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I would have to collect data for ALL the amp types, just to work out how many were made of mine.

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.

So, here I am, writing about the history of some old gear, the Silverface Fender.

I also have a small amount of knowledge of and experience in working on tube amps.

Blackface, early 1965 with "Fender Electric" text on control panel, piggyback head and cabinet with all mounting hardware and tilt-back legs, 50 watts from two 6L6s, 2x12" loudspeakers in a sealed cabinet, two channels,...

50-watt Marshall head, the Model 1986, bass variant of the 1987, plexi panels front and back, small box, lay-down mains transformer, black levant vinyl, gold piping, repro logo, Bulgin AC mains socket replaced with modern IEC, small...

Here we have a vintage 1951 Fender TV-front tweed Deluxe amplifier, an early piece of Fender history.

Serial number 3648, original Jensen P12R alnico magnet speaker, just reconed.

To me they are loud, clean, blank slates to color with different guitars and pedals.

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