Matamp Official club

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Kingkananga, Jul 8, 2010.


  1. Kingkananga

    Kingkananga

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    So seeing as though I cant find a Matamp club and I have had a good look around. I want to start a central resource for owners, players and admirers. You get a number when you show a picture. And everynow and then I'll get this going with news and history.

    I'm first I have 2 custom Matamp Bass cabs, best money I've ever spent, here's the first

    Matamp 410 KK custom:

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    Matamp 410 retro:

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    They also built me the matching sleeve for my GK, what a nice set of guys!
  2. mizzle

    mizzle

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    Location:
    UK Kent
    Can I join?

    Pictured is my GT200 custom made for me, great company and make/made some amazing equipment.

    Attached Files:

  3. Kingkananga

    Kingkananga

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    Definately, Mizzle your the proud owner of the #2 Matamp club! Looks awesome, but I bet it sounds even better
  4. N.F.A.

    N.F.A. Supporting Member

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    Back on the chain gang!
    Wish I could join this one, but I have sold my 3 Matamps. I have owned a GTO, Little Rock and Minimat over the years. Matamps are in my top 3 sounding amps ever with Marshall and Hiwatt slightly ahead on points. That GTO killed!
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  6. chanson

    chanson

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    Napa, California
    I swear I'll join this club one day...once I can afford the GT200.
  7. Bassmec

    Bassmec

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    May 9, 2008
    Location:
    Ipswich UK
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    Proprietor Springvale Studios
    I have a 1968 100, custom built for rola celestions Ipswich R&D:
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    Its one of the best sounding amps I have ever recorded.
    :bassist:
  8. Kingkananga

    Kingkananga

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    woah! thats cool, serious Matamp there!!! :bassist:

    Bassmec #3

    Matamp's aren't as expensive as you'd think, yeah they are gonna cost the same as an SVT or Orange but there completely personal. Well worth the money.

    a neo 4x10 cab will set you back about £550 with huge specs, amps in range of £1000 to £1400
  9. Mr. Foxen

    Mr. Foxen

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    Jul 24, 2009
    Location:
    Bristol, UK
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    Amp tinkerer at Ampstack
    Can I join?

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    Also, my guitar head was designed by Dave Green when he was with Matamp, plus Matamp cab:

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  10. Deluge Of Sound

    Deluge Of Sound Banned

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    Maine/Vermont
    Big Matamp fan here--and I'm almost in the club with my OR-120, eh?
    :p
  11. Kingkananga

    Kingkananga

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    Numero 4 I believe, Dave Green - legendary amp maker!
  12. Kingkananga

    Kingkananga

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    Close but no cigar :D
  13. TaySte_2000

    TaySte_2000

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    Jun 23, 2001
    Location:
    Manchester, UK
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    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    My new GT200 on my 4x10

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    Matamp 2x12 with custom Matamp headcase for Mesa Boogie 400+

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    Same Matamp headcase ontop of my Matamp 8x10

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    8x10 Grill

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    Again same Matamp headcase ontop of my Matamp 4x10

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    I don't want a number thanks, just wanted to share.

    I should have another Matamp addition soon if all goes to plan :D
  14. Kingkananga

    Kingkananga

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    lovely stuff!
  15. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    Apopka, FL
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    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    as a longtime ampeg dude i suddenly have a case of matamp envy. i think it was mr foxen's guitar head that put me over the edge. i love the 60's hi-fi look. obvious where ashdown got a lot of its look, eh?
  16. Mr. Foxen

    Mr. Foxen

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    Bristol, UK
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    Amp tinkerer at Ampstack
    You know that is an Ashdown head right? They had Dave Green design it whilst he was with Matamp and then he 'defected' over, and the Ashdown guitar line became Hayden. Apparently this is one of the first ones made 'down south' as Matamp put it, right before they spat on the floor. It is very similar to the Matamp GTV inside, down to the date sticker on the choke.

    Compare and contrast the Ashdown gubbins: http://s17.photobucket.com/albums/b69/Incarante/Ashdown%20Peacemaker/

    With the GTV: http://www.chambonino.com/work/matamp/mat1.html
  17. chanson

    chanson

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  18. Kingkananga

    Kingkananga

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  19. JoshuaTSP

    JoshuaTSP Supporting Member

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    Matamp GT1.....:love:
  20. bassboysam

    bassboysam

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    Location:
    Ottawa, Ontario
    I would like to join.

    GT200

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  21. Kingkananga

    Kingkananga

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    number 5 is yours Sam

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