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Mesa Amp

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Jarrod C, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. Jarrod C

    Jarrod C Member

    Mar 7, 2018
    I'm looking to get a Mesa Boogie! I've been eyeing the Rectoverb 25 but I'm not sure if I'd be better off getting a full on Dual Rectifier. I'll be playing a lot of Tool and Post-Metal kinda stuff. For home use, do you think the ROV25 would be the best option out of what Mess has to offer?
  2. HugoTheCat

    HugoTheCat Member

    Feb 1, 2018
    A great boogie to get is a DC-5.

    The hidden gem. One channel is a Single Rectifier and the other one was designed off the first boogie from the 70’s.
  3. mikemjr12

    mikemjr12 Member

    May 21, 2018
    Rhode Island
    Since you're going for home use, yeah I'd probably go with the rectoverb 25. You can switch it down to 10 watts and jam out. Otherwise the volume/gain balance could be tough.
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  4. DGTCrazy

    DGTCrazy Moderator de Emporio Staff Member

    Aug 13, 2010
    Petaluma, CA
    Actually, if it were me, I'd get the Mini Rectifier. The Rectoverb doesn't seem to achieve the same amount of distortion levels as the Mini, nor is it as socially pleasing from Clean to Mean for lack of a better term. Since the Mini has an FX Loop, you can always run a Reverb and Delay that way. But as I always suggest, try to find a local music store that carries Mesa products and demo them yourself, listen to YouTube clips, read reviews and let you own judgement make the decision. Good luck!
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  5. Al Rose

    Al Rose Silver Supporting Member

    May 1, 2012
    Melbourne, FL
    I agree. While Mesa says the amps are identical, I've played both side-by-side and I think the Mini Rectifier has more gain and is a tick more aggressive.


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