NAD - Blankenship Tweed

klasaine

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I haven't bought an amp in a long time.
Blankenship "Fatboy" jr.: beefed up 5e3, 9 watts, 12" G12H30



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I was wondering the same thing....

Am I seeing one rectifier tube, one power tube (6L6 maybe?), and two preamp tubes in that photo? What are the control knobs? Maybe a "beefed up" 5F1?

Nice looking amp - details please:)
 

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You guys are right. Not a 5e3. My ignorance. I have a call into Roy (Blankenship) for exact details.
4 inputs - normal and bright
2 volume, 1 tone
2 12ax7s
1 6v6
1 5ar4
 
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Well, I was sorta half right.
Direct from the builders cell phone ...

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So I guess that would be a 5e3 pre into a 5f2a pwr section - ?
*What I mean by beefy is that it has a very thick grind when up all the way.
I'm not always precise and admittedly fairly ignorant when it comes to circuit designations.
Apologies for the confusion gentlemen.
 

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No prob, klasaine. Thanks for the followup info - that's an interesting and unique amp. I bet it sounds good!
 




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