I was wondering why my new tube amp sound soo "evilly twangy" i HATE THAT!!
I'm a rocker and cannot figure out why it sounds like that????!!
Can someone maybe point the way to a compatible vacuum tube that would sound better???
Thank You In Advanced!!
Picked up an old ACE Tone 301 amp for my son and need to retube it, the back cover with the schematics is missing and I can't read the tubes to get replacements and I haven't found anything about this amps tubes on the internet. Anyone know the tubes for this amp?
Decided I wanted to jump into the world of tube amplification, and I really like the look of a separate head and cab...however, I'm not a performing musician so I dont need anything large enough to gig with.
I mainly play 80's rock (Judas Priest, Scorpions, Whitesnake...shit like that), but...
I'm a first time poster. I want to learn all I can about amp building. I bought Dave hunters guitar amp hand book but having a hard time retaining some knowledge. Can any one explain to me about the pins on a tube. What are they referred to as? Are each of the pins labeled with different names...
I play different types of metal, but play more like slipknot/lamb of god now adays. I have a JCM 800 50w and I want it to really sounds good what tubes all around do you guys suggest, my actual playing style is more like dimebag/zakk wylde. I do use an effects processor but everyone knows the...
I have a question. Might bea stupid one, but I'm not a very techie guy.
I know how to play with an amp (at least I like to think I do !), not really how to maintain it :)
Amp: Mesa Head Roadster (initial config => 6L6) + 2x12 Mesa Roadster
I had a problem for some time...
Hey guys, I have a LTD ec-500 and a Marshall jcm2000 DSL 50 running to a JCM900 1936 cab. The problem I've been having is that the sound from my amp has been coming and going. For a while the guitar would not make any sound through the amp, so I guessed that the 9 volt powering the active EMGs...
My amp was making a funny scratching sound yesterday so I decided to check and see if the tubes were ok, I soon discovered they were toast. The amp is a Fender Hot Rod Deville, it runs on 6L6's. I went out and got new tubes for it today and didn't think to ask while I was there...
dont get me wrong, im a better drummer than a guitarplayer, but i enjoy la guitarra just as much if not more( i like pitch, and pitched percussion is expensive..try buying a marimba and youll see what i mean)...my dilemma is that i am without a place to play my trap set and expect to be...
Does anyone know the tube matching for Marshall TSL100's??? I'm trying to put new power tubes in and I need to know if the placement is
-1 2- & -3 4-
-1 4- & -2 3-
Any help would be nice thanks