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Postby Bob key » Mon Oct 10, 2016 4:03 pm

what would be a good amp for a nylon string guitar,a small size one

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Re: guitar amp

Postby Norm » Mon Oct 10, 2016 4:46 pm

The best answer would be for you to take your guitar to a well stocked guitar store and try some out until you find one that makes your guitar sound like you want it to sound.

If it is some distance to a well stocked store then make an Adventure of Event!

Depends on whether you have a pickup or are using a mic but if you are using a mic, bring that, too.

I haven't delved into what's available in retail amps nowadays so I can't help you beyond that. I do see "Fender Princeton Reverb" being talked up as a nice "living room" amp but there are a lot of amps out there.
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Re: guitar amp

Postby DagerRande » Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:37 pm

Bob, I've heard a lot of good things about the Fishman. A couple of my friends love them!
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Re: guitar amp

Postby alexjones » Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:34 pm

I second the Fishman Loudbox 60 watt amp. It's an amazing little amp that works well to pick and sing through. I use mine at church a lot. My Gretsch CG actually sounds pretty good through it! My Harmony with a Prismatone sounds killer through it. Hope this helps!
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Re: guitar amp

Postby Steve Moran » Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:21 am

My friend Rick Allred taught me how good a Yamaha powered speaker can sound with a nylon string guitar, and especially with the Gibson CEC plastic pickup. The one I have is a Yamaha MSR100 and it sounds really pleasant with a nylon string though it's for a smaller venue.

I have two Roland JC amps which work really well also. The advantage with those is that they sound really good with a Bigsby Semi-Hollow guitar too. The two amps are the JC77 and JC50. I've had the JC77 for a good while but think the JC50 sounds better with the 12" speaker rather than the two 10" speakers in the JC77. You can get a used one of either of these amps at very reasonable prices.

If I'm remembering correctly Ray Cummings uses a JC77 a lot.
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