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  1. ficelles replied to the thread CDs Are Dying Three Times as Fast as Vinyl Is Growing.

    I love vinyl with its pops and crackles, I still have my deck from the 80s and vinyl from the 70s and these days am buying more. Vinyl...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 2:33 PM
  2. ficelles attached a file to the thread Is older heavier gear getting cheap since light weight is the fad?.

    Here's my bowels of hell rig - lightweight cabs with a tube head. And five string, but fretless. I am nothing if not inconsistent (or...

    IMG_0186.JPG Sep 21, 2018 at 12:38 PM
  3. ficelles liked nostatic's post in the thread Is older heavier gear getting cheap since light weight is the fad?.

    See, there's your problem. When you're up on stage, it is harder to reach the bowels of hell. You should play more in your basement -...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 12:34 PM
  4. ficelles replied to the thread Is older heavier gear getting cheap since light weight is the fad?.

    :)

    Sep 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  5. ficelles liked Michal_Toth's post in the thread POLL: Help me choose my first amp.

    So glad :) I'm in England as well by the way, hah. Flew all the way from Slovakia to England in under 5 days, just not in a crate :D

    Sep 21, 2018 at 9:01 AM
  6. ficelles replied to the thread POLL: Help me choose my first amp.

    My Pf112HLF has arrived! All the way from Slovakia to England in under 5 days, and all intact. I'm off to plug it in with the other one...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 7:35 AM
  7. ficelles replied to the thread Broken tube.

    It's in the user manual - easily done. A manual process to match the amp to the power tubes.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 7:34 PM
  8. ficelles replied to the thread Broken tube.

    +1, have done that myself. It serves no other function than to make sure you put the tube in correctly.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 6:04 PM
  9. ficelles liked beans-on-toast's post in the thread Broken tube.

    To be safe, you could use one of these. Keyway - Replacement piece for octal tubes If you have the broken off keyway, you can glue it...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 6:03 PM
  10. ficelles replied to the thread Time travels too fast.

    Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. I think I will record the next album in doubly... Ps all of this means I don't want to...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 6:01 PM
  11. ficelles replied to the thread Is older heavier gear getting cheap since light weight is the fad?.

    Begs the question - is there a lightweight 8x10? Or maybe you'd have eight lightweight 1x10s and the back looking like an analog synth...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 2:23 PM
  12. ficelles replied to the thread Fastest way 2 get rid of amps that are heavy.

    And another gift is the gift of lightweight gear!

    Sep 20, 2018 at 12:01 PM
  13. ficelles liked JimmyM's post in the thread Is older heavier gear getting cheap since light weight is the fad?.

    Well that's a sucker's bet, isn't it? If the amp's behind a curtain, how are you going to hear it properly?

    Sep 20, 2018 at 6:21 AM
  14. ficelles replied to the thread Is older heavier gear getting cheap since light weight is the fad?.

    As I have to carry my own gear, for me it's a necessity!

    Sep 20, 2018 at 6:20 AM
  15. ficelles replied to the thread Fastest way 2 get rid of amps that are heavy.

    Wheels up a flight of stairs? Wheels don’t get you everywhere. Just ask the Daleks.

    Sep 19, 2018 at 6:06 PM