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Hey, thanks. :)

Besides that...um...man it's hard to think of any more...

Oh wait, Mayfly amps. Oh man, I just went to check for the link and discovered he's not making amps anymore. That's sad. He made some cool stuff.
 

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Another builder I know of is Glenn Morris in Welland, Ontario. His amps are used by the Trews among others. He is also a wicked good tech who has fixed a number of my blown up amps. www.morrisamps.com
 

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Clara Amps

There is also Clara Amps in Calgary. Keith McNeil builds Marshall and Fender Tweed designs from scratch with high quality components.

The band Chixdiggit used his Marshall clones for their Euro/Asian tour and the feedback he got was that they loved them.

I have heard his tweed deluxe (and compared it to Victorias) and as a result he's building a tweed clone for me.
 

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RippingRudy said:
Another builder I know of is Glenn Morris in Welland, Ontario. His amps are used by the Trews among others. He is also a wicked good tech who has fixed a number of my blown up amps. www.morrisamps.com
Thanks for the heads up Rudy. I have a couple of heads I need some work done to, and I live in Welland.

Cheers:)
 

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Oh my goodness, no one's bothered to mention one of the best known Canadian makes from the 70's???

Garnet; out of Winnipeg. The flippin Guess Who used his stuff!

www.garnetamps.com

I just wish I could get my Deputy Head & cab in to Gar himself to give it a once-over and perhaps sign the back for me.
 

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I hope I'm not pushing the rule of 'blatant advertising' :eek:. In the spirit of the thread, I thought I'd throw my name into the fray.

http://www.avalancheamps.com

I get most of my parts from the Weber folks, then I upgrade and tweak to my taste (and/or the taste of the client). In fact, I found the link to this forum over on the Weber bulletin boards.

I don't anticipate making much (or any) profit - I just really enjoy building and playing great amps; selling them helps support my amp-geek habit. Customer satisfaction is more important to me than bottom line (i.e. the Ted Weber business philosophy).

This isn't my only line of work - my day job is as an avalanche tech at Panorama ski resort, and that allows me to pay the bills and spend the rest of my time building amps.

Cheers,
Darren Burt - Avalanche Amplification
Invermere BC
 

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Daz-o-matic said:
I hope I'm not pushing the rule of 'blatant advertising' :eek:. In the spirit of the thread, I thought I'd throw my name into the fray.

http://www.avalancheamps.com

I get most of my parts from the Weber folks, then I upgrade and tweak to my taste (and/or the taste of the client). In fact, I found the link to this forum over on the Weber bulletin boards.

I don't anticipate making much (or any) profit - I just really enjoy building and playing great amps; selling them helps support my amp-geek habit. Customer satisfaction is more important to me than bottom line (i.e. the Ted Weber business philosophy).

This isn't my only line of work - my day job is as an avalanche tech at Panorama ski resort, and that allows me to pay the bills and spend the rest of my time building amps.

Cheers,
Darren Burt - Avalanche Amplification
Invermere BC
Well we might have to let you get away with it this time. You didn't blatently start your own thread.

PS) Sign up for the Calgary Amp fest notification in the Events section. If you are free when the event actually happens try and come into town and have a bunch of gear heads try your stuff.


Jeff
 

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Jeff Flowerday said:
Well we might have to let you get away with it this time. You didn't blatently start your own thread.
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And I wouldn't, either. On some of the other forums I frequent, that kind of thing is tantamount to beating up kittens and kicking puppies.;)

Thanks for the heads up on the amp fest!

Cheers,
Daz
 

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I exchanged a couple of emails with Kevin O'connor the other day and it sounds like he's jumping back into the manufacturing fray soon.

I just sold my Studio amp and Sustainor pre-amp a few weeks ago, and I'm missing them already :( My only amp these days is a Stephenson LJ-15 and it's a great amp IMO.

I'm working through the Canadian amp builders, so I might have to try a Peters next :D
 

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Daz-o-matic said:
I hope I'm not pushing the rule of 'blatant advertising' :eek:. In the spirit of the thread, I thought I'd throw my name into the fray.

http://www.avalancheamps.com

I get most of my parts from the Weber folks, then I upgrade and tweak to my taste (and/or the taste of the client). In fact, I found the link to this forum over on the Weber bulletin boards.

I don't anticipate making much (or any) profit - I just really enjoy building and playing great amps; selling them helps support my amp-geek habit. Customer satisfaction is more important to me than bottom line (i.e. the Ted Weber business philosophy).

This isn't my only line of work - my day job is as an avalanche tech at Panorama ski resort, and that allows me to pay the bills and spend the rest of my time building amps.

Cheers,
Darren Burt - Avalanche Amplification
Invermere BC

Ever done any bass stuff? All tubes, or do you/can you make hybrids?
 
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