Customer amp gallery

Ideas. Inspiration. Weird. Wonderful.
Guitar amplifiers of every size and colour.

NOTE: the customer amplifiers shown below are a random selection from hundreds in the database. Refresh this page to see a new random batch and don’t forget to bookmark any that you might want to have another look at!

WF-55

“Thanks for the parts that you sent. I read the comments regarding static damaging the MOSFET so I kept in

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N5X

“Here are a couple of pics of the amp I previously bought off you (N5X). I am running the KT66

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WF-55

“I’ve finished the WF-55 combo today. It sound great. It has a bit more noise than my PP-18 but I

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P1800

Who needs tolex? For his combo cab, Kevin cleaned up some old floorboards (!) and finished them natural. There’s some

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Double Six

“The chassis is now installed in the new cabinet and paired with a 12-inch Greenback. I’’ll post some pictures of

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Other

    Rob’s SL-18 started off as standard, but has been through a few revisions now, including a 2W/9W/18W switch

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WF-55

“I’ve completed the amp and cab and have had great feedback from my fellow musos. Decided to base the cab

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SE-5a

    “It must be 2 years since I bought the kit. Always trying to find the time… Eventually I

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Scratchbuilt

“Going to attach some shots of my AD30 clone. I’m building an enclosure for it while building the amp. It’s

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Scratchbuilt

Here’s an unloved solid-state amp that’s been given a new lease of life. In this case, Mark has used Amp

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WF-55

“Here’s a pic of my amp that I completed a few years ago. It’s a lovely little amp. I should

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WF-55

Bizarrely, the usually competent courier for Amp Maker kits advised me that Wayne’s kit was about to be returned to

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WF-55

Peter wanted a WF-55 combo, but with the valves pointing down instead of forwards. So he did a bit of

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SE-5a

It’s always useful when your own skills help complete your amp. Peter’s a joiner by trade and that made the

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Scratchbuilt

“Thought you would like to see the JCM 800 clone all wired up. works a treat. Just need to set

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P1800

For his PP-18 build, Giampaolo opted for the ‘classic’ 18W combo cabinet, covered in beautiful natural white tolex. He also

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WF-55

As well as adding a full tone stack, Grahame added the VVR (now called VCB) circuit to allow full distortion

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WF-55

Mick’s first WF-55 was in a blue cabinet shown earlier in this gallery, and I persuaded Mick to sell me

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Scratchbuilt

Aleksi’s a very serial amp builder, and a regular over at www.ax84.com. This is his scratch-built 2-channel push-pull amp. It

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Double Six

“I have completed the build of the Double Six, only took a day for the amp and another for the

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SE-5a

Rich’s build went well, except for a bad cap. “Great news, we’re there. I’ve just completed that final check and,

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WF-55

“The amp was quick to build. The cab took me ages. It’s constructed from 18mm teak salvaged from the bottom

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Double Six

“Last weekend I installed and soldered everything. Your step-by-step instructions were very helpful. The final test were perfect and the

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SE-5a

A mixture of old and new styles for Colin’s SE-5a build: vintage piping and red tolex with aluminium ‘treadplate’ material

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Double Six

Wim was the first customer to build the Double Six. “I’ve just finished the amp. Took me a while, waiting

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SE-5a

I love the steer skull ornament on Emmanuel’s SE-5a (a plastic toy or perhaps the world’s smallest steer…?). Look along

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SE-5a

“I built one of your SE-5a amps a couple of years ago whilst recovering from hip replacement surgery. I have

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WF-55

“Received it today, smuggled into basement, beer can opened, solderstation powered on 🙂 All good! “Finally finished the amp off.

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P1800

“I have attached some photos of the 18W which I built a while ago now. The cabinet is Mahogany and

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SE-5a

“I used the SE-5a standard for 8 years with Fat,Bright and EQ switches. The cab is one of Chris Uff’s.

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SE-5a

With its dovetail-jointed cabinet in English oak, Chris’ PP-18 looks fantastic and undeniably classy. I love figured wood and the

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P1800

“The handle of my amp arrived yesterday. Now my combo is ready to use on stage. I added a 2W/18W

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N5X

“I hope all is well. Just thought I’d share a couple of pics of my amp build. It’s pine furniture

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SE-5a

“I was playing through the SE-5a last night. I’ve started playing quite a lot now as I actually have a

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Other

“Just wanted to send a picture of the SL-18 with 12-inch Heritage Celestion Speaker cab, both from Chris Uff, so

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Scratchbuilt

Some people deserve medals, and Martin is one. His meticulous planning and handiwork squeezed a full AC-30 Top Boost clone

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SE-5a

I don’t know how many guitar amp builders there are in Mongolia, but there’s at least one. He describes some

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WF-55

There are many small combo amps that make ideal donors for use with Amp Maker kits. This one looks and

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SE-5a

“I would like to show you some pictures of the SE-5A I made for my friend ‘FINU’. My amps are

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Other

“Hope all is well. Am uploading pix of the facelift: new grille cloth and an accompanying bass cab. (Anyone who

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Scratchbuilt

“Here are some pics of my Princeton, I finished it yesterday. Built with your PTFE board and turrets. She sounds

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N5X

“I have now finished my N5X, it was great fun. And I just want to thank you, for a great

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Other

Every now and then an amp build squeals. Craig’s SL-18 was one such amp and after checking his photos it

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N5X

“My shiny new combo 🙂 All good. I’m running an Tungsol E34 and a Mullard 12AX7 into a G12H30. Tried

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P1800

Here’s the same 18W amp kit in small-stack form. The cab is a 1×12 and Tim’s used the same grille

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SE-5a

“Please find pics attached of my effort on the SE-5a. Can I just say it was really straightforward to build

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Scratchbuilt

“The amp was in no way noisy. I used it for a lot of recording for this reason and never

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WF-55

“The amp is pretty much standard bar the 470nF cap on the cathode of V1a. The only other change is

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P1800

“I just thought I’d finally send you a couple of pics of my amp. I’ve only just got the logo

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SE-5a

“This is my SE-5a with a cab from Chris Uff. Lovely handwork. Switch on right side is a fat switch

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P1800

“Well, I must say, this was one of the most enjoyable projects I’’ve ever done. I elected to get a

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Scratchbuilt

“The circuit is very similar to the SL-18 with a few changes that make it more like the Orange Tiny

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SE-5a

Customer’s cabinet choices are driven by several different needs. In Simon’s case he wanted a brighter sound for country rock.

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Double Six

“Perhaps you’ll remember, a few years back I bought two SE-5a’s, a Double Six and a PP-36 from you. The

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P1800

“Thanks for all, Here is a pic of the finish amp (sounds great). I made the cab myself.”

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WF-55

The WF-55 Time save kit ships with a mahogany front panel, and Sami has followed the theme with an all-wood

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SE-5a

“Here are some pictures of my SE-5a head and speaker cab. Had great fun making it, with your email support.

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WF-55

“All came very smooth, and the amp worked first time plugged in. 😉 Great Champ-ish design and good quality parts…

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