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Old 02-04-2013, 02:30 PM   #1
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Old Ampeg VT22, how much?

Other guitarist in my group is hoping to pick up a new amp soon. After playing a VT22 in the studio he said he would certainly consider it if one popped up.

Low and behold good ole Craigslist has one, but the guy is asking for $1000 or best offer, which tells me with that high of a price he must not be willing to go too much lower than that.

Does that sound right, that doesn't strike me as a good price for those. I've seen old ampeg guitar amps go as high as 800. Is that too much?

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Old 02-04-2013, 05:59 PM   #2
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Another UG'er from the Boston area uses a V4, the head version of the VT-22, in his band. He loves it. I have a V2, 60 watt version of the V4, in the shop getting fixed up. I wouldn't pay more than $500 for it.
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:20 PM   #3
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They have 1 VT22 1x12 for $599 on guitarcenter used site, and several VT22 2x12's for $699
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:23 PM   #4
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but the guy is asking for $1000 or best offer, which tells me with that high of a price he must not be willing to go too much lower than that.

no.

it just tells you he's listed it high.

way too high.

people that do that are either
1 - fishing for noobs to buy at a high price
2 - listing it that high because their wife said "sell it", and they have it listed stupidly high so nobody buys it.
3 - it's that high so he has room to come down bunches and make the buyer think they're really getting a good deal.
4 - it's probably 2.
5 - he's new to craigslist.
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:23 PM   #5
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^^ The GC nearest me has one right now for $650.
Don't dish out that much for it.
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:45 PM   #6
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Dude, I bought my Ampeg for like $200...
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:15 PM   #7
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$1000 is absurd. Depending on condition I wouldn't spend much more than $450 on a VT-22.

They are slightly overpriced on guitar center in my opinion.
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