Vintage Magnatone Custom 262 Jupiter Pro Amplifier
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-14)
Price : US $550.00
For your consideration. Vintage (1961-63) Magnatone 262 Jupiter/Custom Pro High Fidelity Amplifier. I have owned this amp for almost 10 years and have maintained it meticulously. During the time that I have had this amp I have taken it twice to one of the best vintage tube amp guys in Chicago. I have had the filter caps replaced (very expensive to install and find) special ordered from Zak. If anything else was needed it was always done so this amp is extremely reliable for an amp that is over 40 years old. This is certainly a players amp with a rating of 35 watts but seems to put out a bunch more. Everything on this amp works as it should and sounds fantastic. The incredible Magnatone Vibrato (think Lonnie Mack, Neil Young, Robert Cray) is strong and lush. You can turn this amp all the way up and it just keeps sounding sweeter and sweeter. I play a Lonnie Mack Flying V through it and it just doesn't get any better. The tubes are not original but I have a tube tester and boxes of tubes---I always keep the best sounding tubes in my amps. The speakers are correct and sound great.
In terms of cosmetics, I would rate this amp an 8 out of 10 in comparison with the other Magnatone amps that I have seen and owned. This model has that crazy paper covering as opposed to tolex but it is in good condition. I am not sure whether the back panels are original. You can judge the condition of the face panel by the pictures. In terms of specifics: Channel 1 has Treble, Bass and Loudness knobs (all original), Mellow/Normal (switch) High Gain and Low Gain inputs.&n
This guitar is sold (sold on 2008-10-14)
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