NAD: CAD HXDA "Purple Haze"

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  1. TAJ

    TAJ New Member

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    Hey guys, I wanted to share with everyone my new HXDA and matching Cab that I am loving right now!! After watching plenty of demos of the HXDA in action, and reading all the great info from Les, I put my order in back in April with Brent over at TGS. Brent was great to work with and was very receptive to my idea for this amp build. I wanted to put together an amp that not only sounds like Hendrix (which it nails!!) but also looks like something you might have seen on stage with him. So during the build process, my progress emails from Brent were always titled "Purple Haze". And thus the amp, and its name were born.

    There is not much more I can add to what you all have heard or read from Les about this amp and its tone. I am totally a believer in PRS and it's amps now!! WOW, this thing really has an amazing tone to it! This is a 100 Watt version with a Buffered send/return effects loop. The amazing thing about this amp is that even though it is 100 watts, the "master volume" work amazingly well. I can dial in a sound and turn the master down and still get amazing tone!!

    I think the one downside to owning this amp now is that I am going to want to add more :p Anyway, here the pics.....

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  2. Sekunda

    Sekunda Music is life

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    Excellent amp! Love the purple haze... Hope you enjoy melting some faces with this bad boy!
     
  3. mapleleaf14

    mapleleaf14 New Member

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    BEAUTIFUL amp/cab combo! Not helping my Amp GAS at all.
     
  4. TAJ

    TAJ New Member

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    Thanks man. Sorry about feeding the GAS.
     
  5. daveyisgreat

    daveyisgreat Incompetent Hack

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    Wow, that is incredible! That black paisley looks so sweet.
     
  6. Jazzedout

    Jazzedout More Guitars than Time...

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    How many power tubes are in there?
     
  7. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    jfb Plank Owner

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    This thing is absolutely incredible. I am blown away. Great, great combo of materials. Well done!
     
  9. WEDGE

    WEDGE Zombie five, DFZ

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    Hot lookin amp!
     
  10. crgtr

    crgtr Zombie Eight - DFZ

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  11. Kine

    Kine Large Member

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    Ah man that's awesome! Congrats on the new HXDA and matching cab!

    Love the settings you have dialed in too... got that HX knob dimed! :rock:
     
  12. TAJ

    TAJ New Member

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    Thanks guys for all the complements!! I really appreciate it!! It really is an incredible amp!
     
  13. Sekunda

    Sekunda Music is life

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    I'd be interested in hearing the difference from 50 watts to 100 watts... :eek:
     
  14. tiboy

    tiboy New Member

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    Sweet acquisition. Grats!
     
  15. JustRob

    JustRob Zombie Six, DFZ

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    Gorgeous! Congrats!
     
  16. Egads

    Egads One, Two, THIRTEEN!

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    Black Paisley AND Purple Haze?!?!?!?! A-fricking-MAZING! Congrats.
     
  17. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    That is freaking magnificent!!!!
     
  18. TAJ

    TAJ New Member

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    Thanks again guys for all the compliments. I am very lucky to own such a great amp!! Thanks and props to PRS :rock:
     
  19. TJIann

    TJIann Some call me.... Tim

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    That is stunning. ....and HX/DAs are the best PRS amp!
     
  20. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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