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Re: Metro-Friedman "plexi" ready to go!

Post by VelvetGeorge » Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:39 pm

Yes, I can update your 12,000 to the Metro-Friedman specs. But I would have to change the power transformer and power switch to make the variac work like the M-F.

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Re: Metro-Friedman "plexi" ready to go!

Post by Velva » Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:16 pm

Is the power transformer unique to the Metro Friedman?

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Re: Metro-Friedman "plexi" ready to go!

Post by momey » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:34 am

Dave, what speakers were being used here? Do you know? :champ: :help:

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Re: Metro-Friedman "plexi" ready to go!

Post by SoloDallas » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:38 am

George,
just got mine (wrote you a couple emails about it).

I think it is easily the BEST 1959 I have ever owned.
And me owning original vintage ones, wizards etc. I think I can tell my share :peace:
Terrific amplifier.

Thank you!

PS

Switch on mine is NORMAL, OFF, VARIAC, and not as written on first page. Just wanted to clarify this, as I thought mine was malfunctioning at first! :lol:

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Post by stef » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:03 pm

SoloDallas wrote:George,
just got mine (wrote you a couple emails about it).

I think it is easily the BEST 1959 I have ever owned.
And me owning original vintage ones, wizards etc. I think I can tell my share :peace:
Terrific amplifier.

Thank you!

PS

Switch on mine is NORMAL, OFF, VARIAC, and not as written on first page. Just wanted to clarify this, as I thought mine was malfunctioning at first! :lol:
:toast:

Could you make and post some clips :drool:

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Post by chrisom » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:54 pm

Yes- I second that request; May we have some, please... :thumbsup: :listen:

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Re: Metro-Friedman "plexi" ready to go!

Post by SoloDallas » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:55 pm

stef wrote:
SoloDallas wrote:George,
just got mine (wrote you a couple emails about it).

I think it is easily the BEST 1959 I have ever owned.
And me owning original vintage ones, wizards etc. I think I can tell my share :peace:
Terrific amplifier.

Thank you!

PS

Switch on mine is NORMAL, OFF, VARIAC, and not as written on first page. Just wanted to clarify this, as I thought mine was malfunctioning at first! :lol:
:toast:

Could you make and post some clips :drool:
Stef if you know me a bit (not that you should! :) ) you know I will. Working on one video right now, out tomorrow, entirely played with this amp.

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Re: Metro-Friedman "plexi" ready to go!

Post by SoloDallas » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:58 pm

chrisom wrote:Yes- I second that request; May we have some, please... :thumbsup: :listen:
Incoming Chris!
I am repeating this though, this amp is the best amp I ever owned.
At least, for what I love to do, that is, AC/DC. I think it simply NAILS the whole "Back in Black" album.
Playing it with original G12-65s, god do I love it, can't switch it off.

First video out tomorrow; recorded with a 1959 Metro-Friedman (I think it's number 4?), 1968 original SG standard, recorded with original Neumann U67.

You should like the result. :rock:

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Post by chrisom » Fri Jun 08, 2012 4:08 pm

Awesome! We put a man on the moon, but it only took someone 34 years to "perfect" to EVH/Marshall plexi sound :champ:

Now if we could only get Eddie to play through one for the next VH album :lol: Thanks- co :rockon: :listen:

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Post by SoloDallas » Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:59 pm

So true, Chris.

Okay, didn't make it to finish it yet, just worked on the recording process mainly, and at Angus' rhythm part in this.
You will hear it on the right side.
Blast it, it shouldn't disappoint you.

It's my very own Metro-Friedman 1959.

Cover will take me a little bit more to finish. Used two mics here, just like on the original recording.
Two large diaphragm condensers, particularly two vintage Neumanns, one U67 and one U87

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Post by SoloDallas » Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:57 pm

As promised (sorry for the delay)

http://forum.metroamp.com/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=39096" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Metro-Friedman "plexi" ready to go!

Post by Roe » Tue Jun 12, 2012 3:54 pm

are you using the 6ca7s?
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Post by SoloDallas » Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:47 pm

Roe wrote:are you using the 6ca7s?
Yes, the ones George provided with the amp (he puts them separately into boxes for transportation, naturally)

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Post by Roe » Wed Jun 13, 2012 3:11 am

interesting. I have a quad of sylvanias I may have to try in my 68
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Re: Metro-Friedman "plexi" ready to go!

Post by Reeltarded » Wed Jun 13, 2012 4:13 am

SD, you are the most positive person I know. :)

Thanks for inspiration. I'll stop hating people for a week and see how that goes.

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