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by St.John
Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:16 am
Forum: Express Series
Topic: 5:25+ Speaker Suggestions
Replies: 45
Views: 20949

Re: 5:25+ Speaker Suggestions

I've changed the Celestion V30 for a Celestion G12 Century Vintage with the Neodymium magnets. It's 3 kilos (6lbs) lighter and is similar sounding to the V30 but, in my opinion, less harsh. It's had around a 100 hours playthrough at various levels to date and sounds really good to me. Well worth con...
by St.John
Fri Nov 28, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: Express Series
Topic: Does anyone use the Blues channel on the 5:50+ ?
Replies: 11
Views: 3452

Re: Does anyone use the Blues channel on the 5:50+ ?

My experience of the Blues channel on a 5:25+ is at low volumes it can be middy / nasal with a Strat, even with the mid all the way down, but once you go past 11 o'clock with the master the mids back off.
by St.John
Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:35 am
Forum: Express Series
Topic: Does the 5:25+ Hiss as much as the older 5:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1706

Does the 5:25+ Hiss as much as the older 5:25

I have the older 5:25 which is a great amp apart from the hiss (only a problem with me when recording) - does the 5:25+ address this issue ?
by St.John
Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: Express Series
Topic: 5:50 clean channel hissing.
Replies: 27
Views: 6415

Re: 5:50 clean channel hissing.

I'm new to mesa having had several disappointments with fender blues juniors - so I decided to spend the money and buy a quality amp I.e 3 year old ex demo 5:25. I loved it straight away. The thing I've found about the hiss is you only hear it when you listen for it and tune into it. I've taken it t...