Friedman Runt

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About Friedman Runt

Friedman Runt is a 20 or 50 watt amp from boutique US amp makers Friedman. Each Runt is available as a head or a combo. The Friedman Runt has 2 channels for switchable clean and overdrive sounds. A selection of switches on the front panel offers lots of tonal variety. These guitar amps are popular with players who appreciate harmonically rich, organic overdrive sounds.

At guitarguitar, we keep a large stock of Friedman amps spread throughout our UK showrooms. Please get in touch to find out more, visit us to try a Friedman Runt for yourself or simply browse the full selection here online.

Why Should I Choose Friedman Runt?

  • Built in the USA
  • Works great with pedals
  • XLR Emulated Output
  • Fantastic tones from cleans, crunch, to heavy metal distortion

Frequently Asked Questions about Friedman Runt

Question: Are Friedman Runt amps valve or solid state?
All Freidman Runt amplifiers are valve amps.
Question: How many channels does the Runt 50 combo have?
The Friedman Runt 50 combo has two channels: clean and overdrive. These can be selected via the included single button footswitch.
Question: What is the most popular Runt amp?
At guitarguitar, our bestselling is the Runt 20 Head. If you want high gain sounds and brilliant overdrives in a small, portable package, this is for you!
Question: Is the Runt 20 combo loud enough for gigging with?
We get asked this type of question a lot and it's difficult to give a proper answer due to the variables involved. However, what we can say is that the Runt 20 is a loud 20 watts. So if your sound is mainly 'turned up', i.e. overdriven, and you are playing in small venues (or micing up your amp) then you'll have no problems gigging with the Friedman Runt 20 combo. In fact, you'll most likely sound pretty damn good!
Question: What type of speaker is in the Friedman Runt 50 combo?
The Friedman Runt 50 combo has a Celestion G12M Creamback 65 watt speaker.