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  • mesa single rectifier vs mark IV,wich one is more brutal?

    I m looking to change my single rectifier head for a mark IV combo connected on my fat bottom 2x12 VHT cabinet,wich one have a better distorsion?
    i play mostly,megadeth,metallica and BLS stuff...
    badly need help cause I m so confused,thanks!
    My gear:Jackson SL1,,Esp Ltd kh-602,Esp Ltd M-1000,Mesa Mark IV head,Vht 4X12 + 2x12 Fat Bottom cabs!

  • #2
    Mark IV imo
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    • #3
      i was happy when i got rid of the single recto
      gear transactions: http://acapella.harmony-central.com/...9&postcount=18

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      • #4
        mkiv
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        • #5
          I like my MKIII better for old megadeth and metallica, but for more modern stuff I like the single rec.
          Gear:
          Mesa Mark III (purple stripe)
          Marshall 1960a



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          • #6
            score is 2-1 for the mark IV
            i think you guys reed my mind,thanks for your help,i think i ll get rid of the recto asap...
            My gear:Jackson SL1,,Esp Ltd kh-602,Esp Ltd M-1000,Mesa Mark IV head,Vht 4X12 + 2x12 Fat Bottom cabs!

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            • #7
              **************** BOOGIES - and get a real amp.

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              • #8
                2 votes for the MKIV and your selling the rectifier..

                now thats funny.

                why not try stuff out and see what YOU like best?!

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                • #9
                  **************** BOOGIES - and get a real amp.


                  ha ha ha....
                  My gear:Jackson SL1,,Esp Ltd kh-602,Esp Ltd M-1000,Mesa Mark IV head,Vht 4X12 + 2x12 Fat Bottom cabs!

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                  • #10
                    **************** BOOGIES - and get a real amp.



                    now that is hilarious..























                    now that is sarcasm.

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                    • #11
                      2 votes for the MKIV and your selling the rectifier..

                      now thats funny.

                      why not try stuff out and see what YOU like best?!


                      i ve already try the mark IV at low volume (play mostly in my bedroom)
                      the distortion seem more tight compare to the recto...
                      My gear:Jackson SL1,,Esp Ltd kh-602,Esp Ltd M-1000,Mesa Mark IV head,Vht 4X12 + 2x12 Fat Bottom cabs!

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                      • #12
                        Get the Mark IV. I got rid of my Single Recto and couldn't be happier. Some days it sounded awesome, other day sit sounded so-so. The Mark IV ALWAYS sounds awesome.
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                        • #13
                          Mark IV more brutal than a recto? Lulz

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                          • #14
                            Mark IV more brutal than a recto? Lulz


                            I suppose that depends on your definition of brutal. Crushing or tight? I'm not saying either is more brutal, but I prefer the tone of the Marks. I love Rectos, especially early ones, but I prefer Mark tones.

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                            • #15
                              that's exactly what a brazilian friend has
                              a single rec head and a mark IV combo


                              http://youtube.com/watch?v=sbONnckEIAw
                              http://www.mydatabus.com/3z/tznvy.pbz/ericsabbath/SemTtulo_0005.wmv

                              he recorded both
                              the single rec was plugged into the mark's electrovoice speaker
                              Gibson Les Paul Custom 1973 (Bare Knuckle Black Dog/The Mule)
                              Gibson SG Worn Chrome (Bare Knuckle Riff Raff/Cold Sweat)
                              Paul Reed Smith CE-22 (Seymour Duncan Custom Shop El Diablo)
                              Hurricane Les Paul Custom (Bare Knuckle Cold Sweat)
                              Marshall JMP Lead 1973 (50w, heavily modded)
                              Zambelli Hyperdrive 50
                              Jet City JCA20H
                              Vox AC4TV8
                              Marshall 1960A (MG Music Black Dog x Scumback H75 speakers)

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