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My new amp: Trace Elliot V-Type 300H! + PICS!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Darell, Aug 18, 2005.

  1. Darell


    Mar 29, 2005
    The Netherlands
    hell yeah got it today :hyper: I must say it's a really great amp! I really dig the tone. Can't wait to gig with it. :bassist:
    Got it for 425 dollar

    Here are some pics:



  2. cheezewiz

    cheezewiz Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2002
  3. 43% burnt

    43% burnt an actor who wants to run the whole show

    May 4, 2004
    Bridgeport, CT
    Sweet! Nice score. :bassist:
  4. niiiice :)
  5. Aj*


    Jun 14, 2005
    West Yorkshire, UK
    Nice, they're great value at the prices they're changing hands at now.
  6. el_Kabong


    Jul 11, 2005
    Very nice! I had one a while back and the only thing I found to watch out for was heat, they don't like it. Mine shut down a couple of times at gigs before I added a second fan, so one was blowing cool air into the amp while the other was pulling the hot air out. No more problems after that. Actually, no other problems at all, very reliable.
  7. popinfresh


    Dec 23, 2004
    Melbourne, Aus
    Very nice amp! You enjoy that one, ya here! ;)

    BTW - Seens that some TE guys will look at this.. What's the V8 usually go for over in the states when they pop up used?

  8. What i want to know, is how you scored a V8 in Australia Popin' !! must have either been really expensive, or a really great score! :bassist: I have been looking everywhere for a Trace head.


    Nov 24, 2001
    New York,NY
    ...a V-8 is worth as much as someone is willing to spend...


    PS: Why the concern?
  10. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    It's a shame as a lot of people really overlook the V-type hybrid heads. As you have found out, they are excellent heads. I bet it is loud and sweet. Rock on :bassist: Trace brother for now you are a part of Team Green! :p
  11. Darell


    Mar 29, 2005
    The Netherlands
    Here are some new pics:




    I just replaced the pre-amp tubes with a pair of JJ 12ax7 tubes. The sound really improved IMO! I can get a much better overdrive out of the amp now :hyper:
  12. kringle77

    kringle77 Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2004
    Massena NY
    Looks cool as hell! I've always wanted to try one of those.