[Videos] Mesa Boogie Roadking vs Line5 Flextone III

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  1. skinhead

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    Found this on youtube, and I think that's interesting. The dynamic of the Roadking is waaaaaaaaaay better than the flextone, but they sound really good.





     
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    some might like the flextone sound better

    but not I, I love that mesa tone
     
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    I thought that flextone sounded horrible compared to the road king. I much prefer the road king but I guess some will like the response you get from the flextone.
     
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    The response from the flextone is awesome for your room, cause you have that metal as fuck tone in a low volume, but in a live situation doesn't work
     
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    Yeah it's funny how people judge the sound of amps by shitty digital camera recordings in a bedroom instead of at gigging volumes with a drummer haha. I guess it gives you a basic idea though. I sit on youtube listening to demos a lot, but it's a whole different ballgame when you're cranking it in front of drums.
     
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    Of course. And a digital amp on the mix just get lost. Nothing like a tube amp. Fucking presence :metal:
     
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    actually, something like a tube amp *cough*.

    i bet if they didnt say what amp they were playign through at the time, people would have different opinions ;)
     
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    For sure, musicians hear with their eyes a LOT.
     
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    I think the second sound in the first one was pretty good but recording quality was a bust. Why can't these people doing demos just record it for real? Also, what are the two different Mesa amps? Are they both dual recto?
     
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    Maybe because they aren't experienced with recording in a semi-professional manner, and/or dont have the access to better recording equipment..

    difference between mesa's: www.mesaboogie.com
     
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    sounded like he was using two different EQ settings...

    I liked the Mesa better but I still liked the Line6 :metal:

    His playing put me to sleep though :lol:
     
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    The audio quality for both was horrible.
     

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