playingdead wrote:The Bolt and the Irwin guitars are wired identically ... the Bolt sounds thinner on the recordings because they got rid of the power amp speakers and went direct from the Trio to the PA.
tigerstrat wrote:So I switched my tone control (Super II + JB Jr., Waldo's TUGB, 25k vol pot)) from a 500k + .047 to a 250k + .047 cap (the cap is nothing special, a silvery-coated polyfilm type that was leftover from my Boss SD-1 mod). This has wayyyyyy smoothed out the threshold and made more of the rotation usable. I don't think it's removed any treble detail. Liking it! Really starting to get into the itch to try out some premium tone caps, like silver mica, Mallory, etc.
tigerstrat wrote: Really starting to get into the itch to try out some premium tone caps, like silver mica, Mallory, etc.
tigerstrat wrote:tigerstrat wrote:Forgot to mention, the "250k" pot actually measured 320k (over 25% off!), and it is one of the original pots that came in the Strat. But 320k happens to work great for my setup.
DenverEd wrote:I bought a used 65 reissue. What is the deal with the JBL E120 speakers? Will this amp really sound better with these? It looks like there are discontinued in any event. How much should I be paying for a used pair? Do I need the 8 ohm or 16 ohm versions?
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