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Amps that look Badass..

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by homesick345, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. homesick345

    homesick345 Poster Extraordinaire

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    I would like to have opinions about amps looks, & those that look "bad to the bone... "

    • Of course there is the Marshall stack, which is the mother of all Badass...
    • I would say the blackface Super Reverb, is kinda bad ass looking, & radiates attitude - BUT the palm goes to the blonde/blackface Fender piggybacks amps - they are mean looking (in a good way)
    • The Ampeg portaflex is also so rad looking, with the exposed tubes & trannies on the top

    Any input on the visual aspect of amps & stage impact you think they might radiate by their looks alone...?
     
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    I like my little redhead. She's loud without even turning it on..

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    This was after my studio flooded :( it sat on the shelf as a decoration in the living room until I could set up another space. I can't say how it affects stage presence because it's never been out live, but I have brought it to a few rehearsals and it was always the talk of the night
     
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    Walk into gig with this set up, every one will know you mean business.
     

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  5. Tinman46

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    I think these look cool/badass.
    Traynor Ironhorse and Darkhorse
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  6. blowtorch

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    I think the old Sovtek amps (with the backwards "K") look badass

    Also I think the Blackheart combos look badass

    And of course a cool old tweed Bassman is gonna be badass lookin
     
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    Yea, the Sovteks, the Red Bear, the MIG
    the Bad Cats that have the glowing eyes

    lol
     
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    first time seeing the darkhorse... wow... that's cool!!
     
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    I know a guy who made his own......Terminator Guitar Amp.

    ALL in basic black....including.....black metal-cased vacuum tubes!

    Bad to the bone.................................................................
     
  10. muchxs

    muchxs Doctor of Teleocity

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    Also pre- Hello Kitty. Here's the outfit to go with that guitar:

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  11. blowtorch

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    Those gigantic old Ampeg bass stacks look badass
     
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    This was fun to make - most badass part: handy brew dock, oh and the legendary spatula tone

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  13. homesick345

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    You bet

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  14. blowtorch

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    the old Kustom Tuck N Roll heads/stacks are so derpy that they are badass
     
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    +1
     
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    I saw this in another thread, yes that "brew dock" is bad a$$
     
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    Both versions of the Traynor Bass Master. Old tweed amps look killer. Hughs and Kettner heads with the blue LEDs and clear front.
     

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    These are BADASS!!!!!!

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    OP has it right--
    Blackface Twin Reverb with JBLs is the coolest looking amp ever.
    White tolex Showman with D130 in a tone ring cab right there with it.
     
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