Vibro champ

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by RobH, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. RobH

    RobH Tele-Meister

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    Hi,

    I'm looking for an amp like the EC vibro champ but without the price! Any ideas of alternatives or kits? 5 watt or 1 watt it's just for practice.

    Cheers

    Robin
     
  2. lineboat

    lineboat Friend of Leo's

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    They have a Vibro Champ XD that's not very expensive and sounds pretty good. I could hook you up if you decide you're interested! I don't have a use for it anymore.
     
  3. tjnies

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    A VC XD is nothing like a tweed Champ. Not so say it's bad, but they are entirely different animals.
    As far as the OP's question, you have a choice of many 5F1 options that are far cheaper than the EC VC. Even a vintage SFVC will be less than half, and hold its value.
     
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  4. gatorfiend

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    Danelectro DM-10. Hate myself for selling it, more that anything else I've gotten rid of. The tube driven trem is the best among amps I've had; 3 vintage Ampegs and a SF Bandmaster.
    Sadly they're not world's cheaper but they are a little cheaper.
    Only complaints I had were cheapish cabinet material and very small OT. I didn't care though, it had great cleans, nice dirt when dimed and the original Jensen was sweet. Damn I miss that amp.
     
  5. Nevada_Bob

    Nevada_Bob TDPRI Member

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    I think you can find a variant of the Monoprice 5 Watt, or the Laney Cub (?) in your neck of the woods.

    They're under $100 here in the US

    Next idea would be a 5F1 kit

    One of those will get you close to the "Champ" - maybe add a pedal for the "Vibro" and you're there
     
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    Or go Joyo American Sound pedal with a tremolo pedal into any amp?

    Also maybe a used Silvertone amp like the 1472 might do it?
     
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