If you are not familiar with working on vacuum tube equipment, you should consult an experienced technician before opening any equipment containing vacuum tubes. The Free Information Society will not be responsible for any injury or damage caused to you or your equipment.*** Early Silverface Logo on Standard Silverface Grillcloth So, you've heard all of your guitar playing life, whether it be for 2 years or 25, that you don't want a Silverface Fender amp.I can't say today that they are the "best kept secret", because over the past few years, the prices on them are steadily climbing..obviously, the secret has gotten out.Tube vs transistor amps If you’re struggling with discovering a sweet tone, it’s time you get yourself a proper Fender tube amp.It doesn’t have to be a vintage amp, but is has to be a tube amp. Because they offer a sweetness and warmness that transistor amps cannot compete with.They have this sweet spot where you are just in between clean and distorted lands.You may have heard that transistors are distorting differently and harder than tubes caused by a distinct and sudden signal clipping when max effect level is reached in the transistors.Instruments previously produced in Fullerton, CA between 19.Clarence Leonidas Fender was born in 1909, and was raised in Fullerton, California.
I also have a small amount of knowledge of and experience in working on tube amps.
Contains four 8-pin sockets, four "bear trap" retainers, eight mounting screws, four 470 ohm screen grid resistors (Metal-Film Flameproof for safety), and four carbon composition 1500 ohm control grid resistors. Founded in 1948 by Heinz Fischer and Alfred Tausche, F&T Capacitors has over 60 years of experience in producing some of the finest capacitors available today.
Fender Vintage Amp (60s Blackface and 70s Silverface) Power Tube Socket replacement kit. ) from the original blackface and silverface eras which have four power tubes (6L6). Gold-Plated Solid-State Tube Rectifier Replacement. CAPACITOR, F&T BRAND, AXIAL LEAD ELECTROLYTIC, VARIOUS VALUES AND VOLTAGES AVAILABLE (SEE OPTIONS) Made in Germany.
by Frank Stroupe ***WARNING-There are voltages inside of a tube guitar amp that can KILL you.
There are components in the amp that hold live current long after the amplifier is unplugged.