brown super trem

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  1. cugel

    cugel Member

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    i am not 100% convinced the trem on my brown super is up to snuff. seems weak to me. you have to have the intensity well above 5 to hear the vibrato easily and then really on the lower registers. now i understand this is a real pitch bending but i dont have a thing to compare it to. there is a brown concert on youtube with a much stronger vib but its a different cicuit i think.

    what do you think? a tube swap??
    the amp was gone over completely a year ago and is not played much.
     
  2. Jahn

    Jahn Listens to Johnny Marr, plays like John Denver Gold Supporting Member

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    i think that demo on youtube might be mine - i don't think i even had the vibrato cranked - it was more like a bit past noon. on full throb it should be THROBBIN'. so yep, something's going on there!
     
  3. cugel

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    i thunk so
    now to trouble shoot it
    i doubt a tube swap will do it
    i am just not that lucky
     
  4. sabby

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    I have a brown and it's pretty similar. It'll never get the whoop that the bias vary trem has. It's as much a chorus/leslie effect that a pure trem. Love it for what it is, which is pretty damned cool in its own right.

    By the way, you need to swap three tubes to fix that trem.
     
  5. cugel

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    yeah you can nail trower bridge of sighs type tones
    thanks for the input. i can see if i have three tubes laying around
    cheers
     

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