Let's play guess that amp

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  1. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire Thy Fart is Murder

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    I made a comparison of a couple of amps for shits and giggles. Feel free to guess which is which.
    Amps used: Mesa Mk3, Revv 100p, Peavey XXX, PRS Archon (FSM/F100 were not used)
     
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  2. akinari

    akinari does his own setups

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    Revv / MK3 / XXX / Archon?
     
  3. gunch

    gunch Riff Chugman

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    1 Mark III
    2 Revv
    3 XXX
    4 Archon
     
  4. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire Thy Fart is Murder

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  5. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire Thy Fart is Murder

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    Mike_R SS.org Regular

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    I own none of these amps, so I am stretching here.

    1 XXX
    2 Revv
    3 Archon
    4 Mk III
     
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  7. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire Thy Fart is Murder

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    winner
     
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    Nik/ Active Member

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    1 Archon
    2 Mark III
    3 XXX
    4 Revv

    Through my phone speakers because I'm lazy... edit: and wrong lol
     
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  9. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire Thy Fart is Murder

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    Nik/ Active Member

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    Was fun though, thanks for posting!
     
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    gunch Riff Chugman

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    The only one I thought had right was XXX being #3 for the big bass and mid scoop, interesting
     
  12. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire Thy Fart is Murder

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    It's far from a scooped amp ime. The mk3 gets the most scooped out of those 4 by far, but only if I want it to.
     
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    gunch Riff Chugman

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    Well in regards to it's reputation of being a "diet coke recto"

    FWIW the Revv's cleans stomped the other three
     
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    Nik/ Active Member

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    I've always been curious about the xxx but haven't had the opportunity to try it out, how would you compare it to a 6505 or 6505+ if you don't mind me asking?
     
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    KnightBrolaire Thy Fart is Murder

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    ehh it's really nothing like a recto. Much tighter and not anywhere near as much low mids
    The revv and archon have ridiculously good cleans.
     
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    KnightBrolaire Thy Fart is Murder

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    I haven't played a 6505 in ages but they can generally occupy pretty similar tonal territory. The xxx just has less of a massive low end and less grind to the mids . It also has pretty decent cleans unlike the 6505.
     
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    Nik/ Active Member

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    Thanks! I appreciate the response.
     
  18. c7spheres

    c7spheres GuitArtist

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    I got 0/4 on this one, but I like playing this game. : ) I got 1 righ on the last one of these. Just goes to show how our ears/brain can be wrong.

    - Did you use IR's on these? They sound like they all got IR's on them. Just curious.
     
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  19. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire Thy Fart is Murder

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    yup same IR for all of em. celestion greenback IRs, mix of a 57 and a 160 mic
     
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    efiltsohg SS.org Regular

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    4 pretty distinct amps IMO... you did a nice job capturing their characteristics

    I'd like to hear the F100 with that setup as well
     
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