Let’s see those vintage amps

Uke

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All the above pics of Ampegs reawakens my regret over selling my late 60s B-15. Young people (I was one then) should not be allowed to sell anything until they are at least 50.
 

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Here is my late 60s 16w SANOView attachment 33386
Cool Sano! I have it’s slightly newer cousin, an early 70s Sano 160R. I absolutely love it! It’s my go-to for most things. I also have a 1966 Fender Bassman head and 2x12 cab that I also love. I don’t have a picture of that one handy, though. Here’s the Sano with my X-500.
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Here's a few from the photo archive....

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1955 Gibson GA-20 (top) 1948 Gibson GA-30 (left) 1947 Gibson GA-25 (right)

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1969 Fender Princeton Amp 1932 Epiphone Broadway
That amp and this guitar with the DeArmond are time travelers.

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1955 Guild Masteramp 1953 Guild X-100

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1958 Guild 66J 1960 T-50
 

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Well, in my insanity, I now have this:

And in my insanity I got this - a Hagström PA-set - mixer - spring reverb unit - amp - space for tape-delay unit - all packed in that traditional light blue Hagström casing - paid 50€ including delivery - and the guy left after buying 500€ worth of stuff from me.

I consider that a win-situation. The new piece occupies less space plus I have 450€ more money 😂

I have not tested it yet - but all parts are there except for two knobs - and all I really was interested in is the reverb unit.

One of these weeks I'm going to fire it up and see & hear what's up.

I shall make some more pics, too - this one is from the seller.


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Nice!
Transitional head or just new cab?


It's a Mutt. Actually a '68 drip-edge black-line (BF transition) AB-165. I re-tolexed the cab in blonde, added the wheat grill cloth and the vintage badge, and converted the hum-balance back to the BF bias circuit.

The amp was all original inside, even had all the factory electrolytics. In order the keep the amp looking factory fresh, I re-stuffed the factory caps with new ones.

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It's a Mutt. Actually a '68 drip-edge black-line (BF transition) AB-165. I re-tolexed the cab in blonde, added the wheat grill cloth and the vintage badge, and converted the hum-balance back to the BF bias circuit.

The amp was all original inside, even had all the factory electrolytics. In order the keep the amp looking factory fresh, I re-stuffed the factory caps with new ones.

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Nicely done!
 

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It's a super rare amp...for a reason. It totally abuses the 6BQ5 tubes. No idea what Leo was thinking.

"EL84" is the British name for the American 6BQ5. Nobody in the US called them EL84s until the AC30 became trendy again in the 90's
 
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