1960 Gibson GA-20T Ranger


“Gibson GA-20T Ranger with built in Tremolo – Clear, clean tones with solid, undistorted response plus a wonderful built in tremolo – that’s GA-20T, a favorite of professionals and students. Can easily handle three instruments and microphone….” — 1960 Gibson catalog – side note: whoever wrote this clearly never played a GA-20T. It’s mostly thick, fat, crunchy tone with little clean headroom.

Make and Model: Gibson GA-20T Ranger

Year: 1960. Speaker code 220950 (50th week of 1959), output transformer code 166937 (37th week of 1959.

Specifications: Single 12″ Jensen, twin 6V6 power tubes in push pull figuration. Tremolo available with footswitch.

Originality: Excellent! The all important output transformer and original speaker with original cone are present. We’ve updated the filter capacitors as well as a few capacitors in the tremolo section.

Condition: Very good. This one has been lightly played but never abused.

Playability: Killer! This amp produces fat, thick, saturated guitar tone. Whoever wrote the description clear had never played one. Thick tweed Deluxe with a little less compression.

NotesI buy every clean GA-20T Ranger I can find. They will make you forget about paying 2.5x the price for a comparable Fender Deluxe from the same year.

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