Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by JoshuaTSP, Mar 1, 2008.
a 1987 Marshall Silver Jubilee 2x12 combo for a 2000-2001 Matchless Clubman 35
Depends on what your wanting that the Marshall isn't giving.
Let's just say....value...first?
I actually love the clean channel on the Marshall.......What I'm looking for is less gain, and natural OD on the dirty side of things.
Seems like a fair deal. I don't know exact Matchless prices but I think you come out even or ahead. Matchless stufff is expensive.
Matchless guy wants me to add $100.
Matchless seems to hold their value. I can't say whether I would do it, never played a Matchless. I have a 77' Marshall JMP Combo MkII (fawn tolex) that I was considering trading or selling for a Matchless, but changed my mind.
In the grand unfolding of humanity, what's $100.
I'm supposed to trade tomorrow and I'm starting to get cold feet.
I've never played one either....
I'm not complaining....just giving the details.
I'm just trying to get other people's opinions.....
Do already have a cab for the Matchless? I'd hate to have to buy a cab. Good thing is that you can probably sell the Matchless and come out ok because of their rep.
Yeah, I have a Marshall 1960A (x pattern), avatar with WGS greenbacks, and a open back vox with WGS CL80s. I'll be glad to get rid of the heavy combo....that's for sure.
Heard that....thankfully I'm not having to haul mine anywhere at the moment.
I know. It's just hard to know the value of a $1,500 amp down to the last $100. Good luck in your quest.
I like the 4x12 but that really isn't any better....other then two people can carry it...and it has wheels.
I'd like to downgrade to just a head, and 2x12.....
I was playing the Marshall this afternoon......and the clean is just amazing!
That's REALLY risky. While they have a great rep, if you have no idea what it sounds like, you maight be one very sorry puppy. Better cold feet than buyer's remorse.
Do you think the Jubilees will continue to go up in price? As in a lot?
They've doubled in the last 10 years.
I've heard clips....that's the extent to my knowledge.
they sound real good to me.....
I'm not currently even using my Marshall......just jamming in my basement every once in a while. Otherwise I'm using my old traynor or Rocktron Vendetta (tube).
Here are some clips of Audley Freed and his Clubman 35...
Then go for it. Even with the $100, you must be very close value wise. So to get an opportunity to try a quality amp without getting hurt $$ and moving out an amp you don't play? Why not. Maybe the Matchless will become your #1.
Those are my thoughts......too........the only thing that I flinch about is that the Marshall is a "collector amp".....
I think a Marshall jubilee 2x12 just went on ebay for $1500 with road case....and there's a matchless on ebay now at $1375 with a day left.