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1965 Fender Bassman Combo - $1,800 (Ukiah)

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Very cool combo amp put together by the late amp / cabinet builder Larry Rodgers. The cabinet has a few scuffs but is good shape overall. Most importantly, it sounds fantastic, super resonant and made of top-notch pine and birch (Larry was renowned for his cabs).

The amp is a 1965 Bassman with the AA165 circuit, a transition from the preCBS circuit that doesn't include less-desirable changes to the bias and phase inverter of the more common AB165. Amp is in great shape. All original except electrolytics, a few plate resistors, new power cord and one hole on from bottom of chassis that once fed wires for an exterior reverb circuit (see pics).

The Eminence CV-75 12" 8ohm speaker pairs really well with the cab and amp. The small impedance mismatch drops DB just enough to get the amp into the sweet spot without peeling paint.

Added a PPIMV as well, so you can play this beautiful amps at home volumes.

Would consider trade + cash for a nice Fender amp, like a vintage Twin, Princeton or Pro Reverb.

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