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At 3:03 of Mark Tremonti's gear rundown, he talks about his amps. "When I'm playing rhythm guitar, I'm playing through this, down the middle..." From the article http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Rig_Rundown_Creeds_Mark_Tremonti: "Tremonti uses a multi-amp setup anchored by his Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier, which runs through the two inside Mesa/Boogie 4x12 cabinets for rhythm and lead work."more
At 8:08 in this video Devin Townsend of [Vai](http://equipboard.com/band/vai), [Front Line Assembly](http://equipboard.com/band/front-line-assembly), [The Wild Hearts](http://equipboard.com/band/the-wildhearts), and [Strapping Young Lad](http://equipboard.com/band/strapping-young-lad), talks about the amplifiers he uses. mentioning Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier for the rhythm sounds.more
In [this interview](http://www.musicplayers.com/features/bands_general/2011/0611_NealMorse.php) for Music Players. Neal Morse talks about a Gibson he borrowed from a friend, saying, "I borrowed that and, man, I just fell in love with the way it played and the tone. And I put it through a [Mesa/Boogie] Rectifier and also an Orange amp. And it was just like, wow, that thing sang."more
Again, from the Tone King video explaining his amps and effects. The fact that it's a Dual Rectifier instead of a Triple can be determined by the spacing of the knobs; this one is clearly a Dual Rectifier which is used, atypically for a Rectifier, on a clean setting to reinforce the bottom end of his sound. This is used in conjunction with the Diezel VH4 or The Diezel Herbert (running in a heavy, distorted mode) depending on the venue and the desires of the house engineer.more
In this rig rundown, Michael Angelo Batio mentions his use of Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifiers. At 12:48, "Now some amps can't handle that kind of mid range, like a Boogie Dual Rectifier. It's very hard for me to get my tone because they just don't have that kind of mid presence...but those Boogies I use for rhythms."more
"My go-to amp for metal is the Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier. I think no matter what room you play it has a more natural mid range than most typical amps available for rental overseas. When the tubes are new, yet broken in, this amp is just punishing. It breaks up nicely and is percussive enough to get the job done. The external switching features really gel with the GCX, which we will get into later."more
Just got the multiwatt Dual Rec. Amazing amp but I would replace the stock valves as they are quite brittle sounding. Replacing mine with Harma 12ax7 preamp valves and Harma 6L6GC Mesa Select power stage valves.
this is like a triple rectifier with less output section options... see my review of the triple if you want to know how I feel about this over-featured, over-gainy paper-weight....
You could use a dual rec to amplify your guitar if you didn't have an amp that actually sounds good. I will say this though, if you are the indecisive sort and you don't have a strong idea what you want your guitar to sound like, mesa's dual and triple rectifier amps give you about a million knobs and switches to dicker with instead of actually playing guitar. That's kinda my feeling about most mesa stuff after the MK III...
I use this on top of my gigging amp. Absolutely love it.
Vast amounts of settings - allowing you to get your preferred tonage.
Perfect for any level (apart from price - my uncle gave me his)