I endorse Laura & Valve Queen tubes, you should too. Marshall, Gibson, Fender, Charvel/Jackson. "I'm happy to pay my tech $40 bucks to take the Zap for me." One kick-butt deal with johnpace2 Dave Friedman of RACKSYSTEMS is a genius. After the Firebird X, i'm quite convinced Henry Juszkiewicz is crazy. Member of the JMP Hall of Fame.