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If You Could Only Get A New Fender Amp...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by ShredSquatch, Sep 6, 2019.

  1. Guinness Lad

    Guinness Lad Member

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    Bought a jeep. Did have a 99 however, bought with 87k sold with 279k. Had for 10 years.
     
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  2. VooDooClown

    VooDooClown Gold Supporting Member

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    I ended up picking up a used 25 watt Fillmore head. I've been running it through a 2x12 Germino cab loaded with Scumbacks. I set one channel for a clean Blackface tone. And the other for a high gain tone. The reverb on it is quite good as well.

    I played 100 watt Fillmore at GC, the clean tones on it were amazing.:aok

    Good luck in your search!
     
  3. hippieboy

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    Definitely a 68 Custom Vibrolux! Killer amp, love, love mine.
     
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    I think the '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb is a great amp. It's not a R.I. It's got it's own thing going-on and it's really flexible as it's essentially two amps in one. The Custom channel is warm and fat, supposedly a "Bassman" tone but sounds more like a 1x12 Super Reverb to me. The Vintage side of the amp is basically a DRRI with the bright cap clipped. Between the two different sounding channels and the ability to jumper them together there's a lot of tones available. You also get the reverb and trem on both channels which is nice.
     
  5. warplanegrey

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    Vibrolux for sure. I’d swap the speakers out but yeah.
     
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  6. 2Plus2isChicken

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    I don't know much about newer Fender amps, but I'd say the Hot Rod Deluxe would be the one I would go with. I just need a decent clean platform and don't want an amp that weighs a ton. Plus it has an effects loop, so it could be used as a power amp if needed.
     
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  7. gjohnson441496lpjr

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    I'm a believer. Bought my 04 used with 40k miles on it. over 250k on it now. Love that thing.
     
  8. gjohnson441496lpjr

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    Those Fillmore amps are going over big. I have the 25 combo and the tone is sweet and lush.
     
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  9. MichaelDCarter

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    Fender JB HP Twin. The tone is amazing. No room is too large. With pedals you can get any tone out of it. It's relatively indestructible except for tubes. The amp is relatively light. It will never really lose its value.
     
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  10. ShredSquatch

    ShredSquatch Conspiracy Experience Director & Stunt Guitarist Silver Supporting Member

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    Yeah I'm looking at that and the '59 Bassman...

    ~ss
     
  11. ShredSquatch

    ShredSquatch Conspiracy Experience Director & Stunt Guitarist Silver Supporting Member

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    I heard the 25w combo at GC and it sounded awesome but I didn't get a chance to play it was only there 2 days.
    I'll get one after I figure out which Fender to get.

    ~ss
     
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  12. ShredSquatch

    ShredSquatch Conspiracy Experience Director & Stunt Guitarist Silver Supporting Member

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    Great detailed response with good info guys. Thanks for posting! :beer

    ~ss
     
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  13. ShredSquatch

    ShredSquatch Conspiracy Experience Director & Stunt Guitarist Silver Supporting Member

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    Any updates?

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  14. VooDooClown

    VooDooClown Gold Supporting Member

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    Right on! I agree man, they sound great!
     
  15. Lef T

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    Let's have a report on that bad boy!
     
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    Bought two new Fender Super Reverbs this year, and lucky for me they both came with volume controls so I can play them as loud or as quiet as I like. A volume control on an amp, what will they think of next?
     
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    Unfortunately one of the other guys had a family emergency and we had to cancel, so I only got to fire it up by myself in the garage for a few minutes. Sounded like a Twin Reverb to me! I ran a Jekyll & Hyde V3 and a Fender MTG Distortion into the front and it handled both extremely well. It's soooooo light too. Very easy to carry one-handed (it's actually lighter than my Powercab 112 Plus I was using with my Helix before). I'm pretty convinced but want to play it with the full band before I make a final decision.

    One thing I overlooked is that I didn't play around with the attenuator before I shut it off, but that's on my list to do this week if I get a chance. Planning to crank the volume to 10 and power down to a more reasonable level and bust out some Sex Pistols riffs....
     
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  18. Tag

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    SRRI.

    KILLER amps regardless of price or year.
     
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    I wrote a short review in the Tone Master thread of the TR. I liked it. About 90% certain that it’ll be mine. Just want to try it with my guitars and a couple pedals.
     
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  20. ShredSquatch

    ShredSquatch Conspiracy Experience Director & Stunt Guitarist Silver Supporting Member

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    Well post the link you big silly... Some of us are too "busy" to search for it.

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