OR_100 serial v213

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mattP
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OR_100 serial v213

Post by mattP » Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:03 pm

Hi,

I've got this really old amp....

http://tinypic.com/r/xp9gk8/9

It's serial number v213. When I bought it ( about 25 years ago ) the guy in the shop ran it through a nice pedal and it sounded amazing. I never got it together to get the speakers for it though and it's been sitting in a shed for quite a while. I think I may need to restore it. I'm scared if I plug it in it might just blow up.

It's a hell of a thing though. Rough around the edges but it has a charm.

Anyone ever restored one of these?

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Re: OR_100 serial v213

Post by bclaire » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:56 pm

If you have an amp tech you trust, bring it to them and let them slowly bring up the voltages and check it out overall.

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Re: OR_100 serial v213

Post by Gladmarr » Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:56 pm

Looks to be in pretty good shape for sitting in a shed for years. And now for the standard joke around here:
It looks like a lot of work, you should just send it to me, I’ll take care of it.

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Re: OR_100 serial v213

Post by LD50 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:05 pm

Looks to be quite respectable (cracked front panel is quite common).

Where are you based?

I have just finished work on a couple of these and they are pretty simple to work on.

Take care who you get to 'restore' it as some horrible things get done.

If you want you can send me a pm if you are in the UK not too far from Suffolk!

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