Its not very often that I sell any of my gear, but I have decided to let this amplifier go. I am now using my TwoRock amps exclusively, this fantastic unit deserves to be played regularly and loved by those listening.
This is a very rare amp indeed. Bought in 1982 it has been the mainstay of my collection. By far, one of the sweetest, smoothest distortion tones found in ANY amplifier, period!
If you want to hear some recorded examples of this amp, you can refer to any good Bonnie Raitt record (she uses two single channel models), or you can even whip out Dire Straits’ “Money for Nothing” from their `Brothers in Arms’ album. What a sound!! That’s a double channel FACS combo running through a Marshall cabinet on that song; basically the model I am selling.
If you look at any review on the web on Jim Kelley FACS amplifiers – you will only hear positive things and the advice “if you find one – buy it!”
I have looked after this amp beautifully – its been loved and cared for since 1982. The only small signs of ware are a few scratches on the wood. This could be refinished if you felt it necessary.
To see more photos, take a look at my Flickr photosream
If you are seriously interested, just contact me!
‘The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he’s always doing both.’
James A. Michener (1907-1997)