I continue to receive very favourable feedback from builders of Lamington amps as to how happy they are with how the amp sounds. To some degree, this is a little surprising, as the Lamington amp was developed to be a low cost introduction to valve guitar amp building and not necessarily to be a tone monster. That it sounds so good is a real bonus, and makes it doubly worth building.
This email is typical of responses I receive:
Just wanted to let you know that we fired up the lamington last night, and….
…it was amazing!
I was truly taken with how great it sounded. We ran it through my 4×12 with celestion vintage 30’s and it was really great. The tone is excellent and I was loving how responsive to touch it was. It seemed nice and clean with gentle playing, and then you dig in a bit and it rips your head off… Seems at first play like it has great cleans (with the right amount of chime) and great bluesy overdrive.
I think you are really onto something with the lamington, which of course you knew! (I’m not sure I did!)
Any plans for other amps…? (Yes, the Lamington III design is now released)
Thanks again for all your help with this – it’s truly one of the best amps I think I’ve played.