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Three cheers for the blues junior

Discussion in 'Glowing Bottle Tube Amp Forum' started by dlew919, May 13, 2018.

  1. dlew919

    dlew919 Poster Extraordinaire

    Aug 6, 2012
    Sydney
    I’ve got the tweed. Versatile, sounds great and reliable. Hip hip...
     
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  2. Wobbles

    Wobbles Tele-Meister

    163
    May 17, 2015
    Snowlake Arizona
  3. texmck54

    texmck54 Tele-Meister

    Just got the black I think original version & wondered why it took me so long to get one. Must admit love the looks of the tweed one though!!
     
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  4. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    66
    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    I feel I've almost come full circle.....I had a tweed Deluxe in the mid-sixties. (don't know which model, but it was a three input) and just didn't know what I had. I know the Blues Junior is very different, but it's probably the closest thing I'll ever be able to afford. Like Danny Glover said in Silverado, "This oughta do!".....
     
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  5. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh Poster Extraordinaire

    Jun 13, 2013
    Initech, Inc.
    I've got the Two-Tone. B Jr. head mounted in a cab with a 10" and 12" speaker. Sounds pretty great.
     
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  6. PhatBoy

    PhatBoy Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 17, 2003
    OKC, OK
    Got the original green board and will keep it.
     
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  7. philosofriend

    philosofriend Tele-Holic

    820
    Oct 28, 2015
    Kalamazoo
    I plug an electric guitar into it and it always sounds like a real electric guitar. Seems to me that it is the lowest cost tube amp that does that.
     
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  8. 33Jayman

    33Jayman TDPRI Member

    Age:
    53
    4
    May 1, 2018
    West Michigan
    I like mine alot. Great amp for my beginner needs.

    Jay
     
  9. Cesspit

    Cesspit Tele-Meister

    427
    Oct 16, 2014
    Oxfordshire England
    I shall be ordering a tweed blues junior Ltd today. Spent a while thinking about this and finally convinced myself it's the way to go.
     
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  10. Larmo63

    Larmo63 Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 1, 2018
    Timbuktu, Earth
    I stuck mine in a much bigger & new solid pine IMG_5770.JPG cabinet with a Weber 12F150.......
     
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  11. Milspec

    Milspec Friend of Leo's

    Feb 15, 2016
    Nebraska
    I have sold a lot of amps over the years, but still have an original green board as well...actually my first amp. The are compact, sound good, powerful enough for most uses, and so far has been very reliable. Hard to ask much more from an amp.
     
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  12. Andy B

    Andy B Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

    Mar 16, 2003
    Colorado
    I bought my first one a yera or so after they came out. Another one 2 years later. Both Green Boards A 'B' and a 'C'. I've modded them over the years to fine tune them to sound the way I wanted. Great amp around the house.
     
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  13. Cesspit

    Cesspit Tele-Meister

    427
    Oct 16, 2014
    Oxfordshire England
    Well my tweed limited edition blues junior arrived today. Only had a quick play but I know it works and sounds sweet.
    Happy days.
     
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  14. Bones

    Bones Telefied Ad Free Member

    Dec 31, 2005
    Luddite Island, NY
  15. bender66

    bender66 Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 18, 2010
    on my bike
    Still have my tattered NOS Tweed version despite BillM's review of the speaker. T'was also my first tube amp.
     
  16. telestratosonic

    telestratosonic Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Mar 5, 2011
    Alberta, Canada
    I bought my used black Blues Junior in 2003. I’ll never sell it. My kids can fight over it when I’m gone.
     
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  17. doguitar

    doguitar TDPRI Member

    IMG_1229.JPG IMG_1230.JPG Sounds better now.....
     
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  18. richey88

    richey88 Friend of Leo's

    Jul 28, 2009
    philly suburbs
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  19. doguitar

    doguitar TDPRI Member

    Is THIS why they evacuated Sunspot NM?
     
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