A new Variax review

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A new Variax review

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Re: A new Variax review

Post by minerman » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:53 pm

I'd love to have one like Manzana has, but I'd have to buy the POD HD500 or HDX to get the full beneift (tunings) from it....That would be a pretty penny, but most likely worth it....maybe someday I'll win the lottery or find a sack full of $$$ somewhere.... :lol:
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Re: A new Variax review

Post by manzana » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:56 am

there is no need for a POD. you can set different tunings directly at the guitar (tuning knob or virtual capo). Or use the included workbench software for more complex tunings, body and pickup selections. really easy.

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Re: A new Variax review

Post by Sungodv » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:26 am

I was wondering if kermie had pushed you into a vat of frosting er some-tin, man... :lol:
Or you could just buy Line 6 Variax Workbench for $100 for doin' strange tunings (Manz did a cool bass line with it once)...since when do you use weird tunings anyway? :look:
I say go for a used one or one of the lesser, cheaper models. If yer wanting to expand yer tonal palate that is.

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Re: A new Variax review

Post by minerman » Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:04 am

Well, I don't do a lot of different tunings really, I do have a couple songs in the works that are downtuned (C# IIRC, it's been so long since I've even opened those projects/songs :lol: ), & it would be really nice to just turn a knob to get there (with the Floyd Rose trem on the Ibby, it's a PITA to change tunings...)...

From the reviews I've read/heard on the JTV 89, it's a great guitar, & the models it emulates are really close.....Kinda pricey though, maybe Santa will bring one my way this year... :whistle:
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