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by Markedman
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Mark Series
Topic: Picked up an early Mark III...
Replies: 12
Views: 1041

Re: Picked up an early Mark III...

Yep. Well, the numbers are not in sequence, they jump around, the date inside is your best estimate as to when it was made.
by Markedman
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Mark Series
Topic: Mark IIb mod's, return on investment (i.e. second-hand going rate?)
Replies: 11
Views: 842

Re: Mark IIb mod's, return on investment (i.e. second-hand going rate?)

I've never heard of a ++ mod for a Mark IIB. It would be cool, I think, maybe, maybe not, hard to figure out why? There's so many high gain amps that sound great, a Mark IIB sounds great as a Mark IIB and can go to modern metal with a pedal or two. Pentode and triode? What for? I guess but, same thi...
by Markedman
Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Vintage Amps (Before 1991)
Topic: Problem switching channels on Mark IV
Replies: 5
Views: 714

Re: Problem switching channels on Mark IV

Make sure you use deoxit 5. It is the only thing to use, anything else will ruin the potentiometer.
by Markedman
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Vintage Amps (Before 1991)
Topic: Problem switching channels on Mark IV
Replies: 5
Views: 714

Re: Problem switching channels on Mark IV

Did you check the big dial in back and set it right?
by Markedman
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Vintage Amps (Before 1991)
Topic: Metal on a Mark IIB
Replies: 5
Views: 768

Re: Metal on a Mark IIB

You are half way there with the built-in GEQ. 8) I tried a few pedals in front and in the loop and found that I liked the front boosted tone better. The best tone I ever had, hands down, was a Mesa Studio Pre Amp in the input, but that was a pain to carry around. You'll need to try different boost a...
by Markedman
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Mark Series
Topic: Stock III Red Stripe DRG does "Crunch berries"
Replies: 2
Views: 566

Re: Stock III Red Stripe DRG does "Crunch berries"

Got a good one, nice. They really do shine for all types of music and it's great to know you can "go to grail tone" when you want to!
by Markedman
Sat May 30, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Vintage Amps (Before 1991)
Topic: Mark IVa vs IVb Lead Tone
Replies: 6
Views: 1096

Re: Mark IVa vs IVb Lead Tone

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by Markedman
Sat May 30, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Mark V
Topic: Advice Regarding Mark V Problem
Replies: 6
Views: 736

Re: Advice Regarding Mark V Problem

Power tubes
by Markedman
Fri May 29, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Vintage Amps (Before 1991)
Topic: Fully loaded Mark III Colisuem price?
Replies: 2
Views: 557

Re: Fully loaded Mark III Colisuem price?

I've seen them around, selling for $1500, asking $2500. To each their own. I just bought a Quad pre amp and Strategy 400 for $900, actually less, $426.00 & $450.00, it's like having a C+ coli and a Mark III coli in one amp, double the pleasure IMO. I sold my C++ for $3000 and was able to pick up tho...
by Markedman
Mon May 25, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Mark Series
Topic: 2C++ Video
Replies: 22
Views: 2143

Re: 2C++ Video

Fact - Brad Gillis used Mark IIB's with Ozzy. It was 1982. Boogie hadn't made even a prototype yet. Trust me on this, I was very alive and very, very into it at the time. I remember it well. A Mark II anything is not a Mark III, ever. I know. If you think otherwise, it's only wishful thinking. The ...
by Markedman
Mon May 25, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Rack Pieces
Topic: I bought 3, yes 3 now, pre amps & 2 power amps!
Replies: 19
Views: 2485

Re: I bought 2 pre amps & 2 power amps!

I have owned a Studio Pre & 295 set-up and thought that it had a great tone but was a pain to move so I stuck with Mark IV, C+ & C++ amps. I tried my friend's Mk.V 25 for a few weeks but it gave me ear fatigue. I went to several guitar stores and tried a lot of "lunch box" amps at low volume and the...
by Markedman
Mon May 25, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Rack Pieces
Topic: I bought 3, yes 3 now, pre amps & 2 power amps!
Replies: 19
Views: 2485

Re: I bought 2 pre amps & 2 power amps!

I bought another Boogie pre amp. A Rectifier Pre amp. I'll have it next week to try out. There are two other Boogie pre amps I haven't tried yet, the Formula & V-Twin. I don't have them in my sights and probably won't.
by Markedman
Mon May 25, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Mark Series
Topic: 2C++ Video
Replies: 22
Views: 2143

Re: 2C++ Video

Fact - Brad Gillis used Mark IIB's with Ozzy. It was 1982. Boogie hadn't made even a prototype yet. Trust me on this, I was very alive and very, very into it at the time. I remember it well. A Mark II anything is not a Mark III, ever. I know. If you think otherwise, it's only wishful thinking. The C...
by Markedman
Sat May 23, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Mark Series
Topic: 2C++ Video
Replies: 22
Views: 2143

Re: 2C++ Video

YouTube comments. The way you had the GEQ set seems to work well for recording. I would think that it would sound dark compared to a Marshall side by side jamming out. I always need to crank the 6600 slider up when playing with a Marshall. Forget trying to sound as bright as a Fender amp. The 5 band...
by Markedman
Sat May 23, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Mark Series
Topic: 2C++ Video
Replies: 22
Views: 2143

Re: 2C++ Video

That sounds like me, I do that kind of mindless chugging. The beginning had me chuckling because of the pure brutal rawness. Great grail tone for sure.

What's up with the comment section, it's full douche baggery going on.