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Merry Christmas!

Postby 2Plus2isChicken » Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:47 pm

Merry Christmas to all of you fellow Kiesel/Carvin forum members! Did anyone get anything guitar/bass/whatever instrument-related for Christmas?

I doubt I will since I didn't ask for anything like that. I'd hate to ask someone to get me a Strymon Mobius or something. That's just awkward. :mrgreen:
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2x Fender MIM Strat
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Amps:
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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby Bob77 » Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:03 am

You'll be surprised how many things you can get in life by simply asking for what you want :lol:
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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby Casual Madman » Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:52 am

I usually say I got everything I wanted and more than I deserve. This year went far beyond that!

My amazing Much Better Half surprised me totally with this black beauty - a worthy replacement to the one that broke its neck, and my heart:

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Merry Christmas to all, and to all, a guitar!
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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby ElfDude » Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:09 pm

Merry Christmas!!!

2Plus2isChicken wrote: Did anyone get anything guitar/bass/whatever instrument-related for Christmas?


Yes, actually. My wife gave me a Quilter Microblock 45. This is a guitar amp head. 45 watts into 4 Ohms. 33 into 8 Ohms.
I am stunned at how good it sounds. :shock:

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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby 2Plus2isChicken » Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:32 pm

I saw some reviews of the Micro Block and it seems cool. I wonder how it compares to the Mini heads they make?
Guitars:
2x Carvin Bolt
DC145
AE185
Ibanez RG1570 and Mikro
2x Fender MIM Strat
Ovation Celebrity
PRS SE Custom 24

Amps:
V3M
Legacy 3
VT16
Quilter 101 Mini Head
Peavey JSX Head
Fender Super Champ XD
Carvin Vintage 1 x 12 cab
Carvin Legacy II 2 x 12 cab

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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby 2Plus2isChicken » Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:05 pm

I did get a Guitar Center gift card. I remember suggesting that as a gift so it turns out I did ask for something after all. Now, what to spend it on...
Guitars:
2x Carvin Bolt
DC145
AE185
Ibanez RG1570 and Mikro
2x Fender MIM Strat
Ovation Celebrity
PRS SE Custom 24

Amps:
V3M
Legacy 3
VT16
Quilter 101 Mini Head
Peavey JSX Head
Fender Super Champ XD
Carvin Vintage 1 x 12 cab
Carvin Legacy II 2 x 12 cab

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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby ElfDude » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:39 pm

2Plus2isChicken wrote:I saw some reviews of the Micro Block and it seems cool. I wonder how it compares to the Mini heads they make?


I like it better than the Hwy 101 mini head. But I'm convinced that I'd like the 101 Reverb better than either of them.

Never tried any of the Toneblock series.
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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby skully13a » Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:39 pm

Meh.
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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby spudmunkey » Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:04 pm

I got a bottle of wine from a vendor at work, but I don't drink...I suppose I could use the bottle as a slide, or something.

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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby 2Plus2isChicken » Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:40 pm

I used the gift card today and bought a Fulltone OCD pedal. It's awesome! 70s classic rock in pedal form. It works great with the VT16 and a compressor and stacks nicely with another overdrive before it.
Guitars:
2x Carvin Bolt
DC145
AE185
Ibanez RG1570 and Mikro
2x Fender MIM Strat
Ovation Celebrity
PRS SE Custom 24

Amps:
V3M
Legacy 3
VT16
Quilter 101 Mini Head
Peavey JSX Head
Fender Super Champ XD
Carvin Vintage 1 x 12 cab
Carvin Legacy II 2 x 12 cab

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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby Bob77 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:50 am

spudmunkey wrote:I got a bottle of wine from a vendor at work, but I don't drink...I suppose I could use the bottle as a slide, or something.


lol

There are actually some information out there on the web about how to make guitar slides from wine bottles. You should do it! :mrgreen:
Carvin guitars: AC375, Cobalt 250, Bolt-T.
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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby 2Plus2isChicken » Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:17 am

I don't drink either, but I got a bottle of Romulan Ale from Star Trek: The Experience after a relative went there, and I have it sitting on a shelf. I'm no slide player so its role is solely for decoration and to display my nerdness. :mrgreen:
Guitars:
2x Carvin Bolt
DC145
AE185
Ibanez RG1570 and Mikro
2x Fender MIM Strat
Ovation Celebrity
PRS SE Custom 24

Amps:
V3M
Legacy 3
VT16
Quilter 101 Mini Head
Peavey JSX Head
Fender Super Champ XD
Carvin Vintage 1 x 12 cab
Carvin Legacy II 2 x 12 cab

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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby Doctor Turn » Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:18 am

I got some money to put towards the Mercury V. (I asked for money specifically for that, so that's the one music oriented thing I can mention here). Soon!
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Re: Merry Christmas!

Postby DesmoBob » Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:35 pm

I was sitting at a Vegas blackjack table with five of my closest strangers when the clock turned Christmas. IIRC everybody lost that hand. I wished the dealer a Merry Christmas, and she made a funny guilty looking face. I love it when it's a full table, the dealer is charismatic, and everyone is engaged & having a blast. This was my first Christmas in Vegas, it won't be my last. It was extra special because ultimately I doubled up after a couple of hours and walked away.

Gear content: Some of these funds will go toward a new CS, hopefully in 2018. :)


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