Its all in the fingers, or is it?

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BY jvpp
#842546
Slowy very kindly let me have the Timmy to try out. The four knobs give it lots of tweaking scope and I settled on two settings that I like mucho - one with gain at 12 o'clock and one at 3 o'clock.

So I thought what if I "deep edit" the Magic Stomp overdrive profile that sounds more or less like a Timmy. Connected to a laptop you can change the EQ settings of any Magic Stump profile and my aim was to adjust these to get as close as possible to the Timmy sound.

Here four samples of the Timmy versus Magic Stomp. Anyone can tell which is which?

Gear used:
Amp & Guitar - 20191025_155507.jpg
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GAIN AT 3 O'CLOCK

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GAIN AT 12 O'CLOCK

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Last edited by jvpp on Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:27 am, edited 1 time in total.
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BY willow13
#842551
Don't know which is which but I prefer both of the sample B tones... which for me is unusual because I normally like "bright" tones and A was a lot brighter. B had a creaminess that really appealed
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BY Slowy
#842558
Hard to tell through a computer but looking at the Treble settings on the Timmy, I'd pick it's track B.

Like your tones :thumbup:
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BY willow13
#842576
jvpp wrote:Don't assume that i used A and B samples consistently for each device :moresarc:


Cause i didn't


I didn't assume, its just that both B samples sounded nicer to me
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BY Bg
#842649
jeremyb wrote:Magic stump? Wasn't that BG's stage name when he was touring with the chippendales?



Nope, it was Proud Mary....
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BY willow13
#842652
jeremyb wrote:Magic stump? Wasn't that BG's stage name when he was touring with the chippendales?


I thought it was button on a fur coat
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BY jvpp
#843237
Stumps and knobs aside, I have updated the sample titles with the device name.

Track 12 - sample a = The stomp
Track 13 - sample b = The Timmy
Track 14 - sample a = The Timmy
Track 16 - sample b = The stomp

The Timmy wins, also IMO, but I can live with the Magic Stomp's patch version I created :D