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PreBS 20+ Blonde/Oxblood 2×10

The first 2×10 PreBS 20+ was just completed for a repeat client in Chicago. Big iron from Mercury Magnetics and a user adjustable bias trim pot and test points on the rear panel allow for use with 6V6,5881, or 6L6GC … Continue reading

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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 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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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 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 Black Ghost Paisley

Another custom Sweet build just completed. This 5F1 champ build features Mercury Magnetics transformers, custom velvet grill cloth by artist Jeremiah Witting-Akiona, and of course my exclusive 3-way gain switch for more tonal variety. You’ll get the classic crunch and … Continue reading

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PreBS T5 Alligator

Another classic Alligator PreBS T5 with Cane grillcloth. One of my favorite color combinations! This one was ordered with standard 8″ WGS speaker for a traditional tone and has our unique 3-position gain switch for some variations on the classic … Continue reading

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JTM 45 Build Purple Head and Cab

This one off/prototype build request was for an offset Marshall JTM 45 style head and 2×12 half stack with a Marshall/blackface Fender hybrid circuit with master volume. The 4 jack¬† normal/bright inputs was kept but adjusted for less extremes. The … Continue reading

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BR110 aka PreBS 15

A custom PreBS 15 with personalized faceplate for repeat client, Chicago Blues musician, Breezy Rodio. Custom features include a multi-voltage power transformer for use in Italy and a utility outlet as found on many larger vintage Fender amps. A hemp … Continue reading

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