VHT Special 6 – modded
Hmmm … An amp project might be cool?!
At the end of last summer I splashed out and treated myself on a new amp, my very first ‘new’ amp!
I was on the look out for a small tube amp that would suit my needs – i.e. plodding away in the front room, and not for gigging. The VHT Special 6 kept popping up with very favourable reviews, so I bit the bullet and went for it. I opted for the head and cab version.
This is a great little amp, straight out of the box, hand-wired, with a 12AX7 preamp tube and a 6V6 output tube. There is a boost feature, which is footswitchable, although the huge jump in volume isn’t the most practical. It can get pretty loud when pushed, in a home-practice context. There is also a half power option for late night playing.
Simple controls – one tone pot and volume pot. Hi and…
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