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Powering Sub w/ dead amp from another sub

This is possibly a very stupid question, but I don't know any better and I can't find information on whether it's possible but I'm kinda white trash so I figured....
I have a powered Velodyne Impact 8 working great but I found an Earthquake MiniMe at a thrift store in perfect shape...but the amp seems dead (yep, checked the fuses too).
What would happen if I spliced into the Velodyne's amp and used it to power both subs...would really fry out the Velodyne?
Also...anyone know what else I might check on that Earthquake to get it to power up?
Thanks in advance gentlemen.
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Sounds like a great way to ruin the sound of the Velodyne and/or get it to die.
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Also...anyone know what else I might check on that Earthquake to get it to power up?
Pull the amp, look for scorch marks, cold solder joints, etc.
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when I was young and dumb, I did that and it did fry the amp that was still good..id advise not to.
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