Talk to me about the AD30H..

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BrianPhase90
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Talk to me about the AD30H..

Post by BrianPhase90 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 3:48 am

I just picked one up this weekend for $200. I'm pretty stoked... How do
they compare to the newer AD30HTC? (besides the obvious 2nd channel of course)

Oh... and Hai! My name is Brian. :D

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Post by yvon » Wed Apr 15, 2009 3:57 am

$200 for an AD30 !!!!

You won the lottery!

AD30 are fantastic amps.

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Post by sesroh » Wed Apr 15, 2009 4:01 am

who the hell in their right mind would sell one for $200??

did you see any syringes lying around when you went to pick it up?? :roll:
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Post by stevo2112 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 4:04 am

damn, son- maybe it's hot!

i know some people prefer the sound of the single channel but i haven't played one myself. one guy on here- kittenface- definitely has one.
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Post by BrianPhase90 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 4:17 am

It's not hot... I got it broken... Well, a tube was loose :wink:

I'm looking to retube it soon... suggestions?

I have a Rocker 30 combo as well that I love... I played the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake Iowa (Buddy Holly anyone?) on saturday and really got to crank it... Lovely!

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Post by irish_admiral » Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:10 am

Good score! I got a really nice deal on my AD30R, so know how you feel.

Valves... won't go wrong with JJs or EHX. Some guys here are really recommending the Tung Sols also.

I'd probably throw it into a tech quick a quick health checkup if you're not sure it was literally just one duff valve stopping it working.

The single channels are great amps... prefer the sound of mine to any TCs i've played. Can't tell you why though.
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Post by kittenface » Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:06 am

the best!

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Post by Rimnorezn » Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:21 pm

I hate you... well, maybe not hate, but extremely jealous!

$200?! I'd love to have a proper backup amp... and for that pittance?!
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Post by airforce_brian » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:36 pm

Dude, that's an unreal deal!

AD30's are sweet amps, and most say that the single channel model is the best of the bunch! Congrats on a sweet deal on a sweet amp!
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Post by BrianPhase90 » Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:42 am

Thanks! I am really impressed with the tone. It has the awesome Orange sound that my rocker 30 has, but different enough that I think I'll have to keep them both!

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Post by Jacco428 » Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:06 am

Don't keep them both, sell the AD30 to ME :D
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