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by MrBoggles
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Tubes
Topic: Using a 12at7 in place of 12ax7 in dual rectifier
Replies: 8
Views: 6619

Re: Using a 12at7 in place of 12ax7 in dual rectifier

I’m beyond different tubes, The RK 1 isn’t too different from the duals in regards to the signal flow and gain stages The sound itself is coming from early on in the gain stage for Channels 2/3.. not the power amp.. the power amps are designed to be a clean boost to the preamp signal and not add dis...
by MrBoggles
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Tubes
Topic: Using a 12at7 in place of 12ax7 in dual rectifier
Replies: 8
Views: 6619

Re: Using a 12at7 in place of 12ax7 in dual rectifier

The issue I was hoping to fix by using lower power tubes was the recto fizz.. on the orange and red channels if the gain (at any volume) gets to 1 o’clock... which of corse is the point where the gain becomes a nice distortion with sustain vs a flat short overdrive sound.. right on that point there ...
by MrBoggles
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Modern Era Amps (1991-Present)
Topic: Slave Amp - Tube or solid state
Replies: 10
Views: 4285

Re: Slave Amp - Tube or solid state

Well the slave out for mesas is derived from the speaker jack, so is a line signal post power amp.. So either tube or solid should work and sound just fine.. I Haven't tried it through a stand alone solid state amp, but you should be able to preserve the tube tone with no problems.. It'll be the che...
by MrBoggles
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Rectifier Series
Topic: Combining two amps
Replies: 1
Views: 1154

Combining two amps

Been playing around with my Dual Rec and my fender hotrod deluxe.. Took the slave out from my dual into the power amp of my fender.. sounds great.. much better than just running two cabs.. Here’s my thought and question.. Given my dual has a parallel effects loop.. I’m considering taking the preamp ...
by MrBoggles
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Tubes
Topic: Using a 12at7 in place of 12ax7 in dual rectifier
Replies: 8
Views: 6619

Re: Using a 12at7 in place of 12ax7 in dual rectifier

Thanks for the reply bandit,.. Last year.. Oops.. It's been a while on here.. I ended up changing V12&3 to At7's and it tamed the amp pretty nicely.. It's a subtle change didn't really drop the volume much but tamed the gain a little.. I get a little more range from the gain before it hits the fizz ...
by MrBoggles
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Rectifier Series
Topic: 3 channel Triple Rectifier Midi Switching
Replies: 10
Views: 5397

Re: 3 channel Triple Rectifier Midi Switching

I also found by using midi to switch the amp I was getting weird light configuration.. The solution was simple.. I have 2002 dual rec and use the TCGmajor to switch the amp.. now the TC only has two switches and I found by plugging in one to ch 1 and the other to ch 3 I was able to switch between al...
by MrBoggles
Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Tubes
Topic: Using a 12at7 in place of 12ax7 in dual rectifier
Replies: 8
Views: 6619

Using a 12at7 in place of 12ax7 in dual rectifier

Just wondering if anyone has experimented with using 12at7's in a dual rectifier.. Either replacing V1,2&3 or replacing just one.. Given they are a lower output, I'm wondering if they would tame the fizz and gain or just push it back further requiring you to turn up the dials? Any thought or experie...
by MrBoggles
Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: Rectifier Series
Topic: Recto issues, small pains in my recto
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Re: Recto issues, small pains in my recto

Yeah I figured that. good to get a 2nd opinion...
the quirks have never been more of a slight Grrr..
Cheers.
by MrBoggles
Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Rectifier Series
Topic: Recto issues, small pains in my recto
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Recto issues, small pains in my recto

Ok..3part question... 1. when playing through ch 2/3 the sound can be very... for want of a better word grainy. or has too much presence. my eq is set quite balanced across all channels. the presence controls are usually off or set very low. I drive the channel volumes round 1-2 oclock bass round 11...
by MrBoggles
Sun Nov 08, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: Rectifier Series
Topic: Dual Recto Loop Produces "Bad" Distortion
Replies: 10
Views: 985

Re: Dual Recto Loop Produces "Bad" Distortion

Thats a tough one.. sounds to me almost like an out of phase problem (like you can get when recording) Would you describe the sound as almost Hollow?? or tubular?? usually you would get a sound like that from having the dry signal return from the fx you may use in the loop. most rack pieces should o...
by MrBoggles
Mon Dec 22, 2008 1:02 pm
Forum: Rectifier Series
Topic: Problem during a gig
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Problem during a gig

ok during the 2nd set of a show we lost power, after it came on again i turned on the amp quickly and probly didnt give it enough time to warm up. here's the problem the amp started squeeling so i know something was going on with the tubes so i turned it off and waited and then turned it on again af...
by MrBoggles
Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Guitars
Topic: Anyone try an EMG 85 or 707 in the bridge?
Replies: 5
Views: 963

I also use the 7string versions of the 81 and 85
having the low b the 85 in the bridge was just too much especially
with the dual rect already being boomy enough. don't you cant get the 85 equiv any more.
by MrBoggles
Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:20 pm
Forum: Guitars
Topic: How to get rid of crunching sound from the knob?
Replies: 6
Views: 1125

taking the pot apart won't work good luck getting it back together but i think he ment the cavity. just get a new pot they are cheap and if you scrach a little harder you can find some that are tapered so that as you turn up it will give you a gradual build up or almost instant build. i had one in m...
by MrBoggles
Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: Guitars
Topic: how to keep strings clean/new?
Replies: 26
Views: 2436

firstly wd40 + rosewood/ebony/maple = bad for wood because it's oil based it will get into the wood... not good (probly won't destroy the guitar and the parts would be well lubricated. but still wd40??) I teach guitar every day and gig regularly so adding practice on top of that clocks up like 40 hr...
by MrBoggles
Sun Sep 28, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: Guitars
Topic: The impact of string gauge on tone
Replies: 35
Views: 5832

personally i use sit 9-46 and 9-54 for my 7 back in the day i used blue steel for a while but they tarnish so fast and break so easily went to D'adarios and they are great but again short life span never had a problem with sit been using them for about five years think i've only ever broken 2 string...