Ampegs are very undervalued considering their tone, design and workmanship.

Gemini IIs at 30 watts feature a lush reverb (Ampeg like to call it echo) and a thick tremolo with the exclusive square wave trem ("repeat percussion") switch at the end of the intensity switch. The 15" Jensen will spoil you for life. The semi closed back cabinet further enhances it's lushness. (the tendency here is to overuse the term "lush")

This amp came to us with an RCA 7591 and a JJ 7591. Obviously not a matched pair of output tubes but it sounds so good we didn't want to mess with it.

So spoil yourself with an amp that couldn't be reproduced today for under $2000.00

PS: Have you ever noticed that on many Ampegs, upon being switched to standby mode there is a buzz that then fades out as standby kicks in?

Well we asked our amp Guru, Chris Gypsy Doctor Davis why.

He answered and said: They do that.

Unlike many others, where the standby connects/disconnects the + side of the power surprise, filtered by capacitors, "dare to be different" Ampeg disconnects the center tap of the power transformer's hi voltage winding. There is no filtering - therefore a buzz - for a second or so while the hi voltage diminishes to the point audio no longer passes.

Of course, it can be changed, but that wouldn't be just like the way it came out of the factory, would it? True Ampeg collectors reject an amp that didn't buzz when going into standby - they know what's what and that's that.

Imperial Guitar & Soundworks

Imperial Guitar & Soundworks

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Imperial Guitar & Soundworks
Bill, Dianne
New Paltz, NY
5:17 PM
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tues. - Sat. Mondays by appointment only

We accept VISA, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express, as well as certified checks and bank-to-bank wire transfers. Trades and consignments also welcome. Bank to bank wire transfers seem to work best on foreign orders. Wire transfer payment from your bank to: Bank of New York Newburgh branch Imperial Guitar & Soundworks Account number:6800007257 Incoming transit number:021000018 Notify on arrival of funds:(845)561-0202

All shipments made by us are fully insured. Also, all new products are fully covered by the manufacturer's warranty and used gear usually carries our 30 day mail order warranty. All stringed instruments sold by IGS are shipped UPS ground service for about $50.00. Alaska and Hawaii is shipped UPS 2 day Blue Label service for $75.00.(3 day Orange, 2 day Blue, and overnight Red Label is also available throughout the 48 states. Most small goods (pedals, accessories, etc.) are $7.00 for UPS ground service. Size and weight of amplifiers vary greatly. Typically UPS ground service starts at $40.00 and goes up. Please call on each item. GUITAR FREIGHT (Foreign) We ship instruments world wide. Our shipping department prides itself in its ability to safely deliver guitars anywhere in the world. We use UPS Air service, wherever possible. You are responsible for any import duties, V.A.T., etc. on delivery. It is advisable to consult with your local customs office.

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