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    Bluesy tone from crunch channel

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    klauerman

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    Bluesy tone from crunch channel

    Post by klauerman on Tue Apr 14, 2015 11:48 pm

    So.... Lately I have have really been diggin on the crunch channel, I like the spanky slightly overdriven sounds you can get. Did a short video here:

    https://youtu.be/Gzdm770069w

    I outlined my settings on there...

    1979 25th Anniversary Stratocaster
    Mesa Boogie 2x12 Rectifier cabinet
    Hughes and Kettner Grandmeister 36
    Crunch channel @ 1 watt

    Master 2:00
    presence 2:30
    Resonance 5:00 (almost full)
    Reverb 9:00
    Treble 3:00
    Mid 3:00
    Bass 5:00 (almost full)
    Volume 8:00
    Gain 11:00
    (no fx, no boost, no noise gate)

    Backing Track by "bamb ary"
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    namklak

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    Location : Denver, CO

    Re: Bluesy tone from crunch channel

    Post by namklak on Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:01 pm

    Sounds like a Strat to me. I've struggled with a couple of amps, trying to get a good Strat tone, you got it nailed. My current band requires Gibby, so I haven't played my Strats at all thru the GM...
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    Egads

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    Re: Bluesy tone from crunch channel

    Post by Egads on Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:18 pm

    Sounds great, and nice playing!

    I pretty much live on the Crunch channel except for leads and a few heavier parts. I just roll the guitar volume down for cleans, back up for chunkier parts, and kick on the boost when needed.

    limedrop

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    Re: Bluesy tone from crunch channel

    Post by limedrop on Fri Apr 17, 2015 4:12 pm

    Nice! What pickup on your strat are you using?
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    klauerman

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    Re: Bluesy tone from crunch channel

    Post by klauerman on Mon May 04, 2015 10:25 pm

    Sorry just saw this, good question!! I think I used middle + neck for most except for near the end I switched to neck. I'm surprised I forgot to include that!! Pickups are stock.
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    namklak

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    Re: Bluesy tone from crunch channel

    Post by namklak on Fri May 08, 2015 10:26 am

    Last night I needed a Rev Billy tone - so Crunch channel with gain cranked, added at TS with just a touch of gain, used my SG with a Pearly Gates in the neck, and YEA BUDDY! Sounded just like Pearly Gates!!! The Crunch channel is your friend!

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