Zack’s DIY Princeton Reverb Part IV: Chassis Wiring

Zack tackles the wiring of his Princeton Reverb clone in artful fashion.


Zack’s DIY Princeton Reverb Build: Part III

Princeton Reverb Wiring

Part III of a new amp builder’s quest to build a Princeton Reverb clone/replica using new parts and the original AA1164 schematic, with minor updates.

Zack’s Princeton Reverb Build: Part II

Part II of Zack’s quest to build a Princeton Reverb amp from scratch.

Fender Princeton Reverb DIY Build from a new reader: Part 1

Part 1 of a Fender Princeton Reverb replica build from a new reader.

DIY Fender Princeton 5F2-A Guitar Amp

This Fender Princeton Amp circuit (5F2-A) was built into a Peavey Audition 30 practice amp. It was a friend’s amp that had seen many years of playing, abuse, and beer stains. It wasn’t used all that often – his larger amp played the shows and practices. This amp didn’t sound very good, so it probably … Continue reading

Some new Fender Blackface guitar amp cabs

These are a couple of new cabinets I’ve finished: One is a Blackface Fender Princeton Reverb cab with a 12″ speaker, the other is a Blackface Fender Vibrolux cab with two 10″ speakers. The Princeton Reverb cab is a dark mahogany with the customary racing stripe; the Vibrolux cabinet is an almond color with nut … Continue reading

Fender Amp Cabinet Kits

Fender Cabinet Kits for Tweed, Brownface, Blackface, and other Amps This is a short one, but I wanted to recommend a great cabinet maker for Fender amps. He’s been making these cabinets for a while, but I recently found out that he’s based right in my neck of the woods. I bought a Princeton Reverb … Continue reading

Fender Princeton Reverb – Blackface AA1164 Circuit

Fender Princeton Reverb AA1164 circuit build and small mods.

6V6 Tubes vs 6L6 Tubes and more (or less)

Short thoughts on 6V6 and 6L6 Power Tubes.

Tweed Deluxe 5e3 Power Transformer Decisions

Differences in secondary voltages between the Fender Tweed Deluxe power transformer and the Deluxe Reverb power transformer. Something to consider when building your Tweed Deluxe project!