Others claim to use good quality parts, but don't buy the hype. For maximum vintage Tweed Deluxe tone and performance, the Speed Shop goes to great lengths to source only the finest new componentry from top manufacturers and new old stock (NOS) parts wherever possible for every amplifier created. Capturing vintage Fender Mojo is the number 1 priority for Rondo and the Speed Shop.
Vintage-Series: The most accurate, best performing reproduction of the stock 5E3 circuit and chassis available anywhere. Completely assembled and tested.
Please call or email with any questions and/or to place an order.
Featuring Only the Finest Components Available - Expertly Assembled:
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Each completed chassis includes:
Speed Shop Nameplate
Finished vintage speaker wire with Switchcraft plug
Chassis mounting hardware
All amplifiers are guaranteed against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 1 year, parts and labor, with shipping costs the responsibility of the owner. This warranty is voided in the event of abuse, misuse, or any modifications to the circuit performed by third parties or otherwise unauthorized personnel. Vintage components provided on an as-is basis.
All Tweed Deluxe Speed Shop amplifiers are fully tested and auditioned by Rondo prior to shipping.
Studio Recorded Audio Demo:
Guitar: 1968 Gibson 335. Microphones: Sennheiser e906 (close) and AKG 414 (room). Speaker: Celestion Blue. Tubes: NOS Tung-Sol 6V6GT, NOS RCA 12AX7 and AY7, NOS JAN 5Y3. No pedals were used - guitar is straight into amp. No EQ or effects were used.
335: Neil Young Cinnamon Girl, Steely Dan (Larry Carlton) Don't Take Me Alive, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Almost Cut My Hair, Eagles (Don Felder) Victim Of Love & Hotel California.
Amp setup: NOS RCA 5Y3GT, NOS RCA 6V6GT Blackplates, NOS RCA 12AX7 and 12AY7 tubes, 1961 Jensen P12Q speaker; guitar: 1968 Gibson ES-335TD. No effects: guitar is plugged straight into the amp. R&B Riffs, Billy Squier "Lonely is the Night," Cream "Sunshine of Your Love"
Amp setup: NOS JAN 5Y3, NOS Tung-Sol 5881, NOS RCA 12AX7 and 12AY7 tubes, Celestion Alnico Blue speaker; guitar: 1960 Gibson Les Paul Jr. No effects: guitar is plugged straight into the amp. Eric Clapton "Bell Bottom Blues"
To Place an Order:
All chassis are built to order with current lead times of 4-6 weeks. Shipping charges and any applicable taxes must be calculated before payment can be accepted. Please contact us for a complete quote. PayPal, check and wire transfers accepted. All chassis are upgradable to a 240 volt universal power supply. International orders welcome.