Delta Blues amp

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Re: Delta Blues amp

Postby MWaldorf » Sun Oct 23, 2011 1:47 pm

In general I'm wary of solid state gear, but I have to say I'm really impressed with the tone of my '68 Vox Buckingham. Of course, these are notoriously awful to service and are a true rat's nest inside. Maybe it's the germanium transistors. Or the built in fuzz? :)
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Re: Delta Blues amp

Postby Dennisthe Menace » Mon Oct 24, 2011 3:37 am

MWaldorf wrote:In general I'm wary of solid state gear, but I have to say I'm really impressed with the tone of my '68 Vox Buckingham. Of course,
these are notoriously awful to service and are a true rat's nest inside. Maybe it's the germanium transistors. Or the built in fuzz? :)
:shock: When did you land a Buckingham?!?!? I've been looking here and there and found a few, but not anything that I would want to
bring home :lol:.....Is there anybody else here on the Forum that owns a Buckingham?.....Besides Mel and Brutus? 8-)
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Re: Delta Blues amp

Postby Mr. Bill » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:54 am

I have a Buckingham head and two Viscounts, which are Buckinghams in a combo case.

I think that part of the sound is the Germanium output transistors as well as the transformer driver stage. The distortion is basically a non-adjustable Fuzz Face circuit.


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