October 2010

Review: Sears 5XL Amp (Silvertone 1420)

October 23, 2010
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Vintage sound without the high price. The Sears 5XL is a 5-watt, old school, hand-wired, all tube guitar amp. Lots of midrange growl and smooth overdrive. Great for playing jazz, blues, classic and indie rock. Use as a practice amp or at small venues. Perfect for recording. It has one 8-inch Alnico speaker, one channel, two inputs, and separate volume and tone controls. The cabinet is built from cheap pressed board and the speaker baffle is 1/8-inch thick Masonite. It is clad in an equally cheap, thin green vinyl that stretches and tears easily…

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The Sears 5XL Video

October 23, 2010

Share This:This is our first video. We apologize for the video quality. We are shopping for a new camcorder. But the sound is awesome. Turn it up!

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First Tone Gems Review Coming Soon!

October 23, 2010

Share This:Our first review is will be posted very soon!

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Auction – Silvertone 1421 Amp (Sears 10XL)

October 1, 2010

Share This:Currently on eBay: Silvertone amp 10xl by Sears/Roebuck http://item.ebay.com/330478108172 This is a cool tube amp from the early 1970’s.

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