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So I got this Thorcraft Cobra amp awile back and it sounds great, sweet clean tones, not alot of headroom, but an amazing tremolo. I think it needs a cap job because it gets a bit muddy at loud volume. The original speaker isint that great so I usually line it out to a 12" speaker cab. Uses two EL-84's in the power section, so around 15-18 watts. Anyone else have one of these?

ps. All the searchs for this amp come up for the band named Thorcraft Cobra. Hopefully this post will shed a bit more light on the amp itself.
 

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Oh ya this amp was made by Hank Thorkelsson. Early on he worked on radios with Gar Gillies (Garnet). He started Thorcraft in Vancouver, making class A amps in the 60's.
 

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LOL they just posted it a few minutes ago on their Instagram.
 

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Thats the Mustang, a lower wattage amp compared to the Cobra. My buddy had one and it was cool.
 

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So I'm fixing up the Thorcraft with a new vintage Jensen c12n and giving it some new capacitors , cant wait.
 

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About 7 years ago I serviced one for a fella in the GTA.
Lovely amp. Simple, highly tweak-able (though I kept it stock other than different bypass cap values on cathode 1 and 2 preamp).
Nice crunch from about 4 or 5 onward. Good transformers though on the smaller side (OT) if I remember correctly.
Put a Weber speaker in it . Can't remember the model- but it changed the whole thing into a serious piece of music business.

Enjoy!!
 
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