So shortly after I posted about looking for my dream guitar, a Gibson 1981 Flying V in original classic white , I found this 1982 Flying V from a seller online that happened to be here in Los Angeles. I almost passed it by since it wasn’t an ’81, but the guitar was in such good condition that I had to play it. I contacted the seller, had him bring over the guitar for a test drive, and ended up buying it on the spot. While I may still be interested in an ’81 V if it’s in great condition and the price is right, this ’82 Flying V is totally doing it for me. I decided to really make it mine and make a few alterations.
The BUSS brings back the classic sounds of The Barber Burn Unit and Super Sport pedals (hence the name BUSS). The Burn Unit's sounds are big and fat, and were tuned to match a $50K Dumble ODS amp, which was sitting in our shop for nearly a year while we listened and tuned the Burn Unit to perfection. The Super Sport mode is designed to nail down the muscular modified Marshall tones of the late 70s and 80s . The first toggle switches between the Burn Unit and Super Sport sounds, while the second toggle selects levels of harmonics and dynamics which can be applied to both the Burn Unit and Super Sport sounds. The BUSS uses exceptional components from the past and present, including Elna silk particulate caps to unobtanium germanium overdrive elements. Tremendous sound, build quality and a stellar value . Made in USA. Available now!
With over 100 effects, there's really no shortage of virtual stompboxes to play with, while the unit's complex signal routing capabilities allow for a wide variety of effects combination. Add to this Helix' acclaimed amp modeling features, which lets you mix and match 62 amp, 37 cabs and 16 mics. If that's not enough, you can also make adjustments to the amp models to better personalize your sound. To match its complexity, Line 6 designed the interface to be simple yet intuitive, courtesy of its color LCD display and colored LED rings.