1x15 guitar combos?

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  1. Mr. Bertha

    Mr. Bertha Member

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    I'm looking for a 1x15 combo. Are there any i should check out? I'm already aware of the Fender Twin custom 15 and the Ampeg Gemini's...any others? I plan to use it for nice big full frequency cleans. Thanks.
     
  2. A440

    A440 Silver Supporting Member

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    fender 64 vibroverb
    fender tweed pro (repros like the victoria 3515)
    peavey delta blues
    victoria regal II or victorilux
     
  3. Calloway

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    I think Sewell had a 1x15 texaplex at one time. The Fender Vibroverb reissue is pretty awesome, just a little out of my price range. Didn't Lindy Fralin also make a 1x15 combo? I love 15's and the Peavey Delta Blues is a pretty cool amp too, I had one recently and dug it, just wanted to get something with 6v6's.
     
  4. mad dog

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    If you can find a Sewell Wampus Cat, that would work. Mine now has a fixed/cathode bias switch, always stays on fixed. Tried so many tubes, speakers. Right now, with 7581A power, I forget what in the pre, Big Ben speaker, this amp is the Old Reliable of tone. Fine amp.
    MD
     
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  6. GTRJohnny

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    That would be this...
    http://www.vvtamps.com/fralinmodel.html

    Nice guys. I drove down to their shop and they were very cool about letting me crank it up. Very BIG Fender tone. I understand they have even improved the design since I heard it.
     
  7. riffmeister

    riffmeister Gold Supporting Member

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    Great amp! Not massive clean headroom......thank goodness! ;)
     
  8. buddyboy

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    I had my VVT Fralin up for sale a few months ago. Glad I didn't sell it. The old-style Weber Alnico 15" is finally breaking in and the amp sounds unreal (they now use an Eminence Legend ceramic)! I have RCA 6L6's in it. The best amp I have ever used in 35 years of playing for a Telecaster.
     
  9. Crowbar

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    I use Pop's old Ampeg B-15 but they are getting harder to find and costing more. The last new 15 combo I saw was the Fender RI Twin.

    Maybe try a head and a seperate cab? Dunno of any 1x15 cabs off hand.
     
  10. mainsale

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    I have a Carr Rambler 15 that I absolutely love! I'm sure he would still make one but it has a HUGE and woody tone that I just love.
     
  11. lpdeluxe

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    I ordered a Weber 1x15 cab (the larger model) with a California Ceramic 15 in it a year and a half ago. Sweet top end, robust mids, lots of bottom. I run it with a Bandmaster VM but when I'm feeling frisky I hook my DRRI to it. I'd love to have the DRRI head in a 1x15 cab.
     
  12. lpdeluxe

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    Oh yeah: the pic:

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  13. tiktok

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    Mesa also offered a 1x15 combo option on the Mk II. Big clean headroom there.
     
  14. Sparky6string

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    Some of those early lower wattage combos by Traynor had 15" speakers. At least the bass ones did.
     
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    Standel 25L15
    InVicta Cascade, based on the Standel
    Supro Tremoverb
    Big Lick Bluestone
    Gomez "G" Reverb Amp, discontinued
    Tungsten T-35
    Samamp VAC 40 Series 2

    Oldfield gives you:
    Roadhouse 59
    Lounge Master
    Honky Tonk D'Lux
    Club 40
    Club Eighty
    Club Master
    Club D'Lux
    Club D'Lux Plus
    So, do you think they like 15" speakers much? :p

    There's a s**t-ton more choices, but you gotta snoop around.
     
  16. mad dog

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    And my friend's Victoria Trem de la Trem. And the Gibson GA-77 I wanted so bad to trade for.
    MD
     
  17. billyguitar

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    I recently bought a 1960 Gibson GA80. 25 watts thru a Jensen 15. Great but hard to find. I also have an Allen Brown Sugar with a 15" Weber Neo Mag JBL clone. With a lower gain preamp tube or two it's an awesome Fender sound but capable of more mids and more gain. I used one of Twin Custom 15 amps in a local club's backline a few years ago. A really nice amp. For all around use I would use the Allen. BTW: It came with a Weber Jensen clone, the JBL clone sounds much better.
     
  18. zerocharisma

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    My recommendation is to find a nice 60s Ampeg Gemini II. More headroom than the Gemini I, 15" speaker, fantastic reverb and trem. Probably has my favorite clean tone! Got mine used last year for around $350.
     
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    That sounds cool. I would imagine it's like an old Brown Pro with a bit more grind. :drool
     
  20. GuitarSmitty

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    A Super Reverb with a 1x15 baffle and a 2Ohm Weber could do nicely.
     

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