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Gorilla GG-20

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by FattoneTele, Dec 13, 2016.

  1. FattoneTele

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    Anyone ever owned a Gorilla GG-20 guitar amp? They were all made in '87 and my uncle gave me one.
     

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    Ahh the gorilla. Great for playing those monkees covers ;)
     
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    Great for Ape-ing those Monkees tones more like!
     
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    I did have one given to me around 1995 by an uncle. I cant remember much about the sound. It made its way to a friends attic one day where it possibly still rests to this day.
     
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    It must be one of the top 5 "I got it from my uncle amps" of all time though:)
     
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    If you like that really annoying, nasty distortion that Prince used a lot...then you'll like the Gorilla.
     
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    Had one like this way back before they actually made good sounding mini amps. They were cheap and built to stay that way.

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    I believe I got one for Christmas around that time frame. Think it was my first amp...
     
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    I had the GG-60. First amp I bought myself. It had enough watts of power to play pretty much anywhere I needed, it could get extremely loud, and it had reverb, all for less than $100 new when I bought it.

    Could not get a pleasant sound out of that amp no matter how I set it. The best tone was with the Tube Stack switch on it did a reasonable high gain.
     
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    These guys are heavy and perfectly suited for jazz. I found a 60 on the side of the road.
     
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  11. archetype

    archetype Fiend of Leo's

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    That model makes it into the "worst amp" threads. It ranks dead even with those little wooden Crate amps for horrid tone. I've owned both in the distant past.
     
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    I have actually slaved a gorilla into a wooden crate cr-ii. Best sound I got out of the gorilla for sure
     
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    Well, whatever it takes. :D
     
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