Tag archive for ‘Amplifiers’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Fender ’64 Custom Deluxe Reverb

A hand-wired Deluxe Reverb with blackface AB763 innards and a solid pine cabinet is the reissue many players have been dreaming of. Huw Price discovers if it’s worth the wait… The Fender Deluxe Reverb is More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Satellite Neutron

Still slightly under the radar, Satellite amps offer great value in the hand-wired world, but does the Neutron live up to its promise as a boutique bomb? Huw Price finds out… Based in San Diego, Satellite More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Guitar Amp under £1,000

The affordable amplifier category always throws up some of the most varied and interesting products around, and this year is no different – from valve-powered monsters to cutting edge modellers and everything More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Honeyboy Amps 18 & 5 Review

They may be dressed like psychedelic reptiles, but these hand-wired British combos are tweed on the inside… Richard Purvis samples a pair of pint-size powerhouses. Do you like reptiles? If so, please don’t More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Rift Amplification Tweed 5TV & 15TV

Despite being tone monsters, Leo Fender’s early TV front amplifiers are less sought-after than later narrow-panel tweeds. Huw Price finds out if Rift’s interpretations of the 5A2 Princeton and 5A3 Deluxe circuits More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Blackstar LT-Echo 10 & Fly 3 Bluetooth

Now, are these amplifiers small… or very far away? Chris Vinnicombe wonders if practice amps really can be made perfect… Blackstar’s rise since its formation a decade ago has been remarkable to behold. More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Fender ’57 Custom Pro-Amp

The oversized cabinet and 15-inch speaker made the Pro a cult favourite among tweed fans. Testing Fender’s latest reissue in the Custom series, Huw Price discovers that size really does matter For a while More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Two-Rock Burnside

With designer Bill Krinard back on board at Two-Rock, this latest offering promises vintage and modern tweed voicings in one amp. Huw Price feels the burn…             Two-Rock More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Vintage Bench Test: 1960 Rickenbacker M-8 – Silver Service

We’re no strangers to retro Rickenbacker electrics and basses, but ancient Ricky amps are a great deal less common. Huw Price powers up this small and affordable 1960 M-8 combo… Last issue in G&B, you More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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The Money Shot: Rory Gallagher’s Magnatone 190

The subject of this month’s Money Shot is a very special amplifier indeed, kindly loaned to us by our friends at Gardiner Houlgate (www.guitar-auctions.co.uk). Lot 271 in the 15 June 2017 auction is a 1960 More...