NAD, still in disbelief!

Discussion in 'Amp-a-ridifiers' started by RoyalWe, Aug 13, 2019 at 10:59 AM.

  1. RoyalWe

    RoyalWe Squier-holic

    Sep 5, 2012
    Eugene, Oregon
    I picked up a Peavey Patriot last year with the intention to flip it. After playing in it for a while, I finally put it up for sale (w/ a molded HSC) a month or so ago. About all I’ve gotten were trade offers, nothing that turned my head, but over the weekend a guy hit me up about trading his twin for it. I was thinking it must be the solid state Twin from a while back, but still decided to meet up. Yesterday he comes to my house, it’s a Twin Reverb ‘65 reissue! Even has the original footswitch :) . So we turn on the amp, he plugs in the Patriot and plays for a while, then I mess with the amp a little, we talk about the bands we play in a bit, and dude decides he’s happy with the trade. I accepted as quickly as I could! I’m still in shock! For a total investment on my part of $145 (paid $120 for the guitar, $25 for the case) I have an American made Fender Twin Reverb reissue! The only issue with it is that the reverb tube is an 12ax7 and needs to replaced with a 12at7, not exactly a pressing issue. Now, to move some of the other amps I have slowly stacking up along the walls hahaha. Might be time to say goodbye to the Lab Series L5.
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  2. Bassman96

    Bassman96 Squier-holic

    Nov 13, 2010
    Oak Harbor, WA
    Nice!! That amp is on my bucket list. Awesome trade and HNAD!
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  3. RoyalWe

    RoyalWe Squier-holic

    Sep 5, 2012
    Eugene, Oregon
    Thanks, I can’t wait for the opportunity to let it really open up at practice on Thursday!
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  4. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Squier-holic

    Nov 29, 2017
    Newnan ,Ga.
    :eek::eek::eek: u lucky Dogg !

    Congrats & Happy Twin Reverb Day !
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  5. wildelectric

    wildelectric Squier-Nut

    Sep 23, 2016
    Western Illinois
    I had one of these a few years back - one of those 'had to move it to afford something else but never should have gotten rid of it' amps.

    The louder it gets, the better it sounds. The factory reverb is world class. You'll also find fewer amps that bring out the best in pedals.

    If your back can hold out whenever you need to move it, it will serve you very well.
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2019 at 11:53 AM
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  6. Bassman96

    Bassman96 Squier-holic

    Nov 13, 2010
    Oak Harbor, WA
    I had a deluxe reverb reissue that got sold to pay rent some years back that should never have been sold. I miss that thing!

    Like he said hold onto it with your life. These are amazing amps and worth holding onto. You just can't beat the tone from this era of blackface!
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  7. IronSchef

    IronSchef Dr. Squier

    Jun 18, 2012
    Flew here on my Dragonfly
  8. Triple Jim

    Triple Jim Squier-holic

    Wow, it makes you wonder. But good for you for sure. And that amp is really nice, even at low volume, with the master volume knob. Heavy but good sounding. :)
  9. so1om

    so1om Dr. Squier

    Feb 10, 2010
    I am not surprised by your thoughts at all. Fabulous deal,
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  10. jjudas

    jjudas Squier-holic

    Mar 23, 2016
    Metro New Orleans
    Wow. I love hearing about these great deals! Congrats!
  11. Lonn

    Lonn Administrator Staff Member

    Dec 19, 2009
    Carmel IN
    Admin Post
    That's nuts. Congrats!
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  12. Bluzy

    Bluzy Squier-Nut

    Nov 20, 2017
    Hudson Valley, NY
    That’s an insane trade. Awesome!!!
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  13. mofojar

    mofojar Squier-Meister

    May 9, 2019
    Calgary, Alberta
  14. SquierTap

    SquierTap Squier-holic

    Jul 14, 2018
    Nashville, Tn
    HNTRD! Ya got it for a song... Always envious of you wheeler&dealers! Enjoy!
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  15. Loin Lover

    Loin Lover Squier-holic

    Jul 26, 2018
    Backwoods, USA
    Tremendous deal, congrats! HNAD!
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  16. wonkenstein

    wonkenstein Squier-holic

    Feb 3, 2017
    Good things come to those who can wait and make the perfect trade. But holy crap, no wonder you are still in disbelief!
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