Paying it forward - 2-Channel "H"

Discussion in 'Amplifiers' started by Em7, Jun 14, 2018.

  1. Em7

    Em7 deus ex machina

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    I am looking to part with my 2-Channel "H". It is the amp that was used to develop my battery-less LED footswitch mod (http://forums.prsguitars.com/thread...itch-mod-for-pre-custom-2-channel-amps.23835/). I was going to sell it, but I have decided pay it forward by giving the amp away to a deserving musician. I am talking about a guitarist with talent for whom such an amp is out of his/her reach. I am including an Avatar G212 Vintage 2x12 cabinet that is loaded with two Weber VST Ceramic Blue Dogs that Ted Sr. built for me back in the late nineties when I was building amps (before Ted turned the business over to his son). It is an 8-Ohm 60W cabinet (two 30W 16-own speakers wired in parallel). Both the amp and the cabinet have only seen home use, so they are in like-new condition. I downsized my digs a few years ago. I need the room more than I need the amp. I could sell it, but I am looking to do some good and hopefully earn a little good karma in the process. What I am not looking to do is to give the amp to someone who is just going to flip it for a profit. Hopefully, one of you guys can point me to someone in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. Metro Area. However, I am open to people in other states as long as they are willing to come to Maryland to pick it up.
     
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  2. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    My gawd man!
    This must be the single most selfless and kind thing I've ever seen an individual do, on here or anywhere else!
    Dudes... in case you don't know, this amp rocks! Avatar makes killer cabs too... I own both.
    Holy crap!
    Make sure it goes to a loving home for a musician in need of a killer rig! Like Em7 says, no flippers or opportunists!
    Wow... stunned... Nicely done sir:cool::cool::cool:
     
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  3. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Silver pants make me wanna dance.

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    toothace At least I'm good at dentistry

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  5. Em7

    Em7 deus ex machina

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    Here is what the Avatar Vintage G212 looks like:

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    As I mentioned, it is an oversized 2x12 cabinet that is not much smaller than a 4x12.
     
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  6. Em7

    Em7 deus ex machina

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  7. Leeric

    Leeric New Member

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    Kudos to you man. May good karma be your friend
     
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  8. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    What the other guys have said! Good for you. Someone on here must know a worthy recipient that will make that baby sing!!:D
     
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  9. rugerpc

    rugerpc A♥ hoards guitars ♥A
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    Holy crap on a cracker....

    Em7 just blew the whole 'pay it forward' concept out of the water...

    I'm stunned.
     
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  10. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    This times infinity! Dude, that is a selfless act. Way to go!
     
  11. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Who here knows a worthy recipient in Em7's area? This is epic!
     
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  12. Em7

    Em7 deus ex machina

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    I have one candidate at this point. However, if there are others, I will make my final decision based on where I believe that amp will find the best home. I have been wanting to pay it forward for some time, but I want the amp to go to someone who will appreciate receiving it. That is not an easy thing to do outside of the PRS community. I only have room for one tube amp, and that is going to be the last of the prototype amps that I designed and built.
     
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    rugerpc A♥ hoards guitars ♥A
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    If I could actually play worth a sh!t, I'd kill to be on the short list for that amp.

    But giving it to me would be like giving a Ferrari to a 5 year old.
     
  14. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Silver pants make me wanna dance.

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    There’s only one dude I know who fits the criteria.... but he’s in Chicago. And would be too proud to accept gas money from me, let alone an amp.
     
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  15. veinbuster

    veinbuster Coming of age

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    I’ve noticed that some people find it easier to accept something that needs a new home than money.
     
  16. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    Those are really nice cabs, too.
     
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  17. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    A truly lovely thing to do for some lucky musician!

    I wish I knew someone I could recommend.
     
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  18. DreamTheaterRules

    DreamTheaterRules Former Lyricist for Calhoun Tubbs

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    Amen!
     
  19. JustRob

    JustRob Just a member

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    I'd like to nominate Em7 as King of Pay it Forward! What a great guy!

    Last night Mark brought the amp and cab to my friend and coworker Vi.
    Vi lives just outside of Ellicott City and had his basement flooded during the last event. He lost a guitar, 2 amps, and a lot of drywall and flooring.
    He skipped EXP2018 to work on his house and because insurance isn't covering it, his gear funds are gone.

    I can't say enough about how wonderful Mark is, and the same is true about so many others on this forum.
    It's an honor to be a member here. :)
     
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  20. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Here, here! Well said! I feel exactly the same as your last comments!
     
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