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Tone Settings Thread

Post by MBConvert » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:35 pm

What settings are you running for your favorite TC tones? Let's keep a running list in this thread. I have a combo being delivered this week. Will add my own faves shortly.

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Re: Tone Settings Thread

Post by RobbieBoyette » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:20 pm

Congrats on your new amp! You're gonna love it!
Current Amp: 2018 Mesa TC-50 Rackmount

Past Boogies:
1982 Mesa Boogie MK II (ordered it from the company brand new)
1989 Mesa Studio Preamp and Simulclass 290 Power Amp (also direct order from the company along with the Mesa shock mount rack)

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Re: Tone Settings Thread

Post by Daxman73 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:27 pm

Channel Vol: noon
Presence: 1 o'clock
Gain: 1:30 o'clock
Bass: 3 o'clock
Mid: 2 o'clock
Treble: 12:30
Output: set to right under the "U" in Output

...A couple of things here. First, I know, it's LOUD, but man does it sound good (this is my live rig). I use a Charvel San Dimas Pro Mod with the Seymour Duncan set (JB & '59) as my main axe, but usually don't mess with the settings if I happen to play a different guitar. It's a TC50 run through a Recto OS 4x12 cab. Everything in the rig is stock. Also, these settings "look" extreme, especially the Bass setting, but you really do have to ignore your eyes and trust your ears. I get caught up in that sometimes, "looking' at the settings rather that what sounds good. And I also tend to keep the gain down a bit as this monster has a ton of it. ScreamingDaisy on here has a great tag line in his signature regarding this. Anyways, I thought I'd throw in a setting of mine.
...Bleed Boogie forever...

Mesa TC50 Head
Mesa Mark IV 1x12 WB Combo
Mesa Electradyne Lg Head
4x12 Recto Slant Cab (x2)
2x12 Recto Compact Cab

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