#1
Guy near me is trying to sell a MusicMan 130 HD solid state amp head with the matching cabinet. Not really a fan of solid state amps but it would look cool in my room and from what i got from youtube sounds decent and loud enough to be a backup amp for gigging and such.

Apparently supposed to be a solid state twin reverb but who knows.
Guy wants $550 let me know what you think. THANKS -JON
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#2
The HD130 has EL34's not 6L6 like the HD120. Do you know if it has the 12ax7 PI or is it the latter model with a SS PI?


But OT that seems like a typical price for them to go for, so not an amazing deal, but your not being ripped off


They are SS pre amps and Tube power sections, so more of a hybrid twin flavor.
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#3
One of the few hybrids that sounds good. It's what Joe Strummer used in The Clash.
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#4
Not sure about the cab soundwise, but the heads are sweet. The power section is tube.

I see the heads go for 500-700 all the time so that for the stack is a good deal if it's in good shape. If you like the twin sound, I'd go for it. They're cool amps and sounds really nice. I'd love to get one someday.
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#5
Like everyone has stated, it's more like a hybrid/ tube power amp kind of deal and sounds like a Twin. They are good sounding amps.
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#6
i have a Music Man HD130 2x12" and love it. i have an earlier model with the tube PI.

i don't think i paid much more than $300 for mine, but they overall are nice amps. i love the tone when you get it up there.
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Actually, now that I think about it, Joe used a 120 didn't he?
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Actually, now that I think about it, Joe used a 120 didn't he?


for clarification what joe? satrani? strummer? etc.
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#9
I had a MM 112RD-50 with EV speaker for a while and it had high build quality and really articulate clean tones. I could never get that on-the-edge pushed Deluxe Reverb tone I was looking for and it didn't take OD pedals very well. I eventually sold it to a Jazz player who still has it. Jazz or country pickin it's hard to beat but not my cup o tea for Classic Rock.
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#10
Well, Strummer. He is the one I mentioned in my previous post.
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Well, Strummer. He is the one I mentioned in my previous post.


myself. i do like the one i have. definitely check one out. they are also (and to some degree obviously) very loud amps. stay clean forever.
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