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All amps are built with the finest parts, we use MojoTone cabinets and Mercury Magnetics transformers on all amps standard. All amps use carbon comp resistors (Allen Bradley or other vintage carbon comp resistors) in the tone circuits and USA made PRP metal film on the plates with metal oxide resistors in the high voltage areas of the amp. However you can specify resistors that you like. All wire used is solid core teflon covered. All switches are Carling brand. NOS Tubes available for any amp just contact us. Pots in most amps are Milspec sealed and the capacitors in most amps are the VCap TFT Teflons standard.

Here is the pricing breakdown for some custom amps, these are just a few that can be easily described. Look for more soon. Also, if you have something specific in mind I can probably build it. International voltages are available for any amp at small additional charge.

Please don't hesitate to ask questions! I am very open to doing anytype of custom work you can think of.

Please see the FAQ at the bottom of this page.


SDG Signature Reverb ($2099)

Standard Features:
Mercury Magnetics Power, Output, Choke
Premium vCap TFT Capacitors
Sprague Atom Capacitor Bank
Mojo 1974x style cabinet
Point to point turret board construction
2 6v6 Power tubes, 2 12ax7 Preamp Tubes,
2 12at7 Preamp Tubes.

 






SDG Little Blondie ($1050)


Standard features:
Volume
Mojo blonde tolex cabinet.
Mercury Magnetics Transformers, (Power, Output)
12ax7 Preamp Tube, 6V6GT, 5Y3GT.
12" Weber Vintage 12a125a Speaker.
Point to point turret board construction.
Optional bright cap.




Austin Tweed 5e3 Standard ($1400)
Tones better than any reissue you might find at hundreds more.
Standard features:
Reduced B+ Mercury Magnetics power transformer that allows you to hear the 5e3 the way it sounded 50 years ago when AC voltage was only 110. You can use a gz34 rectifier to get that over voltage sound if you like.
Nitro Cellulose Lacquerd Tweed Cabinet
Mercury Magnetics Transformers.
Speaker: Jensen P12n
Tubes (NOS 12AY7, JJ 12AX7,2 JJ 6V6GT, NOS 5y3GT Rectifier)
VCap Premium Capacitors, Sprague Atom electrolytic caps.
Turret board construction.
Milspec sealed pots.

Upgrades:
6L6GC Proluxe (add $120, choose cathode or fixed bias) (Package Upgrade: larger transformers, GZ34 Rectifier, Choke)
You can specify the lower power version or the higher power version. The lower power is cathode biased with the option of running either 6L6's or 6v6's without rebiasing. The higher power version only allows you to run 6l6s, however you can choose either the cathode bias or fixed bias.

International 220v,230v,240v power options ($25)
Celestion Blue Alnico Speaker ($175)




Double Austin Tweed 5e3x2
($1800)

Nitro Cellulose Lacquerd Mojo Tweed Cabinet
Mercury Magnetics Transformers
Speakers: Weber 12a125's or Jensen p12n speakers ($65).
Tubes (NOS) 12AY7, JJ 12AX7, 4 JJ 6V6GT's, 5Y3GT or 5AR4 Rectifier
Point to point turret board construction
VCap Premium Capacitors, Sprague Atom electrolytic caps.

Optional output transformer selection.
Optional dual cathode bias section for power tube switching.

Upgrades:
International 220v,230v,240v power options (ASK)






California 5f6 Tweed
($2250)
5F6 Vintage 4x10
Mercury Magnetics Transformers.
Nitro Cellulose Lacquerd Mojo cabinet
Tubes ( NOS 12AY7, 2 JJ 12AX7, TAD6L6's, JJ GZ34 Rectifier)
VCap TFT Premium Capacitors, Sprague Atom electrolytic caps.
Adjustable Bias Control
Point to point turret board construction
4 Weber 10a125

Upgrades:
4 Weber 10a125 or 2 Weber 10a125 + 2 10f150.
Switchable Tube/Solid State Rectifier $50 (Includes lower b+ transformer)
International 220v,230v,240v power options (ASK).
Fatstack mercury power transformrer (ASK)





Atlanta Reverb ($1670)
Classic blackface pre CBS AA1164 circuitry
Reverb and Tremolo built in.
5U4GB Rectifer 2 6V6GT Power Tubes, 3 12AX7's, 1 12AT7
Mercury Magnetics Transformers built to original specs.
Weber 10a125 Alnico speaker.
Mojo solid pine cabinet.
Point to point turret board construction.
Capacitors (ASK)

 




Vintage Reverb 1x15 ($2050), Vintage Reverb 4x10 ($2200), Vintage Reverb SRV ($2300)
Classic blackface pre CBS AB763 circuitry

Mercury Magnetics Transformers.
Mojo cabinet,
Weber 4 10a125's or similar speakers of your choice for reverb super.
Adjustable Bias Control.
Mojotone blackface cabinet.
Acutronics reverb tank in tolex bag.
Vintage reproduction reverb cables.
Tubes (JJ 12AX7's JJ 12AT7's, TAD 6L6GC's, JJ GZ34 rectifier)

SRV Model Includes freshly reconed JBLD130, Bassman Output Transformer,
Switchable SS rectifier, and Tremolo bypass. + several SRV Circuitry Tweaks.

