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Reeves Custom 50

Overview

Constructed to the exact same specifications as 1970's British design with Partridge replica transformers, dual channel pre-amp with 4 Inputs (2 Normal, 2 Bright). Normal volume and bright volume, bass, middle, treble, presence and master volume controls. Like all Reeves Amplifiers, the Custom 50 is entirely hand assembled using only the finest quality components assembled on a Garolite turret board utilizing "Mil-Spec" wiring techniques.

Following closely to the original design the Reeves Custom 50 is the new leader in high headroom-low distortion amplification. If you are looking for an amplifier as solid base for laying your pedals on top of - then the Custom 50 will provide dynamic impact, sound stage focus and detai

Prices and Options

Custom 50 Head

$1999

Custom 50 1x12 Open Back Combo

Loaded with Vintage Purple speaker
$2299

Custom 100 Head

$2399

Tube-buffered Effects Loop Option

Series effects loop with true bypass
Tube-buffered send and return
Send and return level controls
Foot switchable (Foot Switch Included)
$300

Available Colors (Black, Orange, White)

black orange white

NOS Tubes

We offer NOS tube options to further enhance you tonal experience. Please ask about price and availability.

Features

  • All-tube circuit
  • Hand wired turret board construction
  • 50 watts via 2 EL34 output tubes (Custom 50)
  • 100 watts via 4 EL34 output tubes (Custom 100)
  • 3 12AX7 preamp tubes and 1 12AT7 phase inverter
  • Transformers wound to original Partridge specifications
  • Switchable 4, 8, and 16 ohm impedance switch
  • 120V, 230V, 240V 50/60Hz voltage selector
Reeves Custom 50 Chassis

Custom 50 Audio Clips

      Custom 50 Chords

      Led Zeppelin

      Tom Petty

Reviews

"There’s no doubt that the Reeves Custom deserves its place in the Dave Reeves family tree. It has that typical scooped mids tone with all the headroom you’ll need, tight punchy lower end and silky smooth highs but also capable of producing the warmest tube overdrive imaginable with the right settings – spot on the old Sound City and Hiwatts."
Gilmourish.com
Read the full review on Gilmourish.com

"The Reeves really came into its own when we started pushing the master volume control, which brought the EL34s to life with a boatload of snap in the high-end response and a big, even, full-spectrum sound."
Bob Tekippe / Phil Feser, Vintage Guitar (November 2003)

"This is a 2004 Reeves Custom 50. Can anyone say DR504 4-input version? If you loved that amp, you'll love this amp. I have them both and the similarity tone-wise is remarkable. If you have a DR504, take it in and AB it with this head. It is difficult to tell the difference. "
Harmony Central review

"I am using a Fender Strat with EMG-SA's and a Gretsch Duo Jet. This amp sounds just like a 1970's Hiwatt. Clean, full, thick, and chimey. Great amp! I will give it a 10 because they really nailed the Hiwatt sound and that is what I was after. Congrats Reeves!!"
Harmony Central review

"...It is all that a Hiwatt is and more. It has that loud blistering clean sound that is warm and sizzly, and with lots of headroom. And when you crank it, it breaks up beautifully. The controls are easy to work with...It's built like a tank and wired with care...I have played everything, and I mean everything. I also like the Komet a lot, but for half the price, this Reeves stands shoulder to shoulder...It's super loud, super dynamic, but it will stay clean until you get to a volume that will open your eyes. My Diezel has a lot of thump and will really move air. But guess what, this Reeves' got it beat."
Harmony Central review

"The Reeves really came into its own when we started pushing the master volume control, which brought the EL34s to life with a boatload of snap in the high-end response and a big, even, full-spectrum sound."
Bob Tekippe / Phil Feser, Vintage Guitar (November 2003)

Reeves Custom 50 Circuit

Dimensions

Custom 50 Head

25-3/16" (width) x 10-7/8 " (height) x 11-1/4 " (depth)
42 lbs

Custom 50 1x12 Combo

21-3/4" (width) x 22" (height) x 11" (depth)

Custom 100 Head

25-3/16" (width) x 10-7/8 " (height) x 11-1/4 " (depth)
44 lbs