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The Mighty Snake Skin !.......Put it back to original ?

Discussion in 'Marshall Amps' started by Kelia, Feb 14, 2021.

  1. Kelia

    Kelia Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys , bought a nice B cab with this Snake skin cloth ,
    want to put it back to original but the more I look at it and the more I think it looks nasty ,
    what do you think , stays or goes ?


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  2. anitoli

    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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  3. junk notes

    junk notes Well-Known Member

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    I think YJM has the matching boot?
     
  4. CraigerSS

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    Stays! F'n Sweet!
     
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  5. Neptical

    Neptical Well-Known Member

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    That's a big no for me.:facepalm:


    Unless you have the matching spandex pants
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    Sapient   Silver Supporting Member Platinum Supporting Member

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    Hard call. It's nicely done and unique like it is. More exciting, I'd say too. It will look nice if you change it but maybe a little mundanely typical by comparison.

    If you have a small or even larger collection I'd certainly keep that one like it is.

    Congrats. It does look bad-ass as is.

    Also, it has more of a "real" creepy look than a superficial '80's trendy look if that helps.
     
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    solarburnDSL50 Well-Known Member Platinum Supporting Member

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    Old Punker Well-Known Member

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    They'll never be using me to make their amplifiers!!

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  9. South Park

    South Park Well-Known Member

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    The head shell needs to match it
     
  10. JeffMcLeod

    JeffMcLeod Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    That's what I was just doing to say.

    I would keep it, but only if you (will) have a head to match it.
     
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    Drinkingdeath01 Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Keep it. Looks good.
     
  12. marshallmellowed

    marshallmellowed Well-Known Member

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    IOSEPHVS Well-Known Member

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    Can you do it? Yes.
    Should you do it? No.
     
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    mad5066 Well-Known Member

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    fitz288 Well, Known Member Silver Supporting Member

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    I concur, add the skin to the head front panel = Bad-ass.
     
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    Gunner64 Emotional Support Animal Gold Supporting Member

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    If you decimate the front of that amp to match that cab someone needs to find you, and leave a flaming bag of dog shit on your stoop just on general principle.:D

    You might as well hang some naked lady mudflaps off it and install some neon too.:applause:

    I agree, fugly. I'm not a fan. can you tell? If it was mine I would redo the cab proper...but in any event f-n up that head to match the cab would not be an option.
     
  17. Matthews Guitars

    Matthews Guitars Well-Known Member

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    Definitely no for me. Snakeskin is OK but not on grill cloth. Not for me.
     
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  18. Kelia

    Kelia Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys ! different opinions which helps , I see what some of you mean by
    matching head but won't touch a hair on this head ,it still has the original Mullards , Neptical's spandex joke was funny !....Lol

    Think I'm gonna go with a black grill cloth ,..someone near where I live has a B cab Marshall cloth
    in very good condition so I might take it .
    I installed two G12H 55hz Blackbacks bottom and two G12H 75hz Pre Rola's top and it sounds Glorious !
     
  19. marshallmellowed

    marshallmellowed Well-Known Member

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    I've seen some hideous grill cloth over the years, and I'd put that "fake snake" near the top of the list.
     
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    ricksdisconnected Well-Known Member

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    to generic looking. looks like the same 8 inch pattern repeated across the grill.
    if it wasnt for that snake skin looks cool as a cloth but not as a repeat pattern.
    looks like wall paper.
     
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