Friday, May 11, 2012

Airline 62-9013A on ebay for $329 BIN - good deal if you live in DE

This seller is quoting a high shipping rate but that may be able to be adjusted - especially if you live in Delaware and can pick this one up.  The 9013A's are some of the best little 15 watt vintage amps you can find.  I've had mine for years and I've bought and sold many other amps but I keep this one.

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3 comments:

  1. What are the main differences between these and the silvertone 1482s? Are the cabs better built on these? Also, I have heard the 1482s can be very muddy with no top end is it the same with this amp? Thanks!

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  2. They are very similar as far as the circuit since they have the same tube lineup but the Airline is a larger and more robust cabinet than the Silvertone. Both the 9013 and the 1482 have a nice sharp top end - it is just different from the tone of say a Fender Champ or Princeton. Also, the choice of speaker will make a big difference in the "voice" of the amp. Alnico vs Ceramic, etc.

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    1. Awesome, thanks Jim. I was thinking of getting an excelsior since I don't have a dual 6v6 amp but then I thought you can still get the old oddball amps that the excelsior is trying to emulate for around the same dough and I stumbled on one of these airlines. I'll have to see what shape it is in

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