Vintage Guitar - July 2016 - Open - 79
Magnatone Super Fifty-Nine MK II
Supro 1695T Black Magick
The Magnatone Super Fifty-Nine MK II is a 45-watt Class
AB amp with two EL34 power tubes, GZ34 rectifier, and four
12AX7s. It has four bridgeable inputs, two Volumes with Master
Volume and a four-band tone stack, along with varistor pitchshifting vibrato (switchable to tremolo).
The Supro 1695T Black Magick has two channels with shared
Tone control, output-tube tremolo with footswitch jack, 25
watts cathode-bias Class A power, a Supro BD12 speaker, four
12AX7EH tubes, and two 6973 power tubes.
New Vintage MK36
Allen Hot Blond
The New Vintage MK36 is a 36-watt amp that uses four EL84
power tubes, 5AR4 rectifier and three 12AX7 preamp tubes. It
has blendable bright and normal signal paths and uses Mercury
Magnetics transformers, Controls include Volume, Bright Level,
Normal Level, Treble, Midrange, Bass, and Cut.
Allen Amplification's Hot Blond has 40 watts, tube or solidstate
rectifier, 5881s, adjustable fixed bias with bias jacks, impedance
switch, and tube-driven spring reverb. It's available as a 1x12,
2x10, 1x15, or head.
ToneTron Amplifiers' Hall-Rocker is a 20-watt 1x12 combo
with reverb. Its tube complement includes a 5U4, two 6V6s, two
12AT7s, a 12AX7, and choice of 12AY7 or 5751. Controls are
Reverb, Bass, Mid, Treble, and choice of Gain and Volume or
Bright and Dark Volumes.
Milkman Half Pint
The Milkman Sound Half Pint is a five-watt/Class A amplifier with
tube reverb, variable power, and tube tremolo. It uses Mercury
Magnetics transformers, Jupiter capacitors, and cloth-covered wire.