Frenzel FM-800Z tube pre-amp Anybody heard of it?

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I looked it up because there's a used one for $299 CAD at the Hock Shop locally. Made in Texas, point to point wiring and 4 12AX7 tubes. This one has the optional wire cage. New they're about $620 list US with the cage, but on sale 25% off, special order.
Two channels:
F channel is Bassman 5F6A
M channel is JCM800

Two lines out for sending to any device with lines in.

It looks interesting, and I don't need it, but I can likely get it cheaper than $299.

Frenzel preamp
 
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I run a FM-DP1 Open Chassis Model DUAL PLEXI - JCM800 PREAMP with the High gain stage added to both channels with pull-switch on M Gain control to select between low gain Plexi or JCM800 high gain to bypass the SS pre-amp on my Marshall 3203.

I like it
 

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I have one. Custom made/ordered. 5f6a on channel one and hot rodddd ‘68 plexi in channel two. Tons of tones in that preamp! Love it! Pull boost/gain, lotsa fun!
 

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I looked it up because there's a used one for $299 CAD at the Hock Shop locally. Made in Texas, point to point wiring and 4 12AX7 tubes. This one has the optional wire cage. New they're about $620 list US with the cage, but on sale 25% off, special order.
Two channels:
F channel is Bassman 5F6A
M channel is JCM800

Two lines out for sending to any device with lines in.

It looks interesting, and I don't need it, but I can likely get it cheaper than $299.

Frenzel preamp
Nothing online?
 

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I run mine into the Retro Channel stereo power amp using the Lexicon M100(reverb on the Bassman and delay on the Plexi) both sides go into a 4x12 loaded with EVM12’s and split vertically into 2x12’s. From Bedroom volume to arena level with the same setup! I used modeling for a while, and I realized that these two amp tones were what I always gravitate towards So I rolled the dice and ordered the custom preamp from Jim. Couldn’t be happier!
 

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I looked it up because there's a used one for $299 CAD at the Hock Shop locally. Made in Texas, point to point wiring and 4 12AX7 tubes. This one has the optional wire cage. New they're about $620 list US with the cage, but on sale 25% off, special order.
Two channels:
F channel is Bassman 5F6A
M channel is JCM800

Two lines out for sending to any device with lines in.

It looks interesting, and I don't need it, but I can likely get it cheaper than $299.

Frenzel preamp
That looks like a great piece of kit! The price is killer.nice score.
 


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