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Re: AW: elec gtr setup - to simplify

Why is it always about that?  This argument is like when the jeweler tells you the diamond ring is an "investment."  Is it really?  Are you planning on selling it?  If it's so good why would you sell it?  I've got a beautiful old guitar that I love.  Maybe it has a lot of value these days if I were to sell it, but I won't so I'll never know.

I also have a great sounding amp that uses amp modeling software.  It's got a lamp and clock on it now.  Makes a nice end table. I'd sell it but I doubt I'd get enough to replace it as a cool looking end table.  So there's that.

Also, I find the progression of technology to be interesting and fun.  It costs money, just as it would if my hobby was golf.  How much have you spent on real gear in the last 10 years Travis?

Also, yeah, maybe my Amplitube won't be worth anything in the open market 10 years from now but I got a truck full of amp and effect sims with it and it was only the cost of one crappy real amp.

On Aug 27, 2008, at 10:48 AM, Travis Hartnett wrote:

I suspect you'd get more for any one of those pieces than you would for any PC-based recording software or plug-ins from the same era...

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 10:39 AM, Jeff Larson <jeff.larson@sailpoint.com> wrote:

> Musical hardware (actual amps, guitars and effects) hold their value
> better than almost anything else in your house.

This may be true for amps and guitars, but less so for effects.  Oh,
maybe some classic analog devices but most digital devices are
obsolete after a few years.  I literally have a storage shed full of
musical hardware I've bought over the past 20 years that I can barely
give away.  Anyone want to buy a Digitech DSP-128?  A Korg SDD-1000?
A Lexicon JamMan with jittery rotary encoders?