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Re: Pimping my MP-1
« Reply #30 on: Time Format »

Mmmm stickers  :whoohoo!:
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Re: Pimping my MP-1
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Hey Iperfungus, your mp-1 is ready, replaced those 2 pots on the back, checked all voltages and did the alignment procedure , hooked it up to my test setup (marshall 20/20 + 2 ADA split cabs). Sounds really good with your presets, very plexi sounding although maybe you need to back off the high's a bit. Did use a few off my test presets and all is ok!!!!
 Just need to put some stickers in it  8)

f**king great!!!  :whoohoo!: :whoohoo!: :whoohoo!:

Ahahahahahah!!! Those stickers are the most important mod!!!  :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'll send you an email to discuss final details!
Thanks a lot, mate!  :thumb-up:
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Re: Pimping my MP-1
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Mmmm stickers  :whoohoo!:

CUSTOM stickers...  >:D
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ADA MP-1 (modified by MJMP)
Marshall JMP1
TC Electronic G Major
Alesis Quadraverb GT
Advance Tube Technologies TA '70 tube power amp
Behringer FCB1010 MIDI controller
Zoom 9150
Marshall Valvestate 8008 power amp
Zoom 8050 MIDI Controller
Zoom FP01 Expression pedal
Blackstar HTV 212 stereo cabinet with 70/80 Celestion speakers
Rivera Pubster 25
Blackstar Fly 3 amp + external speaker

Stomps, stomps, stomps...and stomps (Bogner rules!): TC Helix phaser, Xotic RC Booster, TC Sentry noise gate, Bogner Ecstasy Blue, Bogner Ecstasy Red, Mad Professor Royal Blue Overdrive, Sonic Research Turbo Tuner, TC Flashback delay


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2014 Fender Modern Player Strat
2016 Custom assembled Fender Strat
2013 Gibson SG Standard
199x Gibson Les Paul Studio
1991 MIJ Ibanez RG570FM TB
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2002 Bruno Traverso Custom "Tommy" Silky
2017 Kramer Baretta Special
2010 Simon & Patrick Woodland CW acoustic

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Re: Pimping my MP-1
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Stickers.  :facepalm:

He did it for real!!!!!!!!!!  :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

One and only.  :banana-upsidedown: :banana-upsidedown: :banana-upsidedown:

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Zoom 9150
Marshall Valvestate 8008 power amp
Zoom 8050 MIDI Controller
Zoom FP01 Expression pedal
Blackstar HTV 212 stereo cabinet with 70/80 Celestion speakers
Rivera Pubster 25
Blackstar Fly 3 amp + external speaker

Stomps, stomps, stomps...and stomps (Bogner rules!): TC Helix phaser, Xotic RC Booster, TC Sentry noise gate, Bogner Ecstasy Blue, Bogner Ecstasy Red, Mad Professor Royal Blue Overdrive, Sonic Research Turbo Tuner, TC Flashback delay


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2016 Custom assembled Fender Strat
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Re: Pimping my MP-1
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Well you asked for it, you got it!!!  ;D
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Well you asked for it, you got it!!!  ;D

And YOU made it REAL!  :bow: :bow: :bow:
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ADA MP-1 (modified by MJMP)
Marshall JMP1
TC Electronic G Major
Alesis Quadraverb GT
Advance Tube Technologies TA '70 tube power amp
Behringer FCB1010 MIDI controller
Zoom 9150
Marshall Valvestate 8008 power amp
Zoom 8050 MIDI Controller
Zoom FP01 Expression pedal
Blackstar HTV 212 stereo cabinet with 70/80 Celestion speakers
Rivera Pubster 25
Blackstar Fly 3 amp + external speaker

Stomps, stomps, stomps...and stomps (Bogner rules!): TC Helix phaser, Xotic RC Booster, TC Sentry noise gate, Bogner Ecstasy Blue, Bogner Ecstasy Red, Mad Professor Royal Blue Overdrive, Sonic Research Turbo Tuner, TC Flashback delay


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1988 Fender Strat Plus
2014 Fender Modern Player Strat
2016 Custom assembled Fender Strat
2013 Gibson SG Standard
199x Gibson Les Paul Studio
1991 MIJ Ibanez RG570FM TB
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2002 Bruno Traverso Custom "Tommy" Silky
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2010 Simon & Patrick Woodland CW acoustic

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Re: Pimping my MP-1
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Well you asked for it, you got it!!!  ;D

 So THERE Toyota!

    (That's too funny)! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Pimping my MP-1
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Come back home to daddy...  :banana: :banana: :banana:
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ADA MP-1 (modified by MJMP)
Marshall JMP1
TC Electronic G Major
Alesis Quadraverb GT
Advance Tube Technologies TA '70 tube power amp
Behringer FCB1010 MIDI controller
Zoom 9150
Marshall Valvestate 8008 power amp
Zoom 8050 MIDI Controller
Zoom FP01 Expression pedal
Blackstar HTV 212 stereo cabinet with 70/80 Celestion speakers
Rivera Pubster 25
Blackstar Fly 3 amp + external speaker

Stomps, stomps, stomps...and stomps (Bogner rules!): TC Helix phaser, Xotic RC Booster, TC Sentry noise gate, Bogner Ecstasy Blue, Bogner Ecstasy Red, Mad Professor Royal Blue Overdrive, Sonic Research Turbo Tuner, TC Flashback delay


1987 PRS Custom
1988 Fender Strat Plus
2014 Fender Modern Player Strat
2016 Custom assembled Fender Strat
2013 Gibson SG Standard
199x Gibson Les Paul Studio
1991 MIJ Ibanez RG570FM TB
2016 MIJ Ibanez RG655M SPM
2002 Bruno Traverso Custom "Tommy" Silky
2017 Kramer Baretta Special
2010 Simon & Patrick Woodland CW acoustic

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Re: Pimping my MP-1
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Guys, my SS Ultra+ modded MP-1 is back home.  :banana-upsidedown:

I just want to share with you brothers what I wrote to MJMP by email:

"Phil, I had a couple of hours of amusement here this evening...

