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Ashdown BTA-400 in mint condition

Discussion in 'For Sale: Amps, Preamps, and Cabinets' started by Sliderbass, Dec 30, 2012.

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    Sliderbass Dr. Bass, The best cabinet you'll NEVER own! Supporting Member

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    Up for grabs is a mint Ashdown BTA-400 in mint condition. It has lived all of its life in a flight case custom made for it and that case will be included in the deal. This is a UK version and it will run at 8 or 4 ohms only. It has been gigged sparingly and never abused. This sale will include the amp and the flight case. It will be professionally packed and the tubes will be removed and shipped separately.

    $2500 shipped in the lower 48. Pix to follow.
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    The V8 is not for sale…
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    Ok, so for clarity (since it's not really clear on Ashdown's website) This rocks 8 (!) KT 88's in the power stage...what does it have for the preamp stage? I'm curious..
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    …and to confuse matters, this amp was made in two different countries…

    The one that I have for sale was built in the UK. It has a EVO preamp, so one tube in the pre that you can switch in and out. The power amp stage uses 8 KT-88's. They can be accessed via a grid plate on the top of the amp cabinet.

    Hope that helps…
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    This is a killer amp all around.















    Ashdown endorser.
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    Wow! What a great picture! Don't see those two in the same room at the same time often.
    They look like Dining Room Guards: "None shall pass".
    Awesome!

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    Frank is a great guy and he's serious about delivery too! Bump for a thundering head of destruction!
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    PM's replied to....


    ...and Saturday bump
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    Will some body buy this amp.
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    Will someone buy this magnificent beast!
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    What is the exact weight of this amp alone and in it's case?
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    That's part of the problem with selling this amp. It's HEAVY. According to the Ashdown site, the head is 35Kilos which translates to a bit over 77lbs. I'm willing to bet the case is every bit of 40lbs. So, not something you really want to move around after a 3-4 hour gig...
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    I agree the weight may be a roadblock in the reason it hasn't sold yet. I have lifted that model up a few times and it is indeed heavy but it's definitely a killer amp as far as sound and quality goes.
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    Looks like I'm just going to have to use this amp...

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