1983 100w JCM800 full stack question

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  1. Mitchell Pearrow

    Mitchell Pearrow Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    That’s kinda high, but if you can swing it by all means grab it, but don’t listen to me as I have a soft spot for white Marshals .
    Mitch
     
  2. 1982JCM

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    I'm in the Windsor, Ontario area. Shipping would be a BIOTCH for a half stack to SK but if you're up for a drive..............;)
     
  3. 67mike

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    Dew it now man!!!!
     
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    Never had a full stack. Three half stacks over the years. Two left. Would like to someday. But would be for aesthetics only. I'd like to hear it once in a while. But can't justify the need. But the price you're talking about I'd have to really want it bad. Have other things on my list at the moment. Or does that price include travel cases?
     
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  5. 67mike

    67mike Well-Known Member

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    So did you buy the friggin thing???????

    If you dont.....I might.......lol
     
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    scozz Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Hahaha, I think I would too! :lol:

    Not a big fan of the white tolex thing myself,.....
     
  7. Mitchell Pearrow

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  9. 1982JCM

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    No travel cases and no, I haven’t bought it. After weighing opinions here I’m Leaning towards the ‘I’ll pass’ side unless the price drops, but its been there for over a year with no price drop. I could trade my current half-stack to the shop but would obviously get FAR less than me selling it privately.

    My main concern is although its seriously pristine what might be any underlying issues with the caps or motherboard after sitting unplayed for that long. The shop checked it, and it works fine now but what about in a couple of months?
     
  10. coolidge56

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    Now that I poo-pooed on the $5k white full stack...once I decide I want a piece of gear I don't really care what it cost and have a history of overpaying. :shrug:
     
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    If it has been there that long and it os that rare to be pristine it is far overpriced. I still say perhaps 5k max CDN. Thats like $150 US. :applause:
     
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    I like my Marshall’s black.

    Like my men.
     
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  13. 67mike

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    Play it.....compare it to yours....if there isnt a bunch of hiss and crackling....could be fine.. that is a sweet amp.
     
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    Same here. If i like it and its decent deal i buy it
     
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    I may even walk away from the deal once but it's clear I'm going to fold like a cheap lawn chair. :realmad:
     
  17. scozz

    scozz Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I knew there was a good chance Mitch might scold me for that post! :fever::fingersx: :lol:
     
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  18. Mitchell Pearrow

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    You are welcome my brother.
    Thanks
     
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    If you're lookin for a museum piece, 5 grand will get you something much cooler than a workhorse in a white blanket.

    (Not dissing the mighty 2203, I love them with all my heart.)
     
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  20. scozz

    scozz Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Don't let Mitch, (@Mitchell Pearrow), hear that? :D
     

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