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Tony Salieri

Houston, Texas

I'm a tone deaf hack.
Aug 3rd, 2015 10:13 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

toIi don't know what I've done to my keyborad, but I can't see what I'm typing. Hopefully the title of the thread will pbe enought. by keyboards.
several edit attempts have failed.

(This message was last edited by Tony Salieri at 12:17 PM, Aug 3rd, 2015)

Tony Salieri

Houston, Texas

I'm a tone deaf hack.
Aug 3rd, 2015 10:31 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Well, it appears that starting over again helped me to see what I'm typing. I've read many positive comments about the Retrotrons in general, but in my mind I still associate them with SHBs & HBs, not SBs.

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Aug 3rd, 2015 10:36 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I used these in a Agile Cool Cat flame orange beast with Bigsby to try and grab a Setzer thing. If I had kept the guitar I'd probably have swapped them out for some TV Jones. They didn't sound bad, just very ordinary. Honestly, I think the stock Agile hums had more character.

Can't say what they'd sound like in a solid body.

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Motor City, USA

Better get hit in yo' soul
Aug 4th, 2015 08:31 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I put a Retrotron (Memphis, I think) in the bridge of a Squier '51, which is a solidbody, although *maybe* not alder ;^)
Sounds good to me.

Reverend puts their Revtrons in a couple solidbodies.

Like the Flatroc

spud1950
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Land Of 1000 Dances

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Aug 4th, 2015 03:05 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Not the same thing.GFS Retrotrons are full size, Reverend Revtrons are minis.

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C-C-R is one letter

better than B-B-Q. Tastier too!
Aug 10th, 2015 03:36 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Reverend has used the GFS Mean 90 (sort of a copy of the Duncan Phat Cat) in a few of their guitars.

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