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by Antoon
Thu May 02, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: HT-5
Topic: I love the HT-5r. Need more power
Replies: 3
Views: 4431

Re: I love the HT-5r. Need more power

I like the tone and feel of the HT-5. Are the TH-20, TH-40 and TH-60 (Solo and Stage) all the same in that respect? If they are I prefer the Solo because it has a boost function and has less weight then the Stage.. I't might replace my Koch Studiotone XL (40 watt) or maybe even my Bogner Shiva.. So ...
by Antoon
Wed May 01, 2013 6:01 pm
Forum: HT-5
Topic: Blackstar HT-5 Tube Swap
Replies: 146
Views: 250191

Re: Blackstar HT-5 Tube Swap

A year is not long for a powertube..
by Antoon
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:45 pm
Forum: HT-5
Topic: I love the HT-5r. Need more power
Replies: 3
Views: 4431

I love the HT-5r. Need more power

I bought the HT-5R combo for home use. I am impressed and would like something similar for rehearsels and gigs. What Blackstar amp should I consider? I like the specs of the Stage but it's heavy so the Solist looks like a nice option. I don't know if the sound and feel is comparable with the HT-5 th...
by Antoon
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: HT-5
Topic: Blackstar HT-5 Tube Swap
Replies: 146
Views: 250191

Re: Blackstar HT-5 Tube Swap

The stock tubes sound ok to me but.. I tried some other tubes in the pre amp: Mullard, Mazda, EH. A used Mullard Yellow Legend gave me the best result. It's a full sound with great lows and a nice smooth grid. Some Tung Sols are on the way so I will compare them when they arive.. Edit: Tried the Tun...
by Antoon
Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself to the Blackstar crew
Topic: Hi Blackstar
Replies: 0
Views: 2502

Hi Blackstar

I am an old school guitar player. My main amps are Bogner Shiva and Koch Studitone XL. Today I received the HT-5R Combo for home usage and I am surprised by the tone and feel of this little amp. It makes playing more fun and easy. I need this tone and feel in a higher powered amp for gigs and rehear...