lbpesq wrote: ↑Sat Jan 23, 2021 10:50 am I’ll be interested to hear about the Mooers. I’ve looked at them for a while, but was overwhelmed by the options ... I think they have something like 20-30 different amp versions! I’ve tried and sold the EHX 44 Magnum and Quilter Microblock power amp pedals. Both seemed more tuned for hard rock/distortion. The Vox MV50 mini amp was cool, it employs a miniature tube, but not enough clean headroom. (I’m always looking for a mini rig to use both for a backup and grab ‘n go jams).Bill you are correct about the Carvin power cord, but even with that it is smaller and has more power than the quilter. It is a very clean and transparent signal. Also you get the flexibility of hooking up different preamps to it, which you could do through the FX loop of the Quilter as well, but the Carvin fits right on the board. The Carvin is also half the cost of the Quilter. I sold my Quilter to fund the Carvin + the Super Black.
The newer Quilter Interblock 45 looks interesting, but I don’t know anyone who has tried one yet.
My two bitches about these small units are 1) lack of reverb, and 2) honking big power supplies. I looked at the Carvin 100 pedal and the power supply looks bigger than the pedal itself! (Same problem with the Vox MV50).
These days, my small rig is a Quilter 101 Mini Reverb which I really like. I recently picked up a DV Mark Micro 50 II which I’ll be comparing to the Quilter when I get the time.
I thought the Quilter sounded good, but it sounded like a Quilter, not really the same as the Super Black, which replicates the Blackface tone (pretty well in my opinion) and with many options for tweak ability. If you tried it I’d think you’d be surprised, or at least I was. Not trying to pressure anybody though.
The Mooers look interesting to me as well, which is why I ordered the Two Rock version. Not sure if ever be able to afford a Two Rock but obviously have loved Kimock’s tone over the years, he’s like a tone god.
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