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by nick_s
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Introduce yourself to the Blackstar crew
Topic: New Blackstar user
Replies: 3
Views: 8304

Re: New Blackstar user

Welcome along Marty!
by nick_s
Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself to the Blackstar crew
Topic: Greetings from Nevada...
Replies: 7
Views: 7795

Re: Greetings from Nevada...

Very nice choice, I bet it makes some sweet noise with the amp :)
by nick_s
Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Introduce yourself to the Blackstar crew
Topic: Greetings from Seoul
Replies: 3
Views: 6659

Re: Greetings from Seoul

Morning!

Have your tubes arrived and if so, have they rectified said problems?

I've seen failing tubes cause these sorts of problems (in fact, the failing pre-amp tubes in my old TSL-100H caused almost identical issues).
by nick_s
Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: Introduce yourself to the Blackstar crew
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 2
Views: 5220

Re: Merry Christmas

I know it's late, but Merry Christmas back :)
by nick_s
Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Introduce yourself to the Blackstar crew
Topic: Greetings from Nevada...
Replies: 7
Views: 7795

Re: Greetings from Nevada...

Dogbreath wrote:also like to add that it was my son that brought over his Blackstar head for me to jam on. He's the one that got me really looking into the Blackstar brand.
Good lad that he is. ;)
He's a good egg for sure!

How you enjoying the amp now you've had more time to play it?
by nick_s
Tue Dec 20, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself to the Blackstar crew
Topic: Greetings from Nevada...
Replies: 7
Views: 7795

Re: Greetings from Nevada...

Welcome along dogbreath!

I have to congratulate you on using the word discombobulated, you just don't see it enough these days :D Fixable problem on your guitar hopefully?
by nick_s
Thu Nov 24, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: Show us your Blackstar set-up
Topic: Show Us Your Axes
Replies: 191
Views: 224833

Re: Show Us Your Axes

I picked up this beauty last week :)

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by nick_s
Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Series One
Topic: Crunch channel losing gain intermittently? Preamp Tube?
Replies: 1
Views: 9930

Re: Crunch channel losing gain intermittently? Preamp Tube?

OK, a minor update. I pulled the valve that was not glowing quite so bright on one side as the others, and it was the ECC82 so no swapping around possible. That said, after inspecting (and finding nothing visually wrong) and re-seating said valve and playing for a couple of hours, the problem has no...
by nick_s
Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: Series One
Topic: Crunch channel losing gain intermittently? Preamp Tube?
Replies: 1
Views: 9930

Crunch channel losing gain intermittently? Preamp Tube?

Hi guys, My S1 45 combo is losing drive intermittently on the crunch channel only. All other channels (bright clean, warm clean, super crunch) are fine and dandy. When it happens, it's like you have someone sitting at the amp dialling out the gain knob down to minimal gain. Tiny volume drop (could b...