Best Tubes for ultimate clean in a Bassman 100 or Duel Showman

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  1. StudioRat320

    StudioRat320 Member

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    I need maximum clean headroom out of these amp, but they need to be loud. What do you recommend as far as tubes and combination of tubes? Also, what speakers would you recommend for these amps?

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  2. Blue Strat

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    Short of NOS tubes, SED 6L6GCs, JAN GE 5751s in V1 and V2, and Tung Sol 12AX7s in the rest of the 12AX7 sockets.

    NOS Mullard CV4024 in the 12AT7 sockets.
     
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    Thanks Mike. What are people's opinions on these amps? I played a Bassman 100 and really liked the loud, clean sound. I haven't tried a Showman yet.

    Also, what would be the best speakers for these amps? Preferably ones that don't break up.

    Thanks again.
     
  4. Blue Strat

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    Those are two VERY clean amps.

    JBLs would be some of the cleanest possible speakers.
     
  5. echodeluxe

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    clean bassman? ewwww.

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