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Old 12th November 2012, 09:20 AM   #51
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all them old retro fenders have awesome looking tolex lol it just helps assure you when plug in you get kick *** retro tone as well lol
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Old 12th November 2012, 09:22 AM   #52
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you got me wanting to hunt down an old bassman or DR now rofl
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Old 12th November 2012, 10:51 PM   #53
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saw the massa boggie tolex vid on u tube but the slap it on so quick ya can't pick up too many clues. and no slopped face. my chassis also is slopped. was going to put crhome corners on all top and bottom but there is the joint at the bottom of the face still uncovered maybe i shold have gone for flat first time out but its tooo late now.lol
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Old 13th November 2012, 04:49 AM   #54
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Got some sawdust in my eye, not working on the amp for now...

But since my output tubes were unmatched, someone (can't find the post) recommended instead of 6 6L6 i should put in 6 6550 and re-bias. Will the PI and driver handle that? Will it sound even more like an SVT? These transformers are enormous; so why is the SVT rated so much more? (180 for the super-twin, 300 for the SVT)
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Old 13th November 2012, 10:02 AM   #55
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6 6550 is like overkill from hell rofl you will get some massive headroom lol I say they would handle it knowing those trannys are more than likely very overspeced and monsters etc lol try it and see lol
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Old 13th November 2012, 10:05 AM   #56
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I would take 6l6 tone any day over 6550s I like em clean but I just don't like how 6550s break up, much prefer the KT88 equivalent
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Old 13th November 2012, 10:10 AM   #57
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not sure if the bias will let you get up high enough for 6550s and/they draw substantially more current so I hope that power tranny is a beast lol
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Old 13th November 2012, 12:52 PM   #58
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Overkill? Isn't that eactly what an SVT has? I've got to admit my affetion for the 6L6 too. But for bass, power is power.
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Old 13th November 2012, 02:26 PM   #59
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True
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Old 13th November 2012, 02:33 PM   #60
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I was forgetting it was a bass for a minute lol then yea 6550s would just sound even bigger lol
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