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Legend Guitar Amplifiers

Discussion in 'Amp Owners Clubs' started by mr natural, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. Tone-Def

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    In the collection of docs do you have a schematic for the 30watt Model A? Mine (which I think was built in 1973) is making some odd pops and swirly noise I haven't been able to track down.

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  2. mr natural

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    Schematics on their way in the mail! My buddy’s widow found them in his shop. I loaned them to him like 25 years ago when he was working on his R&R 50.
     
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    I got a friend with a trashed A-30 if anyone is looking for parts I can get you in touch with him. Not sure what he means by trashed.
     
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    I have the Legend Super Lead 100 with matching 4x12 cab and it was a beast before my friend knocked it over after a gig. I loved it before then. My lead singer bought it at a pawn shop and gave it to me after he saw I loved it so much. I was using it for a amplifier for my Boss GT-8 in the input of the amp and it had all the sound I needed at the time. Plus it sounded great! After it was turned over (the whole half stack) it hasn't sounded as good. I sent it to a repair shop but they didn't get it sounding as good as it used to. In fact it sounded the same as it did when I sent it to them. Ugh. I'm an electronic technician by trade but not a real amp tech. My friend has tried to get me to sell it but it's still the best amp I have. Gosh if the factory still existed I'd send it to them and have them to fix it.
     
  5. TolerBear

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    I have the Legend Super Lead 100 with matching 4x12 cab and it was a beast before my friend knocked it over after a gig. I loved it before then. My lead singer bought it at a pawn shop and gave it to me after he saw I loved it so much. I was using it for a amplifier for my Boss GT-8 in the input of the amp and it had all the sound I needed at the time. Plus it sounded great! After it was turned over (the whole half stack) it hasn't sounded as good. I sent it to a repair shop but they didn't get it sounding as good as it used to. In fact it sounded the same as it did when I sent it to them. Ugh. I'm an electronic technician by trade but not a real amp tech. My friend has tried to get me to sell it but it's still the best amp I have. Gosh if the factory still existed I'd send it to them and have them to fix it. What happened to y'all? You should start a Legend amplifier boutique company. What about schematics for your amps? They were/are great amps sir.
     
  6. mr natural

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    TolerBear, Norlin ran them into the ground. The guy who founded the company passed away around 5 years ago. When I get the schematics, I will get them scanned and let you know.
     
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    I've owned a Legend Rock 'n' Roll 50 since the mid-late 80s. I'm just a hobbyist, so the amp has been babied.
    I notice the high end, but I tamed it using my Les Paul, and pedal tone controls.

    I always enjoyed playing that amp,and I am happy to see that others appreciate the innovative design too!
     
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    Hi, I'm new here. I have a Legend super lead 50 combo. I love it until i have to move it (very heavy) Was wondering if there is a site that I can get the owners manual? Nostalgic reasons. I was told to turn it down on more than one occasion. I didn't think that a Forum would exist for an amp like this. It just goes to show you that they are unique. Not the best, Not the worst, but unique
     
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    Can some one explain what the tubes do only in the "preamp" side compared to an all tube amp?
     
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    I was able to read an owners manual for a "Rock n Roll" 50. I have a "Super lead" 50. Aside from the dials the lead has over the RnR, do you think they will be similar. I'm asking because I read if you have the "stand by" switch on. You could hook up headphones to the preamp out jack??? I never tried it but would like to have this option. Please let me know of your knowledge on this.
     
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    First post here. I love my legend, folks always ask about it. Glad to see they're still cranking.
     

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    I picked up a Super Lead 100, but it is a 1x12, not a 2x12. Kinda rare, kinda weird. Got the amp for $250 and it is too loud for me, but I am taking it on as a project,going to shine up the cab a bit too, checking pots, tubes. This screams Marshall to me.
    Anyway, any suggestions on a speaker replacement for this?
     

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    I need a footswitch for this beast to change the channels. Any suggestions on what will work?
     
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    Amazing to see someone esle uses this head the same as I with the same guitar!! (1977 3 pick up custom)I got this head because it sounded better than a marshall back in 1980 it is still one bad ass amp that stands alone in sound played stereo with a JCM 800 lead series marshall.
     
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    If you dig it, I can dig it. Those are the ones that looks like Mesa Boogies, but all wood, right? I think they are still held in pretty high regard.
     
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    Is this offer still available I'm in Renton, Wa
     
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    Is this offer still available?
     
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    Is this offer still available?
     
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