Chimey, harmonically rich cleans and a tasty vintage crunch! Before crafting your ideal signal chain, it is essential to have a solid foundation. This single channel amp is an amazing platform to shape your tone. The overdrive sounds like the equivalent of a Plexi stack combined with a cranked AC30! Furthermore, when you crank the gain and turn down the master, you've still got that same responsive, super-dynamic drive that stays punchy and articulate at low volumes. It never gets mushy nor does it sound like digital clipping.
"Dave Friedman's Dirty Shirley 40-Watt Head was designed for guitarists who want a Vintage Classic Rock tone inspired by British tube amps from the '60s and '70s. It is based on a modified JTM 45 but still delivers the signature high gain tone for which Friedman is best known. The Dirty Shirley is a 40-watt, 5881 powered, single channel amp that will give you that vintage crunch and also cleans up nicely by merely backing off the guitar's volume knob. Extremely versatile, it is capable of producing many styles of music from blues to rock and country by just adjusting the gain and master controls. The Dirty Shirley features beautiful black Tolex, tongue-and-groove Baltic Birch construction and is built to withstand the rigors of the road."
40-watt all-tube head
High and low sensitivity inputs
2 x 5881 power tubes
3 x 12AX7 preamp tubes
Gain, Master Volume, Bass, Middle, Treble and Presence
Ultra transparent series FX loop
4, 8 and 16 ohm Impedance selector switch
Custom USA made transformers
Handwired in the USA
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RETURN POLICY - At Distinctive Guitar customer satisfaction is our top priority. We are happy to offer you a 48hr approval period on all orders (excludes custom orders and layaways). Return arrangements must be made within 48 hours of receipt and must be authorized by Distinctive Guitar prior to shipment. Refunds on approved returns will be made in-full less shipping costs both ways and applicable credit card fees. Feel free to use your refund in-full on another "In Stock Item". In limited circumstances, returns outside the 48 hour approval window may be considered but are subject to a 15% re-stocking fee. Trades are considered final sale due to the large amount of shipping fees and risk associated with a trade transaction. We are happy to discuss approval prior to trading if required. Sale, clearance, demo, and NOS items are considered final sale and no refunds or returns are allowed on these items. All orders must be returned in the condition they were originally shipped within 5 business days after return approval. If any of the above criteria is not met Distinctive Guitar reserves the right to refuse the return or a higher re-stocking fee may apply. All returns are handled on a case by case basis so if you have any issues or concerns don't hesitate to contact us.