No one needs 50 watts. 5 watts is plenty for any brown pant gig.
With what is going on with the prices of everything and looking at the world economy.... I expect the prices of pretty much everything to go up and keep going up.
Cost of living in the USA typically went up about 3% a year for a...
IMP adjust the impedance. You don't want to adjust it. It was set by Peter at the correct bias for the op amp to idle correctly. It's kind of similar to the idle on a carburetor.... if understand correctly.
I used the Dragon a lot. It works good if you want more gain. Kind of his version of a Tube Screamer. But has a pretty unique voice.
The Pinball I only tried a few minutes.
The Standout is my favorite.
I like it better than anything similar I have tried. It really works great to get control...
Start with the HPF off.
LPF at max.
Blend at max.
Bring up the Level to just past unity gain.
Adjust the HPF to get rid of any flub.
Adjust the LPF so it isn't harsh.
Adjust the Blend a very small amount to fill out the sound.
Fine tune everything.
That's how I do it with every amp.
Looking at this it seems they have changed the post over the years. The older ones are solid at the top. Only thing see different is the knobs and pickup covers.
Based on the photos I think it is a Gibson.
See the holes at the top of the post on bridge ?
I'm pretty sure that isn't stock on a Gibson. That is one of the common ways to find a fake. Usually it has a slot at the top on fakes.
Maybe they changed ....but I have never seen one like that before. I would go look at photos of Explorers...