Big Boy Amps

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  1. ekp

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    Duffy Kane, a nationally known guitarist, described Pritchard amps as Big Boy Amps. They are Big Boy Amps because their clarity, even distorted, demands being able to play, Consequently, Pritchard amps make good players sound better and reminds lousy players that they need practice.

    Brian Kellner (Bushman Brothers of the UK and Australia) agrees.

    There seems to be a muddiness in tubes amps that Pritchard amps do not have. Perhaps this is why the cut through the mix so well....

    Have a great day, Eric Pritchard
     
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    Years ago, when I was still doing prototypes, Jeff Healy played one at a few gigs. During one intermission, he came off the stage with the guidance of his manager, Joe, saying that he had to play all of the notes correctly because he could hear them.

    Indeed, Duffy found that his playing can get sloppy. One morning after loaning him an amp, he played through it and it sounded bad. But his tube amp did not. But on returning to the Pritchard it sounded good. Then he realized that his playing could and did get sloppy.

    Brian Kellner, says that my amps make him want to play because he can hear it all.

    Have a great day, Eric
     

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