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Suggestion for simple blues amp kit?

Discussion in 'Shock Brother's DIY Amps' started by Super Locrian, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. Super Locrian

    Super Locrian Tele-Meister

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    Looking for ideas, want to build something other than Fender/Marshall/Vox style amps. I'm envisioning an amp head with a raw, guttural, rootsy tone, something with loads of character. What's out there?
     
  2. CapnCrunch

    CapnCrunch Friend of Leo's

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    Supro Dual Tone or a Supro Thunderbolt. maybe in reverse order. Roots rock and Blues machines……There was a Thunderbolt thread on here not that long ago, with a schematic and or layout.
     
  3. Honest Charley

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    My suggestion is a Peavey Bandit and a Boss BD-2.

    My Bandit is a DIY head and plays through two 112 speakers.
    I will never need anything else.

    I also use a Digitech Bad Monkey if I want to be different.. :)
     
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    Check out my friend at www.rjguitars.net for a Trainwreck Express, Liverpool or Rocket in either 30w or 15w versions.
     
  5. Super Locrian

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    Thanks for the tip! Yeah, a Trainwreck sounds like an interesting project, the only way I'll be able to play any of those amps is to build it myself. :) I'll send an e-mail to RJ.
     
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    The Rocket is an awesome amp, and not a difficult build either.
     
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