padded amp covers - anyone have input on these two ebayers - or other makers???

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  1. dunkbox77

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    I highly recommend LeCover, great staff, great covers, way less than Tuki, I scanned a page of one of the links, I'd imagine they are competitive with those prices, no compromises on quality.

    They are just like Tuki's only they cost less. They use the same ballistic cordura nylon outer layer and are padded well, with lots of custom options like handle flaps, bottom flaps, pockets, etc...
     
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    thanks for info, looks like pretty good stuff...
     
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    frankencat Guitarded Gold Supporting Member

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    I have been using Tuki covers for years. Great product and great customer service.
     
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    Gas-man Unrepentant Massaganist

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    Tuki.

    I also have a studio slip cover for my vicky but the velcro broke after about a day.

    Luckily my wife is skilled at the domestic arts and was able to sew it back on.
     
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    I just bought a cheap sewing machine, I'm gonna try to make my own.

    I'm not choked up about paying $50+ for $10 worth of fabric.
     
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    garyrogue Gold Supporting Member

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    I have D2F covers on my heads and Cab. Great quality. They are also made not so thick that you can not fold them up at gig if needed. Also resonable pricing.
     
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    is the D2F the same basic material/construction as the Tuki - it looks like the same stuff, but i'm only looking at a web site... :|
     
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    Don't know about Silverstone.

    Do know about D2F.
    He's a great guy, covers are top notch, excellent communication, and very affordable! (1x for a THD cab en 1x for my Heritage amp)

    Btw, I also have Studioslips, also great, but more expensive.

    Can't go wrong with D2F.
     
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    How about Kangaroo covers? I've ordered several of them over the years, and they appear to be out of business-Anyone know?
     
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    I've used Tuki and dealt with them several times. Great service and great products.

    jeffhef
     
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    johnrea_77 Silver Supporting Member

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    - nothing against the other covers. I am VERY pleased with my D2F for my Two-Rock. Great product that fits like a glove.
     
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    Check out Studio Slips, I them for both a Dr Z and a Marshall they fit like a glove. Susan is awesome to deal with too!

    http://www.studioslips.com/
     
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    I've had several and I prefer Studio Slip. I have the clamshell covers.
     
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    I've had Tukis made for all my amps over the years (5-6 of them now) - always a great fit (I've almost always needed a custom cover - if anybody has one for a '63 Gibson GA-19RVT or '65 Supro S6416T you have me to thank!). They've held up for more than 10 years now, FWIW...
     
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    Teleplayer Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I've owned Tuki, Studio Slips and LeCover for my combos.

    Tuki and LeCover are pretty similar, except Tuki had the nylon/velcro strap that goes underneath the amp. Otherwise, LeCover is similar for much less dough. Also; LeCover fits as well as Tuki, from my experiences.

    I have owned four Studio Slips covers. Susan was a gem to deal with. However, I thought her covers could have used thicker padding - including the clam shell head cover I owned.

    Just my $0.02.
     
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    great input, fellas. thx!
     
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    i've decided to go with a bit of the unknown and purchase my cover from:

    http://stores.ebay.com/Silverstone-Amp-Covers_Vox_W0QQcolZ2QQdirZQ2d1QQfsubZ9QQftidZ2QQtZkm


    it looks like the same product - the deciding factor for me was admittedly shallow (er, aesthetic)....it's for my vox ac15...and Silverstone covers have that nifty little union jack on the front. so, british amp gets hugs from british cover with a british flag. :AOK hopefully i'll be happy when it arrives & will post my joy or consternation!
     
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    Great work, everybody... :)

    Enjoy your new covers...
     
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    Wanted to post a quick review on my purchase...After checking out most of the manufacturers listed I ended up buying the Silverstone cover (ebay company out of England) and am very happy with the product...fits extremely well...no complaints. It took a little longer to get here due to shipping considerations, so if you needed something asap, one of the other conus manufacturers would probably be the ticket. I bought it to cover my Vox & happen to like the little British flag logo in the corner - glad i'm not disappointed in my purely aesthetically motivated choice. Here's their ebay store site: http://stores.ebay.com/Silverstone-Amp-Covers
    Cheers! :AOK
     

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