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Forum: Amps, etc. [DB] 06-01-2016, 03:31 PM
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Posted By John Cubbage
Fender bass amp circa 1959 was one piece plywood...

Fender bass amp circa 1959 was one piece plywood covered in a tan material with a darker brown small hound's tooth print on it. The speaker grill was a dark brown color (woven) material.

Later in...
Forum: Amps, etc. [DB] 05-28-2016, 12:54 PM
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Posted By John Cubbage
Fender amps sold to CBS

Fender amps had an excellent reputation up until the mid to late 1960s. At that time, Fender sold the amp division to CBS. When that happened, the Red Bank Music store began to get a lot of returns...
Forum: Amps, etc. [DB] 05-23-2016, 10:30 AM
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Posted By John Cubbage
Ampeg Portaflex Amps

Yes. I think the Ampeg bass amps in the 1960s that had the flip top were called "Portaflex." Thanks for that detail.

- Dr. C.
Forum: Amps, etc. [DB] 05-21-2016, 12:14 PM
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Posted By John Cubbage
Sunn and Kustom

[QUOTE=Eric Hochberg;27786]My first bass amp was late 60's when I started playing in high school. It was a Baldwin with a 15" and 12" speaker. I remember it as being a good, solid amp. I bought a...
Forum: Amps, etc. [DB] 05-21-2016, 10:48 AM
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Posted By John Cubbage
More on Ampeg Bass Amps

We're collecting some good information on the history of bass amps. Maybe it will help somebody if they try to restore an amp.

I remember the Ambeg Bass Amp in the early to mid 1960s. I saw two...
Forum: Amps, etc. [DB] 05-20-2016, 04:10 PM
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Posted By John Cubbage
Bass Amp History

Maybe it will be interesting for start a thread that will discuss and record information about various developments in bass amplifiers.

I got started wit bass guitar and bass amps in 1959 and...
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