And while we're at it the new Ampeg amps have almost nothing in common with the old ones. Also, almost any single button channel change switch from Morley, or another company, will work. Also, keep in mind that it is the 1x12 version, so it is the least valuable of the two combos. Often it's just because the tubes are old, tired, original or the speaker is very inefficient, but that can't explain it all, because i've replaced and upgraded said components and the volume still isn't there. Jumper channels if you want. I have one of the 1x12 reissues. He also told me the light seamed cone kits are getting very hard to find and even he did not have access to one at the time.
I also had a brownface Princeton that had the nicest trem of them all. One with what looks like a loop, and one that doesn't. But damn, that sound - - -. Out west, though, it was Fender territory. Carts, casters, logos sold separately. I recall that sounding great. We cannot declare anything as a gift or for a lesser value.
We listen, we learn and if we misstep we are not afraid to do the right thing. If I were looking for another, I'd definitely be looking for one with Ampeg's spring reverb. That would still have that killer spring reverb, but less weight. Any thoughts on what to check out? Its one of the best amps I have ever owned and i know anyone who takes it home will be happy. Always a talking point at gigs, eagle eyed guitarists would always come up and ask about it. Or do you really know everything there is to know about everything? So does the Reverberocket, for that matter. Neither the old ones or the newer ones remind me of a Bassman in any way other than that they are both guitar amps.
Choose model,cabinet type and speaker below. In fact I have always liked the Ampeg style reverb better. One look at the control panel helps figure that out as well. Pushed hard, they are great rock and blues amps. We do our best to describe all items with honesty and accuracy but to be sure, please contact us with any questions or concerns prior to bidding or buying. But there were three models.
I don't know for certain, because I can no longer recall the exact amp, but, that night, Chuck Wayne came to sit in, and may have plugged into the Ampeg Jet second input. Really, you should read the whole thread. There was one amp, however — and again, this is a Fischer-certified tip — that fell through the cracks. I just gigged with it this morning, outside with electric bass and drums, and had plenty of headroom to spare. I've had a few Echo Twins and Super Echo Twins.
Ampeg's 35 watts are probably the same as Fender's 40 watts - Ampeg always under-rated their amps. It is the 1x12 Combo. Up for sale is an Ampeg R-12R Reverberocket reissue tube combo amp in good cosmetic condition. Great amp, but I just don't use it enough. I'd check E-Bay completed auctions to help find a value. So, two guitars through that little amp.
© 2006-2016 All rights reserved. I didn't see Fenders much, but that may have been partly because they were more expensive, iirc. They seem to go for good prices too. Hence why people call them Crate era. I played a couple Ampeg reissues last summer. Never gigged with the Gem as it was to large to get in my backseat or trunk. Bought one new, and has been my only bass amp since.
That amp would be a great indie-rock machine. While it may not compare to an old Ampeg it does have that Ampeg sound, beautiful clean sound and amazing reverb. Tremolo, reverb, and one tone knob. Hand-wired and assembled in the U. One sounded like it had a blown speaker though. Publisher does not accept liability for incorrect spelling, printing errors including prices , incorrect manufacturer's specifications or changes, or grammatical inaccuracies in any product included in the Musician's Friend catalog or website.
If more people actually knew how close they got to a 5 grand '59 Bassman , they'd be worth way more than 750 dollars. Gemini series 1x12,2x10,1x15 and 4x10. Louis Music the build quality is better than on most Crates I have seen. That may be true - although 'cooler' and 'sound better' are pretty subjective. This vintage 1x12 Ampeg tube combo is an exceptional guitar amp with detailed clean tones and the warmth and responsiveness that only comes from an efficient high wattage alnico speaker. Oxidation is speeded up by heat, which amplifiers generate. Better tone controls at the expense of tremolo.