57 custom champ

  1. heatx

    5F1 Chanp as a Pedal Platform…

    I’ve made a few posts about the ‘57 Custom Champ I picked up a few months ago. I’ve been loving it. Changes to the stock amp are: - Full set of NOS RCA Tubes - Jensen P8R - Evidence Audio Siren II Speaker Cable I know this isn’t common, but I’ve been experimenting with it in the studio as a...
  2. Jaysmay

    Fender Deluxe Reverb vs Custom 57 Champ

    Locally I can find Deluxe Reverbs 65 RI for $ 850 or BO and 57 Custm Champ for $875 firm. Lots of Reverbs between CL and Marketplace and only one Champ. It's DC so it's a good sized market. Is it just supply and demand? Is a 57 Custom Champ that good? I recently sold a Tweed Blues Jr and got a...
  3. L

    Amp kit compared to the real thing

    At about a grand, the Fender '57 Custom Champ is alot more than I'd like to spend on an amp. I ordered a Champ clone kit from Mojotone that I can't wait to arrive. Anyone here own or played both? If so, how does the kit version compare to the real thing? Thanks in advance!