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Tube Combo

ARTICLES

Vanflet Unveils the Ultra-Clean Amp

December 11, 2018
A circuit designed for players who need ample amounts of headroom.
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Tone King Sky King Review

December 4, 2018
A shape-shifting evolution of Mark Bartel’s original design dishes scads of tone and performance possibilities.
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Dr. Z Amplification Introduces the Nova

November 30, 2018
The new dual-channel amp is designed to emulate a tweed Twin.
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Carr Telstar Review

November 27, 2018
A thrilling Fender/Vox hybrid.
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J. Chester Amplification Releases the Wave Walker

October 31, 2018
This 13-watt amplifier is inspired by the band Citizen Way and their latest single “Wave Walker.”
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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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First Look: Tone King Sky King

October 22, 2018
John Bohlinger challenges this 6L6-powered combo with P-90s, single-coils, and humbuckers to see what luscious tones are lurking in this beaut.
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Mesa/Boogie Fillmore 50 Review

October 22, 2018
Tweed Fender-style tones form the foundation of a flexible clean-to-mean Boogie beast.
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Carr Amplifiers Introduces the Telstar Combo

October 12, 2018
The amp design blends the harmonic assertion of EL84s with the deep control of 6L6s.
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Mesa/Boogie Introduces the Fillmore 25

October 4, 2018
A compact 25-watt combo powered by a pair fo 6V6 tubes.
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Supro and Keeley Electronics Collaborate on New Amp

September 19, 2018
A 25-watt combo designed specifically to be a versatile pedal platform.
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Trash or Treasure: Danelectro Centurion

September 2, 2018
A groovy dorm-room amp from the early ’60s finds its way back to its owner—ready for rock, and a little repair.
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Tone King Unveils the Sky King Combo

August 24, 2018
Tone King Amplifier Company has unveiled the new Sky King 35w, 1x12 two channel combo amplifier.
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First Look: Mesa/Boogie Fillmore 50

August 23, 2018
John Bohlinger straps on guitars new and old to test out the new 1x12 combo built with 6L6s and a lush, tube-driven reverb.
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Mesa/Boogie Introduces the Fillmore 50

August 7, 2018
A vintage-voiced, 6L6-powered combo that features a simple two-channel platform.
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Sound City SC30 Review

July 17, 2018
This ’60s-inspired combo is a minimalist monster.
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All the World’s a Gain Stage

July 16, 2018
A beginner’s guide to what makes tube amps growl, bark, and purr—from preamp tubes to output transformers and every cathode in between.
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SNAMM '18 - Park Amplifiers Park 18 Demo

July 15, 2018
Former Marshall guru Mitch Colby drives his new British-style 18-watter (which is also equipped with lovely tube-driven tremolo) with both a Tele and humbuckers.
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EVH 5150III 1x12 50W 6L6 Combo Review

July 10, 2018
Improvements to this 6L6 combo mean tone variation and versatility that transcend Van Halen sound templates.
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SNAMM '18 - Square Amps The Doyle Combo Demo

July 8, 2018
Austin's builder of one-off amps shows off his lone standard model—a Champ-style 1x10 with a little extra gain and a transformative back-panel presence control.
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