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David Van Via
03-05-2005, 12:44 PM
It's always interesting to see what other guitarists have there settings to. So what are your amp settings and what Amp do you use!

Amp:
Marshall AVT50H and a 4 speaker, cabinet.

Settings:
Gain - 7.5
Bass - 8
Middle - 2
Treble - 8
Reverb 4

Don Corleone
03-05-2005, 01:02 PM
Try these (one of many settings I use)

Gain: 8
Bass: 2 or 3
Middle: 4 or 5
Treble: 7
Reverb: Personal Taste

Coyote
03-05-2005, 01:56 PM
Marshall MG100R-head + Behringer 412S cab

Channel: OD 2
Gain: 6.5 to 10 (varies)
Bass: between 2 and 4
Middle: 4.5
Treble: 6-ish
Contour (the scoop): 5.5 or 6.5
Channel Volume: 5.5
Reverb: a little.

LoungeMachine
03-05-2005, 02:07 PM
11-11-11-11-11-11-11


Alway on 11

Eyes of the Night
03-05-2005, 02:43 PM
7 10 2 6.5 5.5 Res 10 and Pres 6.5

5150II(groovetubes), 160a Marsh ...

Terry
03-05-2005, 09:18 PM
Am going much heavier on the bass and much less on the mid and treble than I used to.

Reverb at about 5.

David Van Via
03-05-2005, 09:23 PM
Originally posted by LoungeMachine
11-11-11-11-11-11-11


Alway on 11

I was wondering how long it would be before somebody said that!

Eyes of the Night
03-06-2005, 06:10 AM
What's reverb? ... and why don't I have it;) ...

Denny
03-06-2005, 11:57 AM
Depends on what Amp I'm using. Generally I have the Preamp set at about 5 or 6.

Denny
03-06-2005, 12:04 PM
Originally posted by Eyes
7 10 2 6.5 5.5 Res 10 and Pres 6.5

5150II(groovetubes), 160a Marsh ...

The groovetubes in that Amp are a waste, you should have bought a decent Amplifier to begin with, man.

smaz
03-06-2005, 07:46 PM
Set the volume to 11, then play away :) None of this frollicky bollocks :)

Unless I use my FX pedal, in which case I find a patch (I haven't full tried them all out lol) that's not too fake - sounding and is bassy, and give that a whack.

David Van Via
03-06-2005, 08:10 PM
Originally posted by smaz
Set the volume to 11, then play away :) None of this frollicky bollocks :)

Unless I use my FX pedal, in which case I find a patch (I haven't full tried them all out lol) that's not too fake - sounding and is bassy, and give that a whack.


So are all the knobs on your amp turned to full?

It actually doesn't sound to bad on a bass. Unless it's the knop which makes things vibrate.

smaz
03-06-2005, 08:43 PM
I don't use the EQs, only the volume knobs. Occasionally I put a bass-boost on there, but that doesn't make a great difference.

Panamark
03-07-2005, 02:04 AM
Originally posted by Eyes
What's reverb? ... and why don't I have it;) ...

EYES ! FOR FUCKS SAKE, FLOG THAT PEAVEY CRAP AND GET
A FOOKING MARSHALL. LOOK FOR A JCM-800. You should
be able to pick one of them up on ebay..

You will not regret it !

Nitro Express
03-07-2005, 04:52 AM
Marshall JTM 45

Vol. I 6 Treb. 7 Mid. 6 Bass 9 Presence 5

Pushing the input with a DOD 250 overdrive peddle with the gain maxed out.

The speaker cab is a Marshall B cab with 4 greenbacks.

smaz
03-07-2005, 06:05 AM
Oh yeah, my amps an Ashdown Electric Blue 15-180... Sounds larvelly...

http://www.nevadamusic.co.uk/acatalog/ashdown-eb15180.jpg

David Van Via
03-07-2005, 06:19 AM
That's the same bass amp that Tydhurst uses except his isn't a combo.

And Eyes get a marshall they'll never let you down and for the price they go for you will be stupid if you choose anything else.

Here's my Amp.

smaz
03-07-2005, 08:20 AM
Is this Tydhurst gear???

http://www.nevadamusic.co.uk/acatalog/ashdown-abm-115-cab.jpg

http://www.8thstreet.com/images/ashdown-elblue180h.jpg

Eyes of the Night
03-07-2005, 09:18 AM
Originally posted by Denny
The groovetubes in that Amp are a waste, you should have bought a decent Amplifier to begin with, man.



fuck off! ...

Eyes of the Night
03-07-2005, 09:19 AM
Originally posted by Panamark
EYES ! FOR FUCKS SAKE, FLOG THAT PEAVEY CRAP AND GET
A FOOKING MARSHALL. LOOK FOR A JCM-800. You should
be able to pick one of them up on ebay..

You will not regret it !


Fuck off too!;)

Panamark
03-07-2005, 09:20 AM
Eyes, reverb is something you get with a Marshall head.
Reverberation. Nice effect.

