Acoustic Control Corp G60T 1X12 Guitar AmpAcoustic
And I bet that you thought that Acoustic Control Corp. only made bass and acoustic amplifiers. Well, not only did they make guitar amps, they made GREAT ones! This particular amp was manufactured in 1981 as evidenced by the date code stamped onto the Eminence speaker. Likely dictated by trends and mounting competition, this amp bears no small resemblance to the Mesa Boogie Mark series amplifiers of that era. Sure, there are the obvious similarities to the Mark II Super 60 such as a 1x12 cabinet, 2 channels with one being of the high gain variety and a pair of 6L6 power tubes pushing about 60 watts of power. Tonally, this Acoustic could be the Mesa's brother, albeit, an adopted one as the DNA is a bit different. The clean tone is close in that this Acoustic is rich, warm, swirling and just plain FAT! The overdrive tone is not as thick, vocal and saturated as a Mark II but rather more lively and harmonically complex. The reverb on this amp, however, is light years better than a Boogie and is closer to a Fender in it's cavernous depth. The other similarity it has with it's bigger brother is it's weight. It's a portly little fellow! The overall condition of this amp is good considering the vintage. There are some light scratches, chips and peeling of the tolex covering. The carry handle is a bit beat up but is still functional.Also, the reverb knob is missing. If you're looking for a quality, dual purpose vintage tube amp on the cheap, this Acoustic G60T has your name written all over it!