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  1. I can answer this now as mine arrived. Brief moment of panic when I saw the Euro plug but thankfully Thomann spotted me coming and added a UK adaptor in the box. First impressions? Built like the proverbial tank, I mean this thing is SOLID Everything feels great quality. Sounds? Here is where I'm a shade disappointed - I was intending to use this as a preamp and whilst it functions ok, the sounds I'm getting are still pretty flat and uninspiring when straight to the desk/PA. I need to spend more time with it but I'm also finding it struggles with the (admittedly stupidly high) output from my EMG pickup and clips when above 9 o clock on the gain! Overall I'm sure it'd do someone a turn but it's not for me, so it'll be hitting the classifieds imminently.
  2. Bumporama. Offers considered to get rid before they lock us all down again!
  3. Actually, I'm so glad you asked. I didn't really want to talk about it and I don't want to a fuss, but...
  4. I sort of agree. If the music/musician meant a lot to you, that's great (and it's certainly clear that EVH had that effect) but I don't really feel there's much to be gained by sharing your 'tribute' (particularly by murdering their songs) publicly. Maybe I'm too British (or just a cold, unfeeling git) but actually I'd extend that to all public outpourings of grief, including but not limited to: - 'U ok hun' style posts on Social Media - Tattoos of names / death dates on your skin in prominent places - Shrines of any kind (unless you're actually related to them) Re-reading the above, I am a cold, unfeeling git.
  5. They did, Amazon did refund me so I wasn’t out of pocket in the end, but annoying regardless.
  6. Hi all, I seem to be spaffing money endlessly on duff strings. Had a dodgy packet of Elixirs from Amazon, I seem to have killed a set of Ibanez coated strings in two rehearsals, tried some Lo Riders and may as well have taken sandpaper to my fingers and my backup Rotos are lasting even less than usual before going dead and throwing up intonation issues. Now some of this is not news to me, I have the same issue with guitar strings and it's only been because of Elixirs that I'm able to avoid changing them every frigging week...! But stone me, they are pricey for bass strings...so all of this leads me to looking at other coated strings. Has anyone tried the Markbass jobs that we have a basschat code for? I'd love to give a set a go but am struggling a bit with the spare cash given there are no gigs in the diary so would rather hear from someone who has tried them before parting with yet more cash for another set of bloody strings! Thanks in advance, James
  7. Hi everyone, Purchased just a couple of weeks ago when I thought I was at risk of Furlough (and thus likely to get bored!), but I have not had time to use it and it's just going to gather dust. Fantastic spec! Intel Core i5-9300H 4 Cores, 8 Threads 16GB RAM 2 x 256GB NVMe SSD 15.6" FHD 144Hz Display NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti 6GB Windows 10 home. Never left the desk, always used with a USB keyboard, so pretty much spotless. 11 months ebuyer warranty! Cheers, James
  8. https://m.thomann.de/gb/eden_module_terra_nova.htm?o=0&search=1601153933 Can't find all that much online about it, but seems to be a great deal! Rude not to?
  9. Like it? Want it? Don't have all the cash but do have a five string? Talk to me.
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