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How to Fatten Up Tone on a PRRI

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by Pancho Villa, Mar 6, 2020.

  1. Ricky D.

    Ricky D. Doctor of Teleocity

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    I'm guessing you are playing that DRRI at GC louder than you are playing your Princeton at home.

    I'm also guessing that you are looking for thicker/fatter clean tones, not overdrive. That's a frequency response thing.

    You can change your frequency response with a speaker swap, but that comes with a significant sunk cost and there's no way to tweak the results. I suggest you get an inexpensive graphic EQ pedal and push up your lows and mids. Might be all you need.
     
  2. slauson slim

    slauson slim Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter

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    EQ pedal.
     
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    Change the 'mid resistor' in the tonestack, to take out some of the mid scoop. It will increase both gain, and mids and fatten the amp up.
     
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  5. charlie chitlin

    charlie chitlin Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Delay pedal!
    Repeats off.
    Turn the time down until you just stop hearing the 2nd note hit.
    Fat City.
     
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    The easiest and cheapest way to do it would be to push the volume on the amp and roll back the volume on your guitar.
     
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    Yup, made it myself :)
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  8. Shuster

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    thiubp.jpg Just feed your Amp this a few of times a week,,, bam Fat Tone:D
     
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    I know this is another 'can-o-worms' - but a compressor would be a great way to fatten the sound and add a perceived sense of volume. Something like the the Keely GC-2 would have minimal coloration.
     
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    Attenuator or eq pedal. Speaker swaps aren't going to save you playing that in an apartment.
     
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    Attenuators
    when someone talks about them this video comes to mind...
    A v-verb and a hot plate...
    Fatter than a ?!..,!?’




     
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