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Tube Combo

Hip Kitty Panetone Combo Amp Review

March 11, 2011
The 6V6-powered, 25-watt Panetone Combo is a portable classic rocker that plays well with pedals.
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Ask Amp Man: Bringing A Gibson Duo-Medalist Back to Life, Pt. 1

February 15, 2011
Raising the cool factor and tone of a lackluster Duo-Medalist
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Fretted Americana Evil Robot Tube Combo Amp Review

February 15, 2011
A stylish combo inspired by Phil X''s 1950s Magnatone Tonemaster
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Line 6 DT50 112 Combo Amp Review

January 17, 2011
Without scores of onboard digital effects, the DT50s ostensibly offer a simpler path to classic, authentic tube tones, response, and feel— everything from clean Fender and Vox flavors to high-gain Marshall tones.
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Mesa/Boogie Mark IIB Combo Amp

January 17, 2011
An early 1980s Boogie Mark amp
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First-Time Amp Restoration, Pt. 2

January 17, 2011
Continuing the overhaul of a mid- to late-1950s Supro combo
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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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Goodsell Valpreaux 21 Amp Review

December 21, 2010
The Valpreaux is powered by two 6973s—tubes that were used in several 1960s Valco, Supro, and Gretsch amp circuits, but in little else that guitar players use.
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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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