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Knucklehead Tre Combo 1x12 w/Reverb

SKU: # 439736   |   Model: # K55TRE-REV112   |    Product Reviews1 Reviews  Write a Review

Knucklehead Tre Combo 1x12 w/Reverb

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Knucklehead Tre Combo 1x12 w/Reverb
Knucklehead Tre Combo 1x12 w/Reverb
Knucklehead Tre Combo 1x12 w/Reverb
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Introducing the Rivera K55RTE-2 channel combo amplifier powered by EL-34's, 55 watts in a 1x12 configuration.

Rivera Amplification unleashes the latest in their illustrious Knucklehead series of amplifiers, the Knucklehead Tr Reverb Combo! All the outrageous amounts of gain of the legendary Ktre Top is now in a combo with the addition of an assignable and footswitchable reverb! It is complete with a new design: Channel 1 features high gain, powerful, unlimited sustain and massive bottom end. Channel 2 features gigantic clean headroom. Both the Reverb and effects loop is footswitchable and assignable. The amazing new Foundation control, controls the volume of the bump in gain on the low frequencies. It's distortion has great definition and edge, highs without harshness but with full body. It's has the most amount of gain and bottom-end of any combo in the market. The Eminence Swap Thang 12 speaker was employed to handle the extra lows without folding! Specifications High Gain, Powerful, unlimited sustain, massive bottom end, gigantic headroom for rhythm, Assignable Effects Loop, amazing new Foundation control, Distortion with definition and edge, highs without harshness but with full body.

55watts of luscious EL-34 Tube power Specifications:
• 2 Independent Channels powered by El-34's & 5 12AX7 Tubes
• 3 band passive interactive tone controls on each channel
• Most high gain lead channel they have ever offered, sustain for years, packed with thunderous bottom end-totally controllable with their new and patent pending Foundation control
• Clean Channel with massive headroom and dynamic range
• New totally adjustable serial effects loop with hard wire bypass and footswitchable
• New assignable and footswitchable 6 spring Reverb (head version features 3 spring)
• Rugged Rivera construction, with military and audiophile grade components, oversize transformers, and most of all, built to last
• 4 function footswitch included

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Closest Store   Calgary Royal Vista, Alberta
This is the high gain version of their combo amps. I don't need to be up in the metal zone but I do play hard edged blues and keeping the gain down a bit and using the 'low gain' input keeps it at a 'reasonable' amount of gain. But the real star of this amp, at least to me, is the clean channel which I find gorgeous in tone and takes pedals really well. There is some confusion by people who first sit down with a Rivera amp because Channel 1 is actually the high gain side, pull the volume knob on channel 1 to get to channel 2. Dialing in the tone you want is a bit of work on this amp as it has so much going on. The other thing is it is - for this kind of amp - really really loud. I tried the high gain side, but stay with the low gain for my needs. The "value" rated lowest because the resale on these is really low compared to other amps in this price range. The fact is it's a PCB board based amp rather than using hand wired or point-to-point, which lowers the value for people who think those are the only amps worth owning. But this thing is a workhorse with boutique amp sound.
Posted by Neil Hardwire Speers on Dec 11, 2015
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