Tascam 42 Reel to Reel Tape Deck and King-Cello Tape Preamp


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Dec 24, 2016
Selling a Tascam 42 Reel to Reel Tape Deck. It has 1/4" 2-Track heads and can play 7.5 and 15 ips. The deck was completely overhauled and tweaked by a professional service (just 8 months ago), plays perfectly and is in excellent cosmetic shape. A new Flux Magnetics extended frequency repo head was installed and the unit is wired directly out from the head using top of the line, triple-shielded, Transparent cabling and rca jacks.

Also selling a King-Cello tape preamp. This unit is the one I purchased from Myles Astor last Summer. Myles had it tweaked to the hilt with ultra expensive caps and Furutech connectors. If you search this website, you can find what he had done to the unit.

I would strongly like to sell the two as a package, so I am selling both for $6,000, which is quite a bit less than I paid for everything just 8 months ago. I cannot have put on more than 30 hours on the units. I am happy to have anyone over for demos.

I am also selling some really cool Rock and Jazz titles of 1/4" tapes that I would like to upgrade to 1/2". So I am now selling them at a substantial discount. The tapes have had very little play and sound f---ing amazing. Write me and we can discuss

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