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by tony.hicks
Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: Home concert
Replies: 0
Views: 4735

Home concert

The most sincere thanks to you Gordon for performing a concert for us at Terri's birthday party. It was a great concert (as always) and fantastic to have you playing at our home. Some guests brought presents for Terri but we also collected nearly £100 in donations. I shall be rounding it up to £100 ...
by tony.hicks
Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: Advice on basic guitar amps for self-taught beginner.
Replies: 7
Views: 13669

I've just been looking a bit closer at the 'Fortissimo' details. I see it has an XLR input connection, is this suitable for direct connection to a guitar using a 1/4" jack to XLR cable? I can't see any input sensitivity in the spec. I think the pre-amp in the guitar just handles equalisation an...
by tony.hicks
Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: Advice on basic guitar amps for self-taught beginner.
Replies: 7
Views: 13669

Thanks very much to Russ and Mike for their very helpful comments. Certainly for £99+vat the 'Fortissimo' range sounds unbeatable when your comments regarding sound quality are born in mind. I probably won't be placing an order until end of April / early May so I'd be grateful for any other comments...
by tony.hicks
Sat Mar 29, 2008 4:41 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: Advice on basic guitar amps for self-taught beginner.
Replies: 7
Views: 13669

Advice on basic guitar amps for self-taught beginner.

Claire (my 16 year old daughter) started teching herself the guitar about 18 months ago and last summer bought herself a Fender CD140SCE electro-acoustic (about £200). She often plays it as an acoustic but sometimes likes to "plug it in". As a temporary measure I've made up a cable so she ...

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