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markhenesian posted a topic in Spider IV / Spider OnlineHi Everyone, We just uploaded 4 tone patches to CUSTOMTONE (tab is available at top) to simulate the typical sounds that we get from a legacy Crate GX series stereo chorus 2 x 12" Combo Amp and a Crate GX-130C 130 Watt head with Crate 4 x 12 cab. These tones are based on Line 6's Metal Red amp sound (Mesa/Googie Dual Rectifier). The tones are: 1.) Crate GX clean 2.) Crate GX crunc (crunch) 3.) Crate GX drive 4.) Crate GX metal The Analog Stereo Chorus effect (FX2 control) is ON by default and tweaked for each specific tone. If you toggle it OFF in essence you get another 4 unique tones. With the chorus OFF, the sound will get "harder" as the mid frequencies drop off a bit. Similar to the actual Crate amp. In all cases the Boost/EQ (FX1 control) and Reverb should be left ON to get the unique Crate sound. Analog Delay (FX3 control) was added to simulate a bit of speaker cab resonance. We tested the patches using a guitar with active EMG humbuckers (as opposed to passive EMG's) and in all cases the "drive level" and "natural compression" increased. Passive EMG's were used to create the tones. The Crate combo amp and GX-130 head are from the early 90's and where made by St. Louis Music (which also made Ampeg products), Mark