Tone Details

Tone Name DumbleVOX AC30
Created with POD HD500
Author chrisjw5
Santana, Bonamassa, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, John Mayer
Santana, Bonamassa, Pearl Jam, Eric Clapton, John Mayer
Amp Class A-30 TB
I saw this great YouTube clip via The Gear Page of a Dumble-esque sound (, so I tried to emulate it. Using the Line 6 blog post about Bias and Sag (, I fiddled quite a bit with the AC30TB. I didn't quite get Galo's tone - his is a bit smoother - but I got (what I think is) a really nice medium-gain sound using a Vintage Pre and a Red Comp, and adding a Screamer in for some boost. I also can't play like Galo, but I've been messing with warmer OD songs like Yellow Ledbetter and I like how this came out. I'm using an original Aerodyne Strat with SD single-spaced buckers and a heavy Tom Anderson trem bridge in it, so you'll have to adjust for taste. Give this some time and a bit of tweaking. I think you'll like it.
Date 6/9/13
Downloads 6707

DumbleVOX AC30

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