Poll: Buy the Crate V5 at the pawn shop for $50-60
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View poll results: Buy the Crate V5 at the pawn shop for $50-60
Snag it?
17 89%
Leave it?
2 11%
Voters: 19.
Nate.K
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Join date: Dec 2008
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#1
Stopped by my local pawn shop today and found a Crate V5 Tube Amp for $50-60, in pretty good condition. I already have a sweet amp - a 10 year old AC30cc2x and am not looking for a backup or replacement, merely a different option that doesn't weigh in at 100 lbs (as my Vox does when I put it in a road case).

Any opinions on this little amp? Sells for $200 new and I have spare tubes lying around to replace the stock ones.
Last edited by Nate.K at Dec 3, 2012,
Arby911
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Join date: Jul 2010
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#2
Why don't you own it yet?

Hmmm....Hmmm.....GET UP!! Go NOW!

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TheNameOfNoone
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#3
If it sells for 200$, why the heck are you asking UG whether to buy or not? Seems illogical.
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#4
$50 isn't going to hurt you.
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#7
Its a $50 tube amp. Why the hell wouldn't you?
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#8
leave it to me!

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chatterbox272
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#9
Buy it. Or alternatively you could but it, put it in a box, and post it over to Western Australia and I'll buy it.
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#10
Quote by chatterbox272
Buy it. Or alternatively you could but it, put it in a box, and post it over to Western Australia and I'll buy it.

... for quadruple the price.
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#11
Step one: Buy

Step two: Play

Step three: Determine if you like it.

Step four A: If Like=True, then keep

Step four B: If Like=False, then sell

Step five B: Profit
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#12
Quote by cdr_salamander
... for quadruple the price.

And it'd still be cheaper than any equivalent I'd be able to get locally
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#13
Bai it and sell it.
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