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Re: M/B Dual Rectifier- My 2 cents

6/16/2000 9:40 PM
Re: M/B Dual Rectifier- My 2 cents
I've been using one of these for years. I prefer the red channel, I use a lot of gain, NO presence, spongy mode, Siemens EL34's. You've never heard a more crushing high gain tone. I replaced the mid pot on red channel with a 50K and I keep it on zero. If you like to cut the mids, change this pot. Even more gain and low end. I don't like the Mesa cabs too much, I use a Marshall 1936 (old one) w/Celestion 65's and get many compliments on the sound. The FX loops on these seem to suck, I've tried a zillion configurations, no luck. Gain and low end is always lost. Last, I prefer the old chrome chassis Recto's, they look cool and have real leather covering, no electronic differences from the new ones that I'm aware of.  

Peter Michaux PS Choke? Winding own transformers? -- 6/17/2000 12:35 AM