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Mesa/Boogie Mark IIB Combo Amp

January 17, 2011
An early 1980s Boogie Mark amp
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Nolatone Ampworks Rotten Johnny Combo Amp Review

January 17, 2011
Download Example 1 Les Paul dirty rock rhythm tone Download Example 2 Clean Blackface Strat tone Download Example 3 P-90 thick solo tone Clips recorded with an SM57 off-axis
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First-Time Amp Restoration, Part 1

December 21, 2010
A vintage Supro in need of a tune-up
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Electroplex Rocket 22 Amp Review

December 21, 2010
Electroplex has jumped back into the fray with the Rocket 22—a 2-channel amp powered by a pair of 6V6 tubes
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Matamp Amplification Spirit 1x8 Combo Amp Review

October 14, 2010
The Spirit is a pint-size combo with vintage tone and feel
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Egnater Tweaker Amp Review

October 4, 2010
A variety of tweakable tones in a small box with a small price tag
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Video Review - Egnater Tweaker Amp

October 4, 2010
PG's Editor in Chief Shawn Hammond walks us through his latest review--Egnater Tweaker head and 1x12 extension cab. The Tweaker is loaded with three 12AX7 preamp tubes and two 6V6 power tubes. The Tweaker is an ultra-compact and versatile all-tube amp that offers a unique and sophisticated tone with an abundance of tonal variations via the on-board "Tweaker" selector switches. The Gain, EQ and Master sections each have a Tweaker switch providing a wide-range of tones from the ultra smooth and satisfying to fully over-saturated lead tones. The Tweaker's front panel controls include Vintage/Modern switch that controls the Master Volume, a USA/AC/Brit switch that coincides with the 3-band EQ (Treble, Middle, Bass), Hot/Clean switch that works with the Gain knob, a Bright/Normal switch, and a Tight/Deep switch. Click here to read the full written review...
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Budda Amplification Superdrive Series II V-40 Amp Review

September 21, 2010
The latest addition to Budda''s Superdrive line, the V-40, is reviewed.
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Video Review - Matamp MiniMat II Head

September 21, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner takes us through one of his latest review--the Matamp Minimat 2 head. The Matamp Minimat 2 is a 4 watt, all-tube that features one Edicron 6V6GT power tube and two JJ ECC83 S preamp tubes. The Minimat 2 controls include Gain, Boost, Volume, and Tone. The Boost knob lets you preset additional gain and turn it on and off with a footswitch.
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65Amps Tupelo Combo Amp Review

August 23, 2010
Tupelo has big, vintage-inspired American tones.
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Ibanez Tube Screamer Amp TSA15H Review

August 5, 2010
Ibanez''s Tube Screamer Amp provides 15 watts of all-tube power with a built-in Tube Screamer circuit for around $300.
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Fender Super-Sonic 22 Combo Amp Review

June 24, 2010
Fender''s new Super-Sonic series delivers a variety of Fender tones to make this a gig-worthy combo
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BC Audio Amplifier No. 7 Review

December 17, 2009
Simple setup, wild rocking tones and impeccable build quality are the trademarks of the BC Audio Amplifier No. 7
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Fender '57 Champ Amp Review

December 17, 2009
Fender''s ''57 Champ reissue is five snarling watts based on the 5F1 circuit
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Fender Princeton Reverb

October 21, 2009
Zach finds that a Fender Princeton is older than its owner thought.
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1959 Fender Harvard with 1962 Fender Esquire

September 18, 2009
The magical duo of the sixties: a Fender Esqure and Harvard amp.
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Pheo Guitars

July 22, 2009
Phil Sylvester is a visual artist, and guitar gear is his medium. Check out his bizarre and beautiful creations.
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Simple Amps Big Iron 6VA "Black Widow" Amp Review

April 21, 2009
Simple Amps'' Big Iron 6VA amp is simple, old school and responsive to your guitar''s controls
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Backline Engineering Zentone 7 Review

March 17, 2009
The ZenTone 7 packs a number of tones into its 7 watts, alternating between an EL84 and a 6V6
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