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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.
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  4. prd004


    Dec 3, 2010
    Contact Loud, they will hook you ip
  5. 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. :)
  6. 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.
  7. MP87


    Mar 12, 2012
    Thanks! I called them yesterday, but had to go back to work while I was on hold.
  8. 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 (?).
  9. MP87


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

    beans-on-toast Supporting Member

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


    Mar 12, 2012
  12. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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