#1
Hey guys over the summer I acquired a Peavey Windsor from Guitar Center and I play it alot. Lately though, the power has been dying and when I have the volume all the way up, it is still very soft. I really want to say it's just the tubes dying but I don't know as much about them as otghers so I was just wondering if it's a common thing like that or if it could be something far worse.
#3
It's quite possible that the power tubes are dying, they shouldn't be though. It should still be under warranty (hopefully), so I'd take it back if I were you before letting it get worse.
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#4
Stop playing it and take it back, you'll only make it worse, possibly frying something else along with whatever is already screwed up.
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Hey guys over the summer I acquired a Peavey Windsor from Guitar Center and I play it alot. Lately though, the power has been dying and when I have the volume all the way up, it is still very soft. I really want to say it's just the tubes dying but I don't know as much about them as otghers so I was just wondering if it's a common thing like that or if it could be something far worse.

have you been driving that hard(on ten) since youve got it....because if so than you most likely did burn through the power tubes... dont use it so often on ten because those tubes do get quite expensive
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#6
If a channel dies, it's a preamp tube problem, if your gain feels drastically less than before it's a preamp problem, if you're lacking power, or blow a fuse, it's a power tube problem. Take it back if you have a warranty otherwise you're going to be spending about $80 on a set of 4 power tubes.

You only need the volume a little past halfway to get tube saturation at it's finest. If you're really that distortion hungry invest in an OD pedal.
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