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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    That's as mad at the Grateful Dead sound system I posted a while back... Do you know who it's for?
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    Hello Tom & all. Cleaning house today - much dust and crap everywhere - long overdue. Heidi's finally back from skool and on holiday, so a joint effort. Don't much enjoy cleaning but there's a good feeling after it's done...
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    Hope it's a minor sprain (one of those that fades with a few painkillers and a couple of days). Like you, I do this about once a year because apparently I have 'weak ankles'. It's a damned nuisance so you have my sympathy.
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    Sorry, I missed out the quote, somehow. Me too. I will buy the successor unit to Helix in a few years if I am spared the plague but no real ambitions to own more guitars at this point and all my pedals are in a plastic storage box, where they will stay until I eventually get organised and sell...
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    They all sound fantastic when dialled in right. Above a certain product quality level, the behind-the-curtain stuff is pretty irrelevant. Some people actually dislike the Fractal stuff because the interface is so fiddly - which might be more important to Art, for example.
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    It's not a rabbit hole. It's really decent tones in under ten minutes. Seriously. If I couldn't get a totally serviceable tone out of a given amp model in Helix in under ten minutes I would have sold the bloody thing within a month. Pretty much all the negative stuff you hear about modelling...
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    You *love* tinkering around with kit :laugh2: That's why Helix would be perfect for you... You're just in denial :naughty:
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    Why not? It will solve your problems.
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    So much more to it than Pi r^2 :) Others have commented on room acoustics, amp placement etc. A crucial factor is also speaker efficiency rating (W -> dB) for any given frequency. It's so multifactoral it's impossible to make generalisations. An amp / speaker combo in a given room and take it...
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    Eh. That should be 10 yards. The beer is typing.
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    Sure, I get it - shot cone. I'm thinking 20 yards or more here - Enough distance for some spread. More and smaller but pretty sure this is a typo. Anyway, enough gun witter. Back to amps :thumb:
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    Could be we're slightly misunderstanding each other. I think you're thinking bullets not pellets? but Frank was talking about his tactical shotgun, hence the vague direction to 'aim low' :)
  13. BBD

    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    True, but still worth trying. Especially at close range and for the first shot.
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    Aim low.
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    The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

    First the salt, then the malt... :naughty:


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