Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Magnatone Estey Model 432 Starlite w True Vibrato in Portland for $400



These little 432 are extremely cool Magnatones - they have BOTH the Pitch Shifting Vibrato and tube Tremolo circuit - and they have Tube Reverb - all into a 12 inch speaker in a nice compact 20 x 22 x 10 inch package. What's not to love?! Oh, well they do use a slightly rare ELL80 power tube (about 12 watts) but the tubes last a long time in these babies. Magnatones are extrenmely well built amps. This amp cost $200 bucks brand new back in 1966!

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Estey Magnatone Model 432 Tube Amp Amplifier - $400 (SE near 38th stark)

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Date: 2010-02-10, 12:52PM PST
Reply to: sale-3ypw3-1595065130@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

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I have a really cool and unique sounding '60s Estey Magnatone amp. Single 12" Speaker. It is all in good shape, I had it gone over and the power plug replaced with a grounded one by Brian Sours. Being a '60s tube amp it's not the quietest amp in the world, but it's what you'd expect. The reverb, trem and vibrato all work, and I believe the footswitch outs work as well, but I don't have a footswitch to try them. The three inputs all provide their own cool character, and allow you to go from a clean vibrato spaghetti western tone all the way to way loud raunchy overdrive. It is about 12 watts, and I would say in the same power range as a Blues Junior. Let me know if you want to try it out.


Location: SE near 38th stark

1 comment:

  1. Hey, have you sold it already? (I'm sure you have, but the listing is still here.) Michel

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