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by gregrjones
Sat Feb 16, 2008 8:43 am
Forum: Modern Era Amps (1991-Present)
Topic: Wow what a difference from Silicon Diodes to Vacuum Tubes
Replies: 6
Views: 811

I'm preferring the Silicone Diodes (SD) for my drive channel. I'm finding that the SD setting has a tighter bottom end and a crisper high end.

Makes me wonder if my 5U4 tube might need to be changed.

Of course it might depend upon the tone you're going for. I'm going for a Texas Blues Strat sound
by gregrjones
Sat Feb 16, 2008 8:22 am
Forum: Modern Era Amps (1991-Present)
Topic: Mythbuster? Power tubes have little effect on tone
Replies: 50
Views: 6293

Mythbuster? Power tubes have little effect on tone

My questions are this: At what master volume level does the Lone Star Classic start to clip its Power Tubes. *I single the Lone Star out because its the Mesa that I own but the question is valid for other Mesas as well in this forum. Of course this is a complicated question with the Lone Star becaus...
by gregrjones
Wed Aug 15, 2007 3:58 pm
Forum: Modern Era Amps (1991-Present)
Topic: High End frequencies at louder volumes on Lone Star
Replies: 0
Views: 330

High End frequencies at louder volumes on Lone Star

I've been keeping the presence control of may Lone Star in the lower ranges since the Mesa Manual says that it's sweet spot is in the lower ranges (presumably around 9:00). However, I was tweaking the tone of the amp one day and seemed to have found that my favorite presence setting was a little hig...