2001 Gibson LP '59 Historic & early 2000s Gibson Goldtone GA30RVS amp

bosnialove

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The guitar is still untouched and it is still exactly how it left the factory 18 years ago. :p I bought a Gibson Goldtone GA30RVS today... It is like new. It sounds so nice, but it is very loud.

I have got a opportunity to buy the Gibson Goldtone GA30 head, too.. Shoulf I buy it? I won't have any money left after buying the head, haha..

Anyways, the pictures..













:)
 

DanD

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The head makes way more sense!

I have a USA [Black] GA 30 RVS and a brown UK GA 60 RVS. Either one is at least 85 if not 90 pounds. Great for a studio or a roady.

The head / cab is far easier to actually take outside the house. Both of mine are far too loud to use as bedroom/ practice amps.

The 30 will handle a pretty large theater. The 60 w/EL34s is a Marshall on steroids. The 5 way footswitch is mandatory. My GA30 was not used much at all until I learned the joys of the ch1/ch2 combination.

Neither of mine are going anywhere but they'd leave the house far more often if I had the head and cab.

Both fly under the radar as far amps go. The range of tones from Vox to Marshall with a great clean 'verb these Goldtones should've been household names IMB. But the pricing from new was so prohibitive that most folks never got a chance to try them before they were discontinued.

Congrats! You scored an awesome amp!
 

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The guitar is still untouched and it is still exactly how it left the factory 18 years ago. :p I bought a Gibson Goldtone GA30RVS today... It is like new. It sounds so nice, but it is very loud.

I have got a opportunity to buy the Gibson Goldtone GA30 head, too.. Shoulf I buy it? I won't have any money left after buying the head, haha..

Anyways, the pictures..













:)
Outstanding brother!!!

However, y’all can’t just post pictures,we need to hear it!!!
 


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