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FYI Pawnshop wouldn't take $300 for the RM50 combo. Not worth any more given the state it is in IMO. New pots, tubes and tetanus shot would bring you back up to the $600 asking price.

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No modules with it?

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It has a blackface and a modern in it. These are also in rough condition

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worth a crack i guess,i remebered it looking pretty rough.Saw a crate g160xl head in there too that i considered but after some digging found out it was a mates old one and boy has that had a hard life! you really have to assume the worst buying from pawn shops.Ive sold cashies some barely functioning stuff....

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Yeah for sure, better than left wondering. I was expecting the worst. Is the crate head the massive unit on the back shelf?
Haha when you say that it makes my voodoo lab gcp look like a much bigger gamble. Maybe north shore cash converters is more upmarket...

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You do wonder how expensive gear like that gets so wrecked!!

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Mattallica wrote:Yeah for sure, better than left wondering. I was expecting the worst. Is the crate head the massive unit on the back shelf?
Haha when you say that it makes my voodoo lab gcp look like a much bigger gamble. Maybe north shore cash converters is more upmarket...
yeah its ridiculous,tube sized head for a SS unit! I guess its more for aesthetics...having said that it was probably one of the most savage things ive ever had to keep up with-its why i got my VH100r as nothing else could compete in the SS range of the time

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jeremyb wrote:You do wonder how expensive gear like that gets so wrecked!!
Well im only going on annecdotal evidence but reliability wasnt randalls strong point...

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Well the head comes with 3 modules. Blackface, Tweed and Top Boost. No hi-gain ones left but that's all good. So I went for it.
Can I be part of the gang now guys? :mental:

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griff7628 wrote:Well the head comes with 3 modules. Blackface, Tweed and Top Boost. No hi-gain ones left but that's all good. So I went for it.
Can I be part of the gang now guys? :mental:
Pretty sure I still have a currently unused 'Recto' module sitting around here. Could be up for a swap of something unrelated.

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Cool man. I'll keep that in mind for sure. I have a few pits and pieces to trade.
I'll have a play on the thing and get back to ya.

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The tweed and top boost use "brit" boards which are the most flexible for modifications. The top boost is quite gainy as stock. That's a good haul of modules

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Did you end up mapping the Ironheart circuit Matt? I love the crunch channel on that thing! An IRT module would be brilliant!

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What are the power tubes in it?

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griff7628 wrote:Did you end up mapping the Ironheart circuit Matt? I love the crunch channel on that thing! An IRT module would be brilliant!
Yep I finished the mod but I'm still playing around with extra switch options. Which you wouldn't need but could add later if you wanted.
Can't add the preboost btw. Nature of the beast

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