Swart STR Space Tone Tweed

$1,000.00

Super clean and in excellent condition!

This is essentially the Space Tone Reverb, a circuit based on the little 5W, Class A, single-ended 6V6’R that started it all, but with new found bottom, and just amazing breakup (in my view, the BEST of the whole ST series). Of course, it has the same king hell reverb. In addition, the STR-Tweed has a switch that brings in more cleans, taming the breakup a bit when you want to tone it down.

But to tell you the truth, I haven’t been able to stop smiling enough to use that switch for cleans, that’s how much of a blast this amp is in “hot” mode. It really is a lot like that little ST-6V6 single-ended beast, but with that big 12″ speaker, bigger cabinet vibe riding along with some Swart magic. This cabinet is actually wider and deeper than the AST, only losing a bit in the height department.

Compared to the STR, it’s a bit warmer and bit hotter. This is not a subdued amp at all, sounding far bigger than you would think any 5 watts could do. And there is something magical about pure Class A single-ended, 6V6 watts, too. Lord, I love that SE breakup when everything kicks in. Who needs a pedal!?

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Swart STR Space Tone Tweed:

  • 5W CLASS A ~ JUST INSANELY BIG TONE BREAKUP!
  • Single-Ended Output – Zero Negative Feedback
  • 100% Tube Circuit – GZ34 or 5Y3 Valve Rectifier
  • Big Swart Tube Reverb – Foot Switchable
  • Hot and Clean mode Switch
  • Powered by choice of 6V6 or 6L6 (shod w/6V6)!
  • JJ 12AX7(2) – JJ 12DW7 – EH 6V6GT – JJ GZ34 Rectifier
  • Point to Point Hand Wired Circuit
  • Cathode Biased (no need to bias)
  • Carbon Comp Resistors ~ Mallory Caps
  • Cloth Hook-Up Wire
  • Hi/Lo Input for High & Low powered Pickups
  • Heaters referenced to ground
  • Standby Switch for tube warm-up, extending tube life
  • All Swart Amplifiers employ Star Grounding
  • 4/8 ohm 1/4″ Out – Drive other Speaker/Cabinet
  • Switchcraft 1/4 inch inputs and output
  • CTS Potentiometers
  • Custom High Quality USA Built Swart Spec Iron
  • Speaker: 12″ Mojotone BV-30H ~ 8 ohm
  • Finger-Jointed, solid Pine Cab w/ Lacquer Tweed Cover
  • Vintage Jewel Lamp ~ Circuit Fuse Protected
  • Pre-2015: 17″ W x 9 3/4″ D X 16 3/4″ H (w/feet) ~ 29
  • 2015: 17″ W x 10 3/4″ D X 16 3/4″ H (w/feet) ~ 29.5