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I love DSL's. They generate a good amount of repair income.
TSL's are even better.
They do sound great when they are working, I have to say.
Champs (Single output tube models) are true Class A.
I had a real one from the mid 60's. I really wanted to like it.
Tried different preamp and...
Well, Danny Gatton used his and was also derided for it.
His response: "well, since I do HAVE a thumb....."
It never worked for me, but there are...
The ONE to rule them all: Danny Gatton.
The Humbler himself.
If I had $1000 and was in the market for a great amp, AND I was planning to gig with it (important qualifier) then:
#1 Find a used SF Vibrolux...
"Just my opinion but I wouldn't trade the worst Twin I've ever heard for the best Boogie in the world."
Man, that is true Gospel. That Twin is a...
Curves equal interest. I like it.
Should be a standard feature.
And thanks by the way... now I have to dig out all of my Tele's and check each...
One last thing.
Danny Gatton referred to the venerable Telecaster as the Stradavarius of electric guitars.
He played Les Pauls in his early days....
Every LP I have ever played felt like a concrete block with a neck attached.
Added to the fact that they all sound muddy to me (except a very old...
For me, there were 3 major Tipping Points:
1. Understanding the Cycle of 5ths and how it's used and applied.
2. Practicing scales in Triplets....
The only crazy thing was waiting this long... congrats on the acquisition.
You got a great guitar at a great price. Those pickups alone are worth more than half of the price.
6100's all the way. Stainless Steel if possible.
Wow, a pair of EV SRO's in a twin. That poor handle.....
Stolen from my Van in Albuquerque 1980, a guitar passed on to me by my brother. Tiesco Spectrum 5. Still hurts.
Danny Gatton, 88 Elmira Street
SRV - Everything.
Glen Campbell and Jerry Reed.
And 100% agree regarding Vince Gill. Yeow.
I actually like the UL's to use them as a base for a custom Twin Reverb circuit that I came up with. (that CL one is pretty ugly for the asking...
It's all a matter of taste.
Danny Gatton is the King of everything guitar as far as I'm concerned, but others will not agree.
Danny could do it...
Working at the local Music Shop, and unboxed a MIJ 62 RI Tele, CandyApple Red.
Played that thing every day I went to work. That particular guitar...
Three Dog Night. 1990-something.
Ted Weber, God rest his soul, advised me this when I was learning reconing from him:
1. First examine the buzzy one and see if a simple repair...
As long as the backline consists of a Twin Reverb, I am OK with backline amps.
Have had bad or unacceptable experiences with everything else....
All of my "Strat" type guitars have been modded with the blender mod:
Mesa Studio .22. Super sweet little thing.
The Holy Grail for me would be a Dumble Steel String Singer.