Back up for sale is my Eden VT300a. But why would I need this I hear you cry, well....
The Eden VT series were designed and made in Holland by Koch when Eden first decided they needed a line of valve amps. The models a, b and c were all basically the same amp but with small tweaks made throughout the production. This particular model a is more like the model b with different jacks from earlier a’s and a tweaked back panel. Koch designed and built these amps in Holland with all the same components they used on the Koch branded amps.
Interestingly the design, build and components for the Eden VT300 and Sadowsky SA200 are only separated by two differences. The Sadowsky only uses EL34’s where the Eden will run both 34’s and 6550’s making it switchable from 200 to 300 watts. The other difference is a slightly different voiced preamp. Saving £1k for more headroom and more footswitchable options isn’t bad.
Since last having this amp up for sale I have reinstalled the valve retainers on the power valves. I have also switched up the preamp valves to be more open sounding. This is paired with the new power valves fitted and rack case.
THIS WEEKEND ONLY I’LL TAKE £650
There's not any real need to sell this now, but it doesn't get used any more and so I'll leave it here in case it could benefit anyone with the the same playing but different colour preferences.
Originally bought on this forum, it's a WD Music neck (dots on both sides so a left-hander could presumably use it) with an ebony board on a body made by Ernie McMillen. The pickups are Villex passive (stacked volume, passive mid and treble cut) and although there's a panel on the back there's nothing underneath it. The strings currently fitted are LaBella Copper white nylon, .050-.105. With the light body and these low tension strings I've found very comfortable to play.
I discovered that a crackling neck pickup volume control seems to have been a loose wire - I'll have to re-solder this if I can find my soldering iron or borrow one [Edit: Fixed - see below]. Everything else seems to be in order.
Collection would be preferred so it can be tried; I'm working in Oxford and live in West Oxfordshire, and could perhaps meet somewhere or deliver for petrol money. If required to post it would probably have to be Parcelforce ; in this case I'd have to include a gig bag (to be taken into account if you want to make an offer). I had a bass come over from Japan in said bag without damage.
Please ask if you have any questions.
Up for sale is my Jon Shuker 5 String Jazz built for me in 2013. It has a couple knocks and bumps having toured the world with me but nothing obvious from the front. Villex pickups and electronics with passive mid cut make for a very versatile sound. It’s not the lightest bass ever made, but plays and sounds great. Comes with it’s original Hiscox hard case, or will knock some off if you want it in a generic gigbag.
£1000 collected from Chingford, London.
Up is my MIJ jag in sunburst. Its a monster. I am moving house and have a few unforeseen bills to sort out, so Im operating a last in, first out policy on this.
I've played 6/7 of these over the years and this one is the best of the lot. Its in excellent condition and plays well. Sounds exactly as it should.
£650 INCLUDES UK SHIPPING
Unforseen events have now left me no choice but to drop the price again. Its now £600 including shipping. You wont find another this cheap anywhere.