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agradeleous

February 21, 2020, 10:35:21 PM
Man I need to start drinking again my typos are getting worse .lol
Glad you deciphered it . Lol
Yeah there needs be a bug that can follow them back .
 

Joom

February 21, 2020, 06:37:28 PM
Yeah, I'd like to know who hacks in here once in a while.  Would be fun to hack them...  :P
 

agradeleous

February 21, 2020, 05:23:03 PM
Well that's great , you mention it I misunderstood that you where having a problem finding . But you did and that cool as it's much more enjoyable having that thing gone . Lol
Oh and may the person who did this be repayed 10 fold.
 

Joom

February 21, 2020, 03:40:04 AM
Whatever you think, Neil.  All I do is make suggestions...
 

neilmac

February 21, 2020, 03:12:40 AM
Nice hint Joom.....should I be writing this down??  ;)
 

Joom

February 20, 2020, 02:50:29 PM
With a decent FTP program (I use "Core FTP") it's kind of easy to check and see if any files on the site have been updated that shouldn't have been just by checking the file dates...
 

Joom

February 20, 2020, 02:47:34 PM
Ag, I did find one of the forum files that had a modification date of just a few months ago, which it shouldn't have.  So I checked and it had a hack line in it.  I took that out, and just waited to see if it helped at all...
 

agradeleous

February 20, 2020, 12:33:24 PM
Joom you get the site fixed ? It's working again . I'm dying to know what it was were it was . Lol
 

agradeleous

February 20, 2020, 12:31:22 PM
No Cats 2 dogs . Matter of fact all we got are JCB'S I'd much rather have a cat .lol

When I retire I'll move up North so I can get the 3 ft of snow . I miss it I won't miss the snow today gone tomorrow crap but thats because I have to work in it .😡
 

whitestrat73

February 20, 2020, 09:19:19 AM
More of a dog man, myself......
 

Joom

February 20, 2020, 08:44:32 AM
Hmmm, I wonder if Ag has a cat?  ;D
 

papaG

February 20, 2020, 04:42:37 AM
You shoulda got a cat. I got a cat 8)
 

neilmac

February 20, 2020, 04:00:48 AM
Shoulda hired Ags....although you might have to wait a while to get dug out though  :P
Long drive from the Carolinas  :P
 

Joom

February 19, 2020, 11:44:15 PM
That would be nice, Ag.  Better than our 3 more feet in the last 2 days and 40-45 mph winds to drift and bank.  Big drifts and half frozen.  Lucky I hired a plow guy this year (last fall)...
 

agradeleous

February 19, 2020, 09:00:19 PM
And yeah getting maybe a few inches of snow ,one day then it's gone . Make way for panic mode ,save the world get plows ready salt spreaders bread and milk ! It's going to be a doozy . Lol can I retire ?

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Re: The 2016 Adventure....So Far....
« Reply #105 on: October 01, 2018, 02:01:41 PM »
Thats better :)
Cool book now I have some names for the funky tunings.  I need to see if all of mine are in there :)

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Re: The 2016 Adventure....So Far....
« Reply #106 on: October 01, 2018, 06:46:33 PM »
That looks interesting...thanks Smurf!
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Re: The 2016 Adventure....So Far....
« Reply #107 on: October 01, 2018, 06:47:24 PM »
Thats better :)
Cool book now I have some names for the funky tunings.  I need to see if all of mine are in there :)

I'm pretty sure there's a special tuning that isn't there...we'll just call it the Key of Ags :D
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Re: The 2016 Adventure....So Far....
« Reply #108 on: December 07, 2018, 03:32:53 AM »
OK, down to the final equipment & studio shuffle...???..just bought the Hotone Binary Cab and have these thoughts that I posted to the store where I bought it... ;)

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 OK, Here is my thoughts after about 11 hours of using the box thru an amp, small PA, and Direct Recording (what I mainly bought it for)...

It is SO much easier changing the IR's in the box than trying to change IR's on the screen in software in my DAW, which is the big reason I bought it. Grabbing a knob instead of a mouse keeps me "in the flow" much better. There are a TON of solid sounding IR's here. All the IR's are 768kb in size, but I did not have any problems loading my old Recabinet 2 series or newer OwnHammer IR's into the box.

Plus, the Mic emulations are spot on. I can say that because as I sit here I own a 57,58, e609, and a MD421 . I have used them all for  years now and can say without a doubt that the matching mic emulations in this thing are 99.99% correct in tone thru out the X-Y-Z settings. Also, the X-Y-Z Mic Positions using these mic's is flat out uncanny. I have NO problem saying these 4 mic's are correct to real life.  ;D

As for the Power Amps, I feel the 6L6 models are close, but I don't have a real tube amp sitting here to compare the 2 ATM....I would say they are also solid models of the amps they represent in this box.

Now for what I consider is the bad....the thing does NOT come with a power supply or any type of instructions!  >:(  $150 and you can not supply a power supply? Or even a small quick start card? This is the reason I subtracted a star.

In the Hotone Binary software, when you are in a list, you can NOT use your arrow keys to move up / down or the Enter key to select the item you are on.. ::)..you HAVE to use a mouse which slows using the software down.

The IR's are not grouped together, there are Bass Cabs mixed in with Guitar Cabs thru out the list....nit picking I know, but still..... ;)

Tho turning a knob on the Box is reflected in the Software, they do not "sync" at all. Thus you can make an adjustment in the software, but as soon as you turn the knob the setting will jump to where the knob is....very annoying! They should have used encoders for the controls.

The Room Verb that is supplied in the box has too long of tail, it is more of a Small / Med Hall than a Room, and even on the lowest settings the tail is annoying.  :o

These are not deal killers, but small things that need addressed in a future update (soon I hope, Hotone are ya out there?!  ;D)

Is it worth $150? For ME I say yes, but it could be better. I like it slightly better than the Radar, and tho I have not played with the JOYO R series R-08 CAB BOX that is out now, I think the Hotone Binary Cab was priced OK.  I will update in a month or so...... 8)

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