How long until frankv's next tube amp

Discussion in 'The Squawk Box' started by cherrysunburst00, Nov 13, 2015.

How long until Frank gets another tube amp

  1. He already has his eyes set on 1

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  2. 1 day

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  3. 1 week

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  4. 1 month

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  5. Frank is DONE with tube amps forever

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  1. frankv

    frankv What Are You Waiting For? Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    I like.. I like.. :thumb:
     
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    frankv What Are You Waiting For? Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Well, today marked a milestone for me. I sold my last tube amp. A 1982 Fender Super Champ. A special one in fact. This one has the elusive EV10 speaker from the factory. It's a killer amp and one I absolutely thought I would ever sell. It even has it's original Fender Tubes.

    If there is any question that I have moved past the "past" and into the new age.. That should do it.. For all those that voted that I would be buying another Tube Amp. You Lose.:thumb::laugh2::fingersx:

    Stinky Kitty is now the new owner of her.
     
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  3. IronWeso

    IronWeso Senior Member

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    Fwiw I voted one month
     
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  4. Matty

    Matty Senior Member

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    Never say never Franky, us guitar players are a fickle bunch. :cool:
     
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  5. Ed B

    Ed B Senior Member

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    Can we change the title from "tube" to "Modeling"? This way we may have a chance to win again? :laugh2:

    You're on your second Axe already. :laugh2:
     
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  6. Pwrmac7600

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    Next will be a Kemper, then a Helix, and maybe a Pod HD300 or 500.
     
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    Ed B Senior Member

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    :laugh2:

    Exactly. Like most of us gas sufferers know. There is no cure. There's just a shift in focus. :laugh2:
     
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  8. frankv

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    I like that Ed.. :thumb:
     
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  9. frankv

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    The only other modeler I would buy woukd be an AXE 3. Its just that good.
     
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  10. Pwrmac7600

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    Maybe an AX8 for the bedroom?
     
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  11. frankv

    frankv What Are You Waiting For? Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Nah. Too much for what its purpose would be. But I would look at an HD300. That is a great package. I woukd get a little Quilter SS power amp and a 1 10 or 12 cab.. would be a killer rig. Lots of fun to play.
     
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  12. cherrysunburst00

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    As the creator of this thread, I am truly amazed that Everyone's favorite gear junkie hasn't purchased another tube amp. Kinged, your point is well taken, after all Frank DID buy another Axe. Frank graciously sold me his tube amp book today. I was gonna "give him the business" and say "when you want to buy it back, you get first dibs" but could it actually be?????

    One poster said something about Frank not being able to make it until March??? Hmmm. We've all heard of "Doubting Thomas" no doubt. I'm STILL clinging to the ever narrowing thread that Frank will HAVE to get a tube amp, but increasingly "nah" is taking over.

    Well, AT LEAST I/We can look forward to Frank getting more modelling gear
     
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    Tsquared Trunk Monkey

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    Pwrmac7600 called it. He's still a junkie - just different junk. :laugh2::laugh2:
     
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    That makes me feel better.
     
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  15. frankv

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    Ya know what... besides the flexibility. Besides the fantastic tones. Besides the incredible effects. Ya know what I am just loving beyond description? Its the direct recording interface and my DAW setup.

    So I would be jamming away and hit on a cool lick or chord sequence. All I do next is hit the record button on my DAW and capture it. That is now on my computer for playback. Now it's easy to create music because upon playback the track comes right back through the AXE and my wedges. This is so cool and absolutely inspiring. It adds a totally new dimension to what practice is. Instead of just noodling around you actually create jam tracks that can be built upon and played back.

    Of course one might say you can do that with a conventional tube amp. I couldn't because I don' have mixers and mics and I especially I don't have the quite studio where I can play uninterrupted. In the past when I wanted to record that riff or chord sequence I had to take out my Tascam recorder. Place it next to the speaker, then hope I wouldn't have my 2 year old grandson run in and ruin the recording.. OR worse.. Have the wife stick her head in and ask for money. hahahahaha.

    At least with the grandson I was happy to see him.. hahahah

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  16. cherrysunburst00

    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    Hey Frank: Your Grandson is a cutie. You truly are BLESSED, my Friend. Did you up and sneak in a tube amp on us? :laugh2: :laugh2: JK. I know that must be an older pic; for a minute I thought you'd seen the light and come back to Les Pauls
     
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  17. frankv

    frankv What Are You Waiting For? Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    That photo is about a year old. That's a 92 Les Paul I'm sitting with. The Marshall is a JVM410.

    The guitars on the wall are my builds. The guitars are now gone and the amp left first. I now play David Thomas McNaught single cuts exclusively.
     
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    Is that the infamous JVM410?
     
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    "infamous?" What's the Cliff's Notes version of that??
     
  20. Pwrmac7600

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    Lol there was an entire thread on it over at the gear page I believe. It was a saga!

    Edit: I tried to find the thread but no luck. Basically someone sold Frank a bum jvm.
     
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