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Ugly Amps Releases the Lil' Ugly

ugly amps lil ugly

The handmade, cathode-biased, two-channel head rocks at 20W thanks to a pair of 5881 power tubes.

Adding to the company's well-established line of boutique guitar products, UglyAmps has unveiled the new Lil' Ugly head, a 20-watt cathode-bias, 5881-powered amp.

The Lil' Ugly sports two footswitchable channels: a killer clean channel and a great drive channel based on UglyAmps' highly regarded cobra amp for serious gain. It also features a footswitchable effects loop and packs all this flexibility in a lightweight 13-pound package, making it a great grab and go amp. Like all UglyAmps, the Lil' Ugly is handmade in the USA.

Ugly Amps "LiL Ugly demo by Dave Lewis of Lewis Instruments

​Lil Ugly highlights Include:

Ugly Channel with Bass, Mid, Treble, Mid shift, and mod boost sw.
20W output in a very loud, gigable amp
13-pound head – extremely portable
Two footswitchable channels: Clean and Ugly
All-tube electronics: 2 x 5881, 4 x 12AX7
Master Volume on both channels
Footswitchable effects loop
Presence, send and return levels on rear panel

All Ugly Amps are designed and built in the company's Pennsylvania home. Street price is $1250.