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cstaton
04-04-2012, 08:26 PM
Thought I would start a thread to post the new arrivals here at The Amp House. I will get things started with the new The Amp House Special Edition Germino Classic 45.

Classic 45 The Amp House Edition.
Head $2550
Combo $3650 with Heritage G12M 20 watt speakers & EC Collings Pinstripe cloth.
NOS parts:
McMurdo octal sockets and teflon 9 pin sockets
Phillips mustard caps
R/S and Lemco small signal caps
Allen Bradley carbon comp resistors
Paxolin board with split top turrets

Transformers:
Merren Audio PT-45 and R/S OPT
Voltage spec 450vdc
8K primary tap used
Drake 352-114 choke

Tubes:
New Sensor Gold Lion KT-66's
Mullard reissue 12AX7's

Filter cans:
F & T with heat shrink removed for vintage look.

Chrome bat switches and Round amber pilot lamp
Levant covering offered in std Black, Marshall reissue vinyl or Custom
Black on green levant.

2 X 12 Combo version w/o tremolo is available with Collins pinstripe cloth
and Celestion Heritage G12M's.

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cstaton
04-06-2012, 05:50 PM
The first run of 5 of have all sold. We are going to do one more run of 5 and that will be it. The first couple of amps are now shipping.

turtleheadblues
04-07-2012, 08:04 AM
Amazing looking amp

cstaton
04-21-2012, 05:48 PM
Amazing looking amp
Thanks!

We also stock Lava cables for all of your amp needs.

Tephra speaker cable
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Mono Y Mini Soar
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cstaton
05-01-2012, 07:30 PM
Just received the new Dream Solo 4 from Jamie at 3rd Power. Any of you that are looking for an amp that can do plexi style tones at reasonable volume levels need to check this out.

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CLIPS
http://www.3rdpower.com/web_audio/DS4-Tone_Erupting.mp3
http://www.3rdpower.com/web_audio/DS4-Tone_Highway.mp3
http://www.3rdpower.com/web_audio/DS4-Tone_Watchtower.mp3

cstaton
05-12-2012, 05:49 AM
Briggs Apollo Junior in Ivory Laquer has just arrived.
Specs:
Bridge- Pigtail Aluminum Wraparound
Hardware- Nickel
Body- 1pc South American Mahogany
Neck- 1pc South American Mahogany
Fretboard- Madagascar Rosewood
Frets- Jescar 4710S Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel
Nut- Unbleached "vintage" Bone
Tuners- Gotoh Kluson
Headstock- Holly- Blackened
Neck Pickup- Manlius Goatmaster
Bridge Pickup- Manlius Howlin' Goat
Controls- V/V/T/T
Nut Width 1-11/16
Neck Profile- Chunky (.900/.970)
Weight 6lbs 12 oz.

Price: $2,895.00

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cstaton
05-22-2012, 03:04 PM
New Prairiewood Hardtop just arrived from Rob at Prairiewood.

- One piece HOM neck and Body
- IRW 12" radius fingerboard
- large 'C" shaped neck (.940" deep at first fret, 1" at 11th fret).
- Gotoh 510 tuners
- Jescar medium sized frets (approx. . 050" x .100")
- Eastern flamed Maple top
- flamed Maple "faux" binding.
- Eastern Maple pickguard.
- wooden knobs
- Flamed maple neck binding.
- dyed/oiled Maple cavity and trussrod covers.
- Tonepros TOM bridge.
- CTS pots (no load on Tone pots).
- Porter Double White Anthem pickups.
- HSC
$2100

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cstaton
05-30-2012, 05:58 AM
Just received this Lightning 1x12 Reverb combo in turquoise shower curtain $2484.

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Luke Gibson
06-06-2012, 08:54 PM
Very Cool, love the Germino's!!!

cstaton
06-11-2012, 06:05 PM
Very Cool, love the Germino's!!!

Thanks! Hope you're still enjoying the FTR.


This new HS2 serial number 0001 just arrived from Alan.

