Are Sovtek Amps JCM800 Clones?

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  1. Carl Kolchak

    Carl Kolchak Last of the famous international playboys

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    Something I'd always wondered about, are the Sovtek amps JCM800 clones, based off of, or are they their own thing?
     
  2. gunch

    gunch Riff Chugman

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    The Red Bear, yes. The Mig 50 is more like a clean/headroom amp
     
  3. Necky379

    Necky379 SS.org Regular

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    JTM preamp with Bassman power amp is what I was told.
     
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    Blasphemer Bird Law expert

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    The MIG60 is kind of a modded 800 type of thing. The MIG50 is much more bassman styled. It has a reputation for a clean amp, but it actually breaks up fairly quickly. I really enjoy mine, even though it's loud AF and doesn't get really any home use, as a result.
     
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    gunch Riff Chugman

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    I wanted to say fender for the mig 50 but I wasn’t 100% sure
     
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    op1e Spirit Taker

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    Mig 100 is plexi/800 Mig 50 is Bassman I was told.
     
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    HeHasTheJazzHands SS.org Regular

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    Yep always heard this as well.
     
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    efiltsohg SS.org Regular

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    those mig 100s make a great modding platform like everything else 2203 based
     

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