Rusty the Scoob wrote:These Rocktron power amps are interesting, but I'm still hoping for an SMS Power Amp... preferably with exactly the right wattage to drive one 8 ohm D140.
Chuckles wrote:Kadlecik has stated on numerous occasions that he gets that light Jerry-style clipping by overdriving the preamp slightly. It makes all the sense in the world for him to use a transparent power amp with no controls other than volume.
unnbrokenchain wrote:the QSC is closer to a Mac than the Rocktron. For me though I'd prefer the Rocktron. It seems very cool to have a solid state power amp which can emulate a tube amp if needed.
eric wrote:How come no discussion of John K's H&k Blues master. I wonder how long he's been using it and how tweaked out it is. A 5 watt pre if I'm right? Any body have any experience with these? I mean you could rock this and a QSC for under 500 bones! Saw him at the Gathering of the Vibes this summer, and just got my 5th row tix for the DCU center, he has some serious "sweet" tone going on right now !!!
Chutley wrote:I thought it was somewhat interesting that John didn't feel the need to go with the "pre-LED" or script versions of the Distortion+ and Phase 100. I use an OD-2R now, and was thinking of looking for a script, or at least pre-LED Distortion +, just for a "Jerry-like" overdrive tone comparison. Might save some bucks and try a new model Distortion+ now, seeing (and hearing) that it works nicely for John....
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