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Guitar Center shipped me a fake Marshall JTM45

Mickey_C

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I am not kidding. They didn't have back panel pictures of the amp, which was listed in the Used Gear section for $1,500.

It just came today, and I unboxed it. The first thing I saw, after the missing end plate on the handle, was the back panel.

It's every nightmare I've ever had about buying used gear. This is somebody's home made amp stuffed in a marshall cab. What a gigantic ripoff. I called GC right away, they are sending UPS to pickup the amp and will give me a full refund.

My guess - somebody pulled a fast one on guitar center. And that's what they get for firing musicians and hiring retail sales people.

I am so mad I am swearing myself into a new religion.

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Mickey_C

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H 20201001_152609_HDR[1].jpg ere's the front of the amp. I should have spent a lot more time looking at that picture. I was afraid somebody would snag it, as happens every time I wait too long.
 

Mickey_C

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Now that I am looking at it I feel stupid. The feet are wrong too. That's a mojo cabinet, not marshall. The the JTM45 marking is partially under the cutout.

I hope they charge this guy with fraud.
 

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I don't mean to laugh at your misfortune, but I did actually laugh out loud (just a little bit) after seeing the JTM logo halfway under the tolex. I do hope it gets rectified in your favor.
 

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Sorry to hear this. I've only bought one amp from GC used and had a good experience. Any idea on what the amp really is? Pull the chassis? Inspect the board/transformers? Might be worth a look.
 

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The RI sounds pretty good in fact but that could also be a well built amp in there too. I'd send GC pics, explain and try to get a discount...if it the amp checks out good of course.
 




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