Ceriatone 5E3 Tweed Deluxe – A Classic Re-incarnation

How You Can Get 10% Off A Brand New Ceriatone AmplifierSo it’s time to Look at another amp, and today it’s the classic circuitry of the Ceriatone 5E3 Tweed Deluxe.

In this first video, Darren is playing an Orville Les Paul Gold Top, the speaker cab is a 1×12 Fargen, loaded with a 70th Anniversary G12H Celestion. The overdrive pedal is a BWM Spider.

In this next video, Darren is playing a Tokai Silver Star. The cleans on this next video show how this amp can sound really chimey when combined with the single coils of the Tokai and the openness of the oversized Fargen cab. Continue reading

Ceriatone JTM45 – Classic Rock Tone in the Key of ‘M’

How You Can Get 10% Off A Brand New Ceriatone Amplifier
Okay, so today we’re having a look at a very, very cool amp by Ceriatone. The JTM45. The JTM45 is a classic Marshall Clone, which is not as gainy as the later plexis, but it has great cleans.

First up a couple of vids. This first video, Darren is playing an MIJ Orville, Les Paul Gold Top, the speaker cab is a 1×12 Fargen, loaded with a 75th anniversary Celestion G12H. The distortion is a mids 90’s ProCo Rat

This next video, we are basically demoing the Big White Monkey Attenuator, which will give you an idea of how the amp breaks up. Continue reading

How You Can Get 10% Off A Brand New Ceriatone Amplifier


The team at Guitargas.com are very happy and excited to announce that Ceriatone Amplifiers, One of the world’s most respected Boutique Amplifier makers is allowing us to give our readers a 10% discount on all new stock model amps.

Get 10% Off Your Next Ceriatone Amplifier

Nik, Founder and CEO of Ceriatone Amplification. Get 10% Off Your Next Ceriatone Amplifier

Ceriatone have been making custom-built, hand wired vintage style amplifiers for more than 10 years now and Nik (Ceriatone) and his team enjoy a very loyal and growing list of extremely happy guitarists from all over the World as their customers.

In the world of boutique, hand wired Tube amplifiers, Ceriatone amps are outstanding value for money and are a technically brilliant reproduction of many of the most sought after amps that created Rock and Roll history. The sound quality of a Ceriatone Amp will captivate any guitarist and their audience.

Here’s How to Get 10% OFF Your Next Ceriatone Amplifier…

The first thing you need to do is know what amp you want. Just visit Ceriatone.com and look through the huge list of options that are available. You may also want to go to the Sound Clips page and listen to the many sound samples for the different amps to help you decide.

Once you have decided on your amp, just come back here to Guitargas.com and fill in the form on our Order Only page, leaving your details and what specific amp you want to order.

We will then place your order with Ceriatone, who will generate a unique, one time use coupon code (which you will need to quote when you pay for your amp).

Once all of the details regarding your order are finalized, you will receive via email all of the payment details. This will include your 10% off coupon code, the cost of the amp, the shipping costs, and the PayPal information where you will make your payment.

You then simply pay Ceriatone direct via PayPal, quoting the special coupon order number before you checkout.

Get 10% Off Your Next Ceriatone Amplifier

Get 10% Off Your Next Ceriatone Amplifier

The whole process is quick, simple and easy, just…

  1. Decide on your amp.
  2. Fill in the form on our Order page.
  3. Get the discount coupon via email.
  4. Pay Ceriatone direct via PayPal quoting the coupon code
  5. Wait a few weeks
  6. Rock on with your new Ceriatone Amplifier!!!

If you have any questions, please ask in the comments section below, Contact Us or read through our list of Frequently Asked Questions here…


Q. Can I order an amp with any extra customized features that don’t come as standard?

A. No, Only the stock model amplifiers will qualify for this discount opportunity. You can not order customized amps with this offer.

Q. Can I still get the discount if I don’t live in your country?

A. YES, If Ceriatone will ship to your country then you can take advantage of this offer. You can see where Ceriatone ship by checking out the shipping page on their website.

Q. Can I re-use the coupon code for a second order?

A. No The coupon codes are generated for each individual order, and will only be created once you have placed an order to purchase a new Ceriatone amplifier.

Q. Can I share my coupon code with a friend or on another website?

A. No, simply because the coupon code is unique to you and your order, you cannot pass it on to anyone else, because it is specific to your amp.

Q. Do I get a discount on the overall total, including the shipping costs as well?

A. No, the discount will only apply to the cost of your amp.

Q. What is the currency I will be asked to pay?

A. All prices will be in US Dollars.

Q. What happens if I don’t quote the coupon code when I make my payment?

A. Quoting the coupon code is extremely IMPORTANT…, You must quote the coupon code prior to check out to receive the discount. It’s the only way to identify which amp is associated with your payment. If there isn’t a discount code associated with your payment, your money will be refunded and your order will not be processed.

Q. Can I order a kit so I can build my own Amplifier?

A. No, this offer is only available for completed amps already assembled by Ceriatone.

Q. How do I know my payment is secure?

A. When making your payment you will be paying Ceriatone direct through their PayPal account, no third parties will be involved in any transaction that takes place.

The Tokai Silver Star – a True to Spec 70s CBS knockoff

Disclaimer: In this post I refer to Fender and Stratocaster, I want to make it perfectly clear that this guitar is not a Fender, none of the parts are Fender and if Fender come knocking on my door wanting me to re-word anything on this web page then I will do it, no questions asked.

This is my first ever Tokai. It is a beautiful Tokai Silver Star that is in great shape for a vintage Japanese guitar. I am not 100% sure of the date of manufacture, it could be late 79ish or early 80s, but based on the information on the Tokai registry site, because it has the spaghetti logo and the 5 digit serial number it was definitely pre 1982.

In any case it’s a beautiful guitar, it has a good weight to it and plays like a dream.

Let’s have a listen to how she sounds through a Peavey Delta Blues. In the next couple of videos, Darren puts her through her paces.

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