RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

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RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Norrin Radd » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:23 pm

That is all. :idea:
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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by misterMagoo » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:34 pm

Thoroughly enjoyed on this end.
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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Emilio Estevez » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:36 pm

Norrin Radd wrote:That is all. :idea:
Pretty objective statement

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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Neiloler » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:42 pm

I'd still like to try one out. Never had the chance yet. Maybe stepping up to one would end my Orange cravings.

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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Wendigo » Wed Jun 15, 2011 6:54 pm

It's true. Best amp ever. I can't get a bad tone out of it, even trying things like turning down all the bass and treble. It still sounds awesome. Why on earth did they make the mark II? Just because of a presence knob and el34? To get the tubes away from the magnets? That gives it what the French call a certain.....I don't know what. :oops: Whatever, I'm glad to be able to boast about owning on of the originals, which will certainly be reissued one day for big bucks. 6V6 creaminess! :mrgreen:

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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Norrin Radd » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:34 pm

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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Norrin Radd » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:35 pm

Emilio Estevez wrote:
Norrin Radd wrote:That is all. :idea:
Pretty objective statement
Well, being objective is something I am rarely accused of! :twisted:
Neiloler wrote:I'd still like to try one out. Never had the chance yet. Maybe stepping up to one would end my Orange cravings.
You MUST! Neil - I think it really might end your Orange cravings. And be sure to play either a combo or a head on an open back cab. IMO, that's where the magic lies. Don't me get wrong - when I had it on top of an Orange 4x12 it was awesome too. But I really really dig it with an open back 2x12 with one V30 and one G12H30. To me, that set up really allows the cleans to live and break free from the dark voicing of the amp in general. Just be sure to turn that Volume on the clean channel to at leat 12:00 to see what it can do - and the 2 band EQ is very powerful in shaping the tone.

Please - you've got try one! If you come here and check out mine, I'll cook you dinner. :wink:
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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Borderline Productions » Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:53 pm

Magic happens on the clean channel as the volume knob goes past 12 o'clock. I'm glad I got one before they changed it.

I like the thick reverb, a lot.
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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Emilio Estevez » Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:33 pm

Wendigo wrote:It's true. Best amp ever. I can't get a bad tone out of it, even trying things like turning down all the bass and treble. It still sounds awesome. Why on earth did they make the mark II? Just because of a presence knob and el34? To get the tubes away from the magnets? That gives it what the French call a certain.....I don't know what. :oops: Whatever, I'm glad to be able to boast about owning on of the originals, which will certainly be reissued one day for big bucks. 6V6 creaminess! :mrgreen:
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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Neiloler » Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:24 pm

Norrin Radd wrote:
Neiloler wrote:I'd still like to try one out. Never had the chance yet. Maybe stepping up to one would end my Orange cravings.
You MUST! Neil - I think it really might end your Orange cravings. And be sure to play either a combo or a head on an open back cab. IMO, that's where the magic lies. Don't me get wrong - when I had it on top of an Orange 4x12 it was awesome too. But I really really dig it with an open back 2x12 with one V30 and one G12H30. To me, that set up really allows the cleans to live and break free from the dark voicing of the amp in general. Just be sure to turn that Volume on the clean channel to at leat 12:00 to see what it can do - and the 2 band EQ is very powerful in shaping the tone.

Please - you've got try one! If you come here and check out mine, I'll cook you dinner. :wink:
Haha, Greg, you KNOW if I had the chance to ever visit the Silver Surfer's lair, I would take it in a heart beat! Maybe on my world tour... ;)
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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Neiloler » Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:30 pm

Now someone just buy this for me, and I can join in the fun!

http://cgi.ebay.com/Orange-Rockerverb-5 ... 331wt_1043

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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by savage8190 » Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:56 pm

Neiloler wrote:Now someone just buy this for me, and I can join in the fun!

http://cgi.ebay.com/Orange-Rockerverb-5 ... 331wt_1043
I got one you can have for less than that :D
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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Neiloler » Wed Jun 15, 2011 10:34 pm

Haha, sadly, I've got $0 for any amp in general. Alas. Haha, unless you want a Taylor GS Mini in trade! ;)

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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by Randy Bass » Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:26 am

I'm holding out for the Rockerverb 50 Mk III. It's going to use one-and-a-half KT88s in the power section :D .
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Re: RV50 MKI = Best Amplifier Ever.

Post by jason41224 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:20 am

DIVO, man. you might be able to stick in 4 and a half EL84's in there too, just to even it out.
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