realise that AC30s do not have channel switching, so to augment the Vox I bought an E-H Switchblade+ A/BY switch, I've almost gotten that sussed, with the proper inputting and amp settings, though not quite:

uwgq0q6rqgh1feppbvcs.png

full.jpg


I also picked up a beater Marshall Model 1510 bass cab. For $145 USD! It's a 4x10, but in a cab that's got the same height and width as their more ubiquitous 1960 4x12 cabs, and is several inches deeper, back to front. Works great for both bass and guitar! I bought a replacement gold grill corner badge for it:

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Nice looking Vox man ! Haven’t tried one out yet but really surprising how cheap they are….. might pickup the head version one day !

That switchblade might come very handy someday…..will keep in mind !
 
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I built several amps and one pedal. I bought one guitar, a MIM Hendrix Stratocaster, which I am really digging. I upgraded the tuners, bridge and pickups and it's probably the best sounding strat I've owned. I also sold a couple guitars.

Here are a few photos.

dc3front.jpg


dc3back.jpg

20211127_152501.jpg
Nice looking amp and guitar man ! Those MIM guitars aren’t that bad at all as others sometimes write ….. like you did with some small adjustment, great guitars !!
 

J T

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Maybe more of a devolve.
My 4x12 and Roccaforte custom 80, Komet and a few others are sleeping.
I've been just using the Tech 21 FlyRig and a few pedals. seems good for now.

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ourmaninthenorth

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Which Komet do you have JT?

Love to see a pic of that and the Roccaforte if you have them?

The reason I ask is that there's a Komet 29 for sale in the UK, and I have the demo video on loop, I think it's sensational. Can't afford the bugger, but when did that ever matter....:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
 
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J T

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I have the Komet Constellation. Great amp. Makes the hair on my neck stand up. I put that on top of the 4x12 and it's just amazing. It's a 30 watter I believe. I have a Komet attenuater that came with it. He actually recommended a 1960 cab for it.

Photos I can do a few new ones. um I'll pull the covers off and roll it out. It's green and a monster Marshall style. Doug actually made that cab for me. Dont know if he still makes them. Whew thats an amp. Scared the jeepers out of my cats last time I fired it up. ;)
 
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No changes this year. I have all the great guitars and amps that I need.

Most used:
2012 Les Paul Traditional that I rebuilt
1960 Stratocaster
1972 Princeton Reverb or 1964 Deluxe Reverb
A few pedals for fun

many more guitars and amps to choose from.
50s Rickenbacker M-11
18 watt clone
vox amps
marshall half stack
Blackface Super Reverb

pile of Teles, Strats, 335s, ES-175, L-4C archtop. Martin D-28, Gibson CF100, Laravee acoustics....
 
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J T

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Which Komet do you have JT?

Love to see a pic of that and the Roccaforte if you have them?

The reason I ask is that there's a Komet 29 for sale in the UK, and I have the demo video on loop, I think it's sensational. Can't afford the bugger, but when did that ever matter....:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
Fired em up today.
Down in the vault
Roccaforte Custom 80. Rock machine. Marshall like. I could play it for days. Doug made the cab for me.
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The Comet has a kinda "hollow" voice. Lots of distortion if I want it. The volumes are separate and can be used together. Vol1 seems cleaner breaks up easy. Vol II is a lot more gain. Very nice sound. Hi cut really trims off the top end if I want to. There is a foot switch that came with it that I did not hook up for that photo. I also have the Komet Airbrake Attenuator for it too. Really cool amp. Straight from Baton Rouge.

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ourmaninthenorth

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Fantastic, just Fantastic.

That Roccaforte is an amp to take into battle. Are the cats still in the yard? :ROFLMAO:

When you finally row over the puddle and then up the Manchester Ship Canal, can you bring the Komet with you?

Rarely am I jealous, but I'm making an exception with these two.

Thanks for taking the trouble to indulge me Pal, really appreciate the marvelous pictures.
 

J T

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No changes this year. I have all the great guitars and amps that I need.

Most used:
2012 Les Paul Traditional that I rebuilt
1960 Stratocaster
1972 Princeton Reverb or 1964 Deluxe Reverb
A few pedals for fun

many more guitars and amps to choose from.
50s Rickenbacker M-11
18 watt clone
vox amps
marshall half stack
Blackface Super Reverb

pile of Teles, Strats, 335s, ES-175, L-4C archtop. Martin D-28, Gibson CF100, Laravee acoustics....
Yeah I can understand why the 60 Strat and the 64 Deluxe are on the most used list :cool:
 

J T

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Fantastic, just Fantastic.

That Roccaforte is an amp to take into battle. Are the cats still in the yard? :ROFLMAO:

When you finally row over the puddle and then up the Manchester Ship Canal, can you bring the Komet with you?

Rarely am I jealous, but I'm making an exception with these two.

Thanks for taking the trouble to indulge me Pal, really appreciate the marvelous pictures.
:LOL: on my way
 
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