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If we wanted to get more breakup from the amp for some raw blues tones and keep he same volume, we did the following: Playing the amp around volume 5 and 6 gives a raw, unfiltered texas blues tone out of the single 10″ Weber 10A150.Here is a video that gradually demonstrates the effects of some of the mods and tricks described here.The Vibrolux Reverb has become a very popular amp since The Tone Quest Report published the article “Under 40 Watt of Whoop Ass“, awarding the VR as the most preferred low wattage Fender amp.A stock VR offers a wide range of tonal possibilities and can be both big and small with just a few minor tricks.It’s a little weak in the bass and the highs are a bit more muted than the other speakers.Summary The 35w blackface Vibrolux Reverb (VR) is the smallest member of the blackface/silverface 6L6 Fender amp family.
There was plenty of clean headroom with the stock “AB763” tube configuration (12AT7 phase inverter and GZ34 rectifier) for funky chords and stingin’ clean notes at volume between 3 and 4.The Texas Red model uses the Celestion Vintage 30 speaker.The V30 is known for its strong midrange and is well suited for classic rock/lead guitar.Finally we point out location of components in the physical layout diagram.
Speakers The blackface and silverface Vibrolux came with several different production speakers; Blackface amps had Jensen C10q (1,25″), C10ns (1,5″) or Oxford 10L5 while the silverfaces could have Oxford 10L5 or CTS ceramic.
All green board and all cream board Blues Juniors are identical electronically, despite what the salesman told you. Below is a table of revision dates and the changes made on those dates. Fender adopted a two-letter dating code in 1990, and the code can be found on the Quality Assurance label, inside the cabinet, sometimes located on the bottom, next to the reverb tank, sometimes on the side.