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I've accidentally ended up with a new rig this week. I've been looking for a backup for my Hiwatt DR103, but haven't found another for less than £1500! an idle look at ebay came up with a hand built point to point wired clone at a fifth of that price...... in Portugal. the seller had put up some youtube footage of the amp in action, so I took the plunge... mine was the only bid, and it turned up on Tuesday. meanwhile, Stealth had put up 'The Beast' , his Ashdown 8x10 up for sale on Basschat. I really shouldn't have, but I bought that too.

Here's the old and the new n an A/B test. Probably a bit much for a 12x12 foot room!

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You beat me to Stealth's cab. I don't need it and therefore should be happy to have saved the money. 

But seeing this, oh my. How good would that look under my CTM 100? 

Congratulations on two killer rigs. I bet you just sit and stare at them don't you? 😉

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