My original Mercury had beautiful cleans, but that was an 8 watt amp versus the Telstar at 17 watts. So yes, the Telstar delivers more clean...
Trust me on this one ... have your dad string the 330 with flatwounds if that's the sound he wants to achieve.
I'm usually set for Lush and 58 ... that's my favourite setting. But this amp can do it all.
Looks friggin' amazing! I'm still enjoying mine tremendously. Only on a rare occasion I'll stick my Strymon Deco in front of it for slapback stuff.
I actually agree with everything you say and this has been my experience as well. I find I get the most out of my guitars when the volume is maxed.
It's been said previously, but I would totally go for either the Bandmaster or Bassman.
"Desert Island Amps" -- seriously, to me that would be a fantastic name for an amp company.
Trust me, try the Telstar first.
What brand of KT66 did you use?
Hughes & Kettner
Dr. Z Stang Ray is exactly what you want.
The Telstar can completely achieve great Jazz tones. I have flatwound strings on one of my Teles, and when I'm on the neck pickup ... gorgeous....
I used to own the Impala and I currently own the Telstar. The problem I had with the Impala was that I couldn't get into the master volume. I had...
You're going to receive a lot of opinions on this one. If it was me, I'd choose ...
I stick with Tung-Sol and Tube Amp Doctor (7025 S).
For a predominantly housebound player, I can think of no better amp. As SRT2011 says, "the edge of breakup tone offerings are amongst the best I...
On my Telstar, when the reverb is set to zero ... there is no reverb.
In chronological order (* = currently own):
Marshall 30th Anniversary combo
Dr. Z Maz 38 Sr.
65 Amps London
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