TUBE SHIELD, BAYONET "PUSH AND TWIST" TYPE, ALUMINUM, 1 15/16" TALL, SET OF 6. TUBE RETAINER WITH GRIP TEETH, DESIGNED FOR OCTAL TUBES WITH PHENOLIC BASE SUCH AS 6L6 OR EL34. Perfect for Vibrolux Reverb, Vibroverb, Super Reverb, Deluxe Reverb, Pro Reverb, Bassman, Bandmaster Reverb, Tremolux, etc. The kits are assembled from premium capacitors made by F&T of Germany (filter capacitors) and Illinois Capacitor (cathode bypass capacitors). Set of 6 rings - will equip either 2 or 3 tubes, depending on the number of rings you choose for each tube. Princeton and Princeton Reverb do not need the resistors. Fender Electrolytic Capacitor Kits Fender capacitor kits contain all of the main filter, decoupling filter, bias filter and preamp cathode bypass electrolytic capacitors for most amps from the blackface and silverface eras.Vacuum tubes, or thermionic valves, are arrangements of electrodes in a vacuum within an insulating, temperature-resistant envelope.Although the envelope was classically glass, power tubes often use ceramic and metal. Contains four 8-pin sockets, four "bear trap" retainers, eight mounting screws, four 470 ohm screen grid resistors (Metal-Film Flameproof for safety), and four carbon composition 1500 ohm control grid resistors. Founded in 1948 by Heinz Fischer and Alfred Tausche, F&T Capacitors has over 60 years of experience in producing some of the finest capacitors available today. Fender Vintage Amp (60s Blackface and 70s Silverface) Power Tube Socket replacement kit. ) from the original blackface and silverface eras which have four power tubes (6L6). Gold-Plated Solid-State Tube Rectifier Replacement. CAPACITOR, F&T BRAND, AXIAL LEAD ELECTROLYTIC, VARIOUS VALUES AND VOLTAGES AVAILABLE (SEE OPTIONS) Made in Germany.
In the fall of 1965, Fender switched from stamping these numbers in black ink, to dark green ink.
It would be more accurate to say that approx 650 of each of these models were produced in ’60.
Oddlings – Yet another printing error has surfaced, this time from the FEI (pre-CBS) days.
Besides, no article in the Dating Fender Amps by Serial Number series would be complete without some interesting information, n’est ce pas?
I promise the tables will still be there after you finish reading.