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Discussion in 'Amp Input - Normal or Bright' started by Dudeman7, Aug 12, 2019.

  1. Dudeman7

    Dudeman7 Strat-Talk Member

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    Found this on the curb in my neighborhood today. Still had the hang tags and sticker but the power cord was missing. Looks like it was made in 2010.

    The best part?......Everything works as it should. Doesn't sound too bad either.
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  2. hornpiper

    hornpiper Senior Stratmaster

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    I like free. Free is good. Great score, nice little practice amp.
     
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    Suppose the woman's husband has come home yet...
     
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    archetype Senior Stratmaster

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    Break, break, break that speaker in. It should serve you well.
     
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    circles Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Nice score! The owner might have been too dumb to figure out 'why it wasn't working', so sat/threw it out. Wouldn't be surprised.
     
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  6. Dudeman7

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    It was sitting there with a child's toy electronic drum kit and a couple stands and small tables. I assume the drums quit working so they scrapped everything.
     
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    How's it sound compared to the Orange 12T that's next to it?
     
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    Triple Jim Senior Stratmaster

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    It's a new generation that throws things away like that. If I didn't want it I would have at least given it to the Salvation Army store in town. I'm glad you saved it from the landfill.
     
  9. Dudeman7

    Dudeman7 Strat-Talk Member

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    The Orange is a Crush 20. First impression is that the Orange is definitely capable of high gain styles, the Fender, not so much.

    Both sound nice clean.

    I'll dive deeper into a comparison once I've spent more time with the Fender.
     
  10. Namelyguitar

    Namelyguitar Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Congrats! They probably set it out for one of the closest ST members to find. :)
     
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    Groovey Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Great find!!
     
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    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

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    Oh, so that's where I had put it...
     
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    Cool...that's a decent little practice amp.But are you keeping it or are you gonna flip it on Craigslist or Ebay?
     
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    79olympicwhite Strat-Talker

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    Yeah those are great practice amps, nice cleans.... l started with an early version... lm all tube now for years but l remember being impressed with the clean tone
     
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    The amp gods left you a present...good Karma!!
     
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    Worth every penny!!! lol.

    I have a frontman 25 to screw around on in my office, it serves it's purpose for sure. The Aux in is nice for connecting your phone to play backing-tracks off of youtube and such.
     
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    Yeah, nothing wrong with a free amp.
    I had a free LANEY AOR stack back in the days.
    But times are a-changing.

    Life is good,
    Robin
     
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  18. Dudeman7

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    I'm planning on keeping it, at least long enough to know how I like it.

    Then, I'll give it to someone else who needs an amp.
     
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    Funny thing happened yesterday. I set my Frontman 15 out on the curb and went back in the house to get the power cord and the for sale sign I made for it, and when I came back out it was gone.
     
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    Was a good guess considering how little I could see of the Orange. :)

    We've got a 12T here my 10yo daughter uses when she practices.
     
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