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    Hey everyone, check out ebay item #919109015, he says his Peavey 5150 amp is 400 watts. No big deal really, but I e-mailed the guy stating that it's actually rated at 120 watts RMS, which is pretty good considering. Well, he got really upset and e-mailed me back a few times stating that it says 400 watts on the back, I sent him the URL for the Peavey 5150 page but he still won't say he's wrong. Maybe he thinks I created the web page just to prove my point, I don't know.


    I e-mailed the high bidder and told him what was up, he probably already know's. Feel free to e-mail the seller and enlighten him if you want.

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    jackass is probably reading the power consumption rating on the sticker by the power cord...
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    I didn't even think about that!! Wow that's stupid.

    He just e-mailed me again, he's either very young or completely crazy. For what he's trying to sell the head and halfstack for it's a fair deal really. I don't know why anyone would want to pay shipping for the 60 lbs head and the 160 lbs cabinet, but that's a different story.

    I told him that what he's doing could easily qualify as fraud but that doesn't seem to bother him.

    It would be cool if some people would e-mail him from here, it's at least good for a few laughs.

    [ November 04, 2002, 10:20 AM: Message edited by: willy4pres ]

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    I'm in a shitty mood today so bothering someone today was right up my alley. I emailed him.
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    He responded with...

    "It says 400 Watts on the back of the head. If you're interested, I can take

    a picture and send it to you. If that means 120 for some reason, than I am wrong. Let me know if you want me to do that.

    cc"

    So I told him to send me a picture.
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    He said basically the same thing to me to, but he didn't put it as nicely for some reason.

    I want to see this picture!!! The only 400 watt EVH 5150 Head known to man! I wonder if it's safe to run at 4 ohms?!

    I have one good thing to say about this guy, he stick's to his guns, he now has at least two different people telling him that he's wrong but he still replies back to them swearing it's rated at 400 watts.

    Here's one of his replies, it's pretty funny.

    "Nope. Says 400 Watts right on the back. 120 Watt amps don't sell new for
    $2200 on this planet."

    What do you say to something like that? At least he made my Monday morning amusing.

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    Originally posted by willy4pres:
    "Nope. Says 400 Watts right on the back. 120 Watt amps don't sell new for
    $2200 on this planet."
    ROFL! Obviously he's never heard of Mesa Boogie. [img]smile.gif[/img] And if he paid $2,200 for what he thought was a 400-watt 5150, I'll fall out of this chair laughing.
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    it IS 400 watts power consumption...i just looked at the owner's manual at the Peavey site (PDF file...) says 400 watts, 50/60 Hz, 120 VAC. but in the same block, it says 120 watts, RMS or something, i didn't scratch it down. so you guys are right...

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    He told me later on that he paid $1000.00 for it used a few years back (I guess he forgot to mention that in his description).

    Obviously paying that much for the head and the cabinet isn't a bad deal, but he must have thought he was getting an amazing deal if someone told him that it was $2200.00 new.

    I think this dude is just some punk kid that has no idea what he's trying to sell.

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    Unfortunately that's what happens when a brother marries a sister.
    You get a little marooon who'd have to study really hard to work his way up to stupid.
    Somebody buy the fuckin thing already and put the little pea brain out of his misery. After all, like he says, it's "Mega-heavy sound!"

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    There is a bandit for sale on ebay, and the guy says it retails for $899.00. Where do these people come from?

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    Originally posted by tribb:
    Unfortunately that's what happens when a brother marries a sister.
    You get a little marooon who'd have to study really hard to work his way up to stupid.
    Between your posts, and Brett's uncharacteristic "lookin' for a fight" attitude, I'm completely ROTFL. [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] [img]graemlins/drunk.gif[/img]

    This thread rocks! [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

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    I haven't gone into work yet today, had a PFT this morning. Can't wait to see if this guy e-mailed me again, hope not because I don't feel like messing around with him, need to get some work done! [img]graemlins/irked.gif[/img]

    UPDATE:

    Well he e-mailed me again, he was going off the Power Consumption Rating. I explained it to him as best I could, who knows, maybe he will actually read and understand it this time.

    UPDATE: [img]graemlins/yell.gif[/img]

    No he didn't. He seems to think that it's a "truer" statement as to the amps output, like when you daisy chain multiple cabs and heads togethor. I give up, I have smarter people to hassle. If someone buys it because they think there getting a 400 watt head and cabinet for $600.00 (who would want a real 400 watt head, and how well would a 4X12 cabinet handle it in the first place!) that's there own fault.

    [ November 05, 2002, 10:30 AM: Message edited by: willy4pres ]

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    Originally posted by bobthyfan:
    There is a bandit for sale on ebay, and the guy says it retails for $899.00. Where do these people come from?
    Yeah? Then I'm selling my Rat peddle for $600.00
    It has a button on it! Thats gotta be worth a good $200.00 right there!
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    So did you all get him good?
    It's kinda odd that people that could contribute to a thread like 'Improvising Question' in this room could be so petty!
    18 odd years ago when I was first starting out, I was determined to get a 1000watt Marshall head!!!
    I know better now but no thanks to attitudes like the ones above!
    Anyone who is looking at buying this head would know something about it, so the 400w claim would not be an issue.
    Sounds to me like this guy doesn't have the experience to know better...pity you couldn't have put your experience to better use!
    If you're not going to buy this thing then what's it got to do with you anyway?
    It's all about proving that you know more about it than him...big deal!
    When you guys started out, what sort of crazy misconceptions did you have until someone enlightened you?
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