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Re: The Rectifier FAQ Thread (Answers Inside)

Post by fluff191 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 5:53 pm

Sorry let me rephrase that. Cabinet construction. :D
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Re: The Rectifier FAQ Thread (Answers Inside)

Post by b0nkersx » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:20 pm

RussB wrote:But empty cabinets don't have any sound...Speakers and cabinets, one can not create "tone" without the other
That's true but an amp can't create sound without a guitar so it is (IMO) important to talk about both separately AND together.

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Post by screamingdaisy » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:39 pm

Is the horse dead yet?
Ignore the hype and trust your ears. Play more, buy less = better tone.

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Post by fluff191 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 6:45 pm

screamingdaisy wrote:Is the horse dead yet?
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It is now. :lol:




Guys I was just trying to put together some kind of central reference for all the new people coming to the forum, not some factual tone guide. Of course the sum of the parts matters, but more often than not, the repetitive questions are concerning individual components. :wink:

If something does need to be changed by all means I will change it.
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Re: The Rectifier FAQ Thread (Answers Inside)

Post by Triple » Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:20 pm

fluff191 wrote:
screamingdaisy wrote:Is the horse dead yet?
Image

It is now. :lol:




Guys I was just trying to put together some kind of central reference for all the new people coming to the forum, not some factual tone guide. Of course the sum of the parts matters, but more often than not, the repetitive questions are concerning individual components. :wink:

If something does need to be changed by all means I will change it.
I think I might be one of the newbies that fluff had in mind when making the general reference thread, and for that I thank him.

I've had my Triple Recto for about 3.5 years now. There have been times I almost gave up. It is a veritable laboratory of different tones and sounds.

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Re: The Rectifier FAQ Thread (Answers Inside)

Post by rocksalt7 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:50 pm

But you know...those speakerless cabs can easily achieve "bedroom" levels! :lol:

Really, Fluff...great post!! Lots of good basic information for everybody. Thanks 8)
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Re: The Rectifier FAQ Thread (Answers Inside)

Post by YellowJacket » Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:26 am

screamingdaisy wrote:Is the horse dead yet?
I thought the purpose of this threat was to keep more unsuspecting ungulates from being beaten to death and beyond!!

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Re: The Rectifier FAQ Thread (Answers Inside)

Post by screamingdaisy » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:15 am

YellowJacket wrote:
I thought the purpose of this threat was to keep more unsuspecting ungulates from being beaten to death and beyond!!
I meant the arguing over whether or not an unloaded cab in a forest can be heard if no one is around to hear it fall...
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Post by JCDenton6 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:23 am

You guys are killing me :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by fluff191 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:10 am

JCDenton6 wrote:You guys are killing me :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: The Rectifier FAQ Thread (Answers Inside)

Post by ryjan » Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:11 am

screamingdaisy wrote:
YellowJacket wrote:
I thought the purpose of this threat was to keep more unsuspecting ungulates from being beaten to death and beyond!!
I meant the arguing over whether or not an unloaded cab in a forest can be heard if no one is around to hear it fall...
Only if a bear shat upon it first. :lol:
If indeed a bear would in fact do such a thing within the woods.
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Post by thejay » Sat Jun 04, 2011 6:27 am

I like it, nice post
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Re: The Rectifier FAQ Thread (Answers Inside)

Post by Shadow.Se7en » Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:41 pm

I think I might be one of the newbies that fluff had in mind when making the general reference thread, and for that I thank him.

I've had my Triple Recto for about 3.5 years now. There have been times I almost gave up. It is a veritable laboratory of different tones and sounds.
I agree with triple. I'm new to to the Mesa Boogie world and I have tons of questions and everyone here has been very helpful.

Fluff's post just solved two issues for me. I was wondering about those "pops" when I first switched channels, good not to have to worry about that anymore. I also noticed that my amp would make a "zzzzt" sound when I would power it up, soon after that my effects loop when out. After reading Fluff's FAQ, I swapped out the tube for the effects loop and it started working again!!

Quick question; I do noticed that all the lights on my bigfoot light up when I first power up my amp. Is that normal?

Thanks for the FAQ!!
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Post by fluff191 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:53 pm

Yes totally normal!!

Glad the post helped!
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Post by Shadow.Se7en » Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:02 pm

You da' man bro!!

Thanks again!
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