Luca 40 Handwired Series

Luca 40 Handwired Series

from 1,999.00

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Made to Order 3 Week Lead Time

Sometimes a custom amp for an artist is so good that it's put into production. The Bad Cat Luca is just that! The Luca has a simple single channel preamp based on the 12AX7 side of the Wild Cat. The Luca has a 40W EL34 based power section running in Class A.

The control panel consists of the classic Bad Cat preamp: volume, five-way selector, bass, treble, cut and a master volume that can be switched out of the circuit. The Luca is built on a 12AX7 platform with all of the thick articulate and punchy mid-range sweetness that goes with it. The Luca offers a switch between the five-way tone selector and the traditional bass and treble tone stack. A feature not found on the Wild Cat's channel one. The Luca was made custom for touring artists and was just so good we had to offer them to everyone.


  • One 12" proprietary Celestion speaker

  • EL34, 12AX7 and GZ34 tube

  • Baltic birch construction

  • 40W

Operating Manuals & Tube Charts

Luca Operating Manual
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Custom Options

When you are dropping that hard earned coin on a new amplifier, we know that you want to be making an investment that will last a lifetime. With thousands of different color and option combos you have full control over what you amp will look like. We believe you should be getting the amp of your dreams. Even if it is fluorescent green and tweed. Yes you can choose that. Wouldn't be our first choice, but hey. We aren't the ones buying the amp. 

Take a look at the variety of tolex, grill cloth, handle and corner options. Then select whether you want a head or combo then select add to cart. Before taking you to the cart to checkout you will be able to select all of the options you want to see in your amp. If at any point you have questions in this process, please don't hesitate to reach out. We would be happy to discuss ideas and options. Oh and we love talking tone too!


Each tolex option below is available for use on both the cabinet and valence/face plate. You can have a matching cabinet and front face plate or mix and match tolex to give your amp or cabinet a one off look.

Grillcloth & Piping Options

Handle & Corner Options

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