Converting a ss fender to 6a20

Discussion in 'Shock Brother's DIY Amps' started by 1962guitargeek, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. 1962guitargeek

    1962guitargeek Friend of Leo's

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    Note: I posted this in the amp forum by mistake. :oops:



    Hey ya'll. I have a fender princeton stereo chorus ss amp. I've been looking at amp kits and thought I might convert it with a deluxe reverb kit.
    I don't use the p.c. I figure since it's a good cab. with decent speakers I might be able to do it on the cheap.

    Any thoughts/ideas/suggestions?

    As usual, thanks in advance.

    -Ray
     
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    muchxs Doctor of Teleocity

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    Start with a repro chassis. The amp will be worth a few bucks if you have to hock it and it will make your life a whole lot easier.
     
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    Ok, geek, I responded in the wrong place, as well.
     
  4. 1962guitargeek

    1962guitargeek Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks MarshMan

    I work sheet metal for a living & I do have some military electronics training, even though it was in '82.

    I'm just getting into the amp side of playing. Just weighing options now.

    The Fender really is in too good of condition to gut it without a clear goal.
     
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    muchxs Doctor of Teleocity

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    I'm a fabricator as well, that's why I appreciate a chassis that's ready to go from the get-go.

    Military electronics training circa '82 will serve you well, there was plenty of archaic gear still in service back in '82. Education can be a funny thing. Some of this made absolutely no sense to me years ago. Time moves on. Every so often I can visualize a lab or a lecture from way back when and it makes sense now. Which is funny, because I can't remember what I had for breakfast... :lol:

    Ohm's Law hasn't changed. Clever fellow, that Ohm. :lol:
     
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    1962guitargeek Friend of Leo's

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    I hear ya Muchxs. It's hell getting old, but it sure beats the alternative!

    what were we talking about?...;)
     
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    The P.C. is one of the greatest SS amps of all time if you ask me.
    if you're gutting that whole part out, can I have it? I'll pay shipping!
     
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