Blackface clone in Europe

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  1. Marco78

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    Does someone knows a blackface clone builder in Europe????

    I have need of blackface head without tremolo and with one channel.
     
  2. Seegs

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    This is my guy...Gerd Mingl in Germany...I play a JTM45 made by him...stellar tones...I met him 5 years ago at the Frankfurt Music Fair and have played his entire line...love his amps...

    http://www.audioampco.com/

    Chow,
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    :agree I can only agree with Stewart :aok
    I have played his JTM45 and this is amazing amp.
     
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    Thanks Seegs, I have contacted Gerd, I hope that the price is good! ;)
     
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    You're welcome Marco...They are not cheap or budget amps...but rather...very well made with high quality parts...sound great and very much worth the money IMO...Gerd is at a trade show this weekend so it might take a few days before you hear from him...I will be at his shop next Friday to pickup a new cabinet and have him go through and tweak my Fargen...

    Chow,
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    find a local builder (any) on the web. talk to them. most builders will be happy to put together a custom ordered build off of an old fender design.
     
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    I'm on the budget, but I can spend too much, and then the amp that I want is really simple, with few component. ;)


    mhh... but I see only part and component... Does he build some amps?
     
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    The major builder that I know are located in USA, but for me isn't convenient because I should spend a lot of money for shipping and taxes.
     
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    I called Nico before posting his info. He said he does build amps but in order to get a quote you need to e-mail him. A guitarist I know recommended him to me who uses him to get parts for his old Fender amps.

    There is also Ernst amps who has more info about amps he builds on his web site. I am not sure though if he builds blackface amps.
    http://www.ernstamps.com
     
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    I'm not be able to build an amp... and then I want a custom Blackface, because I don't use a tremolo and a first channel, and I need for head.

    Nico say me that he build only "normal" blackface, not custom model.
     
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    How about the Ceriatone Prinzetone?
     
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    I have speak with Nik, and he told me that is possible to recreate a Blackface model, but without "correct" faceplate, with wrong name on potentiometers...
     
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    I wait for Gerd answer yet, other ideas?
     
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    Gerd don't answer to my mail...
     
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    He was at a fair and it usually takes him a few days after he gets back as he has to unpack all the amps and tend to all his emails etc....

    He'll get back to you. I am supposed to see him on Friday...

    Chow,
    Seegs
     
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    OP, which amp did you end up with?
     

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