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Re: V1 options

10/6/2005 6:21 PM
DarrylRe: V1 options
I like two configurations:  
1) EH 12ax7 in V1 and my magical National Union 12Ay7 tube in V2. It sounds better this way then switched.  
2) EH 12ax7 in V1 and a JJ EC803S in V2. The EC803S initially gave me trouble until I changed the grounding scheme (i.e. 1 star for high current and 1 star of low current). I need to try another EC803S in V1.  
Also I like JJ 6V6 pwr tubes. My only complaint is they rattle a little.  
BTW, I was showing off my little 5E3 today for the guy that works on my guitars and plugged into an old Marshall 4x12 with G12H30s and it sounded incredible.  

Greg Simon I've got a real 5E3 in right now fo... -- 10/8/2005 1:53 AM