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Offline Mr Oz

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JCM 800 2203
« on: November 28, 2013, 09:02:57 PM »
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  • Love the amp, I just wish I could have it as a 2 channel.

    Im a heavy player, in style and in my actual playing. I try to be dynamic with my picking, to be honest I have to be.

    For my heavy sound I go for this...

    Bass: 6

    Middle: 4 (6, If I'm wanting some old skool grungey'ness)

    Treble: 6/7

    Gain: 10

    Volume: 2/3 (depends on the size of venue and how grumpy the sound guy is at the time  ;D)

    Presence: 5/6

     I also had a boss overdrive 2 pedal over the top to give a little added destruction  >:D

    Now, for my clean it depends on whether its live or studio.

    Live = dirty clean,

    Same setting as above but I turn off the overdrive pedal and drop my guitar wolume down around 2 or 3. Then its down to my picking. I lightly pick the strings and if I add any fills or licks in here and there, I just pick a little heavier and it adds the extra bite or bring up my guitar volume and pick heavier for a little AC/DC dirtyness to my playing.

    Studio Clean,

    Bass: 5

    Middle: 6

    Treble: 7

    Gain: around 3

    Presence: 4

    Guitar volume is around 7. I pretty much use my neck pick up whenever I go clean, for a nice fat sound. Pick ups are pretty high too. Humbucker for the neck with single/double coil tap and hot rails for the bridge pickup. Both Kent Armstrongs.

     

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