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New Amp Day

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Decided I wanted to try a small tube amp and had been looking around a bit.  Still a bit of a cheapskate... 

Been reading about the MonoPrice Tube amps and so I pulled the trigger on the 5 watt tube version.  Got to spend some time to break in the speaker now.

Monoprice 5-Watt, 1x8 Guitar Combo Tube Amplifier with Celestion SpeakerIMG_0810.jpg

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Nice! Awaiting a full tone report...

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Looks cool, enjoy the amp. Just be forewarned: Those of us in the A/V world have dubbed monoprice products, “mono-use.” Save your receipt. 

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So far it sounds pretty good.  Nice clean tone, crunches up pretty good at the 5 watt setting.  Can use the guitar volume to clean it up.  Seems to handle my cheap pedals well.  

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early sound recording.  the harshness is supposed to go away once the speaker breaks in.

 

 

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The more I play this the better it sounds.   Took it to Neal's house ( guitarist in our old band) and he loved it.  For just over a hundred bucks it is a pretty amazing sounding amp. Just sounds better the more I play it as the speaker breaks in. Anyone looking for a small cheap tube amp should consider it.  

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another sound report video in a week or so.  Moving out the daughter in the next few days so just a little time to  play, no time to record!

 

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