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Mint Trace Elliot V-Type Tube Preamp -- like F-1X

Discussion in 'For Sale: Amps, Preamps, and Cabinets' started by Dr. PhunkyPants, Nov 24, 2005.


  1. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    USA
    Mint Trace Elliot V-Type Tube Bass Preamp. Based on the Fender Showman tone stack found in the classic Alembic F-1X, this unit goes one better, adding separate 'gain' and 'mid shift' controls. Completely mint, no issues whatsoever--these units sound great and are really rare!

    Comes with a pair of brand new Tesla JJ 12Ax7's installed.

    Price Drop: $275 shipped to the lower 48.
     

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  3. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    USA
    Will consider trades for small, high-quality cabs.

    Still available.
     
  4. Juniorkimbrough

    Juniorkimbrough

    Mar 22, 2005
    Mississippi / Memphis, TN
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses
    what type of tubes does it have in it and how would you describe the tone capabilities of it?

    I"ve been looking high and low for a tube preamp for a decent price and this seems to fit the bill.
     
  5. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    USA
    Very warm, rich mids, you can get a very fat sounding 'old school' tone by boosting the bass and lowering the treble. The only thing it really won't do is 'high-fi SWR-type' tone. I should note that it is also EXTREMELY quiet for a tube preamp--about half the signal/noise ratio of my Eden Navigator.

    The tubes I installed were Tesla JJ's, which folks around TB will tell you is a solid choice for bass applications.
     
  6. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    USA
    Bump and a BIG price drop. I need to move it, move it.
     
  7. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Could I trouble you for a full picture of the front panel?
     
  8. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    USA
    Oh hold, pending payment from Nate.

    Per your request, here's an "eh" picture of the front. I need a new camera!
     

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  9. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Dibs if it falls through.
     
  10. msquared

    msquared

    Sep 19, 2004
    Kansas City
    Dibs if it falls through twice!
     
  11. Dr. PhunkyPants

    Dr. PhunkyPants Guest

    Aug 11, 2002
    USA
    SOLD to Natrab.