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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:14 pm 
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Hi guys,

I decided to join this forum as I am extremely interested in a TC-15 and the whole forum seemed inviting. After leaving my home forum years ago and floating on a few I refused to join another...inactivity, arrogance, nasty people etc.

I have been playing guitar a few years (very late starter at 30yrs old). Purely a bedroom player at this stage...my gear desires far outweigh the reality of living in a house with 4 adults.

I enjoy building guitars, amps, cabs, pedals as much as playing .
My experience is 4 guitars, 2 tube amps, 2 1x12 cabs, handful of pedals.

Amps are N5X 5w and 18w P1800 from Ampmaker in the UK.

I have started experimenting with a wet/dry setup and I think a TC-15 will match well with my 18w, better than the 5w, which is hard to balance the clean headroom when using the guitar volume.

I wanted tremolo and reverb but will be happy with a passive loop, considering these are not top notch on a modern AC15 from what I have read, and I have a Supa Trem and MXR reverb already.

I tend to play more classic rock than metal and want to explore more cleaner sounds. The 18w is great but pretty much no headroom.

Should I just pull the trigger and plan a combo cab while it ships?

Thanks for reading!

Felgor


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:25 am 
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Hi Felgor,

Welcome to the forum! It's not an extremely active forum, but people here are friendly and helpful.

You won't be disappointed with a TC-15. That was the first tube guitar amp I built. That was about 8 years and 9 amps ago and the TC-15 is still one of my favorites.

Trinity is a great company to do business with, too.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:15 am 
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mitch m wrote:
Hi Felgor,

Welcome to the forum! It's not an extremely active forum, but people here are friendly and helpful.

You won't be disappointed with a TC-15. That was the first tube guitar amp I built. That was about 8 years and 9 amps ago and the TC-15 is still one of my favorites.

Trinity is a great company to do business with, too.


Thanks Mitch.

I have just sent off an enquiry for shipping - and any recommended effects loops.

I am leaning towards an AC15 style combo cab. I may play with some IR's before picking the speaker.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:36 pm 
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A passive loop can work well, just before the PI grid. Very cheap too.
Love the TC15. Still one of my faves!

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