NAD Orange AD30 single channel

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I wanted one of these for a while but I hardly ever saw these come up. Well I found one that was a bi of a road warrior and was at a decent enough price. I will admit that Page's usenet an AD30 did influence my decision to get one as I have been really digging his modern tone. Believe he started using them extensively since the Black Crowes tour. I also really liked his tone with the Foo fighter encores he did with them at Wembly in '08. It's my first EL84 amp and second MV amp. To me the overdrive seems "less focused" in comparison to my Plexi. I've been trying to dial it all in with my cab and pickups and so far it's been awesome. My Page currently has a Fralin 8k neck and Duncan WLH SH-18B bridge and even with everything at noon it sounds very vintage British to me. It's a nice change from my house destroying Plexinand nice to be able to switch it up when I feel like it. I used my Ho tone enhancer on it and it really kicks it into serious overdrive with out coloring the sound. It still cleans up well when you roll the pickup volumes down. The pics are iPhone ones so I wasn't able to get a wide view, so bear with them.
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Very cool. I want and Orange. Maybe my next amp.

If Page played one I am in the camp also (i.e. my Les Paul, Telecaster, and Marshalls).

Congrats, nice amp.

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Congrats! Those single channel AD30's are sweet amps, I have the dual channel version. Crank 'er up

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Congrats! Those single channel AD30's are sweet amps, I have the dual channel version. Crank 'er up

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rxbandit, I have had that picture saved for a long time now. it's shot "just right". It inspired me to learn more about them.
 

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What's up with the random 2 shots of it missing the "AN?"

HNAD :)
 

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What's up with the random 2 shots of it missing the "AN?"

HNAD :)

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Thanks! The missing letters are an "homage" to what Page did to his amp during the O2 concert. Not sure if it was an endorsement conflict, but I did it for fun to see who would notice. Having "ORGE" on your amp is a great conversation starter!
 

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"Orge", like Page's amp, very nice!
 

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Very cool :) I made my JCM 2000 say "Marsha" for the hell of it. Just adds a little flavor.
 

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Thanks! The missing letters are an "homage" to what Page did to his amp during the O2 concert. Not sure if it was an endorsement conflict, but I did it for fun to see who would notice. Having "ORGE" on your amp is a great conversation starter!

You ruined the collector value!!! :p
 

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HNAD!
I wish i could find one in my area.
For the moment, i can only play it via my Pod UX1...and it is called "Citrus D30" ;-)
 

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You Page-feticists crack me up! Do you also have his waistcoat? :p
 

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Grats on a sick amp !!!!
 

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like this but just add a Les paul.

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Tell us more about the amp now that you've had it 30+ days.

How does it compare to your Marshall for Zep stuff?
 

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Well, the "ORGE" etymology is "Orgy", so...it's all gravy :)

You, sir, did score one hell of an amp. Easily one of my favorite amps.
 

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