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Dimed & Dangerous: So Many Tubes, So Little Time

November 23, 2018
Thinking about a tube swap? Here are four factors to consider.
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First Look: Carr Telstar

October 29, 2018
John Bohlinger uses a trio of guitars (a Gretsch Black Falcon, a '60s Tele, and a humbucker-loaded Kiesel) to test this interesting combo that pairs 6L6 and EL84 output tubes.
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SNAMM '18 - Elliott Guitars Halocaster and Pine Top Demos

July 5, 2018
A mashup of two classic models results in fun, twangy tones. Also, check out two powerful combos that harken back to gritty tweeds.
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SNAMM '18 - Swart Amplifier Company Stereo Master 20 Demo

July 4, 2018
Check out this demo of the company's new stereo amp that packs an enormous amount of swirl into a boutique box.
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Dr. Z Z-PLUS Review

April 17, 2018
A versatile low-watt monster with a whole lotta roar.
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First Look: Two-Rock Bloomfield Drive

March 26, 2018
The ace guitarist brings a '56 Les Paul Custom, Hahn T-style, '55 Strat, and PRS hollowbody to the ring to properly tussle with the 6V6-powered, 100-watt beast.
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NAMM '18 - Bigtone Studio Plex 22, Studio Lux 22 & Club 20 Demo

February 15, 2018
Three new Spanish-built 6V6 designs—including one built at the behest of Billy Gibbons.
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NAMM '18 - Fender Hot Rod IV Amp Series: DeVille 212, Blues Junior & Pro Junior Demos

February 1, 2018
Get a taste of three of the updated tube combos that all street for under $1k.
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Nolatone Club Master Review

January 18, 2018
Paul Sanders’ compact and excellent pedal platform delivers much more than mere headroom. It also sounds awesome, all by itself.
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First Look: Dr. Z Amplification Z-PLUS

November 27, 2017
PG's Review Demo specialist John Bohlinger plays a pair of Les Pauls and a T-style to see how good this 6V6-combo co-designed by Joe Walsh truly sounds.
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Wooly Coats Spanky MkII Review

November 23, 2017
A throwback combo that combines modern volume control with classic vibes.
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DR.Z Amplification Releases the Z-PLUS 1x12 Combo

November 10, 2017
The Z-PLUS is a unique parallel, single-end amplifier in true Class A configuration, which yields a rich clean tone that smoothly overdrives into gritty, harmonic-laden distortion.
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Fender ’64 Custom Deluxe Reverb Review

November 9, 2017
A long-overdue handwired classic knocks it out of the park with tones and no-brainer mods that more than justify the price.
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Ask Amp Man: Beefing Up a Fender Deluxe Reverb Reissue

November 1, 2017
How to add reverb and tremolo—and new tonal colors—to the “normal” channel of a workhorse amp.
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First Look: Wooly Coats Spanky Mk II

October 16, 2017
We fire up tone scientist Jamie Scott's latest 6V6-powered 1x12 with "HybridMaster" volume.
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First Look: Fender '64 Custom Deluxe Reverb

September 25, 2017
John Bohlinger grabs four of his favorite guitars to see how this "new" combo purrs and snarls.
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SNAMM '17 - Fender Ed O'Brien Strat, Brad Paisley Tele & '64 Custom Deluxe Reverb Demos

July 15, 2017
The SoCal company introduces three signature models and give the handwired treatment to an old favorite combo.
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SNAMM '17 - Bullhead Amplification Paragon Demo

July 14, 2017
Amp builder Scott VanFossen unleashes a head that can come with either 6L6 or EL34 tubes and is equally equipped to handle acoustics.
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Carr Mercury V Review

May 3, 2017
A Brit-flavored beauty with remarkable range.
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Bullhead Matador Review

February 12, 2017
Nashville builder Scott VanFossen’s red-cape sleight of hand puts exquisite twists into a form that’s far more than it seems.
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