boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 19 2017

How to change filter capacitor Premier 50 6V6 tube Guitar amp repair

A collector brought this fine amp to me for refurbishment. He wanted a new type cap filter capacitor installed, plus a wellness check. I noticed that the original …

Custom Shop Guitars

At Custom Shop Guitars we understand that serious musicians want the very best instruments available, and this is why we only carry guitars from leading manufacturers like Collings, Santa Cruz, Breedlove, and Fender Custom Shop. Our guitars are of the highest quality and can be customized to customer specifications. Want to order a Fender Custom Shop, Santa Cruz, or a Collings guitar in a custom finish? No problem! We carry and custom order only the finest acoustic guitars, electric guitars, bass guitars, mandolins, and ukuleles available. Placing your custom order with CSG ensures you of the highest quality instrument, from start to finish.
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DENMARK STREET GUITARS RARE AND VINTAGE GUITARS AND AMPS

We are Europe’s leading specialists in new, used, vintage and rare guitars, basses, amplifiers & FX. Our stores are located in the world famous ‘Tin Pan Alley’ Denmark Street, London. With over 3000 instruments available from stock we have the best selection in the UK. We offer a free finders service and can locate most instruments within a 48hr period.
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– Willie’s American Guitars –

Willie’s American Guitars specializes in vintage, used and new electric and acoustic guitars as well as tube amplifiers. We also carry many fine basses, ukuleles, mandolins and effects pedals. If you can’t find what you’re looking for in our inventory, put your name and request on our wish list and we’ll email you when it comes in.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 18 2017

Tuttle Custom Classic S Satin Black Over 3-Tone Burst #430 Quick n’ Dirty

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The AMP SHOW and GUITAR PEDAL EXPO site!

AMP SHOW PHILOSOPHY. Since it’s inception in 2005, The AMP SHOW’s winning format of private demo rooms has provided the ideal solution to the problem all manufacturers have faced while demonstrating musical products -oppressive sound regulation in an open hall environment. It is now possible to evaluate amplifiers, effects, and instruments at real world levels. At the AMP SHOW, it is up to each room to regulate volume as they please, with no limitations imposed by the show or venue staff. Perhaps the most overlooked aspect of the AMP SHOW’S formula for success, is the price the public pays to enter. A $20.00 fee, ensures exhibitors that the majority of attendees are serious about their time spent at the show and are more likely to have the funds available to indulge prospective equipment purchases. This pre-screening/filtering process, is designed to limit traffic flow to a manageable level, thus insuring each individual can count on quality time with product specialists while gathering valuable information. A certain amount of exclusivity insures a more productive, pleasurable experience for attendee and exhibitor alike.
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Electric Guitars, Acoustic Guitars, Amps, Accessories & more

Nestled in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains, Wildwood Guitars has emerged as one of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars. Here at Wildwood, our goal isn’t to sell just any instrument, but rather, extraordinary instruments that will stand the test of time. Partnering with some of the largest, most recognizable manufacturers on the planet, Wildwood Guitars has had the honor of inspiring our incredible customers for over 30 years with hand selected custom shop pieces and special, limited runs. From Fender, Fender Custom Shop, Gibson, and Gibson Custom Shop, all the way to Taylor Acoustic and so much more, we’re proud to serve our exceptional customers with truly exceptional instruments. We invite you to browse our extensive inventory and check our New Arrivals page, updated daily! Welcome to the Wildwood Family.
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Washburn WA30 and WA20 Acoustic Guitar Amplifiers

Washburn WA30 and WA20 Acoustic Guitar Amplifiers – All the warmth and tone you’d expect from a boutique amplifier at a fraction of the cost. Premium sound, affordably prices… plug in! Engineered with the live performer in mind, the WA30’s features are unmatched by any other acoustic amp in its price range. Some of the features include XLR inputs, 3-band Eq with mid-sweep, reverb, line-out, and footswitchable stereo chorus with depth and rate control. All this combined with Washburn’s straight or tiltback cabinet, and you are ready to enhance your true acoustic tone for any situation. Outside of the Continental US, call or Email for prices. Free shipping applies to Cases and Gigbags when ordered with a guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo, etc.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 17 2017

