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Anyone bought a Walter Woods amp lately?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jerry J, Dec 28, 2004.


  1. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    I hoping to buy a WW Ultra in the next few weeks. In fact I called Walter the other day and his message said that he was on vacation until after the 3rd of January.

    Does anyone know what the current lead time is on one of these? I'm assuming that this amp is his most popular, so maybe he has some in the wings.

    Has anyone spoken to him in the past month or so?
     
  2. kjones

    kjones Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2004
    Maryland
    I spoke to him about a month ago when I bought my Ultra. At the time I called, he had two Ultras, one of which I purchased. Call him asap and see if you can grab the other one.
     
  3. NJL

    NJL

    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    what are the prices?
     
  4. jacochops

    jacochops

    Jul 2, 2000
    Suzhou, China
    I got my amber light this November...it replaced an Ultra (I didn't need that much juice). I went to his house in the desert to pick it up....what a prince of a guy! Anyway, keep trying to reach him after the 3rd of January. It's worth it!!
    Expect tp pay 2200 bucks. It's really the last amp you'll need!
     
  5. BenF

    BenF

    Mar 29, 2001
    Boston area
    I bought an Ultra 5 or so months ago.
    I left a message and a few days later he called back saying someone had backed out of a purchase and he had a spare amp if I wanted it. I sent him the money that same day and I had the amp in my hands a few days later.
     
  6. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    Thanks for the info. How did you send payment? Does he take Paypal or credit cards?
     
  7. funkbass

    funkbass

    Dec 9, 2004
    Purchased an amber light Woods a about a month ago. Great amp, used it with an Epifani 310UL cab WOW!!!!!!
    Good luck....
     
  8. pbrand

    pbrand

    Dec 3, 2004
    Eugene, Oregon
    I got my Ultra about 2 months ago and my brother bought one as well (Walter said he tries to build up his stock around Christmas) I don't know if he has any more left, so the wait time could be awhile:( BTW I just purchased a used Euphonic vl-210 and the Ultra is perfect for it! it is 4 ohms, 600 watts)

    also check out my Walter Woods Yahoo group at http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/WalterWoodsAmps/
     
  9. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    Thanks for all the replies and info.

    If all goes right it looks like I will have a "MINT" used one in my hot little hands tomorrow afternoon.

    I was really looking forward to dealing with Mr. Woods as he sounds like an incredible person. But this opportunity came along and so I decided to go this way. The seller is local so I can actually get hands on with it.

    I'm pretty pumped. :hyper:
     
  10. A friend of mine called me from Boston yesterday. He has a WW amp that is cutting out when driven hard.

    Load is a 4x10 arrangement, nominal 8 ohms. DC resistance on each driver is 4.4 ohm, and combined DCR is 4.4 ohms after series/parallel wiring in the cab.

    I know the Clarus (convective coolign) has issues with crapping out when over driven. Also the Stewarts. Anybody have positive knowledge about WW doing same?
     
  11. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    Which WW is this you are referring to? Is the amp stored in a case of some type? Possibly a long period of being driven hard? The circumstance surrounding this could give a key to what happened.

    The Stewart 1.2 was reputed to have cooling issues. Didn't the Peavey DPC?? also have some issues? I wouldn't be surprised at all with any amp that has convective cooling unless it's something like the Crown U series of amps.
     
  12. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    The DPC1400x is fan cooled
     
  13. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    My bad! I thought that one of the Peavey single space amps was without a fan???
     
  14. Tunaman

    Tunaman

    Dec 26, 2004
    Boston
    Anybody dislike these amps or sell one for a certain reason? For 2100 bucks it better be perfect in all situation & styles! Better clean my undies too :eyebrow:
     
  15. Rock City

    Rock City

    Apr 8, 2001
    Boston,Ma
    It won't clean your undies, but it sure might help you mess them! L.O.L.!
    Corey
     
  16. SingleBarrel

    SingleBarrel

    Jan 18, 2015
    Why yes, I just lucked in to an MI 100-8 single channel. I must say that I'm very appreciative of the information I've been able to find on this site regarding Walter Woods amps. Mine is a late 80's according to it's s/n (032589). Deoxit is truly the cure for the 'scratchies'.