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    Default ( EVH ) Combo guitar amp " like new in the box" - $65

    https://cleveland.craigslist.org/msg...096197995.html

    So thats the secret to the VH sound!
    "I think good rock music is more than profanity, screeching vocals, wailing guitars and pounding drums. " Dick Hogan-Music Reviewer

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    Dude should get a kick in the balls for using the term "supposably".

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    That just made my day. Thanks.


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    With all the bullshit that floats around regarding Ed's amps, guitars and his rig from back in the day (most of it being put out there by Ed himself).

    I'm not gonna lie, a part of me thinks it could be true even though I'm 99% sure it's bullshit.

    One thing is guaranteed though. If Ed plugged into that amp, it would sound like Van Halen.
    My man, when you are fantasizing, don't go for attainable, you can get attainable at the local Applebee's. - Dave's Dreidel

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    Rumor was that he recorded it with a tubecruch 10 watt Gorilla amp, and a Hondo strat copy.
    Graver, Walking Ed, refugee from CVH & proud tone chaser...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike529 View Post
    https://cleveland.craigslist.org/msg...096197995.html

    So thats the secret to the VH sound!
    He's right. But he doesn't specify it was the demo version that Sammy scat sang over when Templman was thinking about getting rid of Roth during the recording of the 1st album. They did it secretly in a church, and only the Knights Templar knew about it. I thought all remaining records of the demo had been buried on Oak Island?

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    Quote Originally Posted by japeape View Post
    Rumor was that he recorded it with a tubecruch 10 watt Gorilla amp, and a Hondo strat copy.
    EVH Gear limited edition relic replicas coming soon. MSRP estimated at $79,000 for the guitar, and $35,000 for the amp. The first 100 come with striped skateboard & flip flops👌

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    Thanks for the laugh this morning....badly needed
    "People ask me how far I've come. And I tell them twelve feet: from the audience to the stage." - David Lee Roth

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    Go buy that thing and post a video playing eruption!

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    I didn't even know Radio Shack made amps. They probably sound amazing but no one ever bought one to find out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrideofPasadena View Post
    I didn't even know Radio Shack made amps. They probably sound amazing but no one ever bought one to find out.
    Radio shack doesn’t make anything at the moment.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PrideofPasadena View Post
    I didn't even know Radio Shack made amps. They probably sound amazing but no one ever bought one to find out.
    Yep, they were probably designed by the fathers of the guys that design Katanas and Yamahas today.

    I know Edward has mentioned he went to Radio Shack and bought his very first Vairiac, so maybe the stories got changed up along the way. I certainly do love all the VH lore though, they show great creativity, and that itself is a good thing. Ridicule is fun, but not really fair if we haven't tried it out for ourselves.

    Way back when, Radio Shack actually had a tube tester, and you could bring all your tubes in and check them, and buy new ones if needed, and if they didn't have them in stock, they would order them in for you.

    FWIW, I inherited some hi-fi equipment from my late uncle, a couple years ago, and among them is this Radio Shack stereo amplifier;



    And a pair of these homebuilt Jensen (3 way) Sigma Series speaker cabinets;



    Every CD that I have listened to, through this rig, is like hearing it for the very first time,
    and with VH, it's not as if you were standing in front of them watching,
    it's as if you're sitting on the front of the drum riser, facing the way they would be facing. It is incredible!
    Without any doubt, by far, the best phucking stereo I have ever experienced.
    It could probably blow the windows out of my house!

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