For Sale Tyler Flip Top Price Reduced / Local Sale Only

Discussion in 'For Sale: Amps, Preamps, and Cabinets' started by kimmyt, Apr 21, 2019.


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  1. kimmyt

    kimmyt Supporting Member

    Sep 8, 2009
    Gilroy, CA
    Price:
    1600.00
    Location:
    California
    I am the original owner, bought November 2017. Have only used it in my living room with my upright bass. Just doesn't get enough use so letting her go. Awesome awesome setup and plenty of all tube power. Also have an Ampeg cover I will include. It is pristine as I received it. Price lowered due to local pickup only. $1500.00
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  2. I’m sure it would help if you posted all the details on this little gem.
     
  3. Leo Smith

    Leo Smith Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2009
  4. Brad Maestas

    Brad Maestas Sono est omnia Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 26, 2003
    Petaluma, CA, USA
    Luthier and Instrument Tech at Kala Brand Music Co.
    Oh man this thing is sweet! If I had more room and didn't already have a vintage B-15N I'd be all over this.

    GLWTS!
     
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  5. I almost bought one of these a couple years back. Wish I needed one...I’d jump all over it! GLWTS!!
     
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  6. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Fusion Cats Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
    That's a box of awesome right there, and right in my neighborhood.
    I have not the space or money for it... pity.
    GLWTS!
     
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  7. sharpbass

    sharpbass

    Oct 4, 2011
    I had a Tyler a while ago. I wish I'd never sold it. Awesome amps. The new owner will be in heaven. GLWTS.
     
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  8. Chateauabovall

    Chateauabovall

    Jul 17, 2009
    Hi,
    I've been struggling to get some more info about these but did not find much. Could you inform about the weight and send some pix of the wiring? That'a very nice piece of gear you have here. Thanks
     
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  9. Chateauabovall

    Chateauabovall

    Jul 17, 2009
    Got an answer directly from Tyler if it may help:
    The amp weighs about 45 lbs
    21” high
    21” wide
    15” deep
    This is in the closed position.
    50 watts
    2 6L6 power tubes
    3 12ax7 preamps
    Tube rectifier
    15” speaker
    Based of an original Marshall super bass circuit.
     
  10. 31HZ

    31HZ Supporting Member

    Wow, that looks super cool.
     
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  11. cs1422

    cs1422

    Aug 14, 2018
    Would be very interested if offered shipping to Nashville TN
     
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  12. speyer

    speyer Supporting Member

    Shipping to my doorstep would be very interesting indeed! :D
     
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  13. A picture is worth a 1000 words...
     
  14. I went to his website and found it to be lacking. "All show and no go" a few glossy pics and zero info. A one line description with no specs, nada. I'll admit it looks very nice.
     
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  15. SJLee

    SJLee Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2007
    NoVA
    See post #9.
     
  16. kimmyt

    kimmyt Supporting Member

    Sep 8, 2009
    Gilroy, CA
    Sounds awesome as well
     
  17. I fully believe this is a very good amp. And yes I read post #9. My point is simply in this day and age it takes very little effort and money to put together a very professional Looking and informative website. Including technical information on his builds. Materials, transformer manufacture, Demonstration Videos, amp, cab, Tolex, grill cloth, options etc. Possibly it’s unfinished, possibly he’s an “artist” and takes little interest in such things. Perhaps he’s independently wealthy and does this for fun. I don’t know. Maybe it’s just me, call me too curious and cranky.
     
  18. SJLee

    SJLee Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2007
    NoVA
    Those are reasonable suggestions and ones potential customers could benefit from. However, he could be just one guy doing everything and hasn’t had the time to get his site fully together. He’s probably in his shop making amps, making sure his supply chain is good, and trying to keep up with his orders.

    I think what Chateauabovall did in calling could be the best thing in finding more information. Give him a call.
     
  19. You’re missing the point. I’m not his customer, if I were, and had enough interest, I would have called. Just as I have called Duke Lejune and Mike Arnopol about their boutique cabs. however many professionals with money to spend look at this, for example and think, “if he can’t finish building a website........... I’ve said enough. And I only hope talking about his amps might generate more business. I really wish everyone the best, especially now.
    I don’t have an interest in lugging a beautiful tube bass amp around anymore than I have to.
    When I do have the urge I have a pristine Sunn 200S and a second clone of same built around 70’, etc. (here’s a pic of my Polaris 200S clone) and I’m outta here.
     

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  20. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Gatineau QC CA
    Very nice amp... GLWTS :thumbsup:
     
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