The marshall 1962hw is the handwired version of the 1962 bluesbreaker combo. This is the circuit for the original black unit from the 1980s, not any of the later thought to be inferior versions. In short, this is the sound that launched the british blues invasion. Hi, buddies i was wondering has anyone tried the marshall bluesbreaker ii overdrive pedal. Marshall 1962 bluesbreaker combo amp musicians friend. Boost mode is a standard clean boost, perfect for when you want to hit the front of your tube amp just a little bit harder and not change the sound of the amp significantly. I thought the vibrolux would be a nice complement but the bluesbreaker may just as well be the ticket.
The following has just been secured from within a private collection and is one of the worlds most desired and iconic vintage amplifiers based on its use on claptons beanobluesbreaker album, please find full details specifications as follows. You may or may not like the 6g2 princeton and 6g3 deluxe. This is in no way good for getting overdrive tones, this is distortion all the way. I feel like ive talked about it, the same thing earlier. You may break a rib if youre hit hard in the chest. If youre looking for a straight forward, 3 knob overdrive that sounds fantastic and is extremely easy to build, this is the kit for you. Marshall bluesbreaker model 1962 30watt 2x12 guitar reverb. If you havent had the pleasure you need to treat yourself. Does anyone know how to bias a jtm 45 bluesbreaker post by taz5150. The amp is called the bluesbreaker because eric clapton used one in classic recording sessions with john mayalls bluesbreakers. The marshall bluesbreaker is the popular name given to the models 1961 and 1962 guitar amplifiers made by marshall from 196465 to 1972. Given their position in the body, broken ribs are usually left to heal on their. Marshall was removed during the second quarter of thursday nights game against the dallas cowboys. Developed by softube and available exclusively for uad2 hardware and apollo audio interfaces the marshall bluesbreaker 1962 plugin is the first emulation of the legendary 2x12 combo used on this landmark session.
At 30 watts output, this is possibly the ultimate classic valve combo. Read more about how long it takes injured ribs to heal, how to look after yourself until youre feeling better, and when you should seek medical advice. Funny thing, the genuine marshall knobs are in early and late packaging half look bronze and the other half look gold. While never producing a radiofriendly hit on their own, the bluesbreakers greatest legacy is as an incubator for british rock and blues musicians. The marshall bluesbreaker, otherwise known as the marshall 1962, is just like the one used by eric clapton during his stint with mayalls bluesbreakers and famously on the beano sessions. Les paul gibson 2pus marshall bluesbreaker kot modded les paul gibson pu bridge marshall bluesbreaker kot modded. Marshall had made some improvements to the original design so i wanted to return it to the original specs. A broken rib is a common injury that occurs when one of the bones in your rib cage breaks or cracks. The bluesbreaker itself never achieved legendary status like the tubescreamer, but a number of wellknown boutique pedals such as the king of tone and morning glory are based off of it. For the first time, the complete story of marshalls first ever combo amplifier, nicknamed the bluesbreaker, is told here in the marshall bluesbreaker the story of marshalls first combo.
The tremolo does not seem to work, the folks i got it from never told me. A break in the thick tissue cartilage that connects the ribs to the breastbone may also be. A while back when i had this amp, i had some kt66s put in and mullard gz34, ecc83s this is the results my playing is a bit pants and i have a crap vibratobut who cares. Announced in february 1965, the 1962 was a visual and auditory sensation destined for greatness. I was gonna try and trade my ts9 plus a little cash for one as the bluesbreaker seems to really nail that plexi crunch if one is on a budget like me and cant afford a marshall amp, lol. Marshall bluesbreaker broken tremolo my les paul forum. Learn how your doctor may treat a broken rib and what problems may arise from such a. The marshall bluesbreaker is the popular name given to the models 1961 and 1962 guitar amplifiers made by marshall from 19641965 to 1972. So, id like to hear from anyone who owns or plays the bluesbreaker, please. Might not work for you but worth a shot if youve never tried a tweed before. The cerulean overdrive project is a clone of the marshall bluesbreaker. Great overdrive and one of the most transparent boosts. Marshall bb2 bluesbreaker ii overdrive pedal reverb. Broken rib recovery typically takes about six weeks and fractured ribs often heal on their own.
The first set of amps featured jtm45 styling with gold panels, black logos and white speaker fret cloth paired with alnico 15 watt speakers. So, i have concluded that the bluesbreaker 2 is a different pedal than the original, but is a winner too. Bluesbreaker project documentation cerulean overdrive. All trademarks mentioned here belong to their owners and not to general guitar gadgets. The idea with the blues breaker pedal was to simulate the valvetype personality of the vintage 2x12 marshall combo amp used by eric clapton in john mayalls bluesbreakers band. This 2x12 combo reissue has the legendary deep blues tone created by the gz34 valve rectifier, similar to the jtm45. The marshall 1962 bluesbreaker doesnt just replicate the original 60s british blues sound. As a result, breaking a rib can make everyday activities very painful. Undoubtedly one of the most iconic of all is the bluesbreaker 1962 marshall combo, which was the nickname history gave the amp after it was used by a young eric clapton on john mayalls eponymous bluesbreakers album, released in 1966. I purchased the marshall bb2 blues breaker pedal because i use the marshall gv2 guv nor with my laney cub 10 amp, and its sound absolutely great. Hello, got a bluesbreaker, early re issue 1989, has the vertical bias trim pot and a hum balance pot for the tremolo etc, i think i not a wizard with amps but i know how not to get electricuted so, im changing the 5881s for some 6l6gcs, need to set the bias, i have a meter with the tube sockets etc, trim pot is set all the way counteranticlockwise and the negative reading is 23. The marshall 1962 bluesbreaker combo amp is just like the one used by eric clapton during his stint with mayalls bluesbreakers and famously on the beano sessions. Marshall bluesbreaker mki overdrive pedal demo youtube. The marshall bluesbreaker model 1962 reissue replicates the sound of the original guitar combo amplifier by offering 30 watts of tube power, 3 band eq, two 12 celestion greenback speakers, and a gz34 rectifier tube for output stage compression and sustain.
