Suhr Corso....how did this not become a classic?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by rhinocaster, Feb 7, 2020.

  1. Szabo Wabo

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    I’m like you in that I prefer to ride the volume knob on my guitar as opposed to switching channels. It feels more natural and organic to me (for my playing, anyway). The Corso does this brilliantly. Part of why is that it has a relatively clean preamp and gets most of its gain from the power tubes. I was floored at how well it cleaned up when rolling the volume back. It’s really addictive once you start messing with the volume to get different tones out of the Corso and it’s really impressive what can be done with just that.

    How well it works in a band context unmic’d is something I can’t vouch for, but I’d say it’s worth a try. If it doesn’t work out, it’s really easy to sell it for at or near what you paid for it, so you’d just be out the time invested to try it. I think you’ll like it though.
     
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  2. rhinocaster

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    Totally...the Corso behaves like a big, responsive amp. I responds incredibly well to changes of volume input from the guitar. One of the things that makes it special!
     
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  3. jnovac1

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    ok, i’m in. ebayed today. thx, rhino!
     
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  4. rhinocaster

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    I hope you dig it as much as my friends and I do!
     
  5. jnovac1

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    arriving saturday. i rewired a todd sharp 2-12 to have independent jacks, like fred does @ d/13. one blue and one original reverend alltone 1250. so i can run either or both and keep the corso happy. we shall see. (we shall hear)...:)
     
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  6. jnovac1

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    the corso has landed. what a little piece of genius! it’s got the feel! @Jim Kelley and @Husky deserve yet another award!
     
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  7. rhinocaster

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    So you dig...:)

    I've had hangs with my blues friends, my classic rock friends and heavy rock friend and they're all blown away by the wee Suhr! Honestly, it's easily the most complete amp I've owned and the most authentic tonally across a wide range of styles.

    And it freakin' loud. ;)
     
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  8. jnovac1

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    deep and presence on, gain at 1:30-2:00, g&l sc-3. ‘bout perfect...
     
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  9. rhinocaster

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    The micro switches let you dial in what you dig with any cab too. I love how the mid switch is a gain boost too. I can get whatever I want.
     
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  10. jnovac1

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    jim kelley and others have pondered corso guts in a tweed deluxe combo format. i wonder which speaker @Husky would spec in this fantasy beast. popped the lid on mine and it is lovely through and through. jewel-like!
     
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  11. Soothsayer

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    You guys are fueling the hell out of my Corso Gas!
     
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  12. jnovac1

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    :aok:aok
     
  13. jnovac1

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    clean clip with celestion blue gain @11:00 deep and bright on, g&l legacy ditto looper catalinbread montavillian.

     
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    Can't watch. Video is set as private.
     

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