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Best NOS tube amp

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by bass_steak, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. bass_steak

    bass_steak Supporting Member

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    Hey folks,

    I want to have your opinion on what's the best vintage sounding tube amp on the market these days.

    I have an all Aguilar rig that sounds great but can't cope the vintage tube vibe that I miss on certain gigs.

    So I'm looking for something to pair with my two DB 210 that can give the vintage rock tone.

    Took a brief look at the Fender 100T but haven't tried it out yet.

    Any other good choices?

    Thanks and happy holidays!!!
  2. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

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    Get the 100T
  3. nysbob

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    Easy answer - V4B.
  4. JimmyM

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    V4B is coming back!
  5. Bass 45

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    Do you know if it is going to be part of the Heritage line - or more affordable..?
  6. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    I don't want to spoil the surprise, but from what I've been told, it's going to be a little bit of both ;)
  7. Bass 45

    Bass 45 Supporting Member

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    Sounds exciting!
  8. edbass

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    I think you mean Best Reissue tube amp. "Best NOS tube amp" would be finding a never used 1972 V4B or other vintage piece in its original factory packaging sitting in a warehouse somewhere.

    "NOS" means New Old Stock.
  9. bass_steak

    bass_steak Supporting Member

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    Any idea on when it's gonna hit the street?
  10. bass_steak

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    You're right. I meant something new, based on vintage product.

    I thought NOS meant New thing based on Old Stock. Lol
  11. JimmyM

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    No idea whatsoever, bro.
  12. hdracer

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    why wait, get a new Fender.
    You will never look back
  13. Duke21

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    The comeback of a 100W tube Ampeg is great news.
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    Matamp. Place still runs in the old way. Dudes (and a dudette) wiring amps by hand, same people that answer the phone when you call etc.
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    Don't overlook the Traynor YBA300!
  17. nukes_da_bass

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    The new Mesa amps will be hitting the street any second- or by 2017.
  18. Bassmec

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    The Reeves is utterly splendid but I am also rather impressed with Taystee's Custom Matamp 200.
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    Same mil spec hand wired quality but its made in Yorkshire Lad!
    Smooth as John Smiths bitter t' amp is, thou knows!.:D
  19. bass_steak

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  20. Bassmec

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    Traynor is your best bet then, I should think its best value for money where you are anyway.:bassist:

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