Wednesday, June 13, 2012

1964 Ampeg ReverbRocket in Matoon Il (Indiana?) for $425

This seller is offering a 1964 Ampeg Reverbrocket (I believe they were once called "Reverb-o-Rockets") and though I am not sure if Matoon-Charleston is in Illinois or Indiana it is somewhere in that part of the country.

These are pretty darn nice amps - especially when you can find them in mostly original condition.   The reverb is different than a Fender but it is still very useful

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Ampeg Reverberocket R-12-R-B 1964 - $425 (Mattoon)


Date: 2012-06-12, 9:24PM CDT
Reply to: m998q-3074441780@sale.craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

FS: 1964 Ampeg Reverberocket includes original Jensen speaker, original footswitch. Fully functional sounds great. New leather carrying handle. Recently capped and professionally gone through. All of the tubes are Ampeg labeled vintage except on 6sl7 tube which is GE. The tolex has some wear but no bad blemishes. There is a little tarnish on the control panel but nothing excessive. This amp with a slightly more efficient speaker would work in a band. Very touch sensative.Barks like a Tweed Deluxe but Can also be smooth and clean. this is a perfect players amp. Great Ampeg Reverb and Tremolo.

$425 for this great vintage tube amp that works and has been maintained and is ready to work for the next 20 years.

I am selling to get some $ to buy my 11 yr old daughter some drum equipment for her birthday.

I will respond to any inquiries with a phone number and I will get back to you ASAP.

2 comments:

  1. JC:

    These are incredible amps, definitely one of the best out there.
    I played in a band where all three of us played through a 1962 (each one of us through one of the three inputs).
    It is titled Reverberocket (not Reverborocket).
    I bought this amp on a recommendation from David'O Pahoa from the band The Plimsouls (Million Miles Away) and have never regretted it.

    Cheer,
    Lord Conley

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  2. this is in Illinois (I went to school in Charleston and presently only live 45 min. away). This is dang tempting....

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