Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by happiass » Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:14 pm

Well, I had planned on writing something about this today, but with the whole Fuzz Sound MK III thing going on I am just now getting around to it. Anyway, I think Jazzandmetal? pretty much covered it in regards to where this thing sits in the Sonic spectrum. One thing I noticed, that drunkenguitarist mentioned is that:
drunkenguitarist wrote:What the Captain said about this pedal needing breathing room is true. Running this unit into a 1x12 combo just isn't going to cut it
Normally at home I play thru a DR. Z Carmen Ghia (18 watt EL84's, 2x12 Cab) or a silverface Deluxe Reverb (22 watts 6v6's 1x12). Neither amp has a ton of headroom (particularly the Ghia). The Dark just seems to be too much for the Ghia , flubs out pretty quickly. The Deluxe Reverb fares slightly better, but can still get sputtery if you're not careful. Thru my Marshall JCM 800 w/4x12 (which rarely gets played anymore since I've stopped playing out regularly) this thing just kills, sooo much bottom end. So yeah, it definitely likes lots of volume and headroom. I absolutely love this thing, and my neighbors couldn't be more pleased :gripe: .
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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by smogfalls » Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:26 pm

sounds great, I usually use my Meatheads with my Deluxe Reverb but the other day I tried them through my main dirt amp... Marshall JCM2555SL (Jubilee), and it sounded phenomenal! Much more note definition and just generally less boxey sounding. (Don't get me wrong, it sounds freaking awesome with the Deluxe), but as you point out, it seems to breathe when you give it 100watts to play with as opposed to 22! And the 4x12 just makes this thing project like a motherfucker!
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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by psycho*daisies » Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:52 pm

smogfalls wrote:It's nearly time guys! My beautiful girlfriend says that if I win one she will pay for it as a present for my 24th Birthday in a few days. How cool is that?!... extra incentive!
Nice!
Has she got a sister? :marx:
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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by i love sharin foo » Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:39 am

I want one of these more than anything else that Dave is making right now!

I'm going to keep my fingers crossed that I can get in line and wait for one. I play bass a fair bit at home too, so this would be perfect. The black and gold is great and sounds so thick, but sometimes I wish it could go a little further. I think this is the ticket.
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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by JP30 » Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:03 am

i love sharin foo wrote:I want one of these more than anything else that Dave is making right now!

I'm going to keep my fingers crossed that I can get in line and wait for one. I play bass a fair bit at home too, so this would be perfect. The black and gold is great and sounds so thick, but sometimes I wish it could go a little further. I think this is the ticket.
I have mild Meathead fever and .... DarkMeat is what I am craving most right now.
BUT you are a meathead MADman along with Mr Pope and pigeontoe... :hihi:
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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by i love sharin foo » Tue Apr 21, 2009 3:54 am

JP30 wrote:
i love sharin foo wrote:I want one of these more than anything else that Dave is making right now!

I'm going to keep my fingers crossed that I can get in line and wait for one. I play bass a fair bit at home too, so this would be perfect. The black and gold is great and sounds so thick, but sometimes I wish it could go a little further. I think this is the ticket.
I have mild Meathead fever and .... DarkMeat is what I am craving most right now.
BUT you are a meathead MADman along with Mr Pope and pigeontoe... :hihi:
I think I might have a problem :help: !
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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by JP30 » Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:30 pm

i love sharin foo wrote:I think I might have a problem :help: !
" might " ? . . . :hihi:


in anycase.. I can't help you... since I am down into the same path that you are all taking...
only cure would be D*A*M MKIII.. or is it just a start of another addiction . .
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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by smogfalls » Tue Apr 21, 2009 5:06 pm

psycho*daisies wrote:
smogfalls wrote:It's nearly time guys! My beautiful girlfriend says that if I win one she will pay for it as a present for my 24th Birthday in a few days. How cool is that?!... extra incentive!
Nice!
Has she got a sister? :marx:
haha, no she doesn't have a sister. Anyway, I didn't manage to grab one of the Dark Meats but I did snag a Fuzz Sound MkIII yesterday so I might see if she can pay for that instead... haha, only joking. :whistle:
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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by Tricalibur » Thu Apr 30, 2009 1:00 am

I was going to buy a 2x15 form Emperor cabs, however, this seems to have ruined that plan... Freakin awesome...
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Re: Fewer visible photons...The Meathead Dark

Post by 1bottlerocket » Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:08 pm

I am really looking forward to the MH Dark leanding, it should be here next week sometime :party:
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