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Whats your favorite tube amp to play on?

Discussion in 'Glowing Bottle Tube Amp Forum' started by Strato50, Nov 26, 2017.

  1. Strato50

    Strato50 Tele-Holic

    Mar 30, 2017
    Port Arthur TX
    Mine has to be my 59 Silvertone P238 head. Its one 6v6 powered with one 6u6 pre amp and a small rectifier....tone! tone !. It has it....I used to record the Hellcats last cd...and it is a monster in the studio...take pedals better than anything I own. Its a rare one for sure.

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  2. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Aug 17, 2012
  3. Old Tele man

    Old Tele man Friend of Leo's

    May 10, 2017
    Tucson, AZ
    1969 Fender Super Reverb Amp with factory JBL/D110F speakers.
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2017
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  4. JD0x0

    JD0x0 Poster Extraordinaire

    Feb 22, 2009
    New York
    My heavily modded twin. Feedback sustaining cleans, and distortion that'll make a JCM800 red in the face. So sensitive to player input you can leave the guitar's volume on '10' and go from clean to 'metal' with picking dynamics. Oh and it has tube reverb and trem. Hard to find something more fun than a responsive amp.
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  5. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Telefied Ad Free Member

    Nov 15, 2009
    Austin, Tx
    A BF Deluxe Reverb for home.
    A BF Super for medium volume clean gigging.
    A BF Twin for “competitive” gigging. (loud bass, Guitar, pedal steel, etc.)
    Rock - 50/100 watt, first edition “simple” JCM800.
    If I used tube amps (I don’t), those are my favorites.
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2017
  6. Guitarteach

    Guitarteach Poster Extraordinaire

    Aug 6, 2014
    my 80’s MKiii boogie. Was sounding just lovely warm and singing with a Strat in the studio just now. Push the input a bit on clean and it compresses perfectly.

    That said, an ‘79 JMP 50w Master Lead 2x12 is impressing me too and brings back all the memories of my first early JCM800. Great cleans too as well as instant classic rock noises.
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  7. clintj

    clintj Friend of Leo's

    Apr 4, 2015
  8. PinewoodRo

    PinewoodRo Tele-Afflicted

    Laney VC15. Just seems to suit my guitar.
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  9. sockgtr

    sockgtr Tele-Meister

    Mar 3, 2016
    Portland, OR
    What else? The mighty Princeton Reverb RI!

    Or my boutique -- but inexpensive -- 10watt Wolff amp: 1 el34, 1 12ay7, Jensen Electric Lightning speaker. No tone knobs at all, just a volume knob and boost/bright switches which I tend to keep off.

    I do have a Fender Bassman '59 LTD that is my loud amp if I really need that much volume...
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  10. LP26

    LP26 Tele-Meister Ad Free Member

    Nov 5, 2017
    Earth (Part-Time)
    Sorry, can't narrow the field to just one.

    I love my Fender Custom Shop 57 Deluxe.
    I love my Fender Custom Shop 57 Champ.
    I love my Princeton Reverb RI modded with Mercury iron and a Celestion G10 Gold.

    Oh, did I mention that I love Fender amps?
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  11. Blue Bill

    Blue Bill Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

    Feb 15, 2014
  12. Wicked-T

    Wicked-T Tele-Meister

    Apr 1, 2017
    My new to me Fender 1953 Deluxe, I needed a lot of help but it really sounds
  13. fendrguitplayr

    fendrguitplayr Poster Extraordinaire

    Oct 11, 2006
    Greater Boston
    '66 Deluxe Reverb
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  14. viking

    viking Friend of Leo's

    Jan 23, 2007
    I only know what I have used-Super Reverb , by a large margin
  15. muscmp

    muscmp Tele-Holic

    Jul 1, 2008
    today was my 58 tweed deluxe clone i built. yesterday was my 59 tweed princeton. tomorrow may be my 66 deluxe reverb. next day may be the combination of 76 champ and 75 vibro champ. don't get me started on the guitars! ha!

    play music!
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  16. Frontman

    Frontman Tele-Holic

    Jul 10, 2014
    ‘72 Twin Reverb. Since being recapped, it’s a blast to play. And I like it even better now that I was able to get rid of the popping sound from the standby switch.
  17. Budda45ftw

    Budda45ftw Tele-Meister

    Aug 21, 2017
    Rochester NY
    Budda SD45. Maybe a fuzz pedal in front.
  18. BobbyB

    BobbyB Tele-Afflicted

    My Carr Mercury V 16watts of 6v6 power with reverb and attenuator built in.
    It sounds like a great old Marshall but cleans up nice too the reverb tops it off.
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  19. brmr

    brmr TDPRI Member

    Apr 22, 2016
    Carr skylark ...perfect with a tele.
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  20. DougM

    DougM Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 5, 2017
    Honolulu, HI
    The one that'll make me play as well as Robben Ford or Joe Walsh.
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