I have the master vol/tone thing a try. Not to hard to change if you’re used to soldering. Just move a couple wires really.
anyway, wow the middle position is so good this way. Less loading for sure and you can hear it. Sounds like a little thicker version of the bridge pickup but just as...
I thought I’d share some interesting info on fender amps for general internet knowledge and posterity and to counter a common myth I’ve heard for decades.
This is info I got from a very pleasant and interesting phone call I had about a year ago with amp legend Bob Rissi (Fender amp...
I might try this.
A master vol/tone setup would give you less loading when you have both pickups on. That position always sounds a little dull to me, and that would help.
maybe part of why ol les did it.
Inefficient speakers are the best sounding way to make an amp more usable, IMO.
The difference between a 100db speaker and 94db is huge. It’ll let you turn your volume up about two numbers for the same volume level out front.
that’s often enough to get some hair on the amp and have it sound...
The greatest jazz sound I’ve ever heard is from the early ampeg combos. Mercury, Gemini, reverberocket, etc. man! They were made to go with arch tops and you can hear it. so good!
there’s a reason they were THE amp for the east coast jazz heavies.
and I second the opinion above that poly tones...
I started this thread mostly tongue in cheek (though it’s true I don’t prefer strats myself) for a fun discussion.
I understand strats have their place.
I’ll share this:
I started on a strat inspired by jimi. When I was at berklee, the classes had the students all sit in a little circle with...