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Orange TH30 Amp Head Review

November 16, 2010
Modern overdrive tones and vintage-flavored cleans from Orange
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Diamond Amplification Positron Amp Head Review

November 16, 2010
A class A tube head with simple features and portability that''s both low-watt and loud
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Diezel Schmidt Amp Review

November 12, 2010
Blending vintage class-A British tones with modern feel in a heavy, rugged package
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Jet City Amplification JCA20H-BES Friedman Mods Amp Review

November 5, 2010
What happens when an already-impressive (and affordable) head with Soldano circuitry goes on the workbench of legendary amp guru Dave Friedman and gets one of his Brown Eye mods?
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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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Krank Nineteen80 Amp Review

September 27, 2010
The Nineeen80 captures the vibe of modded amps of the ''80s at a reasonable price
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Scarlett Amplifiers Screamer 70 Amp Review

September 21, 2010
The screamer is a high-gain head with great overdrive
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Matamp Amplification MiniMat II Amp Review

September 21, 2010
Matamp''s lunchbox amp offers ''70s rock tones with reasonable volume
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