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Old 16th May 2010, 08:55 PM   #1
skynyrdfan is offline skynyrdfan
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I was wondering if anyone had any modification info on this amp to make the tone stack more effective, and get better distortion out of it? Also possibly adding a master volume to it, I have a schematic if anyone needs it for reference.
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Old 17th May 2010, 12:42 PM   #2
Racket Scientist is offline Racket Scientist  United States
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I've posted a couple of ideas on "The Gear Page" forum about modding Peaveys that might be of interest; if you can't do a search there I could possibly dig up the links. Bottom line in my experience is that I can only mod the distortion to sound "somewhat better", and so I'd generally just leave it off and use a pedal. My approach was basically to apply some of the mods borrowed from those who mod diode distortion circuits (like Tube Screamers) and apply those to the Peavey distortion circuit. As far as the tone stack goes, it would just depend on what you're trying to accomplish. Thats a beast of an amp.
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Old 3rd July 2010, 12:37 PM   #3
skynyrdfan is offline skynyrdfan
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I need a new tone pot for the bridge, that has started acting up but here she is after I did some mods.
YouTube - soundcheck1.wmv
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Old 12th March 2012, 09:40 PM   #4
joebags is offline joebags  Ireland
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Hi Skynyrdfan

I have one of these in for repair. Would you mind if got the schematics off you?
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Old 13th March 2012, 12:22 AM   #5
Enzo is offline Enzo  United States
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Just contact customer service at Peavey, and they will send it to you.
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