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Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by Tarkus60, Sep 14, 2020.

  1. Tarkus60

    Tarkus60 Tele-Meister

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    Someone please talk me out of purchasing a 65 Princeton reverb tweed sweetwater exclusive......
    My will power is fading fast......
     
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  2. Greggorios

    Greggorios Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Crickets...'cause asking for that kinda help here is like asking a pyromaniac to help put out a fire. Buy it and play it loud!:p
     
  3. Chandlerman

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    Uncle Doug (amp repair guy on YouTube) called it an abomination. Does that help?

    I bought one a couple of months ago and I love it. It's perfect for me. I'm playing guitar at least 4 times as much since I got this amp.
     
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  4. Tarkus60

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    So the difference in the CR 12 inch and the Jensen 10?
     
  5. schmee

    schmee Doctor of Teleocity

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    12" gives you tons of options in the future. A modern Jensen 10 usually sounds like crap.
     
  6. Tarkus60

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    Will be here tomorrow....I have no will power.
    I have always wanted a Princeton....
     
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    You picked the wrong forum.
    You don’t want it. You need it.
    Please don’t deprive yourself of something you absolutely need.
     
  8. Mosstone

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    Princetons are awful, terrible amps... Fortunately, I am well set up to dispose of crappy gear that nobody likes. I'll even cover the cost to ship it to my... uh... facility. Yeah, just send me a PM when you realize what a horrible mistake you've made. :-D
     
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    Why? Unless ya have more than one atm. I bought the LE 12" G12-65 version and LOVE it.
    (read later you had ordered it) Grads!!!
     
  10. Tim S

    Tim S Tele-Holic Gold Supporter

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    Let me see if I can do it.

    “Buying a Blackface Princeton dressed in Tweed is silly/stupid/an oxymoron/laughingstock-material.”

    Did any of those help stop you?
     
  11. Tarkus60

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    Nope it's on it's way!
     
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    Ya know...if ya buy two, you can run 'em in stereo;)

    Just a thought:twisted:
     
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    unixfish Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Yeah, I've looked at those in the past. I've been able to keep GAS at bay thus far, but that is a nice looking amp.
     
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    This is not the greatest place to get dissuaded...
     
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    tah1962 Friend of Leo's

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    Wow, really had to twist your arm right? :D Congratulations and enjoy. :)
     
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    When is FedEx delivering it from Fort Wayne?
     
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    No pain, no gain. :twisted:
     
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    spurgie79 Tele-Afflicted

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    God Bless you! I thought I was the only one doing such nice things for people besides I can think of other things to spend such money on like.....err, well and there's other things too!

    Happy new amp day to the OP!
     
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    Why on earth you'd want a near-perfect amp that sounds like all of your favorite recordings from the 60s and 70s, while looking sexy as hell and offering all kinds of versatility in the studio, at home, or on stage, alone or with an entourage of pedals, and which was basically built for your Tele to stick its cable in...

    ...I will never understand.

    F**k Princetons. Especially the 12" speaker ones which are even more perfect.
     
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    If you ever think of purchasing one these. Do IT!
     

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