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Discontinued Amps

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Warr Tapper, Dec 5, 2006.

  1. Warr Tapper

    Warr Tapper Banned

    Sep 17, 2006
    What "no longer in production" amps and cabs do you all wish would return to the bass community?
  2. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    The Trace Elliot V series of tube heads. Especially the V8! :bassist:
  3. +1
  4. pbass2go


    Dec 19, 2004
    Apple Valley, MN
    Pearce BC-1

    Loved that pre-amp!
  5. ThumbyAche

    ThumbyAche Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2005
    Pacific NW
    Trace V-type for sure and Eden VT series (the one with demeter preamp in it).
  6. MrBonex


    Jan 2, 2004
    New Hampshire
    Trace Elliot V-types (all of 'em) -- V4, 6, 8, and the hybrids V300H, V600H.

    I would hope the TE would put the hybrids in a smaller box 'cause they certainly don't need to be so big.
  7. ibz


    Apr 14, 2005
    Columbus, OH
    Heck, bring all that Trace tube goodness back!
  8. the_home

    the_home Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 14, 2005
    Pensacola, FL
    It would be great if the new Matchless company would reissue the old Matchless bass amps (Thunderchief and Thunderman). Then I wouldn't be so paranoid to take my Thunderman out of the studio.
  9. TE V-type tube amps and the Quadra and Hexas

    Ampeg SVT-II's

    Berg NV610s, and made availible in the UK more easily !
  10. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Vox T-60. Love that little combo.
  11. silky smoove

    silky smoove Supporting Member

    May 19, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    Its not an amp, but the Rane DC24 dynamics controllers were awesome. I just scored one from greenboy here on TB, and man... I still can't figure out why on earth they discontinued them.
  12. danomite64


    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    The original Musicman hybrid heads were awesome.
  13. Crockettnj


    Sep 2, 2005
    North NJ
    I am pretty fond of the AMP420/Gibson 440 amps. Especially the gibson, being a little lighter on the arms.

    I know, the Tfunk is the incarnation. Perhaps, but the extra tweeks and semicustom nature result in a 100+% increase in price.

    NO experience with the Trace gear, but it seems to have QUITE a following.
  14. Wesley R

    Wesley R Gold Supporting Member

    a 2x15 combo. That crazy Vox with 18" speakers, Sunn 200S, Ampeg B15S, Ampeg BT140.

    Best of Luck,
    Wesley R.
  15. bmc


    Nov 15, 2003
    Sunn Model T
  16. Mesa/Boogie D-180. Even though I(finally:hyper: ) have one, I'd love to have a brand-spankin' new one. Maybe throw in a usable onboard DI. :D
  17. i think it would be cool to see the Berg NV series back in production.

  18. my brother bought this amp last year, nice amp!
  19. MotorTed


    Apr 16, 2006
    CT, USA
  20. Acoustics bass amps

    I want a 370 stack.

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