The first definition that came to my mind is: PURE VIOLENCE. ^^

Now...I've 100% got what I wanted to achieve: my true MP-1's tones (I worked a lot with the EQ to get my tones) with many improvements.

The new tubes board and the MDRT transformer are fantastic.

The overall noise level is highly decreased (there's some (low) noise when you go to high gain...but that's normal, the noise is lower than before anyway and G Major noise gate easily kills it).

The tone is now more ALIVE...less compression, more natural brightness.

I repeat: I perfectly recognize my sounds here...but there's some more now.

The gain amount is the same (another thing I asked: keep the gain level/amount untouched), but there are more grit, presence and volume.

It's louder than before and I can hear everything better...more detailed and articulated tones.

About the EQ, I didn't touch anything: I just slightly decreased the Presence of power amp's channels and that's all.

I think I'll have to work with that a little more in the next days, while my ears get familiar with the new tones...but the overall tone is awesome already...very "Plexish", as you described it.

I also found that I've not to set the Output Level too high anymore to make all these good sounds come out from the preamp (and this reduces noise as well, when you use high gain settings): at 10-11 'o clock it's awesome already.

That "slight gain drop after 30 minutes playing" issue I described to you is totally gone now: I played for more than 2 hours and gain structure remained unchanged...power chords had the same effect all the time and OD1 clip continued occasionally blinking when I hit the E string hard.

Battery is new and with its holder, so I've not to worry about loosing patches anymore. :))) (ahahahahah! The asshole sticker is a blast!!!).

What else? Nothing: it's perfect.

G Major keeps doing its good work with the MP-1 and I'm happy with these sounds!"

There's nothing to add: these mods are fantastic and MP-1 deserves them.
Everyone who owns one of these preamps should mod it that way.  :headbanger:
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ADA MP-1 (modified by MJMP)
Marshall JMP1
TC Electronic G Major
Alesis Quadraverb GT
Advance Tube Technologies TA '70 tube power amp
Behringer FCB1010 MIDI controller
Zoom 9150
Marshall Valvestate 8008 power amp
Zoom 8050 MIDI Controller
Zoom FP01 Expression pedal
Blackstar HTV 212 stereo cabinet with 70/80 Celestion speakers
Rivera Pubster 25
Blackstar Fly 3 amp + external speaker

Stomps, stomps, stomps...and stomps (Bogner rules!): TC Helix phaser, Xotic RC Booster, TC Sentry noise gate, Bogner Ecstasy Blue, Bogner Ecstasy Red, Mad Professor Royal Blue Overdrive, Sonic Research Turbo Tuner, TC Flashback delay


1987 PRS Custom
1988 Fender Strat Plus
2014 Fender Modern Player Strat
2016 Custom assembled Fender Strat
2013 Gibson SG Standard
199x Gibson Les Paul Studio
1991 MIJ Ibanez RG570FM TB
2016 MIJ Ibanez RG655M SPM
2002 Bruno Traverso Custom "Tommy" Silky
2017 Kramer Baretta Special
2010 Simon & Patrick Woodland CW acoustic

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Re: Pimping my MP-1
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Another way to describe its tones after mods is THICKER.

I had some testing with factory patches and found that 1, 3 and 12 have an awesome tone/crunch.
They did not sound so good before mods.

A very good overall improvement: it actually worth.
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ADA MP-1 (modified by MJMP)
Marshall JMP1
TC Electronic G Major
Alesis Quadraverb GT
Advance Tube Technologies TA '70 tube power amp
Behringer FCB1010 MIDI controller
Zoom 9150
Marshall Valvestate 8008 power amp
Zoom 8050 MIDI Controller
Zoom FP01 Expression pedal
Blackstar HTV 212 stereo cabinet with 70/80 Celestion speakers
Rivera Pubster 25
Blackstar Fly 3 amp + external speaker

Stomps, stomps, stomps...and stomps (Bogner rules!): TC Helix phaser, Xotic RC Booster, TC Sentry noise gate, Bogner Ecstasy Blue, Bogner Ecstasy Red, Mad Professor Royal Blue Overdrive, Sonic Research Turbo Tuner, TC Flashback delay


1987 PRS Custom
1988 Fender Strat Plus
2014 Fender Modern Player Strat
2016 Custom assembled Fender Strat
2013 Gibson SG Standard
199x Gibson Les Paul Studio
1991 MIJ Ibanez RG570FM TB
2016 MIJ Ibanez RG655M SPM
2002 Bruno Traverso Custom "Tommy" Silky
2017 Kramer Baretta Special
2010 Simon & Patrick Woodland CW acoustic

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Re: Pimping my MP-1
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 :whoohoo!: :thumb-up:
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