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Risk of buying old preamp / amp

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Jani_sl0, Aug 22, 2005.

  1. Jani_sl0


    Jul 21, 2005
    Europe, Slovenia
    I was thinking of buying used 10 years old Ebs 1v2 preamp. Is there any risk of buying old preamp? (like electronic part ageing..)
  2. Pickebass

    Pickebass Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2004
    San Antonio, TX
    There shouldn't be much risk if the unit wasn't abused. I purchase used equipment all the time. The savings is usually worth it, if you need small repairs. If there is a problem with the circuit board. You're screwed. Expect to replace tubes and give it a good internal cleaning and it should be ok.