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Different Preamp Tube For A Hartke LH1000?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by shoot-r, Apr 5, 2014.


  1. shoot-r

    shoot-r

    May 26, 2007
    Illinois
    Recently went to a Hartke LH1000 head.

    LOVE it...

    Just wondering if anyone has tried a different preamp tube to change it's tone.

    What tube did you use, what we're the results?

    I like it's sound now, but you know, the grass might be greener if.......
     
  2. B-string

    B-string Gold Supporting Member

    Don't expect any real difference with that design unless someone replaced a bad tube.
     
  3. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    +1 I'm all for tube rolling but with a single 12AX7 the differences will be subtle I changed the preamp tube in my Mesa M3 Carbine to a TUNG-SOL JTL 12AX7 I was able to hear a difference but it was slight.