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Budda Super Drive 80 II - $1,500 (Anatone)

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condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: Budda
model name / number: Super Drive 80 II
This is a Budda Super Drive 80 II. We're not sure of the year, but it is a pre-Peavey amp. The serial number is hand-written on the chassis, so it is a fairly early model. This monster amp was created by amp guru Jeff Bobber. He had Dave Freidman of Freidman Amps design the preamp / drive / gain section, so it's a classic cascading gain section. Dave Freidman did an interview with Anderton Music, and he explains how and where he developed his famous preamp.

This amp has a quad of 6L6's, so it has a BIG clean channel, much like a Fender Twin. And then, of course, the drive section with a footswitch. Kind of a bare-bones, no-nonsense pro stage amp. 80 Watts, not for the faint of heart. It's amazing with Stratocasters cranked on the clean channel. Bonamassa used these on his Rockpalast concert, and Lesli West is a big endorser of the Super Drive 80.

Would consider trade for a Tele or Strat, or older Fender tube amp - black or silverface pre-1976 of equal value.

If this ad is posted, the amp is still available.

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