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Henriksen The Bud Guitar Amplifier

Henriksen The Bud Guitar Amplifier

Henriksen The Bud guitar amplifier is without question the smallest, truly gigable guitar amplifier on the market with unmatched tone quality! You won’t believe the volume and tone coming from either your electric or acoustic guitar, or any stringed instrument a MUST HAVE piece of gear for the working musician.

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Polytone MiniBrain 75w Amplifier Head, 1990s

Polytone MiniBrain 75w Amplifier Head, 1990s

Here’s a rarity -a Polytone MiniBrain 75w Amplifier Head dating to the 1990s and a veteran of many jazz club gigs in the Toronto area. The Polytone MiniBrain is nicely portable at just under 9 pounds (4kg) and with its largest dimension being 12 inches (304mm), by 11 inches (280mm) and 3 inches (76mm) deep.  It sports EQ and drive controls, has an internal spring reverb and external effects loop connectors.    Output is listed as 75 watts into 4 ohms.  

Price: $500 CAD
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Marshall SC20c Studio Classic Series 20w 1×10 Combo Amp

Marshall SC20c Studio Classic Series 20w 1x10 Combo Amp

The new Marshall SC20C, part of the Studio classic line, is based on one of the three most revered Marshall amps in history – the JCM800 2203. With a recognizable aggressive roar these Marshall amps helped to define heavy metal and has been used by Slayer, Metallica and Bring Me The Horizon. Originally launched in 1981, the Marshall JCM800 amp was named after Jim Marshall’s initials and his car registration plate. The aggressive sound of this 100-watt amp made it a go to choice for countless rock and metal bands.

Price: $1699 CAD
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Marshall SV20c Studio Vintage Series 20w 1×10 Combo Amp

Marshall SV20c Studio Vintage Series 20w 1x10 Combo Amp

The new Marshall SV20C in the Vintage Studio line is a portable combo with the raw power and classic rock voicing of the original Marshal Plexi’s all valve tone.

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Kendrick The Rig Tube Combo Amp 1×12 Tweed, 2008

Kendrick The Rig Tube Combo Amp 1x12 Tweed, 2008

Here’s a Kendrick The Rig tweed tube amp, built during 2008 and pushing about 35 watts through a single 12 inch speaker courtesy of a pair of 5881 power tubes. The 5881 is very similar to the 6L6GB tube, but with greater ruggedness.

Price: $1799 CAD
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Watkins Dominator Mark 1 Reissue 35 of 100, Retro Blue

Watkins Dominator Mark 1 Reissue 35 of 100, Retro Blue

Here’s something very special – a Watkins Dominator Mark 1 V Front Amplifier Reissue in Retro Blue. Hand built in the UK by John Beer, of Amp-Fix in Devon, UK with the full approval (and signature!) of Charlie Watkins, the original builder, this is number 35 of 100 built. The amp design closely follows the original Watkins Mark 1 circuitry, with improvements for current safety standards; the redesign was done by Chris Uff of English Valve Amps.

Price: $2350 CAD
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Ampeg B15N Portaflex Stack, 1960s

Ampeg B15N Portaflex Stack, 1960s

Let’s start off with a classic amp in a format I’ve never seen before – an Ampeg B15N B Portaflex amp stacked on an extension cabinet!

Price: $2200 CAD
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Fender Pro Combo Amp 1×15 Brownface, 1963

Fender Pro Combo Amp 1x15 Brownface, 1963

One of Fender’s earliest amps and built from 1946 to 1965, the Fender Pro combo amp carried a singe 15 inch speaker and grew from 18 to 40 watts before being replaced by the Pro Reverb amp. Initially called the Professional, shortened to Pro in 1948, this amp is one of the rarer Fender amps. Its circuitry is very much like the VibroVerb, but without reverb.

Price: $2250 CAD
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Gretsch Electromatic Amp by Valco, Tweed 1955

Gretsch Electromatic Amp by Valco, Tweed 1955

The Gretsch Electromatic Amp was part of a line of amplifiers produced for Gretsch by Valco, who also built amps under names like National, Supro, and Oahu.

