So how does the Dr.Z EZG-50 hold up against Bruno, Fargen, Gries, etc..?

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  1. Senor Forum

    Senor Forum Gold Supporting Member

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    Has anyone put this bad boy up against any of the other boutique blackface builders?

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    I have compared it to the Bruno Cowtipper. The Cowtipper is a great amp but I find it more smooth and polite than the EZG-50.

    The EZG-50 has more of a vintage feel and sound but with a tighter bottom end and a richer gain structure than the Cowtipper. I also found the cowtipper to have a slightly compressed feel compared to the EZG-50. This translated to the Bruno being easier to play but it also felt less dynamic. The EZG-50 is more responsive and open sounding to me. Notes just popped out more for lack of a better term.

    Regardless they are both great blackface style amps, but I think the EZG-50 has more of the vintage blackface vibe overall.
     
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    Wow.

    That is a great little write-up! I bet Tag is reading this and cutting himself.

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  5. Jay Strange

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    Proud EZG 50 owner hear!! Cant compare it to a Bruno for I havent played one but what I can say is I really like the amp. I like it more than the Classic Reverb I had due to the wider bandwidth.
    I also like the reverb in the Z much more.
    The amp takes pedals very, very well.
    I do miss the FET in the CR though.
    The Z is a phenominal amp with a fair price.
    Another keeper in the camp:D
     
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    Which model Cowtipper did you compare against?
     
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    LOL! Good one! :D
     
  9. Twanger

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    Yeah, me too...if that amp was available in a 4x10 combo I'd be all over it...
     
  10. Senor Forum

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    Well lets be honest here...

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    I compared it against a Cowtipper 45.
     
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    As you should have.

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    I'd like to try this new Z one day, sounds like a winner from the specs/description/clips.
     

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