Vintage Guitar is marking 25 years of publication with a year full of features. Using data compiled for The Official Vintage Guitar Price Guidewe continue the celebration with a list of the 25 most valuable amplifiers — those that helped create the tones made famous by virtually every genre of pop music. Heady stuff if you ever have the rare, and unlikely opportunity to strap into one.
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It might seem so if you take a look at the front panel and the knob functions. But a closer study of the circuit design will reveal that the Deluxe Reverb vibrato channel has the extra gain stage one half of the 12AX7 V4 tube common for the Fender reverb amps. The wet reverb signal is mixed together with the dry signal which has gone through the 3. This means one less tube in the Deluxe Amp in the preamp section that will contribute to sustaining harmonics, compression and sag.
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Champs are famous for recording and highly thought of - check out the fenderguru. It's been gone through by the good folks at bemisamps. It's a very playable, gigable amp you can use every day, not a perfect 2-prong-cord time-capsule that should be kept behind glass in a museum someplace.
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