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ROAD amp

Postby Steve Gambrell on Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:04 am

Anybody here know anything about "ROAD" amps? I've got one here, guy wants it fixed, and there's some burnt stuff inside. I think it's their "220" model.
Thanks in advance!
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Re: ROAD amp

Postby jaywalker on Thu Feb 26, 2009 3:23 am

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Re: ROAD amp

Postby worldoftone on Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:34 pm

Never heard of it.

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Re: ROAD amp

Postby 57lpjr on Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:37 pm

I think there is a small combo on eBay right now = dead ringer for a Peavey...
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Re: ROAD amp

Postby sunndemon on Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:05 pm

I believe they were some sort of spinoff of Kustom amps, after the original Kustom company went under, and came back as Ross Electronics. They emerged in the late '70s, the main selling point was the 'roadcase' construction of the cabs.
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Re: ROAD amp

Postby Steve Gambrell on Thu Mar 05, 2009 8:25 am

Thanks, guys. There's a melted "thing" in there, next to the filter caps. I Can't tell what it is, since it's melted. Pretty sure it's some kind of thermal OL (or at least it is now), or what.
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Re: ROAD amp

Postby Pacafeliz on Sat Mar 28, 2009 4:38 am

there's a small ROAD amplifier for sale here, and it sez it's made by Rickenbacker. solid state, etc. oh well...
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Re: ROAD amp

Postby The Golden Boy on Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:43 pm

I love the Road logo- So awesome in a Bay City Rollers sort of way.

I had a Road 4x12. It sounded like poop for guitar. I gave it away.

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Re: ROAD amp

Postby godofthunder on Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:38 pm

I had a Road 1x15 combo back in the late 70's early 80's I loved that amp! you could crank the channel volume and get great JAE tones out of it, wish I never sold it ,Never seen another :(
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