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Posted by Bob the bass player on April 13, 2001 at 16:02:42:

For many many years my main gigging amp was a Stage 450 Combo. It's a 45 watt amp with a 15in speaker.
I bought it used around 1984. It's got a great sound and was surprisingly loud. It finally started to wear out so I retired it last fall.
I've always been curious about its history. Only once or twice have I ever seen an ad for a used amp by Stage and I've never seen a new one.

Does anyone know anything about these amps?

I've also always wondered what happened to the company that made Acoustic amps - the 360, the b150 etc? I still have a B150 head but it overheats and makes more line noise than an old vacum cleaner. If it worked I would still use it, in my mind nothing beats the old Acoustic sound.

Thanks for any info.


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