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Old 01-11-2009, 04:06 PM
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which dumble circuit sounds the best??

I want to know the difference between all the dumble circuits
so far I know there are:

80's circuit
90's circuit
skyliner
bluesmaster

hrm? non-hrm? (not sure)

what else is there? and what is the difference between them?
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Old 01-11-2009, 04:16 PM
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anyone??
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Old 01-11-2009, 04:47 PM
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Not a Dumble expert but tough question to answer,it depends on your needs. DO a search at the ampgarage.com under the Dumble forum. They have great info on all the variations plus schematics and what not. That way you'll know what you like best about a Dumble and heck will answer the question wether you want a D style amp or not....
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Old 01-11-2009, 05:16 PM
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Depends what you are into

for an 80's circuit -- click on Breezin (sounds very similar to my Fuchs non-HRM ODS)
http://www.gregorhilden.de/cd_blue_in_red.htm

for an 90's HRM circuit --- I think robben F uses an HRM in the Jing chi album

Maybe Dr. Lerner can jump in and point you to some comparison clips.

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Old 01-11-2009, 05:26 PM
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Hands down the best?

OOE
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Old 01-11-2009, 06:11 PM
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the whole album is almost a love letter to the dumble amp. It is a terrific album --- highly recommend you purchasing it.

The featured amp on the album is an 80's circuit dumble.

Blue clouds is the 80's dumble. It is actually featured in the video to that track.

Here is the link to the video

http://www.gregorhilden.de/livevideos.html


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What about the Blue Clouds clip, is that an 80s style too?
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Old 01-11-2009, 07:46 PM
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What does HRM and non-HRM mean?
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Old 01-11-2009, 07:49 PM
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Also, What is a "politician tone"??
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Old 01-11-2009, 08:06 PM
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HRM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dumble_Amplifiers#Models

Politician tone
do a search for "TAG"
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Old 01-11-2009, 08:08 PM
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Also, What is a "politician tone"??
That is a certain tone Robben Ford got on the song Politician I believe the album that song is on is Mystic Mile.

Buy these albums by Robben Ford and all you questions will be answered grasshopper....

Talk to your daughter
Mystic Mile
Handfull of Blues
Keep on runnin
Truth

Also listen to Jackson Browne "runnin on empty" thats David Lindley and thats some of the fatest greasiest slide tone around.
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Old 01-11-2009, 08:10 PM
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That is a certain tone Robben Ford got on the song Politician I believe the album that song is on is Mystic Mile.

Buy these albums by Robben Ford and all you questions will be answered grasshopper....

Talk to your daughter
Mystic Mile
Handfull of Blues
Keep on runnin
Truth

Also listen to Jackson Browne "runnin on empty" thats David Lindley and thats some of the fatest greasiest slide tone around.
Don't buy the Truth album............
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Old 01-11-2009, 08:17 PM
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That is a certain tone Robben Ford got on the song Politician I believe the album that song is on is Mystic Mile.

Buy these albums by Robben Ford and all you questions will be answered grasshopper....

Talk to your daughter
Mystic Mile
Handfull of Blues
Keep on runnin
Truth

Also listen to Jackson Browne "runnin on empty" thats David Lindley and thats some of the fatest greasiest slide tone around.


You left out my fav Robben album and Robben tones.
The first Blue Line recordings,Robben Ford and The Blue Line.
The Brother,Step On It,Tell Me I'm Your Man and Life Song.
Robben's better tones and tunes IMO.:AOK
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Old 01-11-2009, 09:09 PM
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You left out my fav Robben album and Robben tones.
The first Blue Line recordings,Robben Ford and The Blue Line.
The Brother,Step On It,Tell Me I'm Your Man and Life Song.
Robben's better tones and tunes IMO.:AOK
Sean, forgive my ignorance.
I did'nt know about that album
Whats the the Title of the album ?

I have RF "Live in Sanfrancisco" and he does The Brother & Step On It and they smoke I never could figure out what album they were on.

I definately need to get it.:AOK
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Old 01-11-2009, 09:27 PM
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the whole album is almost a love letter to the dumble amp. It is a terrific album --- highly recommend you purchasing it.

The featured amp on the album is an 80's circuit dumble.

Blue clouds is the 80's dumble. It is actually featured in the video to that track.

Here is the link to the video

http://www.gregorhilden.de/livevideos.html
Good stuff LVC, gonna get his cd....thanks.
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Whats the the Title of the album ?
Robben Ford and The Blue Line

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