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by originalflo
Sun Dec 23, 2012 4:51 pm
Forum: Dual Caliber
Topic: replacement speaker for studio caliber... need help
Replies: 6
Views: 2258

Re: replacement speaker for studio caliber... need help

i replaced the stock speaker with a c rex some time ago and really love the tone now. i'm playin with my cp 60s strat with custom69 pu's most of the time and imo the sound was too bright and sharp with the stock shadows. now i've got my smokey warm cleans and creamy lead sounds. it needed a few loud...
by originalflo
Mon Jul 04, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: Dual Caliber
Topic: DC5 combo owners suggest an OD pedal for boost
Replies: 26
Views: 3627

Re: DC5 combo owners suggest an OD pedal for boost

have you checked out the mxr micro amp? very transparent booster and affordable

cheers
by originalflo
Mon Jul 04, 2011 6:43 am
Forum: Dual Caliber
Topic: Studio Caliber takes a tumble
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

Re: Studio Caliber takes a tumble

i'm really happy with the tone of my amp after changing tubes of v6 (pi) to a EH 12AT7 and v2 (2nd and 3rd gainstage of lead channel) to EH 12AY7. now i got the vintage tone i was after but still have enough gain reserves. i found a good sweetspot in my settings which work for my lp copy and my sss-...
by originalflo
Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:56 am
Forum: Dual Caliber
Topic: replacement speaker for studio caliber... need help
Replies: 6
Views: 2258

replacement speaker for studio caliber... need help

i've planned to replace the stock speaker in my dc2. i've read good reviews about the celestion cannabis rex 8ohm speaker. i mainly play blues/classic rock (hendrixy stuff, early savoy brown, zep...) what was your replacement speaker and for what kind of music do you like it or not? any comments or ...
by originalflo
Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:44 am
Forum: Dual Caliber
Topic: Studio Caliber takes a tumble
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

Re: Studio Caliber takes a tumble

@stone: thanks for information.

not tried an eq in the loop yet, i'll give it a shot.

does yours still have the stock speaker (mesa vintage shadow 50w vs-12 - whatever that is)?
by originalflo
Tue Jun 28, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Dual Caliber
Topic: The Official DC Club
Replies: 224
Views: 94622

Re: The Official DC Club

i recently bought a Studio Caliber (early dc-2) with serial DC2-01239. its my first boogie. http://i1120.photobucket.com/albums/l485/originalflo/studiocaliber_front.jpg i really love the clean channel but the lead channel is a bit too harsh for my tastes. i'll go and experiment a little bit with dif...
by originalflo
Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:26 am
Forum: Dual Caliber
Topic: Studio Caliber takes a tumble
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

Re: Studio Caliber takes a tumble

Hi Since the Lead channel works I cross my fingers and hope it's only a 12AX7 and pull the retainer down and most of the glass of V2 falls slides off the innards and into the bottom of my amp. I throw a new 12AX7 in and, woohoo, the Rhythm channel works. hell yeah they are built like a tank! but i'm...
by originalflo
Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:02 am
Forum: Dual Caliber
Topic: Mesa Studio Caliber (early DC2?)... any good?
Replies: 10
Views: 5897

Re: Mesa Studio Caliber (early DC2?)... any good?

hi boogie board! coincidentally i bought exactly this amp. got it a few days back. it looked very vintage... i think it lived somewhere in a wet basement, quite dirty and rusty... all tubes okay, speaker okay (not blown), tolex okay. after rippin it apart, cleaning the sh!t out of it and building it...