Thinking about a complement of amps.

Lou Tencodpees

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I have 3 and use my Avid Eleven Rack most of the time. The one amp I can't get out of my head is a Vintage Sound 15. I really, really want one.
 

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I am too late in life to go jumping up and down on stage, maybe just plat in someone's basement. So no need for a 100 watt Marshall. Mind you a 6V6 20W one might be in the cards, a 2203/4 might be interesting in a 12" combo. Not quite there as compared to a sealed back 4x12 but if need be a cab of the sort can be arranged. An open back 4x10, there is a maybe there also. Switch out the first stage of the Marshall lookalike and be in a Bassman territory.

But then home just for fun amps, maybe a Princeton reverb or a BF/Tweed Champ could scratch that itch. Just because, maybe make a pre-war Gibson or the like with Paraphase inverter Class A amp with field coil speaker. I have a few 6F6G's, just to get that vintage vibe. A snotty line powered practice amp (with isolating power transformer) might be going down a road too far. Or is it? Running at 180V with lower voltage tubes and a SE output transformer to get a raw type of sound. Maybe a 6AU6 and 50L6?

What else? Not sure.
Those are all great choices. To scratch the Marshall itch, how's about 20 watt Marshall Sliver Jubilee combo reissue.
 

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There is no better home amp than a Peavey Bravo.
Fender tone - Check
Marshall tone- Check
Extreme gain - Check
Takes pedals well - Check
Doesn't break the bank - Check
Loud enough to play with a drummer - Check
 

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There is no better home amp than a Peavey Bravo.
Fender tone - Check
Marshall tone- Check
Extreme gain - Check
Takes pedals well - Check
Doesn't break the bank - Check
Loud enough to play with a drummer - Check

Not too impressed with the people playing the amp online. Only one I heard bothered with the cleaner sound to any extent. Even that I was not blown over. Other than the high gain that I am not interested in I do not see it as being much more than their Classic 20. Which was not a bad amp on its own.
 

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Here's my two mellowing-old-man amps. Picked them up just in the last year and a half. Supro 1606 Super reissue and a '90s Mesa Boogie Subway Rocket. Probably could have spent the money on something more important or saved it for retirement but I am so happy with them.

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Here's my two mellowing-old-man amps. Picked them up just in the last year and a half. Supro 1606 Super reissue and a '90s Mesa Boogie Subway Rocket. Probably could have spent the money on something more important or saved it for retirement but I am so happy with them.

I can see how the two can cover a lot of ground.
 

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Unless I missed something (think I got it right) a Plexi circuit that changes into a 2203/4 Marshall. Shoot, flipped channels. Have to fix that

Think I got it. Another set of eyes would be appreciated.

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OK, this will be a little complicated to build. Two channel amp, one side Marshall 2204, the other channel 5E3 or Blackface. Going into a Long Tailed Pair inverter with fixed bias or a Paraphase inverter with cathode bias. The Paraphase with the 5E3 (actually 5B3 I guess) to give it the Tweed lose sound. Using dual 1M pots for the 5E3 and Blackface modes, the capacitors and resistors adjusted for the pots.

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I am too late in life to go jumping up and down on stage, maybe just plat in someone's basement. So no need for a 100 watt Marshall. Mind you a 6V6 20W one might be in the cards, a 2203/4 might be interesting in a 12" combo. Not quite there as compared to a sealed back 4x12 but if need be a cab of the sort can be arranged. An open back 4x10, there is a maybe there also. Switch out the first stage of the Marshall lookalike and be in a Bassman territory.

But then home just for fun amps, maybe a Princeton reverb or a BF/Tweed Champ could scratch that itch. Just because, maybe make a pre-war Gibson or the like with Paraphase inverter Class A amp with field coil speaker. I have a few 6F6G's, just to get that vintage vibe. A snotty line powered practice amp (with isolating power transformer) might be going down a road too far. Or is it? Running at 180V with lower voltage tubes and a SE output transformer to get a raw type of sound. Maybe a 6AU6 and 50L6?

What else? Not sure.
Compliments to you for correct use of the word "complement."
 




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