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New G-System ?

Hi All.
Looking to replace my aging, and slightly failing, Boss GT-10, and have been doing a lot of research online, as to what would suit best for live band work.
The GT is used mainly as an amp channel switcher, but also for occasionally adding delay ,harmoniser or trem, which it does just ok.

i would now like an option to add pedals to switchable loops within presets,and better sounding delays etc ,which the G has.

I am seriously unimpressed with the fact that there are so many fx processors out there that do so many things (And not particularly that well either), and virtually nothing that does a few important things brilliantly, though from my research, the G-System comes closest .
From a design perspective it still looks better to me than anything at all out there, and the Line 6 Helix looks like a toy next to a G.

So reading about the G on this forum ,i still haven't been put off , although it appears that TC are discontinuing them, because shops that had them here in Europe (Thomann) in stock a week ago, now no longer have them available, and i found this to be the case with a dozen or so other stockists.
Shops that have remaining stock appear to have had them for a while .as the old higher pricing was still applicable, and tbh ,unrealistic.

So it's the second hand minefield for me, of which i find, can also be a bit unrealistic.
Used G older non iB modified this week described as "VG" condition ,but which looked like it had been thrown from a plane at 40,000 ft for £550!, and this is far from isolated too.
Seems that 2nd hand ones all come complete with a generic listing that states that Steve Vai uses one (Even though he hasn't touched one for years) so it must be good.

So my actual point being, will TC do an all new G-System?
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Tav Contributor - Level 2 2017-10-26

2017-10-26

New G-System ?

Hi All.
Looking to replace my aging, and slightly failing, Boss GT-10, and have been doing a lot of research online, as to what would suit best for live band work.
The GT is used mainly as an amp channel switcher, but also for occasionally adding delay ,harmoniser or trem, which it does just ok.

i would now like an option to add pedals to switchable loops within presets,and better sounding delays etc ,which the G has.

I am seriously unimpressed with the fact that there are so many fx processors out there that do so many things (And not particularly that well either), and virtually nothing that does a few important things brilliantly, though from my research, the G-System comes closest .
From a design perspective it still looks better to me than anything at all out there, and the Line 6 Helix looks like a toy next to a G.

So reading about the G on this forum ,i still haven't been put off , although it appears that TC are discontinuing them, because shops that had them here in Europe (Thomann) in stock a week ago, now no longer have them available, and i found this to be the case with a dozen or so other stockists.
Shops that have remaining stock appear to have had them for a while .as the old higher pricing was still applicable, and tbh ,unrealistic.

So it's the second hand minefield for me, of which i find, can also be a bit unrealistic.
Used G older non iB modified this week described as "VG" condition ,but which looked like it had been thrown from a plane at 40,000 ft for £550!, and this is far from isolated too.
Seems that 2nd hand ones all come complete with a generic listing that states that Steve Vai uses one (Even though he hasn't touched one for years) so it must be good.

So my actual point being, will TC do an all new G-System?

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Re: New G-System ?

Hi Tav
Music Store in Cologne, Germany has the G-System in stock, 885,-€
Maybe you can order one there.
Uwe
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Thanks Uwe.

Think i've found a used one that fits the bill.
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Re: New G-System ?

Are you satisfied with it? I'm considering getting the same model.
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Re: New G-System ?

No matter what MFX I get, I keep going back to my GS. It's still a winner for me.
G System Black iB mod
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EmileGar wrote:
Are you satisfied with it? I'm considering getting the same model.
Slightly late reply to this, but yes, i did get one and yes, i am very satisfied with it.

The thing about buying a G-System these days ,is that thanks to all ex/current forum users on here ,all problems have already been addressed , so makes it really easy to sort any that should arise.

During the time when i was swithering over a G, i did try a Helix, and was left a little underwhelmed by it tbh. I didn't sound bad ,but just seemed way too over complicated, and had too many features that were of absolutely no use at all to me, though i think it, or a version of it would be a good in a home recording set up.

Modern multi effects in general all try to do way too much, rather than do just a few things really well, so with that in mind i settled on the G.

The build quality is even better in the flesh, and the huge switches are the best i've used ,and are great for live work.
I've not delved too heavily into certain effects, but the ones that i do use are as good as any ,and again,sound great in a live band situation.

So if you haven't yet bought one then i'd say that you would not be disappointed with it.

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