Category: Guitar Amplifiers

Pedals, Guitars, and Amplifier Reviews

How Good is the Artist TweedTone 20R Guitar Amplifier?

How Good is the Artist TweedTone 20R Guitar Amplifier? Welcome to my full review of the Artist TweedTone 20R guitar amplifier.  There’s a number of reasons why I call the TweedTone 20R “The Blues Jr Killer” and I will explain these reasons in this review.  Firstly let me state I’ve owned two blues junior amplifiers…
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Harley Benton Mighty 5TH Amplifier Review

Harley Benton Mighty 5TH Amplifier Review There’s a lot of small amplifiers out there and maybe even more small amplifer heads.  What I think separates the Harley Benton Mighty-5TH amplifier from others is how it is built like a regular amplifier.  What does this even mean?  Well it’s loaded with a 12AX7 preamp tube and…
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Fender Mustang GT200 Guitar Amplifier Review

Fender Mustang GT200 Guitar Amplifier Review The Fender Mustang GT200 Guitar amplifier is one of three new amps to the Fender Mustang amp line up for 2017.  This review attempts to answer a lot of frequently asked questions as well as to help you work out if you actually need this new amplifier. Basic Specs…
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Achillies Princeton Reverb Amplifier Review

Achillies Princeton Reverb Amplifier Review The Achillies Princeton Reverb amplifier is an Australian made hand wired amplifier built in Melbourne, Australia.  This is arguably the best sounding Princeton I have ever played.  It sounds rich and warm and responds amazing to your guitars volume control as well as with pedals. The Princeton Reverb is the…
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Joyo BanTamP Atomic Amplifier Head Review

Joyo BanTamP Atomic Amplifier Head Review The Joyo BanTamP Atomic amplifier head has 20 watts of power and is loaded with a single 12AX7 tube.  The Atomic amplifier is based on the classic British tones of the Vox amplifiers.  To keep things simple the Atomic features three main controls including a Gain, Tone, and Volume…
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Peavey Silver Stripe Bandit 112 Review

Peavey Silver Stripe Bandit 112 Review Recently I picked up a Peavey Bandit 112 TransTube Amplifier Silver Stripe Amplifier.  This particular model is made in the USA and features a non-sticker version of the 12″ Sheffield Speaker.  I had a number of requests to review and demonstrate the Peavey Bandit 112 silver stripe amplifier so here…
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Peavey Bandit 112 vs Peavey Studio Pro 112 (red stripe)

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Cranking your amp loud for Tube Distortion or an Overdrive Pedal?

Cranking your amp loud for Tube Distortion or an Overdrive Pedal? People say the holy grail for getting great tone is to have your clean channel up as loud as possible to get “tube distortion” that only occurs when the tubes are clipping. In this video test I compare running a Fender Blues Deluxe reissue…
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