#1
Hey, so i own a Mesa mark4, and i play in a metal/prog metal band. We play music inspired by opeth7meshugga/textures/ Devin townsend.

I have a problem with sound, not getting enough distortion without too much feed. we play in a small room, and I realy font get that thick dist im looking for when i crank up the volume.
#2
What volume are you playing it at?
Are the valves all ok?
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#4
a properly used noise gate can help with feedback
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#5
New tubes & new caps, do it.

N.O.S tubes are the way to go, too.

If you get the tubes and caps replaced with high quality stuff, by somebody who knows what they're doing, it should fix the noise too (Unless the place your playing in has bad power), if it's bad power, a power conditioner will do the job, and you can protect yourself from surges too =D
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#7
tubes and all are pretty new. Im kinda wondering whenever i am just reakky using ****ed up settings. DOes any owner os a mesa have any nice and tweaked settings for that heavy metal sound.?
#8
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tubes and all are pretty new. Im kinda wondering whenever i am just reakky using ****ed up settings. DOes any owner os a mesa have any nice and tweaked settings for that heavy metal sound.?


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#9
To be honest, the MKIV... in fact all of the Mark series are NOT plug & play amps. You have to spend a long time tweaking them to get the sound JUST right... but once you do it really is 'just' right.
What settings are you using?
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