mijknahs wrote:If you love the way your Bandmaster sounds now, it will sound different when you preamp it to the McIntosh with the JBLs. You might prefer the "old" sound of the Bandmaster if that's what you're used to.
You will sound more '80's than early '70's with the McIntosh and JBLs.
mgbills wrote:What is John K using? I saw a thread (now buried in my brain & on this site) where he discusses the Electro Harmonix LPB-1. Sounds right by description, but is that the group thought on how he clips? I've seen DSO 50-75 times on the Left Coast, and his tone is pretty damn good.
paulkogut wrote:A lot of jazz players who do the preamp/poweramp thing use a Walter Woods for the power section. (John Abercrombie, Steve Khan, Jim Hall). It seems to me it would work in a Jerry rig, too. They can be pricey new, but you never know when you'll run across one on the second hand market. I've been using mine with Brad Sarno's pre and am really happy with my sound. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYueQKxUULI
Good luck in your tone quest.
SarnoMusicSolutions wrote:I believe John K's power amp of choice has been the QSC GX5. Not positive, but I think so.
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