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Supro Saturn Reverb Review

March 23, 2015
The smallest of the new-school Supros isn’t based on a vintage model, but it nails that punky, budget-box attitude.
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Diezel D-Moll Amp Review

Diezel D-Moll Amp Review

April 15, 2013
The Diezel D-Moll is a 100-watt powerhouse that delivers crystal clean tones and smoldering overdrive from six ECC83 preamp tubes and a quartet of KT77 power tubes.
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Marshall  JCM1-C 50th Anniversary Amp Review

Marshall JCM1-C 50th Anniversary Amp Review

October 8, 2012
The tube-driven circuit captures the original JCM800’s feel and aggressive tones astonishingly well, while letting you unleash molten overdrive at much more agreeable volume levels.
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Marshall JMP-1C 50th Anniversary Combo Amp Review

Marshall JMP-1C 50th Anniversary Combo Amp Review

October 1, 2012
The JMP-1C is perfect for home recordists looking to add the coveted JMP growl and attack to their tracks, collectors looking for a usable and user-friendly piece of Marshall history, and those who are want the Super Lead sound back after putting their 100-watt heads in storage years ago.
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Music Man 112RD-50 Combo

Music Man 112RD-50 Combo

August 10, 2012
I have an old Music Man amp and I’ve always wondered about the connection between Music Man and Fender amps.
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Ampeg Lee Jackson VL502

Ampeg Lee Jackson VL502

September 20, 2011
The Ampeg VL502, along with all the amps in the VL Series, was designed by amp guru Lee Jackson.
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Blackstar HT-5R Amp Review

Blackstar HT-5R Amp Review

September 20, 2011
Featuring a very cool stereo digital reverb, the amp uses a single ECC83 tube to produce 5 watts of output power.
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Schroeder Audio DB7 Amp Review

Schroeder Audio DB7 Amp Review

February 15, 2011
The 45-watt, 6L6-driven amp favored by Wilco''s Nels Cline
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Goodsell Valpreaux 21 Amp Review

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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Krank Nineteen80 Amp Review

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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Grid 1 G1 BPT212 Combo Amp Review

Grid 1 G1 BPT212 Combo Amp Review

August 17, 2010
The lithium battery-powered tube amp has arrived -- but how does it sound?
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PRS Sweet 16 Amp Review

PRS Sweet 16 Amp Review

January 14, 2010
The PRS Sweet 16 amp can deliver tones for any style without relying on the classics
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Engl E 650 Ritchie Blackmore Signature 100-watt Amp Review

Engl E 650 Ritchie Blackmore Signature 100-watt Amp Review

December 16, 2008
Engl''s Ritchie Blackmore Signature combines gain with clarity at an reasonable price.
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