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NVAD, '58 Tweed Super

Progear

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Not real new, had her since december...

back in December, my day at work started out a slow and an email came in from Guitar center and thought to myself i should check out there vintage section. I have been searching for a tweed super for some time and there it was of all places on the guitar centers web site, looked a little worn but the price was right. So i called guitar center in hollywood, and was informed it was all original expect some caps, i also received some really bad pics which verified there claim. i plunked down the old credit card and had them ship it overnight. On first inspection the amp had some wear, which didn't bother me, all original except for the caps just as claimed.. speaker looked original but decided not to pull them to verify original cones or not. Replaced all the tubes with NOS correct tubes, fired this old girl up and she sounded amazing... I couldn't be more happier. I ordered a weber mini mass to tone her down a little which worked out really, i have been play her ever since.. love that amp...oo
as of yesterday i discovered the speakers have been reconed.. oh well no biggy since i got her at an amazing price... Here she is, enjoy ....

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Jumping@Shadows

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

Yeah man killer! For all GC's faults, they do have a good rotation of player grade vintage stock..
 

gmann

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

Great amp. congrats on your score!
 

Big Al

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

I am moist with jealousy! I have a well built clone as that was my budget and it sounds great, however I can only guess at the righteous tone that thing must have!!!!:hank:yah
 

Progear

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

I am moist with jealousy! I have a well built clone as that was my budget and it sounds great, however I can only guess at the righteous tone that thing must have!!!!:hank:yah

The tone is to die for... :biggrin:
 

Big Al

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

I FEEL THE NEED!!!!




THE NEED FOR TWEED!!!!!!
 

B Ingram

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

What kind of wattage do these crank out?

Approximately 40w. (EDIT: F-Hole provided the correct wattage below)

Never bothered measuring my clone to get a more precise number (which would only be a few watts either way, which isn't enough at that wattage to change volume much).
 
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Progear

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

Not sure on wattage, probably 26watt, not as loud as my Vic 50212..
Just the perfect wattage for me... :hmm
 
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The Real MC

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

Tweed Pro was 26w

Tweed Super was 20w

Source: Tom Wheeler's The Guitar Book enlarged edition
 

Progear

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

Tweed Pro was 26w

Tweed Super was 20w

Source: Tom Wheeler's The Guitar Book enlarged edition

i thought the pro was the same amp with a 15" speaker, why would the pro be more wattage ?
 

fcsnut

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

Possible bigger OT? I do know I heard a 54 wide panel Pro and it was louder than a wide panel twin. Certainly seemed that way anyway. Fucking great amp!
 

JBLPplayer

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

Hands down my favorite sounding tweed amp in my collection is my 58 super. Great score... Shhhhhh or they will get expensive as a Bandmaster though. :salude
Joe B
 

JBLPplayer

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Re: NVAD, '58 Tweed Suoer

Tweed Pro was 26w

Tweed Super was 20w

Source: Tom Wheeler's The Guitar Book enlarged edition

The same amp chassis was used for the Pro, Bandmaster and Super. The Ohmage was different of course which would account for output.
Collect all three!!

Joe B
 
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