$1995.00 w/Free shipping in US 48
HS-2 - Home/Studio 2 channels
16 Watts (2)6v6s

From the Carol-Ann site:
Due to an increased demand from both Customers and Dealers to make a lower priced amp designed for mainly home use, I have come up with a prototype for the HS-2. Itís a basic 2 channel (Clean-Slightly Driven / Overdrive) amp with separate 3 band eq and masters on each channel. The same quality components and build methods used on the other amps are used on this. It will feature a slightly different cab and front panel aesthetic and the design goal is to keep it simple but flexible. Tonally youíll know itís one of ours !! This amp will also be suited with small club gigs too !!

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gtrckl
06-11-2012, 07:02 PM
How does the HS-2 sound compared to the OD2r? Thanks.

cstaton
06-12-2012, 02:42 PM
How does the HS-2 sound compared to the OD2r? Thanks.

The amp is tonally similar to the OD2r. It has a spongier feel and beaks up a little earlier. You still get the signature Carol-Ann overdrive just at lower volumes.

cstaton
06-16-2012, 08:42 PM
Just received a shipment of Ventura's from the guys at 65.

From 65's site:
The Ventura is a response to the over-saturation of "Lunch Box" amps in the market that are found lacking in quality for professional players. Size and convenience should not mean compromise. The Ventura illustrates that size and convenience CAN be combined with high-level, professional functionality. The Ventura is made in 65ampsí factory in North Hollywood utilizing the same high-level materials and engineering experience of the 65amps crew.

The Ventura uses 2-6V6 power section and front end utilizing 65ampsí most popular circuits, The Color channel of the London and the Bump Circuit of the SoHo. This allows the Ventura to create a rich palette of American and British tones all with the signature flair that has made 65amps a major presence on top-level tours and recording studios around the world.

The "clean" side utilizes the tried and true Color Channel from 65amps' original London and the "dirty" side employs 65ampsí "Bump" circuit that made the SoHo our most popular touring amp. Players are able to seamlessly transition through 4 level of tone structure and gain structure in one amp without a thought. The Ventura is the latest offering in the 65amps "Working Pro" line that is geared towards working musicians who need super functionality and reliability while not compromising on tone and responsiveness.

Tech specs:

2x 6V6 power section
Hybrid London Color channel and SoHo gain stage front end.
EF86 Clean Channel/ EF86->12AT7 dirty side.
12AX7 Phase inverter
20 watts
Bump that works on both channels = 4 Voices
Passive FX Loop
Master Voltage
Knobs = Volume, Tone, Master Voltage
Switches = Manual Channel Switch & Manual Bump Switch
Footswitch = Dual button that controls channel and bump
Dimensions/Weight:

Ventura Head $1450 Shipped
Weight: 19lbs.
Size: 16 1/4" wide x 8" deep x 9 1/2" high with feet and handle

Ventura Combo $1750 Shipped
Weight: 36 lbs.
Length 20 1/4" wide x 11" deep x 17 1/2" high

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cstaton
06-19-2012, 06:57 PM
Friedman Brown Eye. This one has already sold but I have another on the way. I also have a Dirty Shirley in stock.

100 watts with Half Power (50 watt) switch, Overdrive Channel with Full EQ, Simple Clean Channel with 3 Position Bright Switch, Metropoulos FX Loop, Saturation Switch, FAT switch, C45 voicing, Hairy Brown Eye Gain Stage, Four EL34 Power Amp Tubes, Four 12 AX7's Pre Amp Tubes.

7T9uzDasXag

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B Vance
06-19-2012, 08:09 PM
Briggs Apollo Junior in Ivory Laquer has just arrived.
Specs:
Bridge- Pigtail Aluminum Wraparound
Hardware- Nickel
Body- 1pc South American Mahogany
Neck- 1pc South American Mahogany
Fretboard- Madagascar Rosewood
Frets- Jescar 4710S Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel
Nut- Unbleached "vintage" Bone
Tuners- Gotoh Kluson
Headstock- Holly- Blackened
Neck Pickup- Manlius Goatmaster
Bridge Pickup- Manlius Howlin' Goat
Controls- V/V/T/T
Nut Width 1-11/16
Neck Profile- Chunky (.900/.970)
Weight 6lbs 12 oz.

