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10 years ago
I thought I had narrowed my tube ampe combo purchase down to the Fender Deville reissue and the Peavey Delta. Then I came across Traynor's 50w custom. Confusion reigned. And then I stumbled across a guy on the internet selling a Buddy Guy Signature Chicago Blues Box. I haven't ever heard of this company, but I'm pretty sure Buddy Guy doesn't put his name on crap. And the sound files sounded pretty sweet.The specs are here:http://chicagobluesbox.com/content/newsletter_details.asp?ArticleID=18Any input on any of these amps would be appreciated, because this is my first tube amp purchase and frankly I don't know what the H*** I am doing.-Wolf
the Fenders have a really nice creamy sound to them, especially in the clean to semi clean area. I don't think they handle deep distortion well, and it gets muddy. But they have nice punch to them, really nice. Even if you get the damage control pedal, you still want a nice amp to run it through, a good solid state amp would be the roland jc-120, but then its in the same price range of the fender.
Damage control makes incredible pedals, some of the best, if not the best out there. I own both the womanizer and demonizer, and no, I am not a metal guy either. They have a remarkable tightness and clarity to them, and I have owned or played with quite a few distortions. I have not had a chance to try out the liquid blues, but I am sure it is stellar as well. the onlyi drawback from thier other pedals is that there is no direct out, which if you wanted it, I woudl tell you to look at the womanizer. i am sure this pedal will really help with your sound. I don't really like fenders solid state amps, their tube amps are much much better.
Oh, I am sorry, I meant the liquid blues does not have a direct out. the womanizer and demonizer do. those 2 have both and amp out and separate direct out , so you can choose, a wicked sweet feature. They didn't include that in on the blues pedal, its all for an amp. Which you have to decide is right for you. having the option to go direct really helps me.
9 years ago
4 years ago
Hello,Chicago Blues Box does have an official Buddy Guy Signture Model. It is a recreation of Buddy's favorite 59 Bassman.We sell this amp as well as several others. They really make a nice amp!The first 50 are signed by Buddy Guy. We have #26 in stock. If you hve any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Good luck with your amp search!!
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