Fender Guitar/Amp mating chart - are YOU using the right amp?!

Discussion of vintage Jazzmasters, Jaguars, Bass VIs, Electric XIIs and any other offset-waist instruments.
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Re: Fender Guitar/Amp mating chart - are YOU using the right amp?!

Post by MechaBulletBill » Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:57 pm

Marc wrote:
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Vibrolux is a great match for a Jazzmaster so don't know where it was dreamt up.
To be fair, I could play a fart noise through my vibrolux reverb and I'd still think "wow, listen to how amazing that amp sounds"

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Post by DaddyDom » Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:55 pm

I remember when I was 12 and first started playing. I thought a Fender amp would not be compatible with my epiphone because the brands were different
Unicorn Warrior, it upsets me to this day seeing one brand strap used with another brand guitar - so maybe you were right all along??
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Post by sir h c » Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:42 pm

Could be the 400PS for the first one for guitars, though I don't know if that was still out with the 300 PS. Only way to describe that amp is SVT killer.

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Post by wooderson » Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:58 pm

Making a bit of a deal over a simple marketing chart - for mom and dad coming into the store to buy Junior his Christmas present, here's the price-equivalent amp!

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Post by fuzzjunkie » Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:09 pm

Three strange things about that chart. Why are Starcasters at the top instead of Strats or Teles? Jazzmasters and Twins are no bueno? Por que? And where is the Jaguar? That was a top of the line instrument as far as concept goes, if not sales.

What am I supposed to play my Fender 12 through? A Marshall JCM 800?

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Post by Squirrel » Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:49 am

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And where is the Jaguar? That was a top of the line instrument as far as concept goes, if not sales.
I think the Jaguar was officially discontinued, or at least stopped appearing in catalogues or advertising, in 1975.

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Post by pscates » Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:18 am

Yep. It wouldn't have appeared in a 1976 catalog. They brought it back in the late 90's, I believe?

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Post by MechaBulletBill » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:53 am

wooderson wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:58 pm
Making a bit of a deal over a simple marketing chart - for mom and dad coming into the store to buy Junior his Christmas present, here's the price-equivalent amp!
I wanna be the kid that got a tele deluxe and a quad reverb for xmas :D

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Post by simonhpieman » Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:24 am

The Starcaster was just out in '76. I guess they were keen to push it hard. The cover of that catalogue has a Starcaster on it.

And of course, there's the fact the Starcaster was the most expensive guitar in the book at the time.

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Post by Maggieo » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:02 am

Man, no love for the Vibro Champ. Idiots. :fp:
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Post by Paolo_ray » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:05 am

Hey Simon! Good to see you on here. Which Starcaster did you get in the end?

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Post by simonhpieman » Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:49 pm

Paolo_ray wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:05 am
Hey Simon! Good to see you on here. Which Starcaster did you get in the end?
Thanks mate! There's a blonde one on it's way from Europe.... Will post an NGD if it ever arrives, the suspense is killing me!

How's yours with your new amp? And more to the point, does your new amp correspond correctly with the chart?!

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Post by s_mcsleazy » Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:06 pm

YUS bassman 50's are compatible with all basses..... so plugging any of my guitars into it would be a dirty dirty act.
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Post by offsets4life » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:33 am

One should probably not plug a Jazzmaster into the Bright channel of a 68 Bassman with a 2X15" cab. ;)

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Post by clef051 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:32 pm

Will I die from not using a fender amp?????

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