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NAD - (not exactly what I ordered..)

Discussion in 'Glowing Bottle Tube Amp Forum' started by natec, Nov 25, 2020.

  1. natec

    natec Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

    Mar 21, 2009
    Portland Oregon
    Ordered an AC4TVH from musician's friend (used... aka Guitar Center) for $169. Figured what the heck I'll give it a try. UPS dropped off a box today - and inside is an AC4TV8 (8" combo).

    It has a speaker out... so I can still use it for a head. I assume its a little heavier than the head would be, but I'm thinking I'll just keep it and maybe once in a while use it as a combo.

    This one has 1/10, 1, and 4w settings - whereas the head is 1/4, 1, and 4w. I'm guessing that isn't a meaningful difference?
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  2. jrblue

    jrblue Friend of Leo's

    Nov 14, 2010
    Santa Barbara
    Sorry for the screwup. I love 10" speakers, which as many bass amps demonstrate, can handle lows nicely. 8s can sound good to a mike, but otherwise are somewhat deficient IMO, making this combo more limited and awk. than the head would have been. I'd return it, personally, as combining the head wioth a 10 or 12 would be bliss, not the compromise that the 8 is.
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  3. kookaburra

    kookaburra Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 11, 2012
    Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Another vote for return. I agree with jrblue.
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