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PreBS T35 Tweed

The first PreBS T35 combo commisioned by local blues veteran, Nick Moss. based on the late 50′s 5E5A circuit tweed Pro, it sports a Mercury Magnetics “tone clone” output transformer, Weber alnico 15″ speaker, and Vitamin-T oil filled coupling caps. … Continue reading

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McK IIB Bass Head

The first Sweet bass amp is completed! This is a one off for a repeat customer and matches his brown western covered PreBS 20+. Built on a Marshall style chassis with a hand wired turret board and massive Mercury Magnetics … Continue reading

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PreBS 15 Black w/Silver Racing Stripe

Another PreBS 15 is completed. This time it’s wearing black with a silver stripe. It features a 12″ Mojotone BV-25M speaker, Mercury Magnetics output transformer, and push-pull mid boost. Of course, it has the usual bells and whistles as well; … Continue reading

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PreBS T5-6

These two PreBS T5 builds were inspired by a recent repair on Jeff Tweedy’s #1 1957 Fender Champ. They feature 6″ speakers as used in the early 50′s Champs. The smaller speaker gives an earlier breakup and distinctive growling roar … Continue reading

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Figured Harwood Cabinets

Just teamed up with my dad, who builds beautiful Shaker style furniture, to offer custom solid harwood cabinets as an upgrade to new Sweet builds. Pictured is a figured walnut PreBS 15 cab and a solid cherry PreBS 20 cab. … Continue reading

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PreBS 15

This custom ordered PreBS 15 was just completed and picked up by its proud new owner. Wine Red aka Buggy Whip Tolex with cane grill cloth, Mercury Magnetis OT, Mojotone BV-30H 12″ speaker, choke filtering and more… Another potent, portable, … Continue reading

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PreBS 20 Black/Cane

The newest Sweet PreBS 20 is available for demo/sale! Features black tolex with cane grill cloth, popular 10+12 baffle, Mercury Magnetics OT, Mojotone BV-30H and Eminence Legend 105 speakers, push-pull bright switch on the treble control and push-pull mid boost … Continue reading

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Sweet amps now come with cover!

Some newly screened covers, faceplates, and a custom footswitch.Thanks to Maria at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative!      

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PreBS 15+

Just finished another Sweet build. This PreBS 15+ is a prototype model with circuitry based more on a Deluxe Reverb than a Princeton Reverb. It sports the long-tailed pair phase inverter for a smoother/less fizzy distortion when pushed. Other features … Continue reading

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Pat Sansone’s PreBS 20+

The new owner of the latest Sweet amp picked up his new live touring amp last week. Pat Sansone of Wilco and The Autumn Defense is using it on the current tour with The Autumn Defense. It features all Mercury … Continue reading

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