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Ampeg SVT-CL rear cover replacement

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by MP87, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. MP87


    Mar 12, 2012
    I picked up a used USA SVT-CL head, but it was missing the metallic black grill on the back side that protects the tubes and transformers. I measured it and it is 22"x6.5".

    Anyone know if you can buy a replacement grill? Or has anyone made one themselves?

    Did a search on here and on google but couldn't find anything. Thanks
  2. beans-on-toast

    beans-on-toast Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2008
    This isn't a part that is readily available from places that sell Ampeg replacement parts. Why not go to a music store and compare what you need against one on a current SVT-CL. Then contact Loud and see if they will sell you one. Otherwise, people have made their own for original SVT's. There are a couple of threads here discussing it. It can get expensive depending on how it is done.
  3. prd004


    Dec 3, 2010
    Contact Loud, they will hook you ip
  4. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2007
    Toronto Ontario Canada
    Canada is a big place. tell us where you are located and we may be able to be of more help. :)
  5. Vintage-Blue

    Vintage-Blue Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 13, 2008
    Cincinnati, OH
    Owner, Vintage Blue (repro cabinets)
    If you contact Loud, the part number you are looking for is 51-405-01. It still shows in their parts list data so hopefully it is something that they stock.
  6. MP87


    Mar 12, 2012
    Thanks! I called them yesterday, but had to go back to work while I was on hold.
  7. Warpeg

    Warpeg Supporting Member

    Jun 20, 2005
    If it's like mine, it's just a rough-cut section of expanded metal with a slight bent edge at the bottom. If LOUD can't help you, then you may be able to easily make one for only a few bucks at a hardware store (?).
  8. MP87


    Mar 12, 2012
    It is on its way from Loud, that part number worked. Thanks
  9. beans-on-toast

    beans-on-toast Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2008
    A lot easier than making one. Does it come with screws?
  10. MP87


    Mar 12, 2012
    No screws
  11. JimmyM


    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Eh, screws are no biggie.