1965 Murph Bass Guitar

July 28, 2014

How rare is this?! A 1960’s Murph bass guitar. King of the “made-in-a-garage-in-California” #BudgetBrand guitars. Designed and built by Patrick Murphy for a brief time in the mid 60’s.

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Univox UB-250 Bass Amp Video

November 27, 2011
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Share This:The UB-250 is a late 60’s solid-state piggy-back (aka mini-stack) bass amp built by Univox in Westbury, New York. These were continuously made through the mid-1970’s, but this is the original design and build from 1969. Although it’s not the loudest of bass amps, it is a vintage cool analog alternative for any beginning […]

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Gretsch 6170 Pro Bass Amp

July 2, 2011
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Share This:Now on eBay I don’t know the seller or endorse the product, but here is a cool late 60’s bass amp built by Valco for Gretsch. Solid-state rectifier, 12AX7 preamp tubes (I believe?), 6L6 output tubes and a Jensen 15-inch speaker. I have not heard these amps myself, but the seller claims they are […]

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