LOOK what I got!!!!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Mantis, Jan 20, 2008.


  1. Mantis

    Mantis Member

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    I got this today. 200 bucks. 1965 Gibson GA-5 Skylark. It sounds like Jesus. I found a guy in my area selling it off of craig's list.

    It has a new speaker ( Mojo Tone) and new tubes. Again it sounds amazing.

    Should I be concerned with the caps or other electronics inside?

    What else do you guys recommend I do to make this amp last another 43 years?

    Thanx, Brian.

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  2. FFTT

    FFTT Member

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    Wow nice find!
     
  3. amp boy

    amp boy Member

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    i am dumbfounded.
     
  4. Eskimo_Joe

    Eskimo_Joe Rocker, roller, way out of controller Supporting Member

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    Jesus is not an adjective for how an amp sounds.
     
  5. matte

    matte Senior Member

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    my body.
    :confused:
     
  6. Mantis

    Mantis Member

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    OK, well pardon me......
     
  7. padavis

    padavis Supporting Member

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    Wouldnt it be awesome to know what He sounds like? What if he does sound like a cranked amp...
     
  8. themadcaplaughs

    themadcaplaughs Member

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    I wonder what Odin sounds like?
     
  9. omboy

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    I'm sure he meant to say, "It sounds like Jeebus"
     
  10. The Captain

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    Tip for making an amp last forever ??

    Turn it up loud to shake the dust out, and play it every day.
    Nice amp !!
     
  11. guitarist58

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    At some point in the future, if the crazy thought of selling it crosses your mind...... just don't do it!! . . . :D
     
  12. dbx

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    If it's not making any unusual humming I think you're gonna be OK for the next little while. Especially with new tubes and speaker, but you could open it up to check the condition of the caps. Looks to be in really good shape, is the power cord grounded? Nice catch!
     
  13. pepi

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    Cherry !!! Good price too.
     
  14. deeval

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    I picked up a great 1961 Tweed GA 77RV 1-15
    6L6 25watt power,and it sounds amazing like a great 59 Deluxe tone but able to get headroom,and when cranked its a very loud tweed deluxe tone and will be able to gig with that.What a great sleeper amp.:drool
     

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