Hi, I have owned both of this amps concurrently and while very good I would opt for a higher end model. A D-Zero would be more like a side step so a higher model from either manufacturer would be IMO the way to go. Good luck.
Matt, I am just passing through and I though it would be great to see old friends I have made at a couple of previous meets (2) I have attended in the Atlanta Area. If it happens great and I will stop by to say hello. Cheers!
Larry, IMO you need to open the unit up to do the job right. I would take pictures as you open the unit to document the as found condition and I would first put the unit outside and "dust it off" using compressed air. Make sure you do not direct or impact the tuning blades.
I also believe you should take the time to remove the knobs (the spoon trick or a thing rope works) then the faceplate. As I recall there is a brass nut in the mid pot that has to be removed as...