60W+ tube head?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Jet Age Eric, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Jet Age Eric

    Jet Age Eric Member

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    It gets better: Under $1k, sonically in the Fender ballpark. Looking at a Traynor in the next couple days. Anything else spring to mind?

    Background: I'm running a couple of ASAT Specs through a Musicman 65. The MM been's treating me well for years, but now that I've switched to Lava Cables and true bypassed pedals, the amp is starting to sound brittle and I think it's the solid-stat pre that's doing it. The same set up sounds great through my BF Vibrolux (stays at home), so I'm looking at the amp.

    Thanks! -E
     
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    sounds kinda obvious, but how about a dual showman?? or any of the other higher wattage fender heads?? Also some of the 80s mesas get very fendery on the clean chan.
     
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    Switch back to the old cables?
     
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    I didn't realize a dual showman had that much wattage. Or master volume. I should've mentioned in the initial post that I ain't that bright. Thanks! -E
     
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    Ha! I considered it, but the difference in tone when played through the Vibrolux means I can't go back to my previous serviceable-but-inferior set up. Having said that, until I find a solution, I can't rule it out. Thanks! -E
     
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    My Blond/Oxblood Super-Sonic head kinda fits the bill after I tubed it up and biased it!
     
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    I've been eyeing that, too, but the price and SS logo (I can't help it) have made me reluctant. Good to know it's worth checking, though. Thanks! -E
     
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    if that guy plays it, you know it can blow your head off at "3" on the dial.
     

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