NAD: Fender Pro Junior IV

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  1. Treynor

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    I recently demoed the Pro Junior IV at a local GC and immediately fell in love with the tone and simple layout. So yesterday I traded a Squier Deluxe Jazzmaster for this PJ.

    I am enamored so far with how good this amp sounds. From Teles, to Strats, to LP's to SG's...all sound phenomenal with just a few tone knob tweaks on the amp. To me, the addition of the Jensen P10R has made a huge improvement over previous stock configurations of the PJ.

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    I love mine too. I made sure to purchase one in box then break it in gently to seat the Jensen right.

    Very low noise floor/ quiet.

    Colourful and touch sensitive. One of the finer things in life.
     
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    Very nice !!! ... Jeff Beck used the PJ in live shows ... Good enough endorsement for me, although his amps may have been modded ...
     
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    Oh man I love that tele! Is that a MIJ?
     
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    Thanks! No...not a MIJ...a partscaster I put together last year. It's a GFS body.

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    Sweet rig! I LOVE my PJIV. Stock speaker and all. PJ loves anything ya play through it. Congrats!
     
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    Congrats!
    My jr is about 10 years old but i run it thru a 12" cab with a tone tubby, love it. And no easier amp to carry to small venues. Enjoy!
     
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    Congrats on your new amp!! I couldn't agree more.. My PJr.IV has been near flawless..I like the idea that it stays fairly clean until around 6-7 then I just control it with my guitars volume. Plus the fact that mine is also extremely quiet(no hissing)..perfect for a small tube amp..
     
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    Thanks! I agree with you on how quiet this amp is in regards to hum/hiss. Fender got it right on this one, IMO.
     
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    Great amps so simple and so good. Enjoy!
     
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    nice amp,congrats! i'd like to hear more about your partscaster though,lol.it's a beaut!
     
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    So what are the circuit changes that make the IV better than previous models of the Pro Junior ?
    My son had an original tweed back in the day and that was an amp I regret seeing go.

    Just wondering.
     
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    Congrats! I also just bought one of these (and also play a partscaster) and I'm loving it too.

    Did a gig with it Friday night and it sounded excellent. Bought it so I'd have a great sounding and lightweight rehearsal/backup amp to my Carmen Ghia.

    Sounded so good at rehearsal I decided to use it on the gig. It's not replacing my Dr Z., but for my needs it's definitely a worthy second.
     
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    6F9A7698-983B-4CA7-85AF-8B3C79040913.jpeg What? Here is mine... or... maybe... what???
     
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    Here's mine.

    For the first time today just sitting around at home I ran it through my 1x12 cabinet (Eminence Legend 1275). Not sure if I prefer it or not, no denying there's a difference. Definitely a bigger sound, a little more open and alive perhaps, but much noisier. Runs much quieter with the stock speaker, more tight and focused sounding. Headroom wasn't really different. I kept volume and tone about 11 o'clock (or 5out of 12). I'm not a big tinkerer, but I can see myself experimenting a little. But for what I do, putting a mic on the amp works fine for me. 20190525_112840.jpg
     
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    That Burnside is quite a beauty!
     
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    Thanks! Box elder maple top (Clearfork Designs) with a Canary neck (Warmoth). Keystone pickups with a 5-way switch.
     
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    That is one seriously gorgeous build! Just stunning!
     
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    Congratulations, I love the Tweed and a very cool guitar. That’s also a great speaker in your amp.

    Enjoy!
     
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