I like this pedal with a marshall, i actually tend to cool it a bit with the gain on the marshalls dirty channel and kick this in tandem. Certain guitar amps have taken on iconic status due to the music of the time and the players that used them. In 10 to 15 years people will again seek out for this quite affordable pedal. Found and replaced a broken headphone jack, did a major cleanup and installed 17 new marshall knobs for appearance sake. Its actually got some great vintage lead tones, and some not bad rock sounds either. I may be missing the point here but i cant find and information about this on the net at all i also posted a question in the other marshall amp section but noone. This is a 1990 narrow cab marshall 1962 reissue combo. The guitar is a squier classic vibe telecaster custom w lollar specialt pickups.
Mbb marshall bluesbreaker replica this is a vintage marshall bluesbreaker replica pedal project. Its most often written as the bluesbreaker these days, but blues breaker is how the name appeared on the pedal itself. Marshall marshall bluesbreaker 2x12 vintage combo long. This bluesy bruiser is effectively two pedals in one a tonally transparent booster that gives your solos that extra lift, and a truly valvelike overdrive thats so rich in 2nd order harmonics. I am selling a marshall 50th anniversary bluesbreaker, which i bought brand new when this very limited edition run of only 100 were built worldwide to celebrate the marshall companys 50th birthday in 2012.
Marshall, bluesbreaker amp model 1962, 1966 tune your sound. Where nearly every single marshall amplifier ever made has a status that every guitarist knows about. Unfollow marshall bluesbreaker to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. It ceased being produced in 1966, but was reissued in 1989, though with a modern printed circuit board and 6l6 valves. With this project, you can build an original bluesbreaker or any of the modded versions. Marshall bluesbreaker 1967 series 2 cabinet thin lippedcased cabinet grey pinstripe grill. The amps i have are a marshall jcm800 100 watts halfstack which is far too loud for me and a silverface twin reverb 5 my main amp at the moment.
However, the blues breaker created some high mids that were not pleasant to my ears, so i returned it. Im using this thing mostly on marshalls and thats abad thing, because marshall is allready dirty, and this pedal is not a good drive pedal or even boost pedal in boost mode on drive channel, even on dirty clean channel. Used by eric clapton himself, the bluesbreaker delivers 30 watts of allvalve goodness through 2x 12 celestion greenback speakers, and has a footswitchable tremolo effect to get that 60s vibe sound. Marshall 1962 bluesbreaker 30w 2x12 guitar combo amp. It is just not good at all when plugged in some type of. You can also play metal through the marshall bluesbreaker ii pedal. Now, the marshall bluesbreaker i is the vintage pedal that i am referring to. Yeah i know you said marshall but the jtm45 and the bluesbreaker were jim marshalls made in england 5f6a bassman copys. The marshall bb2 bluesbreaker ii builds upon the original bluesbreaker pedal by adding switchable modes, essentially making this two pedals in one.
Marshall 1962 bluesbreaker guitar amplifier combo pmt online. It is also seen on the cover of still got the blues gary moore and regularly toured with him in. It seems to me that all the reissue amps from marshall such as the bluesbreaker,1959slp etc seem to have a slight harshness to them, except the hw versions which do seem to be a little tamer, well thats what my ears hear, is there a simple mod of some sought that can be done to the bluesbreaker that will round out and smoothen the top end. Its a classic pedal and, as the name implies, a great tone for blues players. There was a small tear in the black grill cloth, so i opted to replace it. The jtm 45 became the basis for many subsequent marshalls, most notably the bluesbreaker. View and download marshall amplification bluesbreaker ii bb2 owners manual online.
The bbod is a 3knob overdrive that gives a transparent tone, and sounds awesome. Bluesbreaker ii bb2 music pedal pdf manual download. A rib fracture is a crack or break in one of the bones of the rib cage. My little marshall is a 5e7 i can get that loud enough to rock i cant with my 1987. Joined dec 8, 2009 messages 1,581 reaction score 46. Symptoms, causes, treatment, recovery time, and more. Original marshall blues breaker pedal planet botch. Does anyone know how to bias a jtm 45 bluesbreaker. With 30w output and 2x12 speakers, it produces a gutsy bass and vibrant top, coupled with an overall natural warmth. To be frank this is a combo version of the famous jtm45, the first. What i can say, is that the 1991 blues breaker was an exceptional pedal, and is still my favourite nonvalve overdrive unit of all time. The byoc british blues overdrive kit is based on the marshall bluesbreaker.517 1124 1500 539 393 740 522 1537 581 359 617 902 99 1462 818 1376 485 1322 636 729 1083 683 835 1480 901 315 1105 1062 539 933 1486 788 504 540 58