Why didn't they do them all like this?

Discussion in 'Shock Brother's DIY Amps' started by David Barnett, Jul 10, 2020.

  1. David Barnett

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    white tube chart.jpg
     
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    Because then people could figure out that a lot of boutique amps costing thousands of dollars are pretty much exact copies of old Fender schematics
     
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    BTW - is this an of amp of yours?
    How about some more photos of the White/5f2a Fender???
     
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    Tube charts weren't always accurate...
     
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    Or that patented design elements were actually "prior art" .... ahem.... messy booger.
     
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    Ok for a 5f2a, but how’d you do a Bassman? Seriously, that’s cool. Love the White amp series from Fullerton.
     
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    To discourage ill-prepared amateur electricians from tinkering with their amp and inadvertently dying?
     
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    40 watts?
    What am I missing?
     
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    That's what it draws from the wall.
     
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    Then why did they include it on the White?
     
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    I recall in the mid 60's, Fender, Gretsch, and Gibson had schematics included with the paperwork.
     
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    ... And THEN smarter people would figure out those "old Fender schematics" were copies of circuits in the commonly available Western Electric Book of Circuits.
    Leo did not magically invent this stuff out of thin air.
     
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    Perhaps, but not any more than any other commercial vacuum tube audio products of the time.

    That's an often-repeated trope that has little if any real word meaning.

    I dare you to find a page from a WE manual that shows a circuit that Fender copied whole. Only one I've seen was a projector amp that was similar to a Champion 600.
     
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    The Blues Deville I purchased in 1996 (97?) included a full schematic in the paperwork. And, I've been glad to have it, too! Definitely a nice touch that makers shouldn't be afraid to include.
     
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    You mean your Deluxe doesn't have input and interstage transformers?

    http://www.nutshellhifi.com/library/Rosetta_Stone.html
     
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