Boutique version of a Blues Jr with more wattage

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  1. Creighton

    Creighton Member

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    I've owned many amps most of them hand wired but I have been suprisingly impressed with my bandmate's Blues Jr. for playing and recording. Has a nice tone with both humbuckers and single coils, especially with a clean boost running.

    Not sure what type of circuit the Jr. uses? I know it runs EL84's so it's got a different tone than a typical blackface Fender. Is there a handwired combo amp out there with a similar tone and circuit but with more headroom available? Some of the Jaguar combos run EL84's and seem to be based on a Fender circuit.
     
  2. FFTT

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    Mike Moody with Magic Amps is building a new Tweed Super.

    Also Louis Electric KR12 would be good.

    To get more power out of EL84's you'd need a 4 EL84 amp 30 watts like
    a Bad Cat Black Cat 30 or Matchless DC 30 or /13 RSA31, or Reeves Custom
    30 with KT66's

    3P 3rd Power is doing some cool Black Face builds and there's always
    the Allen Amps Encore.
     
  3. Steve73

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    I've owned several Blues Jr's and my Allen Accomplice Jr is like a slightly more powerful, more versatile and better sounding Blues Jr. Great amps!
     
  4. pjrhd28

    pjrhd28 Silver Supporting Member

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    Victoria 2 x 10 2 EL-84 Victoriette

    Killer amp
     
  5. mrpartytown

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    I'm curious about this too.
     
  6. bbaug14

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    Could use something like a Power Station to amplify rather than attenuate an actual Blues Jr. Then the tone would be spot on... and you'd get an FX loop to boot.
     

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