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Discussion in 'Let's Talk Vintage' started by Nevertooloud, Apr 28, 2020.
I should also add that a friend of a friend sold one of these to EVH.
yes he does have a 350w head. i have seen it in a rig rundown video. his whole amp set up is absolutely out of control! he aint playin around. it is a very serious set up. his tech does his foot pedals for him mostly. so he has to sit there and listen and when the need comes he has to stomp the right pedal. his tech earns his pay!
I had a friend in a death metal band who had one of these amps. It had both a Super Lead preamp and a Master Volume preamp. I think he showed me how you could configure both channels in very creative ways. I was taken to their rehearsal space, where I got to jam through the amp in a big room with a drummer after-hours. It was the first time I experienced that awesome, controllable, singing, 'harmonic feedback' that Marshall is famous for. I later had a chance to purchase this amp when my friend left town. I kick myself for not picking it up, but was poor back in those days- lol. This is not a 'death metal' amp. It's an awesome classic Marshall heritage sound.
Cool! Would you elaborate a bit on the amp, tone, versatility, weight, portability,....Ahh,...ok,...forget thst last one! I’ve got a question for you now if you don’t mind,...
I notice there isn’t a top carrying handle on this beast, only recessed side handles,...so how does one person carry one of these?
A wheely cart?
Maybe the answer is,..they don’t! Lol!
Oh and pics of course,...even some more sound cops if possible.
Thanks for posting here!
Great idea @Dogs of Doom! This too, ^ if you don’t mind.
Thanks for any effort
It’s a fairly easy two handed lift!
I can’t do all the other requests though - the amp is in storage and inaccessible right now, but inside is pretty unexciting anyway!
I almost bought the bass version back around 20 years ago ,but a couple SVTs popped up and that was that ....
Their collection in that London warehouse is amazing. I talked to their tech when I was at the Marshall plant. He said Malcolms favorite amp "looked like a cough on the scope!"
I know back in the early `90's they had some Canadian amps called "Wizzard" built. A friend of mine was the sales rep...