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Dirty Boy amplifiers

5/17/2000 1:56 AM
Jeff L
Dirty Boy amplifiers
This is far from a tech question but, has anyone here played through or heard a Dirty Boy amp in person? Has anyone cracked one open? If I'm not mistaken, I think they were available once upon a time to the public. Blues Saraceno's dad used to make these amps and they sounded fantastic! It apparently was a special design that worked the power section much harder and kept the pre-amp section cleaner. That amp had the ballsiet tone I've ever heard...real power tube distortion and lots of it. I think they used in the neighborhood of 7 transformers (does this make sense?) so I can imagine what a tank this thing must have been. Any info would be appreciated.