Essentially it’s a retro-perfect mid ’60s Princeton Reverb. Fender Princeton 68 Custom Reverb Hum. Hi guys, I've searched around and know there are quality control issues with these amps and some of you have had similar problems with humming and buzzing in brand new units. The Mojotone Princeton Reverb style amp is a 12-15 watt miniature giant that comes stock with a Jensen C10Q 10” 35 watt speaker and (2) 6V6 power tubes. Amp Chassis for Blackface Princeton Rev. beginner woodwork. Joined: Dec 23, 2012 Location: State College PA. Princeton Reverb Clone Components Mojo's Blackface Princeton Reverb Style Amp Kit features JJ tubes (2 6V6 output, 1 GZ34/5AR4 rectifier, 1 12AT7 preamp and 3 12AX7 preamp), a Jensen C10Q 35 Watts speaker, carbon composition resistors, Sprague, TAD and Orange Drop capacitors and an original black Fender-style fiber board with eyelets. Fender Vintage Reissue Series '65 Princeton Reverb Guitar Amplifier with 10" Spe. Fender '65 Princeton Reverb Reissue (used, mint) Mint condition - only 4-5 months old. My issue is the reverb channel having a considerable amount of hum when turned up past 2. I was missing tremolo in my life so, using most of what I had in my 15 watt Bassman project; I converted it to a Princeton Non-Reverb AA964. P&P: + £4.32 P&P. In build quality and component selection (brands of caps, resistors, pots) the silverfaces are not as robust as the blackface models. This amp will have a few upgrades from the original; it will have the following added features. Description. eBay item number: 114534995442. Re: Princeton Reverb Build #16 Post by Bruce Weldy » Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:00 am First move was to take care of one of my two mods that I'm doing to the amp. £750.91. A head with both tremolo and reverb, and inspired by again some of the forum members here at the forum (e.g. I thought I might build a Princeton reverb for around the apartment and the quiet almost acoustic rehearsals the Colorifics seem to have these days. 150 Free Woodworking DIY Plans Get Princeton Reverb Cabinet Plans Build: World's most comprehensive collection of woodworking ideas For Pro & Beginner. Just ran it through the variac and limit check with a GZ34 in and everything appears tickety boo. Re: Princeton Reverb Build RAW control help? My earlier Supro 6424 didn't make me sound like Jimmy Page, and frankly was harsh, so was hoping … Fender Custom ?68 Princeton Reverb is a great amp. The ‘65 Princeton Reverb is a faithful reproduction of one of the all time classic Fender amps. Image 3 of 3 . But why you ask, the blackface Princeton (tremolo but no reverb) is close enough, right? Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. 93-Strat, May 20, 2020 #23. The sound clean and clear with a light overdrive as you push the amp. Like the original Blackface era Princetons, the Mojotone amp has the added gain stage after the reverb that pushes the amp to a thicker level of saturation when the amp is pushed. Condition: Used: An item that has been previously used. Last one . Princeton reverb build Discussion in 'Shock Brother's DIY Amps' started by Meteorman, Oct 2, 2020. AA1164 is the Princeton Reverb. I also added a ground wire to the input circuit to connect the ground on the pots. Time to build a new amp! Here are a few photos of my latest guitar project, a black face Princeton reverb. Starting from blackface and add some “old school” features: The AA1164 blackface Princeton Reverb is one of the greatest guitar amps ever created but it is a complex amp to build and troubleshoot. NEW - MOD Reverb Tank, 8EB3C1B Short 3 Spring Long Decay. BUILD QUALITY Cabinet and construction is very good quality, Fender Mexico has been quietly and steadily producing great amps for years now. Hello, this is a Princeton Reverb derivative/influenced build I intended to complete but ended up abandoning.. Compared to many bigger Fender amps the Princeton Reverb (PR) wenr through the CBS/silverface periods with very little changes. The Best Princeton Reverb Cabinet Plans Build Free Download PDF And Video. Popular . 1 Toxophilite 1 year ago Having built a few deluxe reverbs, a stereo 7189 based deluxe reverb and a couple of vibroluxes. Advanced Search I used heat shrink tube on the resistor wires to protect the circult. Meteorman Tele-Holic. Triple Jim likes this. The vertical black lines on the panels are a nod to the class of '68 Inputs. Build instrument input circuit I flipped the input jacks around to the outside of the chassis so that I could use the holes in the chassis as as guide to assemble the input circuit. Price. After building the 5G9 Tremolux, which is still going strong btw, it’s time for another low wattage tube amp. Re: Princeton Reverb Build #38 Post by Bruce Weldy » Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:49 pm I haven't touched a Princeton pretty much in my life until I built this one.....then yesterday a local amp repair guy brought me a Princeton cab that had been cut down to make it a head.....looked like it had been done with an ax.....maybe a circular saw....and the bottom was missing. If considered a classic Fender circuit which has spanky cleans, warmth and rich reverb and trem in small package. