My wife and I attended our first jam in our new locale a week ago. We (especially my wife as a singer) are not big on the open mic/jams, but it's a great way to meet people in a new town. And meet people we did. The host of this weeks jam and president of the local blues community asked me to be part of the house band this week (not a bad paying gig). Of course I was expected to supply an amp for the jamming public. Of my 3 amps, all Z's, the Ghia was the simple solution. So with a tuner on the floor to act as stand by, it was straight in all night. My Z convertible had WGS Blackhawk Alnico closed back. I had the break light just in case, but these guys played loudly, so it wasn't in play. Volume at 1:00 - 2:00 and tone somewhere 11:00 - 1:00 depending on the player. The Ghia received many accolades from all of those that played through it. "Awesome rig," "that's a great sounding amp." "That's only 18 watts.", "your tone is great," were a few of the comments.
It was a snowy night that kept many home, so the good news is I got to play and sing more than the average jam night there. No complaints from me as its been over two years since I played with a band. Working the volume and tone control on my ASAT was all I needed for the entire night. It was nice to play, but also nice to sit in the audience and hear the great tones coming from the amp. All I can say is, Thanks Doc. I'm confident there are some new Z fans/customers in the house.
The lil mighty 110 is my jam ghia...usually with humbuckers...les paul,yamaha 620...straight in...yeah there are no quiet jams so no need for attenuator's.
Maz jr. Mrk II 18 nr studio/Maz jr. 18 studio reverb Blackout Ghia 110 model. Gibson Traditional les paul/figured trans cherry Suhr classic pro/Sherwood green/rosewood/v70's Suhr classic pro/fiesta red/rosewood/60lp's Hgwy 1 series texas tele(modded) Yamaha 620 revstar Fender players strat
Jaguarguy (Mike): Hey Gary - Joe Walsh used a G12 65 in his Galaxie and it sounds great!
Mar 25, 2019 23:05:29 GMT -7
GuitarZ: So, I cranked up the privacy protection on my browsers, facebook, etc. I have to say I miss the music ads and such. I really don't need ads for watches and other random stuff. Maybe the internet knowing me isn't such a bad thing.
Mar 26, 2019 14:01:24 GMT -7
hayesgary307: hanks alot (Mike) I have been going through a Vintage 30 in a open back pine cabinet and through a Marshall 1936 C/B 2-12 I'll check and see what kind of speakers are in the 1936. I've had for a long time and I have forgot whats in it . Thanks for you help
Mar 27, 2019 12:06:54 GMT -7
Joey Beverages: hayesgary307 try a Z 210 or Z 410 with Galaxie ... also, yes the G1265 is most tasty and excellent
Mar 28, 2019 6:03:29 GMT -7
The Bad Poodle: This may be a truism... when you work in a corporate structure, the worst decisions always come from the top.
Mar 29, 2019 16:26:10 GMT -7
Lefty: The fish rots from the head down.
Apr 1, 2019 13:26:26 GMT -7
TeeDawg: Bad Poodle..........truer words have never been said. Imagine what it's like working for NASA. This ain't the nasa that went to the moon fo sho.
Apr 26, 2019 5:59:08 GMT -7
brayks: I have been absent for waaay to long. hope all are doing well!
May 1, 2019 10:19:39 GMT -7
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?"
Jun 21, 2019 16:02:32 GMT -7
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!
Jun 21, 2019 16:16:53 GMT -7