6L6's in Deluxe Reverb

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  1. shakerAU

    shakerAU Member

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    Anyone put 6L6's in there Deluxe Reverb?

    How does it sound?

    Is there much involved with this mod?
     
  2. Teleman

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    I haven't done it but I know that Pete Anderson, guitarist / producer for Dwight Yoakem used to do that to all his Deluxe Reverbs.
     
  3. Blue Strat

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    Some people like it, others don't. It doesn't increase power much if at all.

    Rebiasing is all that's required.
     
  4. frank62

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    I tried that once with 5881s. Not much difference. Good NOS 6V6s will make a dramatic difference in a Deluxe.
     
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    Yeah, the Deluxe isn't going to push those 6L6s very hard at all.
     
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    Yes I have. Not worth doing IMHO. Not very much increase in headroom and I prefer the "sweetness" of 6V6's.

    Dan
     

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