#1
The B-52 AT-100 head isnt exactly exspensive but its not cheap. What im wondering is that HOW is the B-52 AT-100 a poor man's Mesa/Boogie?
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#2
It is not as good as a dual rect. mesa. Duh.

It sounds way muddier and does not have enough gain for me.
#3
Basically high gain.. thats it.. and its not a poor mans mesa, the Peavy xxx is! lol
#4
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Basically high gain.. thats it.. and its not a poor mans mesa, the Peavy xxx is! lol


Just because of the High Gain Input/Output on the head/combos?
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#5
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Just because of the High Gain Input/Output on the head/combos?


i believe most tube combo/heads have 2 input jacks for hi and low

and its a poor mans mesa i guess because of the distortion and voicing
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#6
Ive been thinking about buying the 212 this summer, and I've been wondering as well. How can it be so good at such a reasonable price?

I don't know this for certain, but i'm pretty sure they keep costs down by using no-name components. The stock tubes are pretty crappy, and the speakers are B-52's own brand.

All in all though, it's a hell of an amp. It won't match a real Mesa, of course, but it comes damn close... and at that price, its impossible to beat.
#7
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i believe most tube combo/heads have 2 input jacks for hi and low

Not really...some, but not most.

Its not really like a Recto, IMO. The XXX is.
#8
I find them to be pretty different. Just because it is marketed as a 'tube rectifier' amp, doesnt mean it sounds like a Rectifier.
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