Word to the Wise: Buy Gear from Me

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by decay-o-caster, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. decay-o-caster

    decay-o-caster Member

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    Going through my tube stash this evening, and I came to the pants-wetting realization that I've sold a couple of amps recently WITH NOS TUBES STILL IN THEM!!! ARRRGGGHHHH!!! :FM

    Happy that the amps sounded their best and the new owners got better deals than I meant to give them, but how frickin' stupid can I be??? :(

    Visseaux 6V6s, a 6106 rectifier, RCA and GE 12AX7s, I'm afraid to keep looking at the empty boxes that I know mean the tubes are gone. Sigh...
     
  2. Softpaw

    Softpaw Member

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    You gave away some Visseaux 6v6's??!! Unbelievable! Man.....
     
  3. decay-o-caster

    decay-o-caster Member

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    Want to watch me bleed? Maybe I'll set up a webcam... :(
     
  4. doc

    doc Member

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    I know the feeling. I traded a Champ with a nice Weber speaker - I forgot to switch it back out. That was a great speaker.
     
  5. SatelliteAmps

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    At least the tubes are getting used, and sound great.
     
  6. tybone

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    DK, I've been there too. A pair of RCA 6V6's in a Deluxe I was testing. It too sounded great when the guy got it. :doh
     
  7. hw2nw

    hw2nw Member

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    I did that too!!!!

    oh man

    guess it's just part of the great give and take here at TGP :D
     
  8. mc5nrg

    mc5nrg Supporting Member

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    Ummm, think of them as UOS and you'll feel better.
     
  9. Hacksaw

    Hacksaw Time Warped Gold Supporting Member

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    I've done it too! (glad I'm not the only one, I feel a llittle better)

    But, would you mind to do me a favor when you list that next amp. let me know! :D I will do the same!
     
  10. Caretaker

    Caretaker Silver Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    I always try to sell stuff the way I had it. The best it could possibly be. With the exception of one set of pickups that are never going anywhere. I just assumed everyone sells the best product they can.
     
  11. sabby

    sabby Member

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    +1


    :dude
     
  12. macmax77

    macmax77 Supporting Member

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    i gave some nos rca's to a forumite and even shipped them next day delivery and he didn't even say thanks, nice person indeed.....
     
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    deeval Supporting Member

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    Thats what happens when we have too much stuff,
     
  14. JonathanD

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    advice noted. Sounds like a good deal!:dude
     
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    katuna Silver Supporting Member

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    Don't feel bad; I do that kinda thing all the time also! As you said, as long as they're being used. I'm pretty sure that with a few more purchases, I can pretty easily amass all the NOS tubes I personally am ever going to need, anyway.
     
  16. Leonc

    Leonc Wild Gear Hearder Gold Supporting Member

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    Dave - I've never done anything dumb like that before. Most of my mistakes are MUCH dumber. :)
     
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    mad dog Silver Supporting Member

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    I'm doing it now. Loaned my Magnatone M-10A to a buddy months ago. Now he's buying it from me. Oops, forgot about those Mullards in the pre-amp section ... what a yahoo I am!
     
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    I sold a Sundown head for like $300 once. It had 6 to 8 Telefunken 12AX7s, and 2 GE 6550's.
     
  20. scottcw

    scottcw Low rent hobbyist Silver Supporting Member

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    Hmm... ;)
     

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