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Extension Speaker Cabinets - Made to Order

 

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1x12 Cabinet - UNLOADED - in Black Tuxedo or Tweed with Pinstripes

1 X 12" Solid Black   (no Speaker)  $198 plus $23 Shipping  to the 48 lower state

 

1 X 12" Tweed with pinstripes  (No Speaker)  $198 plus $23 Shipping to the 48 lower states

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1x12 Cabinet - LOADED - with V47 Speakers

Available in either 1x12" or 2x12" - Loaded or Unloaded

Other colors available. Call or Email for Info.

1x12" Cabinet - Solid Black  - w/12" Weber Alnico Signature Speaker  $266 plus $40 Shipping to the 48 lower states

 

1x12" Cabinet - Tweed with pinstripes - w/12" Weber Alnico Signature Speaker  $266 plus $40 Shipping to the 48 lower states

 

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2x12 Cabinet - UNLOADED - Black Tuxedo or Tweed with Pinstripes

2 X 12" Solid Black  $229 plus $28 Shipping to the 48 lower states

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2x12" Tweed with pinstripes $229 plus $28 Shipping to the 48 lower states

2x12 Cabinet - LOADED - with V47 Speakers

w/2x12"  - Solid Black  - with Weber Alnico Signature speaker $365 plus $45 Shipping to the 48 lower states

 

w/2x12" - Tweed with pinstripes  - with Weber Alnico Signature speaker $365 plus $45 Shipping to the 48 lower states

 

Accessories

Vintage47amps "Tone Transfer Module"   In Stock!!!

Affordable small amp sound management for stuido or stage! 

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Dead quiet signal tone transfer management using fully insulated Cliff jacks and ground lift switch to control group loop hum noise.  Includes 5' adapter cable to tap 2 to 16 Ohm speaker output terminals.

Built specifically for old tube amplifiers under 20 watts, amps that do not have a line or speaker out jacks built into the circuit.   Although the "Tone Transfer Module" will work with those type amp outputs also, its use is not limited to the need for such output taps required for use with conventional DI and/or Direct Boxes.

It is a known fact that some  of the juiciest and bluesy mojo tones come from simple small low wattage antique vintage tube amplifiers; however, as fun as they are to play, they are equally impractical for stage band gigs/jams due to their inherent low wattage  low volume output design.

 

Now you can turn your little low watt amp into a giant slayer!  Makes all small tube amps volume gig worthy!

Passive variable strength output transformer allows the transfer of your amplifiers actual speaker tone (as it sounds to your audience) to any balanced or unbalance device input.  With the provided five foot connection adaptor, you can now tap any small tube amp speaker and send signal out to a larger amplifiers input channel making it a slave to your small amp, or send your amps tone over to PA inputs, mixing boards and recording consoles, without disabling the amps internal speaker.

Handmade in San Pedro, Los Angeles

$92.46 plus $7.50 Shipping to the lower 48 states (includes 5" speaker adaptor cable and full instructions) Please contact us for international shipping rates

Solid Wood Doortstop Footswitch

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Vintage Valco Style Wooden Doorstop Footswitch Pedal - Hand Cut, Hand shaped and stained and sealed, locking on/off footswitch for Reverb/Tremelo/Effects control. 15" cable with 1/4" RCA male mono plug jack terminal end installed, 3 coats of semi-gloss clear coat and no scratch non skid base. Replacement for original Valco, Fender, Magnatone, Gibson (and many other) OEM wood footswitches that use 1/4" RCA plug.

Painted Black Solid Wood Doorstop Footswitch $29.95 + $6.95 Shipping to the lower 48 states

Natural Solid Wood Doorstop Footswitch $29.95 plus $6.95 Shipping to the lower 48 states

Please contact us for international shipping rates.

Vintage47 Instrument to Peamp Tube Signal Boosting Pedal

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"Hello David
the boost pedal arrived today.....and, IT BLEW MY MIND!!! I am running it through this early 50's era Magnatone 'Student' model amp...8 watts maybe w/its original 8" Jensen...I have always really liked the tone it puts out...but, as I wrote you before, its VERY hard to get an overdriven sound from it....I plugged your pedal in.....there it is....the amp came through loud and clear...no coloring of its truly vintage tone.. as you described...but, now I can run it with some grit & edgeyness..!! OUTSTANDING!!"

Vintage47 Instrument to Peamp Tube Signal Boosting Pedal. Adjustable up to 38db of signal boost, quiet "almost invisible" low insertion loss.  Does not color your tone like sound shaping boost pedals.  Just like the pros, comp the sweet spot with the pedal out, engage the pedal to goose your lead riffs into even sweeter distortion. Point to point hand wired right here in the USA by Vintage47amps.  Long life 9v battery included. 

Also an afforable cure for weak and low output instrument pickups on any instrument or harp microphone and much more affordable than buying new, hotter pickups. Great for signal recover at the end of a long pedal effects string or long cable run after signal degradation, recovers more than the actual loss.

$55.00 plus $7.50 to the lower 48 states. Please contact us for international shipping

Vintage47amps "Y" Cable Adapter

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These are those hard to find adapters that are an afforable alternative to expensive A/B Boxes that let you play into two amplifiers at one time.

