Desert Island amps

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  1. dsmc80

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    Marshall 1959 Super Lead Plexi
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    The holy trinity as far as I'm concerned. I haven't played an actual Mark IIC+ (or C++), maybe it's better but the versatility of the V beats the IIC+ for me. The IIC+ mode in the V is still killer. The crunch mode is also ****ing brutal.
     
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  4. Pantone 333

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    "Desert Island Amps" -- seriously, to me that would be a fantastic name for an amp company.
     
  5. Papanate

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    There's the rub - desert island - no supplies - but thank goodness we brought our guitar amps.
     
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  6. PurpleJesus

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    So many others I’d like to include, but those would be more than enough.

    Question: are we allowed a cab for our amp heads? If so I’ll take a 4x12 with some Fanes, please.
     
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  7. fatbagg

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    For real! That would be perfect.
     
  8. fatbagg

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    I just called the island, they said a cab was fine.
     
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  9. CRAIG4FSU

    CRAIG4FSU Whatever... Silver Supporting Member

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    They'd better be phenomenal amps with a name like that.
     
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  11. zenas

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    Fender Super Six or Quad Reverb.
    When I'm sick of being trapped on the island I can pull the chassis and speakers, seal the grill cloth with paste made from coconut oil and use it for a boat.
     
  12. ducker 1

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    electric power on a desert island?
     
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  14. fatbagg

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    Yes, just enough to have superior tone.
     
  15. killer blues

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    3 fender quad reverbs loaded with d130f's. Dont have to worry about how loud they are!
     
  16. John 14:6

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    I only need one. My Friedman Small Box. Maybe three of them and dial them all in differently. Or two Friedmans and a nice old Fender for a different flavor of cleans.
     
  17. Geeze

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    C'mon y'all this is the Fantasy Island with lonely guitar player loving hot bikini babes with no emotional baggage. Of course there'll be all the sweet 117 VAC [you foreign fellers will need to git your own island], pizza, beer [plus other substances of your choice] no hangovers, alarm clocks, bosses, ex-wives, rust, gear shortages, comfy recliners [for those brief non playing moments], steaks [tofu? Dude, seriously? OTHER ISLAND!], potatoes, no weight gain, zero health issues or performance anxiety [of any sort], naturally you're the best looking you ever - have I missed anything?

    Oh yeah, nightly concerts with your dream line ups [dead guys or not - all in their prime] and YOU get invited to play too.

    Mine are

    Satellite Barracuda with 2 EVM12L 1960 Bs
    2203 [Hiwatt OT] with 2 Scumback J75 LD 1960 Bs
    1959 with 2 GB 1960 Bs

    Russ
     
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    Passing boats will hear you and come to jam !
     
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  19. fatbagg

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    Thank you. Amen!!! **** yea!!!
     
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    Probably a Blackface Vintage 60’s Fender Twin Reverb, a Friedman BE-OD or Dirty Shirley, and a Victoria or Carr Tweed style like
     

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