Fender Blackface Deluxe Reverb 1966

Summary of this amp A lovely Fender Blackface Deluxe Reverb 1966 came to us. It was extremely noisy and the reverb was crackling and popping. It was a USA 110…

Getting that Superb Fender Tone Blackface and Silverface Fender amps were renowned for their clean sounds which moved to nice gentle bluesy break up when pushed hard.   How did…

Overrunning output valves different 6V6 types image

It is common design practice  overrunning output valves. It is done with all types . There are some amps that use EL34’s and run them way over 500 volts. This…

Fender Bassbreaker 007 Image

Quick Intro to the Fender Bassbreaker 007 The Fender Bassbreaker 007 is a cute little valve amp. There are two versions – a head and a combo. It has two…

Sovtek 12AX7 WA WB WC image

I thought it worth the time De-Mystifying Sovtek 12AX7 WA WB WC Variants. Why are there three versions of the Sovtek 12AX7 and what use one versus the other? One common…

Here are Things learned about Valve Amps in 2018 . They are in no particular order. Perhaps some useful info about your amp. I thought I would share them before…

Fender Hot Rod Deluxe Image

Another Fender Hot Rod Deluxe arrived .  This was one of the early ones in really nice physical condition dating from around 1998.   It was made in the USA.  Alas,…

fender Blues Jr standard vs Hardwired image

The Fender Blues Jr is a popular amp. It has enough power with 15 watts for small gigs and it does have the Fender tone with a hint of “Britishness”…

Fender Hot Rod Deluxe Image

A Fender Hot Rod Deluxe arrived that was not well. These 40 watt amps sound pretty good when they are working. However, a number of faults appear as they age….

Recent Customer Reviews


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"First time I have bought a lower gain valve to use in my Blues Junior, looking forward to see/hear what difference it makes. Very pleased with excellent service, choice of products, well packed and quick delivery. Would order from company again." - UK Customer JJ 5751 2nd April 2021

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"Efficient well packed, great value." R.M. reviewed Sovtek EL84M pair on 24th March 2021

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