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Amps with the great dynamics and touch sensitivity.

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by pageburst, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. pageburst

    pageburst Silver Supporting Member

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    I have to say the Trainwreck and Trainwreck style amps I've played through were extraordinarily touch sensitive and dynamically explosive. But boy are they loud

    Any amps out there with a master volume have this similar feel. I have played several D style amps that were quite good in this regard. But they didn't have that same unleashed feel.

    All suggestions are welcome
     
  2. dk123123dk

    dk123123dk Member

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    I like Tweed Deluxe amps for touch sensitivity. Crank any decent vintage sounding amp up and get the power tubes cranked.

    You might want to look into a Ho/Ua Attenuator/Reamp box. Doyle Bramhall II uses one with a Marshal live, and gets great tones. They have the best tone out of any attenuators I have tried/heard.

    Dynamics are one of the most important parts of music.

    dk
     
  3. Belmont

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    agree on the Ho/UA my Super Lead and DR-103 are much more dynamic and touch sensitive when their output is pushed.
     
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  5. mcuguitar

    mcuguitar Gold Supporting Member

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    My Ulbrick Stadium 80 has great touch sensitivity with an overdrive that has serious power.
     
  6. datguytim

    datguytim Supporting Member

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    Matchless Clubman - Blankenship FatBoy Jr.
     
  7. anyone

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    Played some Simple Amps at the LA Amp Show. They have a killer touch-sensitive thing going on. Marc Ford freakin' rocked the house with 'em on Sunday night.

    Tonic amps have some really cool stuff going on too. The ones I played were pretty loud though. They do sound really good!
     
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    Yowsuh! Watch out those guys they know what they are doing.
     
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    Another angle would be to stay with the Trainwreck theme and find an attenuator that works for you.

    I find at most gigs I don't need to attenuate the amp much, and I've done a ton of gigs with my original Wreck without any attenuator period. However two things make my original quieter than some. First it has a 6.6k primary output transformer, where as many clones and some original Wrecks are 5.2k. This makes for a louder and brighter amp. Heck, I once played a 5.2k clone (made by a very popular kit maker) that with 6V6s was louder than my original is with EL34s! I mostly run 25 watt original Greenbacks in a 4x12 which aren't very efficient. I also have a single 65 watt rated Scumback M75 in a very small sealed 1x12. That single speaker in a small sealed cab is so low efficiency that I can barely do a club gig with it without miking it. It doesn't have much lows from the stage perspective, but it sounds quite big miked up. Having a single speaker can really bring the efficiency down. My wreck into that little sealed 1x12 is probably not any louder than my '64 Fender Deluxe w/Weber 12F150. Maybe louder "sounding" but not really any more volume.

    Just thinking out loud here, pun intended...
     
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  10. Dr. Tweedbucket

    Dr. Tweedbucket Deluxe model available !!!11

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    To me, any non master amp seems to be the most dynamic because you don't get that pre amp gain compression. :YinYang
     

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