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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

There will be a delay with the Kemper. I have decided to exchange it for the Powerhead so the replacement won't arrive until next week. The more I looked into it the more a stereo rig seemed impractical for my situation so if......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Custom Shop Ebony?

I bet its real Ebony from Madagascar. I don't see ESP cutting corners on their top tier stuff like other companies do. You know Jackson guitars has had a problem with getting real black Ebony (without having to dye it......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post ESP Kirk Hammett KH Demonology 2017

And the first 4 numbers don't have known assignment. only the last 3.......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

Kemper was one of the best decisions of my life. I have real amps but for easy recording, fast practicing and portability, and of course gigging it’s great. And so many profiles to choose from. It really sounds like the......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

Yes I am also trying to downsize to a more portable rig. If I find a good solution on the speakers will let you know. ......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Need CITES Help - URGENT

  Sorry I meant "You can't legally import them anymore from outside EU/UK WITHOUT A CITES"   20 years working with customs.   I know what I'm saying.   Pre or not 2017, all rosewood needs CITeS for import /......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Need CITES Help - URGENT

I think where the wires are getting crossed here is the fact that nobody is disputing that   What? ......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Need CITES Help - URGENT

That's why some concrete guitar, specially collectibles ones with rosewood, have dramatically increased its price in EU / UK.You can't legally import them anymore from outside EU/UK.   Hope this clears things......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

Congrats, Big Daddy. I don't know much about those amps, but the team who does Kemper also does the Access Virus synths which are top notch. RK how ya been? Yeah I saw that on their site. This will be a new experience......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Need CITES Help - URGENT

I don't think the are checking too hard in the US. I have brought in 2 guitars without any issues at this end. One was a $4K Les Paul and didn't even have CITES ppw with it but it was coming from Japan. Probably a high volume......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post ESP Kirk Hammett KH Demonology 2017

17 is the year 2017 and the 2 is the factory. You won't be able to decode it from that.......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Official 2017 ESP KH Ouija Natural Thread

You're on the wrong thread brocepus. See the Demonology thread! This is the Ouija thread which so far only brought NRudy back after many months. I stand by my statement.It also could be that the photo of my sewer......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Official 2017 ESP KH Ouija Natural Thread

You're on the wrong thread brocepus. See the Demonology thread! This is the Ouija thread which so far only brought NRudy back after many months.......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Need CITES Help - URGENT

Do you have a certified botanist in your area that can give you a written report? That might be another option. I had to do that hear once as part of a claim on a tree that my neighbor damaged.......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

Kemper is on the way. Went thru Pitbull because I still haven't heard back from MF on the 15%. Got the 15% from Pitbull. I will just use my MF points for powered speakers once I figure out what to get. I believe the KPA......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post ESP Kirk Hammett KH Demonology 2017

Looks good. Have you played it yet? Thoughts? ......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

I'll check it out......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

Oh I am. I am thinking it will be cool if I can just download patches for songs in the band camp I will never play again. Won't have to spend time creating my own patches. Regardless of which dealer, I should have it in my......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

So I found 2 dealers willing to give me 15% off. I rather go thru MF still. They are supposed to let me know in the morning. If not, I will take the 15% from the o ther dealer and use my MF credits for the speakers. Hope to......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

Well as I said MF could not honor the coupon code but they told me they would price match. I contacted Sam Ash. Sam Ash would give me the discount but all the had was the Powerhead not the unpowered. I got it in writing. So......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

Looks like I may be holding off. My rep at MF is now saying he cant use the cyber monday coupon code on Kemper. So there is no longer any real advantage to me buying it today. He did say he could price match but I couldn't......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

yeah thats just it. If I was going to build a rack I would just do a separate power amp but I am trying to make this rig as portable as possible.......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

yeah if I end up going with the powerhead then it is 600W so no real volume concerns at that point. My main concern was the mono output but looks like that may have been resolved. I let you know if I end up getting it. My guy......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Advice Sought: Kemper Profiling Amp

well I don't know if that is an option. it could be but we have never run anyone but vocals thru  the board. Have you ever used powered FRFRs before? I am hoping to eliminate volume from them as a concern. On the other hand,......MORE »