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Discussion in 'Other Guitar Discussion' started by Stratafied, Dec 6, 2019.

  1. hexnut

    hexnut Strat-O-Master

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    Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb
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    98bigapple Strat-Talker

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  3. hcski25

    hcski25 Strat-Talker

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    It's awesome. A great variation of a tweed deluxe. The celestion g12-65 it comes with is a great speaker, but isn't my favorite with the amp. I'm a basement player and that speaker makes the amp really loud, even when on the low power setting. I just recently put an Eminence Maverick in it and it seems like a winner. Between the built in amp attenuation and the speaker attenuation, it is an incredible versatile amp! The speaker still needs to break in, but so far so good.

    Despite loving the amp, I may sell it because it is worth the most and I have amp overload right now...
     
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    EC Strat-boy Senior Stratmaster

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    i have a G12 65 Creamback in my Marshall - after it breaks in it is really nice

    was hoping you’d pick it to sell and then list it for like 300$ and then I’d swoop in and grab it !!
     
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    Just bought a Mesa express 5:50. I’ve never felt love like this before

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  6. Anacharsis

    Anacharsis Strat-Talk Member

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    Roland Blues Cube Hot British EL84 Modified
    Roland JC-22
    Roland JC-40
    Yamaha THR100HD

    ...and they kind of don't count, but I have 4 JOYO BantamP heads I picked up for kicks: Atomic, Blue Jay, Jackman, Meteor.

    I mostly play the Roland/BOSS amps and the Yamaha.
     
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  7. ido1957

    ido1957 Senior Stratmaster

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    mikej89 Senior Stratmaster

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    mikej89 Senior Stratmaster

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  10. hcski25

    hcski25 Strat-Talker

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    Haha - yeah, it's worth a bit more than that!

    The speaker that came stock in this is the Rola heritage G12 65...I'm not sure how that differs from the creamback. It did sound great when you can crank it (really smooth, tight breakup), but at lower volumes it had a bit of a "wet blanket" thing going on in that particular amp.
     
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    jim293 Strat-O-Master

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    I have a Fender 65 Twin Reverb Amp.
     
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    Stratoholic Senior Stratmaster

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    Swapping the speaker made a massive change, before if I had the treble above 3, it was just pure fizz. With the 10" Greenback, no fizz, even with the treble on 10. More mids, better low end, and MUCH louder.

    The speaker wasn't cheap, around 120 after shipping and all that, and I can see most people couldn't justify spending over 100 bucks on a speaker for a solid state amp, but it's a proper celestion, made in the UK, and it sounds really good.
     
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    I think I am way overdue for an upgrade at lest on the guitar rig. IMG_20191207_170529089.jpg IMG_20191207_170515366.jpg
     
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    Those are awesome amps, I have the older 2x12 version of it. Also a DRRI, a '65 Bassman, a Musicman HD150 and one or two others floating around somewhere.
     
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    The thing with BF and SF amps is that circuit names like AA763 and AB763 can apply to several different amps. The regular Champ was also an AA764 circuit but obviously not the same circuit as the Vibro-Champ. They're really more like revision dates.
     
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    It runs through my Traynor YCV 50 cab with a Vintage 30 driver.
    I’m hopeful of fixing the YCV 50 and turning it into another head.

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    heltershelton BANNED Strat-Talk Supporter

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    GaryM Strat-Talker

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    I have Fender amps. A home made 5E3 Tweed Deluxe, '72 Silverface Deluxe Reverb and a '67 Bandmaster.

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    Jimi on my modded, hand painted VC508 :thumb: 20191207_191114.jpg
     
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