Used to combine any two of your favorite amps for a signature tone of your own or, just to play louder when jamming with the band!  The coupling can be removed to go directly into effects pedals, or reversed the Y so you can play two instruments into one amp or effects pedal.

 

Vintage47amps "Y" Cable Adapter $19.95 plus $5.80 Shipping to the lower 48 states. Please contact us ror international shipping rates.

Vintage47amps  Amp Covers in 3 sizes  Covers coming soon!

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, Suitcase - Vintage47 Oahu Suitcase Style only 

Supreme - Larger Valco Supreme Style fits Vintage47amps:

Bronson, Spectator, Comet, Ric, Dobro (all cabs having the Supreme circuit) and original OEM Valco styles measuring approx. 14 1/2"Tall X 15"Wide X 8"Deep,  including but not limited too; National, Bronson, Supro, Oahu, Dickerson, Dobro, Gretsch.

Triple - fits Chicago Blues Tone Triple Combo

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Suitcase (smaller above front)  $45 plus $10.50 Shipping

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Supreme (larger above back) $49 plus $10.50 Shipping, contact http://www.amplifiercovers.com­

Triple that fits the Chicago Blues Tone  $53.00 plus $10.50 Shipping

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Thunder-Volt that fits the Thunder-Volt  $53 plus $10.50 Shipping.  Contact  http://www.amplifiercovers.com

Vintage47amps  Custom T-Shirts

V47 T-shirts in 3 colors!   They are short sleeve, 100% preshrunk cotton (they'll shrink a little more with hot water and a hot dryer).  They have a custom silkscreen design using durable screen inks (NO patch iron on transfers!).  Available in 3 sizes:  Large, XLarge and XX Large

 

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Chestnut Brown - Guitar / Amplifier

 

Large - $19.45

 

X Large - $19.45

 

XXLarge - $21.45

Tone on Tone Khaki - "ToneMaster"  SOLD OUT !

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Large - $19.45

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X Large - $19.45

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XXLarge - $21.45

Heather Gray - Microphone/Harmonica

 

Large - $19.45

 

X Large - $19.45

 

XXLarge - $21.45

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Vintage47amps - Cigar Box Guitar Braided Leather Straps

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Handmade for Vintage47amps in the hills of Tennessee.  Cigar Box Guitar specific sizing. 

Available in Dark Brown - they are adjustable from both ends with a unique and attractive wood bead locking system. 

Fits ALL  T.Hiles Vintage47 CBGS and most others, as well.

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Brown Braided Leather Strap $19.95 plus $4.80 USPS Shipping

Genuine CBG Glass Medicine Bottle Guitar Slide Set

Like the famous Coricidin medicine type of glass bottle slides used by Joe Walsh, Duane Allman, Rory Gallagher, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Buzzy Jeams and a host of other famous slide guys and girls.

 

Each Slide Set comes with one large 3 1/8" and one medium 2 1/4"

 

 

Glass Slide Set - $7.95 plus $4.80 USPS Shipping to the lower 48 states. Please contact us for international rates.

 

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Vintage47amps OLD SCHOOL Retro Sign

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Vintage47amps Old School Retro Sign - for the vintage amp collector or guitar player who has everything. 

Cool old look for your studio, shop, music or living room. 

Great conversation piece and makes a wonderful gift for the musicians in your life! 

Very authentic antique appearance printed on 1/8" thick wood fiber board - measures 8" x 10" with 4 corner holes for mounting.

 

$17.95 plus $4.80 Shipping

Ok so that special someone already has EVERYTHING....now what?  How about a Vintage47amps Gift Certificate?   They come in different amounts or you can email us to specifiy a certain amount.  We will mail you (or the Receiver) a V47 gift certificate or, if rushed for time, we will send it via email.  We've had people request Gift Certificates for our Amp Building Workshop, too.  The certificates can be used towards amplifier purchases, accessories or our Amp Building Workshop.

 

$25 Gift Certificate

 

$50 Gift Certificate

 

$75 Gift Certificate

 

$100 Gift Certificate

 

$648 Amp Building Workshop Gift Certificate

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V47 REVERBS

 Our V47 DB. Fillmore Tube Reverb and VanAmps Solemate V47 Reverb Units

"David,

I am enjoying your Fillmore reverb a lot! I conducted some A-B testing tonight through my Deluxe and it was quite noticeable. At identical settings, I felt the Fillmore was indeed more "warm" as you described. I also felt it was actually more natural sounding, less treble with more depth than the Fender. Even cranked up to 10 (which I don't do), the DB held together better. Of course, I really dig Fender, but this is a very cool addition!  Thanks"

Vintage47 "DB Fillmore" Tube Reverb (Vacuum tube tone tonic for the soul) Email to request next limited availability

Loosely based on the 1966 Premier 90 Reverb design and inspired by Bill Grahams original Fillmore  Auditorium sound.  I started with the basic P-90 circuit, added a 5Y3 tube rectifier in place of the diode rectified original power supply, upgraded the now obsolete tubes  to current reissue readily available JJ-5Y3, JJ-6V6 and Tungsol 6SL7 then made the fix modifications that we techs do on the originals Premier –90’s. Finally a natural room reverb with none of that cave/pipe echo surf vibe!

