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  • well, I returned the Mesa Royal Atlantic

    Very cool amp with some cool tones, but when I put it next to my Diamond Phantom, it sounded like a toy.  Plus the lack of dual master volumes is a pain.  Oh well, better luck next time Mesa

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    hcprimerib wrote:

    Very cool amp with some cool tones, but when I put it next to my Diamond Phantom, it sounded like a toy.  Plus the lack of dual master volumes is a pain.  Oh well, better luck next time Mesa


    Yeah, I think low-wattage amps can be great for some things, but if you're used to having the push of a good tube amp with more wattage and usually play music that just sounds right with that, it may be disappointing to directly compare.

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      Isn't the Royal Atlantic like, 100W? If that's low-wattage, I'd hate to be rushtallica's roommate or neighbor :cat LOL:
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      • rushtallica
        rushtallica commented
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        bjcarl wrote:
        Isn't the Royal Atlantic like, 100W? If that's low-wattage, I'd hate to be rushtallica's roommate or neighbor :cat LOL:

        Sorry; I got the amp confused with the TransAtlantic 15 Watt amp.    http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/TA15/


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      Ya, Mesa sucks....lol.

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      • Steve2112
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        "Plus the lack of dual master volumes is a pain"

         

         

        I think Mesa has had that problem with MANY of their amps  the .22 is an awesome little amp...but very hard to balance. I believe the DC's have the same thing. I know they have their special magic circuits, but come on, there has to be a way!

         

        Sorry it didn't work out for ya man. But like food (and beer :heart:  ) there are many flavors and you need to to have a taste to know if you really like it, not just take someone's word for it.

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