Dating fender tweed amplifiers
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. TUBE SHIELD, BAYONET "PUSH AND TWIST" TYPE, ALUMINUM, 1 15/16" TALL, SET OF 6. TUBE RETAINER WITH GRIP TEETH, DESIGNED FOR OCTAL TUBES WITH PHENOLIC BASE SUCH AS 6L6 OR EL34. Perfect for Vibrolux Reverb, Vibroverb, Super Reverb, Deluxe Reverb, Pro Reverb, Bassman, Bandmaster Reverb, Tremolux, etc. The kits are assembled from premium capacitors made by F&T of Germany (filter capacitors) and Illinois Capacitor (cathode bypass capacitors).The Steel is also in excellent and original condition. Found locally, this Fender Champ steel and amplifier set is 100% original, complete, and in perfect working order.There is a bit of flaking on the bridge cover and light wear on the body edges. The amp sounds incredible, with lots of life in the tubes, creamy compression, and plenty of volume. Perfect for Twin Reverb, Showman and Dual Showman, Quad Reverb, Bassman 100, etc. F&T Caps are known for their great stability and reliability. 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. Set of 6 rings - will equip either 2 or 3 tubes, depending on the number of rings you choose for each tube. Princeton and Princeton Reverb do not need the resistors. Fender Electrolytic Capacitor Kits Fender capacitor kits contain all of the main filter, decoupling filter, bias filter and preamp cathode bypass electrolytic capacitors for most amps from the blackface and silverface eras. Will withstand high temperatures of pre-amp tubes, reusable when you change tubes. Contains two 8-pin sockets, two "bear trap" retainers, four mounting screws, two 470 ohm screen grid resistors (Metal-Film Flameproof for safety), and two carbon composition 1500 ohm control grid resistors. 1.19" in diameter, 0.86" tall (not including pins and center post). One year warranty, triple-diode construction for reliability and long service. Do not install in an amplifier that does not have a standby switch - always use the standby switch in amps so equipped when using the 5RTR. 90 capacitors total, each individually bagged by type and value.
This is a great kit to replaced all 6 of the tube shields in many Fender amps with 6 preamp tubes. Use two (or three) of these rings around a pre-amp tube to reduce noise and microphonics. 1.31" diameter, 0.89" tall (not including pins and center post). Because there is no warm up of a rectifier tube when using this solid state device, it is absolutely necessary that a standby switch is used in conjunction with this device.The amp has never been serviced and works beautifully, with creamy drive and excellent volume.Tweed is in excellent condition, as are the grill cloth and handle.The steel is a perfect match, with a strong pickup, and good looks.Amp: Serial # C-05705, Tube chart dated November 1957, all part codes date 1957. Light scuffing on the tweed covering, no tears in the grille cloth, handle is perfect.