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  1. #451

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gitterbug View Post
    Imagine BAM200 with an on-board reverb. I've actually suggested this to the manufacturer. .
    I doubt if this will happen. I persuaded an amp-builder friend to fit a reverb into my Bam. After a few weeks he succeeded, and he said he'd never do it again- the BAM is already so densely packed with components that it only just fitted. Besides, TC also do a model which includes effects downloading ( although about twice the size) .

    Most amps are fine for jazz without reverb, especially playing live. For the, me ideal reverb setting is the "you only notice it when it's not there' setting. Slightly moist, but definitely not wet.

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  3. #452

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    Yeah, Franz, I think you're right. I've proposed the same to G+K twice; no response. I've used the BAM happily for a year without reverb. The tone is distinctly warmer and less sterile than MB200. Just a shade of reverb (or delay) would be perfection.

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    Well, gang, I'm on my second Bud. I sold my first because I had a acoustic folky gig going and needed the bread for a PA system and board. I ended up cycling through a Bose S1-Pro and a QSC K8.2 setup for those interested. In my view the QSC K8.2 is a much better deal (whether you go with one cab as an "all in one" or go with two and a board).

    Anyway, the Bud is a pretty ideal platform. It's tiny. Looks nice in the room. I can pipe iRealBook from my ipad into the box with Bluetooth or aux cable so I can practice for the walls. The tone is satisfactory -- punishing, if anything, of my mistakes. I am perfectly comfortable running straight in -- and for the record, I'm a 95% solid body player with mostly Fender style guitars.

    Yes, I do have a Quilter Aviator 12". I wish it was an 8", but it satisfies all my occasional interests in bright F tones.

  5. #454

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bbmaj7#5#9 View Post
    Maybe a Vox AC4C1-12?

    Any other tiny tube Models/brands/thoughts?
    I’m in the same position...
    Living room, quiet, jazz semi hollow Grez most of the time.
    Upstairs i have a 3rd power wooly Coates.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jazzkritter View Post
    Walter Woods 100wt through an SPX-90 to a Mesa Theil cabinet with a Delta Pro 12” (Was an EVM 12L but too heavy)
    Funny now that stuffs all near “vintage”.
    The sound of velvet dynamite, IMO naturally.

    ‘74 SF Princeton Reverb with modifications (trans, tone stack), Bendix 5992s, with a 12” Delta Pro in it.
    Nice little sit home and enjoy amp.
    (Happily I got the 5992s when they were 100$/pair, can you imagine!)
    Interesting mention of a Walter Woods amp here - don't see that often, if at all. I know a guy who's used those since day one. And bought a back-up when WW stopped building them.
    He said the notes ' just fly out of them '.

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    I came across an old thread about a madbean-type pedal that creates the poly tone brute sound. But didn’t find any built ones or reviews. How did that go?


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    I and several other forum members have the Brute eq pedal . It contains the preamp of the Polytone MiniBrute. It's a super pedal.

  9. #458

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    Hi Eck:
    Forum member jazzmus makes a pedal that is a Polytone preamp. You can search on him, I have it and it turned my Quilter from ‘unusable ready to sell’ to a decent jazz sound. With the pedal, the combination of the two comes near my Walter Woods. You can email Ras at brohammerrasmus@gmail.com. Ras is a good guy, builds a great product that really gives you a good jazz sound.
    dave

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    Thank you so much guys! I’ve emailed.


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  11. #460

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    Quote Originally Posted by Franz 1997 View Post
    I doubt if this will happen. I persuaded an amp-builder friend to fit a reverb into my Bam. After a few weeks he succeeded, and he said he'd never do it again- the BAM is already so densely packed with components that it only just fitted. Besides, TC also do a model which includes effects downloading ( although about twice the size) .

    Most amps are fine for jazz without reverb, especially playing live. For the, me ideal reverb setting is the "you only notice it when it's not there' setting. Slightly moist, but definitely not wet.
    Its a shame..... I know it’s a really trivial thing, but I don’t really want to plug two things in at a pub or restaurant jazz gig. Quite often you are running the band off 2 wall sockets, or a 4 way plug board laid out in that stupid way where if you have a power adapter it instantly renders one of the plugs useless by blocking it.

    An advantage of the BAM is it runs off a kettle lead. Pedals? Not so much unless I bring my board, which is a faff and few kilos of the weight I’ve saved.

    For the BAM the lack of reverb is not a big deal as it sounds great without, but I’d definitely want one if I was using a more Fender tone. Also, rooms vary...

    Anyway on the basis of reverb the AER got the gig the other night.... also, singers like to have an AER....

    Maybe the DV Mark Jazz amp head might be worth a look. A laptop style power pack might be an ok compromise.

  12. #461

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    Quote Originally Posted by christianm77 View Post
    Maybe the DV Mark Jazz amp head might be worth a look. A laptop style power pack might be an ok compromise.
    DV Micro 50 Jazz sounds fabulous for jazz. Now been replaced by Micro 60 which hopefully doesn’t have the quality control issues of the 50....


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  13. #462

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    Hi all, I don't post very often but I came across this great forum. I wanted to get some feedback on an amp I am selling. I have several amps but I never use this one (I don't play Jazz). I listed it on reverb to sell as I don't use it (but the tones are amazing at low and high volumes. I will include a link. Let me know what you think of the listing. please be nice! :-)

    Thank you!

    Polytone Mini-Brute II FREE shipping | GL Shop | Reverb

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    That's a very desirable year model of the MB II. I own one just like that and play it daily.

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    I watched the video on the Reverb page. It shows the MB II really works for a jazz box but is not suited to a Strat.