Amps Spring Mail Bag
A few letters from the Swart Family at Large
Jr. Head & 1x12 w/Alnico Cream
I'm sure you've heard it before from people whose opinions matter more than mine but I have never seen any other maker match the quality, tone, and inspiration that define your amps, at any price point. I wrote a new song about 2 hours after I plugged in and I'm far from prolific.
maybe 35 or 40 amps looking for yours. Yeah, maybe I'm picky but, just
like when my AST arrived, this one was perfect. I do really like the
big extension cab too - it's really 3D and lush and fills the room in
the best possible way. Love the speaker, too - thanks for the Alnico
Cream recommendation. And now that I have the cabinet, an AST head seems
inevitable as soon as I move a couple of now obsolete items.
the Alnico • STR-Tweed
Else is Smitten with the ST-6V6se
AST Pro Fan for Life
So I sold
my Bogner Shiva 212 because it was too heavy to lug around. I then I
began doing a lot of searching for a smaller amp which would still make
my CS Masterbuilt Strats sing .
MOD84 doing it nicely
Hello, my name is Patrick. I just wanted to say thank you for designing and building the Mod 84. I bought one from a place called Guitar Riot last week, got it on Wednesday and I'm ecstatic!
It solves nearly every problem I've had with nearly every other amp I've ever bought. It's light enough (the pine cab is a beautiful thing, my amp looks just like the one on the front of your website with the ostrich and white aesthetics by the way) that I don't think I'll ever mind taking it anywhere. It's just loud enough that I can engage in some volume therapy when needed, but not loud enough that it will bother my autistic son. It's got just a dash of that vintage sag and chewiness that I enjoy, but it never flubs out (EVERY other el84 amp I've run into flubs out at some point for whatever reason)..... I love it
Oh also, I've never met an amp that enjoys being turned all the way up like this one does! Serious, serious kudos for that.
Again, thank you, I plan on enjoying this amp for a very long time.
| STR-Tweed kudos from Texas
Amplifier Company! My name is Kelly Baker and I am writing to you
from my home studio in Denton, TX.
I cannot begin to express all of the things I love so much about this amp! It has such a beautiful warm voice and soul!
so many places it can go! Sheer clean tonal bliss - amazing warm blues
territory - incredible early break up - with a fuzz pedal I've even
gotten it into some really high gain territory as well.
I know I wasn't on a pre-order build list or anything, but I feel like it was personally made for me alone. I want to let you know how much I appreciate what you are doing in beautiful North Carolina! Thank you so much!
I look forward to doing more business with Swart in the future... I'm already eyeing the Creamback 212 extension cab.
With gratitude and respect,
| Love for AST overseas...
just made a great deal with a friend. He loved my Tone King Sky
King, a fastastic amp by the way. But heavy and loud. Playing since
days on his Swart AST and he can have the SkyKing.
Johannes van Aart