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Fender Rumble Club

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by BumbleB, Mar 25, 2013.


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  1. SoulReflection

    SoulReflection Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2017
    NorCal
    Just because some of us tend to ignore, or make fun of, caustic comments does not, in anyway, suggest we endorse them. I was called a "political spin doctor". Other were called "dofus". The way you were treated should never have happened.

    I hope we can move on from this...
     
  2. Old P Bass Guy

    Old P Bass Guy

    Nov 26, 2017
    Arizona
    Moody, thanks again for the links to your recommended threads. Honestly, they are way over my head in many cases but it's a learning process and good reading. Do you have a Thesaurus for all the terms?
     
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  3. GonePlaid

    GonePlaid "It needs a bridge cover" Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2016
    Southeast FL
    I thought thesaurus were extinct.:confused:
     
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  4. EatS1stBassist

    EatS1stBassist

    Apr 15, 2016
    So cal
    Thank you! I have and still do enjoy your posts :thumbsup:
     
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  5. G-Dog

    G-Dog

    Feb 12, 2016
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  6. Old P Bass Guy

    Old P Bass Guy

    Nov 26, 2017
    Arizona
    Thanks!! I appreciate your being my tour guide!
     
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  7. G-Dog

    G-Dog

    Feb 12, 2016
    You, and anyone else who is interested, are most welcome. Indeed, there is a cornucopia of information lnked on Stumbo's wiki page there, literally something for everyone, I kid you not.
     
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  8. Texican

    Texican

    Aug 9, 2018
    I harbor no resentment.

    Linnin, if you ever see this, I’m sorry things got out of hand. No hard feelings.
     
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  9. Moody Tuner

    Moody Tuner

    Jun 30, 2017
    Chicago
    Onvilab explains a lot of compressor terms here: How to use a compressor
     
  10. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav SUSPENDED Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Thanks for fixing the video. Nice sound.
     
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  11. Jeremy Jones

    Jeremy Jones

    May 8, 2018
    Dubuque
    Hey all been gone for awhile.. For me with was a perfect fit for the swap... No modification at all. If there is someone that would like to swap there silver for the black I would be up for that.
     
  12. G-Dog

    G-Dog

    Feb 12, 2016
    PM @Killed_by_Death
     
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  13. BBassBassington

    BBassBassington

    May 6, 2018
    Ontario
    I use a TC Spectracomp. With the default setting and knob set to 9 o'clock it makes everything sound just a tiny bit more balanced and alive. I never shut it off and I wouldn't hesitate to buy another if needed.

    However my experience with compressors is very limited. All I can say is I love having a splash of it with my R500H and 210.
     
  14. JakobT

    JakobT

    Jan 9, 2014
    Oslo, Norway
    I do exactly the same. Same compressor, same toneprint, same setting. Great minds think alike, it seems...;)
     
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  15. Apparently there's compression built-in the Rumbles, when you press the Vintage button.
     
  16. G-Dog

    G-Dog

    Feb 12, 2016
    There is also the always-on Delta-Comp Limiter, as described by manual excerpts in this Rumble Talk:
     
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  17. FirewalZ

    FirewalZ

    Aug 14, 2014
    S.E. Michigan
    While true, I dont believe its the same function or use case as an external compressor. The way I understand it is that its part of the internal signal path in the head, nothing you can really interact with and does not have the same impact on your signal as an external compressor would.
     
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  18. I do believe you'd need to insert the external compressor in the effects loop to get the same response as the Delta-Comp.
     
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  19. JakobT

    JakobT

    Jan 9, 2014
    Oslo, Norway
    The Delta-Comp limiter is always on, and does provide some compression and sustain, but it is dependent on volume and how you play. That means that it’s part of the signature Rumble tone but not user-controllable in any real sense. For me, certain notes seem to ring out less clearly and die out more quickly in some rooms, and a good compressor like the TC Electronic SpectraComp helps even this out. The SpectraComp is also multi-band, which gives a very natural tone. You don’t really notice it until you turn it off.
     
  20. Gigas444

    Gigas444

    Jul 30, 2018
    Pernate - Italy
    Hi guys, i'm searching for some help, i have a crazy idea: stop gigging with heavy, bulky head + cabs, and i really like the rumble tone, obviously the stage 800 should be the right choice, but what you think about studio 40 + in ear for gigs?
    anyone adopted this kind of solution?
    this way i should have only a very light, little amp, the in ear and the bass to take to a gig
     
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