"All of Herington’s gain comes from his 100-watt Bludotone Bludo-Drive with 6L6 tubes. Herington also uses a 100-watt Guytron GT-100. The amp sports four EL34s, two EL84s and seven 12AX7 tubes.," states [this](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Rig_Rundown_Steely_Dans_Jon_Herington) Premier Guitar rig rundown.more
Larry Carlton talks about his Bludo-Drive setup at 15:23 in this rig rundown saying, “Yeah, the Bludotone. Well, wonderful wonderful open sound. I described what I liked about my Dumbles to Brandon Montgomery, the maker of this amp, and he said “I think I can find something that you coul really be pleased with.” And he knew my sound from over the years, so he went to work and designed it and it's right in the sonic arena that I like to be in. So it’s worked out great. This is my 50 and 100-watt rig, which I play on the road in the states. I have the same thing, I have one in Brussels so we can pick it up and tour Europe and I have one in Tokyo so I don't have to ship one there and a pedalboard in Tokyo also so I'm covered and I don’t have to fly them every time. Yeah, I’m just tickled with tone of this amp and for my studio when I'm in here actually this is for the road, the 50-100, and he made it 25 watt-50 watt for me. For my studio, where I could get the same tone but you don’t have to play as loud… So yeah killer happy been playing it a number years now.” When asked how he gets his overdrive tone, Mr. 335 responded, “Most of it is from the amp. I like, you know, over the years I set my preamp to when I hit it hard just wants to talk just it just wants to say something different… And then obviously there's the overdrive section which is very similar to my Dumbles before and it's just a sweet sweet sweet tight overdrive.” Larry goes on to say at 17:33, “Yeah, you know it has so much what I call headroom that the transience just keep going through even when you play softly… and when I play harder it doesn't compress like a lot of the amps will stop a sound, it stays open…This is a 50-100 watt you know it has a switch in the back to choose.”more
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