Price: $2,895.00

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Yes please!

cstaton
07-23-2012, 10:49 AM
Apollo Special $3800
Lemonburst
Bridge- Pigtail Aluminum Wraparound
Hardware- Nickel
Body- 1pc South American Mahogany
Neck- 1pc South American Mahogany
Fretboard- Madagascar Rosewood
Chunky Neck Carve (.900/.970)
Frets- Jescar Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel
Nut- Unbleached "vintage" Bone
Tuners- Gotoh Kluson
Headstock- Holly
Neck Pickup- Manlius Landmark
Bridge Pickup- Manlius Landmark
Controls- V/V/T/T
Nut Width 1-11/16.
Weight 7lbs 4 5/8oz.

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Briggs Apollo Junior $2895
Banana Cream- "Under the bed" Relic
Bridge- Pigtail Aluminum Wraparound
Chunky Neck Carve (.900/.970)
Body- 1pc South American Mahogany
Neck- 1pc South American Mahogany
Fretboard- Madagascar Rosewood
Frets- Jescar 47104S Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel
Nut- Unbleached "vintage" Bone
Tuners- Gotoh Kluson
Headstock- Holly
Neck Pickup- Manlius Goatmaster
Bridge Pickup- Manlius Howlin' Goat
Controls- V/V/T/T
Nut Width 1-11/16
Weight 6lbs. 12oz

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cstaton
07-27-2012, 07:33 PM
Apollo Special in Darkburst also shipping soon.

cstaton
08-02-2012, 05:44 AM
Carol-Ann Trip R in stock!

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cstaton
11-03-2012, 05:50 PM
Brian Monty Blues Queen in stock! I also have a pre owned Blues Queen in stock.
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cstaton
01-12-2013, 10:16 AM
Fresh in from Fargen!

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$999 shipped in US 48.
Features

5 watt Class A design
Hand wired design
Push-pull gain & tone-shift modes
Swap between 6 different power tubes
Vintage 60ís style mustard caps
Vintage style Carbon comp resistors
USA built transformers

Specifications

Compact design (16.5 x 9 x 7 in.)
SoZo vintage style mustard capacitors
Dual power tube sockets for use with any octal power tube(no re-bias)
Use EL34/KT66 /KT77/6550/6L6/5881/6V6 ECT
DC Filaments for ultra quiet operation
Tube Complement: (1) 12AX7, (1) 6V6

cstaton
03-22-2013, 09:04 PM
Just received a new shipment from Swart. I have a couple of the new St-Stereo heads and cabs in stock and ready to ship. $2798 shipped.

From the Swart Site:
Well, it's finally here and shipping, this after the biggest pre-release stir since the AST! Michael has just done it again with this beast, an amp that HAS TO BE HEARD IN PERSON TO BE BELIEVED. Yep, that deserves all caps for effect. Take two of our favorite 5w Single-Ended circuits, one with our reverb and one with our killer tremolo, stuff them in ONE Chassis with the ability to drive them both from your favorite axe, with a near infinite ability to tweak the stereo response, and you have the most room filling, 3D, LARGEST sounding amps Swart has ever produced. This beast is LUSH and PLUSH, and larger than life sounding. Takes 6V6 or 6L6 and can drive your two favorite cabs for the most separation or partner with our all new 2x12 Stereo cab, speakers set at 45 Degrees. Each amp can be configured to 4 or 8 ohms. Each amp has it's own volume and tone controls with 2 switch EQ. You can adjust the volume for each, changing the effect to hearts content. Really rewards creative thinking and experimentation. THE favorite option in the shop right now! Amps can be driven separately or together. Absolutely amazing.

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