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Posts: 984. The famous Blackface 14 Reverb Amp has the full size reverb and the cool bias tremolo á la Ry Cooder. Image 2 of 3. It have classic sparkly Fender tone. The chassis has one extra tube socket hole I cut out. £17.92. Joined: Aug 29, 2016 Location: Jeffersonville, OH. The rectifier tube was one of the tube and circuit changes where the 5U4GB was replaced by a GZ34. Again it uses the same bias wiggle trem which sounds great! NEW - MOD Reverb Tank, 8EB3C1B Short 3 Spring Long Decay. The tremolo circuit is identical. I’ve added a master volume and will be putting in a 3 way NFB switch soon. It was a AA1164 Blackface kit from Tube Amp Doctor in Germany. Description. Free P&P. There are a front and back faceplates, quick iec AC socket, and a few pots but I can't remember the pot values, probably 50k and 100k, and something else but I could ve wrong there. Sounds and works fantastic - I just decided I wanted to hand-build an amp kit. Messages: 706. That was a long break between posts… After getting the correct transformer from Heyboer in the mail I popped it in, bolted it down and started going to work on wiring. Started a Princeton Reverb build, mostly following Hoffman's layout. Princeton Reverb Rebuild & More For my second amplifier project, moving forward from my very successful "Two Stroke" 5F2A build, I wanted something that would be both fun and an even greater learning experience, without costing much out of pocket; I chose to rebuild my Fender Princeton Reverb Reissue (hereby referenced as "PRRI") to authentic 1965 specs, the AA1164 circuit to be precise … This Amp Kit is an homage to the historic 1964 version Fender® Princeton Reverb Amp. Amp is very loud, but capable for very nice fender clean tone on low volumes. Slow Electronics: Things I learned building a Princeton Reverb tube amplifier. tubeswell), it will be a Princeton reverb clone and the idea is ‘going back in time’. Item specifics . The ‘68 Custom Princeton Reverb takes drive pedals particularly well, whether they’re mid–hump overdrive types or full–on distortions, and it responds beautifully to a good clean boost pedal if you dial back the bass a little. build; diy; non-reverb; princeton; tube; Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > 93-Strat Strat-O-Master. Last updated on 02 Nov, 2020 09:56:58 GMT View all revisions. Last one . The chassis arrived early – unlike the Mojotone chassis, these ones are more historically accurate and look very much like the original Fender chassis, especially when evaluating the chassis mounting through holes. Build quality-wise if you’re into hand-wired amplifiers then you’ll no doubt want an Achillies amplifier over a PCB made Fender. Style AA1   without any holes   height: 4,5 cm width: 46,3 cm depth: 16cm (top) -18cm (bottom) Material: Steel, hot-dip galvanised To be able to use Tube Amp Doctor in full range, we recommend activating Javascript in your browser. Search. Tonestack is modified to be somewhere between normal blackface Fender and Super Reverb… Princeton Reverb Scratch Build. Item specifics. Fender Vintage Reissue Series '65 Princeton Reverb Guitar Amplifier with 10" Spe. All new '68 Custom amps feature period-correct Fender 'tailed' badges on the grille Logo. Under the hood, the '64 Custom Princeton Reverb features a hand-wired AA1164 circuit with tube-driven spring reverb and tremolo, Fender Vintage Blue tone capacitors, three 12AX7 and one 12AT7 preamp tubes, 5AR4/GZ34 rectifier tube, Matched pair of 6V6 power tubes, and 12 watts output power. Princeton AA964 Build Discussion in 'DIY Amp Forum' started by 93-Strat, May 18, 2020. I always suggest playing any hand-wired guitar amplifiers before buying one. Post by salty » Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:38 pm Oh good idea about wiring it backwards to make it easier from the front! And yes, the kit is very expensive. Fender '68 Custom Princeton Reverb. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Oct 2, 2020 #1. Like the original Blackface era Princetons, the Mojotone amp has the added gain stage after the reverb that pushes the amp to a thicker level of saturation when the amp is pushed. The Princeton Reverb is prized studio, practice and small stage amp. The Fender Princeton will give you very reliable and almost repeatable sounds from amp to amp, whereas hand-wired amps can vary. It is very sensitive to guitar volume potentiometers and to different types of pick or finger attack. All except for one Reverb model uses the 5U4GB rectifier tube. It just made the speed control have a slower ramp up. Considering the Achillies amplifier is a … This amp have very nice sounding reverb and also very nice deep sounding vibrato, again classic Fender tone. Princeton Reverb Build. Zack: Wow! £748.41. Free P&P. The Mojotone Princeton Reverb style amp is a 12-15 watt miniature giant that comes stock with a Jensen C10Q 10” 35 watt speaker and (2) 6V6 power tubes. Reading up I see a lot of procedures suggested but it seems like once the problem … pro woodwork projects.Styles: Furniture, Toys, Frames, Beds, Animal Houses, Racks, Dressers, Chairs, Coasters, And Many More. It’s not finished yet but I thought I’d put it up for interest. eBay item number: 264919425695. This month I had a few days off and built a hand-wired tube amp from scratch. Originally produced way back in 1946, the Fender Princeton has remained one of the most sought after vintage amps of all time. P&P: + £4.30 P&P. VALUE The Vintage Modified Silverface amps are not strict ReIssues, but rather re-invented homages to the originals. Princeton Reverb Chassis Wiring. What was going on at 5 is about 7 now. August 8, 2015 . Princeton Reverb DIY Build I had wanted to build one of these Fender amps from scratch with the best components for a long time. £17.98. Hey All - This is my 3rd amp build and is based on the Hoffman Princeton Reverb schematic. 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