How are you getting your favorite Tone at the moment?

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by RetroTeleRod, Aug 30, 2019.

  1. RetroTeleRod

    RetroTeleRod Poster Extraordinaire

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    For me at present it's
    Tele bridge pickup
    Visual Sound Open Road
    Boss RV-6
    on Plate mode
    Fender Hot Rod Deluxe set clean

    What's yours?
     
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  2. richey88

    richey88 Friend of Leo's

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    1 P90 a smidge of delay and the volume knob into either Pro Jr. or Vox AC 10. 3 chords and the TRUTH.
     
  3. Greggorios

    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Hard to get Robben Ford's Tele tone outta my head...very unique...but so is Robben!
     
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    BB Poster Extraordinaire

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    Along with Robben, anything Mark Knopfler plays.... ditto for David Gilmour.
     
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    Rockdog Tele-Afflicted

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  6. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

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    My favorite tone for years has been any guit into my Line6 Toneport UX2 into the Gearbox software, the "Blues Slide" preset (which is a virtual Bassman goosed by a virtual Rat, and a smidge of verb) .
    It's just amazing to me how full and focused, raw yet articulate that sound is, even through my little desktop speakers. If you listen to any of the many recordings I've posted on this site, you'll hear that tone.

    I've been chasing that tone for a long time through my actual amps, and I can get close, but it's just not as great.

    It's nice to know that when recording I have my favorite tone available easy as pie. Now if I could only find that for live applications
     
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    All good, but I actually meant your favorite personal tone. I edited the title just now to make things clearer. Sorry about that.
     
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  8. trahx

    trahx Tele-Meister

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    Tele bridge pickup (Fralin Blues Special) > Ibanez Tube Screamer > Fender Hot Rod Deluxe (clean channel)
     
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    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    OK, my Tele's middle position both pickups, vol. is full then backed off to an 8 or 9, tone is about mid way just as the treble begins to build but not too much.
     
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    GuitarKid Tele-Holic

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    I consider myself lucky when I can find the time to plug a guitar in and play a bit. Any awful sound is good enough. Generally it's an old SD1 for lead, or BD2, or a Fuzz face, or the clean sound from the Vox Pathfinder with some delay or reverb. There's also an old CE3 chorus for a modulation vibe.
     
  11. TeleTex82

    TeleTex82 Friend of Leo's

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    Tele or strat into Kingmaker fuzz with the OCD and TS808 engines stacked into Blues Cube Artist with Ultimate Blues Capsule.
     
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    Any Awful Sound! Once again a TDPRI thread inspires yet another great band name.
     
  13. GuitarKid

    GuitarKid Tele-Holic

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    Glad to be useful! :) Just send me the checks later.
     
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    WireLine Tele-Afflicted

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    Tonite a Peavey P90 firenza into an 83 Ibanez UE305, ZenDrive Clone in that loop...feeding a TDL5005D Bandmaster Reverb head stuffed into a Vibrolux cab...

    Tomorrow likely something different
     
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    Jack Clayton Tele-Meister

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    My melody maker with a p90 in the neck and a filtertron in the bridge into my Gibson Falcon.
     
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    6String69 Tele-Meister

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    I play a CS jazzmaster in the middle setting. Into a Dallas Rangemaster
    clone into an OCD into a Supersonic 100 on bassman setting.
     
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  17. moosie

    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    For over two years now, I use two pedals, always on, and nothing more.

    Empress Compressor, set "transparent"

    Vintage Maxon AD900, set for slow slapback, high in the mix

    Into a 6L6 amp with "too much" reverb, '69 Twin being the runaway favorite.


    For guitars, it varies daily, but I play mostly middle position, or neck. Very rarely bridge on it's own. Doesn't matter which pickup: Strat, Tele, Dynasonic, PAFs, JM, Jag.
     
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  18. Pechorin

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    Pure Nickel 11-49 strings, Jazztone 204 (or Fender 358 Extra Heavy - I 'aint fussy) pick and my fingers, Seymour Duncan Vintage for Tele neck pickup, a Van Damme(?) cable, into a recent and still stock Fender Pro Jr. Sometimes I use a little of that Boss FRV reverb pedal too.
     
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  19. Chiogtr4x

    Chiogtr4x Poster Extraordinaire

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    I won't go into other individual effects,

    but my electric guitar tone has just been what I feel best exploits ( ?) ALL PU positions of my Strat, Dano or Tele ( all stock SC's, with ' modern' switching), clean or dirty.
    In short an always ON ( stock) Blues Driver into an old Blonde BJ or a silly Vox Pathfinder 15R.

    The Blues Driver wakes up both amps and really adds great drive and presence to good clean amps- clean up with guitar Volume is fantastic- I set BD-2 Gain to however much dirt I want to hear when the guitar Vol.control is all the way up. Leaving pedal ON is just natural for me.


    It's just all about getting pleasing sounds ( clean or dirty) out of all pickup settings as they are all used, constantly!
     
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