From j-mako–(at)–chicago.edu Thu Oct 19 13:49:54 CDT 1995
Article: 67464 of rec.music.makers.guitar
From: j-mako–(at)–chicago.edu (Jeff Makos)
Subject: An Unofficial History of the Mesa Boogie “Mark” series–UPDATED
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Date: Wed, 18 Oct 1995 18:50:46 GMT
For all those who asked and for those who didn’t. . .
This is my “summary” of the differences in the development of the Boogie
>from Mk I to Mk IV. I’ve had a lot of input on this–thanks to William G.
Sacks (“the Rev. Willie G.”), Bret Dennis, Michael Gobbi, and a whole lot
of people whose names I forgot at home today and who I’ll thank later in an
updated post. I would appreciate more from anyone who wants to comment. The
books “Amps!” and the Groove Tubes book have been helpful, but I haven’t
seen anyone write about the location of the “+” mark on the Mk II series.
So, here it is. Please send me your updates/facts/experiences. I really
love Boogies and compiling this stuff keeps me from reading more stuff
about the Kennedy Assassination. (Don’t get me started!) And if anyone from
Mesa is reading, let me know what you think.
THE UNOFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE MESA BOOGIE “Mk” SERIES–UPDATED 10/18/95
The Mk I refers to the first Boogies made (they were not called