Tremolo In A Single Ended Amp?

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  1. John How

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    Could a tremolo be built into a single ended tube amplifier? It's something I would like to have but I don't see any amps that do this....
    Something like one of the many single ended fender circuits. Prolly need an extra tube.... Anyone know of a circuit for this?
     
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    Vibro Champ is. SE circuit
     
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    I was just reading about someone who added a vibrochamp tremolo to a 5f2a circuit. I might have to look into that a bit more. Just kicking possibles now.

    Thanks for your comments!
     
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    Gretsch 6150T/6151 (later models). I think may be the same as the Supro model posted above.
     
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    The Gibson GA-8T also has tremolo with parallel 6BQ5's in a SE configuration.
     
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    John How.....that 5F2a Princeton with added tremolo idea is most excellent.....if the Harvard with tremolo is a Vibrolux then a Princeton
    with tremolo is kinda a Babylux or Vibro-Prince.
    Like the Vibro-Champ with reverb idea the 5F2 Princeton with
    tremolo idea is inspired....put the Vibro-Champ Reverb in a Princeton
    Reverb 1x10 and the 5F2a Princeton Tremolo in a Harvard 1x10 and
    one of each Blackface and tweed would be the perfect "low watt" set.
     
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    Valiant, I like "BabyLux", but we'll see. I gotta start looking at parts I guess starting with the heavy iron. I think there used to be a difference in the iron on the champ vs Princeton but I'm pretty sure most clone builders are now using the heavier style OT.
    In the Weber catalog, it looks like W022772 for Pt and W022913 for OT are the two I need for a project like this. Any other ya'll can recommend?
     
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