Denny
03-07-2005, 10:23 AM
Originally posted by Panamark
EYES ! FOR FUCKS SAKE, FLOG THAT PEAVEY CRAP AND GET
A FOOKING MARSHALL. LOOK FOR A JCM-800. You should
be able to pick one of them up on ebay..

You will not regret it !

JCM 800 is 10 times better than a 5150. Vintage Marshall Amps are FANTASTIC!!!!!

Personally, I really dig the 50 watt JMP2 and JMP3 heads from the early 70's.

Denny
03-07-2005, 10:25 AM
Originally posted by Eyes
fuck off! ...

No matter what Tubes you use will make up for SHITE Amp circuitry.

90% of People that have used 5150's are now using Marshall's and Boogie Amps now.

Denny
03-07-2005, 10:26 AM
Originally posted by Panamark
Eyes, reverb is something you get with a Marshall head.
Reverberation. Nice effect.

Or on a Nice Fender Twin Reverb Deluxe :)

tydhurst
03-07-2005, 10:34 AM
Originally posted by smaz
Is this Tydhurst gear???

http://www.nevadamusic.co.uk/acatalog/ashdown-abm-115-cab.jpg

http://www.8thstreet.com/images/ashdown-elblue180h.jpg

It sure is My good man. Isn't it Purdy?

Good sounding amp, and grat value (plug, plug)

David Van Via
03-07-2005, 10:35 AM
Originally posted by smaz
Is this Tydhurst gear???

http://www.nevadamusic.co.uk/acatalog/ashdown-abm-115-cab.jpg

http://www.8thstreet.com/images/ashdown-elblue180h.jpg

Hopefully he'll answer that himself!

EDIT: Posting at the same time as me, it just makes me look like a fool! :D

David Van Via
03-07-2005, 02:07 PM
Originally posted by Panamark
EYES ! FOR FUCKS SAKE, FLOG THAT PEAVEY CRAP AND GET
A FOOKING MARSHALL. LOOK FOR A JCM-800. You should
be able to pick one of them up on ebay..

You will not regret it !
So Panamark what are your settings on your amp? Or is it a secret!

Don Corleone
03-07-2005, 02:39 PM
Originally posted by Denny
JCM 800 is 10 times better than a 5150. Vintage Marshall Amps are FANTASTIC!!!!!

Even Ed's gone back to using his Marshall these days.

Your right about what you say about vintage Marshall's though. I've got an old Plexi (a 68 or a 69), cranked up full with everything on 10 you've got that Classic Van Halen sound.

Nitro Express
03-07-2005, 03:14 PM
If you want more gain from an old Marshall just do the Yngwie thing and throw a DOD 250 overdrive infront of it.

I managed to coax some good tones out of a 5150 but I had to turn the pre gain down and push the power amp. The preamp on a 5150 sounds like shit to me. I can get a better tone using a Fender Twin and distortion peddles. Really.

smaz
03-07-2005, 05:16 PM
Originally posted by tydhurst
It sure is My good man. Isn't it Purdy?

Good sounding amp, and grat value (plug, plug)

'Tis fantastic indeedd :D

Im jealous!!!

jojo2371
03-07-2005, 07:41 PM
jcm800 = good answer panamark! thats why i face sydney 5 times a day and pray ,hoping some of that guitar zen will rub off on me !!!

jackassrock
03-10-2005, 01:40 PM
Early 80's JCM 800 (100 watt lead 2) and a 4x12 equipped with 25 watt celestions.

Bass 10
Mid 6
Treb 8
Presence 6
Gain 7
Vol 4
Reverb 0

Just plug in a Les Paul Standard with an EMG 81 through an Ibanez analog delay, Boss DS-1 and GE-7 for two different lead tones, and a Crybaby bass wah that makes some unholy sounds when sweeping through the frequency range that is usually reserved for the bass.

That's what my guitar sound is made of

Cathedral
03-10-2005, 02:27 PM
I own a 5150 II and i love the thing.

fe_lung
03-10-2005, 03:12 PM
Originally posted by LoungeMachine
11-11-11-11-11-11-11


Alway on 11

Even when you play Lick My Love Pump? I understand when you're playing Stonehenge, but really.....

Nitro Express
03-11-2005, 02:43 AM
Lick My Love Pump is a piano song. Of course if Nigel ran his keyboard through an MXR flanger into a stack of Marshalls on 11 EVH style, Lick My Love Pump could turn into Deep Throat My Love Pump and Gag on the Cum.

Coyote
02-10-2009, 12:22 PM
Bump, since some of us might have new amps/settings...

On the Laney...
Resonance switch ON
Presence 5-10, depending on my overall volume.
Bass, Mid 6-7
Treble 7-8
Gain 10
Drive 5 (basically, this is like an extra preamp stage...)
Master volume, 2-11. (master goes up, treble/presence go down)


On the Trademark 60...
Channel 1, SRV settings
Channel 2, VH settings (what else?)

