Tag Archives: Vintage Tube Amp

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-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 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 Surf Green

A new PreBS 15 in surf green with a turquoise stripe in the grill cloth! Standard power transformer with a deluxe reverb output transformer and choke filtering for just a bit more headroom than a traditional Princeton Reverb. A pair … Continue reading

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BFF Head and Cab Prototype

First of its kind! The BFF, A PreBS20+ in a PreBS15+ sized chassis(BFF faceplate coming soon). All of the best hand-wired features of the Princeton Reverb, Deluxe Reverb, and Vibrolux Reverb in one compact head with separate cabinet for easy … Continue reading

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PreBS 15 Black with 12″ Speaker

Another PreBS 15 is completed! This one is a traditional looking build with 12″ Eminence GA-SC64 speaker,  Mercury Magnetics transformers, and user adjustable bias control and test points on the rear panel. This $50 upgrade will pay for itself the … Continue reading

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PreBS 20 Tie Dye

A very special custom PreBS 20 for a “Deadicated” client with tie dye grill cloth from artist Courtanay Pollock from late 60′s Grateful Dead fame. This one has Mercury Magnetics transformers, Weber 12F150B speaker, and push-pull midboost, as well as … Continue reading

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PreBS 20+ Cherry cab

Fresh off the bench, this PreBS 20+ is extra Sweet with top of the line Mercury Magnetics trannies, solid cherry cab with dovetail joints and hand rubbed oil/urethane finish. This time around I went with a traditional 1×12 baffle featuring … Continue reading

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