Joined: 02 Oct 2013 Posts: 118 Location: PERTH Australia
Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 8:33 am Post subject:
Jaded Faith wrote:
I am glad to see the Blackout made the list...we went through about three runs of tweaks on a grail donor until we nailed it. The faceplate is a huge improvement over my rugged dremeled-out grail plate. Now its back on my list of absolutely gonna buy as soon as I get a chance.
It's actually redesigned and improved. Every one of the new releases are a completely fresh design from the ground up.
hey Rob whats the difference with ya new blackout compared to the old one _________________ RM100,Randall XL 4x12 Genz Benz Gflex 2x12
JADED FAITH Ubersonic VOODOO MODS recto JEFF HILLIGAN Scorch, EGNATER Plexi,GIGMODS Mark
Joined: 13 May 2012 Posts: 1080 Location: Beacon, NY
Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:00 am Post subject:
I think Rob captured the essence of these amps, while getting rid of some of the junky and farty aspects of their tone that has kept me away from these styles in the past. Other hits for me were the MKC+ and the J-Plex. I left him my plexi module as a donor and placed my order for a Superpro. Rob commented on how my face lit up when he dialed in the Superpro.
on vintage amps it's often the 'farty' aspect of the sound that IS the character of that amp. If you remove the character in preference of a cleaner or tighter sound, refined....then you have yourself an entirely different experience.
For me it's the grunt and dirtiness that makes a vintage amp
I'm certainly not saying these new mods are not wonderful, I'm absolutely sure that they are. I'm just talking about vintage amps..... _________________ RM22, RM50, RM4+RT2/50.
CrazyNuts' Dirty Sanchez, Salvation: DuoPlex, Selma, Supra, custom Twinface
SG, LP Std., Strat
I can't decide between JF's Super Clean, 5F6JFM: Fender 5F6 Bassman or Twintone: Fender Twin Reverb for a clean module. I like the sound of Robs creation and the fact that it will distort slightly with gain at 10. Anybody got any advice? _________________ RM50, RM100, Salvation Mods Shiver, Benzin, Loneclean, Mamba, Stock Clean Module, Jaded Faith Numbnutz, Stein+
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