This sale is on hold for the moment. After removing the chassis to photograph the inside i noticed a few caps forming fissures. I will put this back up after a proper re-cap has been done to the power section. If you are interested in the amp as is. I will sell at a discounted price if you prefer your tech, or you to do the work. The amp was still playing great with low noise, but I will not be firing it up again until the work is done.
Okay, this might be one of the dumbest ideas I have ever had. I am more than likely letting this incredible amp go to one of you fine forum members. There will be more pictures and info as I collect it from the various places I wrote it down. For now lets post that it is a Mid 70's Hiwatt (I believe 1976 need to check). It is the 6 x el34 model. Harry Joyce Wired. It has recently been serviced and only played a handful of times since new tubes.
Since I purchased this amp after it sat for a while it's recent service included...
-Updated Power Cord
-New tubes 6 'winged C' el34s
-reforming the caps to make sure they are operating safely and in spec.
-The reversal of a preamp mod (now stock)
-swapping in a mix of mullard and telefunken preamp tubes.
Why am I selling? I am out of work right now with an injured singer, and I have the reeves. I love the hiwatt, but don't think i'd ever be able to find another 400watt head, which the reeves is.
Because of the weight and recent bad shipping experiences. I will not be shipping this amp. However, I am willing to meet up, and drive a decent distance for the right price. Atlanta, charlotte, richmond, maybe even nashville. Obviously a lot would have to be worked out.
$2500, I might also consider trading for a DR103, or DR504 plus some cash.
Much better, and chassis pictures to come. Iphone pics for now.