Check this out: A *1997* JCM 800 2203

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  1. Adrian R

    Adrian R Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    They must of had the correct speced transformers of that era too. The problem with the 2203X is cheaper transformers..hence the hum reducing control pot...of which blows up..
     
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    Drinkingdeath01 Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I just looked again and yeah, it's gone. I'll keep an eye out for you in case it shows up again.
     
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    I sold my '84 2204 for less than 350 Euro (calculated from Belgian Frank) in 1998. My 2203 went for a bit more. And that first guy complained afterwards that the tubes were not fresh... Go figure..
    Damn, I should have kept the 2203. I have seen my amp reappear on 2 occasions with two different bands on stage (I recognize it from a mile away because of some leftover traces where I assembled a TC Electronic parametric eq to it.
     
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    I used to shop at Guitar center in 1980 they had been around for a while then they may have been around since the '60s I don't know but like I said I started in 1980 and used to shop their exclusively obviously they didn't have the internet or anything then
     
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    Harlequin tusk Well-Known Member

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    Hi Adrian,

    Here are some pics of my amps internals. IMG_6475 copy.jpg IMG_6476 copy.jpg IMG_6477 copy.jpg IMG_6478 copy.jpg IMG_6479 copy.jpg IMG_6481 copy.jpg IMG_6480 copy.jpg IMG_6479 copy.jpg IMG_6478 copy.jpg
     
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    Harlequin tusk Well-Known Member

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    Is there something wrong with one of the caps? In the 4th pic there is a couple of creases on the top??
     

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