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    1. Chuck
      I'll try it again :lol:
    2. Chuck
      Hey Nick I was wondering if you got my PM? I sent it a day or two ago and haven't heard back from you.
    3. OmegaSlayer
      Great to know!
      Thanks! :)
    4. OmegaSlayer
      Maybe this would make you proud :lol:
      You make an insane service with your store.
      This is the guitar area of the biggest music store in Roma, Italy
      Chitarre Elettriche Solid Body | Chitarre | Chitarre Amplificazione Effetti | Page 1-15 | Strumenti Musicali Yourmusic Roma
      I could only dream a place like AxePalace here :)
    5. Dawn of the Shred
      Dawn of the Shred
      Nick whats been your favorite sounding pickups in your RC7'S? Im looking for nice leads in the neck(butter smooth) and nice tight mean in bridge pup. Thanks man and enjoy the new RC you got man!
    6. Killerklown
      Hey just a follow up if you know what the heck happened to MHD pickups? Should have put my money on the BKP and been done with it!!!
    7. p4vl
      What BKP Humbucker would you recommend for the bridge spot in a PRS SE Korina Singlecut? From everything I've read, the PRS has a lot of highs and mids but not much in the way of low mids. I play metal rhythm, I'm looking for clarity without an excess of treble (or mids), although I plan on keeping the PRS in E/Eb tuning. I'm looking into the Korina because I've heard good things about PRS SE's and the lightweight Korina would be a lot easier for my shoulder injury.

      Judging from the info on the BKP site concerning the EQ curves of pickups, I'm between the Miracle Man and Ceramic Warpig. What BKP would you suggest (or you could name another brand, if you like). Amp is a peavey xxx (w/kt77's and a few low output tubes that I can't recall) and 2 x Eminence v128's.

    8. hiker_42
      I heard you were the go to expert on H&K amps. I own a Triamp MKII and was wondering if you had any information regarding biasing. I usually bias my own amps and have biased an MKI before, but thought id ask before I pull the amp out of the chassis.
    9. that short guy
      that short guy
      I want to get something in between a After the Burial tone and a structures tone lol but still be able to lighten up a bit
    10. that short guy
      that short guy
      Hey I got a quick BKP question for you. can you tell how a Cold Sweat set is gonna sound in a mahogany/koa heavy DC800. I wanted something extremely clear and medium output. they worked well on my Regius 7 but I was wondering if you could tell me how they hold up on the 8
    11. DjentDjentlalala
      Hi Nick! I know that you are a lot into VHT! I just needed an advice,I play bass in a band,and one of the 2 guitarist has a VHT pittbull 50 watt with graphic EQ and a Schecter ATX with Blackouts.
      The other guitarist has a Mesa Dual Recto and an Hellraiser with EMGs.
      The VHT keeps drowning in the mix and doesnt satisfy us.

      Do you have any tips for the graphic EQ and settings that should help?

      He also scooped his mids,both with the graphic and knob EQ,which is BAD for a band situation.

      We play this:

      Heartworm | The Path Less Traveled Records

      Thanks a lot for the tips,I hope we can sort it out,since the VHTs are awesome if used well.
    12. cjbrents
      Nick, I am ready to make that purchase on te H&K Coreblade and Cabinet. How do I get the deal that we discussed previously, or I that deal still available?
    13. H3ADLY
      Hey Nick,

      Tomorrow marks the two year anniversary of my 1st BKP purchase. So to celebrate, I'm going to buy another! Or something else if recommended.
      The guitar it will be going into is an Ibanez RGD420z into the bridge position. Specs are as follows; 3pc Wizard III Maple neck, Rosewood Fretboard, Basswood body, Jumbo frets, Edge-Zero II bridge w/ZPS3Fe, 26.5 inch scale.
      Playing through a Peavey 6505 boosted with a TS9 through an Orange PPC412.

      I'm playing in a Death Metal/Core (Call it what you want) band, tuned to drop A. Check ENCELADUS | Pure Deathcore which is our latest release for an idea of what we are about.
      As far as describing the tone I'm after... Balls. Big tight balls! It must thump hard! I want the front row of people at my next show to headless after the first song. Clarity is also a must! Crushing, punishing, tight, clear and FAT!
      What are your thoughts?
      Cheers for any help!
    14. cjbrents
      Yeah that would great man. I know it wouldn't be free, I only asked about the coreblade cab because I haven't found any MC412 cabs for sale. I believe the the V30s will do fine though. I'll contact you once I have the money.
    15. cjbrents
      I'll actually take you up on that offer. I should have the money saved up by mid-August. I'd like to get the H&K VC 412 A30 cabinet, too. I appreciate the discount on the head ;)
    16. cjbrents
      Does that include the MC 412 cabinet?
    17. cjbrents
      Thanks! I'm definitely thinking Coreblade then.
    18. cjbrents
      I was told you were the man!

      I am buying a Hughes & Kettner 100W Head within a month, and I'm stuck between the Coreblade and the Triamp Mk 1. I heard the Mk 1 has reliability issues. Is there any truth to that? Also, which cabinet would best represent either of these Heads?

    19. Curt
      Sweet, thanks Nick. :yesway:
    20. Curt
      I think I will probably go with the BKP's when all is said and done. And the amp is a multi-watt dual rectifier, so plenty on tap. haha I know you've been into the black dog for a bit, what's the lowest tuning you've hurled at it?
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    Musician / Guitar Shop Owner
    Primary Seven:
    Dean USA Custom Shop RC7
    Main Rig:
    ENGL Invader 100
    Real Name:
    Nemecide, among others.
    Primary ERG:
    PRS Custom 24 Baritone
    Sevenstring Guitars:
    Dean USA CS RC7 Green Xenocide, Dean USA CS RC7 Red Xenocide", Dean USA CS RC7 Sky Blue Quilt, Ibanez Apex100, Ibanez RG1077XL w/ BKP Aftermaths,
    Other Guitars:
    PRS Custom 24 Baritone Pomegranate, PRS Custom 24 White Tiger, PRS Artist V Teal Black, Ibanez RGD2120Z-CSM, Ibanez RGTHRG1, Carvin SH60 Aqua Burst, Taylor Baritone Acoustic
    ENGL Invader 100, Fractal Axe-FX Ultra
    Effects & Pedals:
    Axe-FX Ultra, ISP Decimator ProRackG, X2 Digital Wireless System, MXR GT-OD overdrive
    Cabinets / Monitors:
    Fryette 4x12 Fat Bottom, M-Audio BX8, M-Audio SBX
    Studio & Recording Gear:
    MOTU 828 mk3, Tech 21 SansAmp Bass DI, API Channel Strip, Shure SM57 Beta, Shure SM7, Avalon U5
    Misc/Other Gear:
    Elixir NanoWeb strings, Dunlop Tortex Jazz III (Pitch Black 1.14).
    My name is Nick. I own a guitar store called The Axe Palace and involved with several bands/projects

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