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LA Amp Show '09

LA Amp Show - Two Rock Amps 10th Anniversary Demo

November 24, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Two Rock Amplifiers booth. In this segment, we get our first glimpse and listen to Two Rock's 10th Anniversary Amp.

The 10th Anniversary amp is a tube-rectified, 2-channel amp [either 50 watt with 2-6L6 power tubes or a 100 watt with 4-6L6 power tubes] that offers Class A or Class AB operation. Its front panel controls include; Treble, Middle, Bass, Bright, Mid, Deep, Bypass, Gain, a Master and Contour control for each channel. It comes loaded with an Accutronics spring reverb tank(Two Rock's own patent applied for reverb circuit).

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LA Amp Show '09 - Wizard Amps Modern Classic Demo

November 23, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he swings by the Wizard Amplification booth. In this segment, we get our first taste of Wizard's 100 Watt Modern Classic.

The 100 Watt Modern Classic features two inputs (high and low sensitivity) with foot-switching capabilities. Front panel features include; Lead Gain with Pull Channel Select, Lead Master with Pull Lead Boost, Rhythm with Pull Rhythm Boost, Treble, Middle, Bass and Presence controls. It comes loaded with EL34 and 4T50 power tubes.

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LA Amp Show '09: Henman-Bevilacqua Guitars S1 Demo

November 17, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he swings by the Henman-Bevilacqua Guitars booth. In this video segment we get our first peek at their S1 model.

The S1 is a solidbody guitar that features a Honduran mahogany body with a Northwestern flame maple top. Also, it has a three-piece sapelle neck and headstock with an ebony fingerboard. It comes loaded with WCR pickups (Crossroads-neck; Godwood-bridge) and Sperzel locking tuners.

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LA Amp Show '09-Bogner 20th Anniversary Shiva Demo

November 16, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Bogner Amplification booth. In this segment, we get an extra special treat from a gearhead-in-training, Anton Oparin. Anton is a shredder all the way from Russia and demos his other-world abilities on his Gary Kramer custom Cathedral Deluxe through a Bogner 20th Anniversary Shiva and Uberschall.

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LA Amp Show '09 - Matchless Amps Avalon 30 Demo

November 15, 2009
PG's Chris Kies is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he swings by the Matchless Amplifiers booth. In this segment, we get our first taste of Matchless' Avalon 30 1x12 combo.

The Avalon 30 1x12 combo is a one-channel, 30 Watt (switchable to 15 Watt) Class A amp. It has 4-EL84 power tubes, 3-12AX17, 5-12AX7 (reverb) preamp tubes and 1-5AR4 rectifier tube. The Avalon utilizes an innovative new hybrid construction method which combines point to point wiring, circuit tracing, and turret style construction. Also, this model comes packed with a Celestion G12H30 speaker.

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LA Amp Show '09 - DAR Amps Tuzzia Demo

November 14, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the DAR Amps booth. In this video segment, we get to see and hear from DAR's Tuzzia head and two of their unique cabs.

The Tuzzia is a 65 Watt Class A amp with 6C33B MiG tubes. For preamp tubes, it comes with 12AX7 and 12AU7. The colorful 2x12 cabinet is loaded with Celestion G12T-75 speakers and the 4x12 cab has with a pair of Celestion Vintage 30s and sledgehammer Celestion K100s.

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LA Amp Show - 65Amps 20 Watt Prototype Head Demo

November 13, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he swings by the 65Amps booth.

In this segment, we get our very first peek at 65Amps' newest (unnamed) prototype. The prototype is a 20 watt head that features a unique tone stack and undisclosed power tubes, but 65Amps' Dan Boul says that it is built upon the Lil' Elvis platform by "going vertical with it."
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LA Amp Show '09 - TomasZewicz Amps TZZ-35H Demo

November 11, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the TomasZewicz Amps booth. In this segment, we get our first peek at the TomasZewicz's TZZ-35H head.

The TZZ-35H is a 35 watt, cathode bias head with a sustain feature and buffered effects loop. It comes loaded with 12DW7, 12AX7, 12AT7,12AX7 and 2-EL34s tubes. The front panel controls include Master Volume, Cut, Presence, Bass, Middle, Treble, Sustain, Drive and Pre Amp Gain.

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LA Amp Show '09 - Egnater Amps Tweaker Demo

November 10, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Egnater Amps booth. In this video segment, we get our official peek at Egnater's Tweaker head and cabinet.

The 15 watt Tweaker is said to sit in between the Rebel 20 and Renegade 30 with 6V6 power tubes. The controls include a Vintage/Modern switch, Master Volume, a USA/Brit switch, Treble, Middle, Bass, a Hot/Clean switch, Gain, a Bright/Normal switch and a Tight/Deep switch.

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LA Amp Show '09-Red Jones Amps 18 & 45 Watt Demos

October 27, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Red Jones Amplifiers booth. In this segment we get to hear from Red Jones' 18 and 45 watt heads. These guitar amplifier heads are based on Ken Fischer's Trainwreck amplifiers (both in circuitry, vintage parts and cabinetry), but feature many of Billy Yates' own preferences and appointments. Billy Yates (ex-Outlaws guitarist) uses a LSL Instruments 52.5 Aged T-Bone telecaster guitar.

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