Eric johnson (amp & effects settings) close up pic's, + more!!!

Discussion in 'Tonefreaks' started by Nigel Tufnel's tech, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. wildschwein

    wildschwein Member

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    Not really - I often crank the bass and the mids and turn the treble off on most older Marshalls - he seems to do something similar but keeps the mids and bass a bit lower.
     
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    I wonder why he doesn't have the cables in the wah and fuzz face in all the way. :hmm: Probably a special "Eric Johnson thing"! Lol

    This was a great post, thanks so much.

    I wish he was touring now.
     
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    Also I'm wondering. Is he still using a compressor, more specifically, the MXR Dyna Comp?
     
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    looks to me like there are no power cables running to those pedals... so i would guess its so the batteries don't get run down.....


    his pedal is waaayyyyy too messy looking for me.. i gotta have that shit organized...
     
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    Thanks for posting, great stuff. Im really surprised by two things. When you run a Superlead like that- flat out - the tone controls dont actually do much....and- boy he's got the bridge pup on that strat set high.

    Cant argue with the result though.
     
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    This is from July 2007.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERFFXvPV9XE[/ame]

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFEFbzlu7tw[/ame]
     
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    Great stuff, NTt...thanks for posting!
     
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    Those guitar mods are pretty interesting...

    Anyone know the reason for not putting the b string under the tree? More sustain, I guess?
     
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    Your guess is as good as mine. The strings don't stay in the nut if I try that.
     
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    It would have to be to eliminate the point of friction and string catch.

    I tried it out of curiosity and no problem on mine.
     
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    Eric doesn't put the B & E under the tree, he gets better tuning stability that way.
     
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    :thumb:

    Sounds fishy, but who am I to question Eric Johnson?

    Do you know if he makes any changes to the nut?
     
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    Nigel Tufnel's tech Senior Member

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    But it does work, i did it to my strat, string tension changes as well on the two strings, you need a well cut nut to stop string rattle, Eric probably did the same.
     
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    I picked up a few very interesting things from this pic...

    1. One caster cup has been removed from each of the 4x12's for venting
    2. The cabs are decoupled from the stage, resting on short risers

    [​IMG]
     
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    So they are (vented). Good eyes. And what is the left quad connected to?

    Im really surprised, given how anal Johnson seems to be- how untidy and haphazard everything seems to be. That pedal board arrnagement is something else.

    I mean my board is made out of a piece of wood too, but its more "roadworthy", cabling and so on, than that would appear to be.

    Goes to show. He is Eric Johnson, Im not.
     
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    See that exposed transformer in the bottom left of the pic? I'll bet that the tranny is part of an amp chassis (no head case) that's running the other 4x12. I've heard that he's done that in the past...running an amp live that's been taken out of it's shell.
     
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    Right...well, I cant think of any other reason a trannie would be sitting there like with its bare arse hanging out.
     
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