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Old 2007-03-06, 05:46
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Originally Posted by Valtiel
As a general statement, most high wattage tube amps start to run out of headroom when you have the master at around 2-3 o'clock and begin to distort. When this glorious event occurs, angels sing, women weep, and eardrums collapse onto themselves and burst into flames.

And pregnant women have miscarriages.

I've pushed my Fireball to 2-3 o clock for a bit and didn't really notice a big difference in tone from 12 or 11 o clock or so, just massive volume difference and it was a 60W amp, you'd need to push it a bit more but there's no way I could do that at home.
Originally Posted by far_beyond_sane

(Did you know In Flames had a 2005 album called "Come Clarity"? How prophetic. I think they're trying to tell us all their sperm are dead.)
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