Monday, November 19, 2012

Studiomaster VLM 60 Watt All Tube combo amp in Pasadena for $300

This seller is offering an exceptional deal on a rare 1981 Studiomaster guitar tube amp.  Studiomaster is a British mixing board company with a solid reputation since the 1970's and this was their only foray into the world of guitar amps.   It seems they were going for a Mesa Boogie type combo and the reviews from owners are very good - especially in regard to the quality and durability of the construction.  However, note that while this is a two channel amp it does use the same preamp gain for both channels so you can't do a "totally Clean A channel and a Totally dirty B channel switching setup - you would have to use some kind of a pedal in front to achieve that effect.

Heck of a lot of amp though for $300.  Earl Slick was an early endorser of these rare amps.

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Vintage (Early 1980s) Studiomaster Valve Leadmaster - $300 (Pasadena)


Date: 2012-11-19, 10:51AM PST
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Up for sale is a vintage, rare, early 1980s Studiomaster Valve Leadmaster. It was made for only 1 year - between 1981 and 1982. It is a valve/tube amplifier featuring 5 12AX7 tubes, and 2 6L6GC tubes. It features a 5 band graphic equalizer, and on-board 16" Type 4 Accutronics (model AB2A1B) spring reverb unit, and a Fane 12" speaker. Comes with Owner's Manual. It is a very unique, rare, and good sounding amplifier! For information on this particular amplifier, check out the Studiomaster website link here: http://www.studiomaster.com/1981%20-%201982.htm

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