GAR
02-10-2009, 12:39 PM
modified here..

eqiv settings:

presence 8-9
treb 10
mid 6-7
bass 10
gain 8-9
vol 10
shelving sw. 3

master vol 2 - 3 w/attenuator, rehearse 5, play 7

Coyote
02-10-2009, 12:45 PM
On the Trademark 60...
Channel 1, SRV settings

with Drive at about 1-2 o'clock...

GAR
02-10-2009, 04:26 PM
On the Gallien-Krueger microlead, my tone settings are:

bass 10
low mid 7
hi mid 6-7
treble 8-9

Like all solid-state amps, because they amplify and clip at the lower wave first, the treble is usually piercing so I trim the treble down then up the louder I get.

the GK250ML has a cheap chorus I like with stereo 50w+50watt outputs to separate 16ohm cabinets.

My Roland Jazz Chorus head replaced it but got stolen, so what I was playing 20 years ago and put in the closet as spare became my main and only rig.

Instead of replacing the JC120 with another, I'll probably get two Marshall Mode 4 solid state heads to drive 4 cabs stereo chorus.

We'll see what my setting will be with those. Nothing beats solid state for clean channel, or clean-stereo chorusing.. separate channel amplification of a true (not emulated) stereo chorus effect was unbelievable at 200 watts, at 700 watts it's going to roar like an ocean.

kentuckyklira
02-10-2009, 04:30 PM
11-11-11-11-11-11-11


Alway on 11

My Peavey Classic 50 (current favorite) goes to 12!:tongue0011:

Matt White
02-10-2009, 04:35 PM
MARSHALL JCM 900:

Reverb: 4

Presence: 10

Bass: 7

Mid: 2

Treble: 7

Pre Amp: 20

DLRdelight!
02-11-2009, 03:57 AM
I use a Fender 2-12 deville

gain-3
treble-5
bass-7
mid-6.5
reverb-3.5

GAR
02-11-2009, 12:22 PM
MARSHALL JCM 900:

Pre Amp: 20

I know that amp, I had the SLX without reverb i think it was model 2100 thats actually an okay amp

Matt White
02-11-2009, 01:35 PM
I know that amp, I had the SLX without reverb i think it was model 2100 thats actually an okay amp

Mine is the 4100 model....

owned it for the past 13 years....never a problem...GRATE sounding amp....

GAR
02-11-2009, 07:27 PM
Yeah it's of the same period.

Mine had shitty capacitors, I bought it kaput for $150 and replaced those shitty Nichicon electrolytic caps populating throughout the board.

I got 575 for it on ebay. They're still a bargain in the 600 dollar range.

If I can't get two Mode Four Marshalls for a grand, I might get a pair of 900's. But lately I've seen them for around 800 and for the poor heat tolerance/maintenance issue the way they're designed I'd rather have the Mode4.

jhale667
02-14-2009, 09:07 PM
Mesa-Boogie Red-stripe Mk III, fully loaded with Reverb and Simul-Class power section. :D

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h217/jhale667/StoneyontheBoogie.jpg

Settings are a little different than in the picture:

Volume: 7.5
Treble: 8
Bass: 4.5
Middle: 4
Master: Depends on the room, hopefully past 3 minimum
Lead Drive: 7.5
Lead Master: 6
My EQ is not set so nearly at a smiley-face as it is in the picture these days, either.

GAR
02-15-2009, 11:03 PM
Jay there's a small clawed flea-bearing beast on your amplifier.

Coyote
02-16-2009, 12:09 AM
Mesa-Boogie Red-stripe Mk III, fully loaded with Reverb and Simul-Class power section. :D

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h217/jhale667/StoneyontheBoogie.jpg

Settings are a little different than in the picture:

Volume: 7.5
Treble: 8
Bass: 4.5
Middle: 4
Master: Depends on the room, hopefully past 3 minimum
Lead Drive: 7.5
Lead Master: 6
My EQ is not set so nearly at a smiley-face as it is in the picture these days, either.

And apparently, it's a pussy magnet. :D

jhale667
02-16-2009, 05:28 AM
And apparently, it's a pussy magnet. :D


Did you ever doubt it? :biggrin: It's not a species-snob, either...anything with a vagina loves it...:hee:

And she gets flea-dipped monthly, GAR.. ;) My cat rules, btw. :lol:

Panamark
02-16-2009, 07:35 AM
On my JCM 800

Bass/Mid/Treble (5)
Reverb 4 (when its on)
Presence 6
pre vol/gain 11 !!!

I like the crunch you get at lower volumes with the
master volume down and the pre amp volume and
gain up to the max. Right at that point where the
the master volume is between 2 and 3...
These settings I love with high gain pickups...
Great distortion and harmonics.. (at least to
my ears)

Less visits from the cuntstables too....

At high volume I like to set everything pretty much
to 5... (but keep the gain right up)

Top Jimmy
02-16-2009, 07:53 AM
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GAR
02-16-2009, 07:15 PM
That's the castle I was living in awhile back..

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