Fender Amps: The First Fifty Years

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 1995 - Music - 256 pages
Authorized by Fender and researched by industry veterans, this book covers the company's entire amp line-age from Leo Fender's first K&F amp in 1945 to today's Custom Shop line. Includes detailed model features, specs, and part charts; rare catalog reprints; classic ads & endorsements; hundreds of photos; and background info on amps in general. Features a 40-page full-color section, complete with a two-page pullout group shot of over 60 amps!
 

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To some eyes, a paean to the mecca of tone. To others, a Geek Fiesta. The casual rock fan/guitarist will find at least something in this - plenty of luscious photes of delightful old grandpa amps of ... Read full review

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Excellent book full of information for Fender lovers and amp information in general. Good history and back ground as well as modern technology. Excellent resource for the pro or hobbiest. Read full review

Contents

Fender Company History
17
SolidState Amps
20
Fender Amp Lineage
25
DBTUXQ 19451985 1994Present
42
Princeton 19451985
48
Super 19471982 1988Present
66
Twin 19521985 1987Present
80
Bandmaster 19531980
89
Super Showman 19691971 146
146
ThirdSeries SolidState 1986Present 152
152
EccoFonic 19581959 158
158
SolidState Reverberation Unit 19661972 164
164
19681970 170
170
MultiEcho 19691970 172
172
Color Gallery 177
177
Amp Basics 218
218

Harvard 19551961
97
Showman 1960198119871993
110
Bronco 19671975
118
Super Six Reverb 19721979
126
Tweed Series 1993Present
142
FirstSeries SolidState 19661971
144
Maintenance and Mods 227
227
Availability Charts with Prices 238
238
Dating Your Fender Amp 244
244
Bibliography 251
251
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