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Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby Strat59 on Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:05 pm

Are these worth this type of money ! Sure it was used for Mr Misters big hits (great album I thought) but seriously $99,500 for a Combo.

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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby AC50 on Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:43 pm

eBay is proof enough that "there's a sucker born every minute". But in this case, looks like somebody's trying to be the King of the BS game. Probably started out figuring, "If I can sell just ONE . . . !" All it takes is just one fool, and you've just bought yourself plenty of time to discover another.
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby madjackhatter on Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:36 pm

Anything that cost that much better be attached to a quarter acre of land :!: I think the cork sniffing has got out of hand. So it's a damn good sounding Fender-ish circuit, not :corksniffer: :2cents: $100K good though.... :roll:
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby AC50 on Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:29 pm

No amp would ever be worth that kind of money to me. And if I ever start to think so, I hope someone will talk me into spending the money on psychiatric treatment instead! :lol:
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby 52Boomer on Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:33 pm

It seems that these vintage pieces grow in value exponentially with time. So, it could slow down to where most guys will ignore this outrageously overpriced gear and get something more practical. :idea:
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby AC50 on Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:42 pm

52Boomer wrote:It seems that these vintage pieces grow in value exponentially with time. So, it could slow down to where most guys will ignore this outrageously overpriced gear and get something more practical. :idea:


Yep, and somebody's gonna get left holding the bag somewhere along the way.
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby Strat59 on Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:04 am

Digging a little deeper I found an interview with the Tech of that (Mr Mister) guitar player who said he used That dumble combo but in combination
with a Jim Kelley amp. So who knows how much of those album tones were the dumble. If your O/T went south how much would your $99,500 amp be worth ?
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby AC50 on Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:03 am

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"If your O/T went south how much would your $99,500 amp be worth ?"

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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby Steve Gambrell on Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:22 am

Maverick is the guy in Charlotte, N.C., who treasures his stuff. He had the Peter Green Les Paul at $1 mil. Jerry Garcia's necktie for about 10 grand. But NEW Dumbles ain't cheap. Howard thinks he invented guitar amps. John Freakin' Mayer uses Dumbles!
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby Strat59 on Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:43 am

Steve Gambrell wrote:Maverick is the guy in Charlotte, N.C., who treasures his stuff. He had the Peter Green Les Paul at $1 mil. Jerry Garcia's necktie for about 10 grand. But NEW Dumbles ain't cheap. Howard thinks he invented guitar amps. John Freakin' Mayer uses Dumbles!



Yeah :lol: talk about a Legend in your own mind ! The fact Mayer uses them...... er I'd see that as a negative :laff:

They are nice sounding amps but I've seenthe guts of them and at $99,500 or even $40,000 there aint more than $2000 worth of parts in em.

http://www.photoshop.com/users/marshall ... f37e/view#

So some profile players play em. How many Legendary Players / Recordings have been done using - Marshall , Fender , Vox , Hiwatt.

I would have one at a sane price don't get me wrong , but not at $2000 in parts and $38,000 / $97,500 in BS even if there was only 300 made. They're
only modded up old Fenders to begin with.
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby PeterS on Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:30 pm

If your O/T went south how much would your $99,500 amp be worth ?


Well, you're not supposed to play it. :shock:
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby Strat59 on Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:46 pm

PeterS wrote:
If your O/T went south how much would your $99,500 amp be worth ?


Well, you're not supposed to play it. :shock:


Ah that's what you do or don't do ! :laff: You could always make a little Shrine with it, place a framed photo of Alexander (Big Frame) on top
and kneel down and pray before it everyday in your house. :thumbsup:
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby madjackhatter on Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:27 pm

You need a large oil portrait of Mr. Dumble for a proper shrine, lest we forget the velvet ropes... :mrgreen: :laff:
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby lexicondevil on Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:14 pm

Strat59 wrote: Ah that's what you do or don't do ! :laff: You could always make a little Shrine with it, place a framed photo of Alexander (Big Frame)


I think that this picture of him is apt:

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$99K buys a LOT of Cheeseburgers. :twisted:
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Re: Dumble Overdrive Special

Postby Strat59 on Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:45 pm

I always associate Dumble Tone with this Classic. Don't get no better than this :lol: Who says you need lessons to play guitar , I bet Jeff Beck wishes he
could do this with just his hands :laff:


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