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  1. kplante

    What cable?

    I want to try using the speakers in my Peavey Classic for my Valve JR. I picked up a cable with a Male to plug into the VJ and a female to plug into the speaker connection on the Peavey. I don't get any sound so I'm thinking I need different connectors on one. Anyone know what I should look for?
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    Practice amp

    That Monoprice is pretty cool! It's funny, I've watched so many videos of amps. All different kinds. One thing I've realized is I just don't like the sound of Fender Amp for the most part. I can see why someone would like it but it's not for me lol. I went on a journey to no where on getting...
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    What kind of "drum car" do you drive?

    1997 Chevy Blazer. I've been able to fit 3 people, cooler & 5 pc kit in it. In my younger days I almost bought a 72 Cadillac hearse for a drum hauler. Definitely going bigger with my next vehicle though.
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    anyone got any interesting/different Hi Hat top + bottom combinations?

    I used a New Beat bottom over a Rude bottom for years. Had a friend tell me he wanted them if I ever sold them. I have some singles around I was mixing up until I got the 2002 bug.
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    HALF MY SCREEN

    I'm not digging this. Pages load even slower now. Might be time to find a new hang...
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    Would you sign a non-compete clause at a venue?

    We had an owner try that. Not to the point of signing anything. But we weren't having it anyway.
  7. kplante

    Beginning Guitar Next Week

    As someone who just began learning guitar in November I definitely recommend trying to lay everyday if possible. Need to build up the callous on your fingers to play comfortable. I didn't touch my guitar for a week because of being beat up from shoveling snow and I'm having to build them up...
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    OT (kind of) Small Practice PA

    Hey all! I wanted to revisit this topic. My singer is in a bind and has mentioned selling his PA. I'm looking for some knowledge as well as recommendations. I'd like to stay bout $1000 No less than 4 inputs Enough power for bar gigs (btw, how much power would be needed?) Thinking Mixer, 2...
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    NAMM pics?

    Just go on youtube. tons of videos
  10. kplante

    Bass Drum Sizes Demo

    I think the 20 x 20 is kind of an odd size for something like this. At least to me. I also liked the1st one surprisingly. I think it's more EQ after the mic but hat's just me.
  11. kplante

    decent mid range cymbal set?

    Really depends on your budget and what you want to get? Used is always better bang for the buck.
  12. kplante

    My first 24" pie

    Just got my first as well. Giant Beat. Can't wait to get it on a stand!
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    What Drum related stuff did you get for Christmas ?

    21" HHX Grove Ride 22" K Dark Med Ride 24" Giant Beat :headbang:
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    OT (kind of) Small Practice PA

    Thanks for the replies! Ok, let's say a budget of $300-500. It would be primarily for a small practice at my home. 2-4 inputs. should work. Vocal mic and my e-drums. When I at small I mean as small as possible. My man cave is about 12x15ish with no room to spare as it is. I do like the idea of...
  15. kplante

    Practice amp

    Lazmo, I'm digging that Laney! So I sent the old Peavey Classic VTX out for some work. Had the footswitch plug replaced and new tubes put in. Found a replacement footswitch on eBay. Holy hell is that thing loud!! I'm real happy with the Marshall. In fact I let a friend borrow my Pedal for a...
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    OT (kind of) Small Practice PA

    Since I now have guitars, bass and amps it makes sense to have a small PA here. Would be nice if it could be used for small gigs. Problem is I'm utterly clueless regarding PA's. Is there anything small, cheap and sounds good?
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    why you stopped playing

    I stopped for a while right before I got married. Nothing to do with that. I wasn't happy with the direction of the band I was in. That was a couple months before We got married. Oh and closed on our house 3 days before the wedding. That was 2000. It was probably 8 years after that I finally got...
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    Practice amp

    Thanks for the great ideas! Well I ended up getting a Marshall MG50CFX 50W amp. I like the sound and it has some nice effects built in. I also decided to have my Peavey Classic VTX gone through at a local shop. I should be all set for awhile. But we'll see...
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    Practice amp

    So after getting my Effects pedal I've spent more time playing guitar and I'm finding that my Peavey Classic VTX is pretty loud. Being a tube amp I'm not able to play it loud enough to get a good tone out of it. Would a Solid State, Lower wattage amp work better?
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    this little beauty just arrived (Lud DB)

    What a beauty!
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