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Please help me to find an amp.....

gypsyseven

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Should be a combo and have:

- 1x12" speaker

- reverb

- 2x 6v6's

What's out there beside a classic Deluxe Reverb?
 

Mr. Papa

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Carr Sportsman might fit the bill but it's probably a rethink of blackface circuits.
Likewise, do Allen Amps appeal to you?
Orange used to make their Rocketverb with 4x6V6 and you could pull two tubes to power it down?
 

gypsyseven

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Carr Sportsman might fit the bill but it's probably a rethink of blackface circuits.
Likewise, do Allen Amps appeal to you??

For sure some great amps but not that easy to find here in Germany....

Edit: Found a dealer here you got the Sportsman in stock....wow, it´s almost twice the price of a new DRI.....
 

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There are variations upon that theme out there. What is it about a Fender DR that makes you want to look elsewhere?? Imho, the best option for that amp is a SFDR from April of '67 through 1969. They are in essence the same amp as the BFDR and cost less. Any SFDR will get the job done....and the value goes down as the years go on, ime. Main chagnes are in the cab structure.
But.....if you want something that he DR doesn't do..then the search is on, right? The Rivera-era DRII is a kickin' amp...no vibrato function though. IT will do the FEnder clean/reverb sound...but with some gain structures that he original DR doesn't have.
Rivera builds soem 1X12, 2 x 6V6 amsp, IIRC...
IF you are looing for that classic DR thing, why not get a DR?
 

gypsyseven

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There are variations upon that theme out there. What is it about a Fender DR that makes you want to look elsewhere?? Imho, the best option for that amp is a SFDR from April of '67 through 1969. They are in essence the same amp as the BFDR and cost less. Any SFDR will get the job done....and the value goes down as the years go on, ime. Main chagnes are in the cab structure.
But.....if you want something that he DR doesn't do..then the search is on, right? The Rivera-era DRII is a kickin' amp...no vibrato function though. IT will do the FEnder clean/reverb sound...but with some gain structures that he original DR doesn't have.
Rivera builds soem 1X12, 2 x 6V6 amsp, IIRC...
IF you are looing for that classic DR thing, why not get a DR?


Yeah, probably i should just get a DR....thanks man.
 

Mr. Papa

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There's probably a dozen guys in Germany who could build you a DR clone if you were into that. I'd love to have a SFDR of the right vintage and keep my eyes out, but haven't seen it yet.

Have you considered a Princeton Reverb with a 12" speaker? Jim Campilongo kills onstage with a tele jacked straight into a PR, sometimes with a 12" I read.
 

gypsyseven

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Have you considered a Princeton Reverb with a 12" speaker? Jim Campilongo kills onstage with a tele jacked straight into a PR, sometimes with a 12" I read.

Can i do that by myself?
I mean to fit a 12" into a Princeton?
 

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Get one of the old Gibson amps, GA18, 40, 45.... Real vintage amps with vintage sound for about half the price of some new boutique stuff.
You can always add reverb via a pedal...
 

oldog

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Look for an early 60's Ampeg ReverbRocket II that has 6V6's instead of 7159's. They made them that way for a while. Hand wired ,USA quality made with high grade components, 6V6' s ,Reverb, and a reasonable price. Kenny Fischer highly recommended them.
 
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