#1
I want to turn my blues junior into a power amp with a speaker. i dont want the eq or anything, just the master volume. i got a POD x3, and this is the least coloration method i could think of.

anyone know?
#2
if the blues JR has an efx loop. plug the pod into the efx return.
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#3
I'd first try setting the amp to as clean a setting as possible, & set whatever Eq knobs it has to a neutral position, like maybe straight up, & use that as a starting point. I re-amp a cranked non-master volume 50W amp into a Crate power amp, & I leave the Crate's EQs in the 12:00 position straight up most of the time, rolling off a bit of treble as the volume gets to gig volume (the power amp's EQ controls can actually be very useful to fine tune your tone).
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#4
the eq just colors it too much.

and it doesnt have an efx loop, and i cant afford an atomic amp.
#5
Have you got stock tubes? May want to check into a tube that gives a bit more head room.
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#6
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Have you got stock tubes? May want to check into a tube that gives a bit more head room.

i dont have any tubes. i pulled them out.

but like i said, the eq just colors it too much.
#7
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i dont have any tubes. i pulled them out.

but like i said, the eq just colors it too much.

...how does your amp work at all then?

Besides, using a 15 watt tube amp as a clean poweramp won't work for anything other than practice. It's just not enough headroom, you can ignore the preamp as much as possible, and you'll still get poweramp breakup in a gig situation.
#8
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...how does your amp work at all then?

Besides, using a 15 watt tube amp as a clean poweramp won't work for anything other than practice. It's just not enough headroom, you can ignore the preamp as much as possible, and you'll still get poweramp breakup in a gig situation.

i used it before i pulled the tubes and speaker.

but yeah, i dont want it for a gig situation, i just want it for band practice. oh well, i guess ill just try to find a cheap power amp. its not really a big deal right now, ill just see what options pop up.
#9
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...how does your amp work at all then?

Besides, using a 15 watt tube amp as a clean poweramp won't work for anything other than practice. It's just not enough headroom, you can ignore the preamp as much as possible, and you'll still get poweramp breakup in a gig situation.


He's right. You'll probably need more power, even for band practice. I use a Crate Power Block power amp that I got at Guitar Center for $99 brand new. The thing's killer for that price, & it's the size of a wide shoe. Super compact, & plenty loud 75W/150W SS, but again , I boost the volume heavily w/ the other amp running into it.
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#10
Sell your blues junior and with that money you can buy like, a 400+watt poweramp, which is more than enough.
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