Magnatone Guitars!

New for Fall 2013, a complete guide to Magnatone guitars and the stories behind them!

1938-1960 Steel Guitars

1956-1963 Bigsby/Barth Era

1964-1966 Starstream Era


Magnatone Custom 280A

Years 1957-1962
Series Custom 200 Series
Channels two
No. Tubes 12
Power 4x 6973
Power Bias fixed bias
Preamp 2x 12AX7
Vibrato 6CG7, (1/2) 12AX7
Phase Inverter 2x 12AX7
Speaker 2x Oxford 12L5N 12"
Speaker 2x 5"
Rectifier 5U4GB
Output 50 watts peak
Weight 48 lbs.

The 280A is a continuation of the 280 with some minor circuit changes. 6973 power tubes are used instead of 6CZ5's.




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