Marshall JCM 2000 TSL 602 with cabinet

lennon08

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I may have missed this is there an issue with the Marshall JCM2000 602's? I payed $900 for the combo with the matching cabinet including padded covers. When I see them on Ebay they aren't selling for very much. I really dig the warmth. I use a Gibson LP Standard Deluxe and a Fender American Standard Tele and they sound awesome. The clean channel really rocks with an Analog Man TS9/808/

Just wondering what others think.
 

TheGuildedAge

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I had the tsl 602 as my amin amp for along time. It's strange, I had a DSl 100 that gave me nothign but trouble from the day I bought it, cold solder joints, wiring problems, broken this, broken that, you name it, never even gigged.

The TSl602 was gigged 3-4 nights a week for a good 2-3 years with not even a blown tube.

I put NOS tubes and Celestion G12H30s in mine, and loved it. Stock it was fine too.
 

lennon08

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There's not so much a problem as too why they retail for so much and then resale for so little. These don't seem to hold much value!
 

mds

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Yeah, the DSLs have the same problem. My DSL50 is a great amp, and can easily be had for half of retail...kinda sucks....
 

lennon08

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Anyone know why this is? I really dig the amp. I was the 60 Watt was the way to go because the others were issue prone. This was a an repitable amp repair shop.
 

NortheastHick

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I think its great the jcm2000 line sells so cheap used....I think they are fantastic amps, and now i have a bunch of them that were like new for very little moola.
 

HeeHaw

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I didn't care for my DSl 100, but I did kind of dig the 50 watt version of the same amp. Go figure.
 

BBQLS1

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Lots of folks don't like them for all kinds of reasons. They look like a computer on the side. I used to own one, I had a problem with the heater circuit not working (cold solder joint).

They can sound pretty good though.
 


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