Ever have an amp you don’t know where it came from?

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  1. Slim Chance

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    Kalamazoo II. Had it since the early’80s, but don’t have a clue as to how it came into my possession.

    Anyone else have this happen?
     
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    There’s a thread here or on ST about someone losing an amp. The threads should be merged and we’ve solved the worlds problems...
     
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    I have a Kalamazoo Bass 30 but I'm pretty sure I recall buying it, not sure where or when but I bought the thing.
     
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    I want to know who keeps putting their amp in my freezer...
     
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    I'd love to wake up one day to find a new to me amp mysteriously show up. Especially something vintage and tweedy. But unfortunately, any feelings of ecstasy would soon be over come by panic as I would realize the immediate need to inventory my other musical possessions to see what was sacrificed in exchange...
     
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    I have been collecting the guts out of old console radios. I was looking on a shelf for something else and, where did this chassis come from? A 6V6 P-P amp chassis. Does not ring a bell, has to be within the last year or close to it. If I picked it up much sooner I would have been real excited about it. As it stands I have more saw materials to make amps than I need. On loosing an amp chassis, I could not find it. Thinking about it, not sure if I ever did. But I am starting to get a handle on all my junk.
     
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    My bass player in Jr High into high school had a Kalamazoo Bass 30. Sounded great. They also made a Bass 50, but I never heard one.
    I played my guitar through a Bass 30 once.....amazing clean, pure sound.
     
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    I'm happy when I find the TV remote . . ..
     
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    Did it have the flip out back panel with vol treb & bass knobs?
    Interesting amp, dual 7591 and a pair of ceramic Jensens, I wished it got a little more dirty and tried disconnecting the neg feedback which didn't help, but it's true PTP like the old days, and i couldn't find the feedback wire in there to hook back up!
    I should do something with it...
     
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    Amp fairy giveth and taketh
     
  12. Slim Chance

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    The the Kalamazoo ll isn’t exactly a 1964 Deluxe or a 1954 Tweed HiPo, but it’s a cool amp, often favored by harp players. I replaced the electrolytics and fixed the tremolo with the help of this forum, but it probably needs a new speaker to reach its limited potential. Seeing that I have a VC and a VR I probably won’t take that on anytime soon. Still the Kalamazoo was my first amp and it’s not going anywhere.
     
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    Not an amp but I found 2 pretty nice looking Carvin mics that I don't know where they came from
    I don't even know anyone who owns Xarvin mics
     
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    No but a few years ago I was in my closet and found a Strat I forgot I had.
     
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