Originally Posted by tubeswell
How have you got the vol controls set? On a 5E3, the vol controls are interactive, and if you are only plugged into one channel, then the optimum loudness is to have that channel's vol dimed, and the other channel's volume set to about 1/2 to 2/3 of maximum.
I have gone through the volume controls in many ways including what you have described. I am used to the interactivity and the tone control works as it should compared to what others report. Still no grit.