Dirty Sanchez MTS mod based on Dirty Shirley

MTS module area including module modifications

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Post by blacksun » Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:55 pm

Such a great thread, very much appreciated. Inspired me to start doing some soldering as well. Thanks Crazynuts!!

BTW, what circuit do you use for clean sounds, any specific mods there? Would it be possible to build a true fender AB763 preamp circuit using the mts layout?
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Post by CrazyNutz » Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:46 am

Awesome, you are welcome.

I have only one clean MTS module, and its the "clean" module. So far I have not spent much time on it. I have however replaced all the film caps with orange drop 716p caps. That made a nice improvement. At some point I will sketch out the schematic so I can know what I'm working with.

As far as AB763 preamp, yes most likely (minus reverb and such), I suspect the Deluxe module is pretty much this.
blacksun wrote:Such a great thread, very much appreciated. Inspired me to start doing some soldering as well. Thanks Crazynuts!!

BTW, what circuit do you use for clean sounds, any specific mods there? Would it be possible to build a true fender AB763 preamp circuit using the mts layout?

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Post by blacksun » Sun Nov 13, 2016 1:55 pm

I'm trying to find the time to do some modding and let there be yet another Dirty Sanchez monster! Which donors would be most suitable to start out from?

This pic is from Anthony's site www.salvationaudio.com and it does almost imply that most of the gainier modules are built based on the same architecture.
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If there is a common module architecture for randall modules (with the exception of grail, treadplate, recto/rectified, xtc, blackface/deluxe/kh1) could you, if you find the time that is, point out which components to go where?

I could also of course take a pic of a donor..

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Post by CrazyNutz » Tue Nov 15, 2016 8:12 am

you can use any of those except the last four columns.
SL+ being the best choice.

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Post by JKD » Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:35 am

Great to have another fan of the platform with killer modding skills! \m/
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Post by Gunsling3r » Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:41 pm

Great work there Mr. nutz!!

Can't afford to send anything to Salvation or Jaded right now, I think I am going to play with a plexi module I have laying around and put the Metroamp/Friedman specs for Ed's amp in it and see what we get, I modded a old marshall a friend had with those specs and I really like that amp, chewy with a lot of spank on the top end.

Great to see MTS living on.

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Post by withmittens » Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:06 pm

Wondering how this went for everyone. I love mine but have set it aside lately for something with more bass response. The mids on this DS is great but needed that beef Marshall sound.

I wonder if anyone made any tweaks to the DS to get more bass, or anything else for that matter.
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Post by CrazyNutz » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:37 pm

withmittens wrote:Wondering how this went for everyone. I love mine but have set it aside lately for something with more bass response. The mids on this DS is great but needed that beef Marshall sound.

I wonder if anyone made any tweaks to the DS to get more bass, or anything else for that matter.
replace c3 with a 0.0047uf (or just tack another 0.0022uf to the existing one)
see if that gets you where you want to be.

I'll revisit my DS soon, have several projects going at once right now.

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Post by djahm » Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:01 am

hey CrazyNuts. I am finally getting round to doing this and the HBE mods.

Could you please re-up the photos if you can? they don't seem to be displaying anymore.

Thanks!

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Post by CrazyNutz » Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:36 pm

djahm wrote:hey CrazyNuts. I am finally getting round to doing this and the HBE mods.

Could you please re-up the photos if you can? they don't seem to be displaying anymore.

Thanks!
Yes, i'll have to find them

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Post by CrazyNutz » Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:54 pm

Here is my V2 of the HBE

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Post by djahm » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:07 am

Thanks! I'll do the C45 switch as well, but I can handle that with the info already posted.

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Post by JKD » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:29 am

djahm wrote:Thanks! I'll do the C45 switch as well, but I can handle that with the info already posted.
The C45/HBE combo is one of the greatest modded Marshall things ever put out...

I had a Dual Egnater modded by Dave one time with that combo on Ch A/B.....one of those modules I should never have given up.
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Post by CrazyNutz » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:20 am

Here is my V3 with the gain pot relocated to the correct location. This is how the actual BE100 is wired.

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Post by withmittens » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:38 am

CrazyNutz wrote: replace c3 with a 0.0047uf (or just tack another 0.0022uf to the existing one)
see if that gets you where you want to be.

I'll revisit my DS soon, have several projects going at once right now.
Yes, this worked great, thanks. warmth and beef is present but still defined and can be dialed out to more mid hump. much better
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