An Orange with no hieroglyphic symbols?

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An Orange with no hieroglyphic symbols?

Post by JDLM » Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:51 pm

I just bout a 2008 AD30 HTC that sounds incredible. It's the one I mentioned that had the Mercury Magnetic transformers. It was a great price too. The bummer is that the tolex is black and the front panel does not have the cool hieroglyphic symbols (🎼, ➡️⬅️, etc.) oranges are famous for :(

I'm trying to attach a picture, but it doesn't let me. Anyways, can any of you school me on this? Is this a special edition head? Is this a fake? Is there a way to order a new panel from Orange? Is it too much of a hassle to replace the panel?

Cheers!

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Re: An Orange with no hieroglyphic symbols?

Post by fiveightandten » Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:48 pm

That is correct for a 2008 AD30. They redesigned the face plate a few years ago, but any of them from the beginning of production up until recently did not have Pics and Text, they were text only on the face panels.

I don't recall the exact date, but I think they changed the face plate design in 2015 or so. The vast majority of AD30s out there in the wild are the old design.

The black tolex amps are cool as well. I'd rock it. They look good with the black tolex cabs. I have one of each, personally. If you hate it that much, find someone with an Orange tolex head sleeve that wants to trade with you. I'm sure you could find someone.

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Re: An Orange with no hieroglyphic symbols?

Post by Jondog » Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:30 pm

Doesn't bother Jimmy Page :wink:
I personally like those ones. I think they look classy.
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Re: An Orange with no hieroglyphic symbols?

Post by JDLM » Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:43 pm

Jondog wrote:
Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:30 pm
Doesn't bother Jimmy Page :wink:
I personally like those ones. I think they look classy.
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Well, if it works for Jimmy Page, it surely works for me 😊

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Re: An Orange with no hieroglyphic symbols?

Post by MikeD » Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:01 pm

"or ge".... "orgy".... I just got that :lol: :lol:

Now that's keeping it "classy" :lol: :lol:
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Re: An Orange with no hieroglyphic symbols?

Post by Jondog » Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:08 pm

MikeD wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:01 pm
"or ge".... "orgy".... I just got that :lol: :lol:

Now that's keeping it "classy" :lol: :lol:
I heard he did that because of endorsements or something.
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