Author Archives: patsweet

PreBS-T12 Black w/Carolina Blue Stripe

A newly completed T12 is available now, not yet spoken for. I built this in a color scheme that I’ve been wanting to see for some time now and with the blue stripe in the grill cloth more prominently displayed. … Continue reading

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PreBS-T12+ Vox Fawn

A newly completed PreBS-T12+, the classic 5E3 tweed Deluxe with some features for more versatility. This one has custom Mercury Magnetics trannies for use with 6V6 or 6L6 power tubes, bias switch to make whichever tubes you use happy, a … Continue reading

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PreBS T5+ Lacquered Tweed

The 2nd new build from Tucson just shipped out! A PreBS T5+ in traditional lacquered tweed with oxblood grillcloth, BIG trannies from Mercury Magnetics for a 6L6 power tube, and 10″ Celestion G10 Gold speaker! Of course it has the … Continue reading

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PreBS 15 Brown Western

The first build in the new Tucson shop is a PreBS 15 to match the owners other two Sweet amps! Brown western tolex with Marshall cane grill cloth, Mercury Magnetics transformers, 10″ Jensen Falcon speaker, push-pull mid boost, and user … Continue reading

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PreBS T12 Brown Western

The last Sweet build from Chicago just completed! PreBS-T12(Tweed Deluxe) 1×12 combo covered with brown western tolex, cane grill cloth, Mercury Magnetics transformers, Eminence GA-SC59 Alnico speaker(perfect compliment for this amp!), progressive standby/power switch, and a 3-position negative feedback switch … Continue reading

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Sweet Amplification is Moving!

Hey everyone, Its been a good 25 year run in Chicago but it’s time for a new chapter. I moved here in 1996 during my “blues phase” and got to meet, play, record, and tour with some really great Chicago … Continue reading

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PreBS T5 Tweed

A newly completed custom ordered PreBS T5 with a traditional lacquered tweed covering and oxblood grillcloth! Other standard features include a WGS 8″ speaker, 3-position gain switch, rear panel shielding, and 1/4″ speaker jack for easy connection to an extension … Continue reading

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PreBS 15 Rough Blonde w/ Oxblood

Just finished a custom ordered PreBS 15.  Mojotone/Heybor trannies, Deluxe Reverb OT, choke filtering, and Eminence GA-SC64 12″ speaker.  I’ll just let the owners words do the descriptions… “I ran all of my guitars through it – Telecaster, Riviera, ES-175. … Continue reading

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PreBS 15+ Carolina Blue

A custom order PreBS 15+ with Carolina blue tolex and cane grillcloth. As always with the + models you can swap 6V6 for 6L6  power tubes for more power and headroom with the upgraded Mercury Magnetics trannies. I definitely prefer … Continue reading

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PreBS T5 Skulls and more Skulls!

Two new PreBS T5 builds completed! Identical electronically except for transformers and speakers. The candy skull T5 has Mercury Magnetics trannies and the output tranny is a tweed ’53 Princeton spec which is slightly oversized and has a noticeable effect … Continue reading

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