mark series 6 way mod

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mark series 6 way mod

Post by okstrat » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:14 pm

My pal Ray Hankinson wanted a three way switch on his mark series module. No problem, but I wanted to give him a little more flexibility. So... I came up with the Six Way Ray Mod. :)

There is a three way switch for voicing, AND a push pull. the Push pull affects the tone also, so you get 3x2 = 6 voicing modes. And it keeps the two originals (pulled out and center, and pulled out and up are stock).

So... 6 way madness. Here's a clip from a camcorder... of course it sounds better in person, but you can hear the mesa grind on the clip and also the differences in tone. It can be subtle on the push pull, but one setting accentuates upper harmonics and the other is a slightly deeper one.

Ray, after it gets totally burned in it is headed out, thanks for your patience.

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Post by slashnstrings » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:50 pm

That sounds really great even on your cam. I think I like the switch in the center and the master pushed in as my favorite setting you played with, has that scooped crunch yummy... :mrgreen:

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Post by crankyrayhanky » Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:17 am

:shock: :shock: :shock:

It was awesome before, this will be over the top greatness...
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Post by JKD » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:05 am

LOL...that's insane...there are about a million variations in tone with just 3-ways and the tone controls...now x2 :twisted:
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Post by okstrat » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:10 am

thanks guys. If you dig scoop, that was with the mids at half and I didn't dime the gain either. with the mids cut and some of the settings there's enough scoopage to outscoop any scoop on a scooped graphic EQ on a scooped mesa boogie. :D *cough* scoop.

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Post by JKD » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:20 am

I just love how I can nail almost all of Metallica's tones in one module :D
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Post by Jethro » Fri Jan 15, 2010 6:03 am

Wow, that's what I'm talkin' about right there!

Pete, ya ready for my Ultra Lead yet? :D :D :D

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Post by Smokey » Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:07 am

Pete you are a f'n mad scientist! Love your work! Fantastic tones. Cheers

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Post by JKMV12 » Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:21 am

sounds incredible. i have the ultra lead, just need the money for the mod. won't be for a while though. after my experience with the 1087, i know that i will love this mod. can't wait to hear more.
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Post by crankyrayhanky » Sat Feb 27, 2010 1:59 am

I've had the Mark for a bit now, very impressive....the lead tones are especially inspiring. So many options, so much to tweak....I'll get a clip up soon

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Post by Mattfig » Thu Aug 19, 2010 5:10 pm

Alright! Pete is currently whipping one of these bad mofos up for me!!! Can't wait!
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Post by JKD » Thu Aug 19, 2010 5:27 pm

I love these..'only' have the 3-way but the tone from 'em is just so musical.
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Post by mfshockey » Thu Aug 19, 2010 5:33 pm

I'm the current owner of Ray's original 6 way module and it is amazing. However, it may be on the block soon so someone else may get a chance to experience Mark heaven :) :(
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Post by kylendm » Thu Aug 19, 2010 5:44 pm

Matt, do you own a money printer or something? :lol:
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Post by Mattfig » Thu Aug 19, 2010 6:18 pm

:lol: No money printer...Just keep unloading more of my old amp gear and Craigslist has produced some nice buyers as of late...Believe me, almost dry but all IN with MTS...I'm certain that this is the tonal road I'll be on for the next decade or more...I think I have some of the best of everything and my studio directly benefits as well- although it's mainly private....Unless I get a few unexpected ASCAP payouts I'm down to having a full 12 modules that I am into and have tried many of the rest...It's trade or nothing for me now...Unless a real steal comes along....: :twisted: Pete mods are among those I now desire...I have a couple, but you know how that goes...And I can't believe I sold my 1087....GAS GAS GAS....

Can't wait to get this full on Mark Series beast back from Pete! That is, if he's even received the donor module yet :) I tend to get ahead of myself.... :D

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I apparently use far too many of those emoticons...How dorky....I apologize....
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