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Sweet Summer Sale!

10% discount on all in stock Sweet amps until August 31 2018! Sweet amps are already priced way under boutique prices so take advantage of this limited time extra discount. Stop by Chicago Fret Works for a test drive. Call … Continue reading

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PreBS TT40

The first Sweet Low Power Tweed Twin build is completed! This is one of the most unique and  interesting Fender tweed era models with dual rectifier tubes, a unique pre-amp circuit, cathodyne phase inverter(like tweed Bandmaster and Princeton Reverb),  and … Continue reading

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PreBS T5 Solid Cherry w/10″ speaker

Another PreBS T5 collaboration with a custom cherrywood cab built by my dad. This one has a NOS 5V4G rectifier and an oversized 8 ohm Mercury Magnetics output transformer(many speaker choices) for 6L6 or EL34 power tube, and a 10″ … Continue reading

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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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PreBS T5-6 Alligator

The latest PreBS T5-6 just shipped out to http://brianhowardguitars.com/ and will hopefully be used to demo his hand crafted guitars and repairs. This one features a 6″ Jensen alnico speaker, NOS 5V4G rectifier, Jupiter coupling caps, and a 3 position … 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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PreBS T12

This 12W tweed era combo is based on the Deluxe. With a pair of 6V6 power tubes, a 12″ speaker and a touch sensitive cathode biased class “A” design, this is another very popular recording amp. Having good clean tones … Continue reading

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PreBS T5

This 5W combo with a single 8″ speaker is based on the tweed Champ, a ’50s era Fender entry level practice amp. It features a single 12ax7, a single 6V6 and a 5Y3 rectifier tube and is a cathode biased class “A” … Continue reading

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PreBS T45

This 45W 4×10″ combo is based on the famous 1959 Bassman.  Originally designed for the then new invention, the Fender Precision Bass, it quickly became the amp of choice for countless electric guitar players. This design was also the basis … Continue reading

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