* MYSTERY *

bill bokey

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Ladies and gentlemen, behold Mystery!


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Mystery is an amp of my own design, here is the 1x12 combo version.
The preamp is pretty simple with only two 12AX7/ECC83 tubes, and 5 knobs : gain, treble, middle, bass and volume (PPIMV). This is the standard version, the one I use for larger venues and outdoor gigs. Output power is around 40W, using a pair of EL34s. There is a lower wattage version : Mystery 18, with two EL84s. I use that one for smaller venues and live recording sessions.
The speaker is a Fane A60 alnico

Here is a short video I made a few days ago with a (korean made) Gretsch Electromatic G5120 :



I replaced the stock pickups with TV Jones Magna'Tron (neck) and TV Classic (bridge) and plugged it into the Mystery with basic settings : gain, treble, middle and bass on 5, volume on 10. At 2'30 I turned the gain to 8 (that's my standard gain setting).

I'll make some proper videos in a few weeks but it sounded so good with the (cheap) Gretsch I thought I'd share it with you all.

And here's Mystery 18, live in a recording studio, with the same speaker and settings :



Hope you like it!
 

solarburnDSL50

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Ladies and gentlemen, behold Mystery!


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Mystery is an amp of my own design, here is the 1x12 combo version.
The preamp is pretty simple with only two 12AX7/ECC83 tubes, and 5 knobs : gain, treble, middle, bass and volume (PPIMV). This is the standard version, the one I use for larger venues and outdoor gigs. Output power is around 40W, using a pair of EL34s. There is a lower wattage version : Mystery 18, with two EL84s. I use that one for smaller venues and live recording sessions.
The speaker is a Fane A60 alnico

Here is a short video I made a few days ago with a (korean made) Gretsch Electromatic G5120 :



I replaced the stock pickups with TV Jones Magna'Tron (neck) and TV Classic (bridge) and plugged it into the Mystery with basic settings : gain, treble, middle and bass on 5, volume on 10. At 2'30 I turned the gain to 8 (that's my standard gain setting).

I'll make some proper videos in a few weeks but it sounded so good with the (cheap) Gretsch I thought I'd share it with you all.

And here's Mystery 18, live in a recording studio, with the same speaker and settings :



Hope you like it!

Very slick playing and great tone. Dig.:drool:

Also the amp looks cool. Like the ? on the grill. Great badge for the name of that amp.:agreed:
 
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It both looks and sounds wonderful. It was nice clean, but when you upped the gain control it really came to life, fantastic stuff
 

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