Boosting the TSL

JacksonCharvelAddict

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I used to put a TS9 with the gain turned off in front of mine. Sort of smoothed it out a bit. Left it on all the time whatever channel.

I heard Gary Holt does this with his TS9+ What did you run the output at? It worked ok on the clean channel?
 

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It's been a while but yeah I think so. I had it set so that it just added a bit of girth to the sound - wasn't really using it to add boost because as I recall the tsl didn't need it. It was always on and I was doing Zep at the time and those clean JP sounds like 'what is and what should never be' sounded pretty good to me.
 

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I'm still discovering sounds with my TSL 122 combo. It seems to like the crunch channel with an Ibanez Tube Screamer mini. The $80 one. That pedal has honestly beat out pedals that were 2 to 3x the price. After pedals get so expensive, they simply become not worth the additional investment and only make your wallet lighter.

The Tube Screamer mini is a pedal I've owned probably three times. It's been hard to find much of anything that beats it out. I regularly find them for $50. It's a no brainer of a deal at that price.

Through the testing process with speakers and a 1x12 cab, the TSL seemed to like the Eminence Swamp Thang as well as a Tonespotter. I will state right now that I'm disappointed that they no longer make the Tonespotter.
 

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The stock speakers were loud and bright. I guess the swamp thang would tame that nicely. Swapped mine out for G12H30s IIRC. Mine was a 60 watt.
 


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