I love my sturdy little loud-as-hell AC15CC1, but my newest project requires a higher-gain sound than my previous. I've driven the amp to distortion with a Boss OD-2, but I'd like to get more natural overdrive out of the amp, and, as you all know, these amps (stock) just don't overdrive or break up very easily. They're Voxes, so they're expected to be that way!
Any suggestions about getting more gain out of this little tank of an amp? I am going to switch out the driver 12AX7 tube to a higher gain tube, for starters.
Any favored overdrive or distortion pedals that you folks really like in combo with this amp? I'm looking for something closer to a Marshall sound... after all, the 60's plexis had an almost identical tube compliment!