Guitar amplifier dating
This is the most frequently asked question on the Forum, and one we wish people would stop asking, for two reasons: How much are you prepared to pay?There are too many variables to be able to give an accurate figure.Dates and manufacturer are unknown but some may have been made by Samick.Korean instruments are identified by checking the neck for a scarf joint. Here, you will find information, history, pictures and specifications of these amazing instruments.
Simply put, there’s really nothing quite like the pure, powerful sound of a Fender tube amplifier.
Not only did Stewart suggest a more suitable valve for the tone I was after, we had a really enjoyable chat and he give me some really useful tips for future fault finding.
Follow your nose and shop here folks, you will not be disappointed!! "The valves for my Vox AC30CC2X arrived next day which was impressive .
Several Westone forum members have recently presented guitars with 6 digit numbers. Looking at dating information compiled by our friends at the Matsumoku Forum we note that 6 digits was in use until mid to late 1981.
We presume that the interpretation for those instruments is the same for early Westones, until the 7 digit scheme was applied: The Any guitar with this sort of number was probably made in Korea.
For decades, the tonal richness and touch-sensitive dynamics of real tubes have given Fender amps a defining and unmistakable voice, as heard on most professional recordings and performances of the past 60 years—the music you’ve known your whole life.