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Fryette Amplification Memphis Thirty 1x12 Combo Amp Review

August 17, 2010
A two-channel, class A, EL84-equipped 1x12 combo, this 30-watt amp is packed with features and is easy and intuitive to operate.
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Jonny Lang’s Dual-Channel Deluxe Reverbs

August 17, 2010
How does Jonny Lang combine two Deluxe Reverbs without getting out-of-phase, thin sound
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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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Matchless Avalon 35 1x12 Combo Amp Review

June 16, 2010
Matchless'' Avalon incorporates partial PC-board construction for more affordable boutique sound
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Carr Artemus 1x12 Combo Amp Review

May 18, 2010
Steve Carr''s latest amp, his take on classic Vox AC tone, is reviewed.
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Blackstar HT Club 40 Amp Review

April 22, 2010
The Blackstar HT Club 40 is a mid-sized, mid-priced combo that''s capable of an impressive number of rock tones
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Circa 1963 Vox "Mystery Amp"

April 15, 2010
Vox''s least documented amp
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Making a Super Reverb Super

April 15, 2010
A ’66 Fender Super Reverb. Photo courtesy of guitarphotographer.com. Hey, Jeff. I love your column! I look forward to reading it every month. I have a ’67 blackface Super
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Petite Tube Amps

April 15, 2010
Tiny, low-wattage amps as affordable, customizable studio tools
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Jaguar Junior Amp Review

April 15, 2010
Jaguar knocks it out of the park again with the 17-watt, Class A Junior
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Load Boxes and Pulling Twin Power Tubes

March 11, 2010
Looking for a simple, inexpensive load box? Make your own.
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Biasing a Bassman

February 11, 2010
Changing the tubes on a pawnshop Bassman 50 - which to get and how to bias?
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Marshall JCM-800 Combo

February 11, 2010
Background and value of a JCM-800 1x12 combo
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CAN YOU TURN THAT THING DOWN?

January 14, 2010
Getting great Fender Twin Reverb tone at volumes that won''t kill your ears
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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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Two Letters about … Well, Twins!

December 17, 2009
Two Fender Twin Reverb owners pose questions about their speakers
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Marshall Haze 40 Combo Amp Review

November 18, 2009
Marshall''s Haze 40 is a low-gain amp with classic tones at a manageable price
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Turn The Amp OFF… Or Else

November 18, 2009
When a business traveler leaves his amp on at home for a month, can Jeff save his once-glorious tone?
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Sneak Peek: Line 6 Spider Valve MKII

October 21, 2009
Line 6 Spider Valve MkII 112 40-watt 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp: The Best of Both Worlds
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65Amps Lil’ Elvis Combo Amp Review

October 21, 2009
65Amps'' Lil'' Elvis offers a winning combination of low watts, simple controls and killer tone.
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