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How many classic amps are still being used?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bluemystic01, Mar 29, 2009.


  1. bluemystic01

    bluemystic01

    Sep 13, 2008
    I currently play on the only bass amp I have. It is an AC 50 VOX amp. It was made by Jennings in England. I still love the sound this old dinosaur amp and crate produce. It still rattles the house.
     
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Classic amps you say? :hyper:

    64 and 77 B-15N's, 69 SVT for me. I use them all the time on gigs. Bet your Vox kills!
     
  3. seamonkey

    seamonkey

    Aug 6, 2004
    :bag:
    Maybe you can contact the Jennings historical society, they may let you pull in a parade behind the old cars - aaarrruuugaahhh, Boing boing. :bag:
     
  4. Interceptor

    Interceptor

    Mar 29, 2005
    Madison, WI
    1972 Bassman is what I use for practice and gigs. It is the only amplifier I own right now.
     
  5. '76 Sunn Concert Bass
    '75 Sunn Concert Slave

    Was using an old 70's Earth Sound Research amp for a while too, until it tried starting on fire :mad:

    Hopefully getting another Concert Slave soon.
     
  6. hrgiger

    hrgiger

    Jan 11, 2009
    That's what they get for trying to rip off Peavey! :spit:
     
  7. WoodyJ

    WoodyJ Supporting Member

    Jul 29, 2008
    Atlanta, GA
    '61 and '67 Fender Dual Showmans
     
  8. svenbass

    svenbass

    Dec 12, 2002
    Boston
    '68 Dual Showman + Kustom 2 x 15 + Fender bass =:hyper:
     
  9. Maybe so. I've always heard bad things about the reliability of Earth stuff. Shame too because the amp sounds pretty damn good, although I was only using it as a slave.

    It actually belongs to my drummer. He got it with a matching Earth 2x15 (one of those shallow ones). The cab is great and sounds awesome, but the amp started on fire once before (resistor), and since I was using it when it happened, we went half on the 100 dollar repair. Fast forward a few months and the same thing is happening but with some other part of the power amp burning this time. So, it's time for me to get a second Concert Slave. :)
     
  10. Etingi

    Etingi

    Nov 3, 2007
    I use a 1975 B-15N.
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Sunn

    Sunn

    Nov 9, 2008
    Los Angeles
    I use a 1972 Sunn 190B with the SS rectifier.
    I actually use Sylvania 6550s in there from the same era too!!
    I am going to save the Sylvanias and get some EH 6550s soon though!
     

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