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Head for Shredders Effects Pedals, Units & Accessories
Old 15th December 2010
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Head for Shredders

Just curious to know what type of amps/setups you shredders are currently using

I just purchased a Carvin 2X12 with V30’s which prompted my to break out my Triple Rectifier… I love this amp for heavy rhythms and the clean tone is great.. I can also pull off that bluesy SRV sound… But I DON'T like it so much for leads/shredding

I actually prefer my Pod Pro Rack or Peavey Bandit 112 practice amp.. I feel like the Rectifier does not have enough sustain when doing legato type runs or bends… I tired 3 of my guitars and the only one which sounds good/decent was my RG770DX which has a Air Norton/TZ combo… My other guitars (RBM10 EMG’s 18v, RG770FM IBZF2, IBZF4)… didn’t fair so well with the lead playing

I also put an tube screamer in the chain and was still not satitsfied...
Old 16th December 2010
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Old 16th December 2010
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Hi.

I like rectos for one thing!...chug-chug-chug. I never could get mine to sing and scream the way I wanted. I also disliked the exceedingly hard/jagged feel. But for massive rhythm guitar, hell yes, you can crack the slab of your house with them.


I use a few different rigs but I like my '78 JMP 2203 > MF400 4x12 better than just about anything I have ever played. The head is running on 6550s. The cab might take a little getting used to for some Marshall players because it is not squishy or hazy like some old cabs especially those with worn greenbacks. The G12K100s make for a big 'n tight sounding cab with firm lows and great definition. This rig will show mistakes and make a person clean up their chops, but it's worth it. With a Mesa V1 bottle rocket overdrive in front this rig is very versatile and will sing, scream and howl until sweet chills go up your back. The only drawback (to some people) might be that it's louder than a 747 when dialed in the sweet spot - although surely a good attenuator could make that a non-issue if needed.
Old 16th December 2010
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You'll probably get more singing power ballads, but shredders probably do ok in some cases.
Old 16th December 2010
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lol... good one....
Old 17th December 2010
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Sherlock Fathead.

Best heavy gain sound i've ever heard! Plus the clean is amazing.
Put's a triple Rec to shame.

Sherlock Amps | Guitar Amplifiers & Accessories | Melbourne Australia
Old 24th December 2010
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