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PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 3:03 am 
Bottle Rocket

Joined: Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:17 am
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Location: Nottingham, UK
Having read so much, although happy with CH2, got my tech to do the mod on my LSS.
Using both Gibsons, found it easier to get the OD I wanted but the big benefit for me was making it easier to dial in the tones on the amp.
As a user of both CH1, CH2 and CH2 with drive, I was finding it a tad tiresome dialling in the tone based on size of room as the increase/decrease in volume needed impacted the tone/drive, as I guess it would. Now I can use a base set up for each channel.
BTW, whilst at it, he modded the reverb out so that I can use a footswitch for both reverb and the drive setting - this is invaluable.....nice if it hadn't been a separate FS to the channel selector, but then again......nice touch. LOVE the LSS

Gibson Les Paul Standard (2007)
Gibson SG, 61 reissue (2001)
Gibson es 335 (1972)
Various acoustics

PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:14 am 
Mark I

Joined: Wed Mar 27, 2013 7:28 am
Posts: 22
To me, the most shocking experience was to see that the clean channel and the drive channel sound the same if the drive is disengaged and the Thick/Thicker/Normal switch is in the normal position.
And of course, it became hard to get a sound that I actually didn't like. I have no idea how this can be achieved by swapping two pots of the same value - more or less because I measured them before the mod and I got slightly different values. 999Kohms as opposed to 1002Kohms if I remember correctly. And I don't remember which is which because it was a long time ago. But I never looked back, it works fantastic. This is a good amp.

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