#1
Hey guys, I have recently bought a Mesa Boogie Rectoverb series 2 from a guy. Love the amp, but have had some problems with it here in the last week or so. My clean channel is extremely quiet. Especially when compared to my dirty channel. Also I can not get hardly any gain from my dirty channel unless I set the gain to max. According to the serial, this amp is about 10 years old, and I think all the tubes are stock, maybe not the power tubes.

Here are my settings.

Gain - ~4:30
Treble - 3:00
Mid - 1:00
Bass - 12:30
Pres - 1:00
Master - 12:00

I have the master set to about noon, and tweak the volume for the channel output. I am new to tubed amps so any advice will be helpful. Thanks!
#5
FFS. Those Mesa preamp tubes are crappy OEM short plate Sovteks iirc; one of the worst tubes in existence. You should have tossed them in the bin as soon as you got it home. Get some JJ's, Gold Lions or NOS tubes into it. I'm surprised that a big arm hasn't appeared out of the amp and slapped you across the face.
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FFS. Those Mesa preamp tubes are crappy OEM short plate Sovteks iirc; one of the worst tubes in existence. You should have tossed them in the bin as soon as you got it home. Get some JJ's, Gold Lions or NOS tubes into it. I'm surprised that a big arm hasn't appeared out of the amp and slapped you across the face.


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#7
Used amp. Replace the tubes.

Cause no one else has told you to do that yet.
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