ouch, I can't defend the poor service, but I am working on improving our response and delivery times.
I've been working like a madman in the shop getting caught-up on back-orders, and will be more active in public discussions once the folks that are hanging in there get taken care of.
Do you mean you're off to the workbench to rewire the tube socket?
The AC15 uses an EF86 preamp, which is not plug'n play with a 12AX7 or 5751. It probably won't fry the amp immediately, but it may short through the 12AX7 / 5751.
Just checked in here and saw all these nice comments, thanks folks!
Hey Chuck! (Toneranger58) you will notice right away that the G1265 sounds much darker and smoother on the top end than the G12H30, which tends to be a bit crunchy when paired with the BM88.
Wow, this is a cool discussion.
Well thanks to Norm who alerted me to this thread (happy birthday btw!)
I havent had much time to keep up with TGP and the www in general.
The fist time I heard of Dumble was in the early 80s, and I have always been fascinated with the man and his...
If you want the absolute best in vintage restoration Neal's is it!
he has the original Jensen cones, coils, dust caps, everything.
I'm speaking from experience.
He works out of his garage in a residential neighborhood and has been collecting and storing original parts for decades.
Thanks for posting that Rich!
Matt sounds great! He's pulling some nice tones out.
Try replacing the V4 tube, that's the PI/Driver tube and if it's not 100% it will have that effect.
Unfortunately, new production tubes can be a little iffy.
Pop in one of those spare preamp tubes that came with...