TORNADO STEALTH SERIES
Goodies Jensen has added three new lightweight 12" neodymium speakers to its Jet series: The Tornado Stealth 100, which is based on the original Jensen Tornado used in Fender’s GB Signature Twin Reverb, and optimized for clean tones with shimmering highs; the rock-ready Tornado Stealth 65, designed for easy breakup and punch while delivering warm low end, relaxed mids, and rounded highs; and the authoritative, tonally versatile, distortion-responsive Tornado Stealth 80.
Price $159 (100), $156 (65), $173 (80) street
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ACOUSTIC SFX HAND-RUBBED WALNUT STAIN LIMITED EDITION
Goodies Fender’s furniture-grade, two-channel, 160-watt Acoustic SFX combo amplifier is now available with a hand-rubbed walnut-stain finish. Features include one 8" low-frequency driver and one 6.5" side-radiating speaker; adjustable Stereo Field Expansion (SFX) technology; and onboard hall reverb, echo, delay, chorus, and Vibratone effects.
Price $899 street
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GRAPH TECH GUITAR LABS
DRY AND GLIDE
Goodies Patent-pending talc formula designed to keep guitarists’ hands dry and smooth while neutralizing the acids that cause string corrosion. Also recommended for drummers, woodwind and horn players, and anyone who can benefit from a moisture-free grip.
Price $8.95 retail
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GYPSY BOY AND GYPSY PRINCE
Goodies Legendary Marshall and Vox amp designer Steve Grindrod enters the acoustic realm with the 100-watt Gypsy Boy and 200-watt Gypsy Prince. Both feature a complement of custom 6.5" speakers (two for the Boy and four for the Prince) and a main instrument channel with Gain, Resonance, EQ, Reverb Mix, and Channel Volume controls; along with String-effect, Phase, and anti-feedback filtering. Channels 2 and 3 each have a combo XLR-1/4" input; Gain, Reverb, and Mix controls; and filters for instrument and male and female sources. Extra touches include built-in “top hats” for pole mounting and a fold-away “tilt-back” system to increase speaker spread.
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