Pretty Cool Simple Van Halen Helix Patch

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  1. AllTheSound

    AllTheSound Premium Member

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    Saw this posted on FB. Thought some of you might find it useful. Patch can be downloaded here: https://line6.com/customtone/tone/3254199/

    Explanation of the patch and whats going on with it with some sound samples below




    Cheers.
     
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    You just gotta love this stuff.
     
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    YIKES!! I am not a Van Halen scholar in the least, but THAT sounds like what I remember those VH records sounding like. Impressive!!
     
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    Just messed around w/ it for a few minutes on the LT. Sounds pretty good. Has a lot of gain so I turned it down a bit. Some tweaking is expected of any patch though. That's one of things I like about having a Helix is customizing the sound to the guitar.
     
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    True that man! having a good modeler is like Christmas every day. It's the gift that keeps on giving ;)
     
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    Yeah i guess it depends on the pickups . I found the use of the Echoplex primarily as a gain boost pretty interesting , i would have never thought of doing that. :thumb:
     
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    I thought getting a Kemper would cure my amp GAS, but the Helix sure looks cool.
     
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    I go back and forth about getting a Kemper, lol. However, I have yet to completely utilize the Helix to the fullest and I LOVE the sounds I am getting, so......no Kemper for now. Maybe down the road.....
     
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