Can Boogies be addictive?

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Amptech
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Can Boogies be addictive?

Post by Amptech » Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:01 pm

I think there is something in the Boogie amp, that makes you addicted to them.. I had a simple Mark III that I bought from a friend so he wouldn't sell it to the big box music store. Now I have 4 Electra-Dynes, and 4 TransAtlantic's ( 3 ) TA-30's and a TA-15..oh, and the Mark III... Do I need help? LOL

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Re: Can Boogies be addictive?

Post by Markedman » Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:32 am

I caught Boogie fever after I walked into a pawn shop in 2013 and a Mark IV was waiting for me. At $650.00 it knew I'd be hooked. I then went on a buying spree, a big buying spree. I now have owned about 2 dozen Boogie amps and I search CL every day to see if there's something I've missed that I should've owned.
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Re: Can Boogies be addictive?

Post by Eevil » Sun Apr 26, 2020 9:32 am

Better to spend the cash while one still has a chance :mrgreen:
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Re: Can Boogies be addictive?

Post by CoG » Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:34 pm

Life's too short to play sh!t amps and that bank balance ain't comin' with ya...

Seriously though the best thing about Mesas is that they're all versatile. Okay, except Mark IIIs. Every Mesa I have ever owned has had at least five good tricks, some of them that get me playing in ways I normally wouldn't (like the RA100 red channel with the gain at like 1030.) You can always find some limited run amp that will do one thing better than any one thing your Mesa can do, but the Mesa gives you 95 per cent of that thing with a neat twist on it, and a bunch of others besides.
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Re: Can Boogies be addictive?

Post by Amptech » Mon Apr 27, 2020 10:51 pm

I would just like to meet the man, the genius, the legend.. hopefully before I pass..

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Re: Can Boogies be addictive?

Post by MkIII Renegade » Sun May 10, 2020 12:40 pm

Yes, and my particular addiction is the Mark flavor, although I dig the other models also and can see myself eventually having all Marks, and at least one Fillmore, Lonestar, and maybe a Transatlantic or a California. :mrgreen:
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Re: Can Boogies be addictive?

Post by jediguitarist » Fri May 22, 2020 9:01 am

MkIII Renegade wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 12:40 pm
Yes, and my particular addiction is the Mark flavor, although I dig the other models also and can see myself eventually having all Marks, and at least one Fillmore, Lonestar, and maybe a Transatlantic or a California. :mrgreen:
I'm with you on this.
Does having a Quad count as having a Mark II and III? :lol:

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