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RK 45 Head & Combo    "Bluesbreaker"
(30 to 35 watts)
 

 



2 channel 4 inputs (high & low)
High treble & normal channels
2 Volume, Treble, Mid, Bass and presence
2 Matched KT66 power tubes (Valve Art KT66)
3 JJ 12AX7 preamp tubes
1 GZ34 rectifier tube
Heyboer transformers (original radiospares specs)  (120/240 volt primary)
Output Tranny has correct 8 k primary
4, 8 or 16 ohm selector
Two speaker outputs
Optional negative feedback control (27 to 77k)
Plexi panels
Original JTM 45 specs
Correct filtering
dijon "mustard" caps allen bradley carbon comp resistors
Aluminum chassis
Hand wired point to point (Teflon wire)
Baltic birch cabinet
Price: 
$1,995

Style I Cabinet:
24"h x 30"w x 12"d

Style II Cabinet:
32"w x 23"h x 10-1/2"d

Small  Style II Bluesbreakere:
28w x 20"h x
9"d

5 year limited warranty.
1 yr speakers 90 days tubes

Head Version:
$1,695
 
23"h x 32"w x 10-1/2"d

 

Your choice of:

Celestion Speakers:
12" G12H30
12" Greenback
12" Vintage 30

Style II Cabinet
as used on Eric Clapton's
"Beano" Album

                                                                              Style I Combo Cabinet                                
                                                                         (click on photos for larger view)                      

OPTIONS:
Optional Tolex:
NOW FREE
 
Optional Grill Cloth:
NOW FREE
 
Negative Feedback Control:
add $35.00
 
Adjustable line out:
 
add $50.00
 
Zero Loss Effects loop with bypass switch
add $150.00
 
Celestion Speakers:  
Celestion Blue:
add $150.00 ea
 
Celestion Gold:
add $180.00 ea
 
Heritage Series G12M:
add $80.00 ea
 
Heritage Series G12H:
add $80.00 ea
 
Other makes and models of speakers available by request.  

 


The "RK 45 Combo" is a replica of the famed 1960's Bluesbreaker 2x12 combo.  The
"RK 45 Head" is a replica of the mid 60's JTM 45. Unlike the reissue, this amp is hand wired point to point on a vintage style turret board and is built to the exact specs of the original.  The output tranny built for me by heyboer with the 8k primary plate load is optimal for the kt-66 power tubes. As in the originals, the filtering in the first cap is a double 32mf cap and the second is a double 16mf cap.

This amp uses the early "plexi" tone control values along with the standard preamp values. You can also order this amp with the optional negative feedback control adjustable from the stock 27k to 77k (mounted on back of amp).  This will give you more or less power amp gain.  Eric Clapton "Beano" tone to AC/DC, its all here. 

 


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