2011 vs 2010 Heritage SVT-CL

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by skeevy, Jan 7, 2013.


  1. skeevy

    skeevy

    Mar 2, 2012
    Is there a "better" year for these heads? I have heard the stock tubes differ depending on the year of manufacture. Are there any other differences? Also, if anyone has knowledge of how the tube selections would affect the sound I'd love to hear about it.

    Thanks!
    Tom
     
  2. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    I don't think you can go wrong either way with a Heritage.
     
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  4. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    The only difference is that the 2011 heads came with JJ power tubes instead of Winged C's. Winged C's became too hard to get in quantity at a decent price.
     
  5. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

    May 5, 2008
    Orange County, California
    Firemelon
    When I ordered mine from Sweetwater I expected it would be a 2011 but a 2010 showed up and I thought that was cool getting a first year edition. But yeah other than the tubes there is no substantive difference and both will sound like heaven.