New BC Audio Amplifier No. 7 Models
BC Audio is now offering visual styling options for its Amplifier No.7, a 15 or 25 watt boutique guitar amp housed in rugged military surplus ammo cans.
BC Audio has developed a source of newly manufactured ammo cans, untouched by the military, which become the "Clean" style Amplifier No. 7. Additionally, BC Audio has uncovered a stash of ammo cans that have a "fresh-off-the-battlefield" look – a sandier shade of olive drab, more stenciled lettering, over-painted areas, military identification stickers and the like. These become the "Extreme" style. The traditional style offered to date is now called "Classic."
There is no additional charge for any choice of "Clean," "Classic" "Extreme" styles.
About Amplifier No. 7: These hand-made vacuum tube guitar amps are built inside of US Army surplus .50 caliber ammunition boxes, or "ammo cans." Amplifier No. 7 is a new and original design. Its tones are said to be rooted in classic tweed and plexi amps, but Amplifier No. 7 possesses its own voice, one ideally suited to rock and electric blues styles, according to BC Audio.
Amplifier No. 7 is a dual-channel non-Master Volume amp, with a maximum power output of either 15 or 25 watts, determined by the use of either 6V6 or 5881 output tubes with the appropriate 5Y3 or GZ34 rectifier tube. The preamp incorporates octal 6SL7s, rather than the ubiquitous 12AX7. The amp features true point-to-point wiring — not turret board or eyelet board construction.
Pricing & Availability
Price: $1795, with free shipping within the continental US.
Check out www.bcaudio.com for more details.
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