1966 Fender Vibrochamp

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For your consideration, Garrett Park Guitars presents this 1966 Fender Vibrochamp.

This '66 Vibrochamp is in excellent working condition and sounds great.  We had our tech, Gary Wright, look it over carefully and he cleaned all the potentiometers and tube sockets. We did NOT change the filter caps or resistors but will do so at the buyers request.

A little information from vibrochamp.org...

By 1964 the vibrato had become de rigeur for the Fender line.  With the introduction of the “blackface” series, a new deluxe version of the venerableChamp was also released with the effect built into the amp.  This new model was dubbed the Vibro Champ.  Throughout its 19-year history, starting in 1964 and culminating in 1982, the Vibro Champ and its simpler sibling held down the low-end of the line and introduced many a beginning guitarist to the Fender line.

The new Vibro Champ joined the rest of Fender’s new “blackface” line, so called because the amps had black faceplates, black knobs, black handles and black tolex covering.  Fender added a silver grill cloth to give this line a new, high contrast look.  But what really distinguished the blackfaces was their new sparkley sound.  Guitarists also found they could turn up the volume and get a decent crunch tone.  Fender’s new amps were popular and production numbers at its Fullerton CA factory increased every year.

Specs

Electronics
Circuit Number AA764
Speaker 4 Ohm 1×8″ Oxford 8EV
Wattage 5 Watts
Circuit Type All Tube, Single-Ended
Tube Compliment 6V6GT (1)
12AX7 (2)
5Y3GT (1)
Bias Cathode Bias
Wiring Cloth-covered (1964-1970)

Internal Construction Hand-wired on fiber board
Power Cable Ungrounded 2-prong (1967-1974)
Effects Vibrato circuit
Controls
Orientation Black forward facing
• w/ white labels (1964-1967)
Knobs Black skirted w/ chrome center, numbered 1 – 10
Faceplate Cosmetics Blackface (1964-1967)
Faceplate Configuration Input, Input, Volume, Treble, Bass, Speed, Intensity, Power, Red Jewel Pilot Light
Backplate Configuration Fuse (1A), speaker jack, vibrato jack (bottom of chassis)
Cabinet
Configuration Combo
Dimensions 14” x 17” x 7 1/2”
Hardware Small Chassis Plates 3 5/8”
Handle Black Plastic Strap
Feet Chrome Glides
Corners None
Cabinet Construction Solid Pine (1964-1976)
Baffle Particle Board (all years)
Covering Black Tolex
Grill Cloth Black White Silver Grill Cloth (1964-1974)
Fender Badge Logo Grill mounted, raised, chrome & black, script with tail (1965-1973)

 

Please note that we warranty used amps for 45 days only if we service them with new capacitors, resistors and tubes, (We retain 100% of original parts).

Please call, chat, or email for more information... 410-571-9660.

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