This is my first article here at Solodallas.com. I hope this can be useful to all of you who are interested in buying old Marshall amps.
(SoloDallas’ note: it is with pleasure that I introduce to you our already very well known friend Andrè, aka Jaiminho Pagina: he’s now a contributor of SoloDallas.net!)
(NOTE – I did some updates at the 2203/ 2204 section of the article ~JaiminhoPagina)
Before starting, I must warn you that acquiring vintage gear can be really risky. You can end up buying something that is not what you expected or even something that is damaged or modded beyond repair. So, always keep your eyes open for “fishy” deals, look for information, and always ask for high definition photos (especially from the interior of the amps – the circuit, the tubes and transformers) to make sure everything is right. If you don’t have much experience (myself included, to be honest :P), I recommend asking help from the members here of the community. Post a link of the desired amp on the “Ebay Watch Post”, so we can help analyzing it. (more…)