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Replacing the innards of a combo?

Postby al_diablo » Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:39 pm

I have a vox valvetronix modelling amp that is irreparably broken - rather than scrap it I've used it as a very nice 2x12 cab but it would be great to have it as a fully functional combo.

Is there a company that would supply me a replacement amp to put in the existing cab?

This would be for practice at home and recording so I dont need it to be loud enough to gig.
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Re: Replacing the innards of a combo?

Postby resistorman » Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:14 pm

You could just put a power amp in it and use a modeling pedal?
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Re: Replacing the innards of a combo?

Postby al_diablo » Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:48 pm

resistorman wrote:You could just put a power amp in it and use a modeling pedal?

That's an idea I hadn't even considered!

And now I look at it there are plenty of pedalboard amps to think of
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Re: Replacing the innards of a combo?

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:54 pm

Or you could build one of these https://www.ampmaker.com I built a PP-18 (now replaced by the P1800) and it has been my main gig and recording amp since.
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Re: Replacing the innards of a combo?

Postby Hewesy » Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:33 pm

Or get one of the tiny Vox NuTube amps and rehouse it inside.

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