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#2443532 - 10/05/12 10:47 PM Atomic Space Tone Amp
Bartholomew Offline
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Registered: 02/29/04
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Loc: Montreal
Walked into a club jam session last night and one of these was on the stage for me to use. Am not impressed easily but it sounded really good - I didn't touch the controls, just plugged into whatever it was set at and adjusted the tone and volume from my Les Paul.

Really expensive - approx $1,500 for 15 watts. Sounded better than a Blues Jr but is roughly 3 times the price, for sure not 3 times better tone and with a full band I don't know if anyone in the audience could hear much difference.

First one I ever saw and/or used - Anyone have an opinion on it ?
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#2443549 - 10/06/12 05:08 AM Re: Atomic Space Tone Amp [Re: Bartholomew]
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I thought they were 20 watts. Rob Rose had one, and it sounded amazing! Swart builds all PTP amps with no SS anywhere in the circuits. High on my wish list. Best small amp I ever heard.



Edited by Bluesape (10/06/12 05:08 AM)
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#2443960 - 10/08/12 01:29 PM Re: Atomic Space Tone Amp [Re: Bluesape]
Terrell Offline
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Registered: 07/28/08
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Best Clean Tone I've ever heard came from one of these. I was blown away at an Amp Show.

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#2445176 - 10/13/12 06:19 PM Re: Atomic Space Tone Amp [Re: Bluesape]
RobRose Offline
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Registered: 02/16/08
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Loc: Ottawa, ON
Indeed. It was 20W and sounded sweet and lively. Absolutely incredible tone. Also had the smoothest trem and lushest reverb I have heard on an amp. While it sounded lovely, I traded it in for something else for a couple reasons:

1. I'm a two channel amp guy. Why invest in all that amp tone and have the drive sound dictated by a $140 pedal?
2. It's what I do. smile
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#2447227 - 10/22/12 03:52 PM Re: Atomic Space Tone Amp [Re: RobRose]
Terrell Offline
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Registered: 07/28/08
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Bumber Rob!!! Ever heard of the A/B switch? :-)

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