#1
right now i have a crate blue voodoo and i feel sometimes it is lacking a bit of bottom end. i use a lot of palm muting and i wish it would be a bit more beefier. possibly a bit more gain and low for that extra sustain. i was wondering if i were to replace the tubes would it change the amps tone that dramatically. like if i were to get like mesa boogie tubes, krank, or even bogner.
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#2
None of those companies make tubes. They put their names on other brands of tubes, usually not even the good ones. Check out the tube sticky.
#3
but will new tubes change the tone of my amp?
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#5
well i have 4 preamp tubes and the 4 of the ligh bulby looking ones....

so considering i play heavy metal/hardcore what do you recommend?
i looked on ur thread but i still cant really understand what to get
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#7
thank you, will will look into them. could you compare their tone to an amp though?
like are they a thrashy 6505 sound or more of a powerhouse mesa sound?
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#8
If you put them in a 6505 they will sound like a peavey.
If you put them in a dual rec, they will sound like a mesa.

Tubes don't sound like amps, amps sound like amps.
The JJs just have a little more low end, output, and gain than most other tubes, is all.
#9
oh okay so then it would be just a noticiable boost basically... kinda like an od pedal?
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#10
Well, it's not going to be like you suddenly got a metal muff with all the knobs dimed, but it will have more bass and a bit more output. Think EQ, not overdrive. Though you could get more OD if you got the harder tubes.
#11
yeah that sounds like what i want... i was just having a hard time explaining it.... i have been looking for jj tubes online and they dont have them at guitarcenter.com or musiciansfriend.com u know anywhere that carries themm?
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ESP LTD EC-1000
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