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What amp has been the best match for you and your Tele?

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by skhan007, Dec 5, 2020.

  1. Tele295

    Tele295 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Silverface Vibrolux Reverb (repro faceplate on there when i got it)

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  2. Frisco 57

    Frisco 57 Tele-Meister

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    I've not really found an amp that a Tele does not sound good through but like the sound of a Vox AC15 TB2. I also have become a recent convert to a Fender Pro Jr. I've got both an early USA PJ and a newer MIM PJ IV. After spending time with both of these little monsters, I'm really liking the MIM Pro Jr. with my Tele. Between the Tele and the PJ, Lots of great tone, and not many knobs & dials!

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  3. Jay Jernigan

    Jay Jernigan Tele-Afflicted

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    I have been a Fender man for 50 years, so I may be prejudiced, but a Blues Jr is hard to beat. Yes, I have had a few problems with them but when they work, they work.
    Also like a Pro Jr as long as it is running through a better speaker.
    Egnater's Rebel 30 is pretty awesome and I always liked a Peavey Classic 30 as well.
    Haven't had the opportunity to play many boutique amps, but I did get to try a Swamp Werks once and was very impressed.
     
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    39martind18 Friend of Leo's

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    Agreed! That said, really good arrows make the Indian really quiver!:rolleyes:
     
  5. Fenderdad1950

    Fenderdad1950 Tele-Afflicted

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    Bassbreaker 15, sidestepped from a Blues Jr. Phenomenal with 3 gain stages. 20210105_181043~2.jpg
     
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  6. P Thought

    P Thought Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    I count it as a lucky break that, before I even knew enough to save up thousands of dollars for a Dumble-toned fancy amp, I came across my old ('90s I think) Peavey Classic 50 twin. I forget now whether it was $300 or $350 I paid for it, but it's given me all I want or need for ten years or so, with no maintenance issues at all, and best of all no desire to chase after a better amp.
     
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  7. bblumentritt

    bblumentritt Tele-Afflicted

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    A match made in...

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  8. poirier

    poirier Tele-Meister

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    which channel do you prefer? I have one and love the bias tremolo, but maybe the non-trem channel sounds better.
     
  9. Nick Fanis

    Nick Fanis Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

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    The tremolo channel.
    I used the normal channel once,didn't really like it and I love the amp's tremolo.
    I have also replaced the driver with a 12AT7.
    Big improvement in headroom and tightness.
     
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  10. Tim S

    Tim S Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

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    This is a tough one for me. Any guitar naturally sounds great through a Sky King and a Mesa can be tweaked to flatter most any guitar. So, I’m going to say my Roland Blues Cube Artist with a NY Blues tone capsule in it provides a Vox sound. The Tele-into-a-Vox sound just does it for me (and it’s nice to see a non-tube amp represented on this list). :)
     
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  11. Fendereedo

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    Bit late to the party, but I've been playing through my Champion 50 XL for over a year now, and still love it. It's so versatile.
     
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    d barham Tele-Afflicted

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    For overall sound it’s my blackface twin. For portability and most gigs my silver face Princeton reverb has been my go to for years.
     
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  13. Jay Jernigan

    Jay Jernigan Tele-Afflicted

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    Fender Super Champ XD. I'm warming up to the X2, little by little.
    Slowly growing out of love with the Blues Jr, various reasons.
    Prior to that, I was fond of a Peavey Classic 30 and an Egnater Rebel 30; both really sweet but kinda loud.
    I have kept a BFDR for nearly 40 years. I must like it, too.
     
  14. pedalcr8z

    pedalcr8z Tele-Meister

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    T W E E D!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:D
     
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  15. RowdyHoo

    RowdyHoo Tele-Meister

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    Fender Twin Reverb Tone Master.
     

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  16. Ryan0594

    Ryan0594 Tele-Holic

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    What - if applicable and if any - difference can you hear / feel compared to the fully tube model, out of interest?
     
  17. acoustic rob

    acoustic rob Tele-Holic

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    Tele into a Vox is my sound.

    Although I'd love to plug into a 6G2 brown Princeton, from everything I've heard I bet it'd be glorious.
     
  18. RowdyHoo

    RowdyHoo Tele-Meister

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    I really can't tell a difference. To me it sounds like my tube version Twin Reverb. The attenuator allows me to get that warmed tube sound at lower volume. The reason I tried it out was to avoid the hassles of tube amp maintenance and weight.
     
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  19. Riffraff12571

    Riffraff12571 Tele-Holic

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    I've got an odd couple. These two really work well together. I brought them to a guitar gear get together a couple of years ago with a number gear junkies present and this combo was the hit of the day. Guys that said they really dislike 5150 variants couldn't get enough of it and all felt the combination of the two is where the magic is.



    I love this guitar through my Plexi modded Traynor YBA-1, Silvertone 1482 and rack rig too. I've got several much more valuable guitars but this MIM Tele is my #1.
     
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    Vox AC10
     
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