Options:
JBL D130f upgrade if available price will vary
Tremolo bypass $40
Mercury Bassman output transformer $75
Solid state rectifier switch $50
Mallory 150's instead of Orange Drops (no charge)
SOZO Caps (no charge)
Foot Switch $40
International 220v,230v,240v power options (ASK)




Tweed Portland 5f4 ($1950)
2x10 tone goodness

Mercury Magnetics Transformers.
Nitro Cellulose Lacquerd Mojo cabinet
Speakers: 2 Weber 10a125a alnico speakers
Adjustable Bias Control.
Tubes (2 JJ 12AX7's NOS 12AY7, 2 TAD 6L6GC's, NOS 5U4GB rectifier)
Point to point turret board construction
VCap Premium TFT Capacitors, Sprague Atom Capacitors
Milspec pots

Other speakers ($ ask)
Cathode bias (no charge)
International 220v,230v,240v power options (ASK)




Tweed Richmond 5e5a ($1950)
1x15 warmth

Standard Features:
Mercury Magnetics Transformers.
Nitro Cellulose Lacquerd Mojo cabinet
Speaker Weber 15a150
Adjustable Bias Control.
Tubes (2 JJ 12AX7's, NOS 12AY7, TAD 6L6GC's, NOS 5U4GB rectifier)
Point to point turret board construction
VCap TFT Premium Capacitors, Sprague Atom Capacitors
Milspec pots
Fixed bias standard or Cathode bias (5e5a)
International 220v,230v,240v power options (ASK)




Twin London Low Power 5e8 ($2199) or Twin London High Power 5f8 ($2199)

Mercury Magnetics Transformers.
Nitro Cellulose Lacquerd Mojo cabinet
Speakers: Weber 12a150's.
Adjustable Bias Control.
Tubes (JJ 12AX7's, NOS 12AY7, 2 or 4 TAD 6L6's)
(Dual 5U4GB Rectifier for 5e8 GZ34 for 5f8)

Point to point turret board construction
VCap Premium Capacitors, Sprague Atom Capacitors
Milspec pots
Options:
International 220v,230v,240v power options (ASK)




Warranty:

5 year parts warranty (tubes and reverb tanks excluded) for original purchaser. Warranty is void if the the circuity is tampered with or modified. Speakers are covered by their respective manufacturer warranty. Abuse of product is not recommended or covered. Owner is responsible for shipping both ways.
 
All prices and specs are subject to change at any time without notice.
 

FAQ:
Q: Why don't you use the old style fender eyelet boards?
A: I don't build amps to try and make them exactly the way they might have been made in 1957, I try my best to make them better. The black eyelet board material is relatively unstable and can absorb moisture. If you have a tweed amp and you run it on a warm humid summer day you may find it crackling. That is called Tweed Disease. By building on the G10 epoxy board, I am able to use a much more sturdy material that will never warp and be stable beyond the life of the user.
Further, I am able to skillfully layout the components so to avoid crossing wires on the board.

Q: Why don't you use cloth covered wire like other amp builders?
A: Teflon covered wire is superior to cloth wire in many ways.
First, it's jacket is flame retardent, in the case of a short circuit inside a power tube, I have seen cloth covered wire burn.
Second, the core of the wire is solid coper plated in tin which is identical to the solid core cloth covered wire, this ensures the sound to be the same as cloth wire.
Third, I am able to run the wire through the entire turret from end to end with a solder connection on both ends, this ensured a stable connection.
Forth, because the jacket on the wire is thinner than a cloth covered wire, I am able to tightly twist the heater wires in such a way that noise is reduced further than with cloth wire.
Again as mentioned above, I am not trying to achieve a certain look on the inside, I am trying to make things even better. If I was trying to save a buck, I would use cloth wire, it is much cheaper than the milspec teflon wire I use.

Q: Can I get a chassis without a cabinet?
A: Most of the time, No.
Unfortunately I have seen instances where chassis that I have built have ended up in cabinets the didn't belong, or where people have put the wrong companies badge on the front of the cabinet, or where they have just been generally sloppy when installing speakers and wires, so to avoid any confusion I will in most cases deny requests to sell you just a chassis.

 




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