Had my maz 8 with a blue since October. After playing it almost exclusively in triode mode, my playing situation has changed and I’m thinking of switching to pentode. I’m looking for a bit tighter and firmer feel. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
The cool thing about the Maz 8 is, there are great tones available with a wide variety of knob settings.
A couple days ago I read a post about running the cut up and treble down. So, for the last few days my settings have been : Single coils, high input, pentode mode, V 10:00, T 9:00, M 11:00, B 10:00, R 8:30, C 4:00, MV 10:00, BL on 1. Amp sounds great.
Pentode should give a tighter feel even with a blue. That's just opinion though. My Maz 8 came with a Creamback. I rarely run my bass knob above 12:00.
That is about where my Bass is set. It is at 11:30. I never had it much past 9:00 on my MAZ 18 or my MAZ 38. I set it where the control was just starting to have some effect, similar to the way I set the Bass on a BF/SF Fender. The MAZ 8 just seems to need more from that control. Other forum members have commented the same thing.
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