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SILVERFACE OVERHAUL KITS

We are proud to offer Premium Overhaul Kits for your silverface Fender amplifier!

Get the best possible performance from your silverface Fender with our Premium Silverface Overhaul Kits.  These premium silverface overhaul kits offer everything you need to get your silverface Fender amplifier sounding & performing it’s best!!

This is our famous premium overhaul kit.

*Please Note: These kits are not compatible with the 70W & 135W Ultralinear models!

Premium Overhaul Kits include parts & instructions for:

  • Blackface Mod
  • Full Electrolytic Recap:  (F&T power filters with Sprague Atoms for the preamp & bias supply)
  • Signal Cap Upgrade (Mallory 150M series)
  • Includes Outside Foil Upgrade
  • Preamp cathode bypass resistor optimization
  • Matched power tube resistors
  • Noise Fix 100K plate resistors
  • Reverb/Vibrato in both channels (for 2 ch amps w/reverb)
  • Adjusting the bias (n/a for Princetons & Champs)
  • Master Volume removal (where applicable)

Premium overhaul kits include high quality F&T filter caps.  All preamp tube cathode bypass & bias caps are Sprague Atoms (Sprague Atom filter cap upgrade is also available).

We use only the highest quality 1/2w carbon comp resistors for the signal path & circuit board.  Key locations in the circuit have measured & MATCHED PAIRS of resistors – vital to optimum performance and minimum phase cancellation.  Flameproof 1w metal oxide resistors for the power supply.  Plate resistors & preamp tube cathode bypass resistors are individually selected to be within optimum parameters.

We prouldy offer “Mallory” 150M series capacitors for the signal/coupling caps.  These caps perform exceptionally well in vintage Fender circuits, providing warm, vintage tone;  GREATLY enhancing the sustain, tone & performance of your silverface amplifier! “Outside foil” & top shelf Jupiter Condenser upgrades available.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS TO NOTE:

  • Copies of the original blackface schematic & layout for your amp are included (when applicable – not included in all kits).
  • Reverb in both channels mod included in kits for amps with reverb!
  • AB165 Bassman kit includes the AA864 conversion!
  • Adjusting the bias (does not apply to non-adjustable fixed bias or cathode biased amps like the Princeton & Champ)

 

ADD MODS & UPGRADES

Customize your vintage Fender to suit your playing style!

Add our easy gain boost, tweed style preamp, sexy vibrato & more!  Convert your master volume into a presence or dwell control!

*Please Note: These overhaul kits are deigned for the “standard” silverface amps, NOT the ultralinear models.  To see if your silverface amp is ultralinear, look under the speaker jack on the back panel.  ALL 70w or 135w amps are ultralinear and not fully compatible with these kits.*