Red oktober blues jr

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  1. Teleplayer3

    Teleplayer3 TDPRI Member

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    So I bought a red oktober blues jr the other day it's a pretty cool amp I really like the red vinyl on it has anyone else had any experience with these amps I was told by the dealer that they are pretty rare
     
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    Not very rare, in that it's the same amp as the ultra-common Blues Jr. with a different speaker and in a red box.

    Check some speaker reviews here
    http://billmaudio.com/wp/?page_id=295

    Eminence Wizard
    I don’t see many British-voiced Eminence speakers in Blues Juniors, but this one is pretty interesting. The bass is firm, with an aggressive edge to it, not round like the Cannabis Rex, GB128, or even the Jensen C12K. The highs are bright and crisp, also with an aggressive edge to them, like the Red White and Blues, but with more bass. And in true British fashion, the midrange is colored, too. Not smoky, like a Greenback, but an interesting, textured tone, rich with harmonics. This is a very efficient, loud speaker and if your Blues Junior is getting buried, this might just be the thing to unearth it. If you like mellow, stay away. If you like to peel their eyelids back with your bridge pickup or put a serious edge on your neck or ‘bucker tone, this one’s for you.
     
  3. studio1087

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    I would call it rare. They made them for about 6 months. I've only seen one in real life.

    Special amp. Congratulations.
     
  4. telefunken

    telefunken Friend of Leo's

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    I've had mine for over a year now. While I love the amp(the speaker makes it powerful and dynamic) I haven't been using it much since I got my Excelsior Pro. The EXY gets me the sound I hear in my head.

    Great amp, I will keep it...........for now!:D
     
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    tap4154 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Congrats! I think those have an Eminence Red Coat speaker as well, and pay no mind to the spoiled brats here that like to bash BJs.

    They just never had a good one... :D
     
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    Thanks I like mine have no complaints the fender rep I got mine from said that they only made 400 and mine says 293 on Tha back so I would kinda take that as being rare but again I'm no expert
     
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    Help me out here....I have a Red October also............where on the back of the amp is the info on what number it is(out of 400 made)? I can't find that info.
     
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    I think they made more than 400.
     
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    Hey nice amp man might not be rare circuit wise but there aren't too many red ones and the speaker is a nice upgrade I have a different limited edition green with a Celestion V30 same circuit different speaker congrats dude.
     
  10. studio1087

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    I wonder how many they made.

    There are none of them on ebay or in the Guitar Center used inventory.

    I looked. They can't be easy to buy. I think they're pretty cool.
     
  11. sparkletele123

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    There not going to make many of these.

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    Definitely different.

    Matt
     
  13. Teleplayer3

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    I'll take a pic and post the plaque on the back of mine..it really don't matter to me if it's rare that's just what the guy told me but it does sound really good
     
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    Thank you, I just wanna know where to look for the number.
     
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    Me Too
     
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