Dating fender custom shop amp
Sales & Shipping of Fender® and other FMIC products are limited to the United States and its territories.I was just recommended to this forum by an acquaintance from ebay... Turns out that the manufacturing date is May, 1993 (in case you're at all curious). -Greg I just traded a Gretsch for a VK the Serial number is 3748 and no there are no letters in front of those numbers.Fat juicy tones coming from this amp…Mind blowing sounds…large enough to settle that old score with the neighbours!From the Fender Custom Shop, here is a Fender Vibro King CSR4 amplifier.I'm wondering if anyone knows how to date a Fender Vibro-King based on it's serial number. The only letter is a scrawled W on the sign off plate.. I think it is a fairly late model, but then what the heck do i know.. I'm not the resident expert by a long ways, Although Fender says that they didn't keep records for amps manufactured before 1994, there are some guys here who will be able to help some once they find this post.....(the one in question is s/n 0073) My best guess is that it's 1994... You probably won't end up with a "birthday", though... Welllllllllll ok is there some way other then writing to fender to date this thing (pluueeze no witty jokes, I am married, and my wife would not understand). Anybody know at least where to point me to find out when this puppy was made, aside from maybe looking at the tone caps,??It doesn't tell too much though, seems like they never did good records for amps unlike guitars. Fat juicy tones coming from this amp…Mind blowing sounds…large enough to settle that old score with the neighbours! Read more The cream and Oxblood King of the Jungle!
This amp is finished in a early 1960’s ‘Brownface’ style, with blonde tolex and brown/creme control panels.The Fender Blues Junior is most similar to the Fender Blues Deluxe, which adds a "drive" channel, an effects loop, and uses 6L6GC output tubes for 40 watts of rated output.Like many Fender amplifiers (particularly in the Hot Rod series), many limited edition versions of the Blues Junior have been manufactured since its introduction in 1995.Peach Guitars is the UK's premier dealer for Custom Shop Fender instruments, with a huge selection available at the best prices.
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