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Mr. Potato Amplifier

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Reno Renee, Oct 25, 2018.


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  1. Reno Renee

    Reno Renee Commercial User

    Oct 25, 2018
    Mountain Music Parlor
    Hello! Anyone ever heard of a Mr. Potato Amp? Can't find anything anywhere on it! I've opened up a small Music shop and a gal wants me to sell it for her. Needing a approximate value if anyone has any ideas. Thank you!
     
  2. bobcruz

    bobcruz

    Mar 10, 2004
    CA
  3. MattZilla

    MattZilla

    Jun 26, 2013
    CNY
    Pics of the amp?
     
  4. BogeyBass

    BogeyBass

    Sep 14, 2010
    17 bucks

    What's the best Potato for Metal

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  5. Might be a thing where some manufacturer built a generic amp and the stores put there own name on them?
     
  6. Reno Renee

    Reno Renee Commercial User

    Oct 25, 2018
    Mountain Music Parlor
    58BDFA8C-2684-4AA5-92CD-83BD24519B29. 4D27E292-32B6-44A1-9D87-7972AEDDD70B. Wow! So nice getting replys! This is my first time ever joining a forum… And I can’t believe how cool it feels! Thank you everyone! Really helps the girl out! Here’s a picture of this Mr. potato amp. The tweed is plastic, not the real deal. Measures 16” x 16”. I priced it at 40 bucks? Maybe someone will want it.
     
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  7. Thrillhouse

    Thrillhouse Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2009
    Chicago, IL
    Is it a tube amp?
     
  8. BogeyBass

    BogeyBass

    Sep 14, 2010
    Seems like a export amp. That few manufacturers have Re Branded

    It's not a Valco but similar circumstances where many company's rebranded them

    So far I've seen this amp rebranded as

    Aria Pro ATG45R
    Epiphone ATG45R
    Mr Potato ATG45R


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    Last edited: Oct 26, 2018
  9. Reno Renee

    Reno Renee Commercial User

    Oct 25, 2018
    Mountain Music Parlor
    Oh... interesting. So, maybe Japanese?!
     
  10. bass40hz

    bass40hz Cigar smoker, scotch drinker, American Patriot Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2014
    Sussex County, NJ
    no endorsements yet...Are you listening Spector, DR, GK, Line6?
    Honestly...and respectfully, I wouldn't touch it. Unless you get a real beginner or someone just looking to bring a toy home, its gonna take up shelf space for a bunch of time that you could use for something that may turn a higher profit. Just my humble opinion.
    Rock on.
     
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  11. mikewalker

    mikewalker Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2017
    Canada, Eh!
    China all the way... should be printed on the back
     
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  12. BogeyBass

    BogeyBass

    Sep 14, 2010
    I don't know point of origin

    The Epiphone model is apparently not available in the states.

    It's a practice amp, I'm sure nobody here will have positive things to say.

    But it apparently has a 10" speaker so got little more oppphhh than typical 6" or 8" models.

    The Mr Potato version has to be worth more lol. I'm wondering who would be silly enough to call their company that. The comical aspect of it is hilarious

    As shop owner id pay about 15 for it and resale be 25 to 30. My first offer at 17 was being generous lol. The aria version sold for 25 where I stole the picture from
     
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  13. Reno Renee

    Reno Renee Commercial User

    Oct 25, 2018
    Mountain Music Parlor
    T H A N K Y O U Everyone !!
     
  14. Reno Renee

    Reno Renee Commercial User

    Oct 25, 2018
    Mountain Music Parlor
    T H A N K Y O U Everyone!
     
  15. steelbed45

    steelbed45 TRemington Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2011
    Nolanville, TX
    I owned a Mr. Potato bass or two when I was stationed in Korea. That's his logo on the amp. Nice guy with a small shop. His items were budget priced with decent playability.

    As for value...see above.
     
  16. BogeyBass

    BogeyBass

    Sep 14, 2010
    The supposed retail shop that rebranded it is Korea
     
  17. PauFerro

    PauFerro

    Jun 8, 2008
    United States
    What a weird name for it. If that exterior is made of plastic, you fooled me :)
     
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  18. Callused Finger

    Callused Finger

    Feb 22, 2007
    New York
    $40 for a practice amp that works sounds like a fair deal to me.
     
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  19. higain617

    higain617

    Sep 12, 2013
    WA
    Let me speak to the head of Mr. Potato!
     
  20. Thumpin6string

    Thumpin6string Supporting Member

    Apr 25, 2013
    Redding CA
    If you search Google for ATG45R (the model number) it brings up that amp with several different names. The Epiphone above is one of them and also under the Aria Pro name as well as others. I would say not worth much.
     

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