I was impressed with the tone, but one question. Does this amp not get saturated at all? I mean, I plugged a Schecter with EMG's in it, and it was dry as all hell.
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A number of people have said that of VHT amplifiers, at least since Fryette Amplifiers split off from them and took the high-gain monsters with them.
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I've always heard that they were very dry. Seems to be a love/hate thing.

I'd bet it would force you to be a lot cleaner and articulate with your playing, but would result in great clarity and a huge sound in a band context.
Originally posted by primusfan
When you crank up the gain to 10 and switch to the lead channel, it actually sounds like you are unjustifiably bombing an innocent foreign land.

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It's not really surprising that EMGs alone won't overdrive a 40W amp. That's a decent amount of headroom.
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^ if the preamp had any considerable gain though it would still cause some distortion there.

From what I've heard in demos the lack of saturation doesn't surprise me. I think Offworld had a point though, an overdrive would have a better chance of causing it to saturate.
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