Dating new fender amps
You need to have your expectations set correctly to be able to appreciate the evil Twin. The big transformers and speakers makes this amp weigh around 40kgs, a burden too big for many gigging players who cannot (yet) afford a crew of roadies. If you want tube amp breakup and smoking tones with no pedals you will experience many fights with your band mates and club owners.
Just as the other Fender amps the Twin needs to operate in its sweet spot up to sound sweet.
Fender introduced the Blues Junior in 1995, and has revised and updated it periodically since then.
Blues Junior history can be divided into two major categories: the early amps with green circuit boards and the later ones with cream-colored boards.
This speaker has been used in the Hot Rod Deluxe, Blues Deluxe, Deluxe Reverb and the Twin Reverb, among others. It doesn’t have the deepest bass, however, and the highs can sometimes be “fizzy.” When the cream board tweeds were introduced, Fender chose the Jensen reissue (made in Italy) C12N.
Summary “If an alien came to earth and wanted to hear an American guitar sound, I’d play him my Twin with a set of Jensens”. Having two pairs of 6L6, the popular and traditional two-channel AB763 circuit design, a diode rectifier and enormous transformers (power & output), it offers tons of clean headroom and volume for unmiked gigs and really big stages.Instead we have played many nights with a thin and unpleasant tone, even worse with a sparkling, clean sounding strat.If you are one of these players, you should find some mods on this page interesting.After carrying a Twin Reverb on to the stage, the least you should deserve is to crank the bastard.Sadly, we are seldom offered the opportunity to turn the volume above 3 on a Twin Reverb.