Has anyone done this? Any risk of damaging the amp by doing this? I love the tone of the amp but sometimes I find myself wishing it was a little "stiffer" or less spongy and my understanding is that SS rectifiers will do this to a certain extent. Any opinions?
I believe the Weber SS recs, aka Copper Caps, are not just a SS rec. They also have inrush current limiting and voltage drop characteristics that emulate their tube counterparts. I grabbed a few for backups but I wouldn't be afraid to use them permanently.
Mazerati V2 2x12 Combo 15th Anniversary (RED) Mazerati V1 (GREEN) Carmen Ghia 1x12 Combo (RED) Z 1x12 Convertible (RED) Little Walter 22 (RED)
I tried a Weber copper cap in my Mazerati and Stangray.
As mentioned above, it was a little stiffer and I also noticed it being a little brighter, especially in the Mazerati. It also seemed to add just a little bit of headroom on my Mazerati. I really couldn't tell much difference on the Ray though.
I still have the copper cap in my gig-box, but it's just a backup now... I like the "feel" of a tube better.
Jaguarguy (Mike): Hey Gary - Joe Walsh used a G12 65 in his Galaxie and it sounds great!
Mar 25, 2019 23:05:29 GMT -7
GuitarZ: So, I cranked up the privacy protection on my browsers, facebook, etc. I have to say I miss the music ads and such. I really don't need ads for watches and other random stuff. Maybe the internet knowing me isn't such a bad thing.
Mar 26, 2019 14:01:24 GMT -7
hayesgary307: hanks alot (Mike) I have been going through a Vintage 30 in a open back pine cabinet and through a Marshall 1936 C/B 2-12 I'll check and see what kind of speakers are in the 1936. I've had for a long time and I have forgot whats in it . Thanks for you help
Mar 27, 2019 12:06:54 GMT -7
Joey Beverages: hayesgary307 try a Z 210 or Z 410 with Galaxie ... also, yes the G1265 is most tasty and excellent
Mar 28, 2019 6:03:29 GMT -7
The Bad Poodle: This may be a truism... when you work in a corporate structure, the worst decisions always come from the top.
Mar 29, 2019 16:26:10 GMT -7
Lefty: The fish rots from the head down.
Apr 1, 2019 13:26:26 GMT -7
TeeDawg: Bad Poodle..........truer words have never been said. Imagine what it's like working for NASA. This ain't the nasa that went to the moon fo sho.
Apr 26, 2019 5:59:08 GMT -7
brayks: I have been absent for waaay to long. hope all are doing well!
May 1, 2019 10:19:39 GMT -7
GuitarZ: I'm okay with the AARP letters. You're still living and breathing? What the heck am I to think when a funeral home sends me a free consultation offer? Ouch!
Jun 21, 2019 15:41:26 GMT -7
The Bad Poodle: I bought airline tickets online... now every few days i get emails that read "Your trip is almost here but aren't you forgetting something?? You don't have trip insurance!" and i'm thinking..."is there something i should know about your plane maintenance?"
Jun 21, 2019 16:02:32 GMT -7
GuitarZ: Reminds me of buying my Honda. When they tried to sell me the maintenance package, I said "Is your car not reliable?" Long story short my wife teamed up with the sales lady to buy the maint package. Never again!
Jun 21, 2019 16:16:53 GMT -7