digimart R9 weight tests

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  1. Nippon

    Nippon Senior Member

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    Um, obviously a joke.
     
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  2. PierM

    PierM Premium Member

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    I will never understand people doing tests and comparisons with stupid overdrives and oversaturated tones.

    They all sounds crap to me, but not because of the guitars. :)

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  3. RAG7890

    RAG7890 Premium Member

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    FWIW, my take on this was that the whole surgical mask, lab coat, pens in breast pocket shtick was just pantomime 'medical / scientist gravitas' for the camera.
     
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    I think so too, but they do wear masks in Asia more often than we would.....

    We don't care who we spread disease to .....

    Want my cold? .....I didn't wash my hands today either :wow:
     
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  6. BBD

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    Oh sure, yes, but over the nose. Have another look at the YT clips...
     
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    These sort of tests can be equally utterly useless as informative - and usually useless as there is no real conclusion you can draw with small tests.
    If its a way of trying to move heavier guitars that people might think are not worthwhile as they don't conform to the typical 8.5-9lb RI weight......then I think thats the best use for such a test.

    It is better on the whole to ignore the weight and woods and practically everything else and just focus on the guitars and any tonal shift that might be present.
     
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  9. ARandall

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    If you are testing a guitar.....or several of the same like this thread is about - then the pickups and the guitar in your list are irrelevant.

    Your ears are what picks up the difference. Maybe you assume (assumptions are always based on the way the 'assumer' thinks) that nobody can be objective in testing. I assure you that others are not so limited.

    Most people too who are unable to be objective love to quote things like that Stradi test......mistakenly assuming that the violinists were trying to find a certain violin. The test subject were only asked to find something they liked the tone of the best.......something most objective people could do without the blind part of it.
     
  10. zetrex

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    When it comes to music, aren't you looking for a tone that gives you the best feelings? Music is art, art is about feelings (and thoughts). I don't understand the 'objective' word in this matter... Could love be objective? o_O
    Does the weight change the tone? check the 'yes' or no 'box' and after that? Let's assume it is a yes, which one do you prefer best?
    Putting a decent pair of pups and good electronics in an Epi changes its tone by a great factor. Now, if you tell me that 1oz. affects the tone of an ELECTRIC guitar in the same way: I'll just be laughing hard.
     
  11. zetrex

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    And I forgot to mention 'Mojo' and 'fairy dust', sorry...:cheers2:
     
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    zetrex Senior Member

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    This is true, I agree. i just wanted to say that the weight factor is not that important IMHO. ;)
     
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    Lone Ranger complex ... Nothing more. And/OR SMOG . Like lots about America ,,,,Except Us :lol:
    We are a Rude Crude people in general ./ But We did give the World Blues and R&R , so they put up with our nonsense :cool2:
     
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    The videos are part of a series called 'digimart basement lab'
    The lab coat and mask are part of the gimmick.

    Here's a blues jam with the same bloke and Thom Fowle, Gibson Custom's trade channel manager.
     
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    imho, Thom sounds a lot more pleasant than the man in the lab coat.
     

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