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Burns Cobra Demo 2

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Published on Nov 14, 2008

Updated Burns Cobra demo through a Fender Vibrolux, Electro Harmonix Soul Preacher, Big Muff Pi and Pulsar, and an Ibanez TS-9, with cameos by the Line 6 DL-4 and a Squier Bullet that I keep hot-rodding out. For this video I used a Groove Tubes GT-57 on the amp and a Shure lapel mic for narration, to eliminate unwanted compression or ambiance. The result is a very accurate representation of what this guitar might sound like in the studio.

This guitar has a sound that's completely unique - There's nothing like a Burns. I had been looking for one for a while, and when I saw this one I knew I had to have it. I've used it mostly for blues and pop music, and in these two genres it's absolutely one of the best guitars out there.

Go to 3:45 to skip all the boring stuff and get right to tone.

Look for this guitar on eBay this week! I'm sad to let it go, but times are hard.

A correction from my other Cobra demo - After playing many Strats I realized that the Tri-Sonic pickups are actually pretty hot! In the other video I said they were relatively low output, but I was comparing them to some really hot Strat pickups, which skewed my perspective a bit. They're not hot like Texas Specials and others, but still pretty blazing.

You'll also notice that the push-pull function is basically the same as Fender's S-1 switching, only I believe Burns was doing it before Fender. Correct me if I'm wrong on that.

Feel free to ask any questions or leave feedback.

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