Upgrading Reissue Tube Amplifiers



Fender ’57 Bandmaster 5E7 reissue chassis before and after. I gutted out the lengthy stranded conductor wire and replaced it with cloth insulated solid core wire. I also replaced all capacitors and resistors with higher quality components. The amp sounds MUCH better and has a nicer dynamic feel. This type of repair is becoming more common in my shop for players looking to maximize the performance of these types of amps. There is a lot of unlocked potential and you are missing out if you just leave the amp with the stock wiring. I have no idea why Fender uses so much extra lengthy wire in these hand-wired reissue amps. Not to mention the dodgy electronic components. For a few bucks more they could be producing a better product!!



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The 300Guitars Shop

Billy Penn's 300guitars Shop located at 1L Executive Drive in Toms River, NJ will bring your guitars and amplifiers back to life! Specializing in guitar & amplifier repairs and restorations in New Jersey.

  • Guitar Repairs
  • Guitar Restoration
  • Guitar Amplifier Repairs
  • Custom Tube Amp Building
  • Guitar Pickup Rewinding
  • Guitar Amplifier Modifications

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300Guitars Shop 1L Executive Drive Toms River, NJ 08755 Phone: 848-218-0362