From mjmille–(at)–ci.edu Mon Aug 26 17:54:21 CDT 1996
Article: 13690 of rec.audio.tubes
From: Mike Miller
Subject: Re: Opinions Please – Gibson GA95 RVT Amp
Date: 26 Aug 1996 21:15:57 GMT
Organization: University of California, Irvine
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I used to own one. It was a decent Knock-Off of the Twin-Reverb.
The only problem was that it did not break-up until it reached an
ear-splitting volume. Amp was designed with a 0A2 voltage regulator
tube that designer Seth Lover insisted would help to reduce distortion.
This worked very well, too well for me in the ’70’s
Change all channel coupling caps, pwr. supply caps. The Russians
will sell you the tubes. Have a tech bias them so you’ll be off
to a good start.An amp made like that could sell for $1500+ today.
I think the original speakers were cheap Utah’s or Eminance.
Probably whatever hit the loading dock in Kalamazoo. You’ll have
to choose a speaker that has similar character or suffer a upper
Because it’s not cool or collectable, you can own it for a song.
Have fun with it!
Mike M. UCIIRC