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Rivera Chubster 40 Guitar Combo Amplifier  From Rivera

40 watt combo amp. British and American pre-amp channels! packs a punch!

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What We Think

The Chubster provides full-bodied rock tone! We love the ruby red tolex of this portable 1x12 combo! With american and british pre-amp channels you get the best of both worlds with clean and thick american cleans and mid-happy british lead tone!

This amp handles a lot!  Should be a consideration for many styles.

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Manufacturer's Description from Rivera


Almost all of the features of its bigger brother, the R55, with 40 watts of EL34 power, five 12AX7 preamp tubes, housed in a extra deep open-back enclosure and fitted with a Celestion G12L-55 rear-mounted speaker. Rich and fat low end, and spongy sweet mids and highs for an overall pleasing tone. Like most Rivera amplifiers, features include two fully independent preamp channels, each with its own distinct voicing (British and American), and footswitchable boosts delivering four easy to dial-up sounds, preamp/power amp patch loop, and line out. This amp sounds much bigger than its size and is affordably priced. Get some "Chub" in your life!

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About Manufacturer

In August of 1976, Paul Rivera founded Rivera R&D in Southern California to provide for musicians and the music industry leading-edge design, development, and manufacturing of products based on the philosophy that you, our client, are the center of our attention. It has been our driving force, from our early work in the 1970s with the who's who of the studio world, to our consulting work for many of the leading amplifier manufacturers, to today's extensive line of professional products that we proudly hand-build in the USA. Rivera is a privately owned company. We do not have to answer to shareholders. We answer only to you. Thankfully, in these times when other makers have taken their production offshore, closed, or allowed their products to deteriorate in quality and tone, we have prospered. This again is because of you, our loyal clients. Our continuing dedication to using only the finest of components in robust designs stands the test of time. Purchasing one of our amplifiers is a long-term investment in quality. You will still be enjoying your Rivera product long after our competitors' products are no longer serviceable and have been discarded. Only Rivera builds an all-tube stereo combo amp, the S120 series. Only Rivera builds an all-tube acoustic guitar amp, the Sedona. Only Rivera had the foresight and innovation to launch our powered subwoofer systems over six years ago. Every product in our line is dedicated to serving players and is designed to meet their needs. Years ago Rivera R&D was famous for complete effects racks and systems for bands and solo artists like Toto, Van Halen, Lee Ritenour, and many others. We are proud to launch our new Routmeister effects switcher, distilled from our years of signal-processing experience. This one product solves the frustration that many players have faced for years in organizing and controlling their stage systems. As we have grown, we have expanded our capacity to manufacture absolute top-quality amplifiers. We are now unleashing our new entry-level Pubster and Clubster series of amplifiers, compact beauties that sport all the quality of our more expensive models, with enough features and stunning tone to please the pickiest of players. For those of you purchasing a Rivera for the first time, welcome to our family. For those of you already in the family, hello again, and we are happy to be of service to you once more.

Specifications

  • Cabinet Material: American Maple Solid Core Plywood
  • Cabinet covering: Ruby Red Tolex® Vinyl
  • Grille Cloth Color: Vintage Blonde
  • Cabinet Hardware: Chrome plated metal corners, Vintage style Leather Handle
  • Dimensions: 20.5" x 12" x 17"
  • Weight: 45 Pounds

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