What amp do you recommend for Fender guitars?

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  1. tce63

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    Another vote for Laney Lionheart L20T

    Sounds great with all guitars i tried.

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    stnmtthw Friend of Leo's

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    Vox AC15 or AC30.

    Come to think of it, i recommend those for all brands of guitar, not just Fender.
     
  3. Tony Forman

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    Any Blackface Fender. To me, that is the classic Fender sound.
     
  4. ReverendRevolver

    ReverendRevolver Friend of Leo's

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    Budget?
     
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    A nice tweed deluxe.
     
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    I'll suggest a quality amp with power scaling. Mine is a Mesa Boogie Express 5:25. I don't use the high gain channels but the two lower gain channels with separate controls lets me switch between channels for single coils and humbuckers by flipping a switch. I love the 5 watt setting with its Type A clarity and touch sensitivity. Current Boogie models include Fillmore 25, Mark V 25, and California tweed. I was looking on eBay not that long ago and my Express 5:25 is listed for close what I paid for mine new. It's either that good or the asking prices are insane, but that at least tells me that a first rate amp holds its value.
     
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    Supro Delta King series sounds great.
    Bugera V22 Infinium
    Peavey Classic 30
    Vox AC15

    If you're looking for a head/cab setup so you can run an attenuator:

    Vox AC15CH
    Bugera V22 Infinium
    Bugera G20
    Peavey Classic 20

    and if you're really on a budget

    Joyo JaCkMan II lunchbox head
     
  9. Killing Floor

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    A Dimed amp.
     
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  10. doctymie

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    No one has suggested a Fender Blues Jr. It's more than enough for at home playing. Perhaps it might not be enough for a gig. But I get a lot of classic Fender sound out of mine. If I didn't have that, I'd probably go with the 65 Princeton.
     
  11. El Tele Lobo

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    Just about any 6V6 or 6L6 tube amp...especially older Fender designs. I've owned or played:

    Deluxe Reverb
    Princeton Reverb
    '63 Vibroverb Reissue
    Super Reverb
    Tweed Deluxe
    Tweed Vibrolux
    Hot Rod Deluxe
    Hot Rod Deville

    And my current amp...one of my all-time favorites to date...is a tweed Champ (5F1) clone with a 12" ceramic Jupiter speaker. With a couple simple pedals, it takes everything I throw at it. The Tweed Deluxe and '63 Vibroverb are close behind.

    I think I would really like a Tweed Tremolux, Bandmaster or Super also, from what I've heard/researched.
     
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    How is it that a simple box with knobs can take my breath away.
     
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    Another vote for Princeton Reverb. I have one of the special editions with a 12" speaker- the tele loves it! My DRRI sits home now.
     
  14. northernguitar

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    On the mylespaul site, you're looking for an amp for a Les Paul. Are you going to end up buying two amps?
     
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    This is what I’d consider “correct” but any Fender or Fender style amps are a great choice. A Vox or Vox style amp is my second choice.
     
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    Princeton/Princeton Reverb
    Deluxe/Deluxe Reverb
     
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    Fender, Vox, Marshall, Peavey, Roland, Yamaha, Quilter, Matchless, Dr Z, Little Walter, etc... etc... etc.... Pick you flavor and enjoy!

    If you are not familiar with the different tones from each amp, research what is used on the albums you love! If a VOX and SRAT are the recipe for a tones you love, don't buy a Fender Deluxe :D... and vice versa!
     
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    If I had no amp at all...I’d be looking for a version of the Princeton reverb with a 12” speaker.
     
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    You need a Dumble. Nothing else comes close.
     
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