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Date An Ampeg Cabinet?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by leemelone, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. leemelone


    May 24, 2011
    Is there any way to figure out what year my Ampeg 810e cabinet was made? I bought it used in the early 90s. It has the old white Ampeg logo with white around the grill cloth. Is there a serial number data base? :confused:
  2. tjh

    tjh Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    the 5th digit of the serial # ... 97= J, 98=K, 99=L and so on, in both directions ...
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  4. coreyfyfe

    coreyfyfe Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    boston, ma
    Full details for what was said above available here http://www.unofficialampeg.com/dating.html

    You could also pull a speaker and date it using the code on the speaker. Should have something like 67YYWW or 067YYWW (YY and WW coding for the year and week of manufacture for the speaker).
  5. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Don't just TalkBASS - PlayBASS! Supporting Member

  6. IntrepidCellist


    Sep 10, 2009
    It depends... does it like long walks on the beach?
  7. leemelone


    May 24, 2011
    Thanks for the info guys. Looks like I'm dating a 21 year old. ;)
  8. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Don't just TalkBASS - PlayBASS! Supporting Member

    Does she put out? :D
  9. sumgruuvz

    sumgruuvz Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2009
    Woodward, Oklahoma
    might get splinters or metal shavings. OUCH!!!
  10. 4Mal

    4Mal Supporting Member

    Jun 2, 2002
    Columbia River Gorge
    Not legal in UT anyway...

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