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  1. gregr

    DSL5CR clean -> breakup, how?

    https://www.moskyaudio.com/product/product-97-746.html The only mod I did was up the resistor in series with the LED so that was no longer like a laser hitting you in the eyes.
  2. gregr

    Marshall Good Bad and Ugly

    Why they did what they did with the effects loop(s) will always remain a question for me.
  3. gregr

    Your DSL sounds better than mine

    Yeah, the 22. I played through the one with the regular speaker once. The clean channel with a mid boost that’s switchable from the floor was really nice. I can see it being a good pedal platform, especially with a V30. The dirty channel was like a Boogie Lonestar but a little more raw maybe? I...
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    Your DSL sounds better than mine

    I don’t know about the iron either but they’re a really good value. Change a half dozen caps/resistors and you’re back to the JCM2k. Two master volumes and the ability to access all 4 modes from the floor. Plus the V-type on the DSL combo isn’t a bad speaker at all. I wouldn’t feel bad about not...
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    Your DSL sounds better than mine

    Kinda like how there’s a V30 in this bad boy…
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    Your DSL sounds better than mine

    Is it me or do the 100W Vietnamese DSL heads have a smaller logo and/or different tolex than the English versions? They look kinda cheap. I know my DSL20H does. … I know, I’m being a douche.
  7. gregr

    Your DSL sounds better than mine

    Does a DSL50 head that has all four modes overhauled count? ;)
  8. gregr

    Friedman Amplification?

    How so???
  9. gregr

    TSL resonance pot?

    I switched back to 220k/4.7n as well. I’m pretty happy with it. We’ll see how it works out at band practice.
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    Friedman Amplification?

    Nice use of the caps button bro. Made your post super easy to read.
  11. gregr

    ACDC Tone: Marshall DSL40 or Origin 20?

    Circuit wise: Origin I’m just about finishing up a DSL50 and the bias resistor of the last stage of gain was set to the classic Bassman value. It so happens that I’m using the same bias resistor on the first gain stage of the Origin as well and I can definitely say the crunch mode on this...
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    High gain lunchbox amp shootout (DSL20, Mesa, ENGL etc)

    In order of preference: PRS ENGL Peavey Mesa EVH Marshall I think the Engl sounds best for the single note stuff. It sounds excellent overall. The Peavey sounds great with chords and riffage. Overall PRS. There wasn’t a single part where it didn’t excel. If I were only able to use one amp...
  13. gregr

    TSL100 bypass lead c6 and crunch c3?

    Yes, off the second gain stage. High gain amps use cascaded gain stages and bass needs to be managed along the way if you don’t want the tone to flub out.
  14. gregr

    TSL100 bypass lead c6 and crunch c3?

    The 22nF is there so plenty of bass is available for the clean channel. C3 and C6 tighten the bass for the crunch and lead channels.
  15. gregr

    Adjusting your eq depending on volume

    It looks like you have your gain on.
  16. gregr

    Adjusting your eq depending on volume

    Welcome to the world of Internet forums. Bring your umbrella and wear a condom.
  17. gregr

    Adjusting your eq depending on volume

    At whisper levels I dump the mids but I also back off the treble. I use gobs of gain which which fills the top end and dropping the top end smooths it out. Juicy high gain goodness. But at that level I’m normally using some kind of LED crunch pedal. Drowning it in delay or hall reverb should be...
  18. gregr

    DSL20HR or DSL40CR at home?

    Gotcha! Oh, and I didn’t mean to be a zealot about the DSL20 vs 40. Just different strokes. I plan on overhauling my 20 as well. The tone shift button and reverb and resonance controls are being re-purposed to facilitate a third gain mode.
  19. gregr

    TSL resonance pot?

    You’re totally welcome! Now I need to get up off my ass and finish up the bass management on this DSL. It’s really just a matter of having the clean channel play nice using the same EQ setting that I use for the high-gain channel.
  20. gregr

    DSL20HR or DSL40CR at home?

    Yes, the voltage and the 20 also happens to be cathode-biased. It’s entirely possible to overdrive power tubes without there being an issue with sag. They’re two separate things.


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