Line 6 2204 Mod

Line 6 Original based on a Hot-rodded Marshall® JCM® 800.


line 6 original amp

Hot rodding would usually entail internal modifications to the amplifier.
This could just be changing the odd resistor/pot/cap value to change drive levels, tone etc…

Or it could actually be a change to the signal path itself, such as adding and extra gain stage or wiring two different inputs in parallel on older Marshall amps. Marshall with extra gain mod.

The original intent of the term “modded Marshall’ was to achieve the added gain without resorting to a pedal. For instance GnR album Appetite for Destruction, was recorded with a Hot Rodded JCM 800.

Hot Rodded Marshal JCM example, 12ax7 (ecc83) added, using triode:

One thought on “Line 6 2204 Mod

  1. Enjoy your site as a resource.

    Appetite”s Marshall sound…#39 was a 100 watt 1959SLT Super Lead Tremolo model with an additional gain stage and other unknown mods. George Lynch spent some time with the amp prior to Slash’s use of it.


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