Mr Sebatron I have a question for you. Last year I got a local tech guy to build me a custom 2 channel valve distortion unit. While in testing phase, its sounded absolutely amazing on really hi gain. While building it he decided to swap the output transformer for a cheap one, claiming it would help the distortion... but I have found that their is a characteristic buzzing effect on certain high gain settings (not a nice one in most cases), and the unit as a whole destroys bass, though thats not surprising... Just wondering if you (or anyone else here) could give me your learned opinion on this, as I'd like him to try a higher quality transformer. BTW I'm probably gonna get one of your VMP 2000's soon... would love a stereo deuterium but dont think finances will allow.