What Acoustic head is this?

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  1. Rickenbassist

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    Good question. It was not from Acoustic Control Corp.
     
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    I've searched for a long time for the answer to this. Its hard to see in that video but in other videos that Acoustic logo lights up. Jun Suzuki is the only player I've seen with this amp. It sounds killer too
     
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    As with many things electronic and bass, Japan gets some cool oddities compared to the somewhat milquetoast offerings we get here in the U.S. Maybe it's not so odd, but it is intriguing. I had an Acoustic 150B head back in 1980-1984 that was as simple as waking up in the morning. A few large knobs, two input jacks, and a power switch (and a standby, if I recall correctly). I ran it through a Fender dual showman bass cab that cost me $50. That rig was ridiculous; no effects, just a Rickenbacker 4001, hard fingerstyle and a sound that could break glass two blocks away. Oh to be young again.
     
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    its either a wagner era acoustic B3 or B4
     
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    I think he's since switched to an Ampeg head of some sort. Hard to say, The band went through a few equipment changes last year. In some of the pictures I find now of the past year, his head is in a rack case. the face of the amp is two toned. Dark on top and metallic on the bottom. Hard to say though since the camera moves around so much.
     
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    also thanks to the guys that came up with answers, you have no idea how grateful I am
     
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    What was the wattage of the B4?
     
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    I had a B-3 long time ago. It looks like a B-3.
     
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    I was fortunate to reach out to someone that owns the same head. He confirmed its definitely a B-4. Are they hard to find?
     

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