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Ac15 type amp in head format?

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by matt117, May 6, 2015.

  1. matt117

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    Looking for a ac15 style amp in a head format.
    Any suggestions?
    Can't be more then a grand new.
     
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    You could do what I did to my class 5.

    Build or get a head made and just separate an AC15 combo.....

    Shouldn't cost very much at all.
     
  5. Wayne Alexander

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    Out of that price range, but the Matchless Lightning (one channel) and the Bad Cat Black Cat 15 (two channel) come in head format.

    For your budget, buy either buy a used AC15 combo of your choice and get a head cab made for it, or you can get a new Ceriatone Lightning in head format for $830 plus shipping - it's a clone of the Matchless Lightning circuit and would certainly be in the AC15 ballpark.
     
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    Would the Carmen Ghia fall into that category too or translantic boogie?
     
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    I bought a head from a guy on ebay (brettsvintagetubeamps) that periodically makes an 1960 circuit AC 15 head with Master Vol. He lives just an hour north of me. A FANTASTIC AMP!!!
    I'm having him do all my amp maintenance and repair now.

    He builds a head with the top boost and normal channel and one with just the EF86

    I bought mine for about $475.00 US

    The quietest amp I've ever played and very dynamic to the string attack.

    Drop him an e-mail.
     
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    Check out also the Ceriatone clones of Matchless amps. i have something similar made by a Polish guy and it is a very good amp.
     
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    +1 for the Hayseed. You can find these used if you're patient.
     
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    I've got a good buddy who swears by his Goodsell.
     
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    How close to an AC15 does it need to be?

    The G2 Night Train head has a clean channel that sounds like an AC15....


    -tINY
     
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