NAD! Jet City JCA22H!

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  1. Pwrmac7600

    Pwrmac7600 Premium Member

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    Yeah I want to hear how yours turned out! curious to see if you like yours as much as I like mine.
    Today will be the real test for mine. I haven't played it since last weekend. So now I will be listening to it on fresh ears. Lets see if I still love it. This will tell me if it was just honeymoon phase last weekend. lol

    As for the 800, I will hold off on that until I get everything squared away. BUT! I OWN AN 82 MARSHALL!!!!! HOW ****IN COOL IS THAT?!?!?!?!
     
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    Yeah those 800s are habit forming. Including yours I have had 5 of those pass through me..

    Regarding the Jet City.. I am sure it's going to be pretty dam good.. I'll put this one in my bedroom...

    I hope that you and I don't have a race seeing who sells it first.. anyone want first reserve dubs on mine? Figure I'll get a jump start...:cool:
     
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    So my BFG Jet City arrived today. After needing to fix a cutting out problem (loose tube) I hooked up my Aracom DAG and dimed the bad boy amp. No better way to stress test it... and stress test it got.. for hours.

    The sunset strip mod with MM transformer was glorious. So good in fact I never tried the clean channel. I found the best sounds for me had me rollin back the gain below 5.. Very touch sensitive and dynamic. I was telling a friend that this $750 amp was every bit as good and perhaps better then the $1500 Splawn I had earlier in the month. That was the amp that got kicked out of the house by my Marshall Studio 15

    So, how does the Jet City stand up against my Studio 15 you might ask...well, because I'm converting it to a head it's all apart. Direct comparison will come later in the week.

    It's a very very good amp. Brian at BFG knows his stuff and I'm very happy to have one of his creations. More on the amp later in the week

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    who needs clean anyway
     
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  5. Pwrmac7600

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    So I guess for now, you are keeping it?
    Now that I have recovered from my Shocking experience with my Marshall, tomorrow is the crank it and see how it sounds day!!!!:wow::hyper::thumbs:
     
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    Don't forget record me a clip of that sunset mod with max gain so I can hear how it sounds.
     
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    I like it.. It will be here awhile. Im glad I didn't get a heavier mod like you did. I'm very much a Marshall JMP/JCM tone lover instead of a Soldano/Diezel guy.. Probably the reason I love my Studio 15 so much. Of course there is quite a difference between EL84s in the Jet City and EL34s/6v6 of my Marshall.

    On aside note.. I think I should congratulate you.. You are the first guy I know that got a filter cap shock.. :wave:
     
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    lol it wasn't a filter cap. I figured out what it was, it was that honkin cap next to the bias trimmer. my finger touched the lead. my finger tip still stings a little. :D:D:D:hyper::drool:
     
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    Quite a difference between EL34's and EL84's is so true.Nothing like Marshall growl with those big bottles.
     
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    There is brother.. No question about it.. However, that said... This little 20 watt Jet city, blessed by BFG is addictive.. I have to say (and admit) that for sure... It has a tone to it that makes my Vaschenco Les Paul just kill.. And it can only get better bacause I have not started rolling some of my good preamp tubes into this puppy. Of course the stock cheap ass power tubes won't see much play time as I am already hunting for replacements.
     
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    The Honkin cap... Really...:cool:
     
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    Max gain? whats that? :hmm:

    I also want to add that having this Aracom attenuator has really enabled me to get tones I would otherwise only have imagined. To be able to dime any tube and and absorb that power in a place other then the speaker is a god sent.
     
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    Clipsssssssssssss :fingersx:
     
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    Yeah yeah... I'll get there.. :thumb:
     
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    Pictures are almost useless :laugh2: I wanna hear it!!!!:thumb:
     
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    If you stare at the picture really, really, hard you can almost hear it.:laugh2:
     
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    Wanting is a good thing my brother.. A very good thing.. What would life be without wanting... :thumb:
     
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    You want to talk about the hell of waiting? Brian told me that my amp is done last week. I am 30 minutes away, but I have family in town visiting, so I can't get down there to pick it up until at least next weekend....

    It's killing me, i tell ya'!
     
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    Take the family with, make it a outing. Lol
     
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