Tuttle Tuned S Black HSS Electric #435 Quick n’ Dirty

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Howard Davis: Guitar Effects Pedal Mods, Repairs & Design

If you do not have a return shipping address within the 48 contiguous United States, do not send me your pedal. Feel free to e-mail for a list and description of the custom mods available for your Electro-Harmonix pedal: howard. INTERMITTENT OR NON-EXISTENT PROBLEMS: Occasionally I am sent a pedal that has nothing wrong with it, the problem actually. RECONDITIONING: If needed and desired, I can cosmetically recondition the box of any Electro-Harmonix guitar pedal so it looks almost like new when you get it back. Reconditioning, like custom mods, can raise the resale value of a pedal considerably. BATTERIES:If you send a pedal with a good 9V battery, it is returned with the same battery. If you send a pedal with no battery, it is returned without one unless you tell me to install one. The work is usually completed within a few days of receiving your pedal. Unless agreed otherwise beforehand, receiving the pedal will be considered consent to proceed with the work. For FAST SERVICE: Please pay PROMPTLY with a POSTAL money order, CERTIFIED check, or CASH. I will then ship your pedal within a day or two of receiving payment for the work. Please contact me prior to sending any pedal to be certain I can fix or mod it. I will notify you by email the day I receive your pedal, when the work is completed, and upon shipping it back to you.
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Guitar Amplifiers « Soldano Custom Amplification

If you want the overdrive of the legendary SLO 100, and that’s all you want, this is the amp for you. Stripped to the bone, this simple signal path provides incredible dynamic response for a punchier sound. The three-channel,100-watt DECATONE is our most versatile amplifier head. Designed to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Soldano amps, the DECATONE features an SLO Overdrive channel, a gritty Crunch channel, and a punchy, tight, Clean channel. Hot Rod 100 Plus.This 100 watt all-tube amp head is designed and modeled after the renowned 100w Super Lead Overdrive. Hot Rod 50 Plus.This 50 watt all-tube amp head is designed and modeled after the renowned 100w Super Lead Overdrive. 100w Lucky 13.The 100w Lucky 13 is two amplifiers in one box-a sparkling, super luscious, “Vintage” sounding clean amp combined with a rich, singing, harmonic-laden, high gain amp for the best of all worlds. 50w Lucky 13.The 50w Lucky 13 is two amplifiers in one box-a sparkling, super luscious, “Vintage” sounding clean amp combined with a rich, singing, harmonic-laden, high gain amp for the best of all worlds. Astroverb 16.This 16-watt single channel dynamo packs the soulful crunch of its SOLDANO predecessors.
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Crate Amplifiers

Crate Amplifiers started as a flash of inspiration by Gene Kornblum, who was the leader of St. Louis Music, Inc. at the time. In the late 1970’s, Gene happened to be in a Crate & Barrel store and saw how the products were displayed in wooden crates. By the early 80’s, they were selling enough Crate amplifiers to outgrow the existing manufacturing capabilities. Because amplifier sales were going so well, the company expanded the Crate line to include a full range of solid-state guitar amplifiers. Crate eventually jumped on the tube bandwagon and began producing a line of tube amplifiers. Included in this write-up is the story of how Crate amplifiers came into existence. Crate amplifiers are endorsed by musicians playing all forms of rock music. There are a number that made their name in the 80’s that have continued to work with Crate amplifiers. Even Bo Diddley enjoyed the tones he got from his Crate amplifiers. Crate has come a long way since the wooden shipping crate days. In an effort to capitalize on the boutique market, Crate also introduced the Blackheart line of all-tube amplifiers. Crate also manufactures a line of acoustic amplifiers, offering some nice features for amplifying acoustic guitars.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 16 2017

