The chrome control panel is in good shape. Because of the construction and small chambers, most agree it isn't worth it replacing them with better speakers. Generally this simple modification will be an improvement, but it will probably not sound exactly like a black face. Here is my experience with these sonic oddities. A carved contoured top harkened back to the very first Orville Gibson instruments of the late 1800s, and a gold finish signified a value above all others.
Returns will only be accepted if item is not as described. Ask any questions and I will try to answer. Use a pair in parallel for a 16 ohm load or all 4 in parallel for a 8 ohm load. A legitimate, established business, specializing in Vintage Fender Amp Restoration and Repair, offering reproduction and original Fender parts. When we had filled our cart we'd wheel it over to the Chicano chicks. In 3 digit dates code, the 1st digit is the last digit of the year.
You may also use 5V4 types or 5R4 types if they fit physically. Old amps are ignored but lots of info on current production models. The site gives info about amps with i. This tube need not be low-noise or low-hum, nor does it need to be tested for microphony. Rock players should be all over this - their loss I suppose. Please ask any questions before bidding. All amp carry a 90 day warranty on tubes and a two warranty on everything else.
Any chance of shooting some pictures of all this? Seller added the following information: Just wanted to add. We strive for complete buyer satisfaction with every sale. Twin 6G8; Showman 6G14 First tube is first channel preamp, 7025 is specified. Finally, 5881 meant a special high-quality tube in the past--it no longer means much today. Copyright 1997 Gibson Guitar Corp.
They are free and there's no limit. Soundwise, it's clean, fat, thumpy, bassy. I have had a sound guy ask me to turn up! Third tube is the Normal channel preamp. My philosophy is that something this sweet even though it was never serviced in any way is meant to be heard. The customer is responsible for all taxes and duty. Having been built nearly a decade ago, this cab shows a few small nicks and scuffs in the tolex from honest use, and the patina helps it match up well with an original Fender head. Still have old preamp tubes included The head is in great condition and produces great tone for bass or guitar.
Next, if applicable look for the date code on the tube chart. I just have lots of music equipment and could use the space. I only played a handful of gigs with it. Same with the little rectifier boards. A used pair of Eminence 10 inch speakers in 8 ohms. Click an Image to Enlarge H79102M.
I am well aware that there are little tricks with these amps and there are folks out there live Fender tube amps. There is not a lot of documentation for these amps, but most of it says that they were 50 Watt amps with four 32 ohm speakers wired in parallel to make an 8 ohm load. I don't remember much about it, except being surprised by how weird the speaker placement was when I took the grill off. Make sure that this is something that you can live with for a while cause it would be hard to sell it. Dual-Showman, Bandmaster, Bassman from the Blackface era through the Silverface era.
This comes as shown some scratches. There are some few small liquid stains on the fronts of the cones which I think are likely beer droplets. Gibson's top models sported McCarty's new tune-o-matic bridge, which was introduced on the Les Paul Custom in 1954 and is still the standard Gibson electric guitar bridge. These were narrowed considerably so that the front was almost completely grille. This amp was gone over by my amp tech and given a clean bill of health.
They are called woodies because of the uncovered wood cabinets and matching wood handles. If you receive an item that is damaged or defective, please see our Quality Guarantee below for more details. This came from an old friend who used play music. Fifth tube is the vibrato tremolo oscillator. Pedal comes with the box and manual. They have been bench tested and swept with a sine wave at substantial output and exhibit no rubbing or buzzes. The Guitar Hangar Since 1999 Located in Brookfield.
I research all of my items the best I can. Vintage amps, like everything else in the world are worth whatever someone is willing to pay for them. This item appears to have no chips. I prefer not to separate these items. It can be hear on all sorts of the classic rock cuts. There are serveral ways to determine when a Fender amp was produced.