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5751 tube clip sooner than 12AX7?

4/25/2003 9:55 PM
Gary Gustin
5751 tube clip sooner than 12AX7?
Not sure if I understand this- will the lower gain 5751 go into clipping/overdrive sooner than a 12AX7 given the same input level(using a "goosed" tube screamer to punish the input)? Or does the lower gain 5751 clip the same but just delivers a lower level to the power tube section? I have a R.I. Bassman and was wondering how 5751's would sound in it.  
Thanks for any info!  

Geoff Gross The 5751 has slightly lower gain th... -- 4/25/2003 9:59 PM