UL Fender Silverface Twin into a Head pg. 3

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

Post by øøøøøøø » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:14 am

all stock Fender lamps I know of were red glass jewels. However, replacing them with blue or purple was an easy, reversible, and therefore extremely popular thing to do at the time... 1970s and 1980s. You see a lot of them with this one little custom touch.

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

Post by HNB » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:30 am

fradubio wrote: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.
Thanks! I saw tons of sites that put them down, but I personally like it. :) There were several places I saw good things about them though. Clean and loud is good by me. Like one person said on their site, "If you dislike your ultralinear amplifire, please feel free to ship it to me for proper disposal." LOL
øøøøøøø wrote:all stock Fender lamps I know of were red glass jewels. However, replacing them with blue or purple was an easy, reversible, and therefore extremely popular thing to do at the time... 1970s and 1980s. You see a lot of them with this one little custom touch.
Nice info on these old amps. :) I enjoy the blue so I think it will stay.
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by HNB » Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:59 pm

I got my replacement tank today. Was a killer deal. $18, how could I argue? Here are pics.

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Hooked up and back in the bag.

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

Post by HNB » Tue Mar 20, 2012 6:12 pm

Sound demo. Forgive the camera recording sound quality.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STAn05MP ... e=youtu.be
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Post by noisepunk » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:02 pm

Sounds good, makes me want to go play :D
They tried to give me advice, down at the record shop. I said "Sit down boys, this may come as a SHOCK. But alls I listen to, it's all freedom rock."

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

Post by chnlone » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:07 pm

Yeah, that amp sounds really great! I have a '79 UL Pro Reverb that needs a new tank really bad and I'd been figuring on getting one of those MOD tanks - now I'm 100% sold.

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

Post by HNB » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:15 pm

chnlone wrote:Yeah, that amp sounds really great! I have a '79 UL Pro Reverb that needs a new tank really bad and I'd been figuring on getting one of those MOD tanks - now I'm 100% sold.
I think it sounds really nice. Granted I wasn't able to fix the original, but it is basically the same size, same spring setup, with a couple minor updates. The original parts all fit. :)
noisepunk wrote:Sounds good, makes me want to go play
Thanks! I wish I didn't have company lined up for the next three weeks. I want to play more. I really like this amp. (Aside from moving from room to room. LOL)
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by Joeleo » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:41 pm

Great demo man! It was surreal seeing it again, sounds like it's in great hands. Glad you sorted out the reverb.

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

Post by countertext » Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:57 pm

And the best part is that it only weighs 25 pounds... right?

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Post by HNB » Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:15 pm

Joeleo wrote:Great demo man! It was surreal seeing it again, sounds like it's in great hands. Glad you sorted out the reverb.
Works perfect. Was a pretty easy fix. Just plugged in the new one and was good to go. Love it!
countertext wrote:And the best part is that it only weighs 25 pounds... right?
The tank and wheels might be 25lbs lol. I think the box said it was 70 or 80lbs.
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by noisepunk » Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:18 pm

HNB wrote:
countertext wrote:And the best part is that it only weighs 25 pounds... right?
The tank and wheels might be 25lbs lol. I think the box said it was 70 or 80lbs.
Sounds about right.
They tried to give me advice, down at the record shop. I said "Sit down boys, this may come as a SHOCK. But alls I listen to, it's all freedom rock."

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

Post by countertext » Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:23 pm

I used to help my buddy haul his Twin when I was young. Now I let him do it his damn self.

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Post by HNB » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:22 am

countertext wrote:I used to help my buddy haul his Twin when I was young. Now I let him do it his damn self.
It shows the love people have for an amp when they are willing to drag it all over the place. This almost weighs the same as my wife and there is no way I would carry her all over my house. LOLOLOL
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Re: NAD! UL Fender Silverface Twin (Pic Heavy)

Post by noisepunk » Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:38 am

countertext wrote:I used to help my buddy haul his Twin when I was young. Now I let him do it his damn self.
I almost always get someone to help me carry mine- it weighs practically nothing when the weight is distributed properly, and part of what makes carrying it yourself so hard is the awkward shape.
They tried to give me advice, down at the record shop. I said "Sit down boys, this may come as a SHOCK. But alls I listen to, it's all freedom rock."

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

Post by HNB » Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:16 am

noisepunk wrote:
countertext wrote:I used to help my buddy haul his Twin when I was young. Now I let him do it his damn self.
I almost always get someone to help me carry mine- it weighs practically nothing when the weight is distributed properly, and part of what makes carrying it yourself so hard is the awkward shape.
I wish it has two side handles so you could grab it that way also. :) I am always nervous about carrying it by the one handle.
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