Local CL: 70s V4 Head, SVT Flat-Back 8x10

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Lowbrow, Mar 9, 2014.


  1. Lowbrow

    Lowbrow Supporting Member

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  2. beans-on-toast

    beans-on-toast Supporting Member

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    If there are no electronic issues, I'd offer them $1000. But I'd pay the asking price to get it.

    It looks like it is in pretty good shape as it is and will clean up nicely. This tells me that it has been looked after and cared for. It even has the dolly which is often missing.

    I consider the early model with the silver knobs to be the most desirable. Couple that head with the fatback and you will have a great sounding rig.

    Keep in mind that it will require a good checkup and perhaps a recap. Perhaps new tubes. There are potential additional costs.

    Check the amp out careful. Try all the settings and tone knob position to ensure that they work. Listen for any speaker issues such as rubbing or distortion. Ask about any service history. Ask if any modifications were performed. Obvious is the three conductor power cord. If the amp has been recently serviced, that is a big plus.
  3. Oren Hudson

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    I'm right there with b-o-t. :)
  4. Downunderwonder

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    Was that sarcasm about the beatup condition? Looks pretty damn good for the vintage if you ask me.
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  6. beans-on-toast

    beans-on-toast Supporting Member

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    Naw, he's just practicing the price negotiation dance that he'll have with the seller. :p
  7. JimmyM

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    I agree with David, too.
  8. Lowbrow

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    Ugh. I just bought a bass. Wife will never go for it. Cest la vie. If that head is still around in 4 months maybe... but that cab - NEVER. I don't gig and we already have a kitchen table. ;)

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