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Just need a little help on what to buy next week, when I go to a local guitar shop. the thing is that I only can buy from that one store I'm going to since I basically get 20% off of everything they have

So the first thing is a set of new preamp tubes for my Mesa. 5 to be exact. any suggestions on which one to buy. I heard JJ's are suppose to be really good but I don't know if the store offers JJ's. Are Tungsol any good?

If I buy new tubes I would also buy an effect pedal when I'm already there. My selection for effects are as follow:

1. Boss NS-2 (the store doesn't carries ISP so don't bother)
2. Boss DD-7
3. "new" speaker for my lame no- name (Harley Benton) cab. Got a pretty good offer on a Celestion G12T-75
4. a BYOC Phase 90 and a BYOC Tremolo. ( I just finished my BYOC Screamer yesterday and I love it) from Vibe-O-Tronic in England.

Or should I go for new pickups first. For the pickups I'm already settled on EMG 81/85.

So I hope my follow UG-Users can help me.

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well unless you need a noisegate go for the phase 90
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Quote by mcrfobtai
Speaker
Noisegate
Pickups
Tubes
Effects
Just my 2 cents. maybe try tungsols for the pre amp and JJs for the power


Powertubes aren't needed. I have 2 Jan Philips ECG 6L6WGB in my amp. so you think i should go for the tubes and the boss.

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#6
Unless you really want or need effects.I dont really use them so I would be more concerned with getting a good tone and fixing it up. But if effects are something you really use, go for those before tubes. Speakers make a bigger difference on your tone anyway, at least from what i know.
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#8
I'm pretty sure the MXR Smartgate is still better than the Boss one.
Maybe check that out.
Just because you get a discount on it doesn't mean you should buy it.
Might as well just pay full price for a good noise gate then get a 20% discount on one that is subpar.
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Quote by xMikeyxMetalx
I'm pretty sure the MXR Smartgate is still better than the Boss one.
Maybe check that out.
Just because you get a discount on it doesn't mean you should buy it.
Might as well just pay full price for a good noise gate then get a 20% discount on one that is subpar.


I will make sure to try it out to when I'm there.

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