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1960? Gibson GA-83S / Stereo Tube Combo Amp - Amplifier w/ Vibrato
There are two stereo
input jacks and two mono inputs jacks. There are three stacked pots each
with concentric knobs for volume, treble and bass. The outer knob controls
one channel while the inner knob controls the other. This makes it quick and
easy to find the correct knob for adjusting. A tremolo frequency control and
a tremolo depth control are also present, as well as a stereo/mono selector
switch. A footswitch jack for activating the tremolo effect is located under
the chassis. In mono mode, the amp is plenty loud and sounds fabulous for
blues and rock. The 6BQ5s go into a creamy smooth overdrive about a quarter
of the way up the volume dial. The Clean tone has great warm sound.
In stereo mode, the amp suddenly becomes "three dimensional" sounding. It's difficult to play a mono amp after playing this great sounding stereo amp. The side mounted speakers have a magic effect on the tremolo signal. In mono mode, the tremolo is typical of that found on any late 1950s guitar amp. In stereo mode the tremolo pans between the left and right set of speakers. The resulting sound is unbelievably cool since it sounds like a Leslie rotating speaker!! Wow! You don't miss having reverb with this amp at all. The bluesy overdrive and the pseudo-Leslie effect are all that you could want or need. The Gibson GA-83S is just too cool to look at, too cool for blues tone, and too cool with its Leslie effect that you have to get one someday.
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The amp sounds fabulous. It looks fabulous! Here's your chance to get a rare collectable great awesome sounding amp about the size of a Twin Reverb!
Shipping: No shipping on this amp, but we will drive and meet you in Knoxville, TN; Atlanta, GA; Indianapolis, IN; or points between. Item may be picked up at our store for free.
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