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Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

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KVRer
 
7 posts since 23 Jun, 2014

Postby kaeila; Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:32 am Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

Hey Hepcats,

I was playing my Epiphone Valve Junior amp just crushing on the sound and I thought, this only cost me $100.00. So completely totally worth it! And it really puts things in their place when it comes to value - I mean compared to my $210.00 wah pedal which I used very occasionally which I really like, still the amp is really lurve.

Well what 'piece de geare' did you get for a steal. I mean I got deals and some things I made a small wad of cash off, but for real favored pieces, what it be yo? Thanks for participating and please excuse my use of excessive underenglishisized argot.
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KVRAF
 
6963 posts since 2 Aug, 2005, from Guitar Land, USA
 

Postby RunBeerRun; Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:30 am Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

Can't say I'm actually interested in anything. It passes the time.
The only site for experimental amp sim freeware & MIDI FX: http://runbeerrun.blogspot.com
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KVRAF
 
19991 posts since 26 Jul, 2005, from Inside Schroedinger's Cat...or am I...

Postby robojam; Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:04 am Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

Best piece of gear I ever got for the price was the 70s Les Paul Custom I bought for a couple of hundred bucks. It basically ended up in the hands of a guy who didn't want it but needed cash quickly and said he knew it was worth much more, but he needed a couple of hundred dollars immediately and if I went to the ATM and got cash it was mine before he looked for another buyer. He basically inherited it when a friend of his decided to throw out everything that a former flatmate had left in his apartment and said "You want it? It's yours" to anything he just wanted out of the way.
KVRian
 
706 posts since 30 Mar, 2012

Postby audientronic; Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:14 am Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

I got a new set of Remo Sound Shapes for $3.32 off of Amazon. Regular price is like 90 bucks.
KVRer
 
7 posts since 23 Jun, 2014

Postby kaeila; Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:45 pm Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

RunBeerRun wrote:Can't say I'm actually interested in anything. It passes the time.


Is that cause you're a fine programmer? I used 'Junction' for years until JamOrigin came out with MidiGuitar. Have you updated that app. I need to head over your way and check out the offerings again. But I think your stuff rocks.
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KVRAF
 
1632 posts since 5 Nov, 2009
 

Postby arkmabat; Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:13 pm Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

Roland TD-7

Gift from my uncle.
KVRist
 
138 posts since 22 May, 2010

Postby Bhan; Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:17 pm Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

About 15 years ago :
Hammond organ X-5 w leslie 760
Moog Taurus pedal:
Oberheim Two voice
Rhodes 73
Roland RE 501 Tape echo

$ 800.00
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KVRAF
 
6963 posts since 2 Aug, 2005, from Guitar Land, USA
 

Postby RunBeerRun; Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:33 am Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

kaeila wrote:Is that cause you're a fine programmer?


I'm not a programmer, using Synthedit is essentially the same as creating a preset in a synth, it just has the ability to compile. I really hate when people point out my stuff and I didn't bring it up. And when I do bring it up and it's asked for, it's "spam". Thanks, glad I have a place to exist at.
The only site for experimental amp sim freeware & MIDI FX: http://runbeerrun.blogspot.com
KVRer
 
7 posts since 23 Jun, 2014

Postby kaeila; Fri Jun 27, 2014 2:35 am Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

word - reminds me of trying t0 volunteer after Katrina, if you weren't fully trained then you got to be a cog in a conveyor belt, don't speak up! - of how you cab be arrested for feeding the homeless without a license.
KVRAF
 
40166 posts since 20 Dec, 2005

Postby hibidy; Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:36 pm Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

RunBeerRun wrote:
kaeila wrote:Is that cause you're a fine programmer?


I'm not a programmer, using Synthedit is essentially the same as creating a preset in a synth, it just has the ability to compile. I really hate when people point out my stuff and I didn't bring it up. And when I do bring it up and it's asked for, it's "spam". Thanks, glad I have a place to exist at.


Bitter much? :hihi:
KVRer
 
7 posts since 23 Jun, 2014

Postby kaeila; Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:07 am Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

I think runbeer was having a bad day - I have used his pluggies for years and think he's what the net is all about - sharing - but the artist doesn't own the interpretation of their own works - that is a fact - once you create, or give birth, maybe you can control the life of your work for awhile, but sooner or later it goes where it will and people use it how they desire. I know Junction was the first vst audio-midi tracker that actually worked for me. I think there's money there, especially if it tracks say in a seven octave range and polyphonic. Anyway, thanks runbeerrun, I am proud you replied on my thread.
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KVRAF
 
16173 posts since 27 Jul, 2005, from the wilds of wanny
  

Postby thecontrolcentre; Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:15 am Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

I picked up a 70's monosynth, Teisco Synthesizer 60F for £50, and a MOOG Opus 3 for £75 ... also Nord Micromodular for £100. :)
KVRAF
 
2056 posts since 17 Jan, 2008
 

Postby michael2; Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:06 pm Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

i got a Juno 60 recently: an intern at my work had it after her and her ex split up. he never came back to get it, so I was the lucky recipient.

I also have an old Harmony arch top that I got for $30 in a junk shop.
macbook pro 2.88 GHz Intel Core Duo, 10 gigs ram, 750GB HD, Logic Studio 9
my blog and some music:
http://rabbitearsmotel.wordpress.com/
KVRist
 
450 posts since 12 Apr, 2002, from Terra Australis

Postby spirit; Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:41 pm Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

Re-purchased an old Poly 800 MkII that I'd sold years before - and still had my old patches in it that I'd programmed!
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KVRAF
 
1759 posts since 30 Oct, 2006, from Australia, NSW
 

Postby risome; Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:46 pm Re: Best Gear Find You Ever Had?

My original MS 20 for $150 dollars , purchased many moons ago
www.voltagedisciple.com
Patches for ACE,PREDATOR,SYNPLANT,SUB BOOM BASS,PUNCH
AALTO,CIRCLE,BLADE and Ableton LIVE Packs
http://syikom.wordpress.com/ my blog
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