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I had a Bugera BVV3000 (SVT clone) a long time ago and I couldn’t fault it . Sounded massive, rock solid and as cheap as chips 

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10 minutes ago, Quilly said:

I had a Bugera BVV3000 (SVT clone) a long time ago and I couldn’t fault it . Sounded massive, rock solid and as cheap as chips 

I missed one for sale here a while ago. Would have loved to try it. 

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12 minutes ago, stewblack said:

I missed one for sale here a while ago. Would have loved to try it. 

Weighed a ton mind , 36kg or something used a ton of valves. Sounded great,  really warm , clean sounding amp. Tons of bottom end. It had 6x6550s as I recall and a self bias function. I didn’t have it long .

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56 minutes ago, Quilly said:

Weighed a ton mind , 36kg or something used a ton of valves. Sounded great,  really warm , clean sounding amp. Tons of bottom end. It had 6x6550s as I recall and a self bias function. I didn’t have it long .

Lighter than my SVT I think, but I could be wrong 

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6 hours ago, stewblack said:

Lighter than my SVT I think, but I could be wrong 

Maybe a bag of sugar or 2 less...still a hernia generator 

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Slightly OT but I know someone who had an SVT, stored it sideways and a transformer came off its mounts and dropped through £%&&£% worth of expensive valves...

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12 hours ago, stewblack said:

A bunch of

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football fans.

a bunch of Klinsmen?

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41 minutes ago, MacDaddy said:

a bunch of Klinsmen?

Beware the KKKKK...

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On 23/01/2020 at 09:48, Stub Mandrel said:

Slightly OT but I know someone who had an SVT, stored it sideways and a transformer came off its mounts and dropped through £%&&£% worth of expensive valves...

They’re actually crazy heavy . I mean ridiculously heavy . If they were being used in a building site the HSA would insist you use a hoist to move it...I’m not exaggerating 

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On 15/12/2019 at 21:30, thodrik said:

EBS Fafner has a similar thing. The bulb keeps breaking. I am going to replace it with a blue bulb instead, so people will think that the pre-amp valve is really cold. 

Done!

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Just trying it out, I definitely believe that the blue LED really adds greater presence to the mids compared to the standard red filament bulb...

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15 hours ago, thodrik said:

Just trying it out, I definitely believe that the blue LED really adds greater presence to the mids compared to the standard red filament bulb...

It should definitely increase the heft. 

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On ‎22‎/‎12‎/‎2019 at 09:53, King Tut said:

So I've learned from this thread that most lighty up amps are lit by LEDs and not valves and that preamp valves don't usually glow. Thanks fellas. Anyone else out there rocking a Veyron T at the moment?

yep, I will admit that it went back to Thomann (and back to Bugera) for a new main power board, as it was cutting out occasionally at high input levels but they fixed under warranty without quibble and it has been faultless since. I use mine on an upright bass with a K&K rockabilly pickup and preamp setup, previously through a Hartke 410 hydrive but now mainly through an elbee 210. it moves some serious air!

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It's just a bit of fluff circuitry that can go wrong and possibly cause some problem down the road. :)

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