I have been getting more interested in quality preamps for guitar. My understanding is that you can plug them into the FX loop Return on an amp and use the power section.

I have a 300w tube bass amp (6x 6550). Would there be any disadvantage to using such a huge power section? My thought is that power tube breakup wouldnt really be possible, but for high gain stuff where the emphasis is on the pre section it would probably work fine.
Last edited by cGoEcYk at Mar 27, 2012,
Correct. Big power amps are only a drawback if you want power tube distortion.
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