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Looking For Variax Combined With Hd500 Specific Sounds - Like Ac/dc Sound - Any Libraries Out There?

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Best Answer joebar23 , 16 May 2013 - 07:40 AM

Thanks, rchibnik.  Customtone on the Line6 website (line6.com) is awesome.  The only problem is that there is just TOO MANY tones - but that is a good problem rather than a bad one!!!

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#1 joebar23

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 03:10 PM

I have a JTV-89 and POD HD 500.  Since I do a lot of cover music I am looking for specific sounds - like AC/DC "Shook Me All Night" guitar sound, and Bon Jovi "Livin on a Prayer", etc..  I know I can create these, and I have done a few, but is there a library out there (or can we start one) to share???


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#2 BigChas52

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 05:08 PM

There is no library that I know of on the Line 6 site.

 

In my experience, I've found that the amp and effects have a lot more to do with a particular tone than custom Variax patches would.  The correct pickup selection and body type is generally close enough if you have the amp and effects nailed.


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#3 clay-man

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 05:18 PM

I made SG presets for my Variax. Basically the LP model with the pickups backed up towards the bridge to add more bite.

http://dl.dropboxuse... SG bridges.zip


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Posted 10 May 2013 - 07:07 PM

In regard to SG's, I find the LP junior's body more in line with the SG than a regular Les Paul.  Have you tried that?


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#5 rchibnik

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 05:33 AM

Have you tried:

http://line6.com/cus...rowse/podhd500/

 

Here's a "You Shook Me" tone:

http://line6.com/cus...ne/tone/211260/

 

Not specific to JTV - You can customize the tone and set the guitar model to SG or LP.

 

I've had a lot of success starting with the tones on customtone -  I typically tweak the tone  making sure the presets are consistent (overdrive on FS1, Chorus/Swoosh on FS2, Delay on FS3 and reverb on FS4) and make sure that the default pedal is Volume. Then I create one with and without a cab depending on whether I am going to PA or DT25.


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#6 joebar23

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 07:40 AM   Best Answer

Thanks, rchibnik.  Customtone on the Line6 website (line6.com) is awesome.  The only problem is that there is just TOO MANY tones - but that is a good problem rather than a bad one!!!


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 03:56 AM

Glad that worked out for you.

 

Only slightly off topic, I've had a lot of success with the set lists provided by people like Joost-Vergoossen who is a Line6 demonstrator. There is a set list floating around called 16 x 4 Full Amps and 16 x 4 Pre Amps which I used as the basis for building tones. There might be an updated one for the newest firmware with all 22 amp tones. You can tune these to provide specific Variax Presets. 

 

This older thread has some great information:

http://line6.com/support/thread/46526


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#8 TheRealZap

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 04:09 AM

that setlist was created by Nick Mattocks, who sadly left us. 

 

http://line6.com/sup...ever-forgotten/


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