Sound of the Shoals amp?

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  1. psykobilly

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    Been lookin for a tweed super and ran across this company on ebay. Anybody seen, played or heard of em? By the looks of what they are puttin in em, they could be some good stuff.
     
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    The owner is a member here, maybe he will chime in. Better yet, search for the threads discussing these amps.
     
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    There was a thread talking about them within the last month.
     
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    I don’t know if you’ve found the other thread yet but as said above the owner chimes in and even includes gut shots of his builds and gives detailed information.
    Regarding the amps they seemed decent to me as a “small builder” amp, I’d like to give one a try
     
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    I have a 55 5e4a 2-10 tweed superI might be willing to sell.
    It's the 6v6 version.
    Speakers were replaced in the early seventies with cts.
    It sounds great.
     
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    It probably doesn’t. Without looking up Clark’s prices, I’d be willing to wager that Clark (and Victoria and the rest) charge double or more what this builder is charging.

    I ordered a 6g2 from this guy. It should arrive later this month, unless he encounters a hiccup of some sort. The waiting has nearly killed me.
     
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    Thanks for the input fellers!!!
     
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    Hey Hatfield92, Did you ever get your 6g2 from Sound of the Shoals? I'm thinking about getting a brown Super clone build from them. I really would like to hear about your experience and your thoughts on the 6g2 amp Sounds of the Shoals built for you.
     
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    I’m still waiting. I got pics last week of the completed chassis. The holdup is that he hasn’t received the cabinet from the builder. It’s already well past the timeframe he quoted me.
     
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    Let me know your thoughts on the amp when you get it. I’m trying to decide whether to go with Sound of the Shoals or save up the extra funds and go with Lil Dawg amps.
     
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    Yes, I know this builder. I’ve always wanted a Tweed Deluxe since I never played one but I always though seemed expensive for what it was. I came across his eBay store and decided to give it shot since the price is so competitive and he uses excellent quality components, he’s also a super nice guy. His name is Paul Anthony Pace, I call him Anthony. Anyway, he built me a fantastic sounding hand wired amp. I liked it so much I just ordered a 2nd one to run them in stereo. Solid build quality, wiring is super clean and very low noise, I’m very happy with mine and can’t wait to get the other one to run them in stereo. Anyway, I highly recommend him providing is the same guy we’re talking about. I believe there’s another builder in the same vicinity with a similar name (I think) any questions PM me.
     
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    Thanks for the kind words teleman78!
     
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    I regret I currently have very little time to
    interact more on this great forum. I have been blessed with a steady stream of orders so my time here has been extremely limited lately. It’s 11:09PM here now:D
    I’m always available for calls and emails to talk amps and would be happy to answer any questions anyone may have.
     
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