Bludotone in the house

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Guitarzan, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. Guitarzan

    Guitarzan Member

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    So I've had a Bludotone in the house for the last week now. I was really excited to recieve it and it has not let me down. Its an early 80's style classic. Its really amazing. Brandon is a great dude and did a killer job on the amp. I asked for the silverface fender look to match my favorite cab the open back J-Design 4x12. The amp really is killing. The clean is very very big and present. Tons of sustain and a huge open hifi tone. Notes jump out of it. Its hard to describe but it just seems to really accentuate what you throw at it more than a typical blackface type clean. For example the in between tones on Strat and Tele are just even more quacky and spanky. The dirty channel is everything you would expect, super touch responsive and dynamic. Smooth but not too much for me. I will say that although the Robben tone is not my tone, its pretty easy to get out of this amp. Looking forward to gigging it and getting it out on the road. Thanks again Brandon.

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  2. Deaj

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    Very cool - congrats!! I like the look! :AOK
     
  3. NFB

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    Very Nice![​IMG]
     
  4. Paul86

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    So Guitarzan,
    What speakers are u running in the cab?
     
  5. Guitarzan

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    That one has Eminence Tonespotters in it. I dig them. Wizards and Scumbacks are still my faves but these are catching up.
     
  6. LVC

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    Congrats and Enjoy ..... I have been enjoying mine very much.

    Here is my Bludo setup:

    Bludo EL34 Big Iron HRM 100 Watts
    EVM12S Speaker
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    Furman conditioner
    Bludo Loop-A-Lator
    Eventide Eclipse
    Peterson Tuner


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  7. LVC

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    Hey Josh, just noticed something --- the retro knobs on the head ... did you special request those or is Brandon adding those to the 80's models to give the amps a more historical look?

    I dig it---

    Laz


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  8. v-verb

    v-verb Supporting Member

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    SWEET! I'll keep on sayin' it - best MV amps IMO!
     
  9. deeval

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    Very cool Josh!,Hey is it very different from the Mad Professor,would love to hear the amp.:drink
     
  10. Guitarzan

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    Thanks guys. I asked for those retro knobs, I thought they would fit the Silverface look really well. Val, its very different than the Mad Professor.
     
  11. Structo

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    Great looking amp!

    If I had the coin I would defintley get one of those.

    And that is so cool that he is willing to customize it to your specs.

    Are these 100 watt heads?

    I know they sound killer.
     
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    80's circuit -- which I assume would make it non-HRM.
     
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    Finest circuit Mr. Dumble ever made!

    Ford's Blue Line Era :bow tone's were NON-HRM.

    Very Good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  15. Guitarzan

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    yep, non HRM. Its kicking my butt.
     
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    sfarnell Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm loving mine. I just bought it from another TGPer last week and haven't come up for air yet. My Bludo is a non-HRM, Skyline EQ, 80's circuit and has more gain than I imagined, all of it musical.

    I like this amp as much as I like my Carol Ann OD2100, and that's saying A LOT.
     
  17. Rod

    Rod Tone is Paramount Silver Supporting Member

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    Wow, Nice amp Josh!! I bet you sound Great with that....I hope things are going well for you out in LA...You're a great talent! take care...rod welles [guitar warehouse]
     
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    Congrats Josh! Great to see you found the apex of what you were looking for. As uncompromising as you are, I'm sure this amp is IT.

    Many years of great tones await us all!

    Mike
     
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    Glad it matches the cab!! I was concerned, but now that I see them together they are a match !!!
     
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    Brandon strikes again! Best MV amps period IMO!!!!! Haven't tried his NMV creations yet...

    Cheers Bro!
     

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