JST OD100 SH with 3+SE lead channel

Steve Snider

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Today I stopped in at Suhr's to pick up my modded JST OD100 SH with the 3+SE Lead channel and I must say it is beyond belief. By far the best amp I have ever played and much better in the lead channel and I thought it was great before. THe clean tones are same as they were(AWESOME) the lead tones are fatter, punchier, fuller across the tonal range and have more gain. With a Suhr strat tonight, I have gotten the most incredible single coil high gain tones with a sweetness and a thickness that has eluded me from every amp I have played. Super responsive and amazingly tweakable, this is the ultimate amp for me.


Thanks to John and staff for creating such great stuff!! I could not be happier.
 

SQUAREHEAD

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4am....Can't sleep.
Get online-- and this!
You're bad, Steve.
You know SS... I have to get one.


Kw:(
 

SQUAREHEAD

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Originally posted by Steve Snider
Today I stopped in at Suhr's to pick up my modded JST OD100 SH with the 3+SE Lead channel and I must say it is beyond belief. By far the best amp I have ever played and much better in the lead channel and I thought it was great before. THe clean tones are same as they were(AWESOME) the lead tones are fatter, punchier, fuller across the tonal range and have more gain. With a Suhr strat tonight, I have gotten the most incredible single coil high gain tones with a sweetness and a thickness that has eluded me from every amp I have played. Super responsive and amazingly tweakable, this is the ultimate amp for me.


Thanks to John and staff for creating such great stuff!! I could not be happier.
So SS ... You are "more" pleased now?
Wow!
I hate you.

keith:(
 

shoe

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Hey Steve.....I told you so!!!!! :D

Congrats bro! Welcome to the 3+SE OD100 club!

So what cab (and with what speakes) are you playing her through now?
 

Steve Snider

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Originally posted by SQUAREHEAD
So SS ... You are "more" pleased now?
Wow!
I hate you.

keith:(
Oh yes!! I am much more pleased. The amp is now exactly what I have been looking for.

I also tried out Suhrs new noisless single coil system and it is amazing as well.

Love that guy!
 

SQUAREHEAD

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Originally posted by Steve Snider
Oh yes!! I am much more pleased. The amp is now exactly what I have been looking for.

I also tried out Suhrs new noisless single coil system and it is amazing as well.

Love that guy!

Great!!!
Check your email.
Or your pm's...

;)
 

Steve Snider

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Originally posted by shoe
Hey Steve.....I told you so!!!!! :D

Congrats bro! Welcome to the 3+SE OD100 club!

So what cab (and with what speakes) are you playing her through now?
Wow!! You were so right!! MAJOR difference. I love it. My bandmate got his back from John last week and had the SE mod done as well. He could not believe how good it sounded and how major the change was. I could not be happier.

Been playing it at Suhrs with GBS, then at Tone Merchants (thanks Ed) with GBs and a V30 loaded Cornford cab, then later through my Bogner 1X12 with V30 and when I get home it will be an assortment of cabs but probably mostly a Bogner V30 2X12 and Bogner 4X12 with Hs and V30s.
 

Steve Snider

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Originally posted by SQUAREHEAD
Great!!!
Check your email.
Or your pm's...

;)
Wish I could. I am not able to access my email right now, should be able to later today when I get back to my hotel.
 

SQUAREHEAD

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Originally posted by Steve Snider
Wish I could. I am not able to access my email right now, should be able to later today when I get back to my hotel.
Do you have the OD100 set up in your hotel room?;)

I want a phone demo!

:) Bad timing??


LOL
Keith;)
 

Steve Snider

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Originally posted by SQUAREHEAD
Do you have the OD100 set up in your hotel room?;)

I want a phone demo!

:) Bad timing??


LOL
Keith;)
I do!!! And the room is rockin! I will email you when I get back to my room.
 

SQUAREHEAD

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Originally posted by Steve Snider
I do!!! And the room is rockin! I will email you when I get back to my room.
You have it in the hotel room?!
You pull'n my leg?
They must love you there! :)

wow...

kw
 

Guitar James

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Originally posted by SQUAREHEAD
You have it in the hotel room?!
You pull'n my leg?
They must love you there! :)

wow...

kw
Snider rocks:dude
Anyone who cranks it up in a Hotel room is Kewl in my books.
Tell the neighbours to watch out for flying tv's coz Snider is in the house! Rock and roll:D
 

Steve Snider

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Originally posted by Guitar James
Snider rocks:dude
Anyone who cranks it up in a Hotel room is Kewl in my books.
Tell the neighbours to watch out for flying tv's coz Snider is in the house! Rock and roll:D
I am a freak, what can I say? Atleast this trip I limited the cabs to a single 1X12.:D
 

Guitar James

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Originally posted by Steve Snider
I am a freak, what can I say? Atleast this trip I limited the cabs to a single 1X12.:D
Only a 1x12!!:mad:

And there was me thinking you were in the lobby with a full stack:D
 
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Let's not get too excited for the moment, and give Steve a chance
to live with this amp for a while. In a few weeks we should revisit
Steve and the OD100 and see where he is at with it. My
personal feeling is that this is the amp for Steve and I would
bet big $$$ that several other channel switchers currently in
his possession get tossed to the curb.

The OD100 always had one of the best clean to gritty channels
of any channel switcher. If they have indeed sorted out the drive
channel, this will be a big winner for many players.

I prefer single channel amps with amp and cab swithing systems,
but I live in the studio. For a gigging musician, a channel
switching amp can be an essential tool especially for someone
who prefers amp distortion over pedal distortion.
 

Steve Snider

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Originally posted by CliffC
Let's not get too excited for the moment, and give Steve a chance
to live with this amp for a while. In a few weeks we should revisit
Steve and the OD100 and see where he is at with it. My
personal feeling is that this is the amp for Steve and I would
bet big $$$ that several other channel switchers currently in
his possession get tossed to the curb.

The OD100 always had one of the best clean to gritty channels
of any channel switcher. If they have indeed sorted out the drive
channel, this will be a big winner for many players.

I prefer single channel amps with amp and cab swithing systems,
but I live in the studio. For a gigging musician, a channel
switching amp can be an essential tool especially for someone
who prefers amp distortion over pedal distortion.
I am not tossing anything to the curb-before I get home anyway!
 
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Repeat to self:
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ARRGGG. I want one so bad I can't stand it much longer!!!!!

Curse you SS. :D

Peace,
Duffy
 

SQUAREHEAD

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So... what you are saying, John, is that the SE+ modded OD100 will have a ton of gain in channel 2...?
So, can you still dial the gain down on the front of the amp (ch#2) and then goose the boost trim control for a MEGA gain solo channel?
Or... am I way off?
I guess I'm asking "how" it would differ from the stock SH OD100?

More gain "available"? ...but you could still back it down to get the stock tone?
Keith:confused:
 

cocheese

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Congrats on the amp Steve. Sounds like you got a winner there.

I was just listening to Scott Henderson's "Tore Down House" the other day (Thanks to Fantom1) when I realized that the tone on the title cut is probably one of, if not the best Strat tones I've ever heard! It has all the right blends of all the frequencies, cuts like crazy when he digs in, and mellows out when he lightens up. That's the OD100, right? :)
 




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