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Check out the Deal my pops got!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Johnalex, Apr 13, 2004.

  1. Johnalex


    Jul 20, 2001
    South Carolina
    So I get a call from my dad, who is a bigger bass player then I am. ( I haven't played seriously in months). He is a repair man for tube amplifiers. He says that a customer didn't come back and pick up his 1970 Ampeg SVT, so he let my dad keep it. The repairs were like $80. Then my dad get a deal on a late 1970's 8x10 SVT cab for like $200, it is painted green, but it won't cost too much to get it re covered in an original-like material.

    So all in all for around $300 he got an Vintage SVT rig.....insane.

    Here is me rocking it out..at like 2/10 of the volume.

  2. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I hate you.
  3. I-Love-Ratm


    Feb 24, 2003
    How much are those heads worth anyway?
  4. Johnalex


    Jul 20, 2001
    South Carolina
    around $2,000

    this one is in mint condition...so maybe more.

    joihn b
  5. VS


    Jun 6, 2002
    Mountain City, Tennessee
    Discounted Gear: Peavey
    You can leave Talkbass now...... :D -Luke
  6. Im a sock

    Im a sock

    Dec 23, 2002
    Central MA

    By the way, I also hate you.

    not really, but you're a lucky man.
  7. Coutts_is_god

    Coutts_is_god Guest

    Dec 29, 2003
    Windsor, Ont, Canada
    I'll give you 22 canadian dollors, 2 cookies and one ball.
  8. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    So? I'll give $25 American, a bag of chips and a poke in the eye. :D
  9. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Personally, I really prefer solid state amps so I can say Congratulations, you got a great deal on a great amp!!!!
  10. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    I prefer solid state too, but I'd love to have a Vintage SVT for that growl so useful in hard rock. An SVT with a GK stack on either side running clean. Now that's my dream rig.
  11. Johnalex


    Jul 20, 2001
    South Carolina
    yeah and the head weighs about like 75 pounds...its is HEAVY.

    But is sounds like cream....once it gets warrmed up ..man..it is pure gold.

    john b
  12. I really dig the curly cord. Are they still made? My guitarist friends used to joke about them being a cool "effect". :D
  13. Mattski


    Jan 6, 2003
    Cleveland, OH
    I hate you as well!
  14. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    You also have the vintage cord.

    Very cool though.
  15. until.tomorrow

    until.tomorrow Guest

    May 5, 2003
    US - Milwaukee
    Do you always store the whole rig in that garage(car hold)/work shop with those nice windows in the back? Also what city in SC do you live in?

    Just curious...might pay you a visit
  16. metron


    Sep 12, 2003
    :spit: :D

    Great deal man! Congrats!
  17. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
  18. Rockbobmel

    Rockbobmel Supporting Member

    No, they're not...
  19. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Same offer for one of your Valenti's ;)
  20. +1.

    You lucky son of a gun.

    What city do you live in, I live in Greenville.

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