NAD Crate VC30

Discussion in 'Glowing Bottle Tube Amp Forum' started by Strato50, Jul 7, 2020.

  1. Strato50

    Strato50 Tele-Afflicted

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    Got this in a trade for a guitar I don’t use. I’m totally blown away. The clean channel sounds like a Blackface Fender. It just got all new JJs. I think it’s an Eminence Legend speaker sounds fantastic. Has a few scratchy pots I need to clean. He even threw in an amp stand. I remember these amps and never paid any attention to them. They are really good amps. The dirty channel is not too good. Anyone do any tube rolling in V1? Does it affect channel 2 as well. Might try a 5751 to see. All in all I’m impressed. It’s a loud little thing as well.
     

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  2. naveed211

    naveed211 Tele-Afflicted

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    Nice! Those old Crates have really nice cleans for sure.

    Only played a few, never owned, so can’t speak to the tube replacement idea. I agree the drive channel is pretty terrible as I recall. Could make for a great pedal platform in any case.
     
  3. rangercaster

    rangercaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    I've owned a few Crates . ..

    Never an issue ...

    Sounded fine to me !!!
     
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    Very :cool: Enjoy!
     
  5. GearJammer93

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    I have the same amp and i love the cleans also.

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