Thinking about a DB4 since the new ones will be gone soon and am curious to hear about the overdrive vs the MONZA. I’ve had 3 MONZA amps and don’t know why I keep getting rid of them....the lead tone of the MONZA is great....and the Fuzz it makes is awesome.
So I’m thinking about a new MONZA head for my 1x12 or the DB4 to try something new. I miss the bigness of the Therapy and thought the higher watts of the DB4 might bring back some authority.
Also I like that this amp is described as dark...because Z amps have ample high end and I usually run less treble than most.
Going to pair with the Cure for a nice stereo rig.
I would not label the Monza a "one-trick pony" -- more like a fire-breathing dragon! -- but it is somewhat limited in sonic scope. The DB4 has more range, imo. It has become one of my favorite Zs. The five-way tone selector is slick, and the amp goes from clean to crunch and beyond as you move Volume up. It's similar to the Z Wreck in that respect.
Gear piled high. Talent? Must be hidden in there somewhere.
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
roscoenyc: I have never in my life experienced tube rattle. That said, I've only been playing electric guitar for 49 years.
Aug 2, 2019 6:39:37 GMT -7
The Bad Poodle: What cures tube SHAKE and tube RATTLE? A tube ROLL?
Aug 11, 2019 17:22:10 GMT -7
capofirstfret: I've experienced tube rattle in two different amps that I've had. In both cases I bought the rubber rings from Eurotubes and it fixed it for me.
Aug 14, 2019 12:57:35 GMT -7
roscoenyc: Guitar amps on carpet make me sad.
Aug 16, 2019 5:23:37 GMT -7
The Bad Poodle: Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy, Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry
Aug 16, 2019 14:12:09 GMT -7
GuitarZ: Thank you for neighbors with gardens. Fresh veggies and no hassle!
Aug 17, 2019 18:12:08 GMT -7
"Z" Steve: Sunshine Superman? Call any vegetable - call it by name!
Aug 19, 2019 11:53:09 GMT -7
GuitarZ: Idiot! I wanted to put a little air on my Zoom H1's circuit board to clear out any residual Deoxit from spraying the input connector. Guess which can I picked up to spray. Yup! Not the air can.
Aug 23, 2019 10:07:40 GMT -7
premiumplus (Dave): I was wondering why a Frisbee gets larger the closer it gets. Then it hit me.
Aug 24, 2019 6:14:55 GMT -7