UL Fender Silverface Twin into a Head pg. 3

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UL Fender Silverface Twin into a Head pg. 3

Post by HNB » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:39 pm

Got this amp from Joeleo. I only have had about 30min to play with it, and it seems to be exactly what I wanted. I was hoping for an amp that didn't suffer a lot from sound change using different volume. With kids sometimes I have to turn it down and I hate when my other amps just sound weak when quieter vs just not as loud. I need to get the reverb working, but the vibrato sounds EXCELLENT. More subtle than my Univox U45. It has a great clean tone. Very wonderful. Warm and clear. I can't wait to hear it when I fix the tank. Pics below.

Packing was excellent. Probably the most packing peanuts I have seen in one box in my whole life.

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After I got the box with the amp out of the box of peanut doom, I went to cleaning it.

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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by HNB » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:40 pm

After cleaning it off.

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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by Bakesalee » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:19 pm

I bet it sounds awesome. Nice work!

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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by noisepunk » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:28 pm

Congrats- looks a hell of a lot nicer than mine.
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by Telliot » Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:00 pm

Whoa!! Cool, dood! That doesn't fall into the "under $200" range we discussed... ;D
The cool thing about fretless is you can hit a note...and then renegotiate.

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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by s_mcsleazy » Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:54 am

its gonna sound great. lemmie tell you how i know that.
IT HAS A BLUE LIGHT
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by Joeleo » Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:18 am

Glad it made it safely. I hope you love it and get all kinds of great use out of it. She'll be missed but it was time.

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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by valley_parade » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:22 am

Aw man. One of my good friends picked up an SF Twin a few months ago and has been raving about it nonstop. Have fun with this!

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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by HNB » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:37 am

Bakesalee wrote:I bet it sounds awesome. Nice work!
It sounds as good as I hoped it would be (which was a tall order). I am very happy with it. I don't know why these get a bad rap. I think it sounds awesome. I get it won't likely naturally distort because it is so loud, but I am a pedal user for that anyways. I like being loud and clean. This amp seems to kill at that.
noisepunk wrote:Congrats- looks a hell of a lot nicer than mine.
For likely being older than I am, I totally agree. It looks like it is pretty much all stock. I know the switch pedal is a reissue, but it still has the red plug in the back and all Fender branded tubes. (Which made me excited to install.)
Telliot wrote:Whoa!! Cool, dood! That doesn't fall into the "under $200" range we discussed...
It did not, but Joeleo's $500 plus shipping price was a killer deal for a Silverface Twin. Could not resist and tax return helped me out.
s_mcsleazy wrote:its gonna sound great. lemmie tell you how i know that.
IT HAS A BLUE LIGHT
I took a picture of it. Is blue the normal color of the Silver Face Twins? I like it. :) Matches the blue logo and grill cloth.
Joeleo wrote:Glad it made it safely. I hope you love it and get all kinds of great use out of it. She'll be missed but it was time.
I will be taking GREAT care of this one. It will likely (VERY LIKELY) be my main amp.
valley_parade wrote:Aw man. One of my good friends picked up an SF Twin a few months ago and has been raving about it nonstop. Have fun with this!
I can't wait to play with it when I get home. I haven't been able to try pedals with it yet. :)
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by Joeleo » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:45 am

HNB wrote:
s_mcsleazy wrote:its gonna sound great. lemmie tell you how i know that.
IT HAS A BLUE LIGHT
I took a picture of it. Is blue the normal color of the Silver Face Twins? I like it. Matches the blue logo and grill cloth.
I don't think blue is the normal color. When I first got this one the bulb was burnt out and it didn't have a jewel. I have a ton of jewels so I would always swap them out every few weeks. My favorites with that amp were blue and amber, but when I was feeling particularly sassy purple and pink looked great too. :)

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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by Telliot » Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:23 am

$500!! :w00t: That's a great deal, congrats again!
The cool thing about fretless is you can hit a note...and then renegotiate.

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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by s_mcsleazy » Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:14 pm

well i can only speak for my bassman but thats got a red light (it sometimes works however) but blue isnt standard as far as i know.
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by noisepunk » Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:09 pm

I think blue and red were both standard- I prefer the latter, but they both look nice.
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by HNB » Wed Mar 14, 2012 5:18 pm

Joeleo wrote:I don't think blue is the normal color. When I first got this one the bulb was burnt out and it didn't have a jewel. I have a ton of jewels so I would always swap them out every few weeks. My favorites with that amp were blue and amber, but when I was feeling particularly sassy purple and pink looked great too.
I like the blue. :) I opened up the tank. It has a disconnected wire. I will bring it to work to see if my electronics friend can repair it. In the mean time I spent the $18 to have a replacement tank sent. :) Cheap fix if I can't get the one to work.
Telliot wrote:$500!! That's a great deal, congrats again!
Thanks! I thought it was a steal. Especially playing through it. I played it again today. Soooo nice. :)
s_mcsleazy wrote:well i can only speak for my bassman but thats got a red light (it sometimes works however) but blue isnt standard as far as i know.
Yeah Joeleo said he installed it because the original wasn't there. I like the blue. Red light screams Red Alert to me. Blue is more calming. :) LOL
noisepunk wrote:I think blue and red were both standard- I prefer the latter, but they both look nice.
My Univox has a red jewel. I think they are both nice colors. :) The blue goes well with the blue font on the amp.
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by fradubio » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:06 am

I have a UL ProReverb that someone modded w/ a 15" speaker. People often malign the ultralinears, but the pro sounds quite nice. Congrats on your find.

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