1994 Dual Rectifier Rev G Original Tubes

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1994 Dual Rectifier Rev G Original Tubes

Post by xdg999 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:19 pm

I just bought a 1994 Dual Rec Rev G, serial # R-00335x. Does anybody know what tubes Mesa was using back then?
Mark IIc+(Factory-HRx4,DRx2,DRG,HRG,KARG)(Upgrade-DRG,HRG,HR)Mark III+(DRG105,HRG105,DRGX101,SRG) Mark III DRG105,Mark V 25,Studio Preamp,50/50,1994 Dual Rec x2,Mini Rec

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Re: 1994 Dual Rectifier Rev G Original Tubes

Post by Silverwulf » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:19 pm

Mesa STR 420 6L6s were stock back then.
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Re: 1994 Dual Rectifier Rev G Original Tubes

Post by xdg999 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:24 am

Thanks. I was talking to Mike B. yesterday about modding another Mark lll and asked him about the Dual Rec. I told him it had Mesa 7025 labeled 12ax7’s which I could tell are the Chinese military tubes, my favorite 12ax7. He said those were the stock tubes back then in the Dual Rec, Mark lll and Mark lV. The Dual Rec sounded awesome with the tired 7025’s but sounds even better with 5 “new” nos Chinese military.
Mark IIc+(Factory-HRx4,DRx2,DRG,HRG,KARG)(Upgrade-DRG,HRG,HR)Mark III+(DRG105,HRG105,DRGX101,SRG) Mark III DRG105,Mark V 25,Studio Preamp,50/50,1994 Dual Rec x2,Mini Rec

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Re: 1994 Dual Rectifier Rev G Original Tubes

Post by Silverwulf » Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:03 am

xdg999 wrote:Thanks. I was talking to Mike B. yesterday about modding another Mark lll and asked him about the Dual Rec. I told him it had Mesa 7025 labeled 12ax7’s which I could tell are the Chinese military tubes, my favorite 12ax7. He said those were the stock tubes back then in the Dual Rec, Mark lll and Mark lV. The Dual Rec sounded awesome with the tired 7025’s but sounds even better with 5 “new” nos Chinese military.
Agreed. That's what I use in all of my Rectos (Beijing issued C8s and STR 420s). I've tried everything under the sun, and always come back to those.
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Re: 1994 Dual Rectifier Rev G Original Tubes

Post by axedawg » Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:53 pm

xdg999 wrote:I just bought a 1994 Dual Rec Rev G, serial # R-00335x. Does anybody know what tubes Mesa was using back then?
You and I have a very similar serial number! Mine has serial poop and the gigantic old German transformer...warmest DR I’ve ever played and never selling it!

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Re: 1994 Dual Rectifier Rev G Original Tubes

Post by domct203 » Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:11 pm

axedawg wrote:You and I have a very similar serial number! Mine has serial poop and the gigantic old German transformer...warmest DR I’ve ever played and never selling it!
LOL ‘serial poop’.

And it’s warm ........

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Re: 1994 Dual Rectifier Rev G Original Tubes

Post by axedawg » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:24 pm

domct203 wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:11 pm
axedawg wrote:You and I have a very similar serial number! Mine has serial poop and the gigantic old German transformer...warmest DR I’ve ever played and never selling it!
LOL ‘serial poop’.

And it’s warm ........

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HAHA, just seen that! Perhaps it could have been a loop...whatever it was, it just won't stop, hence the 'serial' tag! :mrgreen:

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