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I need expert Peavey advice

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by 00Funk, Aug 18, 2007.

  1. 00Funk

    00Funk Banned

    Jul 17, 2006
    Dallas TX
    What amp is this ? the cab has 4 blackwidow 12's. A tube maxon compressor 400 bucks. Is this a good deal ? Im thinking on buying it for my daughter
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  2. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Isn't that a 400 head? With that photo I'd say it would go for 125.00 - 150.00. The cabinet-maybe the same? That Maxon tube compressor may be worth about a 100.00. I'd offer 350.00
  3. BillyB_from_LZ


    Sep 7, 2000
    That amp is from the mid '70s...they seem to hold up well, but their value doesn't.

    That's a guitar cab, IIRC, not a bass cabinet...especially with aluminum dome speakers. In those days, Peavey made bass cabinets with 15s and 18s, not 10s or 12s...certainly not 12s anyway.

    I think $400 for that rig is too much...

    Search www.musicgoround.com They seem to always have old Peavey stuff in their stores and would give you something to compare to.

    a Peavey Bass head (albeit in less clean condition)


    a Peavey 2x15 bass cabinet from the same era


    a similar Peavey 4x12 cabinet

  4. BillyB_from_LZ


    Sep 7, 2000
    I believe that amp is rated 200 watts into 2 ohms so at 4 ohms (which the cabinet would be if the speakers are original) it'll be less...maybe 125 watts (?). It does have distortion and fuzz on the fancy channel (along with a six band graphic (with rotary controls)).

    I wanted one of those amps in the worst way when I was in High School...

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