Anyone else buy amp covers?

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  1. Fendereedo

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    I don't play on stage, haven't done for about 25-26 years. Also, the amps I own didn't come with covers. As I explained I like to keep them less dusty,. If covering them with towels and blankets works for you, then that's cool, whatever is best for you.
     
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    One for my Musicman and one for my Fender G-Dec
     
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    They're really amazing amps. I had two cabs I would use with mine, back in the day.....a "small box" Fender Bandmaster 2X12" cab, or an Acoustic 6X 10" cab. The Acoustic sounded massive!
     
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    I got one from Custom Covers for my gigging amp and it did a great job for a ton of shows for years. Still have it, but I keep it off the amp unless I’m traveling with it.
     
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    My wife is a great seamstress, she's got me covered;)
     
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    I bought one of Tom Palmer's D2F Designed To Fit padded covers for my 1970 Twin Reverb head. It doesn't often leave the house but it's worthwhile protecting.

    I traded bass speaker cabinets a while ago and acquired an Ampeg 2x10 Portaflex cabinet. The previous owner had bought a CoverAmp cover for it. It's incredibly heavy but unpadded. I'd much rather have D2F covers than anything else if they were still available...The padded covers offer much better protection, better fit, and seem a lot more civilized than the CoverAmp product.
     
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    My special lady friend is handy with a sewing machine, and she makes custom fit heavy duty fabric covers for my amplifiers. They are reversible, so one side has like the ace of spades or skulls and crossbones or whatever for when the amp is at the gig, and the other side has a pattern/color that is acceptable to her for when the amp is in the parlor. She incorporates little pockets to the design for setlists or smuggling purposes.
     
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    I bought one, ironically enough, for my Blues Jr... you know, the one with the faux beat up look? Gotta keep that relic lookin new.
     
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    I paid 75 for one 1x12 and 80 for a matching one both in perfect shape. Tuki wants 60 per cover. Nope. I'll learn to make them first.
     
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    I just use old beach towels to keep dust off in the rehearsal studio.

    Drummer uses an old bed sheet for that too
     
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    Use one even if it is just to keep the dust and dirt out of your electronics.

    About 15 years ago, one of the internet music stores was blowing out Fender amp covers. The were about 80% off, so I bought an entire box full. My Epiphone Galaxie 10 has a Fender amp cover. My two Monoprice 15 watt Laney clones have Fender amp covers. My Blackheart Little Giant head...well...you get the picture. Lots of my amps have Fender amp covers.
     
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    Yes, have covers for my 2 tweed dlxs, blues junior and sfvc, all worth it. You don’t know when you transport them in rain, no dust etc..
     
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    Getting it to and from the stage..
     
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