PR vs BF Champ Overdrive

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  1. markesquire

    markesquire Tele-Afflicted

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    Are the natural overdrive characteristics on the Princeton Reverb and BF Champ similar, or is one better than the other?
     
  2. corliss1

    corliss1 Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter

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    "better" is in the ear of the listener. I loved my PR, and I also love 5F2 overdrive. Black/Silverface champs never really did it for me.
     
  3. David Barnett

    David Barnett Doctor of Teleocity

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    A BF/SF Champ will go straight into kazoo-tone if you push it hard.
     
  4. gridlock

    gridlock Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    The price BF Champs and Vibro Champs today, I’d hold off an buy a SF Princeton Reverb for similar money. Much more amp, and a 10” speaker VS an 8”.
     
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