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  1. David Garner

    Who's Who in Tube Amps

    Oldfield Club D’Lux Ceriatone 18 Watt with tremolo and EF86 channel Mesa Express 5:25 1x10 Vox AC30cc2 with UK Celestion Blues
  2. David Garner

    Cold Hard Facts (but mostly a BS opinion)

    I love a Gibson guitar into a Fender amp, but my EJ Strat is pretty phenomenal too. I'm selling off a bunch of amps and cabs to fund a Cutthroat Audio Down Brownie, and I'll add that Fender brownface amps are criminally under appreciated.
  3. David Garner

    JB in bridge, SSL3 mid + neck, Rwrp needed?

    Middle needs to be RWRP if you want hum canceling in the neck/middle position. What I don't know is if the SSL3 is RWRP with the split JB, so you might or might not have hum canceling in that position depending on how the JB is wound relative to the SSL3. I'd ask over on the Duncan forums...
  4. David Garner

    Seymour Duncan Antiquities vs. Gibson '59 Tribute pickups

    I haven't -- both of mine have Swiss cheese weight relief.
  5. David Garner

    For The Love of Flame...

    That beauty teetering on top of that amp makes my butthole clench up.
  6. David Garner

    Weber Speakers

    I have the 12F150 in my Deluxe Reverb and it is amazing. At first I didn't like it that much, but it wasn't yet broken in and I wasn't very good at getting great tone from a Deluxe Reverb. As the years have passed, it has only gotten better and as I've learned to dial in tones, it seems to...
  7. David Garner

    Amp recommendations?

    If you have the funds, that Stapleton Princeton is absurdly good. I love Fender amps. I have a Deluxe Reverb clone and it just loves my Les Pauls. I use a Skreddy Hybrid Fuzz Driver and I can go from sparkly clean to Dio or Iron Maiden with a twist of my volume knob. Of course, you can turn...
  8. David Garner

    blues junior... les paul and ___ overdrive

    All purpose - Fulldrive 2 Light OD - Klone Clean to mean w/ volume knob - Skreddy Hybrid Fuzz Driver
  9. David Garner

    Any tips on how to get a good tone from a les paul and a marshall tube amp

    Also, I'm not familiar with the DSL5, but with a DSL100, I would suggest ignoring the red channel at first and work off the green channel. There are a wealth of classic Marshall tones there. If yours is a dual channel, start with the green channel first.
  10. David Garner

    Any tips on how to get a good tone from a les paul and a marshall tube amp

    To simplify things a bit, I have 2 suggestions. First, as @NotScott said, dial in less gain than you think. You want an organic tone. You can always boost it. Second, as the gain goes up, the bass should go down. In general, the more gain you use, the less bass you'll want in the signal...
  11. David Garner

    Your Effects Pedalboard !!! Pics !!!

    Funny how some things stick and some cut. I still have the MDV somewhere and when I find it it’s going back on. The wah and tuner are fixtures. Everything else has changed.
  12. David Garner

    I need your help: When my Les Paul was built?

    They've always replied to me within 24 hours or so. They are very helpful in my experience.
  13. David Garner

    I Bought a Les paul Traditional and i kinda regret it...

    It's hard to perform live with for you. Your back is gonna hurt after an hour of playing. It is much harder for you to play fast licks on and get used to the neck. None of those things are necessarily true for other people. Certainly not for me.
  14. David Garner

    I need your help: When my Les Paul was built?

    Pots and wiring look like a typical 90s Standard for sure. The serial number is bizarre. As others have said, the plate wouldn't cover a normal serial no. and it looks like yours never had one. I'd send an email to Gibson Customer Service and ask them. The Guitar Dater Project came up with...
  15. David Garner

    NPD: Skreddy Hybrid Fuzz Driver

    I should. I'm pretty lazy -- you can see I didn't bother to blow the cat hair off the top of the pedal before I took that last picture. (Actually I didn't notice it until I posted the picture). Anyway, I might do that if I have time this week.
  16. David Garner

    NPD: Skreddy Hybrid Fuzz Driver

    Sorry to keep bumping my own thread, but I'm still discovering this pedal and wanted to share. I've tweaked the setting above and I think this is pretty close to where I want to be. Set this way, I can put the Les Paul in the middle position and just work the volume knobs, or stay on...
  17. David Garner

    Ever feel like you are "there" with LPs and guitars in general?

    I’m definitely there with LPs. I have one with Lowe wind unpotted PAF style pickups and one with a JB/59 set. I guess I could get one with P90s but if I ever go that route I’ll probably get a Reverend Warhawk 390. I do really want a nice ES-335 though. And a 52 Reissue Tele. So I’m far from...
  18. David Garner

    NPD: Skreddy Hybrid Fuzz Driver

    I read the manual a bit, and it says presence should stay in the middle most of the time, so I figured full up was probably not what Mark had in mind when he spun this pedal up. So I worked with it a bit and came up with this, which still sounds really cool and open, but has a little more...
  19. David Garner

    NPD: Skreddy Hybrid Fuzz Driver

    This is a cool piece of kit. It's really best if you set it for either humbuckers or singles, because the humbucker tones sound thin with singles and the single tones sound muddy and boomy with humbuckers. I'm mostly planning to use it with my Les Pauls, so I don't really care about setting it...
  20. David Garner

    Remove little dings and scratches LP Trad

    People pay perfectly good money for that and you got it for free. Play it and enjoy it. My 93 Standard is way worse and it’s my favorite guitar. I never feel like I have to clean it or polish it. It’s just a tool to make music.


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