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The Impact business was later sold to Dallas Arbiter.

I still haven't found out when that happened, but it had to be in the beginning of the 70's.

These amplifiers used only the highest quality components inside and out, featuring transformers by Partridge and valves by Mullard from the beginning.

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It was here he conceived the idea for a unique, sturdy and reliable line of amplifiers.

Here Reeves started creating his Hiwatt designs, which were never just "me too" copies of existing popular amps, but completely original and different.

The first featured Chris Goss (Masters of Reality) on guitar and vocals, Rage Against the Machine drummer Brad Wilk and Grohl on bass; Slipknot's Corey Taylor fronted the second one with Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and Grohl moving between guitar and drums.

Queens of the Stone Age's Alain Johannes, the first guest of the night, was in and out of both bands.

A 760 built on a 7120 chassis (note the four bias pots on the back upright.

One of the pots has the code "CN" = March 1966, and another seemingly "DN" = April 1966.Back to SURVIVING AMPS index page Amps are registered in two sections: (1) by serial number if known; and (2) lower down the page, serial numbers unknown. Note that serial numbers are not a reliable guide to relative date, ie. The 760 came from Germany; the cab from Holland; the trolley a North Coast Music repro. At some stage the amp was converted to cathode bias. Whether this has any connection with Triumph, which built the very first Sound City amps, is unknown. The mustard capacitors are "C4N" = third quarter of 1964.These are my pages dedicated to the wonderful classic valve guitar amps known as HIWATTs - the product of the design genius of the late Dave Reeves.Dave Reeves worked at Mullard during the day, but in the evenings he worked in a tiny shop in Kingston, where he repaired hifi sets and televisions as well as musical instrument amplifiers.The information on the amp told me it was made in England, probably 1969 or 1970, since the date codes on the caps were late -69.

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