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|6/6/2000 12:09 AM|
||Re: Super Reverb|
Oh< you did say BF, I think the prices at the show for BF models started at about $1200 up.
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|6/6/2000 4:19 AM|
I had a customer bring an average condition BF 65 Super Reverb in to me last week for a refurb.
It was in need of everything including 4 speakers.
He paid $1800.00 as is and was satisfied after the cost of repairs and speakers, it was "the amp" for him.
Sorry guys but the days of $1000.00 to $1200 BF Super Reverbs is OVER.
Sure, you might find a gronk in a local garage sale but anyone paying any attention is not going to be giving those away anymore.
I think that goes for ANY collectable old tube guitar amp.
|6/6/2000 4:11 PM|
Don't give up hope Bruce! A buddy of mine just picked up a mint '69 Deluxe Rev footswitch and all for $50.00. Deals still happen, yet you're right that most people "know" what they've got.
|6/6/2000 6:14 PM|
I am wondering if the prices for various BF or SF Fenders vary by what part of the country you are in. $1,800 for an amp in that kind of shape seems real high, even for a BF Super.
|6/7/2000 3:11 PM|
The prices definitely are regional.....in South Florida where I live people who know what they've got are charging big bucks for old amps.
|6/8/2000 4:43 PM|
You can definitely build one from scratch for less.
It only gets really expensive if you a) demand clone
cosmetics, b) pay someone else for any of the labor.
|8/14/2000 10:31 PM|
I am currently building a blonde BFSR. Just need to get off me arse and make the board.
I have built all of the mechanicals (cabinet, chassis etc.) and I will probably be about $11-1200 into it when I am done. All of the handles, corners etc are fender replacement, but I skipped on the knobs and used chicken heads. I couldn't see spending $10 for a pack of 6
And I won't feel guilty about tweaking it to my taste!
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