With sadness, I sold my Antidote yesterday to forumite sonicboom... Shipped it off today. I loved the amp dearly, but it was just too much amp for me. I'll be back in the Z- fold soon though.. I'm thinking about a 28.
Post by Traumatized (Eric) on Oct 3, 2014 20:03:28 GMT -7
That Antidote is really a lot of amp to contend with. I recently bought one and my hearing's been suffering ever since, LOL. I tried the Airbrake with it, but it's not the same. It sounds so good though, so I'll be using it more for recording.
It really is an amazing and unique amp, and I'll miss it.. Had 10 good months with it;) I tried the air brake too, but it didn't sound the same to me. I had to accept the fact that I need a lower-powered amp.
Running it low helps and I found beautiful cleans with it. Stevie Ray Vaughan used a Marshall for clean and the fender dirty. Many guys are taking the old marshalls and changing them over to KT88's for clean headroom. The greatest tones are very loud but a good OD pedal you find some thick clean tones that rival my EZG
I think "the belt was slipping" in the last part of my quote. What I meant to say was that even at low volumes a good OD pedal into the Antidote will give you some real sonic bliss!
Last Edit: Oct 6, 2014 8:49:51 GMT -7 by harry: Possible flashback...
Baby! The amp arrived safely. Holy Macaroni this amp feels like a 100 watts Marshall. So loud. The eq barely needs to be touched to acquire the desire tone, at least with single coils.
Yeah, the Antidote was featured quite prominently at this summer's Michigan Z-fest jam. The amp was hardly turned up, not even breakin' a sweat, and still needed attenuation to play with the band. The good Dr. was right when he debuted the Antidote and said we'd need our "big boy pants" for that amp...
Own or have owned: M12, Carmen Ghia, Rx JS, MAZ 18 Jr NR, Monza, Z-28, Route 66, Therapy, DB4, Remedy, Prescription, EZG-50, SRZ-65 LE, & Delta 88 Z-Drive | Brake Lite SA & Air Brake
GuitarZ: I'm okay with the AARP letters. You're still living and breathing? What the heck am I to think when a funeral home sends me a free consultation offer? Ouch!
Jun 21, 2019 15:41:26 GMT -7
The Bad Poodle: I bought airline tickets online... now every few days i get emails that read "Your trip is almost here but aren't you forgetting something?? You don't have trip insurance!" and i'm thinking..."is there something i should know about your plane maintenance?"
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GuitarZ: Reminds me of buying my Honda. When they tried to sell me the maintenance package, I said "Is your car not reliable?" Long story short my wife teamed up with the sales lady to buy the maint package. Never again!
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