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An extra preamp tube makes it a 'plus.'

The Peavey 6505+ 120W Guitar Amp Head is great for hardcore or metal players. 6 - 12AX7s in the preamp add up to even more terrifying punch and mind-rattling gain. Includes footswitchable lead/rhythm channel select, effects loop, 3-band EQ, plus resonance and presence controls on each channel. Rhythm channel includes pre/post gain and bright/crunch switches. Lead channel includes pre/post gain controls only. Preamp output. Footswitch included. 4, 8, or 16 ohms.

The 6505 Series guitar amplifiers are named in celebration of Peavey's first 40 years, (1965-2005.) While known as the 5150 Series, these amps became the undisputed go-to guitar amps for scores of rock, hardcore, and metal bands because of their raw tone, relentless power, and roadproven reliability.

Made in the USA.

Peavey 6505 Plus 120W Guitar Amp Head Features:

  • 120W
    Preamp: 6 - 12AX7s
    Power amp: 4 - 6L6s
    Footswitchable lead/rhythm channels
    Effects loop
    3-band EQ
    Resonance control
    Presence control
    4, 8, or 16 ohms

    Made in the USA




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  • Pure Metal Tone

    As reviewed by Matt Smith on 8/31/2010

    I just recently got this amp and cannot stop playing it. When i first got the amp i cranked the gain (Pre and Post Stages) and was amazed at how much i got out of the amp. You can get even more if you mess with the prescene (low end) and resonence (high end) knobs. I also run a Tube screamer through and the sound is pure metal. I higly suggest gettin a noise suppresor though if you plan on having the amp above 3 but it is still a monster of an amp and virtually indestructible.

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  • I Tip my hat to Peavey 6505+

    As reviewed by Ty Schultz _ on 12/1/2012

    Seeing I bought my 2nd 6505+ at GC I thought I would drop my 2 cents on this head ~ (Full discloser I still have my 1st head I ever bought the 6505+ For the sale price I couldnt pass up getting a second one) Even off Sale this is the one your looking for to buy. For 3 years of bouncing around in the back of a Box Truck from here & there & I have had NO issues at all with my 1st head,This things a TANK & Looks like a just bought it the other day ,When I show up for sound check or the Practice~Hall its like greating a old friend = ) Now as far as this being a metal only head,I would like to disagree a bit on this part....Your looking for a tube head so I'm betting you have the pedals to go with it = ) I can Dial in a Albert King,SRV,Stone's,Beatles,Chuck Berry Tone in a Blink of a eye not a problem. Now as far as Playing Metal ~ YEA this is it !!! Stop looking The versitility of this head is is amazing I can do the 5FDP,Trivium,Slayer,Megadeth tones & drop to a Alice Cooper/AC}DC Tone at a drop of a hat. I do recommend you also get a Sonic Stomp ,Sonic Maximizer by BBE (IT IS NOT A EQ,READ ABOUT IT) as you should have with any tube amp & Monster Cables (They DO MAKE A DIFFERNCE) (Just my thoughts here)I have been through so many Cable's & Pedal's over the years & I ALWAYS come back to these Brands to work best with my Peavey no matter what type of music I play Slow & Steady Wins as long as it's LOUD =)

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  • Wowww!

    As reviewed by ZachL on 8/6/2010

    This amp blew me away when I played it at Guitar Center. It is by far the best amp I've played through or heard (and that's a lot of mesas and marshalls). This thing put them to shame. It has smooth but heavy distortion, an awesome crunch sound and a clear clean tone, not to mention its LOUD!!! Sounds almost exactly like a dual recto in my oppinion but for half the price of one (the half stack is a few hundred $$ less than just the dual recto head). Totaly worth it and will definatly be my next amp! Oh and did I mention that its versitile? It can put out most any tone you want and sound amazing doing it.

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