Carr Amplifiers Full Revalve Kits / Carr Mercury Classic EL34M GT Mullard Re Issue Full Revalve Kit

Carr Mercury Classic EL34M GT Mullard Re Issue Full Revalve Kit  Click on image(s) above to view larger
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Carr Amplifiers are made by Steve Carr and his staff in Pittsboro,North Carolina USA. Having tried a number of these amps what I really like is the attention to detail and workmanship. The amplifiers are based on famous tried and tested circuits and they sound exactly as Carr amps describe. Our full revalve kit aim to help you get the best out of these excellent amplifiers.
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The Carr Mercury Classic EL34M Groove tube reissue Full Revalve kit is designed to get the most out of this excellent amplifier and covers all versions including the Mini Mercury.

This kit is the ideally suited to the Blues player who wants a smooth sound with plenty of rich harmonic sustain. This combination really comes into its own when you are using the attenuation circuit. The Groove tube EL34M it is very touch responsive, you can feel the compression, It also has the most wonderful rounded overdriven tone, which makes this combination a Blues players delight.

In order to get this sound right we have used a combination of modern made and Vintage New old stock valves in the pre amplifier section. The valves are specially selected for low microphonics and gain and the kit includes a balanced valve for the phase inverter position.

In the Pre amp section we use the following,

The Harma ECC83 Retro is a true sounding recreation of the famous Mullard ECC83. This valve replicates the warm detail and harmonically rich midrange that made the Mullard sound so famous.
The outstanding feature of this valve is its smooth linear midrange response and extended frequency response so you get smooth warm overdrive with tight fat punchy lows.

The Harma ECC81-STR is a German manufactured valve that has been specially chosen for its outstanding performance and sound quality.

In the output stage

The GT EL34 M Groove tube is based upon The Mullard EL34 XF2 batch code item.
The EL34 M has a wonderfully rounded midrange with a recessed treble. The valve has an excellent distorted sound which is rounded and smooth. This is a great blues valve as it is very touch responsive, think of Gary Moore sustaining tone on “still got the blues” and that is what the GT EL34 excels at. This really is a great choice for Blues players in the Carr Mercury.

Groove Tubes Super Premium valves are specially burst tested by us and matched by us in addition to GTs in house testing. This will ensure that you get the best selected GT valves available anywhere in the world.

The full upgrade kit consists of 4 valves

1 Specially Gain selected Harma ECC83 Retro in V1
1 Specially Selected Harma ECC81-STR in V2
1 Specially Selected and Balanced Harma ECC83 Retro in V3
1 Specially Premium Selected Groove Tube EL34M reissue

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