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jeremyb wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:28 pm
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MikeC wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 5:26 pm I can add power scaling to an already built 5E3 amp.
If it doesn't sell I'll be looking into it ;) Its too loud for me here. Having said which, when I move I'm looking for somewhere that will have adequate soundproofing :D
I was tempted by Lostininverness’ 5e3 but it was just way too loud for my bedroom, my Laney champ does the business at manageable volume.
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TmcB wrote: Tue Jun 14, 2022 10:41 am
jeremyb wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:28 pm
Bg wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 6:03 pm

If it doesn't sell I'll be looking into it ;) Its too loud for me here. Having said which, when I move I'm looking for somewhere that will have adequate soundproofing :D
I was tempted by Lostininverness’ 5e3 but it was just way too loud for my bedroom, my Laney champ does the business at manageable volume.
Did not expect you to be the one that prefers it quiet in the bedroom


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Hi all,

I have a ‘70 Princeton Silverface and a ‘66 BFPR. Both are super clean and glorious amps. Would consider selling the SF but would never part with the PR. Both have original transformers. Last two pics are off the eBay sale. Amp came from an estate of an elderly lady in Asheville, North Carolina who played in a rockabilly band. Apparently a ‘57 Strat was part of the estate. :shock:

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Mr Bungle wrote: Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:52 pm Hi all,

I have a ‘70 Princeton Silverface and a ‘66 BFPR. Both are super clean and glorious amps. Would consider selling the SF but would never part with the PR. Both have original transformers. Last two pics are off the eBay sale. Amp came from an estate of an elderly lady in Asheville, North Carolina who played in a rockabilly band. Apparently a ‘57 Strat was part of the estate. :shock:

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Looks to be in immaculate condition

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As a fellow vintage PR owner, I suggest you carefully remove the factory speaker and try a Weber AlNiCo….

Yeah, looks great.
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For the OP There’s a 65 reissue Princeton reverb reissue on Facebook in Tauranga for $2500. You could always try negotiate to your budget of $2300.
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GrantB wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:05 pm As a fellow vintage PR owner, I suggest you carefully remove the factory speaker and try a Weber AlNiCo….

Yeah, looks great.
Thanks. It was fitted with a Weber 10F150T prior to listing on eBay. Full service by what is now Heyday Music in Asheville, NC. https://www.heydaymusic.net/

They shipped the original Oxford as well. Think I purchased in 2013. Think it was early NZ$2K.

Both really are in great condition.

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Sent you a message, could be keen on the SF...
Mr Bungle wrote: Tue Jun 28, 2022 10:52 pm Hi all,

I have a ‘70 Princeton Silverface and a ‘66 BFPR. Both are super clean and glorious amps. Would consider selling the SF but would never part with the PR. Both have original transformers. Last two pics are off the eBay sale. Amp came from an estate of an elderly lady in Asheville, North Carolina who played in a rockabilly band. Apparently a ‘57 Strat was part of the estate. :shock:

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It's a non-Reverb I assume.
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Gareth Hickey wrote: Tue Jul 05, 2022 11:10 am Sent you a message, could be keen on the SF...

Gidday. Haven't seen one.

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GrantB wrote: Tue Jul 05, 2022 5:32 pm It's a non-Reverb I assume.
This for me?

If so, 1966 BF is PR, 1970 SF is non reverb.

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Huh, must have dreamt it...

Sent you one now :)
Mr Bungle wrote: Wed Jul 06, 2022 10:01 am
Gareth Hickey wrote: Tue Jul 05, 2022 11:10 am Sent you a message, could be keen on the SF...

Gidday. Haven't seen one.

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