Anderson Raven Classic Black Electric Guitar #04-04-17N Quick n’ Dirty

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Joe Perry Aerosmith Goldtone and Super Goldtone Amplifiers You are the music while the music lasts. In creating Goldtone and Super Goldtone amps, Gibson went back to the source of tone, to the “S” amps of the ’50s, and started with true ’50s-style, Class A all-tube technology, with the celebrated 12AX7 preamp tubes and EL84s in the power amp. Then Gibson “Re-evolved” the guitar amplifier, avoiding all the developments in amp design over the last half-century that have compromised tone. As a result Goldtones and Super Goldtones are stronger than the originals, with a more powerful sound but with no alteration to that pure, fundamental quality – the guitar amplifier’s reason for being – tone. What do you get back from your amp? Goldtone amps simply have more to give than other amps. With class A cathode bias, Goldtones have the widest possible signal swing before the tubes are driven to cut-off or saturation. Walt Whitman GA-15RVS GA-15 15 watts Class A One 10″ Celestion Vintage speaker External speaker out Bright switch GA-30RVS 15 watts per side Class A 12″ Celestion Two Vintage speakers Footswitchable Accutronics reverb Series/Parallel effects loop external Stereo speaker out gain Footswitchable boost Bright switch 15 watts Class A 12″ Celestion Vintage One speaker Triode/pentode switch Footswitchable Accutronics reverb External speaker out Bright switch The next level. Does your amp speak the language of your soul? Super Goldtones speak – with a combination of tone and power unmatched by any other amplifiers. Super Goldtones with Class A cathode bias amps have the widest possible signal swing before the tubes are driven to cut-off or saturation, for tone that is progressively rich in har- GA-30RVH 30 watts Class A Four EL84 tubes 100% Tube Signal Path independent channels, Two each with boost and separate reverb controls Series/Parallel effects loop 3-spring Accutronics reverb monics and very touch-sensitive to dynamics. The Class AB Super Goldtone is designed using grid bias that produces 30-50% more power, with a tight, dynamic feel and higher head room before distortion. Super Goldtone is the next level – if you’re ready for it. Charlie Parker GA-30RV 30 watts Class A Four EL84 tubes One 10″ and one 12″ Celestion speaker 100% tube signal path independent channels each with Two boost and separate reverb controls Series/Parallel effects loop 6-spring Accutronics reverb GA-60RV 60 watts Class AB Two EL34tubes Two 12″ Celestion speakers 100% tube signal path independent channels each with Two boost and separate reverb controls Series/Parallel effects loop 6-spring Accutronics reverb External biasing facility Super Goldtone Cabinet 240 watts Two 10″ Celestion speakers with open back top Two 12″ Celestion speakers with closed back bottom Impedance switchable to 4W, 16W mono or 8W stereo www.
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The Guitar Magazine

In the second instalment of our Rift project, Huw Price gets deeply tweedy with cathode-bias switching, negative feedback modifications and more. The Princeton Reverb is arguably the most modded of all the classic More…. Promising era-spanning British rock tones at realistic volume levels with built-in attenuation, Victory’s Sheriff 22 is new in town. Huw Price saddles up Brit More…. With one foot in the 1940s and the other in the now, this repurposed cine-projector amplifier features vintage valves and transformers alongside brand-new components. This More…. Not for the first time, Huw Price finds himself on a voyage of tone courtesy of North Carolina’s boutique amp guru Michael Swart. Many tweed amps finished the 1960s More…. As Lanterns On The Lake gear up for their UK tour, Paul Gregory auditions two candidates to be his new live amp. Which one will win? It’s fair to say that 2016 was an odd year. At some point, we appeared to More…. A circuit from Orange’s recent past is reimagined in stereo. Chris Vinnicombe grabs and goes Launched in the mid-noughties, the popular Orange Rocker 30 came in head or More…. Another year goes by and another clutch of high-end amplifiers gets added to the ‘play before you die’ list. Any member of this quintet could have scooped the prize and it was a close-run thing, but in the end More…. We’re getting tired of hearing ourselves say it, but there’s no getting away from the fact that we guitarists have never had it so good when it comes to an affordable amplifier. Think back to the 1990s – pickings More…. IK Multimedia once again redefines a product category for guitarists with the newly released iRig Nano Amp – the versatile micro amp with a built-in iOS interface. iRig Nano Amp gives players both a standalone More…..
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Marshall Guitar Amplifiers

