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post #11 of 18
Looks pretty fake to me too. Gotta be careful with stuff like that on eBay. I wouldn't buy it based on how bad that auction is.
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post #12 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
Almost certainly a fake one.


And the specs say it weighs 22 pounds...
Well, if he's using a high quality output transformer in the specs along with a heavy duty input one, then it would easily weigh 20 lbs or more. All-tube bass and guitar amp heads usually weigh around 70 or 80.
post #13 of 18
Some audio people swear by vacuum tubes for audio amplification and other audio uses. Audio equipment is an area where vacuum tubes are still being used. I don't know about the amplifier in question, you may want to check
the seller's feedback and see what buyers say. Never done any work with vacuum tubes but that is what some audiophiles say. They were before my time.
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post #14 of 18
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Originally Posted by rx7speed View Post
kluit I would say a decent chance it is a fake. I very well could be wrong but hoenstly would you be shocked if it was?
I would be somewhat shocked if this isn't fake. That price can't be for real, normal prices lay between $400 to $600, which makes this very, very cheap. If it's true.

But I might just order it to find out, it's not like the price will be burning a hole in my wallet.
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post #15 of 18
if the price doesn't go up too much it'd be worth the risk to give it a try
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bear in mind there is a 30 pounds shipping insurance to pay on top of the selling price...
    
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post #17 of 18
He's got good ebay feedback... English isn't his first language though, that's for sure.
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post #18 of 18
Regardless of it's legitimacy (or lack thereof), thats a heck of a pretty thing to put on a desk for that price. And hey, it might sound decent too.
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