Mesa MKV vs MKIII and Triple Rectifier

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  1. mickrich

    mickrich SS.org Regular

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    Comparing my new Mark V to my Mark iii Blue Stripe and Triple Rectifier.
     
  2. oneblackened

    oneblackened Doesn't Actually Play a Seven String

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    Just as I expected - order of aggression goes Mark III>Rectifier->IV mode>IIC+ mode.
     
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    Cool comparison.

    Triple Rectifier and Mark III were my favorite.
     
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  4. HeHasTheJazzHands

    HeHasTheJazzHands greg rulz ok

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    Huh, odd person out here.

    Mark IV > Mark IIC+ > Mark III > Triple Recto
     
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    KnightBrolaire schadenfreude

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    Mk3 all the way for me. Then again I'm biased since it's one of my favorite amps.
    the mkiv and triple recto sounded good but that extra bit of rawness/aggression in the mk3 is why I kept it over the mkiv. I do kind of miss my old triple rec though.
     
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    KailM SS.org Regular

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    In the context of the mix they all sounded great and not that different from each other. I think I liked the Rec the best mostly because it came last and sounded more noticeably different than the Marks. But I also like thicker, "juicier" tones a little better than tight and dry generally.
     
  7. TheWarAgainstTime

    TheWarAgainstTime "TWAT" for short

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    Mark IV was my favorite, but that's what I play through most of the time on my own Mark V, so I may just kinda have my ear tuned to that sound :lol: next was the Rectifier, then 2C+, then Mark III.

    All of them sounded great in the mix, so that's really just the order of what I would use for my own playing, you know?
     

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