Most obscure killer sounding amps

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  1. fusion01

    fusion01 Member

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    I'll start. Hilgen.
     
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  3. fusion01

    fusion01 Member

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    you got me there.
     
  4. guitardr

    guitardr Silver Supporting Member

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    Any of the Cornford line..go to their site and watch/listen to the videos/samples.
     
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    HoboMan Silver Supporting Member

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    Traynor Bass amp:

     
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    Function Amps Supro/Trainwreck mashup.
     
  7. nmiller

    nmiller Drowning in lap steels Gold Supporting Member

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    A very good place to start.

     
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    Metaltronix...Obscure now, but moderately big in its day
     
  10. Lavely

    Lavely Silver Supporting Member

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    Lavely
     
  11. flummox

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    I had a crappy little 60s Multivox that somehow turned into a Plexi at around 6 on the volume. It was a single-ended el84 with a 12". Maybe 8 watts. The baffle board and speaker disintegrated more or less simultaneously so it got a Greenback and a solid pine board. Awesome little recording amp.

    Lately I've been getting into ancient PA heads. I've got a Stromberg Carlson Signet 33 with absolutely wicked Bassman-like power tube distortion. Tone controls could be better set up for guitar, but it's got tons of potential. It's also the least noisy tube amp I have ever heard.
     
  12. Brian0192

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    second that!
     
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    Selmer....Pre 1970!!
     
  14. shallbe

    shallbe Deputy Plankspanker Gold Supporting Member

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    Ditto, except mine is a 1x12.
     
  15. guitarslinger21

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  16. mxr2000

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    Traynor YBA-1 BassMaster
     
  17. stratovarius

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    I'm still digging my Overbuilt Fiscus. I think there were only seven built.
     
  18. mad dog

    mad dog Silver Supporting Member

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    I'm really enjoying this not at all stock Garnet Lil Rock. Has big transformers and a tube rectifier now, so I experimented last week with 6L6s (stock setup is two 6v6, solid state rectified.) Success! Very cool little amp:

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    I'd never even seen a Garnet before this one.
    MD
     
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  20. a1briz

    a1briz Silver Supporting Member

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    Most obscure and best sounding amp of them all - a Dumble. No one outside of TGP has heard of them.
     

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