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Manley Amplifiers

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ghostinthemachine:
Well Ampdog... view the Manley site - it is pretty self-explanatory. They sure are flamboyant!

http://www.manleylabs.com/containerpages/stingray99.html
http://www.manleylabs.com/galleria/factory.html

GearSlave:
Very, very cool site.

Family_Dog:
Much as I like valve amps, this one does nothing for me. Looks like Eloff street intersection during rush hour from the top view, although the under-chassis view is impressive. Guess if ever I got one of these, I would mount it upside down...


-F_D

Viagara:
Now Ampdog, don't keep us in suspense ;) Do you intend getting one, or do you want the Halle's to look like this ;)

Okay, my two cents, I think its downright ugly :( If I think of a valve amp, I think of chrome covers for the transformers and the surface areas also chrome with the tubes glowing and reflecting on the chrome surfaces. Okat it will probably be quite a job to keep the surfaces gleaming, but well we can dream ;)

I understand the reason for building cages to protect the tubes, but its a beautiful sight to see the tubes glowing at night especially when its cold outside, must be Voortekker in me as I also enjoy the glow of hot braaivleis coals at night, but it does not sound as good. And NO, I still like my "Digital" pre-amp and monoblocs ;D

Family_Dog:
Abe, I'm touched.  ::)


Never knew you were so full on sentiment...  ;D


But I agree with every word you say!


-F_D

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