Eden Amplifiers - Durability?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ErikP.Bass, Nov 29, 2005.

  1. ErikP.Bass

    ErikP.Bass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2004
    These are from an eBay auction I found......may or may not be true but humorous nonetheless.

    "Overall, the World Tour Amplifiers are designed to be rock solid, reliable and simple to use and repair, while delivering killer tone and years of trouble free service......."

    "Here's a great example: This amp came in for repair last week with the knobs melted to the front panel and the output jacks melted down. It was the sole survivor of a home studio house fire. The guitars burned away to ash. Even after being burned in a full building fire and having additional water damage, this WT800 still works perfectly to full specifications. The owner was still gigging with the amp a couple months after the fire due to having to deal with the cost of the fire. He wanted us to spruce up the unit and get it looking good again."
  2. ErikP.Bass

    ErikP.Bass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2004
    "Sent in for repair, this bad puppy fell off a semi and was then run over by it. Other than a few broken knobs, it worked perfectly. Ironically, the model is The Highwayman!"


    Please note : I am not trying to poke fun at others misfortune in any way. I own an Eden amplifier which I am grateful has avoided either of these fates. :D
  3. Crockettnj


    Sep 2, 2005
    North NJ
    hell, mine handles my sub par bass playing. they must be good!
  4. gfab333


    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Accidentally dropped my wt-550 upside down on a concrete floor. The shock of the impact caused the preamp tube to pop out of its socket. I thought that it would need to be taken to the repair shop for sure.

    Believe it or not, I placed the tube back into its socket, turned the amp on, and it worked just fine. no problems ever since.

    :hyper: :bassist: :hyper:
  5. BigMikeW

    BigMikeW Banned

    May 25, 2005
    Nashville, TN.
    Banned by TB Administration for refusal to account for funds

    Those are from Eden's website. True stuff. Eden is built like a tank.
  6. I had a WT-800 for about six years and it NEVER gave me any problems, I probably used it at least three times a week during those six years too. The only drag with the older WT's was the min. impedence when bridged, but they (Eden) finally fixed that.
  7. The place where we rehearse has a WT-400 that survived a fire as well. It still works perfectly, but you can still smell wood smoke when the fan kicks in...... :p
  8. +1 Used a WT400+ for years... just pushed the heck out of it... never a problem.
  9. coldtrain


    Aug 19, 2004
    Middleburg, VA
    I used a WT-300 for about 7 years, dropped it more than once, no issues whatsoever, totally solid.
  10. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    This is pretty much one of the things that led me to buy a WT800B when they came out. So far it has operated flawlessly.
    That, and it sounds pretty damn good;)