so im following marshallamps on instagram ..

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  1. Wenander

    Wenander Well-Known Member

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    .. and they post all kinds of vintage and new amps.

    but what confuses me is they never write what exakt model and even posts modded amps? And they never answer comments.

    A bit strange with modded amps, arent they good enough out of the factory?
     
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    probably because they do not know what exact models, or whatever... :nutkick:...
     
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    I do not modify guitars, amps, effects, etc. With the exception of substituting for impossible to locate out-of-production repair parts, will not buy one that has been modified.
     
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    Let me give you a couple of examples. Let's say you really like the "Plexi" sound and feel, but you wish it had a little more drive for modern rock/solos etc. A lot of people are happy throwing a tube screamer or other overdrive device in front of the amp. A lot of others prefer the sound of an actual extra preamp gain stage or something similar... Or they may want a master volume to push what's already there. Some people would say if you want more gain you really want a different amp. That's not necessarily true. You just might want more of the same amp.

    A painter might mix a dot of black paint with his white.... They say it makes the white "pop". Was there anything wrong with the white paint in the first place? Nope, it just looks better tweaked a bit.

    It's all art, it's all subjective. There are no rules against approaching your vision from every different possible angle.

    Marshall amps are the great grandchildren of modded Fenders. We're all playing modded amps anyway
     
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    This a cult of guitar players who get stoned on third order distortion. If You need to ask you don’t get it . You will not find the answers on Instagram why free balling solder junky’s spend hours building amps to get that sound
     

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