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 #69930  by Phil Zone
 Sat Dec 12, 2009 1:40 pm
Thanks for all the nice compliments!
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 #69931  by Phil Zone
 Sat Dec 12, 2009 1:42 pm
A few more...
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 #69934  by mijknahs
 Sat Dec 12, 2009 2:56 pm
Wow. What a great Bob guitar. Just need an IVP preamp, a good power amp and some Gauss speakers.
 #69940  by jackr
 Sat Dec 12, 2009 4:55 pm
Nice, congrats!
I have to find out what all those toggles do!
 #69959  by strumminsix
 Sun Dec 13, 2009 12:33 pm
Awesome! Congrats!
mijknahs wrote:Wow. What a great Bob guitar. Just need an IVP preamp, a good power amp and some Gauss speakers.
Please don't make that mistake. I owned an IVP and never was happy with my tone. Gauss speakers on the other hand sound great, IMO.
 #69964  by mijknahs
 Sun Dec 13, 2009 4:48 pm
strumminsix wrote:Awesome! Congrats!
mijknahs wrote:Wow. What a great Bob guitar. Just need an IVP preamp, a good power amp and some Gauss speakers.
Please don't make that mistake. I owned an IVP and never was happy with my tone. Gauss speakers on the other hand sound great, IMO.
I've owned 2 IVP preamps and they get a great Bobby tone IMO. I sold them both to 2 different Bobby players and they both are happy and sound great with them. Very late 70's/early 80's sound. But it is hard to dial in that EQ.

Jim
 #69968  by Phil Zone
 Sun Dec 13, 2009 10:44 pm
My practice amp is a good 'ol DRRI with a Tone Tubby :D . I had a vintage Twin but got rid of it. Simply too much volume :? . You need to hit at least 6 before the true tone of a Twin kicks in, but with 2 12's at that volume it's just too much for most rooms. Love the DRRI! Can handle anything from practice to 600 person venue maybe more. Not to mention its WAY easier to carry than a Twin. :smile:
 #69969  by strumminsix
 Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:17 am
mijknahs wrote:
strumminsix wrote:Awesome! Congrats!
mijknahs wrote:Wow. What a great Bob guitar. Just need an IVP preamp, a good power amp and some Gauss speakers.
Please don't make that mistake. I owned an IVP and never was happy with my tone. Gauss speakers on the other hand sound great, IMO.
I've owned 2 IVP preamps and they get a great Bobby tone IMO. I sold them both to 2 different Bobby players and they both are happy and sound great with them. Very late 70's/early 80's sound. But it is hard to dial in that EQ.

Jim
Really?! Wow. I owned 1, tried my best to love it but never could. It always sounded anemic to my ears. I sold it as a package deal with my UE400 which didn't give me the right feel and never looked back. The guy who bought the IVP from me ended up selling it I believe.

It's probably very dependent on what else you have in the chain.

Back at that time it was my Soloist > UE400 > IVP > Peavey Valverb > Tubeworks 1160 > 2x12 with Cannabis Rex speakers.

Now each other piece I have used before and after and very much loved.

To each their own! But it's nice to hear others got their mojo working with the IVP!