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Re: Recommend Me An Amp.

Post by Sauerkraut » Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:31 pm

Why would anyone rehouse a head into a combo?!

Still could be a great deal regardless. Does he have pics of the inside?

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Re: Recommend Me An Amp.

Post by BoringPostcards » Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:55 pm

Sauerkraut wrote:
Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:31 pm
Why would anyone rehouse a head into a combo?!

Still could be a great deal regardless. Does he have pics of the inside?
I have done it with an old bass amp head for home use. I don't think I would deface an old Bandmaster to do that, but it likely sounds and functions fine, IF it is done right.
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Re: Recommend Me An Amp.

Post by hexes » Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:31 pm

seenoevil II wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:29 pm
Dude in my area on FB is selling a 67 bandmaster rehoused in a 1×12" combo (looks like a deluxe). Celestion 4 ohm speaker.
Asking 700.

Is this as interesting a deal as I think it is?
bandmasters rule. if you want a head cab again, they'll run at most $400 to have one made. would ask for some inside shots and make sure nothing was heavily modded. bonus for original transformers still in the amp. you can still find them for around $500 unmolested (silverface non reverb head). for whatever reason people don't jump on those. so it's up to you.

starcrunch from man or astroman has been touring a silverface bandmaster reverb head lately and his tone is always exceptional.

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Re: Recommend Me An Amp.

Post by seenoevil II » Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:26 pm

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Mack wins.

Questions about speaker configuration in bound.

This just solves my specific problems the best way. I'm definitely gonna get some more t00bz in the futeur. But this works right now.

I'm leaning towards a single 15" in homemade cabinet.

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Re: Recommend Me An Amp.

Post by 46346 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:06 am

i was about to say, man - you are all over the place with options - but that Quilter looks like you may have nailed your target. i know little about that specific model, but have had a couple of good experiences with their combos . i'm excited to hear about how this work out for you, yay or nay!
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Post by Vinkie » Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:27 am

seenoevil II wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:29 pm
Dude in my area on FB is selling a 67 bandmaster rehoused in a 1×12" combo (looks like a deluxe). Celestion 4 ohm speaker.
Asking 700.

Is this as interesting a deal as I think it is?
You might like it. In the past few years I've played quite few gigs with a '65 Bandmaster head on a same year Tremolux 2x10 cabinet. I love this set because to me it's the perfect compromise of portability, ability to tilt it for limited space, great volume range, lively sound even at low levels etc.
I eventually found a Tremolux head which is very similar to the BM apart from added compression from its tube rectification but at higher levels I prefer the tighter low end response of the BM.

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Re: Recommend Me An Amp.

Post by SadFuzz » Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:33 am

I had the OP's problem and i found an old Peavey Heritage for £250. A lot of amp for the money and gets a good range of tones. With some pedals you're laughing. Built like a tank as well, original valves and no problems. Only slight downside is weight but i put casters on it. Plenty of bass on tap with the EQ.
Its loud rated at 130 watts but it has a switch to step down to 30 and the pre and post controls make it easy to keep at a neighbour friendly volume.
Maybe not that model specifically but they made many well built amps in the 80s of various wattage that can be found now for a steal.
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Post by s_mcsleazy » Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:21 pm

SadFuzz wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:33 am
I had the OP's problem and i found an old Peavey Heritage for £250. A lot of amp for the money and gets a good range of tones. With some pedals you're laughing. Built like a tank as well, original valves and no problems. Only slight downside is weight but i put casters on it. Plenty of bass on tap with the EQ.
Its loud rated at 130 watts but it has a switch to step down to 30 and the pre and post controls make it easy to keep at a neighbour friendly volume.
Maybe not that model specifically but they made many well built amps in the 80s of various wattage that can be found now for a steal.
if you don't want to go the route of putting casters on the amp, b&q does these plant pot movers called diall dolly's. we got 2 of them. one is called brody and one of them is called salvador
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Re: Recommend Me An Amp.

Post by HarlowTheFish » Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:49 pm

s_mcsleazy wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:21 pm

if you don't want to go the route of putting casters on the amp, b&q does these plant pot movers called diall dolly's. we got 2 of them. one is called brody and one of them is called salvador
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