Dumble Amps
Ben Howell
Jun 7 2007, 02:31 PM
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Hey Guys,

Hope all are well smile.gif

Rarely do i talk about gear, but i just wondered whether anyone has ever heard/seen/played one of these mythical beasts, and whether they really do live up to their $50000 reputation!

Any thoughts welcome.

Ben

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Andrew Cockburn
Jun 7 2007, 04:18 PM
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QUOTE (benhowell @ Jun 7 2007, 09:31 AM) *
Hey Guys,

Hope all are well smile.gif

Rarely do i talk about gear, but i just wondered whether anyone has ever heard/seen/played one of these mythical beasts, and whether they really do live up to their $50000 reputation!

Any thoughts welcome.

Ben


I never heard of them, but I'm not really an Amp guy smile.gif

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Ben Howell
Jun 7 2007, 04:22 PM
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QUOTE (Andrew Cockburn @ Jun 7 2007, 04:18 PM) *
I never heard of them, but I'm not really an Amp guy smile.gif


Hello Andrew,

Really? Theyre the amps that Larry Carlton, Robben Ford use, and are extremely coveted.

If you like that type of music...But they reach prices such as $50000, or are at least promoted at that much.

Made by Howard Dumble.

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Andrew Cockburn
Jun 7 2007, 04:25 PM
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QUOTE (benhowell @ Jun 7 2007, 11:22 AM) *
Hello Andrew,

Really? Theyre the amps that Larry Carlton, Robben Ford use, and are extremely coveted.

If you like that type of music...But they reach prices such as $50000, or are at least promoted at that much.

Made by Howard Dumble.

Ben


And Eric Johnson, SRV and Santanna according to Wikipedia - interesting. Don't think I'll ever afford one ...

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Ben Howell
Jun 7 2007, 04:36 PM
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QUOTE (Andrew Cockburn @ Jun 7 2007, 04:25 PM) *
And Eric Johnson, SRV and Santanna according to Wikipedia - interesting. Don't think I'll ever afford one ...


Indeed, lol. Silly money, but apparently a fair few people have seen them/played them, considering their rarity/price!

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Kristofer Dahl
Jun 7 2007, 10:20 PM
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Never played them - only heard about them from SRV interviews (appearenty he used dumble simultaneously with a whole bunch of other amps..). I'd love to try one though - expensive amps are always a blast to play! biggrin.gif

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David OToole
Jul 4 2007, 12:42 PM
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QUOTE (benhowell @ Jun 7 2007, 03:31 PM) *
Hey Guys,

Hope all are well smile.gif

Rarely do i talk about gear, but i just wondered whether anyone has ever heard/seen/played one of these mythical beasts, and whether they really do live up to their $50000 reputation!

Any thoughts welcome.

Ben


Yup I've heard rumours, stories, legends and tall tales about them but I never seen one - like the Yeti smile.gif. Sounds a bit expensive that price tag just to move a bit of air lol.

But I believe they're the biz - must be if the guys mentioned use them, but to justify that price tag hmm. You could buy a lot of things with 50 grand - send me the money and I'll do a live experiment on it if you like smile.gif.

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Muris Varajic
Jan 26 2008, 01:27 AM
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QUOTE (Andrew Cockburn @ Jun 7 2007, 04:18 PM) *
I never heard of them, but I'm not really an Amp guy smile.gif


laugh.gif Now that IS modest guy biggrin.gif

Gonna check out eBay,50000$ laugh.gif

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QUOTE (Muris @ Jan 25 2008, 07:27 PM) *
laugh.gif Now that IS modest guy biggrin.gif

Gonna check out eBay,50000$ laugh.gif


Wow, old thread ! That was way back before I learned anything at all about amps, it was a whole month after that that I decided to build my own! Hmmm. Maybe I can sell the A.C.1 on eBay.... maybe for $5 laugh.gif

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Muris Varajic
Jan 26 2008, 03:48 AM
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Ahhh,I see,you heard about Dumble and its price and you wanted to make one a month latter biggrin.gif wink.gif

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QUOTE (Muris @ Jan 25 2008, 09:48 PM) *
Ahhh,I see,you heard about Dumble and its price and you wanted to make one a month latter biggrin.gif wink.gif


Yes, that's about right laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif

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