Friedman Dirty Shirley 40 (2017)

Hand-Wired All-Tube Amp Head

  • 1 Channel
  • Power: 40 W
  • 2 Inputs: High & Low
  • Power tubes: 2x 5881
  • Preamp tubes: 3x 12AX7
  • EQ: Gain, Master Volume, Bass, Middle, Treble & Presence
  • Gain Structure switch
  • Ultra transparent series FX loop
  • 4, 8 & 16 Ohm impedance selector switch
  • Custom USA transformers
  • Dimensions (D x W x H): 266 x 610 x 254 mm
  • Weight: 13.8 kg
  • Made in the USA

Further information

Power 40 W
Power Amplifier Tubes 5881
Channels 1
Reverb No
Footswitch Yes

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dimi hendrix, 17.11.2017
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Oldschool rock machine

raabomat, 05.01.2018
The Dirty Shirley is a warm but always tight, vintage-oriented, loud amp. His royal disciplines are classic rock sounds of the 60s and 70s, but a Friedman-usual high-gain is also in there. 80s rock or classic metal are just as feasible, although some of the Gain may not be quite enough for his Hair Metal escapades
The amp has a 3-way gain-structure switch (which unfortunately is missing here in the description), hence the "2017" in the name. It changes the gain intensity and also the feel.
The Dirty Shirley reacts wonderfully "spongy" and dynamically to the attack.
Turning down the Gain or the Giatren volume, it delivers a heavenly clean sound with much cited "glittering" highs.
The 40-watt enough to feel like shooting to the moon. He sounds louder than my Rockerverb 50.
The feature scope is at the price - eg in comparison with the Smallbox- expandable. So a footswitch would be useful for switching between high and low input or the gain-structure switch.
tl; dr:
AC / DC machine with "spongy feel" and great clean abilities (even with Git-Vol turning back) oh yeah and it's pretty light too.
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