Palm Muted "Punch" and "Bottom"

Greetings… Breaking in the new QC and bought 2 Headrush 108’s (Dont judge, all I could afford after 2k for the QC) and im finding it hard to get that “Bottom” or “Chug” when palm muting. Not new metal chug… more like Foreigner “Hot Blooded” clean bottom is what im chasing, I dialed up a plexi after going through all Marshalls and a landed on a 4 x 12 cab.
I put a high pass @ 100 and carved out some 314 and 169 @ 3db cut for HR “woof” elimination. All im getting is a muted dull bassy sound with no depth.
Any veterans have any ideas? (Please dont suggest buy new gear, thats getting so old)

It’s going to be very subjective for what you want but I would experiment with the cabs and or try some of your own IRs.

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I find moving the mic on the right cab to an sm57 center cone brightens up the bottom end.

Thank you,sir!..

Congrats on your new QC! I have had mine for about a month now. I am writing one of those “not-really-an-answer” emails… sorry in advance! But I do want to encourage you to make a few more downloads and explore the setup you have. I have the same QC+2 Headrush 108’s, and I have found that this combo is SO flexible and capable that it takes a while to really figure out where the boundary actually is. I’d be confident to say anything; well, OK, MOST things we are hoping to get out of the QC are possible. I went through a lot of the “did I buy the right stuff” thinking, but a month into this, I am pretty happy. So, all that to say, “keep on rockin’” I think you’ll be pleased once you’ve relaxed and takin’ the rig for a few more outings. Hope that was encouraging since it was not technically helpful.