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Benson Amps Vinny 1 Watt Head Guitar Amplifier and 1x10 Cabinet Violet Craft Premium "Atomic Starburst" Wrap

One of a KindBenson Amps Vinny 1 Watt HeadGuitar Amplifier and 1x10 CabinetViolet Craft Premium "Atomic Starburst"Wrap

This is a collaborationbetweenBenson Amplifiers Violet Craft Design and Five Star Guitars. All 3 are Portland Oregon local small business and Violet's Atomic Starburst designis her nod to mid-century modern style.

 

Here is your chance to get a new Vinny head and cab in a custom wrap of Violet Craft's 'Atomic Starburst' pattern from a Genuine Benson Amps Authorized dealer!

Specs

  • 1 x JJ EL84 power tube 1 x JJ 12AX7 preamp tube

  • 1 watt into 8 ohms

  • Post-output-transformer preamp level output

  • Built in load resistor for silent direct operation

Dimensions/weight:

  • Head 8.5W 7H 6D 5 lbs

  • 1x10 Cabinet 13W 13H 8D 11 lbs

Build

  • Point to point construction on terminal strips - no circuit eyelet or turret board

  • Carbon Comp resistors

  • Mallory 150M tone capacitors

  • Baltic birch cabinets

FROM BENSON:

"THIS LITTLE ONE-WATTER IS NO TOY.CHRIS SPENT SEVERAL WEEKS ON THE DESIGN SEEKING A GIANT SOUND IN A COMPACT PACKAGE EQUALLY AT HOME IN THE LIVING ROOM AND STUDIO.BEAUTIFUL CLEAN AND DRIVEN SOUNDS ARE ACHIEVED AT CONVERSATIONAL VOLUMES.THE VINNY HEAD IS THE SIZE OF A SIX-PACK OF TALL BOYS. THE SINGLE VOLUME CONTROL IS ALSO A TONE CONTROL: VINNY STARTS OUT BRIGHT WHEN THE CONTROL IS SET LOW AND CLEAN AND GETS DARKER AS IT IS TURNED UP AND DRIVEN INTO COMPRESSION OVERDRIVE AND EVENTUALLY DISTORTION.THE KILLER FEATURE OF THIS TINY AMP IS AN INTERNAL LOAD AND POST-OUTPUT-TRANSFORMER LINE OUTVINNY MAKES A KILLER PREAMP!PLUGGED INTO ANOTHER AMPLIFIER OR EVEN A RECORDING CONSOLE REAL POWER TUBE DRIVE SOUNDS ARE AVAILABLE AT ANY VOLUME!VINNYS COMPANION SPEAKER CABINET IS 1X10 BALTIC BIRCH PLY LOADED WITH A JENSEN C10R DRIVER."

 

If you love this pattern check out the Violet Craft 'Atomic Starburst' Limited Run Benson Preamp pedal...EXCLUSIVELY available at Five Star Guitars

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