NAD: Verellen Meatflip

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Substandard, Aug 17, 2017.


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  1. Substandard

    Substandard Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2009
    Seattle
    It's finally here!

    Verellen Meatflip
    100w
    Eminence 15" neodymium
    variable midboost
    Jensen DI with switchable speaker bypass
    Fliptop

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  2. Thrillhouse

    Thrillhouse

    Jan 21, 2009
    Chicago, IL
    Pretty sweet looking. Does that cab have casters by any chance (or maybe the option to add them)?
     
  3. My god, man!

    I have to know how much something like that costs so I can spend the next year saving up for it!?
     
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  4. Racermech

    Racermech

    Apr 10, 2007
    That is awesome...
     
  5. Substandard

    Substandard Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2009
    Seattle
    It has casters on it. The roll great and are super stable. I was worried it would be top heavy when rolling it what with the lightweight speaker but it's not.

    The whole thing is easily lifted by one person and fits no problem in the back seat of my camry with room to spare.

    I think Ben's gonna be putting out more information tomorrow but he gave me the thumbs up to show it off a bit. We've been working at this for several months tweaking the design to get the best sound. This thing is beastly with a huge variety of tone available. The mid boost really lets the OD channel growl.

    Also the normal toggles that the meatsmoke has are push/pull pots on this.
     
  6. monsterthompson

    monsterthompson The Eighth Note Wonder Of The World Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2008
    Hollywood
    Nice
     
  7. electricity17

    electricity17

    May 22, 2012
    very nice!
     
  8. Haans

    Haans Altruistic nihilist Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2005
    Bergen, Norway
    Infinitely nice.
     
  9. B-line

    B-line Inactive

    That is seriously one of the nicest bass amps I have seen in a loong time!
    What a fabulous idea, recreating a Flip-top with this builder's style & technology.

    The cabinet looks amazing.
    Can you give some specs about the tube array?
    Man, that is so cool.
     
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  10. sweet baby jesus, it's a beauty! drooldrooldrool
     
  11. donahue

    donahue Supporting Member

    Jun 10, 2015
    Oregon
    Amazing!!!
     
  12. husky123

    husky123 Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 6, 2006
    Leesburg, VA
    Product Specialist and Artist Relations for Bergantino Audio Systems
    Oh. My. Goodness. This gives me a serious case of GAS. Any details you can provide (price, availability, options, tone)?
     
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  13. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    Wow! Subscribed!
     
  14. Dr. Keebs

    Dr. Keebs Bassmaster General

    Jan 9, 2016
    Montana
    Oh, honey.. That is attractive..
     
  15. SactoBass

    SactoBass A retired civil engineer who likes all-tube amps! Supporting Member

    Jul 8, 2009
    Lake Havasu City, AZ
    Me likey da Meatflip!
     
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  16. cavemanbass

    cavemanbass

    Nov 5, 2010
    Whoa Nellie! Gorgeous! I want one...

    Also interested to know about the power amp section....
     
  17. B-line

    B-line Inactive

    HEY OP!!!

    Stop playing thru that insanely beautiful rig & answer some questions!!:roflmao:
     
  18. Oh my!! Congratulations!
     
  19. BadExample

    BadExample

    Jan 21, 2016
    Injiana
    Looks to die for :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup: Three thumbs up! Oops, wood-shop, only two left now :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  20. Substandard

    Substandard Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2009
    Seattle
    I'm glad you all like it as much as I do.

    The tube array is in line with the standard meatsmoke but dialled back for the 100w.

    The eq stack it's also the traditional meatsmoke. Where this diverges is the mid boost on the OD channel, the Jensen DI, the kill switch that cuts the speaker but keeps the DI active.

    The tube cage and badge and stuff are all one off.

    This represents several months of experimenting. :)
     
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