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Re: One question...

6/19/1998 12:26 PM
Re: One question...
There do seem to be some EL84 amps that fit this market. The Crate Vintage Series (who can argue with Knophler's tone) and Peavey Classic series come to mind. Crate even put out the first mass-produced >10-watt amp in long time.  
I just can't find I go cheap 6V6 amp. I myself and slowly building a Tweed deluxe out of an old Pilotone hi-fi amp with a similar circuit.  
6/13/1998 12:24 PM
Benjamin Fargen

Steve, I think the majority of cheap amps marketed today are to young kids getting started that have not played enough amps to know what good tone is. They fool them with all the bells and whistles(cheap digital effects,reverb,ect..) and then their parents buy it for them for christmas. I guess they figure experienced players are going to find a vintage jem,pay for a matchless,kendrick,ect. or build a clone of the vintage amp. Thanks to all the people on ampage,were getting the best of vintage and modern. Thanks for the reply! Benjamin.
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6/13/1998 5:46 PM
Tony T.

I Agree whole heartedly!
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