#1
So I recently aquired a new VT30, and I love it so far, but I find it too "bassy" at times.

I think I've read somewhere that removing the back panel would fix this. Is this correct?
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#2
Turning down the bass EQ would probably be easier.
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#3
Yes my friend did this with his and it sounds much better. Not so much less bassy, but less muddy.
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#4
when i play clean on my VT100 i have the bass on ZERO!!! and it sounds good. Gut if i hit too hard with my humbuckers it still jumps out wiht a shitload of bass.
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#5
wahh? i always play the bass on 0 on my vt15, will removing the backplate really remove bass?
#6
It's not the bass EQ. It's like an overall "bassy" tone. Kinda like a subwoofer.
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#7
Try it. They aren't the hardest things in the world to remove (I had to re-solder some speaker connections in my VT15) and they're easily replaced. Unfortunately I don't have mine with me at the moment otherwise I'd try it for you. You just need a Phillips head screwdriver.

Open back cabs generally have looser bass response, so yeah, it should reduce the bassiness (word ?) of the combo, depending on the speakers. On a closed back cab and open back cab with identical speakers, the open back will have less bass response. However, I'm not sure about the bass response on the speakers Vox put in them.
#8
Generally open backs sound better clean, but I don't think it really has less bass, it's just looser and spreads better. But generally closed back is preferred with distortion, because it has tighter bass, but its not really an issue unless you're playing heavy metal palm mutes, but you'd probably notice a little difference