Best "Clean" amp ever?

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  1. Rayzaa

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    Fender has some really good clean sounding amps but of them all i think I'd go with a Super Sonic becauze not only are the cleans good, think it has the best gain as well.

    I think the Friedman BE 100 is good too.
     
  2. Kleio

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    Tophat Ambassador with 6l6s through my oversized Mather cab loaded with EVM12L- awesome clean tones.
     
  3. Heavyelement

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    I can't agree more love mine

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  4. gmann

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    Fender Twin and if it doesn't have to be as loud as that, a Super Reverb or a Pro Reverb. People don't buy them for cleans but Marshalls have amazing cleans. My 1987 model has fantastic cleans as did a JTM50 I used to have. Of course, I never really used them like that.
     
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    Schweet!

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    That's what comes to mind when best and clean combined in the same sentence
     
  8. Roadrider4

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    My favorites :

    1. Bruno Cow Tipper 35 pro II (2X12 combo)
    2. or a classic tweed like a Victoria 50212 or 35310 (before the amp distortion)
    love the tweeds clean sound , they just breathe with their sound ,no reverb needed.

    I know.... two entirely different approach
     
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  9. FFOGG

    FFOGG Fat Frustated Old Guy w/ Gut Gold Supporting Member

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    Tone King Imperial or Meteor
    Carr Rambler

    Owned both Imperial and Rambler ..stupidly sold them both I have a Bogner Duende doesn't compare to the other two
     
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  10. Jason Carter

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    Your choices are unlimited.

    Go with 6L6's for the classic American clean tones

    Go with EL34's for the British clean with grit

    Go with El84's for the British clean with chime

    If you want to have one amp that can get a mix of all three get a Komet 60
     
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    Kinda liking my 1976 silverface Princeton Reverb. Bought-new; (still) bone stock.
     
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    amps I've owned with great cleans
    TRRI and Mesa LSC
    Tone King Meteor IIA
    Fargen Blackbird 40
    Carr Rambler
     
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    Twin, Pro, Super, Vibrolux, Deluxe, Princeton Pick plenty of head room above whatever volume you are thinking of. Silverface will be your best value in any of them and they will all give you great cleans provided you select the right wattage.
    Rambler or Slant 6V, TK Meteor, Fargen BB, Allen Old flame if you want something besides a fender.
    Redplate if you want a 2nd channel that rocks along with great cleans.
     
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    Kelley 30/60 Reverb
     
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    Best one I've found is a Milkman Creamer
     
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    Im going to keep searching as I haven't yet found anything that truly puts the nail in the coffin.

    Personal opinion for anyone who, like me, is using this thread for ideas on where to look next, IME mine are 1a. Two Rock Crystal 100 and 1b. Germino JTM45/100. I also own and enjoy, for cleans, a Carr Rambler, Mesa Boogie Mk II (yeah seriously), and a Clark 5E3 (not very loud cleans but glorious anyway).
     
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    Reeves is top clean tube platform out there today.
     
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    A well tuned/voiced Trainwreck Express with NOS glass (V1 and V3 most important), has shimmering harmonically rich cleans.
     

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