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Peavey Classic 400... rumor???

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Keeaumoku, Feb 6, 2006.

  1. Keeaumoku


    Dec 29, 2004
    Today I fired-off an email to Peavey over there in Meridian, Mississippi. I had an impedance question regarding my Delta Blues 30-watt 'little guitar' amp. Gotta love 'dem folks over there at Peavey... I got a response in less than 15 minutes, and the guy, Leon, answered my question well enough for my simple mind to understand! :confused:

    So... in my message I casually mentioned how I wish they would re-issue the Classic 400 all-tube bass head. I said how I was always looking on Ebay for someone to give one up, but never seem to see one. In Leon's response, he suggested I check with Musician's Friend, as he said that Peavey found a bunch of leftovers in there warehouse, and MF bought them all. Well, you know I'm gonna do just that, but I certainly didn't see any on MF's website.

    I then replied back to Leon, and I told him no more Classic 400's there. I further offered my opinion that Peavey should consider a re-issue with the 400, as there seems to be a rejuvinated interest in all-tube bass heads among bass players. So the man responds back, and this is a quote, cut & pasted right here from my email:

    I do think that we are planning a tube Bass amp in the near future...They may introduce one at Summer NAMM in June...

    Thanks again,

    So.... how 'bout 'dem apples??? :D
  2. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    Fremont, Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    It's been hinted at elsewhere here on TB, and I, for one, hope that this rumor has some truth behind it! :)
  3. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
  4. Keeaumoku


    Dec 29, 2004
    Yeah! I looked at those on their website just before I sent my email regarding my Delta Blues. I think those cabinets look great!
  5. Subscribing...

    BbbyBld...any info...a little hint perhaps?! :D
  6. BbbyBld


    Oct 13, 2005
    Meridian, MS

  7. You're a sneaky one!
  8. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
  9. Let's hope it's true.
  10. Bassic83


    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
  11. lame(B)ass


    Jun 18, 2004
    Wow......comeback of tubes?

    New Genz Benz full tube amp, new Diezel full tube amp, new Peavey Tube Amp....and there was aslo another one in the making...Jackson?
  12. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    So did Peavey release a tube bass head since this thread? Yes it is old look at the previous post date
  13. JimmyM


    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
  14. Yes. As Jimmy said, the VB-2, which is the amp I reccomended in your other thread.
  15. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    There's one up for sale on ebay right now unless somebody's snapped it up.
  16. My review on it is here. The one on ebay is priced HIGHER than new. IIRC, he wants $950 plus shipping for an amp that everyone else sells for $899 new.
  17. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    Yeah, but he has a best offer option. Maybe somebody can score it a lot cheaper...right!
  18. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    so the VB2 has alot lower power than the classic 400?
  19. JonathanD


    Dec 13, 2006
    Atlanta, GA
    No, he seem set. I offered $95 to jest with him and he and I talked and he gotten taken and paid more than that" :(
  20. JimmyM


    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Yeah, 175w less.