Dating fender tweed amps
Clean tone is limited, but boy what a great sound it has.In stereo mode, the amp suddenly becomes "three dimensional" sounding.This makes it quick and easy to find the correct knob for adjusting.
Uses 5879s in second preamp stages (Miles O'Neal's web-site; May 30, 2003) Rate the GA-80 Vari-Tone (tweed)...
A footswitch jack for activating the tremolo effect is located under the chassis.
Sadly, this amp was missing its footswitch so a grounding plug had to be fabricated in order to activate the tremolo.
(Fralin Pickups on Gbase Gear Mall) I can't remember exactly what year I bought my Gibson GA-83S but I do know I was in high school and it was in the early '60's'.
I can't remember it's exact cost either but I paid 0.00 for it and a Gretsch Anniversary model guitar.