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Discussion in 'Amps & Cabs' started by Gahr, Oct 9, 2018.

  1. Gahr

    Gahr Well-Known Member

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    New vintage amp day!

    I just had this delivered to my door: A 1959 (presumably, could be 1960 as well) Gibson GA-20T Ranger. 16 watts of sonic bliss, Gibson's answer to the Fender Tweed Deluxe. It sounds killer (I have played to for about 5 minutes only). Breakup comes early, and it is not incredibly loud, but it has an absolute killer blues/rock tone. I'm in love already. I have only tried it at full blast for a few seconds (my neighbors are elderly people and I want to be nice to them), but it has a sweet, creamy overdrive that is absolute bliss to my ears. The speaker is a 12" Tone Tubby San Rafael. Not original of course, but sounds great here.

    Here are a few quick shots:

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    Nice amp. Congrats.
     
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    Gahr Well-Known Member

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    Got a repro logo in the mail yesterday. I rather like the look!
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    Those amps are fantastic. And hemp cone speakers are really tough to beat. Nice combo!
     
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    With bluetooth?
     
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    Nice !!!!!
     
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    Gahr Well-Known Member

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    A quick soundclip recorded in Garage Band. Just sdded some reverb, compression and limiting, no other effects.

    Playing my Gibson Les Paul goldtop, switching between pickups and adjusting pup volumes throughout.

    No plan with the playing, so forgive the sloppiness!

    http://soundcloud.com/user-289362753/gibson-ga-20-test
     
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    Gahr Well-Known Member

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    Edit: Double post
     
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    Clifdawg Well-Known Member

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    Dang! That is some wicked tone right there! Excellent playing too. Thanks for sharing. :D
     
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    Thanks for the praise.
     

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