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Reviews: Amps

Premier Guitar's rating system includes brief summations of a product’s pros and cons, as well as pick ratings (0–5) in four categories—Tones, Design/Build, Value, and Playability (for instruments) or Ease of Use (amps, effects, and other devices) or Versatility (pickups and speakers). Items with a total of 18 or more picks (out of 20) win our coveted Premier Gear Award.

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BC Audio No. 10 Mk. II Amplifier Review

January 22, 2015
Not just another plexi clone!
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Park P45 Review

December 18, 2014
A handwired 45-watt head based on a mid-’60s British classic.
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Risen Legacy Review

December 12, 2014
This 50-watt head captures the best qualities of coveted non-master volume amps.
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Quick Hit: Blackstar FLY 3

December 5, 2014
A mean little practice amp that streets under $75 and includes an onboard delay.
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Carr Skylark Review

October 24, 2014
This low-wattage, Fender-inspired combo is an absolute jewel.
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Line 6 AMPLIFi 150 Review

October 16, 2014
It’s an amp! It’s home audio system! It’s both!
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Marshall 1958X 18-Watt Review

August 26, 2014
A high-end, hand-wired version of Marshall’s little giant.
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Quick Hit: Yonac ToneStack

August 10, 2014
A super-flexible virtual guitar rig for iOS.
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Bradford Sterling Review

July 29, 2014
A deco-styled EL84 18-watter melds Vox and Marshall sounds.
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The Mean 18: British-Style 18-Watt Amp Kits from Mojotone and Tube Depot

July 1, 2014
We built two killer Marshall 18-watt amp clones from kits. Which sounds best? Which was more fun to make?
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