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What Acoustic head is this?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Rickenbassist, Apr 7, 2014.


  1. Rickenbassist

    Rickenbassist

    Jul 17, 2010
    West Greewich, RI USA
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  2. B-string

    B-string Supporting Member

    Good question. It was not from Acoustic Control Corp.
     
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  4. Rickenbassist

    Rickenbassist

    Jul 17, 2010
    West Greewich, RI USA
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    I've searched for a long time for the answer to this. Its hard to see in that video but in other videos that Acoustic logo lights up. Jun Suzuki is the only player I've seen with this amp. It sounds killer too
     
  5. FretlessMainly

    FretlessMainly

    Nov 17, 2010
    As with many things electronic and bass, Japan gets some cool oddities compared to the somewhat milquetoast offerings we get here in the U.S. Maybe it's not so odd, but it is intriguing. I had an Acoustic 150B head back in 1980-1984 that was as simple as waking up in the morning. A few large knobs, two input jacks, and a power switch (and a standby, if I recall correctly). I ran it through a Fender dual showman bass cab that cost me $50. That rig was ridiculous; no effects, just a Rickenbacker 4001, hard fingerstyle and a sound that could break glass two blocks away. Oh to be young again.
     
  6. its either a wagner era acoustic B3 or B4
     
  7. jj4001

    jj4001

    Dec 27, 2010
    Providence, RI
  8. Rickenbassist

    Rickenbassist

    Jul 17, 2010
    West Greewich, RI USA
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    I think he's since switched to an Ampeg head of some sort. Hard to say, The band went through a few equipment changes last year. In some of the pictures I find now of the past year, his head is in a rack case. the face of the amp is two toned. Dark on top and metallic on the bottom. Hard to say though since the camera moves around so much.
     
  9. Rickenbassist

    Rickenbassist

    Jul 17, 2010
    West Greewich, RI USA
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    also thanks to the guys that came up with answers, you have no idea how grateful I am
     
  10. Rickenbassist

    Rickenbassist

    Jul 17, 2010
    West Greewich, RI USA
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    What was the wattage of the B4?
     
  11. jj4001

    jj4001

    Dec 27, 2010
    Providence, RI
  12. Up the dose

    Up the dose

    Mar 10, 2013
    I had a B-3 long time ago. It looks like a B-3.
     
  13. Rickenbassist

    Rickenbassist

    Jul 17, 2010
    West Greewich, RI USA
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    I was fortunate to reach out to someone that owns the same head. He confirmed its definitely a B-4. Are they hard to find?
     
  14. diamondsplit

    diamondsplit Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2012
    N.J
    i actually found one for sale for like 200 bucks i might go for it
     
  15. fretter

    fretter

    May 24, 2012
    PA
    I used to have on of these guitar cabs. It was loud as heck and weighed a ton. It was built like a tank. I mostly used it as extra security against my front door.

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  16. I got a free B3 once, it didn't sound too bad but couldn't get loud. Keep in mind that it was non-functioning when I got it.