LSS Tone

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LSS Tone

Post by glazed67 » Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:50 pm

Hey All, Finally found that LSS head I've was searching for. Now I'm searching for tone. I have no problem getting great clean tones. It's when I try to get some break-up. I understand it takes some time to get channel 2 dialed in. The tone I'm getting doesn't even sound like a guitar (on the lower strings) it sounds like some kind of "synthed" string instrument ie. violin, cello etc. Which may be desirable in some cases. I've tried it w/ a Fender Tele Deluxe, Gibson SG DT, and a Gibson cs 356. Running through a top hat 212 w/ greenbacks (55hz), closed back. I play mainly blues and blues-based rock. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you for your time and consideration.

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Re: LSS Tone

Post by plan-x » Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:18 am

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Re: LSS Tone

Post by rfrakes » Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:35 pm

What about taking the back off your Speaker cab and making it an open back?

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Re: LSS Tone

Post by The Mink » Fri Jun 12, 2015 2:51 am

So how did it work out?

On the dirty channel (and this seems like a Mesa thing, period) you really do have to turn the bass down as you turn the Gain up. This is what will keep your guitar sounding like a guitar on the low strings.
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