Alternatives the Fender Blues Junior (tube or SS)

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  1. tgftele

    tgftele TDPRI Member

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    I’ve been looking at amps, my number one now is a 112 Princeton Reverb. So for this second amp, I’d like to have Preamp Volume and Master Volume, and a foot-switchable boost or second channel for solos, and reverb. So essentially a Blues Junior would fit the bill, but was just curious of any and all alternatives that may fit the bill. Any thoughts? Thanks!
     
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    MilwMark Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    What context and use?
     
  3. IndyTeleGuy

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    Supro Blues King 12 demolishes the Blues Jr. check one out.
     
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    I will check those out thanks! I play blues mostly. I saw the Mesa Boogie Fillmore 25 too, may fit.
     
  5. ReverendRevolver

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    Guess I got beaten to the punch. That'll teach me to sleep in. Anyway:

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    @tgftele
    You just described a Supro Blues King 12.
    Separate volume/Master Volume.
    Boost and gain are footswitchable (footswitch that matches is $50, but I think a $25 one and one of them 1/4" stereo setup cables would do it) or have toggle switches on the top.
    Spring Reverb tank(that sounds better than a Jrs)
    New they're same price as a Blues Jr. Since they just came out this year, used they're still around $500.
    Run on a single 6L6 and a 12ax7, sound more like a Princeton than a Bjr, and that's a compliment . They sound way better than any stock BJr I've heard, and ironically, more fendery...

    Definitely reccomend them. Play one, you'll see what I mean.
     
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    Hey will do, thanks for the info! Those things look and sound awesome. I love it.
     
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