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Last Night's Haul (CL Related)...

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Zooberwerx, Nov 18, 2012.


  1. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Picked this trio up last night on the way to a gig....and, no, I really didn't need any of it but I can't resist what I consider to be a bargain:

    *Brand new Sansamp RPM

    *Brand new Crown Drivecore XLS1500

    *Hartke Hydrive 4 X 10...kinda torn up in the cosmetics dept. but 100% functionally. A previous owner routed 4 channels on the top-side to accommodate the rubber footies of an amp, rack box, etc. These were then covered over by two self-adhesive segments of vinyl floor tiles. Will require a tolex-peel and Duratex in the future but not now.

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    HartkeHydrive by Zooberwerx, on Flickr

    $500 for the lot. Not bad, eh?

    Riis
     
  2. two fingers

    two fingers You tahkin 'uh me? Yeah, you. You tahkin 'uh me? Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Sweet deal! How'd it sound?
     
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  4. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Pretty respectable, IMO. The low end sounds slightly compressed but I can't attribute that to any one component but I'm suspicious the RPM has something to do with it. I will say the power amp matches up nicely with the cab.

    Riis
     
  5. ack

    ack Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2006
    Somewhere near Raleigh
    Nice score. I would have done the same if I had $500 in my pocket.

    Since you're in Va Beach, here's a link to a guy in Burgaw, NC who carries surplus Tolex and Grillcloth. His CL ad says that he'll ship.
    http://raleigh.craigslist.org/msd/3255893843.html
     
  6. mntngrown

    mntngrown Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2007
    Santa Cruz Ca
    Score! I never mod my gear when I'm drinking! Now where did I put that router?:)
     
  7. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Nah, not worth the effort. I may just snag a couple cans of bed truck spray-liner and be done with it. A repair should not cost more than the item in question.

    I will say this: the cab is constructed of some pretty decent plywood...I'm able to view a clear cross-section.

    Riis
     
  8. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2007
    Toronto Ontario Canada
    My brother, I do believe you have altogether too much gear!!! :D

    There again, so do I! :)
     
  9. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps
    Good score bigtime! BTW, I agree it's like the Sansamp. Seems to be a thing with them.
     
  10. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    What I really needed was the power amp and the 1500 matches one I just bought here on TB. They run ~$425 or so new so I figure the balance is gravy. RPM's go for $200 used; I don't have a clue about the Hartke enclosure but it must have some dollar value.

    Sold off all my lead sleds and needed 3 replacements...I ended up with 5.

    Riis
     



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