NAMM 2020: New Decade, New GAS

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  1. Backsnack

    Backsnack Many strings

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    I’m still waiting to grab a used Amp1 Iridium unless one of these fancy new “game changers” influences me otherwise.

    Hell if I can save a couple hundred bucks that wouldn’t be bad.
     
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    Backsnack Many strings

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    Same company as the amps? There’s a YouTube who uses one for his videos and I think it sounds pretty excellent.
     
  3. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands SS.org Regular

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    The Amp1 seems to be an exception. Although it was designed by someone who had DECADES of amp building experience, both with tube amps and SS amps.
     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    Backsnack Many strings

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    Yeah the Mercury Editions haven’t lost much value. I see the old silver non-ME’s going for ~$500.

    I suppose if I bought one new and sold it down the line it would probably retain most of its value.
     
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    I got two of those oversized 1x12 cab with WGS Veteran 30. Sounds great and it didn't cost me an arm or a leg.
     
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    I have the same cab I think, with the built in "attentuator"?

    I only paid $100 cuz the dude needed the space and love it. The convertible open back is sweet.
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands SS.org Regular

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    New Friedman loudness.

    From what I can tell; New Dirty Shirley, the new Steve Stevens* amp, and a Jake E Lee sig.

    [​IMG]
     
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  9. narad

    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    Eh, I was hoping he'd release whatever this is:

     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    Isn't that the Steve Steven's ray gun logo though?
     
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    Whoops, that's what I meantt. :lol:
     
  12. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Yeah the two on the right are the new Steve Stevens and Jake E Lee amps.
     
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    budda Do not criticize as this Contributor

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    I want my tour gear to sell so I can pay off my credit card.

    But now I also just want to bring the cab and guitar in to our national chain and leave with a PRS SE HBII in charcoal. *sigh*
     
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    Is Randall even showing up this year? All they have left is RG's and Diavlos on gear sights anymore.
     
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    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    I dunno, it seems like Randall has pretty much given up as of late. The last 'big' release they had was the Satan and that was a number of years ago. It's kind of funny you mentioned Randall because just today there was a guy at my work who was looking to buy a used RG100 G3+ but even after a few hours after he saw the ad, it had already been sold.
     
  17. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Every since JAM, the owner of the owner of Randall Amps, US Music Corp, was purchased by the even larger DCC PLC funding has been non-existant.

    I'm sure they don't even know they own a legacy guitar amp company in day to day operations.

    Same as what happened to Digitech under Samsung.
     
  18. GunpointMetal

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    Apparently a product designer for L6 hinted at two new “boxes”, one of which won’t have an online manual till it’s released because it has instructions to use it with another “box” they’re not announcing yet. Curious...
     
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    I'm thinking...a break-out box for the Stomp to add a couple more footswitches, and then either some sort of Line6 Expression Pedal or a daisy-chained footswitch?

    Or, perhaps some way to connect a receiver of some sort to it, so then you can control the unit from an app, wirelessly.
     
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