JMI Amps - how do they weigh up again original Vox's of same model ?

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  1. MrB

    MrB Member

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    hey fellow TGP-ers :aok

    JMI Amps - how do they weigh up again original Vox's of same model

    Im possibly thinking of purchasing one & would like any owners (or past owners) to let me know their opinions - (positives & negatives)
    particularly the AC30/6 & AC30/6 top boost

    thanks
     
  2. Etosser

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    From the very few reviews I have seen, they seem to be on the money. I believe that they come with Fane alnicos as opposed to Celestions, and the newer models have that Watkins-esque grill cloth.

    Music Ground was behind these, and I believe that the gentleman who was initially the builder for the JMI AC's runs VPW now.
     
  3. MrB

    MrB Member

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    thanks for that info Etosser

    anyone else with any experience who has one or owned one ?
     
  4. michael.e

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    Yes, I owned a 30/6.
    Nice amps. It was not 3K nice though. Sounded similar to my old JMI/vintage unit but not exactly. There was this screaming midrange complexity to my old one. For 60% less, I went with the new Vox HW2 and I have found my mark. This one satisfies my old Vox jones more than the JMI.
     
  5. ROKY

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    Hey emee - was that AC100 you had a JMI, also ?
     
  6. michael.e

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    Yes it was. Man, THAT amp I miss!
     

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