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GIBSON GA-50 Amazing barn find of this amazing vintage amp

#1 User is offline   eddieG 

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 04:34 PM

Hey guys, still trying to recover my breath after the miraculous fortune to have come across this little amazing "barn find".

I don't really know that much about these oldies (late forties/early fifties) but I'm damn sure is the they look absolutely beautiful.

This amp is not in any pristine shape as you can see in the pictures but i will definitely have some fun doing some serious restoration.

Something i saw immediately was the fact that both speakers are not originals, i know they come with a Jensen P12 and P8 speakers.

The handle is missing also and based on the schematics i see the pre-amp tubes and twin power tubes are original.

Not footswitch or cover also...any other info you could provide is more than welcome!!!

cheers


eddie

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 06:25 AM

Cool! [thumbup] [thumbup]
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#3 User is offline   eddieG 

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Posted 03 March 2017 - 06:56 PM

View Postbadbluesplayer, on 02 March 2017 - 06:25 AM, said:

Cool! [thumbup] [thumbup]


Thanks mate!
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#4 User is offline   Big Bill 

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Posted 24 June 2017 - 10:11 PM

Does it power up?
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Posted 25 June 2017 - 11:47 AM

i would not power that up without first at least putting a new power cord on it.


p.s. awesome amp you got there
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