'68 CUSTOM VIBRO CHAMP REVERB

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Couldn't help myself had to preorder one of these. I've been wanting to get a small Fender tube amp and this fits the bill perfectly. Nice to see the cabinet is 7-Ply 5/8" Birch Plywood instead of particle board on these.


FEATURES
  • Output Power / Output: 5 Watts
  • Controls: Bright Switch, Volume, Treble, Bass, Reverb, Speed, Intensity
  • Amp Type: Tube
  • Preamp Tubes: 2 x 12AX7
  • Power tubes: 1 x 6V6
  • Speaker: 10" Celestion® Ten 30
  • Unique Features: Modified Vibro Champ circuitry, custom-made Schumacher transformers (like the originals), 10" Celestion® 3.2 ohm speaker for increased bass response, Fender hall reverb and tube-driven tremolo, 1968-style silver-panel aluminum trim and silver-turquoise grille cloth
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Sweet! It’s a lower wattage Princeton really. Looks killer.....and I bet it’ll sound awesome.
 

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It's available to order in Canada, too, but based on the current exchange rate, L&M has overpriced it by $100. Maybe I'll find a used one in a year or so, but $1050, nope.

I like it for sure.
 

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BAD ASS :p :p :p

Congrats
 
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I LOVE Vibro Champ amps so much I had a '73 VC converted to a piggyback.

This amp was used in clubs, private parties, festivals, opening acts.

Since it has tilt back legs, i could set in front of the stage shooting back up at my like a monitor.

If I couldn't hear my self, I could just put as much as I need in the stage monitors.

I'd run my pedal board in front of it, and I have my OD's Chorus, Delay, Reverb, and Compressor to cover all the sounds I needed.

My Custom Red Fender Vibro Champ 2 x 8" Piggyback.


 

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Those do look really cool. Digital reverb is the only thing holding me back right now. I'd like to see some more demos and hear reports on how they sound.
 

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Those do look really cool. Digital reverb is the only thing holding me back right now. I'd like to see some more demos and hear reports on how they sound.
$750 bones for a 5 watt amp with digital reverb? Seems like the 68' Silverface Custom series is a much better deal. Those go $899 new last time I check, have more power, plus tube driven spring reverb. I don't doubt the digital reverb on the new Custom Vibro sounds better than other manufacturers, but dang that's kind of a bummer. I buy Fender amps because of the onboard tube reverb.
 


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