Acoustic Guitar Building ~ Summer Camp – On Sale Until DEC 26

An immersive experience in a fully equipped guitar building workshop… Build a beautiful acoustic guitar under the watchful eye of an experienced instructor. No experience necessary.   Questions? Please call us! 773-489-4830

Barbie Tube Amp

This little amp is a very early build dating back to the early 1990s.

It reminds me of old Hot Wheels sets and Barbie paraphernalia. More than a few people naturally alluded to it as a Barbie amp so the name just stuck.

The clear hard plastic handle rattles beautifully on certain notes! If need be, this can be easily remedied with a handkerchief.

FEATURES

Circuit: Push-Pull Class AB
Tubes: 6V6, 12AX7, Solid-state rectifier
Controls: Volume
Power: 8 watts, Class A
Speaker: 8" Custom-made speaker
Other Features:
- Point-to-point wiring
- Steel chassis
- Finger-joined pine cabinet covered in red and white twill fabric

Specimen Barbie Tube AmpSpecimen Barbie Tube Amp with Yellow Pippin Guitar