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  1. #1

    Join Date: Nov 2013
    Location: Berks, UK
    ME: Ibanez RGD Prestige
    MB: LTD Surveyor
    Rig: Diezel Einstein

    iTrader: 0


    I made my mind up
    Enter, Diezel Einstein. Mad dog.

    I've been meaning to get a higher wattage amp for quite a while to be better equipped for my eventual return to the stage. The initial idea was to save for a Kemper but that was pretty far out of my budget and I questioned it more, being a modelling unit. Anyway, the story goes that I tried a Diezel VH4 at a music shop with a few Ibanez axes and loved the thing. I later messaged James to tell him I now understand his Diezel love. He just so happened to be selling the Einstein and yeah, things happened...
    This thing is an absolute monster. I've only really had the opportunity to play it quietly but even so, it rips.
    Now, to go into further detail, it definitely has that Deutsch feel, but differently to my Engl, it is very tight, whilst still keeping plenty of the response I like and the distortion channel has a clean feel to it, where the Gigmaster is a bit fuzzier. However, the general tight/clean aspect of this amp does not take away from the fact that it is angry as hell. It sounds like it's on a mission to rip the human race apart, being far more aggressive with the guitar going direct than the Engl with an Overdrive. This thing is just unrelenting. While its gainy savagery is its main point (and what I've been trying most! ) the clean channel is also great, again, crystal clear and the mode switch is definitely a bonus as a nice thing to experiment with.
    The main feature I wanted out of a bigger amp was independent gain/volume controls. It definitely ticks that off, and then some. Having two footswitchable master volumes is brilliant.
    Without waffling on too much more, this amp is awesome and I'm very pleased with it.

    Also, as a side note- I have to big up James for being a really honourable seller. He did a considerable drive to get over here and drop it off on Sunday, only to discover that two of the tubes were dead. He then went back, ordered new tubes, installed them and came back over on Wednesday. Legend.
    The above comment may or may not be about Morbid Angel.

  2. #2

    Join Date: Nov 2010
    Location: UK
    ME: Legra Customs
    MA: Victor Garcia
    MB: Legra Spyder
    Rig: Pittbull CL/Triple Rec

    iTrader: 1 (100%)

    Had that very amp in my house. It's an angry bastard. Congrats.

    And, yes, James is a top and honourable bloke.

  3. #3

    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: London ONT
    ME: PRS Custom 22
    Rig: JCM800

    iTrader: 1 (100%)

    Congrats man, sounds like this hits all the requirements. Enjoy!
    Sparrows (Space Punk, LOUD):

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  5. #4

    Join Date: Oct 2008
    Location: Glasgow - Scotland
    ME: Suhr M5
    MB: Squire Jazz
    Rig: VHT Pittbull + Axe FX II

    iTrader: 3 (100%)

    Oh yes

  6. #5

    Join Date: Sep 2012
    Location: wickford
    ME: RG 1550
    MA: ROFL
    MB: Dafuq?!
    Rig: Mesa Mark IV, Recto 2x12

    iTrader: 1 (100%)

    I still can't believe he sold it!! Its a very tasty amp, so congrats mate. The fact James modded the channel modes to be relay switchable makes that a seriously versatile amp live

  7. #6

    Join Date: Sep 2008
    Location: NB, Canuckistan
    ME: Fernandes Ravelle
    MB: Yamaha TRBX305
    Rig: Digitech GSP1101

    iTrader: 0

    Nice grab..

    I'll just have to make do with the Diezel models on my Pod X3 ..

  8. #7

    Join Date: Aug 2013
    Location: toronto
    ME: JP6, SLX7, Septor828
    Rig: Unholy Trinity/5153

    iTrader: 2 (100%)

    checked out some bids that head sounds amazing!

  9. #8

    Join Date: Nov 2013
    Location: Berks, UK
    ME: Ibanez RGD Prestige
    MB: LTD Surveyor
    Rig: Diezel Einstein

    iTrader: 0

    Thanks lads! I now have another motive to make it through that band's audition so I can crank it! (And to justify having it )

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