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Rheem Califone As Guitar Amp

I have here very early 60’s Rheem Califone Director ll tube turntable/ PA amplifier. My dad mainly used this in a small auditorium as PA system, not so much the turntable part.
I’ve heard of tube tape decks and tube organs being converted into tube guitar amp projects.
Please let me know.
 

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Plug your guitar into the Mic input and see how it sounds, probably 3 to 5 W, a speaker
upgrade would help.
Thanx! This is my first time attempting to try this out. I’m a vintage audio collector. I have nice collection of monster receivers and power amps from the mid 70s - mid 80s.
 

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