Mesa Single Rec W/ A 4x12 Cab
fatb0t
Feb 11 2009, 04:23 PM
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Guys I found an ad on my local craigslist for a Mesa Single Rectifier with a 4x12 cabinet... He said make him an offer...
erm, I don't know what to offer him haha... anyone know if this is a good amp and what a good price would be?
I already own a Mesa F-50 combo which I like (but don't love) so I don't NEED a new amp but if I could get a good price I would definitely buy it and sell my F-50.

Any suggestions my friends?

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Feb 11 2009, 06:37 PM
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Anyone ever USE a single rec head or even a Mesa 4x12 cab?

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Feb 12 2009, 04:40 AM
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You can find the head's used on guitar center's site for SOMETIMES $900! The cheapest I ever saw was like $800 though. It's an absolutely amazing amp IMO. It's got enough features to excite you for a couple months and it's got much more realistic wattage than the dual or triples. I'd offer him $1400 to start.

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Feb 12 2009, 03:08 PM
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Cool thanks for the info, I emailed the guy..

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QUOTE (fatb0t @ Feb 12 2009, 09:08 AM) *
Cool thanks for the info, I emailed the guy..

love to help man good luck. BTW you may be better off looking for a rectoverb combo instead of a single w/412. It'll be the same amp but in combo version. You can find em for about 900-1000 bucks these days.

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Marcus Siepen
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I am using Rectocabs and a Tripple Rectifier, best cabinets in the world, best amp in the world, but I never played a single rectifier. Do you have any chance to try it yourself, if possible with your own guitar, like this you could get the best impression.

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What's the deal with these amps? They are the same as other rectifiers, just have one channel? Is that a clean channel that breaks up when pushed hard so you must add pedals?

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QUOTE (Ivan Milenkovic @ Feb 16 2009, 09:27 AM) *
What's the deal with these amps? They are the same as other rectifiers, just have one channel? Is that a clean channel that breaks up when pushed hard so you must add pedals?

Two channel amps. Clean and LOUD smile.gif Plus the clean has two modes and the LOUD as i call it has three. Dual and Triple are 3 channel amps. Single/dual/triple speaks to the amount of rectifier tubes in it not the channels.

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I see, thanks for the info mate! smile.gif

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Another difference is the power, the single rectifier only has 50 watts, while my tripple rectifier has 150 watts, mine is "slightly" more powerful wink.gif

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QUOTE (Marcus Siepen @ Feb 17 2009, 09:26 AM) *
Another difference is the power, the single rectifier only has 50 watts, while my tripple rectifier has 150 watts, mine is "slightly" more powerful wink.gif


Show off tongue.gif

Maybe do a small offer and if he doesn't accept save up for the Marcus Siepen Deluxe pack smile.gif

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QUOTE (Marcus Siepen @ Feb 17 2009, 04:26 AM) *
Another difference is the power, the single rectifier only has 50 watts, while my tripple rectifier has 150 watts, mine is "slightly" more powerful wink.gif

Had to show me up didn't ya? Sry i forgot

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biggrin.gif I am not using any special deluxe pack, just regular Rectocabs and a regular Tripple Rectifier, no mods, no nothing wink.gif It is an old Rectifier though, on of the original ones, with only 2 channels.

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QUOTE (Marcus Siepen @ Feb 18 2009, 05:18 AM) *
biggrin.gif I am not using any special deluxe pack, just regular Rectocabs and a regular Tripple Rectifier, no mods, no nothing wink.gif It is an old Rectifier though, on of the original ones, with only 2 channels.

That's my favorite thing about mesa. They are used stock where as tons of other companys products are modded for a sound. I guess that's cause they are basically hot rodded fenders at heart

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QUOTE (Marshmall0wz @ Feb 18 2009, 03:51 PM) *
That's my favorite thing about mesa. They are used stock where as tons of other companys products are modded for a sound. I guess that's cause they are basically hot rodded fenders at heart

yeah... insanely hot rodded fenders laugh.gif
but i think this amps look like a cool piece of gear, i am considering to buy one when i will get money

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QUOTE (Marcus Siepen @ Feb 17 2009, 10:26 AM) *
Another difference is the power, the single rectifier only has 50 watts, while my tripple rectifier has 150 watts, mine is "slightly" more powerful wink.gif


Thanks for this info, didn't know this fact. Will have to check out more of the Mesa gear specs soon!


PS 150W?? Demolition Machine! biggrin.gif

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