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New Mesa/Boogie D-180 for me!!!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by junglebike, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. junglebike


    Feb 14, 2003
    San Diego, CA
    Just scored this on e-bay! What a price!

    Mesa D180


    I'll be using it to push my NV610. I think it'll sound killer. Anyone know a good amp tech in San Diego?
  2. N*Joy


    Nov 30, 2002
    Birmingham, UK
    Nice! I had one a while back but never gave it the love it deserved (new tubes and a service) before selling it on. Paid a hundred or so more than that too!
  3. Hurley


    Feb 12, 2004
    Cape Cod, MA
    I almost bid on that. Actually, I had asked the guy to sell it separately last year when he was selling it with the cab.

    You got an excellent deal. Congrats on the purchase. :)
  4. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Holy crap. That's an awesome deal - I usually see those go for over $600.

    One of those will be mine one day - I'm want one with the EQ option, though.
  5. junglebike


    Feb 14, 2003
    San Diego, CA
    Yeah -- pretty stoked. I think it'll sound killer with my fretless 6! I like the lack of EQ. Simpler tone path, and I've got plenty of EQ on my bass. Less time futzing around with the amp -- that's why I sold my EA Iamp800.

    Anyone know if the DI is any good on this thing?
  6. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    cool beans

    the EQ is fun (esp. with a footswitch ;) )

    btw...don't tell any g**tarist friends about it :ninja: .
    Word is, they covet these things for the insanely
    meaty crunch of plugging into ch 1, cascading into
    ch 2, etc.
  7. Tx2wheeler


    Feb 9, 2005
    Fort Worth
  8. Rodent

    Rodent A Killer Pickup Line™ Commercial User

    Dec 20, 2004
    Upper Left Corner (Seattle)
    Player-Builder-Founder: Honey Badger Pickups & Regenerate Guitar Works
    I had one I ordered direct from MB when they first came out way back when. Foolishly I sold it in the early 90's in my quest for a more modern sound and deeper bottom. :crying: I had mine in a MB rack, and paired it with the 215 RoadReady cabinet. What a pain to haul up to the second floor ballroom!


    p.s. yes, chaining channel 1 & 2 will produce an insane amount of overdirve