With the wide array of competition, both online and offline, there is little reason to pay full price for a Marshall Amp, new or pre-owned. Buying a new or pre-owned guitar amp can be a difficult can be a challenge to decide on the right amp for you, your guitar and your musical style. Acoustic Guitar Amplifiers: The electronics of these amps capture and project the full range of the acoustic guitar’s highs, mid-ranges and bass tones. Bass Amplifiers: Bass amps are optimized to reproduce and project the low sonorous sounds of the bass guitar. High voltage capable cables are the better choice for connecting speakers to the amp head. Avoid using standard guitar cables. Converting electrical impulses into audible sound is the basic function of a guitar amp. The preamp receives electrical signals from the guitar The power amp is responsible for boosting the signal from the pre amp and sending it to the speakers according to the wattage specs of the unit. Tube type amps produce a unique sound, appealing to those musicians seeking the warmer tones and special distortion effect tube amps deliver. Some consider the tube amp to be obsolete, but for many musicians the authentic and classic sounds of the tube amp ensures its continued popularity. Solid state amps are a newer generation of circuitry, inspired by the tube type amps, optimized to reproduce the those more authentic and classic tones achieved by tube amps. Speaker quality is an equally important consideration when buying a guitar amp. The tips in this guide will help you evaluate your needs for an amp and assist you find the right amp that matches your musical genre; performance and practice requirements and, budget.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 15 2017

Handmade Guitar Amp Demo

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Guitar Amplifiers in CA | Hotfrog US

Looking for guitar amplifiers services or Guitar Amps services in CA? Find over 42 guitar amplifiers business listings. Hub; … Boutique Guitar.
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How To Make 9 Volt Portable Guitar Amplifiers Build Your …

Browse and Read How To Make 9 Volt Portable Guitar Amplifiers Build Your Very Own Mini Boutique Practice Amp How To Make 9 Volt Portable Guitar Amplifiers
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Fender Guitars | Electric, Acoustic & Bass Guitars, Amps …

Since 1946, Fender’s iconic Stratocasters, Telecasters and Precision & Jazz bass guitars have transformed nearly every music genre.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 14 2017

Vintage Fender Vibrolux tube guitar amp repair Static noise fix D-lab How to

Another long distance repair task. My shop got loaded up this week with vintage tube dusty amps. Lots of work, but fun. I love the old tube amps. They can be a …

How To Make 9 Volt Portable Guitar Amplifiers Build Your …

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Electric Guitar Amplifiers – Save Money w/ BUNDLES …

Shop online for electric guitar amplifiers at Kraft Music. BUNDLES get you everything for one low price. Financing options available.
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FRENZEL Amplifiers? | Telecaster Guitar Forum

FRENZEL Amplifiers? Discussion in ‘Amp … Frenzel offers a deal in a “boutique” PTP amp. … Telecaster Guitar Forum.
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 13 2017

How to repair Peavey classic 30 tube EL84 guitar amplifier hum buzz D-lab

This amp was a challenge. Based on a folding circuit board design. Repair can be an adventure. This one required all new filter capacitors. If you research this …

Stack Electric Guitar Amplifiers | eBay

Shop from the world’s largest selection and best deals for Stack Electric Guitar Amplifiers. Shop with confidence on eBay!
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V55HD | Guitar Head Amplifiers | Guitar | Bugera …

Hand-built 55-Watt guitar head driven by 2 x 6L6 tubes; Way cool vintage look and feel; Authentic 2-channel preamp design from the ’60s featuring 3 x 12AX7 tubes …
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Boutique Tube Amp – The Tone King | TheToneKing.com

Guitar, Amp, Pedal Reviews. Behind the Scenes, How-To, Backstage, Artist Interviews, NAMM Show coverage and more!
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 12 2017

Vox VT40X modelling guitar amp demo

Only a few months after the release of the well-received VX I and VX II, Vox has unveiled the latest evolution of its Valvetronix line: the VT20X, VT40X and …

Genz Benz Amplifiers – Guitar Amplification, Acoustic …

2012 © KMC Music Inc., All Rights Reserved As part of our commitment to improve design and quality of our instruments, Genz Benz reserves the right to change pricing …
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Carol-Ann Amplifiers Dealers

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Peavey Guitar Amplifiers | zZounds

In addition to all the boutique qualities and hot-rodded tones that guitarists have come to expect from the Peavey ValveKing series, … Peavey Guitar Amplifiers …
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 11 2017

Gibson saturn GA-45 RVT Tube guitar amp repair gone wrong D-lab electronics

Well, here is the video you all have been waiting for. D-lab fails to deliver. This amp was a very difficult task. I spent way to many hours on it and the amp was still …

