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Old 02-18-2019, 04:55 AM
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Smile Red eye preamp

I haven't used my red eye for a while but yesterday tried it with my Seagull entourage rustic concert hall size guitar.
Which has a fishmen Sonitone pick up on it.
The red eye really sweetend up the sound. It gave it a crisp clear open detailed sound.
I am a huge fan of the red eye preamp ever since Phil Marino (our American friend).
Introduced me to it when I brought it off him.
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Old 02-18-2019, 05:25 AM
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I havenít used mine in awhile. Youíre inspiring me to pull it out of the cabinet and put it on my board. I do like how it improves string separation.
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Old 02-18-2019, 06:56 AM
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Exactly Tim. Before I was using the hall of fame reverb pedal and. Set it on plate reverb. The sound was good. But then when I swapped it for the red eye the punch clarity and seperation was so sweet.
The Red Eye really does wonders and No I'm not employed by Red Eye.
I am genuinely excited about the preamp plus it makes really good guitars shine even more.

Dave

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Old 02-18-2019, 07:02 AM
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I'm glad to hear you're still loving the Red Eye.
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Old 02-18-2019, 05:43 PM
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Yes very much Phil. Thanks.
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Old 02-18-2019, 06:34 PM
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Exactly Tim. Before I was using the hall of fame reverb pedal and. Set it on plate reverb. The sound was good. But then when I swapped it for the red eye the punch clarity and seperation was so sweet...
You can still use the hall of fame reverb pedal in the RedEye effects loop.
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Old 02-20-2019, 05:34 AM
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Cheers Mandobart.
Yes I will use that option too.
They are both great pedals.
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Old 02-20-2019, 03:56 PM
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Thanks for this recommendation. I've always been unhappy with the sound of my Sonitone (especially compared to wonderful tone of the Martin GPRS1 it's buried in). Think I'll give it a shot.
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I was an early adaptor of the RedEye. Still use it, still love it, still get compliments on my sound.

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Old 02-21-2019, 10:59 AM
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It makes everything sound better.
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Yup, Red Eye is a fantastic piece of gear. I love mine!
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Old 02-23-2019, 09:16 AM
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Thanks for this recommendation. I've always been unhappy with the sound of my Sonitone (especially compared to wonderful tone of the Martin GPRS1 it's buried in). Think I'll give it a shot.
I have the same guitar and love the sound unplugged and really enjoy playing it. The unplugged sound I can only get good with my Play Acoustic.

I would be interested to see how it goes with the red eye.
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Old 02-23-2019, 01:50 PM
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I have a twin Redeye and it sounds great on everything I throw at it.
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Old 02-23-2019, 05:55 PM
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Exactly the same with me - guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, dobro, weissenborn, banjo: redeye takes it all.
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