Denis Cornell Deserves Credit

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Teahead, Jan 23, 2008.

  1. Teahead

    Teahead Member

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    For being a true gentleman, not to mention an excellent amp builder. After chasing my tail for almost a week with a used Cornell Plexi bought from ebay, the problem I was experiencing has been traced to preamp valves. I know they should have been one of the first things checked, but it's a long story, suffice to say it won't happen again.

    Denis answered his phone everytime and took the time to speak with me, emails are always answered within a day. He also offered to phone and talk a local tech through the amp when it was on the bench, or give it a free ckeck up if I decided to ship the amp to him.

    Now, he tells me he will select a pair of preamp valves and send them to me for the Plexi. All this considering I bought the amp used and saved 30% off the new price, outstanding customer service. I will buy Cornell again and again after this experience.
     
  2. Peter van Dorst

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    I bought a Plexi 45/50 a Plexi 7, a LegACy30 and a2x12 cab from Denis and his customer service is perfect.
     
  3. JimH

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    +1, got a plexi20 and a romany plus. Top fella, great amps. probably be my only ones for a long long time.
     
  4. Teahead

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    Ooh, do tell more about the LegACy30 when you have the time. My AC30tbx is in need of repair and I don't need much of an excuse to look into a Cornell AC30 type amp.
     
  5. Peter van Dorst

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    The Cornell LegACy 30 is one of the best Vox amps ever. I sold it because I'm more Marshall fan and also because I couldn't resist the offer of buying a Rossington SG. Denis has built very few of those. One day I will buy one again especially because he is planning to make a Legacy 2x12 cab. for all the techical details and photo's please take a look on www.proguitar.de in Germany.
     
  6. Teahead

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    Wow, thanks Pete. That site has more pics and general info on Cornell amps than the Cornell site does!
     
  7. trisonic

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    Denis is an English National Treasure! Need to visit Southend next time I'm over.

    Best, Pete.
     
  8. Old Pucker

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    Cornell Rambler owner here. Great amp made by a great guy.
     
  9. Roe

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    the part about the 45/50 being a 110% copy of an old plexi is ********. the layout is different. the prescence circuit is different etc
     
  10. michael.e

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    I totally respect the fact that he builds a brilliant amp, and as it looks, can teach a few of the builders around something about manners and customer service. That said, close to 5K US for an AC-30 head?
    That is alot of hamburgurs! I would certainly do it if I had the income.

    Emee
     

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