What Mesa Amp is the most versatile to cover MANY styles????

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mikey383
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Re: What Mesa Amp is the most versatile to cover MANY styles????

Post by mikey383 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:52 pm

CoG wrote:Just a question, why do you want all these simultaneously? If this is for a live rig you're seriously overcomplicating your life. Unless you are playing venues with incredibly pro sound support and your audience consists of guitarists, no one will notice most of what you're trying to achieve.

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The majority of a typical audience can't tell a Mesa from a Marshall...they only care about the music, not the tone.
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Re: What Mesa Amp is the most versatile to cover MANY styles????

Post by TremoJem » Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:51 am

BB kicks ass.

Really sat down and dialed in a tone for each amp.

This effort provided great results.

They each have a specific tone now and I played to the strengths of each output tube set (EL34 & 6L6).

So each amp is distinctive and sounds great when played alone.

Together, it is a unbelievable sound.

I still have yet to commit to using one at a time.

Basically I do not have enough money to get a unit to control everything so for now I will continue to use them together.

Oh, and I played with the EQ on the GMajor and wow what a great addition to the tone.

I reduced the 200HZ a little and bumped up 100HZ and 3.0KZ a little.

It is nice.

I think I need a real nice EQ to really tweak it in, so I am looking.

Thanks all.
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Re: What Mesa Amp is the most versatile to cover MANY styles????

Post by BoogieDown » Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:20 pm

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Re: What Mesa Amp is the most versatile to cover MANY styles????

Post by Monsta-Tone » Sun Oct 23, 2011 9:53 am

I still have yet to commit to using one at a time.

Basically I do not have enough money to get a unit to control everything so for now I will continue to use them together.
I haven't tried one of these, but have been thinking about getting one: http://www.ebay.com/itm/150668628126?ss ... 1438.l2649

I need 3 switching functions (2 of which share a common ground) and the G-Major only does 2 (with common ground).
I'm really thinking that I need one of these!

Can't offer advice on the amps mentioned. I had a Roadster when they 1st came out but wasn't playing in a band at the time, so I found that I only used 2 channels (1 on clean & 4 on Modern).
Didn't really like the V all that much. Sounded too much like what I wasn't looking for in an amp.
I play a souped up Heartbreaker with some footswitchable functions that I built in (mid/lead boost for each channel).
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