Hi. I'm a newb here. I got lucky and bought a Trace Elliot V8 yesterday. I've just got a few questions for any experts that might be around: The last 3 numbers in the serial number are 301 i'm guessing it means the amp was made in 2001? The "V8" logo is an oval shape on mine whilst all pictures of the ones I see on the internet have a rectangular one. Any significance to this? I saw a thread about the V6 here and it mentioned the cow hide covering. Mine has this is that significant or any story to it? Basically I'm just trying to learn a bit more about this amp. If anyone has anything else to add about them or any tips to do with them I'd love to hear them. Thanks.