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#1
The fan in the head's pretty annoying.

The newer models don't have the fan, so i don't think the HDFX will overheat, but I'm not sure.

Anyone remove the tiny annoying fan in their amp yet?
#2
i wouldnt remove the fan...its there fr a reason the newer models probably have better ventilation or the newer parts dont create as much heat

having said that i cant stop yoyu from doing what you want
#3
It is there for a reason, leave it.


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#5
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Turn the fan up, it'll probably produce a more pleasant distortion than the MG.


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#6
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Turn the fan up, it'll probably produce a more pleasant distortion than the MG.


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#7
Well you might as well take everything else out while youre at it.
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#11
Quote by Wesbanez
Turn the fan up, it'll probably produce a more pleasant distortion than the MG.

#12
Quote by Wesbanez
Turn the fan up, it'll probably produce a more pleasant distortion than the MG.


Stick a piece of paper in the fan with tubescreamer written on it for crushing overdrive!!!
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#13
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#15
Yep.
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#17
So is it an intake fan? Then that means the MG "sucks", and that's a fact!

Or is it an exhaust fan? Then that means the MG "blows", and that's a fact!


#18
Quote by Ian_the_fox
So is it an intake fan? Then that means the MG "sucks", and that's a fact!

Or is it an exhaust fan? Then that means the MG "blows", and that's a fact!



#19
Quote by Ian_the_fox
So is it an intake fan? Then that means the MG "sucks", and that's a fact!

Or is it an exhaust fan? Then that means the MG "blows", and that's a fact!




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I hear they use false bypass switches.

It's, like, so ironic.
#22
don't listen to these idiots. take out the fan, it doesn't do anything but hinder your tone. contrary to popular belief, the MG100 is actually a great sounding amp once you tweak it. marshall had the clever idea of installing a superfluous tone sucking fan so that those in the know could have staggeringly amazing tone once they knew the secret, and taunt the ignorant losers with shit tone.

tldr: remove fan because toan.
#23
If it's really that loud that it's a problem, get another (quieter) fan and replace it. Manufacturers don't spend the money on putting in fans if they don't think they'll need it.
#24
But then again the fan's probably the most expensive investment that Marshall put into the MG... ^
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hey, be nice to the hipster.
I hear they use false bypass switches.

It's, like, so ironic.
#26
you all aren't helping

decided to leave the fan inside just in case it does overheat

That said, does anyone have good MG100HFX settings?
Right now I'm running the most pleasent settings I could dial:

Clean :
5 gain
10 bass
8 mids
5 treb

Dirty:
OD1
2 gain
6 bass
7 mids
4 treb
2.5 contour
7 volume
#27
Quote by ch1ng_chung
you all aren't helping

decided to leave the fan inside just in case it does overheat

That said, does anyone have good MG100HFX settings?
Right now I'm running the most pleasent settings I could dial:

Clean :
5 gain
10 bass
8 mids
5 treb

Dirty:
OD1
2 gain
6 bass
7 mids
4 treb
2.5 contour
7 volume

The best setting for anything MG is into the garbage can.
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Bastards.
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#28
all knobs to off. then take the knobs off.
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#29
Hit it with a 12lb sledge hammer

best sound an MG will ever make.
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#30
We're all such jerks.
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I hear they use false bypass switches.

It's, like, so ironic.
#32
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We're all such jerks.


well in all fairness, I have seen a couple bands that sounded good (for their style of music) using MG's.

I was playing a gig probably 5-6 yrs ago and I steped on my guitar cable, it riped the input jack out of the amp. The other band went and grabed his MG so I could get through the show. It was the worst I bet I have ever sounded at a show. That 1 time of having to make due with one I swore I'd never get or use a MG ever again.......I'd rather play acoustic
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2013 G&L ASAT Deluxe
2009 Epiphone G-400 (SH-4)
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Krank 1980 Jr 20watt
Krank Rev 4x12 (eminence V12)
GFS Greenie/Digitech Bad Monkey
Morley Bad Horsie 2
MXR Smart Gate
#33
Quote by Ian_the_fox
So is it an intake fan? Then that means the MG "sucks", and that's a fact!

Or is it an exhaust fan? Then that means the MG "blows", and that's a fact!





Quote by ch1ng_chung
you all aren't helping

decided to leave the fan inside just in case it does overheat

That said, does anyone have good MG100HFX settings?
Right now I'm running the most pleasent settings I could dial:

Clean :
5 gain
10 bass
8 mids
5 treb

Dirty:
OD1
2 gain
6 bass
7 mids
4 treb
2.5 contour
7 volume


I'd cut the volume way lower and use much less treble. Boost the bass somewhat, not too much. Not sure what contour is
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#35
Quote by ch1ng_chung
you all aren't helping

decided to leave the fan inside just in case it does overheat

That said, does anyone have good MG100HFX settings?

The best setting for an MG is the inside of a dumpster.
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Yamaha SBG500
Telecasters
Randall RM100 & RM20
Marshall JTM45 clone
Marshall JCM900 4102 (modded)
Marshall 18W clone
Fender 5F1 Champ clone
Atomic Amplifire
Marshall 1960A
Boss GT-100


Cathbard Amplification
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#36
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The best setting for an MG is the inside of a dumpster.

Ninja'd you by about 8 posts, nice try though mate.
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#37
Seriously, you might want to change the fan for a new one that's about the same size. I used to have a pretty annoying sounding fan in my computer, turns out it was dying.
#39
I'd leave the fan in. If you put the amp underwater it will propel you around... One of the better features of the MG, in my opinion.
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