Welcome to Byron Amps!
We put our heart and soul into handcrafted gear for working musicians, made to order right here in Columbia, Missouri.
Tube amps, cabs, and pedals handmade to order, you choose the colors!
Our specialties are vintage sounds off the beaten path, with the versatility to help you Find Your Voice.
Announcing our new program for 2019, Pedal of the Month!
Each month in 2019 we will be releasing a new pedal, which will be available for a special price for that month only! We’ll be taking pre-orders for that month, and the pedals will be built and shipped in the weeks that follow. Once the pre-order is over, the price goes up for the rest of the year! Pedals that sell well will become part of our regular offering, those that don’t will go away.
February’s Pedal is the BowDrive!
This is our take on a legendary clean boost/overdrive. Far from a straight clone, we wanted to see if we could accomplish a sweeter, bigger sounding pedal and also make some substantial changes to the circuit. Does it sound like the original? It definitely does, but has slightly bigger bass, smoother treble, and a less “fuzzy” breakup when the gain is cranked. It has just as much clean headroom, and the BowDrive shines when pushing an amp’s front end, or stacking with other pedals, whether before or after them.
It has the huge mids you’d expect, and also the giant boost capabilities. It sounds great with single coil pickups or humbuckers, and many guitarists leave it on all the time, and it cleans up very well from the guitar’s volume knob. It’s like Magic Secret Sauce for your tone.