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Dirty Bomb Mod

Postby whojamfan » Wed Aug 24, 2011 7:47 pm

I am going over to Europe next week to play for 3 weeks. The 2 amp choices I have are Fender Twin Blackface Reissue and a Roland JC-120. Ok, so really I have 1 amp choice :lol:

I want to use my Dirty Bomb, but am concerned that there will be to much high end fizz. I have seen online about a mod that tames this with Fender type or "vintage" amps. I don't know much more than this, but I think it was just a cap on the volume pot or something. Anyways, would love to have this not be a problem when I get there, as I love the sound of this pedal!

Any help or advice I can get on this would be greatly appreciated :D
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Re: Dirty Bomb Mod

Postby David Barber » Thu Aug 25, 2011 12:30 pm

whojamfan wrote:I am going over to Europe next week to play for 3 weeks. The 2 amp choices I have are Fender Twin Blackface Reissue and a Roland JC-120. Ok, so really I have 1 amp choice :lol:

I want to use my Dirty Bomb, but am concerned that there will be to much high end fizz. I have seen online about a mod that tames this with Fender type or "vintage" amps. I don't know much more than this, but I think it was just a cap on the volume pot or something. Anyways, would love to have this not be a problem when I get there, as I love the sound of this pedal!

Any help or advice I can get on this would be greatly appreciated :D


If you leave the bright switch set to "off" on the twin, you should be fine.
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Re: Dirty Bomb Mod

Postby whojamfan » Thu Aug 25, 2011 1:54 pm

Naw, that's too simple, no flux capacitor recallibration required? :lol:
Thanks.
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Pedals: B-Custom SS Overdrive, Dirtybomb, EP-Pre Boost, MXR Carbon Copy, Janglebox
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Re: Dirty Bomb Mod

Postby hobbyist789 » Fri Aug 26, 2011 3:26 pm

I believe the mod you're referring to is removing the 'bright capacitor' from the circuit, but this is only necessary on blackface amps that do not have a switch to turn the "bright" off (like the Deluxe Reverb). If it's a Twin Reverb--which does have the switch--then just keep the switch set to the OFF position, as David says.
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Re: Dirty Bomb Mod

Postby whojamfan » Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:01 am

Just thought I'd update, the Dirty Bomb killed it. Great sound night after night. :D
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Pedals: B-Custom SS Overdrive, Dirtybomb, EP-Pre Boost, MXR Carbon Copy, Janglebox
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