Improved headroom, reduced tone control interaction along with a form factor and classic sonic signature proven over decades.

Tube complement: 12AY7 (NOS), 12AX7, 2 x 6V6GT, 5Y3GT (NOS)

Specifications

  • 12 watts output power
  • Two input channels; Normal and Bright
  • Single tone control
  • Point-to-point, hand wired with vintage-style components (carbon composition resistors, poly capacitors)
  • 12" Weber Alnico (12A125P) speaker
  • Finger jointed, all pine cabinet
  • Classic "Tweed" covering (lacquering available on request)
  • Also available in a range of custom tolex colours

How It Sounds

All audio clips below were recorded at Small Dog Studio in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada using a mix of the following microphones:

Close Mics: Shure SM57, Sennheiser e609

Room Mic: AKG SE-300B

No effects of any kind were in the signal chain or have been applied during mixing.

All guitar performances by Shawn Kellerman.

Full Volume Slide

  • Amplifier settings as shown below
  • Left: Shure SM57, Right: Sennheiser e609 (no room mic)
  • Guitar: 1959 Supro Belmont
Full Volume Slide Settings

Full Volume Slide Settings


Tele Shuffle

  • Amplifier settings as shown below
  • Left: Shure SM57, Right: Sennheiser e609 (no room mic)
  • Guitar: 2007 Nash Tele with Lollar pickups
Tele Shuffle Lead Settings

Tele Shuffle Lead Settings

Tele Shuffle Rhythm Settings

Tele Shuffle Rhythm Settings


Strat Shuffle

  • Amplifier settings as shown below
  • Left: Shure SM57, Right: Sennheiser e609, Center: AKG SE-300B
  • Guitars: 50th Anniversary (2004) American Deluxe Stratocaster (Lead) and 2012 Canadian Breed Frankentele with P-90 pickups (Rhythm)

The lead features a neck pickup section, followed by a middle pickup section, and finally a bridge pickup section.

Strat Shuffle Lead Settings

Strat Shuffle Lead Settings

Strat Shuffle Rhythm Settings

Strat Shuffle Rhythm Settings