Carter Vintage Guitars

Welcome to the new Carter Vintage Guitars website. We’re confident you’ll find it faster and easier to navigate. Check out our ever-changing inventory of over 1,000 vintage, new and used guitars, basses, mandolins, banjos, amps, and more.
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Amps & Cabs

The Greer Amps Studio V Series speaker cabs are hand built, using Baltic Birch, using finger joints. Our cabs have been the mainstay cab of many touring musicians for the…..
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Tube Guitar Combo Amps | Sweetwater

Only at Sweetwater! 0% Financing, FREE Shipping, and FREE Tech Support for Tube Guitar Combo Amps!
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boutique guitar amplifiers News for November 10 2017

7 Guitar Amplifier Tips To A Great Sound, Plus Meteoro Atomic Drive 20 Guitar Amplifier Demo

In this guitar amplifier demo and guitar lesson, Claude Johnson will teach you 7 basic tips to get a great sound from your guitar amp, that every aspiring guitar …

Custom tube guitar amplifiers

Swart Amplifier Co was founded on a simple principle:Everything revolves around great Tone. Where there is great tone, there are VALVES; no solid state devices need apply. Rectification is by valve, not harsh sounding solid-state diodes. Finally, there is something that equals the heyday of valve amplifiers, with quality point to point wired circuits using excellent iron and parts that don’t leech the harmonics from the stream. Swart Amplifier Co brings harmonic richness and warmth, rendering solid state amplification sterile. Employing custom modifications of classic circuits featuring point to point wiring, Class A bias, tube rectification, and PP & Single-Ended output, we aim to bring great tone to the forefront again. Swart Amplifiers: Hand built to last a lifetime – Modern Day Classics.
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Quilter Guitar Amplifiers

Founded by Patrick Quilter, the “Q” in QSC Audio, Quilter Labs is the culmination of a lifetime obsession with making the best possible tools for musicians. Lightweight, powerful, reliable, and consistent, Quilter Guitar Amplifiers are already on the stage with many of the world’s most legendary guitarists as well as some of the top touring acts of today. Quilter’s patent pending analog technology rivals the best of tube amp tone and delivers on warmth, feel, and dynamics without the trade-offs normally associated with traditional technology. All Quilter amps are built by hand in Southern California with pride.
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Used Tube Guitar Amps

Looking for Used Gear? You may have just discovered your future. Music Go Round franchisees started out as customers of our stores. They have a love of music, they love gear and they understand the industry. Most importantly they’ve taken their passion and turned it into a business they’re proud of which is an asset to the music scene in their community. Who wouldn’t want to own a business where every day they were doing what they truly love? Sound interesting?
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What Are the Actual Most Popular Boutique Amp Brands?

The days when just a handful of amp makers dominated the market – and a search for a new amp might start with Fender and stop with Marshall – ended decades ago. The steady march of masterful makers entering the boutique scene continues unabated, making today arguably the “Golden age” of amp design and production. Nowadays, the high-end amp market is flooded with hundreds of brands to explore, each with their own lineup of core models and countless power and speaker configurations. While we can’t offer a quantitative answer for which is going to sound the best, we can deduce which brands garner the most sales and rank as the most popular in the boutique amp scene. Here’s the breakdown of best-selling boutique amp brands by total number of sales on Reverb. As you can see above, Dr. Z easily claims the top spot as the most popular boutique amp brand on Reverb. Another useful analog for the popularity of a particular amp brand is how long it takes for their amps to sell on the used market. Though not the most dominant players across the board, these fast-selling amp brands tend to rely on word-of-mouth buzz and fierce communities of fans. Unlike the first set of charts above, where a wide array of products drives sales and market share, these makers tend to focus on very specific amp designs with extremely low production numbers. Dumbles like the Overdrive Special are the Les Paul “Bursts” of the amp market. Mesa/Boogie is often pointed to as the original boutique amp brand, but has grown enough in the four decades since its launch to no longer really carry the designation. Very few “Boutique” amp brands label themselves as such, and most of the builders behind these numbers are instead focused on doing what they do best: designing and building some of the best tube guitar amplifiers ever devised. The competitive nature of today’s market means that most extant amp brands really do offer amazing products by any standard. Visiting an amp show or an indie guitar shop with a decent amp section is like making a choice at an Italian gelato stand.
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