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  1. yelldog

    frfr speakers

    I have 2 headrush units. I have one behind me and louder to come as close to having an amp on stage as I can and I have one directly in front of my helix on the ground to simulate a typical live stage monitor. That way when I really need to hear something clearly I can stand in front of the monitor. When I'm moving around I have the louder one acting like an amp so I can hear it anywhere.
  2. I know these pop up here and there but I'm checking all the major vendors who sell the JTV-89F and they are all saying unavailable or discontinued. Anyone heard anything? Did I miss an announcement? I've got 2 of these but if they are off the market I have to grab a backup ASAP!
  3. I know this has been posted but I've been digging for an hour and can't find the post I read a while back on how to clean the pickups. Any tips?
  4. I've used 8 gauge tuned ½ step down for years on both of my 89Fs. No problem at all with stability or tone. I've experimented for years with sting gauge and tone and honestly it is nowhere near as important and many think it is. ZZ Top uses 7 gauge strings, can't tell me his tone is thin. A good amp and a good guitar gives you the versatility you need to make up for any small difference string gauge introduces.
  5. I did it for 4 years, never had a problem. That said, I was probably just lucky. I don't do anymore since it was brought to my attention.
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    Dual cabs... Only one is working

    Anyone figure this out? I'm having the same problem with dual cabs. A works B is 100% off.
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    FRFR fail!!! read before you buy one!

    I've used Helix FRFR for years with outstanding results.
  8. yelldog

    Things You Wish You Knew Before Buying Helix

    No regrets at all. Maybe knowing the tuner was so unstable. I would have bought a little bigger case so a tuner pedal fit.
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    Crank it up!

    It would be the same for any device by any manufacturer. IT all has to do with volume not the devices.
  10. yelldog

    Helix Ideascale Community Submissions

    We need a db meter. That would make it easier for everyone to get patch volumes right.
  11. yelldog

    any thing in helix you think sucks?

    I've used a couple pedals with the helix like the vise grip that are more organic/gritting sounding to me. I've tried all the compressors on the helix. They aren't bad but they all dull my tone. Not to a 'sucks' point I guess but enough that I the only additional pedal I use with the helix is one of my compressors pedals.
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    any thing in helix you think sucks?

    Tuner. Compressors are only ok in my opinion. Otherwise, I love this thing.
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    It is extremely jumpy anc I'm using both a variax and a "regular" guitar. It has improved a bit but it is very jumpy. I've compared it against two pedal tuners and they are much better. I pulled out my hd500 and it was much better. This is actually a very frustrating issue because I don't want to have to carry additional pedals to gigs. This should just work properly.