Price: $850 CAD
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Sonny Jr Harmonica Amp Tweed 4×8, 2003

Sonny Jr Harmonica Amp Tweed 4x8, 2003

The Sonny Jr Harmonica Amp is the result of work by harmonica player Gary Onofrio in replicating the sounds achieved by classic harp players like Sonny Terry and James Cotton.

Price: $1400 CAD
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Marshall Silver Jubilee Studio 2525c 5/20 Watt 1×12 Tube Combo Amplifier

Marshall Silver Jubilee Studio 2525c 5/20 Watt 1x12 Tube Combo Amplifier

New Marshall Silver Jubilee Studio line includes the compact combo Model 2525c – and H for the head model – switchable from 5 to 20 watts, with an Effects Loop and DI output!
Marshall amplifiers have been built in the UK since the late 1950s. Like a number of other successful builders, Jim Marshall started building amps out of necessity; import duties on American amps like Fenders were so high that it made sense to use English familiarity with tube technology to build locally.

Price: $1699 CAD
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Suhr Badger 35 Tube Amplifier Head, 2016

Suhr Badger 35 Tube Amplifier Head, 2016

The Suhr Badger 35 is a moderately powered, hand built tube amplifier topping out at 35 watts and scaling down to 1 watt for tone at more manageable volumes. This single channel amp features power scaling with power, drive and gain controls, an effects loop on the back, and bass, middle and treble controls. Built in Lake Elsinore California during April 2007, this Suhr Badger 35 is in very clean condition and does not appear to have been roaded or used much outside a studio.

Price: $1900 CAD
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VOX MV50 Boutique Amplifier

VOX MV50 Boutique Amplifier

Equipped with the next-generation vacuum tube Nutube, and featuring a stunningly light-weight design of only 540 grams (1.1 lbs.) the VOX MV50 Boutique distills the sound of a legendary boutique amp coveted by guitarists. With even more variations, the MV50 series is expanding its offering and showing no signs of slowing down.

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VOX MV50 High Gain Amplifier

VOX MV50 High Gain Amplifier

If you want the high-gain sound that’s indispensable for modern music, the VOX MV50 High Gain is the amp for you! Equipped with a MID CONTROL SWITCH that boosts or cuts the mid-frequency range, this amp gives you a versatile range, delivering edgy sounds with a boosted high and low end that are perfect for riffing or a thick lead sound.

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VOX MV50 AC Amplifier

VOX MV50 AC Amplifier

Designed with an emphasis on analog, the VOX MV50 AC combines classic amplifier design with new and innovative production techniques to produce a miniature amplifier with truly monstrous sound. Boasting an incredible 50 watts of power, this one-pound package serves up serious guitar tone that’s reminiscent of your favorite old tube amps. With speaker & line/headphone outputs, the MV50 is perfect for the stage, at home, or in the studio for direct recording.

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Vox MV50 50 Watt Amplifier AC, Clean, and Rock Paired with BC108 Cabinet

Vox MV50 50 Watt Amplifier AC, Clean, and Rock Paired with BC108 Cabinet

The MV50 amp head and BC108 cabinet combination is available in three flavours – AC, Clean, and Rock. The AC simulates the tones of a classic Vox AC30, the Clean version stays clean all the way up, and the Rock version saturates pretty quickly.

Price: $418 CAD
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Demeter MB-2 Midboost – Fat Control

Demeter MB-2 Midboost - Fat Control

The Demeter MB-2 Midboost/Fat Control is back in stock! For guitar players looking to add depth, warmth and some extra punch, a midbooster can be perfect.

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Blackstar ID Core Beam Bluetooth Amplifier

Blackstar ID Core Beam Bluetooth Amplifier

We just received a number of the new Blackstar ID Core BEAM Bluetooth amplfiiers. Introduced at the winter NAMM show, these are great practice amps, for electric and acoustic guitar AND bass with lots of tones and useful effects, headphone outputs and USB updatable patches and firmware. Plus, the USB port will connect directly to recording software via ASIO drivers.

Price: $389.99 CAD
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Marshall Class 5 – Discontinued

Marshall Class 5 - Discontinued

Guitarists around the world have spoken: our backs are sore, our homes and studios are full, and our ears just don’t work like they used to. There will always be a place for large, loud, high powered amplifiers. Never the less, more and more players are re-discovering the joy of plugging into a small, lightweight, low wattage amp that won’t break the bank or blow the windows out.

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