That New Amp Smell :)

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Re: That New Amp Smell :)

Post by fordsho90 » Sat Mar 12, 2011 2:26 pm

HyFive578 wrote:OK... Guilty as charged... But I do prefer the scent of a newly fresh-opened case on a Les Paul... which, by the way, I'm going to be wafting on Tuesday.... NGD!!
lol....Love it lol.... Cool HY cant wait to see it!
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Re: That New Amp Smell :)

Post by LG » Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:45 pm

I CONFESS.......I'm a smeller. Guess that's better than being smelly. Of course that also depends on what exactly "smelly" is. [smilie=icon_mrgreen.gif] My Padauk Washburn N4 had the best scent I've ever laid my nose on. Talk about the "scent" of a woman!!!! My JVM 210H came fresh outta the box. Beautiful scent!!
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Re: That New Amp Smell :)

Post by hi_range » Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:22 pm

DH mentioning the smell being a powerful trigger for memories: Certainly right!

From time to time I get puzzled when I come to a room and it strikes me: "It smells like "Marshall" in here!".

The smell of my brand-new 1960 4x12'' I bought when I was 16 years old simply is implemented in my brain. So it's not only hot tubes that provide the "Marshall scent"!
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Re: That New Amp Smell :)

Post by Vomitile » Mon Sep 14, 2015 3:59 pm

more like fresh tube smell :) love it!!!!!

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