Benson Nathan Jr.

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by dividedsky, Aug 20, 2019.

  1. dividedsky

    dividedsky Supporting Member

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    I haven't seen a thread about this amp yet so I figured I would start one. They were available for pre-order for a while and I assume they are in production now but haven't been released.

    Info - http://www.bensonamps.com/amps/nathanjunior

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  2. Tritone

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    I think it sounds great. $1649 in case anyone was wondering.
     
  3. frijoleghost

    frijoleghost Supporting Member

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    the watt/dollar ratio looks odd to me
     
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    rollyfoster Silver Supporting Member

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    I got pretty excited about the Raising Arizona nod but I guess I’m not now
     
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  5. dividedsky

    dividedsky Supporting Member

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    I never really understood this way of thinking. Other than the cost of the transformers I dont know that there is much difference in the work involved in making a 5 watt vs 50 watt amp.
     
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  6. frijoleghost

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    fender charged less for a champ than a twin, i believe
     
  7. paddywhack

    paddywhack Silver Supporting Member

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    ..there are plenty of less expensive low watt amps out there....some of em have a lot more knobs too....

    ...pricing on small shop high end gear is about making a decent living and staying in business...

    ....you can buy a Squier strat or a Danocaster...(gotta buy em used now I guess)...huge difference in cost per string...
     
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  8. dividedsky

    dividedsky Supporting Member

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    For sure. Benson is also charging less for this amp than their higher wattage ones.
     
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  10. brmaki

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    I would absolutely love one of these, a bit too far out of my price range for now and I don't really want to sell other stuff to fund one but I hope to pick one up at some point. They sound absolutely killer in the videos I've seen.
     

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