Does it matter which springs you remove

Discussion in 'Amps/Cabs Tech Corner: Amplifier, Cab & Speakers' started by johnnyguitar, Apr 2, 2005.

  1. johnnyguitar

    johnnyguitar Long in the tooth Silver Supporting Member

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    I just got a 3 spring reverb unit for my Fender amp..way too much reverb..I'd like to remove a spring does it matter which one????
     
  2. Jon Silberman

    Jon Silberman 10Q Jerry & Dickey Gold Supporting Member

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    Yikes, I never heard of anyone removing a spring from a reverb unit before. Why don't you just turn it down?!
     
  3. Wakarusa

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    You're better served getting the proper "2 spring" (actually a 4-spring) tank. But if ya gotta chop, chop the middle one (pair) in your 3 (6) spring tank.

    There are quite a few people (particularly on FleaBay) touting the 6 spring tank as an upgrade for your Fender.

    Don't do it -- unless you're willing to mod the reverb circuit these tanks will have wayyy too much dwell. They work great in a reverb circuit with a dwell control though ;)

    PS: He can't turn it down because all his amp has is a mix control. The problem is the strength of the driving signal - fixed in most amps.
     
  4. johnnyguitar

    johnnyguitar Long in the tooth Silver Supporting Member

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    Thanks Todd..I took the middle one out and that helped me control it.a little better.I think I'm gonna order a 4 spring short delay from accutronic rather than the long delay....
     
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