15 1/2” W x 9 1/2” H x 8” D and weighs  14.8  pounds w/wood wedge doorstop footswitch

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D.B. Fillmore Reverb  - Available in five colors PLUS Tweed     $488 plus $40 Shipping to tjhe lower 48 states. Please contact us for international rates.

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Emerald Green

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Cocoa Brown

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Navy Blue

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Burgundy Red

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V47 Sole-Mate Reverb

The most luscious outboard true tank reverb, old school vintage reverb tone comes to Vintage47amps. Available by special arrangement we now have the Sole-mate outboard real tank reverb pedals made by VanAmps! Matching the tweed and two tone Vint47 Valco style amplifiers. These are the final word in reverb for all your old amplifiers, you have to hear it to believe it!

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The Soul-Mate Reverb comes in 3 different styles - Tweed, Two Tone Inverted "V" to match the Spectator Style amps and Two Tone Covering to match the National/Bronson style amps. The last two options come in five different colors - see below.

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VA-TWDverb Tween & Ostrich covering matches the Vintage47 Tweed Style: 

$285 plus $35 Shipping to the lower 48 states. Please contact us for international shipping rates.

VA-SPTverb Two Tone Inverted "V" covering matches the Spectator Style Amps -$285 plus $35 Shipping to the lower 48 states.

 

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VA-NTL Verb Two Tone covering matches the Vintage47 National & Bronson style amps -$285 plus $35 Shipping to the lower 48 states.

 

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V47 SPEAKERS

Vintage47 "Chicago Tone" CLassic 6" x 9" Oval 4 Ohm  6.4 oz Alnico Speakers (25 watts)

These speakers match the frequency response curves of the stock 1950's Rola 6" x 10" used in the Valco built Gretsch, National and Supro models.  Great for guitar amps and KILLER for harp amps!

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Retrofitting Note:

When used as replacements in original Valco amps we provide speaker clips and instructions for replacement without having to remove the amplifies stock baffle board.  You will have to re-mount your stock output transformer from the old speaker frame location onto the cabinet wall and solder short wire lead extensions to reach the new speakers. Instalation instructions included with speakers  or you can contact us & we'll email you the instructions.

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6" x 9" 4 Ohm Alnico Speakers $120 a pair of speakers / $20 shipping to the lower 48 states

6" x 9" 4 Ohm Alnico Speakers $60 One (1) speaker  / $18 shipping to the lower 48 states

Contact us for international shipping rates.

 

Question; How would you discribe the difference between the alnico and ceramic speakers? Chad

Answer; As far as the difference in Ceramic and Alnico speakers I'll share my experience relative to just the octal Valco amp designs in my lineup. My reply is simply an opinion and is in no way the 'gospel' on speakers and/or speaker tone!

First, before I make any speaker selection I have to consider the amplifiers  designed tone characteristics. For the 1940's early 50's Valco circuit designs the amps are filtered for lower midrange through hi-low frequency, not a hint of the later 50's Fender style high frequency signal enhancement.

I have heard these old school amp tones descibed as 'Smokey", "Warm', 'Fuzzy" and/or 'Dark', Never a hint of  "ice pick' treble highs typically found with later Fender style amplifiers (keep in mind the most revered Fender blues guitar amp was a 1959 bass amplifier not a standard guitar amp).

Secondly I have to consider the type of instrument(s) that will be the signal source control for the amplifier in question. What type of guitar ie; solid or hollow, pickups, hot or not, pedals, microphone element sensitivity. Plus I consider what playing style and musical era I want my sound to emulate. (no one amp covers all my needs).

Now with all of the above taken into consideration I will say the following in regards to my Valco replications;

The Ceramic Speaker will bring out a slightly brighter treble tone with both clean and overdriven breakup distortion. The Ceramic is a good choice for solid body guitars and/or guitar pedal effects where players want a slightly more 50-60's treble tone in their mix (but still you can't get any ice pick biting highs out of old Valco amps).

The Alnico speakers’ preserves 100% of the warm dark fuzzy smokey mids and low tones inherent to the 1940's Valco amplifier designs, both clean and distorted. Keep in mind that most 40's Valcos were made for lap steel guitar companies such as Oahu, Supro, Dickerson, Bronson and National Dobro so they are a natural fit. Alnico speakers take the treble high bite out of lap and pedal steel guitars making them sing very pleasantly. 

The Alnico speaker is also a good choice for that vintage guitar traditionalist playing old archtops and looking for the 1940's jump/swing jazz/blues tones found on original 40's recordings (early T' Bone Walker, Charly Christian and such).

Alnico also works well with those hot harmonica microphones and helps tame highs and feedback slightly more when compared to ceramic.

Hope my speaker description and opinions clarify rather than cloud your speaker selection. And remember, this is just one mans opinion, your ear may hear things quite differently than mine!

David B

 

 

6 x 9 speakers are out of stock until 6-15-2016