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by thedudear
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Serial Numbers
Topic: ~1972 Orange OR-80
Replies: 9
Views: 592

Re: ~1972 Orange OR-80

Thanks for the insight LD50. Accepting that this thing has had a hard life, how should I move forward to getting it back to original glory? Even knowing what it's state is, I'm not ready to give up on it. I'd like to have this amp in my collection. Are there any techs you know who could perform a re...
by thedudear
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Serial Numbers
Topic: ~1972 Orange OR-80
Replies: 9
Views: 592

Re: ~1972 Orange OR-80

Hey Guys, I just got back from a 3 month holiday in SE Asia, sorry for the late response. Feeling slightly rejuvenated, I disassembled the OR80 again and took some photos. The album is here: https://imgur.com/a/XJxNTgK I haven't learned much about it since then, my tech handed it back and said it wa...
by thedudear
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Serial Numbers
Topic: ~1972 Orange OR-80
Replies: 9
Views: 592

Re: ~1972 Orange OR-80

Hey LD50, Ill get some internal shots soon enough. I also suspected parasitic oscillation, but my tech was unable to reproduce this. Is this a problem that could react differently with a resistive dummy load? It's puzzling since its such an obvious problem, turn the volume up, the amp output clicks ...
by thedudear
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Serial Numbers
Topic: ~1972 Orange OR-80
Replies: 9
Views: 592

~1972 Orange OR-80

Hey all, just got my OR-80 that I purchased over the summer back from my tech. A myriad of issues with it (mostly) sorted out, I'm looking to get some input on dating this thing. It was sold as a 72' OR-80. Looking at the Orange Field Guide, that seems to match up except that the FAC "squiggle" star...